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By Woogy

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: 762 (8% Liked) Likes: 109

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  1. I prefer medicool drills....
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    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  2. Found at Medscape nurses: CARES: An Acronym Organized Tool for the Care of the Dying Bonnie Freeman, RN, MSN, ANP...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. My experience is that, more often than not, the patient knows, or has a pretty darn good idea of what's going on. When...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Kudos to you wanting more knowledge/advice to seek effective pain relief for your patient. Each patient needs a personal...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Once in nursing school I didn't advance a catheter far enough into a male patient and when I inflated the balloon, I knew...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My response would be, "SRry, hammerrred." Every time. 😂😂😂
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Love it and all true. :up: Sometimes I wondered if they were trying to make us quit. :down: Someone 'higher up' at the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Management at my hospital, like a lot of places, upped nurse ratios throughout the hospital. I'm in ER where there is a huge...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. 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
  10. I think the issue is not that it's "not PC," but rather that it's likely illegal.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Oh, one more. Not so much how stupid I looked, but a moment in which an unprofessional comment rolls off the tongue. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Typically when one wants to argue just for the sake of arguing I have found they will resort to pointing out grammar and...
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    Forum: Burn Nursing
  13. Woogy. Absolutely! It's been a long time since I worked in hospitals, but the good, secure in themselves physicians always...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. You realize there's a difference between a suggestion to the prescriber and prescribing, right?
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. What in the world??? People get a grip!!! What's the difference in this posters question and a poster on wound forum asking...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Hey! I liked reading your post. I am a nursing student (cue dramatic music haha) and unfortunately I do see that a lot on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Hi! I'm also a new grad who finished the same time as you. I'm definitely going to look up those book recommendations. ...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. I'm confused as how that's a violation of HIPAA. We used to go into each others rooms all the time for learning, addressing...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. Hospice can be a wonderful and meaningful career if you make a good decision about who to work for. Here are some tips that...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. I am an RN who returned to hospice about five months ago after having last worked in that specialty over six years ago....
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. I am called to be a hospice nurse, as well. I got the calling after watching my FIL die from a terminal, untreatable...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. First, let me say there is nothing "lowly" about being an aide. It is a very needed position. Next, you already have the...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. I am so glad he had you. I would suggest volunteering for a hospice, inpatient if you can because then you can see what the...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. Currently, I am a nursing student. But, between experiences in a clinical setting as well as my own personal life, I feel...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. Hi tewdles. I am very new to hospice nursing (as in only for the last few weeks!) but I have seen that we do use continuous...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  26. The safety of a PCA comes in that oversedation is prevented by the patient having to be unsedated enough to push the button...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  27. We give lots of subcut meds too (Canada) and they work much better, especially when people are not responsive enough to hold...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  28. When I cared for my first hospice patient as a nurse in an LTC facility, I was worried that I'd killed the patient with...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  29. Remember the dying are STILL LIVING...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  30. I recently made a change from working in a VERY busy peds office to hospice. I was getting tired of the every day...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  31. I have a plastic bin full of supplies, catheters, dressings, lab supplies. I have a laptop case with my laptop and charger...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  32. I have been a hospice nurse for 10+ yrs, starting out as a continuous care nurse then moving on to a case manager, when i...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  33. Im currently an STNA in Ohio and a couple months ago, my great grandmother passed away. This was right before I got my first...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  34. nurse430+years Thank you for sharing your story. What a wonderful testimony to life of your father. A server...in life and...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  35. I've had the dream thing before. I use to work pedi oncology and when new patients came to the unit I would dream about...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  36. I need to share this one...This Saturday i was called to home for a patient in distress. I am a home hospice nurses...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  37. I just wanted to say that I'm new to hospice, just finished my first week on my own. So far I absolutely love it. I came...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  38. I'd have to say overall, no. In nursing school I thought being an RN would be so much money, but considering all we do and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Wow...I'm pretty sure being a snitch or "burning bridges" don't matter when patients lives and well being are at risk.
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  40. It's not how much you make, it's what you do with it. A family that lives on $60K a year, but is frugal and has no...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Jeez...calm down. I never said I wasn't okay with what I make I was just pointing out that, unlike the private sector, I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. maybe it is me, but I do not consider my AASN (ADN) to be ONLY a 2 year degree. I did 3 years of 16 + credit hours to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I'm a big fan of being debt free. If your current employment situation is stable, I'd pay them off.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. If your decision is not truly final, then take a look at all your options and make a decision. If you decision is truly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Strongly disagree. Student loan debt should never be undertaken lightly. It can hang over your head for the rest of your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Ever thought about doing foot care? Im basically in the same boat as you, except my goal is to be totally self employed....
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  47. Some people are peckerheads. Some of those peckerheads went to medical school. Treat others reasonably, and expect them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Agree with RNperdiem. You can work while in culinary school, continue to work PRN or part time so you can have benefits...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have not posted on allnurses in awhile but figured this was a good place to start. I have never really had an encounter...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Love this thread! I have a few stories, none nursing related so far, but I can't resist sharing. I'll post them...
    Woogy
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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