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  1. Mount Sinai Med. Center Orientation
    I work at Sinai and I'm so happy that some of you guys got hired. Imwas getting depressed reading about how hard new grads were finding the job market. Yup you get paid for everyday of in class...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. Medsurg unit at Mt Sinai
    It depends on which medicine unit you're on but generally the ratio is 1:5-6, management is OKAY, years ago as a new grad I was treated well, and the patient acuity at Mt Sinai overall is very high....
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. Fake Nurses
    I couldn't have put that any better
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Fake Nurses
    I should have been clearer. My sister in law told my nephew she was a nurse, not like a nurse. When I asked her about it she said, "well I told him I'm a nurse because RN and NA, same thing". I...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Too old for ICU?
    You're never too old. Unless you can't physically stand for a shift, you're never too old. The great thing with nursing is that the physical aspect is rough but you have other nurses and aides who...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. Fake Nurses
    I was watching the David Letterman show and actress Minka Kelly stated that she was a scrub nurse. I'm like yeah, go girl. Then I look it up on the Internet then combine her statement that a scrub...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. wow! the laziness!
    I posted a topic similar to this a few days ago and I got chewed out for being a nurse who thinks she is above patient care. Maybe I explained myself all wrong but you guys are stating my point...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Foreign language nursing
    I think I'm so used to hearing comments like this that it doesn't affect me anymore. My coworkers and I joked about how I was such an incompetent nurse because I don't speak polish, German, and...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Foreign language nursing
    This happened awhile back. I was caring for a patient, had to use the translator phone because of the language barrier. After telling the patient all of the meds she would receive, asking about pain,...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Training with Nurse who apparently doesn't like to train
    How you handle this depends on what you're equipped to deal with. Are you comfortable with confrontation and possible animosity? If so, speak to the nurse or manager about your concerns. If you're...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Time to get real -
    You know what I value experience. I'm getting my experience before starting school, but you know what I give credit to any nurse who wants to further their education and as soon as possible. If a...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Older nurses vs younger nurses
    My point exactly....goodbye
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Older PCA/CNA
    Pixie120, thats great that you work with a cna who wants to learn other tasks to help around the unit, but where I work we already have a social worker, a central supply man, and a housekeeper. This...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. wow! the laziness!
    As I've learned from previous replies on AN.com in regards to lazy or incompetent RN's....." stop complaining and do do your job, you're the nurse so do it yourself. Imma super nurse so I wash all of...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Which temp is more accurate Oral vs Tympanic??
    Oral temp
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Are mittens a restraint at your facility?
    Okay I see. Thanks tyvin
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Are mittens a restraint at your facility?
    Why do u say it's a dangerous game?
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Are mittens a restraint at your facility?
    In my facility they are a form of restraint, but an order is not needed
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New grad, common mistakes
    You are fine, you will get better with time. I felt the same way. Just go in with the intention to do your best and be mistake free. Mistakes will also happen. My stupid @as once discharged a...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    We get a lot of Hasidic Jewish pts.
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    My school didn't go in depth with eah religion, just the basics. Surprisingly I've had a number of Jehovah witness patients who has accepted blood, but many wanted it done in private and without...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    That was so informative. Thanks a bundle.
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    Offended.......okayyyyy
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    Why would you be saddened by generalizations? Please no pity party needed. I was clear in my statement that this is my experience where I work and my question is what's the rule on EOL care and...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    Here we go, thanks to everyone for giving me valuable info. Its easier to care for patients when you understand where they're coming from. Like I learned that a woman should not care for a male...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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