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  1. Thinking about Per Diem
    I thought the same thing about the orientation, Christine, but I wonder why they called me? They have my resume stating how long I've been out of the hospital scene. Hmm, anyway I spoke with the...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Thinking about Per Diem
    I am considering Per Diem nursing. Do they have orientation for Per Diem nurses and for how long? I've been out of the hospital setting for 8 years and I desperately want to go back to brush up on my...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Per Diem Nurses?
    $18.80??!!!! Are you a LPN?? I've never heard of a Registered Nurse in this time and age making $18.80. Where are you from? You need to get out of that job and no RN should work at $18.80 per hour....
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. End of Per Diem?
    I doubt if Per Diem is going anywhere. Hospitals are always going to have call-outs and I was just hired as a per diem nurse in a local hospital. I also notice that all hospitals in my area are...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What would you do?
    Thank you for replying, xoemmylouox.
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What would you do?
    You work hard, you're a competent, caring nurse. You're always on time, only calling out of work twice in four years and your patients and family members simply think the world of you, but the people...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Certified Nurses Day excluding people
    You don't have to be so sensitive about giving out ribbons only to certified nurses, it's not like nurses like each other anyway. I say separate nurses as far and as wide as one can, so they don't...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Work is Hazardous to My Health
    That's the support you get when venting to some nurses. I'm sure they treat their co-workers the same way. QUOTE=MunkiRN;7229396]DISCLAIMER: No Medic Students were harmed in the writing of this...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Short nursing staff
    Why doesn't anyone call the State Health Dept.? You can do it anonymously and pretend you're a family member with real concern of injury for your loved one. The same thing happens in hospitals,...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Legal Food For Thought During the First Year of Nursing (and Beyond)
    The treat of a lawsuit is real and it's out there in nursing, so buckle up and enjoy the ride. Like we don't have enough to worry about, right?
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Young, Thin, and Cute New Hires
    So, when ever a hospitals satisfactions scores are low, whether it be because of the food, docs or their screaming neighbors the next room over, it's the nurses that have to change and no one else....
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Blood Pressure Medications
    How right you are about doctors and their committed marriage to the pharmaceutical companies.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Clinical Nursing Student Needs Advice 5 patients
    Now that's the spirit of a Nurse Ratched!!
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Home Care: Meds and flushes via g-tube
    So, it would sound better if I documented "alternating with 60ml of water flush"? Hmm, it does sound ambiguous.
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. How to Determine Whether a LTC / SNF is Well Run
    Call the State if you're not getting anywhere with management! You don't have to identify yourself. Tell them what shift the crap is happening on, or all shifts, and tell them to make a surprise...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Home Care: Meds and flushes via g-tube
    We have to write everything in home care nursing where I work, but thanks anyway.
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Clinical Nursing Student Needs Advice 5 patients
    Do you carry a sheet of paper with all the systems? At the top of the sheet put the patient's name, room number, A/B bed, and allergies written in red and diagnosis, then write your systems starting...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Home Care: Meds and flushes via g-tube
    When giving several meds via g-tube and two 60cc water filled syringes, I alternate meds with water flush. How would you document this? I document: "Meds given via g-tube alternating with 120cc of...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Today's Hospice. It's not what you think
    My mother-in-law was on Hospice for almost 2 1/2 years. The nurses were wonderful. Oddly, though, she was never seen by a Hospice Physician. When you mentioned that patients are seen by Hospice...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Question about secretions
    lol.... thanks, marycarney, that's exactly what I meant, g-tube vented...lol You've been a wonderful help.
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Question about secretions
    Thank you so much, marycarney. Please read my comment for umcRn and add your imput. Thanks so much.
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. Question about secretions
    When you chart "Transmitted upper airway congestion" are you saying the secretions are transmitted from the lungs, or bronchial passages to the upper air way? Yes, I have vented his g-tube several...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Seriously?!?!
    Why complain for it's never going to end throughout your whole career in the ER. My guess, the man was a drug seeker. Instead of getting angry with him, someone should direct him to the closest...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Question about secretions
    I care for a impaired child with a g-tube and recently he has been having increase secretions, gas and occasional emesis during and after feeding. During assessment, his lung sounds are clear, but...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. Nursing resource you can't do without
    I personally don't see how anyone would have time to fumble around with a phone while working on a busy floor. If I don't know something, I collaborate with another nurse and go on my way, takes...
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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