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  1. Would being a patient at a clinic keep me from getting a job there?
    I'm looking around for a change of scenery and I saw an opening available in a speciality clinic associated with the medical center I work at as an ICU nurse. The reason I'm on here asking for...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. "Don't you find this degrading?"
    Wonderful! Thank you!
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. "Don't you find this degrading?"
    EXACTLY! I feel like your statement describes the entire situation in a nutshell! I think some people who replied missed a key point that I guess I should have elaborated on: she was perfectly...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. "Don't you find this degrading?"
    I had a well-spoken, educated woman as my patient. She had this pretentious vibe to her, but I found her to be polite. That is, until I explained that cath care needed to be done and the rationale...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I knew it was not a correct Technique
    But with that plan, you're assuming that she'll actually read the policy. You know, like she was supposed to BEFORE she "changed" the dressing. Haha.
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I am being harrassed
    Oh, I just remembered something I think I should add. If you've already been doing this, wonderful, but if someone else is reading this and is being harassed, I wanted to stress the point to you...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I am being harrassed
    I really hope your meeting stops this goon's acts right now. I can understand how co-workers get comfortable with each other and they crack off a rude joke every now and then, but most people tend to...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. big hourly pay increase?
    A nurse I once worked with was upset one day because payroll found out she erroneously got a wage increase. She had known that she got the raise and wasn't supposed to, but she kept quiet. Someone...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I didn't chart like a patient wanted me to...?
    Thanks everyone! I feel better knowing you all agree with me. I've never been "in trouble" with the patient advocate office before and I'm glad you all support my view on the matter. The more I...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I didn't chart like a patient wanted me to...?
    I witnessed my patient have "tremulous" legs for about three seconds. I had some serious doubts that it was an actual tremor; it happened when I pulled his blanket off his legs, and I thought at the...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. removal from life support question
    Just last weekend, I extubated my brain dead patient. As you would expect, prior to extubation, he had no purposeful movement, no localizing, not posturing, etc. A few minutes after extubation, as...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. CHG vs Alcohol pad with blood cultures
    Pretty darn interesting... I'll present this to my unit's nurse educators and see if we can get a dialogue going on what is ACTUALLY best practice!
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. CHG vs Alcohol pad with blood cultures
    Just letting you know that we use CHG wipes in our ICU's. We use them when inserting lines, on blood culture draws (AND on the blood culture bottles), and lab draws. We just don't really use them...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Weirdest, funniest, grossest male teenager pt. Stories
    I think all of us here would use some common sense and NOT post stories about male, underage patients that reflect poorly on us as the nursing professionals who care for them. Whatever a creepy...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. The most scariest thing...
    For me, it's confrontational family members or patients who get right in my face, point fingers, and yell at me over things I cannot (actually, NO ONE, for that matter) can control. I think an adult...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. MD not present for code??
    Thanks, everybody! All your comments really contribute. :D To clarify, DH documented something along the lines of, "Hospitalist paged a second time per Code Team/ED doctor's request. Hospitalist...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. MD not present for code??
    My husband is a nurse who works at a different hospital than I do, and he been there a few years. We're just biding our time until he can find a job at a different place. The stories he tells me...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What color Littman Classic II SE stethoscope do you have?
    Your story reminds me of one I heard: A doctor who worked with my mom would borrow a stethoscope every time he'd round in the hospital, then leave, forgetting it was around his neck. He'd get into...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. I hate being a tech. will I hate being a nurse too?
    I agree with everyone and then some, but I did want to mention that the nurses you work with would be raked over the coals if they worked with my current nursing crew, and how things are being run at...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Bye Bye Bye!
    I'm with everyone else! Someone on this site posted a HORROR story in which they were verbally offered a job by a hiring manager, so they comfortable enough to give two weeks notice at their...
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Thinking of getting an RN
    My dad's a superintendent at a prison and has been for years. We're amused at how similar our jobs are sometimes (dealing with patients/inmates, the politics of the facility, preferential treatment...
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Phrase of the Night
    My first thought was, "Jeez! What a lousy night!" My second thought was, "Was there a full moon last night??"
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. language barrier- weird situation
    The exact same thing has happened to me countless times. I've had many Spanish-speaking patients in their 30's or 40's who have an okay grasp of the English language, but they have children who speak...
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What ridiculous things have you seen happen in the workplace?
    And THIS just made me physically ill. :uhoh3: My mom (way back when she was a CNA) used to work with another CNA who was given preferential treatment; the woman had an ankle that was sore...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What ridiculous things have you seen happen in the workplace?
    Oh my gosh, you NEED to report that! :eek:
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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