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  1. Second guessing job exceptance
    I agree with moonflower.. Discuss the issue with your hiring manager. But if you think that getting your foot in the door is important- it may actually be worth it for a while- in most places after...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. How rewarding is it to be a case management rn?
    It's a tough job, stressful in it's own way (case loads, meeting metrics, etc..). However, that said, on the plus side a mistake doesn't have the same degree of seriousness that you would find when...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. If you could meet an AN member who would it be?
    Definitely Leslie, and RubyVee. They are always straightforward and hilarious!! EricOlsen, Batman25, and a bunch of others as well. Leslie, I think you've just been crowned prom queen...:D
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What does your username mean?
    One day I ws talking to my dtr (she's 16 now, was about 14 then), about how burned out I was feeling at work. And with the wonderful sarcasm that she inherited from me, she looked at me, rolled her...
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. *Easy* things I just hate doing
    Yup, me too. Weird, the things that bug people...
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Absence of Teamwork
    You know Ruby, I only have 8 years under my belt, but when I first started, there was a lot more team work. I'm in CA, where there are ratios. As such, since nurses on tele have "only" 4 pts, admin...
    Aug 27, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. A Lesson in Family, Ethics and End of Life
    ((tait)).. A horrible and gut wrenching situation. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. May you all find the path that leads to peace for your Grandma, and for all of you.
    Aug 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What is this Press-Ganey business?
    i agree, 150%!! extremely well written, and pretty much sums up how i feel, more eloquently than i probably could have..
    Aug 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Absence of Manners
    Meh... the freakin' scrub thing!! Drives me absolutely NUTS!! Wear cute scrubs girl, do your thing! But for goodness sake PUT YOUR BUTT CRACK AWAY!! Don't make me start referring to you as "the...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Need some reassurance.
    Agree with the above.. It's not that you were necessarily wrong or anything.. But I also agree with those that said looking at the trends in a case like this is important. On the other hand, good for...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. patients family photographing your badge?
    The other day I was looking for a phone number online for a friend. So I look the guy's name up, and along with the phone number, it had his complete address, and a map showing his house. Now, I have...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Man eaten by maggots
    Actually, there are certain species of maggots that do eat live tissue (non- necrotic tissue). The type used in medicinal maggot therapy only eat the necrotic stuff (of course), but it is entirely...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Can anyone tell me?
    Agree with the above, first thing I thought of was diversion.. She has others remove the meds and in doing so avoids a paper trail (or computer trail, I guess). However, if she is having you give...
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. is it ok if i write on somebody else's nursing notes and then she/he would sign it?
    Agree with the above..You are hanging your behind out there writing out things about a patient you have not assessed, and she's hanging her behind out there assuming you have written the correct info...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Needle Stick Injury on HIV+ pt
    I'm so sorry this happened to you.. You aren't over-reacting to the situation, because what happened would be terrifying to anyone. Rationally we can all know that with the PEP your risks are really...
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Move Over, Norma Rae
    Sorry to hear you're having to go throug this. Last year I herniated a disc, and living with pain all the time sucks..but having an employer give you crap about your injury sucks even more. Good for...
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Recession keeps nursing grads looking for work
    Amen to this. They are most assuredly not in any way prepared to do this. No prejudice against new grads, it's just a fact.
    May 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Using Ampules  w/o filter needles
    I recall being told by a hospital pharmacist that the glass particulate can accumulate in the liver. I was taught to always use filter needles, but have met tons of nurses who have never used or...
    Jan 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Handling Seekers
    Agree with the posters who say just give it-as it's ordered, within appropriate time frames, and as long as the pt is stable to receive narcs. When I first became a nurse this problem used to...
    Jan 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Oh, The Politics...
    Thanks you guys. I realize thatI definitely have to hash it out. I guess it's just the whole politically correct direction that I have to take that's irking me. I'm used to the floor, where when you...
    Nov 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Oh, The Politics...
    yeah, it's just one of those weird situations where they are on the same level but work for different entities... she asked me what she could do for me to help (as she could see I'm getting...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Oh, The Politics...
    Hello all, been a while. But I have a "thing" going on at work, and need to hear from some of you who might have some more experience with this kind of thing. So I changed jobs, and now I'm working...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Oh, the gossip.
    It made me laugh that "high" vs. "elevated" was the best that they could come up with to make fun of you. Geez, pretentious much? Blow 'em off. You'll find those kinds everywhere. They make my head,...
    Nov 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Chief complaints that made you laugh?
    not a chief complaint, but when looking for a family contact/next of kin in the computer, found that someone in admitting had taken the time to put in "Noe, Juan" for next of kin. Heh, kinda dumb...
    Nov 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Some nurses seriously need their head examined
    Absolutely disgusting. My husband has testicular cancer, s/p orchiectomy, (pretty sure they got it all)and if anyone had said anything of the sort in his presence, awake or asleep, and I found out,...
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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