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  1. Cost effective patients
    A hospital i worked in used a sticker system. Every box of tissue, bottle of lotion etc had a sticker that had to be put on a form that had patient name on it. for bandaids there was an area at the...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Who actually likes nursing??
    I agree with the first responder that you only have something to say when it goes wrong. I perfectly love nursing. I love taking care of my patients and their families. I like many nurses do not...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What would you do???
    Try a sterile needle that are usually on the carts.
    May 27, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. start up business or work from home
    Assisted Living.
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Flu Vac, should it be mandatory
    My hospital givs us a choice. Take the shot or wear a mask every minute you are in the building. If you are cought without the mask before the end of respiratory season you may be terminated....
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Broadening the Scope of Nursing Practice
    The problem is that lawmakers have money and can go to magnet care facillities that are using rns and lpn as cnas that way they can say that they only staff licensed personal. They dont have to worry...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Time for some introspective criticism perhaps?
    I would like to see admin work with secretaries. I would also like to see them skip their lunch and never put their bottoms on a chair for six straight hours. I would really love to see them deal...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Time for some introspective criticism perhaps?
    I would have to agree with you. Many times i do work overtime and bust my butt. But those that I am assisting will give me the worse patients since I am on overtime and i'm getting paid more that...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. So who do nurses marry or have as civil partners???
    I am with a teacher/coach. We met in college I still like to see him run
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Patient in rigor mortis
    where i work we are supposed to round q 1 hour. at nite i usually count respirations for 1 minute and use a small beam flashlight to look at skin color without flashing patient in eyes then I chart...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is CNA good experience for a future RN?
    I do not agree with your post. I was an CNA for 10 years before becoming an LPN and I will tell you that the very hardwork that CNA's do are the basic care of the nursing profession. It is by no...
    Oct 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can I shadow you?
    my guess would be: first pass your NCLEX, second get a job in an high acuity ICU, third get pass your orientation phase and get your legs under you, then at the facility where you are employed ask if...
    Oct 11, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. Sick of NURSES who say they HATE NURSING!! Another Vent
    As a nurse who is often a patient I understand the poster's issue. I have had to work with nurses who continuously tell how much they "hate it here" but want leave because the money is good but...
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Native American Reservation nursing
    I am actively working on the Rez now and I love it. My children are learning another language. The scenery is beautiful and the sandstorms are definitely different. I think yoiu should try it.:up:
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. One handed BP cuff versus other This is the one that I bought and I love it.
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. "Tell Him Not To Go Into Nursing"
    When I was considering becoming a Nurse I asked many Nurses why they became Nurses if it is considered to be so stressful and difficult. One 30+ year Nurse explained it this way " The Peace Corps...
    Jan 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I fear my CNAs! lol
    As a former CNA turned Nurse I have a few suggestions that may help the Nurse-CNA relationship. -if you are in a pt's room and they need vitals at that time and you are assessing pt. get the...
    Nov 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ripped Off
    I would ask if the nurses could have their pinning at a different time on the same day. That way every one can have more guests.
    Sep 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Hypochondriac Patient? How to deal with the unknown?
    Does she have many visitors? Is her family involved with her care? Does she interact with the other residents? Is mental health involved in her care? Sometimes when I see residents that have many...
    Jul 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. cna's doing dressings??
    My concern is that if the CNA is so comfortable with doing dressing changes and giving medications are other nurses allowing or even encouraging this type of behavior. When I was a aide many nurses...
    May 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Best & Worst Excuses for Not Taking Report?
    As a floor nurse in a small hospital we are told of possible reports before the actual decision of admit is made. This helps because we can get ready for the possible patient. Once the decision is...
    May 25, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. nurses leaving the floor
    This issue is not about fairness. It is about patient safety. How many patients were on the floor? How many staff were left on the floor? Is this a hospital or LTC facility? Either way a nurse...
    May 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Is anyone else terrified of needles??
    Only when it's pointed at ME!!!:no:
    May 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Jealous Wife!!!
    My husband has friends in his workplace that deal with the same situation as the OP. He is a teacher and out of 127 staff only 5 are men. Two of his male co-workers have jealous wives. One is in...
    Mar 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. LPN's is this true?
    When people are looking at the pay scale they should also look at the cost of living in that area. How much house can you get for $100,000? How much is car fuel? Are you using heating oil or...
    Dec 21, '07
    Forum: Indiana Nursing

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