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  1. Starting new job in hospice
    I am considering hospice nursing as well. I have been nursing 8 years and need a change and hospice keeps coming to my mind. My dad had hospice in his last 6 weeks and it was such a wonderful...
    May 25, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Convince me I won't get MRSA? Pre-nursing school student!
    You can get hit by a bus crossing the street but I bet you will still do it. You can get MRSA outside of the hospital as well. At least you have access to gloves and such in the hospital vs at...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Funny/Strange things other hospital employees have done????
    Well, former is the key word here thankfully.
    May 6, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. What should I bring to Thailand?
    Antibiotics, antinausea, antidiarrheals, advil(for you too!). Get all your shots. Bless you and good luck on your quest
    Apr 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Give me cyanide!
    :up: Hilarious!
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Nurses spelling troubles
    You should see my notes to my kid. "Hi hon, mom out @ SM(supermarket) b/at 1400.Love2U.
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Well, an update
    Oh I surely will. I told them this earlier too and they said "oh we have had complaints like yours many times" I guess thats my answer!
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Well, an update
    Hi, Well, I don't know if you recall I had quite a lively thread going about nurses where I started working a few months ago speaking in a language other than English, constantly on the unit. Well...
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Does this concern anyone else?
    The DON must be on drugs! Keep wearing gloves and for heaven sakes do not shake the DON's hand, who know where she is putting them! Crazy, crazy nuts.
    Apr 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Am being treated poorly
    They DO know English. Really they do, and speak it fluently and beautifully. Oh well. It is not against the law but it is against hospital policy, it is written down apparently according to...
    Apr 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Quit before probation...Am I entitled to get paid my accrued time?
    I have no idea what you mean either. Can you elaborate? Thanks
    Apr 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Am being treated poorly
    So Sorry to dissapoint you, but this is poor treatment, especially when they have been hounding me to go to full-time status. I don't give a hoot is they have been there longer. What makes you think...
    Apr 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Just met "Ms. Know It All LPN"
    There are know it all's in all areas. You can usually find them quickly as you know!
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Am being treated poorly
    I didn't say the language was Tagalog. I don't care what language it is btw. We have nurses who speak English, Spanish, Farsi, Russian, Tagalog, Korean..... I believe that they should be more...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. iv calculation problem!!!!!!!!!!!
    Exactly! You will have many things thrown at you but not like this piddly stuff. Good luck!
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Am being treated poorly
    Hi, So I recently changed facilities and I am working in my specialty and am doing fine getting along with people in general, BUT for one nurse in particular who constantly is talking to other staff...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. iv calculation problem!!!!!!!!!!!
    Break it down. IF you have 1000cc's to sart with...take the rate per hour which is 150cc's/hr. Then figure out with basic math what 150 X 6 is (it is 900cc's right?) So you really are being asked...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Equal Pay
    I am guessing you are talking about PACU maybe?
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dilaudid Question
    Brett, I also work PACU and have given it IM. The problem we had was that the dose was written for 3mg no matter how old the patient, their drug history or their weight. A 90 yr old little lady who...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. sharing bars of soap
    Viva' America! This is yucky and a big no no. Report them yourself if needed.
    Apr 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Ahh-HA! They're on to us!
    That is very interesting. Do you really think they are doing subliminal stuff there? I think you are correct. All I know is WE ARE COMMITTED TO VERY GOOD CARE at that radiology dept!!!
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. PACU-ISMS...what are some of yall's?
    When we say "Take that patient down" we mean to unhook their monitors and ready them for transport. In the ER or Psych that means something else altogether!
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  23. Intubation
    As if nurses do not already do enough and have enough liablity you want us to intubate as well? Well, of course flight nurses should but in the hospital I would go with the physicians and in some...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Opinions please re: Phase I
    Thanks. I bet we have them too written somewhere so when something goes wrong we can be accused of not following policy. I will check into it. Would a GI lab or Cath lab nurse work alone during or...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  25. Opinions please re: Phase I
    20 people read this but no opinions? I don't believe it. Nurses ALWAYS have opinions:coollook:
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing


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