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  1. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    Why are you doing wet-to-dry dressings in your facility? Those are mostly inappropriate...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    I am a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse and do all kinds of "favors" for my fellow colleagues all the time. There is nothing wrong with this and, hey, what else do you go to work for?
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Seasoned Nurses Looking To Tattle?
    Not a "bias against" someone, but a head's up....there IS a difference, you know...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Frustrated with angry, demeaning doctors
    1. They have a "hard job" because they chose it. This is called personal responsibility. YOU have a "hard" job just like they do. 2. You do not need a "thicker skin" (what the hell is that...
    Oct 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    This person is an emotional and verbal abuser/bully. She does not belong in the nursing profession. She needs to be reported to hospital administration. You can also take video of the childish and...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Pt having a "friend" over for "special nursing care"
    Apples and oranges. Your comment was not logical :/
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    One day you will post something ignorant, ill-conceived, poorly thought through, inflammatory or otherwise reflecting poorly on yourself and you won't want your manager to immediately identify you. ...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Your best(or worst) exposure story
    Why were you trying to empty a stool collection bag? Was this from a fecal tube where there is a balloon such as a Dignicare or Flexiseal? NEVER EVER empty those (if you can, because you really can't...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Seeking online WOCN mentor
    Have you found anyone yet? Here is my email address: lorirn58@yahoo.com :wavey:
    Jul 23
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. Biting Your Tongue
    However, they should be legit. Anyone can order a "special" vest to cheat getting the dog going everywhere with them.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Scrub the Hub
    Right?! Also, the "dude chill" thing is a big ridiculous. Just be nice and stop admonishing, reminding, and using weird little phrases! We are adults here, not children.
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Other Jobs That a Nurse Can Do?
    You can sign up with Summit, Healthy Achievers, Total Wellness, etc, to be a wellness examiner for these companies. It is fun, light, and you get to travel around and meet relatively healthy working...
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. What kind of dressing for this patient...
    Sounds like this patient needs to see a surgeon or go to the nearest outpatient wound care clinic asap. It also sounds like he most likely has some necrotic tissue in those wounds.
    May 7
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    Wow. Could you please quote the words or phrase in which you detect "bitterness"? I'm at a loss to discern any such intent Great question, Roser13; I wondered myself how this mere question...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    How are you reading (labeling) that she is "bitter"? She is merely asking a question....
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Requiring Bedside Experience for NP
    ".....YOU'RE an expert....." Thank you.
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Have a Sense of Humor!
    I have a way of finding those special people who love sarcasm and humor just like mine and away I go! These fabulous people could be family members, patients, co-workers, ancillary staff, or...
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ostomy nurses are fabulous
    Thank you! Most ostomy nurses seem to really love helping patients who have had a bowel or bladder diversion :) I know I do!
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  19. skin care day
    Your nursing education dept can help you with making sure the word gets out, sign-in is prepared for and completed, and general support. You can keep it simple and have 4-5 stations set up with the...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  20. Stage 2 wound...
    Ca Alginates do not "secrete" a gel. They become gel-like after they get wet.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  21. wound clinic set up
    You will probably benefit by speaking with the HIM manager in your hospital about the billing and coding issues and maybe they could lend you one of the coders or take on helping you set up a simple...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  22. Any Good textbook for WOC
    Which course are you enrolled/enrolling in? Maybe you can buy the textbooks that you will be using? They will probably be the best ones....
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  23. Any Wound Care Specialists Here?
    TCC is indeed a gold standard for offloading a foot wound. Everything else you mention (and there are many more) are advanced modalities and are finely-tuned and individualized for the patient's...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  24. Certification Exam
    That outline is excellent. There are also cert. preparation courses and Emory has some nice preparation materials.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  25. Opinions on what this order means...
    Yes, the entire open wound bed should be in contact with the dressing; undermined areas are still open.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing


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