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  1. Unlicensed/untrained workers
    :wavey: I recently quit a job at a group home for MR/DD kids(under 18)because the woman who owns the facility wants her niece and daughter who are only 19 themselves to run the house and do g- tube...
    Apr 19, '06
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  2. i feel a rant coming on... things that make me mad!!
    I am working in a cluster home for MR/DD and I am SOOO tired of direct care staff that think that all of our clients(consumers) should be treated like babies,they range in age from 18-63. On the...
    Apr 19, '06
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  3. What were your funniest medical intakes?
    I was doing a new gain health review at a state facility,when I asked the inmate what type of seizures he experienced he replied"a very deadly type ma'am they are callled psuedo seizures" I...
    Apr 8, '05
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Web site for federal prisons??/
    Does the BOP use LPN/LVNs ?
    Apr 8, '05
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    On behalf of all the medical professionals here in the sunshine state thank you standing up for our stanards.
    Apr 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    baseline the autopsy is not being done at Michael's request or the Schindler's,it is state mandated. So why would there have to be any outside witnesses.
    Apr 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    Thank you Tweety,nobody else seems to remember Mr.Schindler ma,ing the statement that the hospice was medicating Terri to speed her death. One of the statements that was made by the family after her...
    Apr 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    I just heard two fairly intellegent young people (13 and 15) discussing "The terri thing" and they were asking why Michael is being crucified for doing what she had been doing to herself before her...
    Mar 31, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    AMEN
    Mar 31, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. funny names for nurses
    Dr.Slaughter passed away about a year and a half ago,he was not only a great surgeon and great writer he had a magnificent sense of humor about his name
    Mar 29, '05
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    I also applaud Michael for requesting an autopsy. I am so tired of this case and all the mis-information that is being thrown around. Whatever happened to HIPPA regulations ? I feel more sorry for...
    Mar 29, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    The last page of my Florida Living Will Declaration states "Only one witness may be a spouse,blood relative,heir,or person responsible for the patient's health care costs" I had to have two...
    Mar 22, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. artificial feeding-Terri Schiavo
    How Terri got to this point is not as much of a problem to me as the fact that the government is now intervening.Is the next stepoing to be court ordered chemo?
    Mar 21, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. LPN's are Nurses Too? Aren't they?
    Depending on the facility,LPNs can take verbal orders over the phone. If we had to have an RN all the time at the facilities I work at we would probably have a lot of very sick or dead patients,due...
    Sep 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nurses fired or suspended for not working during Hurricane Frances
    All of the hospitals and institutions I have ever worked in in Florida have had a well spelled out Hurricane plan. Either with designated teams to work before during and after,or with volunteers to...
    Sep 24, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Native Floridians?
    Born at Mount Sinai on Miami Beach,raised in North Miami Beach,lived in Hollywood/Fort Lauderdale until 1995,when the drive-by shootings got too close.Now live in the woods justm outside the Osceola...
    Sep 3, '04
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. What is a watch with a second hand?
    Okay I know I went to school with Flo(Nightengale)lol...but if our new nurses do not know how to use a B/P cuff with a stethescope,or a "real"thermometer,how can they do the BASICS?????? :rolleyes: ...
    Sep 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What is a watch with a second hand?
    I only hope that she is pullingt our legs. It6 would be a shame if there are schools out there(elementary)that are not teaching analog clocks. As far as the nurse precepting who hade never used a...
    Sep 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. LPN's are Nurses Too? Aren't they?
    Just to amuse you....when people ask my husband what an LPN is he replies"lowest paid nurse". After hearing so much talk about the nursing shortage in Florida we feel if they paid us better,and gave...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing & Misdemeanors in Florida
    I had multiple charges for worthless cheks on my record when I was relicensed in 2002,in Florida. I do not think that a shoplifting charge from that long ago will affect your chances of being able...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. thinking about moving
    I have a grandson in Dover that I never get to see,so I am contemplating moving to Delaware. What are the pay rates like for LPNs and is IV certification needed? :)
    Jun 5, '04
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  22. introducing.....
    Thanx everybody for the welcome
    Jun 5, '04
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  23. what is VATS
    [QUOTE=ktwlpn] Thank you sooo much. He had an URI last week,which Zith did not phase,he was admitted Monday and when they did a CAT scan they found an abscess in his right lung. Now I don't feel...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. introducing.....
    I am Debi,an LPN who took 17 years off from nursing to play mommy,took state boards again in November 2003,and have loved being back in the swing ever since. I have recently done Corrections...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  25. what is VATS
    My home care patient's mother just called to say that he was having a VATS procedure done this afternoon. I do not want to appear stupid,but can somebody please tell me what it is?
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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