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  1. Nursing class Who's Who - for fun
    Is everyone in your class going to get one? I hope so! So fun to know when I've made an impression (good impression, that is ;) ) on people. "Most likely to see the good in the most difficult of...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Dear Nurse
    So nice. I love this. Thanks.
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. MD orders via computer
    It is good and a relief to read positive experiences with computer generated orders.
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. MD orders via computer
    OK, this may have been covered in another thread, sorry if it's repetitive. Recently the policy at the facility in which I work has the doctors entering orders in the computer, as opposed to the...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Night Shift For Newbies
    I love night shift! I love the patients, who are more open with talking and sharing at night, with no families and no ancillary staff; and not every doctor on the case running in and out. I love...
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What does your username mean?
    Oh, this is a fun post! "graced" is my part my daughter's name- "Grace" and also because I have been given so much in life. "RN", well... :) I have to remember to give back.
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Article Winners
    Your article was so beautiful. You are an amazing nurse! Congratulations.
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. A Goodnight Kiss and A Bedtime Story
    littlemammanurse, That is beautiful. What a precious gift for the little girl and her family.
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. A Beautiful Nightmare
    Wow. Very inspiring. I must reiterate, "Congratulations, Miss R.N.!!" Wishing you the best.
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My Cup Runs Over and Over
    Thanks, yall, for your kind words. For the record, I can now give a shot with a steady hand! XOXOXO
    Nov 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Jehovah's Witness nurses in the critical care unit?
    Good for you for standing by your beliefs. While it always will require 2 RN's to verify blood, thereby having another RN present when you hang blood anyway, sometimes in the ICU, or CCU, someone is...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. My Cup Runs Over and Over
    Summer 2000, Alexandria, Virginia. Excited beyond all reason! I was finally in Nursing School, at age 30. I'd entertained the idea of nursing before, but didn't believe I was "smart enough". After...
    Nov 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. CALLING---Those who have Jobs- WE need you!
    1. Cardiovascular ICU. 2. Oklahoma (moved here after working in Northern Virginia) 3. Fresh from nursing school in 2002, I was not offered my first choice of a job, as the head trauma unit...
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Is it really difficult to get a job in an ICU?
    The ICU in which I work hires new graduates. It's challenging, but most do very well!! :clphnds: One needs to be willing to learn; a position for a new grad. means lots of class time as well as...
    Jul 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    Red (I'm a ginger, too!!!), Thank you for that. More often than not, the docs at the hospital where I work are amazing! We have a great team on the cardiovascular ICU. :)
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    "Put on your big boy panties and deal with it" ROFLMAO!!
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    Loving this!! "OK This is the NURSE'S Station! Don't walk in here and take my seat, my computer, and interrupt report because you DON'T belong here." "Yes, I'll be calling with critical...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Pt./Family Comments that Leave You Speechless
    I never judged you, sweepeanurse. I only commented on the woman who's SO made comments about fecal management, not to you. FYI, I agree with you 100%. But reread my comment. Thanks.
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New hosptial computer systems pull nurses away from patient care
    Oh my gosh, the Medi-WRECK E-MAR! Duplicate, triplicate meds, times messed up, only lets you use 2 saline flushes at a time (one scheduled, one PRN) so you have to go out and back in and rescan foe a...
    May 31, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. Pt./Family Comments that Leave You Speechless
    Wow. You really can't make this stuff up. That poor, poor lady.
    May 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Pt./Family Comments that Leave You Speechless
    OK, I was just discussing this thread with a friend, (also a nurse). Made me remember my first, and funniest, "Is this REAL?" moment: Working night shift at a detox center. A pt has muscle cramps,...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Pt./Family Comments that Leave You Speechless
    This post has me laughing hysterically. Some of my personal favorites: Family of pt in ICU rings for me and says: "He's lost his blood pressure!!!!" (he was on hourly BP's and the numbers just...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Please Can Someone Help!
    Obynna, I am so sorry! i wish I knew what to tell you, but I have no idea, why the system works the way it does. I am unclear as to why America would turn away a good Nurse! I will pray for you. ...
    Jul 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. New hosptial computer systems pull nurses away from patient care
    Oh my gosh! We have had Meditech for a week and I have never seen such chaos in my life! We knew through trial runs, classes and forums that the system is inefficient -and the hospital went ahead...
    Feb 8, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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