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  1. Hospice...hostile and toxic work environment!
    There's always another job. No reason to love a job in a toxic environment.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Hospice...hostile and toxic work environment!
    I don't know what's going on but I would get gone. If the boss doesn't like you it doesn't get better. Hugs.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Do you need all those degrees?
    Yup I did it for me. Were I younger I would get some more education. For me. At this point I am too tired to deal with f/t work AND school. But I love learning.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Assessing Acute Abdominal Pain vs. Cancer Abdominal Pain
    So what does he think was wrong with your assessment skills? You identified an urgent problem and sent them to the unit. For the docs to figure that out.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Question about dressing
    What's the terminal diagnosis? Is your agency necessarily responsible for the dressing supplies?
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Nurse with anxiety/depression
    You must see your PCP and discuss your feelings. Depression and anxiety are medical conditions that can be managed. Ask me how I know. ;)
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Getting Thrown Under the Bus
    Honey, hang in. And never believe what you're promised on the interview. Hugs.
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Assessing Acute Abdominal Pain vs. Cancer Abdominal Pain
    The perforation signs you mentioned can also indicate cancer.
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. What shoes do you wear?
    Birkenstock. Pricy but they last forever.
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Nclex pn results have been cancelled
    How did you get in with your phone? They're pretty clear that you empty everything, including phones, and put them in a locker.
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Should we teach unlicensed caregiver . . . . .
    We stopped using the cream because it's expensive to compound. And my agency is all about the census and bonuses.
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. Books that help nurses deal with death
    No books. Just time and experience, and it will still hurt when you lose someone you care for.
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Training for a new job and NO PAY???
    Oh, hells no.
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. Not sure if I should switch....
    It should pay what you're making because you will work from 5 p Friday through 5 a Monday. 24/7. I love hospice but in no way would I take such a position. I'm too old and tired.
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Safe sleep aid for alzhiemer/dementia residents
    And you have been polite to me? I was blunt. You and other have been rude.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Safe sleep aid for alzhiemer/dementia residents
    I did not say that. So much for reading comprehension. Thank you.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Safe sleep aid for alzhiemer/dementia residents
    Oh, for goodness sake. You were quite clear that you wanted her quiet because she was disturbing the other residents. How you got from that to eating one's young I don't know. Personally, I...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Safe sleep aid for alzhiemer/dementia residents
    My problem with your request is that you are looking for a chemical restraint. Think long and hard before doing that - or at east, don't post about it on a message board.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Anyone else having their per visit pay cut due to Medicare cuts?
    No. But I would certainly be looking for another job.
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Nurses carrying weapons
    I think I love you, Al.
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. DME
    DME
    That;s who we use. They're fine. Just get a good, inclusive per diem.
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. Nursing home pt catches on fire
    I hate when I set myself on fire. Harshes the whole darn day.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Organizing your car
    I have a bin in the trunk. A file rack is on my front seat. A smaller bin with gloves, alcohol wipes, etc is on the floor in front.
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Patients still wanting a lot of treaments
    How many is a lot? If you have a census-driven management team they will admit people who clearly aren't ready.
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. Leaving Job While on Orientation
    Give notice. You don't want to burn bridges so do the right thing.
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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