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  1. home care CNA and meds
    Having worked in homecare in the past, I know exactly what you are talking about. We live in such a litigous society, you have to protect yourself. Good job doing a good job!
    Apr 26
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. ER Wishlist Items!
    That specific piece of equipment is amazing. we also have two sheets made of parachute-like material that assist in the same way. Both products are amazing.
    Apr 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I'm a nurse and I don't like people.
    You took the words right out of my mouth, with the exception of work history. I did Float Pool, and ER. Home Health sucked the life from my very core.
    Apr 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
    Woot woot!!!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. I think I failed Nclex in 75 questions
    Apr 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Any ER RNs do infusion (IV team too)?
    I once worked in a facility that had an IV team. That is my dream job. The IV nurses always offered help in any way they could during their down time. They were a great group of people.
    Apr 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Forgetting to prime peripheral IV line...
    There was a case where an adult patient received an injection of 300 ml air via IV during a procedure. The patient coded on and died prior to completion of the procedure. Scary business... Hope...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. New grad. Torn between two..ER or med/surg?
    I also started out in ER. Solid advice on here from all.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Funny license plate
    I saw one once from a new PA-- said IMAPYAY
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Being Bullied
    My personal opinion? Doesn't sound as if management is very supportive of you. No, it is NOT like this everywhere. Update your resume, and start going on some interviews. No one should have to...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. What are your pet peeves?
    Picture someone with their arm thrown over their forehead, "wilting flower" type, that "suffers" from "blah, blah, whatever..." Not "has," is "being treated for," "diagnosed with."
    Mar 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Nursing ghost stories 😧
    BIGT68-- Sounds like they enjoyed you working with them, and wanted to say goodbye.
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Gift for emergency department nurse
    I am an emergency RN and actually have a drawer of a file cabinet of cards, letters, children's drawings, etc. from former patients. I go through it every once in a while when I am in need of a...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  14. I'm an LPN and I understand.
    Very well stated. I have been, and continue to be impressed by many LPN's I have the honor to work with. Thank you for the professionally stated reminder to us all.
    Feb 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Best Drug Seeker Stories
    How do vicodin addicts poop? They SELL the meds!
    Jan 7, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. What are your pet peeves?
    I think there is a HUGE difference between someone who says they "have" XYZ diseases, and someone who "suffers from" XYZ diseases. Ex: "I *suffer from* high blood pressure, low thyroid and...
    Jan 7, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. when you don't feel like you did enough
    The very fact that you are posting here and acknowledging your feelings shows you are a far better nurse than you think. Some days are like that. It's the days that are not that keep us coming...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. I don't hear much about Liability Insurance anymore...
    I have never heard of another malpractice company other than NSO here in the States. Any others out there?
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Behind every great an even greater
    AMEN!!! And... you DO know today is National Doctor's Day, right??? *****!
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. Validity of Pearson VUE Trick...
    Sorry if I sound COMPLETELY out of touch, but I am an "older" (?) nurse. Can you explain what the Pearson VUE trick is, and what a "good" pop-up is? Thanks form my almost 40 year old brain... LOL
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Wanted: cool name for a team
    Welcome to the Jungle.
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. It shouldn't have happened this way....
    I simply cannot even begin to type the words that could explain the emotions this evokes within me...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Flu Vaccine, enough already!
    I am starting to feel the same way about breast cancer pink products...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. How honest are you?
    I have been known to tell an acutely ill patient, when thanked by them or family, to tell people what we are actually doing that kept us so busy the next time they hear someone complain about the...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Going green makes me red in the face
    oh... what I would give to get my hands on a real mercury thermometer again...
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion