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  1. Nursing School Oopsies
    Don't know if I'm topping this or not, but this also happened to me during a pt catheterization for a urinary bladder medication installation. Started the procedure well but maybe it was the glove...
    3:30 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why did you become a nurse?
    My Mom was the one to push for nursing. I truly think her deep down reason was that she expected to gain an MD son-in-law. :roflmao:
    3:02 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nurses with worse spelling than mine are laughable.
    This drives me crazy too. But as a tag-on to OP's #83 post and this one, I submit that when referencing oneself with others in a sentence, the pronouns 'I' and 'me' come last in the sentence behind...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Rumors about Jahi coming home are false
    Is MOM living here in NJ to be close to her dtr? Or could she just be residing here long enough to establish residency for State aid? If Calif's laws don't recognize her death without the death...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. FL RN needs to learn Spanish
    Op's post is a bit dated, but there are prob many currently out-there who would find that improved Spanish speaking skills would be beneficial for career and generally social use. In my neck of the...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Rumors about Jahi coming home are false
    Just WHO is paying for this kid's care??? I think I remember which NJ hospital is providing care, but how are they supporting the costs of her care services??? Will that hosp be going 'belly up' next...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Nurses with worse spelling than mine are laughable.
    Irregardless !!! - Captain amo of the Grammar PD.
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nurses with worse spelling than mine are laughable.
    Now if OP would just explain lie, lay and lain to me!!! Even Sr. Florita (7th grade) and Sr. Mercita (high school) couldn't help me get it. I readily admit that their use really floors me. ...
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pregnant and Working First RN Job
    PP not.done.yet had a really good approach/response to use. Says it all very well.
    Aug 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Hours?
    Will you be getting any benefits, specifically health insurance? I'm thinking NOT?
    Aug 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. A calling to help others but give me a good paycheck
    To OP - AMEN!!!! I'd bet the higher uppers received their increments and bonuses. Also, I've accidently posted in the wrong forum. Easy to do.
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Thick/tough skin...
    Just a thought - would applying a warm moist compress help to soften the skin any? Kind of like not quite getting the skin to become 'pruney' but just to soften it? Just trying to help ...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  13. Nursing: Then and Now
    I'd be curious what school of nursing they attended with those pointy caps. Anybody got a guess??? Now it would definitely be that infamous cap that got tangled up in curtains and hanging tubings.
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Does anyone else have nursing nightmares while sleeping?
    Not nightmares. And not occurring in a work setting. Just having co-workers in my dreams somewhere I am. And I do have them freq.
    Aug 7
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Lets play the drug of choice game
    Zovirax was the first drug that popped into mind when I saw the commercial. TY for the info.
    Aug 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. It's Already Gone On Long Enough
    Holding out good thoughts for you, Ruby.
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. LPN scope of practice
    NSO, freq mentioned for malpractice insurance, has a special add-on rider for instructors in its policies. So I believe it would be recommended. NSO has been the GO-TO provider for many referrals, so...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Nursing: Then and Now
    Not one of them looked too happy!
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Lets play the drug of choice game
    zovirax - for shingles. Just saw the TV commercialfor the shingles vaccine and I remembered.
    Aug 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Nurses' liability to assess ... and act
    Not sure what you're asking for but ... RE the five situations you denote in which a nurse was sued, I DO see the logic there in each individual case and the growing trend for increasing litigation...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Various licenses/certs that nurses hold
    Kind of sounds like a homework question to me.
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing: Then and Now
    Love the resurrection of this thread!!!! For those of you diploma graduates (or those who worked in a facility with a diploma program). remember the dormitory? Some of those old buildings were...
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Lets play the drug of choice game
    imdur - cardiac vaso-dilator flexeril - muscle relaxant Medrol pack -(methylprednisolone) multi dose steroid used for suspected symptomatic drug allergy
    Aug 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Is this kind of DON the norm in this profession
    I was Staff Devel nurse at one LTC place. My start time was later than the ADON. Once in a while when I would have to cover a floor, the ADON would actually call me just to give me a heads-up. Not...
    Aug 5
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  25. Well, this is it...first night on own.
    Ah, but the turtle did win as I recall. Good luck.
    Aug 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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