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By salvadordolly

Joined Mar 22, '13 - from 'Wisconsin'. salvadordolly is a RN. She has '22' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Oncology, Med-Surg'. Posts: 201 (33% Liked) Likes: 151

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  1. I love this post. Feels like a support to me even those you all suffer from different ailments. I was diagnosed with...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. I am a recent grad from an ADN program. I found it extremely difficult to find a job because everyone wanted BSN or at...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. You should never do anything that is going to make you feel uncomforable or that you believe to be wrong. If she is asking...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. They say that any organization is reflected on the core of it's leadership and since your instructors are untrustworthy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Something very similar happened to me many many years ago when I worked at a tiny rural hospital. What I was told to do my...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. My favourite so far: " Why do nurses have so many letters after their names and what do they all mean?" No he didn't!...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Maybe not, but as someone who has worked adults and PEDs you should always know why your pt is on fluids/feeds and if there...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Leslie this is a very excellent point!!! Most of the frustrations I have had dealing with BPD patients has been in relation...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. It's true... in the sense that we all have traits of Axis II disorders to varying degrees, but the diagnostic criteria are...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Hospitals will always act in the best interest of profit. When the ANA launched the BSN in 10 movement they picked four...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. *** It's a lot worse than that since we haven't even decided that a single level is desirable. I for one am opposed to a...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. As far as I know, the "evidence" that acute care patient outcomes are significantly improved with higher levels of BSN staff...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. This is a classic example of why incident reports should be completed. There are clearly root cause analysis issues here...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. In December 2010, I was forced to retire from nursing after 35 years, due to my deteriorating health, and now receive SSDI....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Sorry this is happening to you and your unit. This is often a case, in my opinion, of managers who have never worked a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I think it opens you up to being an easier stalking subject.....Just like the people who have the designs on the back of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. i too have wondered about the rn plates. i'd never do it -- i don't feel the need to have the general public know what i do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Having some notification that you are a nurse can save you from traffic tickets.......not that I would know ANYTHING about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. When the Charge gives you admission number 2, I would NOT be shy about saying, I will take that admission, but you will have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. This is the approach I would take: 1. Whatever you do, don't print off the items from the website. That is very...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Interesting to see the different perspectives on this issue, particularly that some people think that there is some sort of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. As someone who performs evaluations, I can say without a shadow of a doubt that there is no reason to bring the online...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I thank God that not only did you survive, but that you are my colleague. The perspective you bring to the bedside is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Okay, a couple people are saying to go to HR, but the "mean" nurse hasn't done anything. At least nothing that the OP can...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. I feel so sad reading your post, because you sound so miserable! I know that you can't be nearly as bad of a nurse as you...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  26. Unless something very unlikely happens, it will kill your chances of ever getting a good nursing job. You might be able to...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  27. yes to all three questions, FOR SURE. if you wait too long they wont hire u cuz they know you must switch jobs when u become...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. Wow! Just wow! I would have to hold my tongue. She's obviously not being safe to the pt at all! I would continue to tell the...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Oh, well, if students and new grads feel LTC is less prestigious, then it must be true. No one knows more about the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. *** Good advice I am sure. However then you are stuck working at a Magnet hospital - Ug! Exployers of last resort.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. Read ANY of the posts on other forums and you'll see nurses dissatisfied no matter where they work. I've been in long term...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. Blackcat, I'm waiting for the thread were you tell us your facility was finally shut down by the state or something. :)
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. i put my notice in today, going to a different facility and I'm going to be trained as a floor nurse while they are opening...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. Do you actually have 50 pts all to yourself? Meds and treatments and everything? Or is this one of those "I'm the only...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  35. What a shame that you have to work with a bunch of drama queens! This is why I never socialize with co-workers outside of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. What a bunch of donkeys. You have nothing to reproach yourself for. Mean people suck.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. That's crazy! I think there are some discussions like that among my daughter and her friends... Of course, she's 5. Ha....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Thank you for the responses. Very valid points have been brought up. I will not be signing this form. I am going to print a...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  39. Disclaimer - not a psych nurse. I am seeing some obvious red flags. I do not get to choose who these techs are, they...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  40. First of all, that photocopied note is nothing but a (slightly) veiled threat. Obviously, there is an original copy...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. As far as getting/giving report, it often takes way longer than it should (when you do a walking report) because of...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. I would draw up a job description including her "responsibilities" including the correction of the unlicensed personnel AND...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. Hmm - seems you probably have a very accurate idea of what is going on. So what are you going to do about it? First of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. Always say no. Answer no to everything mental health or substance abuse related and keep any sort of treatment that you...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  45. That is a question an employer has no business asking in an interview. It's discriminatory and therefore illegal. I would...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  46. Violation of HIPAA is violation, no matter who the culprit is. Report to the privacy office and let them handle it. As to...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  47. Not sure if your unit is electronic or not, but in most facilities, this is not possible. A patient doesn't have to ask...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  48. I am fresh out of nursing school (BSN) and the first thing we learned was alcohol/substance abuse is a mental disorder an...
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    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  49. (many years of teaching "management" classes) Management 101: NEVER take action based on hearsay or any other source of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Get the ADN if your only goal is to have a job. Get a BSN if you want to have more opportunities and employment choices...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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