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Joined Jan 6, '13. Posts: 366 (36% Liked) Likes: 236

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  1. This is life. Keep your head down, your mouth shut, and get your grade. Then as a nurse, use that memory to motivate you to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. I was listening to the doctors at a meeting praising the scribes an I finally blurted out that I am 100% sure that if nurses...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. For current and prospective NP students and current NP's, what was your pre-masters coursework in pharmacology and...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Georgetown is a reputable quality program. I would be nervous about schools wiling to accept you without concern of your...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. I am not an NP or PA, but my hospital uses the term LIP, Licensed Independent Provider. It sounds more respectful than...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Can't stand midlevel provider or physician extender. Our hospital recently moved to "advanced practice provider" for both NP...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. If you're planning on transferring to finish your bachelors, then PTK is a great resource for transfer scholarships &...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I think you have a few things mixed up. See if you can follow. You have periphreal and central nervous system PNS =...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Today I had a patient whose pupils were about 4mm bilaterally, equal, round and non-reactive. When assessing the pupils, I...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. When you assess for consensual response make sure you are looking at both eyes; for example when you shine the light in the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Also, for future reference, when resigning give one copy of your letter to the nurse manager and another copy to HR at the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. When I was a RN working in the ER I used to chaperone ER residents in the room during pap smears sometimes they give me this...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. First off, nurse practitioners are not "acting like a doctor". Nurse practitioners practice within their legal scope of...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. It is USED to refer to NPs and PAs; it should not be used to refer to NPs. Sent from my iPhone.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. When I first started my program I was very frustrated trying to find my own preceptors but once you make your first...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. THANK YOU. My presentation for my oral boards revolves around a paper of this very nature. There is nothing "Midlevel"...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Slippery slope. I can see the logic in it but the potential for abuse scares the crap out of me.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Just throwing this out there, but you mentioned in the beginning of your post that you plan to get a year's experience at...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Are you an NP, who is being told by supervising physicians to order opioid analgesics? I just wanted to clearly...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Yammar, have you tried community health centers, free health clinics , health departments or joining the NP network in your...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. A few things to think about. 1. You got drilled like a medicine fellow and survived. This should mean you are nearing...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. The mistake that most people make is that they think they can just make a bunch of phone calls and something will turn up. ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. And that also happens with unassigned preceptors. One of our educators recently completed her doctorate- not only was she...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. olvr00, I have to laugh because you just described what 90% of my class wears, and they sure look comfy. I am an older...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. But there are benefits to finding your own preceptor: Your chance of ending up in a location that is a hassle to get to is...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  26. "We" aren't anything. You are a student early in your education, not an APN, so hold off on considering yourself one until...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  27. I feel compelled to make a few comments, they aren't directed at the poster, just good for thought. Now in 19 states...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. I don't regret it at all; it was the best life choice I have made as far as my quality of life, overall happiness, and...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. Hmmm....sounds like an office who likely doesn't respect the NP title as a provider. Does the doctor who is there do...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. I still wear my whites AND my cap, proudly.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I wore this type of garb in the late 80's. My white cap had a thick black velvet ribbon and two little gold RN pins. I...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Crusty ol' bat here. I graduated in the 1970's too. I worked in orthopedics and kept knocking my cap off whenever I had a...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. There is no difference between scope of practice. There is no such thing as "ADN scope of practice". Both are RNs and that...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. Honestly, I would hold off and take a full-time NP job.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. I just had an image of a nurse walking by a pt room with a sock or a tie on the door handle. LOL
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. *shrugs* Reattach the leads and let them have their "therapeutic" time; as long as safety measures are in place, it's...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. It will happen less and less the longer you practice. Don't let it bother you. If they want to see the doctor let them see...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  38. You can do it!! take a Refresher course either in person or online. Take CPR and other courses that interest you for example...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  39. Future - Why is it you seem to want to hijack this and any other thread you post on to discuss your agenda? This is not a...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  40. Glad to see this thread. I worked as an RN in a functional medicine clinic and am getting my MSN so I can be a functional...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. This is your most important course, at least for your first few years of practice. You need to be able to do a full or...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  42. yes also glass bottles, glass three bottle chest tube set up, metal trachs, gomco suction set up, crank beds, no lifting...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. In the days of large green oxygen cylinders at the bedside, glass IV bottles and chest tube drainage bottles, large open...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. When I worked as an LVN (91-93), we wore all white. I had the most comfortable pair of big clunky white NurseMates (truly...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I forgot glass IV bottles, that we taped down the side with masking tape, of course that was after we did the math, on our...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I've been a nurse since temperatures were taken with glass/mercury thermometers. We had fifty that we kept in a metal pan in...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. I've been a nurse since doctors and nurses smoked at the desk. I was working the night John Lennon was killed. We wore those...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I charted with a 4 color pen to show which shift I was working. "/QUOTE] I had forgotten that! Black/blue 7-3 shift,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. This November marks my 40th year in nursing. Two thirds of my life. I remember being so thrilled when we were allowed to...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Me Too!!! I remember having to wear a 'spacesuit' to take care of my first AIDS patient.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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