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  1. prn med help
    Another thing to consider... if he ALWAYS requests the rtn pain med early, how about checking with Dr to change the routine pain med to 0600? Then he wouldn't have to ask. Seems to me, his pain is...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    new mexico... experienced RN $27/hr and up up up New grad, I think aaround 22-24. I have many years Rn exp and work for an ins comaopany and make 68,500.00/yr
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. You know what makes me a crusty old bat? Need variety nurses in AN cartoons
    Just Beachy Nurse: LOL I like the "bats", but how about some Zombie COB's, munching on NEWBIES??!!!!
    Sep 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The Devil and Delta Webster
    When I worked in a NH in Michigan in the 1976, it got hot hot hot in the summer! The owners did not have AC or swamp coolers or anything except multiple fans. The owners reasoning for this: Old...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Unobserved fall and I feel awful!
    I have been an RN for many years and when I went to a new hospital, still on orientation this happened: I went to break!!! gosh darn me anyway!!!! AND while on said break, my A&O self amb LOL took...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Missed Admission assessment.
    if this resident was Med A when she left, and is Med a on return, isn't the readmission the correct one?
    Jul 17
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. delinquent nurse
    Contact the board of nursing in your state. Every state could have different rules.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  8. Sig. Change
    If you expect the decline to last more than 14 days. I would do the Sig change .
    Jun 18
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. Full Moon Friday the 13th
    One Fri 13th, I was working and on call for that 24 hrs. I worked 12 hours, then stayed 4 more to fix scheduling/cover, had 3 falls, sent one to psych hospital and had an elopement. I had 4 CNA call...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Grimacing before passing
    I'm sorry for your loss. Its tough to lose someone we love. Not having been there, I couldn't guess at what was going on. Please, just remember your grandmother with love and concentrate on her...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Getting out of MDS
    After working with the MDS for 8 years, I am getting out, escaping, running away....whatever!! Taking a new job in a new field, and am bothscared and excited. It is hard to leave my comfort zone, but...
    Jun 5
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. Can a debt cause my nursing license to be taken from me?
    In the State of Missouri, when you renew your license, you will be required to notify the BON if you are convicted of bad checks. Jail time or no, if you are adjudged guilty, pay a fine, etc., you...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  13. I think this might be illegal!
    RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Documentation should only be changed by the original nurse. Oh yeah... FRAUD!!!
    Jun 2
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. First time tested postive for THC & BON sent a potential threat
    OP, you said that you weren't tested until you were there 3 weeks. Generally when someone is hired, HR notifies them of UDS and the time table. With some employers it is immediate, with my current...
    May 29
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    Eons ago, when I was a new LPN, one of my pts wanted a pain pill. I gave it, signed it out on the narc sheet and wrote in the MAR(Paper charting) immediately. So I followed proceedure exactly. ...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. When to say "When"?
    update... Ok, I did it.... I found another job!!! I will be a care coordinator for a managed care insurance(LARGE) organization! NO on call, NO floor work!! At home, remote, on phone and home...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. Need Help please suspended license can I be a teacher
    OP, I was wondering about the anxiety you experienced that led to the Xanax use... have you considered counseling/therapy or prescribed medication to help you cope with all that is going on in your...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Trying to switch specialties
    There are compaines for Nursing homes that help with someone becoming an Licensed Nursing Home administrator. LNHA just need at least a 4 year degree in a related(To administration) field. They train...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. help!!! pps assessment
    I'm not Talino, :sarcastic:, but yes, that's what I would do.
    May 22
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. Trying to switch specialties
    Staff developement, Nursing informatics, health care administration, teaching. Can you become a NP?
    May 19
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. When to say "When"?
    Ok, saw my PCP. She reviewed labs, xrays, etc, symptoms, etc and came to the conclusion that the Rheumatologist can'at just "pick and chose what results he wants to." LOL he agreed with all the...
    May 16
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Oh, great! NOW I'm seeing stethoscopes everywhere! Maybe I shouldn't have jacked the cool one from the student the other day!
    May 15
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  23. You know you're a nurse if...
    When you wash you hands in the bathroom at a public facility before and after you go and do it the "right" way!
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Best route to learn MDS
    you can read the RAI manual. has one on its website. This manual is the "bible" of an MDS coordinator and will walk you through the MDS process. I would ask to shadow the current MDS Coord...
    May 9
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. When to say "When"?
    Saw Rheumy yesterday for results of labs and xrays. Labs ok, again nothing positively positive for RA. The xrays said erosions on ulnar styloid bilaterally and peri-articular osteopenia, both...
    May 7
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities