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By katierobin23

Joined Dec 31, '12. Posts: 103 (45% Liked) Likes: 90

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  1. Patient who couldn't swallow and had a hiatal hernia. No one could get an NG tube down. Patient had been NPO for 10 days...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I don't know how people don't take their breaks, I get hangry if I don't eat! I'm a new grad, so I'm still pretty bad at...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. There are many threads on this subject. Just like there are many news and journal articles on the same. I don't smoke so...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Given the large number of grammar, punctuation, and spelling mistakes in the original post -- I'm not so sure the OP is...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  5. Running for a comfy chair and popcorn for the fireworks that are sure to begin. But I'll bite...any nurse who is making...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  6. ADN: 21, BSN: 42 Cool math huh? Don't recommend this interval BTW.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. As a new grad, I am often reminded of the mantra "there is no such thing as a stupid question" every time I get that...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Really? You're checking your email and you don't even have a patient anymore. Work-related or not, would it kill you to help...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. You can go ahead and take on all that responsibility if you feel so inclined, super nurse.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Imagine intubating your almost dead ICU patient, having to bag them AND set up the vent. See the value????
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. I don't get the people here who are acting like the OP is some kind of a wimp for not wanting to cover 49 patients for a...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. We do all our flushes off the pump. Reason being that while flushing you are continuing to infuse the medication that was...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Maybe with your BSN, you could learn correct grammar and punctuation.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Whatever does the first post mean? It is illiterate claptrap.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Hope you don't fall off your high horse and crack your cranium, some useless BSN might take care of you- the point being...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. what does WHPS mean?
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    Forum: Washington Nursing
  17. I actually pity those who do this. People that are secure with themselves, aware of their strengths and are classy in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Does a bear defecate in the woods? A&P is the basis of everything. You can't really follow pathophysiology if you don't...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. At the risk of sounding offensive, I would stop all of your test-specific preparation and find an English tutor. From your...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. I've never once felt that I HAD TO share my religious beliefs... or lack thereof.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. Ours work from 8a to whenever. Our Breast is Best committee requires them see every mom who is breastfeeding at least 2x...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Well, I can't speak for the person who originally responded to you but I was also put off by your original question. When...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You double check every single med. Well, I think that is a bit over the top. I understand certain medications being double...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I completely agree. That doctor is a sadist and a control freak-I wouldn't want him anywhere near me, my loved ones, or...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. :eek: Wow. I'm sorry, but that's just plain cruel. I understand that sometimes family don't make the decisions we would...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. easy to say if you don't work with life and death in seconds and are mixing multiple drips all at the same time, while...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Honestly, the scariest for me had nothing to do with another person, but me not double checking a drip I was mixing. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I had the same reaction to the cost. $36K is less than what one year at my university cost.
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. 5+ years ago I would have said to get your ADN and then do an RN-BSN while working. However, a lot more hospitals are not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. We have a maximum of 3, and we never get asked to take more. Not sure if it matters, but we have a strong union presence at...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  31. Thanks. :) It is my intention to go back into nicu, but I'll have to relocate to do so. All the units down here are...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  32. Having gone off the ledge and away from the profession and back in again, I finally learned a few things about nursing in...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  33. If you can't make it on a nurse's salary you're doing something wrong. Try getting by with $9/hr while in school.
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. None of the studies matter. I mean,we could argue about this till you are blue in the face. Employers want what...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. Don't you think this was a little harsh? Personally I think it's a great question given the patient's status and inability...
    katierobin23
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  36. OMG I am startled didn't realize there was this kind of interaction between educated professionals name calling and...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  37. Enjoy this forum , express your opinions , expect others to give their views , they may be different from yours . It is far...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. I try to tell this to my younger coworkers all the time, but they just won't listen. I didn't at their age either. ...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Dunno what board you've been reading, but we discuss financial concerns - including compensation - quite often. So has...
    katierobin23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. "Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted" Ralph Waldo Emerson...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Hi, I worked there on a contract, and it depends on where you will be working, I guess you might be considering Sidra...
    katierobin23
    Forum: International Nursing
  42. The salaries are high only for US, Canada passport holders.
    katierobin23
    Forum: International Nursing
  43. Yes that is true ! I worked there last year. If you have a number of years of experience and also if any managerial kind of...
    katierobin23
    Forum: International Nursing
  44. ...to snuggle a baby for me, since I had to leave the NICU. Have you done it?
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  45. Yeah, not too bad. Like a blind squirrel that found an acorn with the new job. I really fell into a great position, better...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  46. I work in an ICU that would consider 15 years low seniority. I have over 40 hears of experience and have learned to pick my...
    katierobin23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  47. Honestly I don't believe anyone is named shithead, la-a, lemonjello, orangejello, female, abcde. Let's not post the same...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  48. Yeah but threads like these are so much fun to read unlike the endless nclex posts that are taking over right now. (I...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  49. Ok, what is the alternative to strike nurses? If the nurses that are hired to take care of the patients are on strike, who...
    katierobin23
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  50. Wow, this is an interesting topic, though I am disappointed that it isn't more constructive in a place like this.
    katierobin23
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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