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  1. Cirrhosis
    KatieMI, you just made my geeky heart squeal!
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Do you clean bedpans or throw them out?
    We use hygie-bags that contain an absorbant strip of material in them to line the bed pan. The pan and bag are then taken to the dirty utility. The bag is disposed of and the pan is put in the...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    Oh rad10....that's just wrong! So wrong..... on so many levels! Good on you for keeping nurse face!
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. New nurse no training?
    Your Spidey Senses are tingling for a reason. You are correct! This is NOT safe! This is NOT normal! You DO need orientation. RUN from this company!
    Jan 10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Analysis: Many hospices fail patients just before they die
    I am proud to be part of a team that communicates about the condition of their home hospice clients. Those approaching their end days receive daily nursing visits, and of required, 24 hour health aid...
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. CPNRE September 2014
    Passed! And just signed papers for full time palliative care position! Life I good :)
    Oct 18, '14
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  7. Mantra?... Whats yours??...
    Not a motivational/uplifting one, but it's got me through some (ahhhem....)moments ... "I am 100% washable" :)
    Oct 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Things Little Old Ladies Say
    Not a LOL, but my patient referred to peri-care as "washing the laundry". I can't sort my laundry now without giggling!
    Oct 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. CPNRE September 2014
    Can. Not. Wait. May. Die. Waiting.....
    Oct 8, '14
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  10. CPNRE May 2014
    That was one tough test! I achieved academic honors with distinction all the way through school, did the predictor tests with 95-100% chance of passing and it didn't prepare me for that!
    Sep 11, '14
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  11. From construction to nursing, has it been done?
    Just turned 40, finished nursing school and getting ready to write board exam. Worked in swine barns. Ya, it can be done. Go for it!
    Sep 7, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. The most valuable thing(s) you've been told
    Save your back, it's your pay cheque! Raise the bed to working height EVERY time! When boosting someone in bed, raise to your working height, lay bed flat, place into trandelenberg, have pt grab...
    Aug 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Community Health Diagnosis
    So you have identified the issues of substance abuse and poverty. What can these issues CAUSE? Those will be your "risk for" statements. I'll get you started, poverty puts people at risk for...
    Aug 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Challenging your own beliefs
    Thank you Lev, I was very surprised at my own fears and insecurities that I felt with my first palliative client. My own insecurities regarding my abilities and my own personal beliefs surprised me....
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Challenging your own beliefs
    My philosophy of nursing is being written tonight in the room of a dying ALS client. My job tonight: sit, watch and wait. She sleeps nearly constantly. Moments of terrifying choking while refusing...
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Burned Bridges
    Well said TheCommuter! I think you could put together a great article with what you've written here!
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Burned Bridges
    It's not the age of the car, it's the mileage! ;)
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Burned Bridges
    TheCommuter, Will you please be my mentor? I am working on this.... and its so hard!
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. "Take the skin off the tape" advice given here
    This is for the brilliant nurse that gave the advice to "take the skin off the tape, not the tape off the skin". I searched high and low for the thread this was mentioned in so that I could thank...
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Burned Bridges
    Thank you for this articulate and kind post. I'm 40 years old and just fully understanding this now I'm ashamed to say. Grandma was right, you'll catch more flies with honey!
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Dear Nursing Student with ADD what study strategies help w/memory ?
    Yes to everything vintage mother said! Organization is one of the most difficult things us ADDers struggle with. Adopt the "do it now" principle. Because you will get distracted and forget to...
    Feb 21, '14
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Patients REALLY do these things!
    I am a nursing student who has been reading AN to better understand nursing culture to better prepare myself for the field prior to graduation. I am proud to say that AN has well prepared me for the...
    Feb 20, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. My First Patient
    From the daughter of a colon cancer survivor, who is about to graduate nursing school, I have chills and tears. Thank you! You summed it up very accurately.
    Feb 18, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Calling all nurses: Enough with the high-velocity urination contest!
    So, would the competition be for distance, the velocity, or the volume held? Inquiring minds want to know!
    Feb 17, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Stupid Nurse Tricks (Or How To Look Incredibly Stupid)
    ^^Like a boss!^^
    Feb 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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