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Joined Jul 2, '05 - from 'Exactly where I want to be!'. He has '7' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU/L&D, currently CFCN and Hospice!!'. Posts: 792 (8% Liked) Likes: 138

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  1. This is a really old thread so I'm not sure if a previous poster will answer you. However, field case management in work...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. i have seen several threads on this topic and wanted to add the perspective of a physician... obtaining a license as an...
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    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  3. Hi Bizi, You may not be hearing from some owners because there have been podiatric lurkers who have used these forums to...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  4. I dont believe the lurkers are other nurses. My experience with other foot care nurses has been nothing but positive. In...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  5. Put my first application in for a totally non healthcare job. Being a nurse has just caused me depression and anxiety. Even...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  6. I think most people respect and treasure nurses who do that work and want to be there. However, do you want a nurse who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. When you find a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life. However, when you find a job you hate, every day is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. RN1023, I am so sorry you are going through this. I totally know where you are coming from. I've been a nurse for 8...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Speaking for myself, making a positive difference in someone's life had no bearing on the fact that I was miserable, sleep...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. You didn't lose your empathy; you were in a toxic environment where you subsequently had a crisis, a mental breakdown. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. only accept the extra shift on the last day of your pay period....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm sorry but that is just hogwash. It is not unprofessional to not be available to answer the phone for any reason unless...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I believe in this: everyone is legally entitled to rest and meal periods. I believe in this: rest and meal periods should...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. It was my very first day of clinicals. I had visited the patient the night before to let her know I would be her student...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I was working in the NICU. Little guy had been born at 26 weeks and had a terrible course - bad head, bad gut and bad...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My first experience with death was a 38 week fetal demise. Mom was Ok that AM in her OBGYN's office and then later that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I remember a tiny, extremely contracted little lady with very advanced dementia. She was just like a little ball of a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. It is your responsibility to your patients to initiate Safe Harbor or whatever your state requires if there is a situation...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. As others said, I wouldn't only because it's not necessary. If it were, and I thought it could save the persons life, I...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I am not in NP school so I don't know what are the kinds of things they teach you. Maybe you had to learn more because it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I do not think that having more education is a bad thing at all. I do feel that the NCLEX for the ADN and BSN should be...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. I have been doing nursing foot care since 1982 and I have often told my clients that I provide a medical procedure and if...
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    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  23. As has been pointed out a couple of times in this thread, the answer to your question depends on the roles of various...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. I wasn't replying directly to you, Race Mom. It was actually more towards where the entire thread was heading. Nowhere did...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. The law requires the hospice to share the POC and other relevant documentation with the SNF for continuity of care. Most of...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. But like Race explained, the hospice nurses are involved in weekly/biweekly IDG meetings, where they're privy to all aspects...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  27. But again, she didn't say anything about the role of other nurses. She was only clarifying the role of the hospice nurse. If...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  28. Okay, let's back up. Part of hospice is also providing care and services to family members. I have NEVER met a SNF or LTCF...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  29. The clear answer is, the SNF or LTCF should not have access to the hospice's EMR. What is to prevent them from accessing...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  30. She never said anything about what SNF nurses do and don't do for the patients. She was speaking only about what the role of...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  31. "One of the locations is very easy going, allows mini crisis kit, will allow verbal orders until signed one is faxed, will...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  32. Since you're on good terms with the ownership, go talk to them about it. They can't be aware of your difficulty if you...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  33. I didn't expect to be insulted and frowned upon during my very FIRST interview, but that is exactly what happened. This was...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. I'm not against education. What I am against is elitism in nursing, in which some nurses have sought to split the profession...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. I've not been a nurse for very long at all, and already I've had a figurative door slammed in my face more times than I can...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. I too was like you. I was burned out with school and did not want to get my BSN, but hospitals want the BSN so that's what I...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. I'm sorry this is happening to us. I have my own kids' college fees coming up soon. And I don't see the point of a BSN for...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. I have been feeling the same way about getting the BSN. I graduated in my mid 30s just a few years ago. I don't mind...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  39. Nursing was a second career for me. I have a previous 4 year degree and had a career in that area. Now I'm middle aged, 3...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. Woogy, fwiw, as someone with no dog in this race, I don't think you said anything wrong. IMO, Muno read into your post...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  41. I prefer medicool drills....
    Race Mom
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  42. Found at Medscape nurses: CARES: An Acronym Organized Tool for the Care of the Dying Bonnie Freeman, RN, MSN, ANP...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  43. My experience is that, more often than not, the patient knows, or has a pretty darn good idea of what's going on. When...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  44. Kudos to you wanting more knowledge/advice to seek effective pain relief for your patient. Each patient needs a personal...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  45. Once in nursing school I didn't advance a catheter far enough into a male patient and when I inflated the balloon, I knew...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. My response would be, "SRry, hammerrred." Every time. 😂😂😂
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Love it and all true. :up: Sometimes I wondered if they were trying to make us quit. :down: Someone 'higher up' at the...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Management at my hospital, like a lot of places, upped nurse ratios throughout the hospital. I'm in ER where there is a huge...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. No one is saying that they don't do a great job. I am sure they do. But they are being hired because they work cheaper. Sort...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I think the issue is not that it's "not PC," but rather that it's likely illegal.
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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