Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: FlyingScot

From Date
  1. Horizontal Harassment?  A nice name for bullying.
    "I believe that as nurses, we belong to a sacred community. A sisterhood and a brotherhood. Nursing is not a career, it is a calling." Actually this might be what your disppointment stems from....
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    It means I can't believe a nurse would actually publicly and unapologetically admit to putting her "needs" before her patient's.
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Transport in the hospital.
    Wasn't there a thread not too long ago about the nurses being assigned to shovel the parking lot and side-walks when it snowed?
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Sure to get flamed for this
    -Co-worker reporting me to management for stealing narcotics (which I did NOT do). -Same co-worker responding on hospital wide survey that I was not "safe" and should be terminated -Same co-worker...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. CPR in Prone Position
    KAM212, can I just tell you how sorry I am for your loss. I have taken care of many ARDS patients (although they were children) and it is one of the worst diseases I have ever had to deal with. So...
    Jul 16
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    You must have me confused with someone else because I never said you or anyone else was lazy. And as far as I can tell I didn't "slam" anyone either. You, yourself, said you were callous and made...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    Just let me know when you're coming and I'll be ready. 😄
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    If 28 years of experience (I need to update my profile) constitutes not being a nurse for very long then, ummm, okay and no I don't work with saints nor am I one but I've never made a decision on how...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    If the nurses were really the cause of his port infections and they actually caused the skin breakdown then there was truly something horribly wrong with them and they have absolutely no business...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. accessing a port for just one blood draw
    I don't even know how to react to this. I am truly stunned.
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Sure to get flamed for this
    I think you have a very balanced reaction to your situation and would love to precept you. One thing I wanted to point out is that when the preceptor turned your question back on you and made you...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Sure to get flamed for this
    No worries. Actually I wasn't all that bent out of shape about your post. I mostly (and apparently incorrectly) used it as a platform to try to explain the difference between respecting someone and...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Sure to get flamed for this
    There is a big difference between respecting someone and acting respectfully. There are many people I have run into for whom I do not nor ever will have respect but they'll never know it because I...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Nursing pack and watches
    Not a facility thing. We got dinged for it. You can carry them to the room/bay you are going to use them but carrying extras in your pocket is considered unsafe storage.
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Sure to get flamed for this
    Tell us how that works out for you because I'm not alone in finding that many of these nurses have no interest in being mentored unless it means only being told what special little snowflakes they...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Nursing pack and watches
    Just a little FYI. Carrying flushes on your person is a JCAOH violation. Not that we all don't do it.
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Every woman from 13-100 who came to the ED with abdominal pain got a pelvic exam in the ED where I worked. We used the fiber optic speculums and would set them up prior to the MD/PA going in....
    Jul 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Hours at the NICU during the year?!
    The term you are looking for is "geriatric" and can I just say thank you for your polite use of the word "seniors" to describe our elderly patients. I despise it when posters call them "old people"....
    Jul 8
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. What is your favorite smiley?
    I miss the eating popcorn one. Lately it seems I could have used it pretty often. 😝
    Jul 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Hyperventilating
    Sometimes syncopal episodes are accompanied by jerking extremities that might look like a brief seizure.
    Jul 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. CEN, ENA, TNCC
    Is this your first time searching the internet for information?
    Jul 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Step pay effect on older nurses getting hired?
    Oh, and I completely agree with Esme on the EMR thing. The younger generation has NO IDEA what early EMR's were like and yet we managed to function. DOS was the spawn of Satan. EMR's today are...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Step pay effect on older nurses getting hired?
    Having worked in both sectors (currently in a unionized facility) I have to say I enjoy the fact that I can expect a raise for "sticking it out" as well as for my skill and expertise rather than...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. CPR in Prone Position
    Don't you think this was a little harsh? Personally I think it's a great question given the patient's status and inability to tolerate being supine. And clearly others have had the same question...
    Jun 9
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. Feminism, Nursing, and Gender
    Apparently you have not met the nuns at my Catholic elementary school!!! :cheeky:
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


Top