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  1. Question about marijuana use as a nurse
    Are.you serious? Think you've been smoking too long...if you don't think that even if you are prescribed for it it won't effect your judgement...really? If your anxiety is that bad and your appetite...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Could really use some calming down right now
    No one says you did anything wrong...if they are giving you two more weeks of orientation, grab it! I have been a nurse for nine years love and at my new job I am going to be on orientation for three...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. For those working OR who have worked in LTC
    If you like your license, get out of there...sounds like w place I used to work in...they tried to get me to rewrite nurses notes to cover up a reportable...I said hell no, got sick called in the...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Why glucose need to be control in MI patient?
    Glucose control is important because it has to do with muscle contractility and blood vessel flexiblity...high glucose levels cause atherosclerosis if not controlled...the blood vessels tighten up...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I've decided to go into nursing at 32.  Is this a good choice?
    I was 33 when I graduated from school...you can do anything you set your head too go for it
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Does anyone know if the Inova Hospitals in VA test hair or urine for their drug test?
    You are waaay over thinking it...how long ago was the surgery, what kind of surgery was it? Just be upfront.with the interviewer...let he or she know that you did have surgery not too long ago just...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  7. Being an ugly nurse
    Contrary to popular belief, the only thing patients are worried about in their nurse is that they are competent, friendly and can make them feel better. Your looks will have VERY little to do with...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Visitor silencing neighboring alarms
    Not going to flame you and I almost agree except for one thing...if my mother is in the hospital and I don't work ther and a pump is alarming that long, I will go and raise hell at the desk, bit...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Visitor silencing neighboring alarms
    I have and it's infuriating....not only pump alarms but bed alarms. A visitor at a place I used to work shut of a bed alarm on the other patient's bed. This other patient was an extremely high fall...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. How to handle a situation
    First of all, a call bell attendant? Ok, what does she do, her nails? Go to your nurse manager. The last time a CNA rolled her eyes at me she got walked out of the building. Your charge nurse...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Stopping patient care for another patient
    I am right there with all of you....Unless there is a code or someone is bleeding out of their eyeballs, I am not interrupting what I am doing and possibly making a mistake....family members that do...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Nursing student mistake
    P.S. The post from allnurses.com on Facebook LOL left that part out friend me if you want
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Nursing student mistake
    Jersey...Got to the post from allnurses.com and read my comments. You should not have to repeat the whole clinical...just read my comments. You can get me on Facebook if you like if you need an ear...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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