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  1. Future Prospects in Psychiatry
    Home - American Psychiatric Nurses Association
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Do you get paid for CEUs and In-services
    Generally, if it's mandatory, they must pay employees for their time.
    Oct 19
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Nursing issues
    wrong patient, and wrong site surgeries are Huge Safety Issues that have caused catastrophic damage to patients. Same name, similar names, look alike drugs...look alike patients. I have a...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Legal?
    Yes, it can be both legal and ethical: The ethics of the placebo in clinical practice -- Lichtenberg et al. 30 (6): 551 -- Journal of Medical Ethics Abstract While discussions of the ethics...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Legal?
    Did the patient achieve relief? If so, that means the patient was helped with out the potential side effects of the " It's legal, and ethical, as long as it isn't misrepresented as something else....
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. To lock or not to lock the rooms
    Ditto only in very rare and specific cases does that happen with us. As in, I could count on the fingers of one hand how often this has occurred at any facility. It is probably illegal and...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. I'm wondering-can the government force nurses to work during an emergency outbreak su
    No, they can't force you to work...but then quality of care will plummet...people will die... & they can fire you.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Ebola patient is on dialysis
    Yes. I figured that out only after clicking on the week old link. Posts were ambiguous
    Oct 13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Ebola patient is on dialysis
    Who is "He"? just checked, neither the nurse in Tx or Spain are dead. Nurse in Texas listed as stable at this time.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. What is the politically correct term for "nurse"?
    Yep. I've been going by RN, registered nurse, or nurse for 30+ years. I don't grasp the "politically incorrect" hypothesis :yawn:
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. PVT "Good pop up" Failed?
    "Oh, it's the song that never ends. It just on again, my friends... " :whistling:
    Oct 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. when is it okay to combat rudeness w/ rudeness?
    Plus, your poll asks...is it OK to not filter your words. And the answer is No. To not filter is pretty "ghetto" IMHO It's great to quietly assert yourself, but that doesn't mean descending to...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. OMG - Gave meds to wrong patient
    Report it. You actually should have reported it as soon as you realized it. Not only did the patient get the wrong medication, they also did not receive the right ones Take a fresh vitals,...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Robert Morris University (Chicago) $100,000 PRICE TAG?
    Good decision. That's a huge cost for an ADN. Unless there is a huge mass retirement in the next 3 years, employment for inexperienced ADN in Chicago and many other areas will be an extreme...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  15. Educate me about LinkedIn - please!
    I'm on linkedin, under my real name of course. Make sure your profile reflects your experience and education. it should essentially be a mini-resume. Join a few groups, and participate. reach...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. First US ebola patient died --inaccurate news report
    Not true at this time.
    Oct 5
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Medication Error
    We've all been there, done that. The important thing is that you recognize the cause of your error so you can take steps to avoid a repeat.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. PCCTI LPN Program in Chicago
    Google LPN pass rates in Illinois, and you can see all schools pass rates in Illinois
    Sep 28
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. Your Family?
    A few raised a good point. Don't share the bad stuff, because it often sounds worse than it was. Tell them about your patients' successes, big and small.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Help. How bad did I botch this?
    Don't worry about it. people come, people go. Most managers realize that as a fact of life and wouldn't even think of retaliating.
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. MEN, dont come into nursing
    Title of Thread: MEN, dont come into nursing, posted in Men in Nursing... but, i guess the OP thinks it's OK for the rest of you? :rolleyes:
    Sep 26
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  22. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    The worst is when the same gloves are worn from patient to patient to patient, even foley bag to foley bag. :mad: Gloves aren't magical. I'd rather be touched by a bare handed caregiver with...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Work ALLOWS Patient Favoritism
    Thats right. It is not considered unethical to give someone extra care as long as you are not depriving anyone else of care. At my old place we had lots of VIPs. Most of them employees, or...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Need Urgent Advice
    maybe, maybe not. She she can file and let it go to a hearing officer to decide.
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Need Urgent Advice
    Youve been fired, the BON is going to be notified, and you don't think you need a lawyer? Call your local Bar Association m& ask for a referral. Often you can get a very low cost consultation to...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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