Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: chelynn

From Date
  1. definition of "treatment"
    Things in our treatment books are: Wound care, dressing changes, creams, powders, monitor bruise, skin tear, etc, skin checks, diabetic nail care, podus boots, o2, cath care, cath changes, elevation...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    I often wonder how you can even breathe when you're head is always so far up your butt
    May 25, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Need advice about working in LTC-subacute floor
    How dare you say the nurse wants an "easier shift." I work nights, I have 45 residents and 2 CNAs. You do understand that these confused residents don't know whether it's night of day. They try to...
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Epi Pen makes a good day
    LOL, lucky you! I have the exact same story about 3 years ago, only the thing shot right into my thumb! The other nurses and the doc I was working with almost wet their pants laughing. Talk about...
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What do you think constitutes  insubordination?
    I too, have been known to ask, "Can you get me a BP/pulse on so and so?" The reply was, "No, I'm really behind," I simply said, " What I meant was get me a BP/Pulse on so and so, thanks." I don't...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What do you think constitutes  insubordination?
    That would definately be insubordination. We discuss this at work all the time. Ours are CNAs, ceftified nursing assistants, which means they are at work to assist us. They do need to work with us...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Help with case study
    For one why has she been getting 2mg when the order stated 4-15mg? Also tell us what you would guess and why and then we are more likely to help you from there.
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What have other nurses done that have freaked you out?
    If you read it the problem isn't that the CNA didn't have time to sit with the resident. The problem is that the nurse gave the CNA the patients meds, MORPHINE and ATIVAN to administer. That to me...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Unsafe ?? Need opinions....
    I have to say you have it better than I do. I work 1800-0600 with 3 CNAa until 2200 and 2 after that. We have 45 residents. I have the med passes, treatments, tube feedings, TPN, among all the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why aren't nursing homes doing 12 hour shifts???
    Our place does 12s, 6-6. I work 3 nocs
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. thanks
    How many times are you going to post this? Not to be rude but I swear I read it not long ago
    Feb 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. what are your thoughts about my situation.
    I don't think the drinking was so much the problem as placing an IV was. Why were you doing that?
    Jan 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Most common overdose drug of choice?
    Tylenol is what I see most, I guess because that's a common drug around the house and the lay person doesn't understand what a slow painful death liver failure is.
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. trouble pronoucing some medical words
    You're kidding right? It scares me if you think this is true.
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Addicts!!! NURSES How do you seperate addicts from pts. who really are in pain?!
    I guess I wasn't clear enough in my first post. I never meant to imply that I don't give the meds. As a nurse it is my job to do what the doctor orders. If pain meds are ordered then I give them...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Addicts!!! NURSES How do you seperate addicts from pts. who really are in pain?!
    I look for pysiologic signs such as higher bp and pulse. We also look into the pts old charts and visits. We see if they are under the care of a pcp and if they go their follow ups. Also when you see...
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Contact after interview
    I didn't go through a recruiter so that's why my contact was with nm. If you have been working with the recruiter up until now I would stay with that.
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Contact after interview
    I called the nm once a week until I was hired, more than that is pushy
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. my co-worker set me up
    How do you know she set you up and it wasn't a misunderstanding about the day or something? Why are you getting so upset before you speak to the coworker or the DON? what kind of teamwork does your...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How would you rate your RN position?
    I agree. For some reason Katie you seem to be a tad aggressive, what gives? By the way I'm in the ER Started as a relatively new grad, went in willing to learn and work hard and I am very successful....
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Thoughts and ramblings from a tech/student
    They say that high quality chest compressions are the key to good outcomes, congrats to you!
    Jan 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Reglan and Compazine IV push policies?
    We use compazine in our ED frequently. Usual dose is 4mg IVP. I always push over 2 mins and flush afterwards if they don't have IVF but most already do. I have never seen any adverse reactions. To...
    Jan 19, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Vastus Lateralis
    I have always kind of had difficutly landmarking injection sites. The other day we had police bring in a psych pt and she got put in 4 point restraints. When the "b52" was ordered I found it easiest...
    Jan 19, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. OCD at work
    I'm not as hardcore as you, but I too am a little OCD at work, much more than I am at home.
    Jan 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Who came up with the idea of 12 HOUR SHIFTS?
    I'm with the majority, I love the 12s! Keep 'em comin'!
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top