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  1. man sent home with a broken leg
    How did this happen, and how can this be avoided - the man goes to emergency because of his leg, they bandage it and send him home?...
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. nurse tells pregnant woman she's having phantom labour
    "The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa, a women's rights advocacy group, is also trying to help her reunite with her baby. They have offered to house Bilotta in their women's shelter and they have...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. where to get medication administration, first aid and CPR courses done in Toronto, ON
    In the past, I got my CPR from St. John's Ambulance two-day training sessions. Or, another time I got it through my employer - SRT Med-Staff arranged for training session for interested staff at...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. nurse tells pregnant woman she's having phantom labour
    Is this nurse competent - if she/he told this pregnant woman that she's only having phantom labour, and given an antacid? Yet the woman (who happens to be in a jail) is pregnant, and has a breech...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Applying for non-RN positions
    Are there any nursing agencies in your area (check the yellow pages, or ask around)? Have you tried long-term care?
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. nurse fired
    Important that this issue of privacy and confidentiality is, is it possible to consider that this nurse can learn to work according to the rules? And maybe consider that she would benefit by being...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. nurse fired
    Reminds of a local situation here where a nurse got fired for similar reasons - knowing one of the patients personally, the nurse got into her file and then told her own mother (acquaintance of the...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. nurse fired
    This nurse had been going into files of people with whom she had personal connections, not professional reasons, so they fired her. She knows that she isn't supposed to violate patients' right to...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. no sedation during cataract surgery?
    Some patients were not given sedation during their eye surgery as described in this link:...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. what happened at S'toon hospital refusing to treat infant?
    A mother brought her infant three times to this S'toon hospital - why were they refused treatment: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/mom-seriously-sick-baby-turned-away-hospital-214801225.html
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. insulin given instead of heparin to infant?
    Here's my reply to your comments: If there were fifty different medications on the shelf, then a few seconds of reading the label would prevent this medication error. And the staff person knows...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. insulin given instead of heparin to infant?
    In this medication error, insulin was given to an infant instead of heparin. This means only that the person who gave it did not check the label, therefore did not follow the 5(or more) rights. ...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. for assessing a senior's competency?
    Maybe family has to speak to a lawyer, to get things moving on this? Sounds like court decides. So, there must be a formal way that this is all arranged.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. for assessing a senior's competency?
    Thanks for the replies. So, when family has requested this kind of assessment, having spoken to the nursing staff about this request, because of concerns about the senior's ability to make decisions...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. for assessing a senior's competency?
    When a senior client is in a senior's facility, and a family member requests that the client's competency will be assessed, who decides re: the client's level of competence to make their own...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. what about this doctor?
    Doctor in Montreal taking photos of naked female patients: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/montreal-doctor-suspended-fined-filming-naked-patients-hidden-20110215-153425-718.html
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. missing AE stockings
    When there is a dependent patient who relies on staff for bathing and putting on the AE stockings, and then the stockings go missing - with the result that the patient now has none - and is left...
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Help! I'm a new grad and can't find a job
    are there any nursing employment agencies that you could try?
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New RN BSN over 50 and Can't Get a Job
    Recently I've seen ads for nurses to work in Corrections - would that area be of interest to you?
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Has anyone taken a refresher course?
    If you have decided that this is what you wish to do, then I believe that you can do it. As for the clinical - make sure that your program has a definite plan in place for you to have your...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Distance Learning - I'm all ears....
    This is not to refer to any specific distance learning program, but it is my present experience that the arrangements for a preceptor and clinical have become an uncertainty, while I have...
    Feb 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. HOME HEALTH NURSING
    http://www.thepepper.com/tucson_topten1.jpgTucson, Arizona'shttp://www.thepepper.com/tucson_topten2.jpg http://www.thepepper.com/tucson_topten3.jpgTop 10 Home Health Care...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. IV MATH HELP: unit/hr
    Dose Required x vehicle = X Dose Available 1200 units x 500 mL = X 25,000 units 24 mL = X
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Question?
    #25 gauge needle, 3/8 or 5/8 inch long. The book that I'm looking at says to use a 2-mL syringe.
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Someone forged my signature!!!
    Yes, she needs help. She has no right forging anyone's signature for any reason. When someone forged my signature (not at work) - it was a stranger (who briefly had my credit card while I made a ...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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