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  1. Issues...
    This will be my final comment. You've proven to me that no group of nurses can get together and provide advice to someone in need. Thank you. You've shown me how easy it is for a persons claims to be...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Issues...
    I know she made the error because the pt came to the nurses station for the medication. I was there doing my paperwork. I witnessed him ask for the med and her administer it. She killed a pt at...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Issues...
    Fortunately last night was her last night (I'm so happy!) so I won't have to babysit her anymore. It's just frustrating to see things and nobody care. I just find myself disturbed by the lack of...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Issues...
    Okay, so I just need to ***** for a second. Last night my charge nurse gave a double dose of Ketamine and a benadril to a pt. I'm not saying she gave him 2 when he gets one to 2. She gave him twice...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Teacher to CNA Advice
    From my experience the highest paying jobs are at agencies. You have to travel more, but they pay significantly more. Also (at least in my area) hospices pay almost twice what we get paid in the...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. 7th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    Oh, rite. Today is Monday. I'll get the banana bag. You get the restraints.
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. Use of a tourniquet on a geriatric patient to draw blood
    I spoke to a lab tech I know about this and she said she immediately pops the tournequet unless she has more than 3 vials. In that case she waits until she is almost done with the last vial to pop it...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Use of a tourniquet on a geriatric patient to draw blood
    I've never been a lab tech or LPN, but I follow our lab techs when they are doing their draws because we have a lot of people that fight them and have noticed that they always pop the tourniquet...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Any CNA's out there want to answer a few questions?
    I live in Texas and I've been a CNA for 5 years. I was guaranteed a job when I signed up for the class. How much I worked and when were not guaranteed, however I ended up working 16 hour shifts on...
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Is this abuse?  Emotional blackmail?
    At least in Texas that would fall under emotional/psychological abuse. The staff member is using their position to coerce a resident into giving them a positive review. Specifically, this violates...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant


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