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  1. Sexual harrassment?
    I think the write up came from a place where you thought as the charge nurse you needed to take stronger action. when something makes you feel uncomfortable, tell the person. if it happens again,...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. New nurse needs help with shift report sheets
    Make your own using a 12 box lined paper to represent each hour, on the top add your start of shift vitals or any other findings you can give in verbal report at change of shift. the big boxes over...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Recently registered, Greetings!!!
    Looking back briefly without dwelling seems like a good way to get lessons learned, without the baggage of beating your self up with it. In school I wish I had= taken more opportunities to...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  4. Vent: Why I won't accompany my mother to the ER anymore
    Sometimes an ED trip to a hospital you don't work out may help lessen the public embarrassment, but if you have to go, remind your family member in a nice way not to "poop where you eat". I like the...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Learn from my STUPID mistake
    My Stand Back story was a bad idea of unspiking a blood bag, and the crime scenc of splatter all the way up the family, wall and ceiling. You look good in red, was the only thing to come out of my...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Just landed my first interview for a nurse manager...HELP
    One of the most important questions relates to telling your own story. This is a large barrier for some, as you are now selling yourself. But look at it as an opportunity to paint a picture for the...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  7. Sexual Harrashment towards Men in the nursing profession!
    In any of these examples the only test is to ask yourself, were you uncomfortable? can you speak directly to the person? or then take it to your supervisor and be ready to write down what happened.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Figuring out the Case Management Certification Path
    ACM, CCM, and others seem to present a nurse CM with choices and with that, confusion! What do others think is the "gold standard" to certification in the Case Management Field? And why? Which is...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. HELP! Job offer from Mckesson (disease management)
    WAH (work at home) nursing jobs offer as much flexibility as they do constraints. For phone based RN's your stats will be analyzed from every angle and if you were ever a call center customer service...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. The Mockery of Nursing
    Always nice to know where the wind of nursing blowing from one minute to the next..... Some of this is revealing, thinking that nurses believe they are too dumb to be a nurse, and being a repeat...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. What "qualifies" a patient to be admitted to ICU
    Seems likes just asking about gtts is not enough information, the clinical criteria includes gtts but also other interventions such as those with neurochecks beyond what can be done with 1:4 ratios...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Scared  and need advice
    I keep medicine at home just in case I get a psychological case of scabies!! LOL. I protect myself with the appropriate gear, and block out the worry. the patient comes first, and I strip down and...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Just finished NCLEX RN 40 min ago...
    I am feeling grateful for not having to go through this self-rigger of worry. My hope is that everybody who meets the minimum, passes!! good luck and to those with thoughts of failing, try some...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Nurse handing you a coke?
    .Oh lord, I feel so used, though I do see bubbly soft drinks for surgical patients food tray. Is this for bowel activity? ...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How rewarding is it to be a case management rn?
    If there is enough draw for you to be interested in this field, GO FOR IT! (I did bedside 1.5 years then did CM). I say write down a pro and con list of what you like about nursing and your ideal...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  16. Nurse on vacation
    pre approved time off is yours 100%, and though the job may lack boundaries in calling people, you are in control of not answering the phone or returning the message. Sometimes the desperate calling...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  17. have you been hired on the spot?
    Just because they are treating this more casual, does not mean you need to accept it, or stop you from asking the right questions (job description, pay, hours, ect). seems like they had your...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Telephonic Nursing/Optum Health
    I have worked there, and please allow your self a generous learning curve before jumping ship. The flow as you say, is totally different and your nursing skills need to adapt to this change in role....
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  19. Lost two kids yesterday
    This seems like one of the worst days possible in nursing, and though I can't imagine your pain, I give you props from moving forward and doing one of the best things you can do, talk about it with...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. Decreasing my hours....
    Always remember how valuable you are in your position, and that you need to rest/recharge to stay excellent in your position. If it is less than a year, I say create a new attitude that will get you...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. male labor and delivery nurses
    I love this conversation, any objection to having a male nurse falls apart with a male doctor in the room. What are we really revealing with our attitudes and feelings? Is this modesty? are we...
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. BSN to DNP
    Like other nursing paths, there are a spectrum of schools, timelines to finish, with corrresponding price tags. I have shopped around and the 70k is the most costly, there are California State...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. The Aging Nurse in the Workplace
    Just like most of our society emphasis on youth is everywhere. pity, because with age come INTELLIGENCE
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. fun: what does this photo say to you?
    what do you mean we now have to assess for how happy:eek: patients are with their doctor?!?!?
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. BSN to DNP
    Many unique programs are springing up and a private optioin for 70k is in my area. It does not make financial sense considering I am 45 years old and to pay this back and make a profit is...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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