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  1. mental illnes symptoms
    Are you comfortable in sharing with your co workers your hx with ptsd? My employer knows of mine, and they also know I do Not deal with violence or the threat of it by a patient or anyone. This is...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    In all seriousness, couldn't family nurse have action taken against their licenses for operating out of their scope ie giving a med in a hosp, not properly documenting etc etc and for the other issue...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. desperate for some input!
    YES! There is hope.... Run, don't walk to your closest Al-Anon or Narc-Anon meeting. There, you will find loving support for yourself. You will learn about this thing, addiction, and gain tools...
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. PTSD- Am I alone??
    IF nightmares are mental illness....IF painful memories are classified as mental illness....IF being afraid of the perpetrator is classified as mental illness....IF almost being killed and not...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. Dumb Question:  About A Trach- What Am I Missing?
    This is a Very Good question! I look forward to hearing the rationale behind this. I read plausible responses already, ie not all trachs are 100% respiratory in nature, the nasal canula May...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    That I would LOVE my Job IF you would kindly leave your family, bowels and doctor at home :nurse: (Sorry doc, no offense to you intended :sofahider)
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Paramedics Calling for Pt Info
    This EMT was Totally out of line, and as the doc says, I would have called and reported this. His behaviour was completely inappropriate! These guys (gals) are Fully aware of what the regs are...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Proof that Magnet Status is a farce (read this article!!)
    I plead ignorance to the details of Magnet Status (a local hospital I worked in has this status, so I know all I need to re that:)) and I did not bother reading this articl - with due respect to the...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. You Know You're a Nurse When...
    When........... Every time you get in the car to go somewhere besides work, you pray :zzzzz "Dear Lord, PLEEZE :bowingpurDO NOT Let Me come upon the scene of an accident or ANY medical...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Pay issues
    Interesting thread, although I don't understand why you as an EMT is questioning the nuances of nursing as a job along with pay issues and trying to "understand" that which you cannot know, unless of...
    Apr 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nursing and tattoos
    I am an agency nurse and have been for two decades. I had a pt, about 15 yrs ago in an LTC facility who had a large tattoe on her arm. She was in her 90's! It was ugly, undiscernable and she was in a...
    Apr 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How many RN's would go the BON about MA's
    The doctor I work pt for calls his MA's "nurses". I am the ONLY nurse in the office. I have told the girls it is illegal for them to identify themselves as such........but, it still goes on. One...
    Apr 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Been lurking....
    Welcome to Soldiers Wife.........and I am wondering as well if you could direct me to the Military Family thread? Have been trying to find it with no luck. Thank you for your time.
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  14. Nurses with chronic back pain
    Yoga! I am still floored at the relief I obtained, and I have hardware as well. You are denying yourself if you don't give it a good go. Best wishes!
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  15. Quitting smoking.. for real this time.
    Congrats! Here are my tips: 1. IF you slip, don't let the slip define you. Forgive, love and acknowledge and feel proud keeping every success you've had in the front of your mind. ie new...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Ex smokers
    I am a former smoker. I indulged for decades, honestly, I don't know how many years. It was a STRUGGLE to make it over the hump. But I did! The reasons for not smoking........oh my. First,...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Tattle Tail Traits in Nursing??
    Tattle tales are nothing more than mere "gossips" in my view and experience. Gossip is slanderous and damaging, it breeds ill will and discord. I am against it, and do not view the new checks and...
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Knowing what you know now about nursing, what other career would you have chosen?
    Marine Biologist:heartbeat
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Were You a Nursing Assistant
    Hey everyone. New here, looks nice:) To the question. Yes I was. I believe it makes you a better nurse. Be Safe. My :twocents::twocents:
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should assaults on medical personnel  be a Felony Offense?
    Absolutely! I was violently assaulted on a home health case by the father of the vent child I was caring for. I had ptsd after, believed I was going to die during the assault. I was strangled,...
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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