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Joined Dec 31, '12. Posts: 140 (44% Liked) Likes: 135

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  1. I don't really like the term "junior doctor"- almost as bad as the term, "physician extender." Words do matter and to be...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. PP, I've been in practice for 30 years, you were most likely older, more near 25-26 weeks as we would have never ever...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. To the PP, please understand that your story is NOT the norm (although I'm sure we all wish it was). Powell and colleagues...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. I tried NICU after 10 years as a Pediatric Nurse. I lasted 3 weeks. I think it was all the NICU "success" cases that I just...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. I have a few thoughts on this. We do DCC for mostly all newborns, especially preemies and have done for at least a few...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. But in all seriousness, here's a few. If you get a kiddo who ends up with a dusky foot after umbilical line insertion,...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Never trust a 35 weeker. Doubly so if they are white and have a penis.
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. I'm surprised by this admission: You'd think that they'd be a bit more careful about snapping cell phone photos and then...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. I'm just trying to figure out the logistics of snapping a photo on one's cell phone while maintaining a sterile field. I'm...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. I like the comment in the video that the baby was "in a fetal position!" Uh...you know where that term comes from, right?...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Thanks Jean Marie! I actually work in Neonatal ICU though, so trying to have a conversation with a patient would only elicit...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. We do quite a bit of teaching about car seat and car seat safety. We are all trained as staff on the proper fit and how to...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. "When I know differently" is a big red flag I hate to say - don't ever say that to a manager or even an agency. The...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. We recently had 2 (from our unit) train as car seat techs, and they are available at least once a month on a Monday for the...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Never heard of a facility using double-lumen UACs. Would be especially problematic for growth requirements as you are...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    katierobin23
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. This just made my day!:yes:
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I live in Massachusetts. I have not encountered this from nursing staff. I have always worked with gay co-workers- when...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I just call people out on it and make it known I will not tolerate their outward intolerance. Just like if someone were...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. There has been news recently of a transgender teen who committed suicide because her parents did not accept her and she felt...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Once a baby goes into an bassinet where I work, safe sleep is implemented, and this includes HOB flat. We have to have an...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. In our NICU, new hires work 12-hour shifts (7-7), but there are still some day shift and evening shift nurses grandfathered...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. Having a mix of 8's and 12's makes staffing an unbelievable nightmare.
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. I had a baby this week that was consistently scoring 4 and below and the family was going to be discharged. Luckily, the dr...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. Would you expect a physician to only go by a first name? Of course not. Nursing is no different. Are you a nurse? If so,...
    katierobin23
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  26. As an employee, HIPAA does not apply to you; it only applies to patients. Additionally, some states require both first and...
    katierobin23
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  27. Mom. Definitely mom.
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  28. A good friend of mine once got fired from a baby for turning the lights on to assess the kid. :no: Usually getting "fired"...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  29. This. Agreed 1000%. Wish all NICU aspirants would understand this.
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  30. First of all, working nights does not mean you are at the bottom of anything. That's insulting to those of us who work...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  31. If you don't mind my asking....apart from the danger of metal pieces getting hot, why were babies under the warmer with...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  32. Caffeine isn't given to prevent bradycardia, it's to combat apnea of prematurity (of which bradycardia/desaturation is a...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  33. How about "could of"? Drives me nuts.
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. She is Jewish and if she makes through nursing school she will be a Jewish nurse as the OP asked
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  35. I am really trying to understand how you think this is ok to say or do. This post scares me. I hope you educate yourself...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Please find a new position. It does not appear that you are enjoying this one anyway, so why not? At any facility in...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Perhaps you need to consult with your company trainer/educator to take some courses on Alzheimer's & dementia training and...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Is this a joke? Your treatment of a man who has dementia and a brain injury is what is appalling.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Stood in front of the fridge trying to figure out why my PYXIS fingerprint wasn't working. Pulled over to sleep once...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I once wore two different shoes to work. On more than one occasion I've tried to use my parking ramp card to swiped through...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. ...you try to use the car remote to unlock your front door. :confused:
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. You could have gone to your clinical instructor and told him/her what was going on, instead of being immature and...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. The fact that you don't even realize that this is not okay is mind - blowing to me. Did you really expect people to applaud...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Because you took report on the patient and are "responsible" for them. Because leaving under these circumstances is...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Then he is not at all a "nurse eater", but a generous person, paying it forward by making YOU a better nurse.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. And honestly an attitude like that should have failed you out of clinical. If I had a student peace out halfway through...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. OP, I can see from the number of threads that you are starting that you're really, REALLY interested in becoming a nurse....
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. This topic has been discussed to death with many different opinions on what to do. After my recent ordeal, I just want to...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. That's what we have and you would find about 20 empty ones scattered at kids bedsides...no joking! So now it is in the...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  50. Somebody has nothing better to do at 4 am, 5 threads in 13 minutes all saying "Men don't go into nursing". I guess you...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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