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  1. Newly disabled (labeled) Question for NP
    Hi, well, I've spilled my life out on the forums. I've been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I need to know if this will stop me from getting my goal accomplished as a nurse practitioner? Do I have...
    Nov 9, '07
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. mother dies after refusing blood transfusion
    I am NOT Jehovoas Witness or anything, but i know what it's like. I nearly coded with a a 3.4 count. I was delirious and refusing blood because of the chance of AIDS at the time (1989) Only way I...
    Nov 8, '07
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  3. Having to take time off
    Well, after my much read story about my personal life. I recently had a turn of events. I'm now applying for temporary disability d/t inability to focus on what I"m doing at work. Sucks, but I...
    Oct 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hit all time low
    Well, I guess I'll see when I get there. Feel fairly normal today. Only problem I have is I didn't sleep last night, much anyway. But - on another note, it could be because of other things that kept...
    Sep 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Hit all time low
    Sweetie, I have done a TON of research, Julie Fast's program was one of the first things I came across, but if I hadn't I would've kissed your feet for that information. Thanks again Zoe, your a...
    Sep 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Hit all time low
    That's why I'm going to stay on the new antidepressant and see how the combo goes, plus add on a little omega 3 and I'm ....well, I'm gonna do my best. I agree, but I did do some research,...
    Sep 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hit all time low
    Just a note to say another thank you. My doctor called and we talked for quite a while. He agrees and I have a diagnosis. I am bipolar. However, I plan on seeking therapy with a real psychiatrist if...
    Sep 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Hit all time low
    Thank you - in this post, you hit it on the head. My point number 3 of my original post ( lucky I didn't end up on the streets) was because of the times I was 'supposed' to be taking care of the...
    Sep 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hit all time low
    Just to let you know - alcohol was a problem many many years ago (as was drugs) I've spilled my guts already, what difference does it make if I drank alot 20+ years ago or did drugs. Again, I think...
    Sep 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hit all time low
    Just wanted to let you know, I am STILL waiting. I called 3 times today. He's supposed to be in the office tomorrow. I want to thank each and every one of you. It really does mean alot. I...
    Sep 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Hit all time low
    I've been on Allnurses for ...well I don't remember how long. I'm sure it says somewhere but I don't have the urge to look for it. I've come to this board time and time again for advice. Everyone has...
    Sep 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. LPN's just glorified nurse aids in LTC? Huh?
    That sickens me to think people think that way. If it weren't for LPNs our nursing homes wouldn't have the necessary help to function. Some of the best nurses I've met have been LPNs (and I never...
    Aug 31, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Adjunct A & P instructor for local CC Med Assistant program
    Do you think this is a good idea? She said it will be part time, from anyones experience, does that mean, part time (as in I can expect a paycheck each period) or PRN (only as needed so I will HAVE...
    Aug 31, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. 3-11 shift any suggestions on how to change?
    Okay - I have hated every job I have had since nursing school. Various reasons, all having to do with my own personal issues. So I realize I have a problem. Well anyway - now I'm at a LTC on my...
    Aug 28, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Thinking of LTC
    One thing I did was make a list of all the questions I needed answered before I accepted a job in LTC/NH. Here's the list: Pay? Pay during orientation (is it the same as normal pay?) How long is...
    Aug 28, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Report sheets
    I just made one up on Saturday. I start at a LTC tonight. SO please give me your thoughts on changes. Let me know what you think. Do I need to add/delete anything? Thanks all. If it is usable,...
    Aug 20, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Uniforms and your appearance
    Well - I'm speaking for myself here, (please don't flame me). I don't wear tacky high cut or low cut tops (not intentionally, some times when I have things tailored, then they end up a little big). I...
    Aug 14, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Disenlightened
    Well, I made the decision, putting in my resignation tomorrow. A job opened up locally that I hope and pray will be my niche. Because I am darned tired of changing jobs. I only for see 2 problems....
    Aug 6, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Disenlightened
    I would but lack of health insurance detours that. I have been on every antidepressant over the last 10 years. The one I'm currently on is the only one that worked. At least until recently. I...
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Disenlightened
    I thought home health was where I wanted to be. After working a little over a month, I have developed an ulcer, been on antidepressants for 10 years, yet for the first time in my life, I became...
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. how many recerts in one day do you do
    I feel your pain, I have either developed an ulcer (most likely) or contracted botulism (had corn beef hash the day that is was stated it was recalled). Anyway - I started with really REALLY bad...
    Jul 29, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Teaching guides
    Hi all. New to home health, even thought I LOVE teaching patients about their diseases and treatments and medicines. It would be wonderful to have a guide to give them to read as well. Do any of you...
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Visit quotas and safe care
    Some of my visits (just regular visits) can take as little as 15 minutes. I'm really good at being kind and compassionate, and at the same time getting things done and keeping on track. So I do a...
    Jul 12, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Visit quotas and safe care
    I thought so too, when I brought it up, a few times to different people and then finally my nursing supervisor, she said. I think we need to have a sit down and talk about your job description and...
    Jul 12, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Visit quotas and safe care
    I'm new to home health. Only been doing it through an agency for about 3 weeks. 1st week I followed a nurse, second week they through me to the wolves. Had up to 8 visits in a day already. They are...
    Jul 8, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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