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By HeartsOpenWide

Joined Jul 13, '05 - from 'Behind the Big Sequoia Sempervirens'. HeartsOpenWide is a "Birth Center" Staff Nurse. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Ante-Intra-Postpartum, Post Gyne'. Posts: 3,068 (25% Liked) Likes: 2,007

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  1. Our situation at my hospital is dire for nightshift. Our deliveries are down and we've had 2 nurses leave. Our managers...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. They're/their/there
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. You are gonna get a variety of answers. For me, I love 12's but IN A ROW. I cannot function too well if I have my days...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. right now, all you have is an "web interview" (which is usually psycho/social testing to determine if you are a good "fit"...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. Well from what I have heard, they are pretty basic. Dosage and calculations, conversions, etc. I dont think its anything...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. I am shaking my head at the news that poll after poll show americans want higher taxes! Astounded, really. Must be the 49%...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Can it be done? Maybe. Here's what you have to look at: Does your husband make a decent living that it's possible to live...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. The rest of the healthcare team gets to have their weeks. I don't get stuff during RT week or PT week or SW week or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Give her a high-five?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. A 6mo who is ill with RSV cannot rehydrate on his/her own. She needs the IV to rehydrate. And yes, the tourniquet is...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. A kiddo whose fluid deficit has progressed to the point of dry mouth/no tears/decreased urine output -- NEEDS IV FLUIDS. A...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. The only way I would recommend a new grad moving straight into specialty area, even L&D, is 1. the specialty is her/his...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Three days of orientation :eek: I like my license way too much. I agree ask for more and then run for the hills!
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 3 days for a new grad or for anyone is not enough!:uhoh3:
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Crazy? No. Prudent.. yes. No one can learn the routine, policies and procedures in 3 days. It is a set-up for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I think most mothers understand that they will be taking care of their baby 24/7 when they go home, but seriously....one...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Most experienced nurses manage to stay on top of current evidence based practices. I find the idea that your instructor...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. I'm not going to argue CAT testing versus 2 days of paper, as I've seen that argument over and over and don't think we'll...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It's the "let's give everyone an award just for participating" mentality.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. The newer generation of nurses coming up in the world are brought up with the idea that trying equates to a good job. So...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVEEEE IT!!!! I could have written this myself. My turn. -Nowadays they just give anyone a nursing license....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. The remedial one.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I don't even care if it is a HIPAA violation, If it was my child (with my knowledge), that would be the least of their...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. A naked corpse was found and the cops knew she was a nurse. Her stomach was empty, her bladder was full, and her ass was...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Nurses initiate isolation precautions at my hospital. We have patients all the time who we've known for YEARS and we know...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  26. I took it in 1999 via paper and pencil (computerized was not available). It took about a month to get results back.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  27. RATTS! I messed up my last post! To be purrfect, it would all be in lowur case with no punctuashon just one long poorly...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. I'm cracking up already! That thread was my absolute favorite. We can start it again... but who wants to count the...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. :yeah: Here we go, keep 'em coming
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Just ask any random member of the American public and they'll tell you that there is a big nursing shortage. The propaganda...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. I'd be willing to bet a LOT of money that the average door handle in a hospital has WAY more germs on it than an unbathed...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  32. i think we need to go back to sesame street actually is- it was founded as, and is, a show about a neighborhood and it's...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  33. i think that the 'sesame street age' is precisely when these children should be introduced to breast fdg. it is at this...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  34. I would have to say that the reactions to breastfeeding appearing on Sesame Street are extremely negative. Some people that...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  35. When I was told that I must say (to EVERY patient) "I'm going to close the curtain now to ensure your privacy"....I nearly...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. You couldn't PAY me to recite lines from a script to my patients. Though I am 100% convinced that management level people...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. OMG did you guys not read the link i posted too the FDA? Do any of you know what is in Plan B? The exact same hormones that...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing News
  38. You're backwards-- ADN is a 2 year degree (often 3 with pre-reqs)- BSN is 4 (sometimes 5 with prereqs)-- show me ONE...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. I wear Cherokee, my coworker wears Urban, and let me tell you.... When we walk in a room together, the patients immediately...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Is administration handing out a color-coding key for patients on admission, so they'll know what each color represents? If...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Why risk it? An arrest might even limit your chances of getting into school.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  42. i don't think there's anything wrong w/pharmacists giving injections, and aides assisting w/pt care. it's good business...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Ok I know people are sick of hearing about the MA's calling themselves nurses threads, but I just need to vent for a minute...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Of course the hospital doesn't want "us nurses" to have our own insurance.. See with insurance we have protection and a...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. The lawyers at your hospital have a vested interest in protecting the facility, not you. And the less protected you are the...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Eight years. That is how long I’ve been in nursing. Just eight years. I haven’t been on AN in a while. I used to frequent...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. It's called the OFF switch.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing News
  48. Making friends is always important in any facet of life. You never know when you can help each other. My daughter made...
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. We need to be proactive with this and be vocal via our nursing organizations and with our legislators.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: Nursing News
  50. Thanks, and you will, just go in with confidence and pray, and take breaks if you have to.
    HeartsOpenWide
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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