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  1. called in sick, nurse manager calling back (inappropriate tactics?)
    What a nerve! Thats why you have caller ID
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Student Nurse kills patient w/ excuse "Anyone can get confused" after admin coffee IV
    just when you think you have heard it all...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Written up and confused.
    Shocking!! I worked in hospice for 5 years and mouth care is done on everyone, I would wonder if her LOC was diminished why she was being fed, could be the Mgr did not want to answer questions about...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. How to fail clinical
    My first clinical was a nightmare, I had to wear the nurses hat, have my shoulder length hair off my collar, my hair would never stay up and my hat always slid off, my instructor gave me the...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Patient requests
    "Cover me up! " :laugh:
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Dear Nurses: Please Forgive Me
    As family members as well as nurses we have to remember our first duty is to the patient, I have been on both sides of this and when my father was dying he called the nurses and asked for them to...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Don't you just hate it when you are scheduled to work on a holiday?
    I only cared about Christmas, Easter, not so much the others unless there were special plans... I especially like that it is less hectic at work!:yeah:
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. The War On Fat
    I always ask my patients who may be: over weight, smokers, alcoholics or drug addicts, "are you interested in quitting? or receiving help for this problem? This works much better than childish and...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Accused by a patient's family member of not assessing
    Sorry to hear you're in this situation, the grand-daughter sounds passive-agressive and might not even be a nurse; she sounds like she doesn't have nothing to do in life and gets enjoyment out of...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Obese lady
    Thank you for giving your time and compassion to some one who probably has never had a kind word from health care workers, I have seen and heard many nurses say terrible things about "fat, lazy...
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. problems with "too many chiefs" and etc in my LTC fac
    Sounds like they want to replace you because you 1) have senority and you are probably making more than the new nurses, 2) Your age, you are not fitting in with the clique, and 3) they want to change...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Rant:  I will SHOW you where it is
    Its amazing what some people get away with, but don't you try it!
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN's are perfect human beings, aren't we?
    If only we would support one another :sniff:
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. "If they really cared about their mom, they wouldn't of put her in a nursing home"
    Most people have to work for a living, raise children and cannot be available 24/7 to take care of Mom or Dad, thats the first thing, next, not everyone can be a caregiver, thats how so many home...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. I was preceptor to a grad nurse similar to the one mentioned; she spent more time texting than checking on her patients, when asked about specific things concerning her assignment, she always looked...
    Oct 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. At what point do I complain?
    Sounds like you had a problem from the beginning, I would have went to the administration with other nursing students to evaluate their instructors; it is NOT the responsibility of the hospital staff...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Nurse pressing charges
    I was assaulted by a pt. that did not like what Dr told him, ( I was punched in the eye upon entering the room and asking if he was ready to go to PT) the hospital did nothing about him; I think if...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Family members that follow you
    Sounds like one of my elderly man with bacteremia, dementia, UTI; has daughter and wife (also has dementia) at bedside, the daughter sends the mother to the nurses station with "call the...
    Aug 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. VAMC shift lengths
    I work on Med/surg. we have 8 and 12hr shifts.
    May 20, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Here are the top 5 drugs administered by members
    What happened to lasix??
    May 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. VA clincs and centers having 12hr shifts
    VA's in Michigan have 12hr shifts, mostly on in pt. hospital
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Should I tell my NM or not???
    I am a little confused, a patient with those symptoms should have been assessed by a DR right away, and OR called for stand by...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Just found out my start date for VA Hospital RN job. Woohoo;)
    Congradulations!! :balloons:
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How does your hospital recognize, reward, and motivate staff (RN, CNA, etc.)?
    "thank you for coming to work"
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Dealing with maternal death
    Death is always hard for nurses especially with young patients, it sounds like she was fortunate to have you assigned to her and that you did all you could; I will keep you in my prayersand know that...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing