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  1. You aren't imagining this . . . "RNs Are Delaying Retirement. . . "
    We could then pronounce that "NETO"-- neat-o! Nah, nobody wants to chew on you if you're tough. ;) And retire? Not until I am too demented to do what I do. I'm planning on at least ten more...
    6:42 pm
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. They should be force to retire
    So, did you get into that LVN program yet? http://allnurses.com/lpn-lvn-nursing/porter-chester-rocky-910624.html
    6:36 pm
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. They should be force to retire
    Duplicate
    6:35 pm
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. New WC CM Nurse
    Sure, you make one home visit for most folks, and then it's lots of MD office visits after that. So yes, most of your field visits WILL be MD office visits or the like. But you will have to assess...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. Sentinel Events
    and and You will find this in your Good Samaritan Act. It says that if you can reasonably foresee that something could be harmful to a patient (in this case, a falling-down-drunk guy) as a...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Computerized Charting Errors-Need Stories
    :: snicker :: the Foley fairy, I love that!
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Bullying - What is it?
    I'm not saying that all bullying is funny. I did find the quotes from younger nurses with major entitlement issues humorous and not the least bit threatening. That's what I was referring to. Sorry I...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. voice recorders
    1) Almost any of them will work fine. 2) As much as you can afford. There are great apps that will even transcribe for you. However, there are often errors, so be prepared to go over the...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. My Study Tips For CRNE
    For those of you who don't know what the abbreviation "CRNE" stands for (I didn't), it's "Canadian Registered Nurse Examination." Good luck to all our Canadian brothers and sisters!
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Case Study #3
    See, I came late because from the beginning I saw this was all pretty much going in the "medical diagnosis" and "medical plan of care" mode. New grads, don't think you're gonna be giving that banana...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Case Study #3
    Dantrolene (dantrium sodium)
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Gas Exchange Respiratory System
    I have taken your original and erased the parts that don't matter when you answer those questions. That's correct. The oxygen in the alveoli diffuses from an area of higher concentration (the...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Pediatric Nursing Question ( help please!)
    What does your pediatrics textbook say about those two homework questions? Or your med/surg book in the section on cardiac abnormalities? What have you learned when you looked in your resources,...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Computerized Charting Errors-Need Stories
    Not so. There is an increasing body of evidence that shows problems with electronic medical records. I review records for a living and the errors I see that are then promulgated forward in perpetuity...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Understanding accents as a new nurse
    Imagine what would happen to you if something happened to your patient because you didn't understand something from report and you were too timid to get it clarified. Now do you see why you have to...
    Jul 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Sentinel Events
    If you are an RN, you are held to RN standard of practice wherever you are. What that means is that you can take a job (volunteer or otherwise) that explicitly states you can't give meds, etc.,and so...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Nurse responsibility out of working hours
    Looks like homework to me. Tatyana1973, what do you think, and what are your reasons for that?
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Pt reports pain not being managed to charge RN.
    Its title has nothing to do with it. The patient always, always comes first in NCLEX-land --it's the priority.
    Jul 28
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Clinical background check...
    Hope is not a plan. Make one. Get help to do it if you have to, but don't leave yourself in the position of being caught flatfooted.
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Note to Management About Appreciation of Preceptor
    Suggestions. Since other students will doubtless read this, let's be sure all the nursing managers don't get the same letter. :rotflmao: But this should give you some ideas. "Dear Managername, ...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Am I Being Bullied?
    To borrow from another thread, it's a bruise, not a tattoo. None of us get through life without bruises, but we don't have to keep picking at a wound to make it worse than it is. Definition:...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. In your opinion...
    I've said this many, many times: The hardest part about learning to be a nurse is learning how to think like one. You will be held responsible for maintaining a good working knowledge of...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Help, I'm in over my head!
    Check out the current editions of these classics, all available for free 2-day delivery at Amazon. Recommended more or less in order: CMSA: Core Curriculum for Case Management Cohen and Cesta:...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. Please help? Is this the norm?
    If they aren't paying you mileage by the IRS rules, you can deduct all that from your taxes; that will help when refund-time comes around. 2014 Standard Mileage Rates With a Prius, I actually made...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  25. New WC CM Nurse
    Don't get the Tazer, for god's sake, no! If you think I was telling you that story to make you feel more scared, you got it exactly backwards. Nurses have power intrinsically, people recognize it....
    Jul 28
    Forum: Case Management Nursing


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