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  1. So disappointed in hospital RNs and MDs
    You're not alone! I cannot fathom ANY situation when it is NOT OK to do a full assessment, regardless of how busy you are, patient load, etc. People need to learn to multitask and manage their time...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. So disappointed in hospital RNs and MDs
    Speak for yourself! I do a FULL head to toe assessment Q 4 Hours, every time I work on EVERY patient. And I work on a very busy unit with alarms blaring, vents going off every 5 seconds, someone...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Bullied nurse. I quit. :(
    Jealous women are jealous. Nursing is 99% women. I wish it were 99% men...Would definitely make things easier and there probably would be WAY less bullying in nursing, lol! No one bullies me,...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. MEN, dont come into nursing
    Why is this OP/Thread ONLY worried about MEN in nursing?? :no: Seems like a VERY bitter and whiny OP. Get over it, put your big boy pants on and suck it up. Otherwise, quit and give your job to...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Coworker forged my signature...
    Nurse Nutcase never got in trouble and actually was able to trade off all her holidays with other, newer, nurses. Actually, Nurse Nutcase got called to the Principals Office today, lol! She made...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    Umm, nurse? For my patients, I always make sure they know my name so they call me Sofla.
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. What to Do When the Doctor Throws the Nurse Under the Bus by Lying
    Not all hospitals are the same about consents...In my hospital, EVERY consent is signed by the doctor and family with the nurse or someone else witnessing. But, I work in peds.
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What to Do When the Doctor Throws the Nurse Under the Bus by Lying
    I AGREE!!! I would've filled out and sent an incident report before I left for the day...If I cannot reach a doctor after calling and calling and even trying to contact other physicians? Incident...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Does it ever get better?
    I agree with many other posters and feel that you've had crappy jobs, in crappy hospitals, with crappy managers/trainers. I suggest finding a hospital that has high scores already so you are not...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Denied employment at agency due to ordered prescriptions
    When I got hired at my current employer I FAILED my PE drug screen. It came back positive for PCP! LOL!! I was like PCP? And they said yes, PCP! However, the day I went to employee health for my...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Too good for poo
    Lol, this seems to be an epidemic...ESPECIALLY with new grads/new nurses. The younger ones seem to be worse about it than the older new grads, maybe bc most of them have kids...idk. I've also...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    THIS!!! My point EXACTLY!! They're not going to fit every nurse, PCA, RT, house keeper, etc. with those Haz-Mat suits that you see them wearing in Liberia, on the TV set! I guarantee that nurse...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  13. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    Is he a younger guy, like early 20's? I find that this generation feels they are totally entitled and don't quite get it. I also find them to be total know it alls. I had one (a float pool new grad...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Monitoring nurse rounds??
    We have those. Their called "locators" and work with the Hill-Rom call light system. About the only thing good about them is the button that you can push to call for help. we also have cameras...
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Coworker forged my signature...
    I found out that a nurse I work with forged my signature on a form stating we traded holidays. By her doing this, she's off all the "good" holidays and only works on New Years Eve and has me working...
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Because the family, at this point, does NOT have her best interests at heart. Period. That is a fact, not a judgement. No facility is going to take her with a three week old ET tube, no PEG, etc. It...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Excuse me, but I was not JUDGING, I stated how I would probably be/feel if that was my precious daughter...I would not be in any shape to be shown on TV station after TV station, interview after...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Can someone, anyone, tell me what the actual **** CIVIL RIGHTS has to do with this? What a mess...This lawyer needs to stop looking for the eventual payday, book deal, and the inevitable Lifetime...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    A few things: I feel for this family, I truly do and I never want to be in their shoes. I pray that their God gives them the strength to make the right decision for JAHI, not themselves... With that...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. I think the charge nurse wants me out
    Get a notebook and put it in your CAR, not your bag. Then, document, document, document. Date, time, location, and most importantly: witnesses. Include conversations, snide remarks, behaviors, etc....
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Where Was The Nurse???
    I just read this on Huff Post and was wondering where were the nurses during all this? I never assume anything about a patient or their family and I think if I was the nurse assisting the docs with...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Please help...
    Hoping to transfer to another department (critical care type unit) and am stumped on this resume. I have been working on this and just keep changing things and tweaking it. Any help is...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  23. Ohio University Online FNP.. can they legally do this?
    Yes, I was talking about UC. The people I know in that program are not happy with it at all. Ohio U is a disaster. A total waste of money, time, and energy...I have gotten no where with them. So,...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Almost 4 years, no luck finding nursing job, life destroyed?!
    You need a good attorney girl, one who will fight for what is right. If everything you posted is true and you were fired for those reasons, then it sounds like a lawsuit to me. Gotta love the BON. I...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Angry Nurse here!
    Someone on the first pages put that adding a laxitive could be illegal. HOW EXACTLY? IT IS YOUR FOOD, YOUR INGREDIENTS, RIGHT? This happened all the time when I worked in the adult hospital down the...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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