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  1. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    The part I loved the most is when he told you this was the "2 glove technique"
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    Maybe the theory is a dirty sterile glove is cleaner than a dirty clean glove and if the cannula accidentally comes out you don't have time to reglove. IDK I wouldn't do it that way. I always thought...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    It's not a hospital specific thing. Same thing is happening in home health agencies, LTC's, agency etc.
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    The OP says the patient frequently decannulates so maybe so he can recannulate if that happens.
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    I believe that BSN programs were developed before ADN programs were that originally there were BSN programs and diploma programs. I know my old college developed the first BSN program in the state...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    I think she's referring to the things that are inherent to all nurses. Common sense/critical thinking, compassion, being able to see the big picture. If you took a cross section of nurses and placed...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Nursing as a concept is very old but licensing of nursing as a title only came about in the last 100 years or so. People always think the position they are in now will be the one to remain but we may...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Yes but these won't be nurses just glorified techs. My friend in NZ is a Cardiac Physiologist which is a really really really fancy way of saying she assists with cath labs and stress tests but that...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Pretty soon we will have licensed healthcare associates. All specialized in one area only so they have few career options.
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New Grad RN-->No Jobs, Then what?
    Quite simply because the people telling them that there is going to be a shortage and that there will be plenty of jobs aren't the same people that are in charge of hiring. In other words they are...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Why is it always the patient with the worst situation? geez
    When you have that kind of attitude your shutting the door on them emotionally. But hey I only work with the terminally ill patients every shift so what do I know? Though most of them are pleasant to...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Why is it always the patient with the worst situation? geez
    Ever heard the words sick and miserable together?
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. New Grad RN-->No Jobs, Then what?
    Have you tried registry work?
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    I AM vapid so thats true.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    I prefer vocational to practical but maybe thats because I hate the little pretend nurse insult. Something harder to do with the LVN title. Plus V seem hard and cold while p is soft and warm and...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Does this nurse totally not like me??
    I wouldn't worry about it I think I do that a lot and don't realize it. Not at work persay but other settings. I see you but I'm preoccupied and think say in the case of a neighbour that I see you a...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    If it'll bring peace yes. When it comes down to it its just a bunch of letters especially since LVN/LPN/RPN isn't a consistent title anyways. I advocate for maintain that level of nurse though...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Doesn't the UK instead of having RN and enrolled nurses have First Level and Second Level? And bands like band 6 etc.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Honestly that sounds like a fine idea and similar to something I suggested except mine was phase out the LPN's. Make the ADN then entry level nurse and make the BSN Nurse + with the expectation that...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    As I said before I'm not in the acute care setting trying to pretend I'm just as good. So not implying stating. My job is more hands on less technical less demanding but still nursing. Community...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Just a question that no one seems to answer. If for some reason the phase out of LPN's ADN's and diploma RN's was successful who would work at the nursing homes? or home health? Medication Aides?...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Why is it always the patient with the worst situation? geez
    Um hellow CANCER. You seem to be more concerned about how they treat you as to how they feel. Think about it this way they are just coming to the conclusion that life is supremely unfair. Wouldn't...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Do I give the med or hold?
    Have you seen the full PI sheet for those. It has directions on how patient caregivers can "hide" the medication in applesauce.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    Are you guys still hiding the mattresses over there?
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The 'De-Skilling' Of Nursing
    An MA has no license and I do and a legal right to call myself a nurse in my state. Whether you think I should or not is irrelevant. Honestly I'm not going to get anyway discussing anything with you...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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