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  1. POA/HIPAA violation
    Not sure what state you are in, but in Florida we have legal POA paperwork. Questions: Do you have paperwork making you her legal POA? If so, was this paperwork turned into the hospital when...
    Aug 19
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  2. bully
    I view it as someone who doesn't truely like their employement and wants to be fired for "Destruction of Property". Yes, I have seen someone for a stunt basically like this. Sorry this is...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. HR's mistake hurt my paycheck
    Wow, your manager had to call you and remind you to renew your license because HR called her about it. Then you decided to go online and renew at that time. That right there shows you have some...
    Aug 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Question for IPN Nurse's in Florida
    Nope. Not one bit, honestly. I am more like *** at this point and so over it all. I went into IPN with years of documentation from my Specialist over my condition. IPN wrote this into my contract....
    Aug 16
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Tylenol contraindication with GI bleed?
    JustBeachyNurse nailed it.
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Question for IPN Nurse's in Florida
    Has anyone else been having issue's with their new MRO. I have a biological issue that IPN has been given documentation on since I started in the program back in 2010, Everything has been 100% ok....
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. IPN Contract/RN Boards
    Hello gatornurse06ipn, I can try to help with some of your questions/concerns. Are you currently working in the healthcare field? When you received your RX for the Ultram did you contact...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. HR's mistake hurt my paycheck
    No I don't. Sorry. I call it like I see it. I get so tired of the wah wah's from people when they screw up and them spending way more time blaming everyone else instead of just maning up and dealing...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. HR's mistake hurt my paycheck
    You waited until the last minute to renew and now you are upset because this happened? Seriously? You know basically 2 years in advance of when you need to renew. It's not like it jumped out from the...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. building a first aid kit to deal with heart attacks victims
    Jumper cables and strong bi-ceps. In all seriously, you do not need a kit. That is what the EMT's get paid for.
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Keep my cell phone......or landline
    Texting you to come in. Reguardless if you're on vacation or not. Am I the only one who find that 100% unprofessional. I never give my employer my cell number. I give them my land line and...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Calling it quits after 17 years....
    I am sorry but I am so totally confused with your statement. You were prescribed a narcotic for the flu, your in a recovery program for narcotics and you got the narcotic prescription filled, but...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Very worried I made a huge mistake..just need some advice
    Are you serious? There are easly 5 nurses with in my nurse support group who all failed pre-employement sceeens that got reported to the BON and were referred over to our states Impaired Nurse...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Firstlab
    Just a little FYI. Some recovery programs frown on the use of these check in companies. I know when I check in my IPS address and/or phone number is recorded and logged. They do have the power to...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Will prescribed Phentermine keep me from being hired?
    Medical Review Officer
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Will prescribed Phentermine keep me from being hired?
    It should be ok. Just keep a positive outlook on everything. If you get a call from the MRO, dont panic. Give them all the info on the drug including ordering MD. Wishing you the best of luck.
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Will prescribed Phentermine keep me from being hired?
    Because it is not the job of the testing site to get involved in ones scripts. That is why the do not care about what medications you are taking. They only care that they have the correct person...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Will prescribed Phentermine keep me from being hired?
    Your test mine come back positive. But as long as it's a RX for you by a MD and you can prove this you honestly should be ok. If positive a MRO might call you and speak to you about what RX's you...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Positive drug test letter from BON
    You need to see if your current state has an impaired program and get in it ASAP. You are in major jeopardy of having your license supsended or pulled. Those actions will follow you and haunt you....
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Have you had to be swabbed/cultured?
    I have been swabbed twice in 14 years due to patient issues. Wasn't a big deal. I was more than happy that someone was looking out for themselves or me. I got a couple of days off with pay and free...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Joint Commission is a Joke...
    Nope. They consider them a medication and no medications are allowed in pockets. At my hospital that includes alcohol wipes.
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. blood test
    Ya think? When one is under a contract they are to remain absence from all mind altering chemicals. Why would you think you could drink wine while under a contract?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Nurses Who Are Being Tested for Alcohol
    If the nurse is in a recovery program the answer is NO. Anything that is considered mind altering is a NO NO.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. Can you test while on vaca?
    CoC = Chain of Custody
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Use of RX medicines
    Sorry to hear this. Georgia does have an Intervention Program GNA Intervention Program - Georgia Nurses Association/Foundation . This link should help you.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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