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  1. What would you do?
    We were informed by administration that we would be receiving a 13 year old client who is diabetic and has an insulin pump. I work at a free standing psych facility. We have a NP who comes in once a...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. This doesn't seem right to me....what are your thoughts?
    It was transcribed correctly, that is what I don't understand. The DON said she would have made the same assumption as the day nurse and the the evening nurse should have called and verify the order...
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. This doesn't seem right to me....what are your thoughts?
    I work nights at a psychiatric facility. The facility has had a rough year with the constant changes in administration as well as several citations from the state. Last week I was doing chart checks...
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Can't prove it! Very frustrating.
    Thanks for all your replies.....I just needed to vent a little. As I said before I am sorta stuck there at the moment in which case I am going to try and make the best of it.
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Can't prove it! Very frustrating.
    @canchaser.....no its a psychiatric facility and the CEO makes himself invisible to staff members with complaints.
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Can't prove it! Very frustrating.
    @delilas we are expected to sweep and mop the med room and nursing station as well as defrost the refrigerator. Makes ya wonder what exactly housekeeping's role is.
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Can't prove it! Very frustrating.
    I agree! The DON lets him manipulate her and so he will keep doing it.
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Can't prove it! Very frustrating.
    Ok....just venting! I work at a facility that didn't have a DON for months. The last one we had lasted about 1 month due to his nasty attitude and numerous complaints lodged against him. During the...
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ever hear of such a thing?
    Thx for all the replies guys. I have been doing as I was taught in nursing school and documenting in black ink ignoring his new policy much to his dismay. @ canesdukegirl....yes he is really out of...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Ever hear of such a thing?
    classicdame.....we never put the dietary orders on the MAR until this new DON decided they needed to put there along with other things that have no business being on the MAR.
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ever hear of such a thing?
    We discussed the point of the MAR being a legal document with the DON, but his attitude about it is this is the procedure and that's how it will be. I do not agree with him and so have been writing...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ever hear of such a thing?
    Thx for your reply. I guess I just don't like the idea of erasing anything on a MAR.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ever hear of such a thing?
    We have a new DON and a new administrator at our facility and as such they are implementing new policies and procedures. Our DON sent out a memo last week informing us that the new procedure for...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Music Therapy in Psych?
    Has anyone had music therapy as part of treatment offered in their psych units? I work at a peds residential facility and have noticed that the kids tend to act out more towards the end of the day...
    Jul 14, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. How Do I Handle This?
    Yes I am sitting in the front and we all have handouts on what will be discussed, my problem is when I am being asked to participate and am asked questions. Also I did not disclose during the...
    Jan 15, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. How Do I Handle This?
    I started a new job...in orientation at the moment. Anyway because of my hearing impairment I am having a hard time understanding the speakers in orientation due to echoing in the classroom. Has...
    Jan 15, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. Happy Holidays!!!
    Hey everyone....just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May you all be blessed with health and happiness this holiday season.
    Dec 19, '07
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  18. Any Deaf, Hard of hearing Nurses?
    I had an instructor that would talk to me really really slow....until I told her that my hearing loss had no bearing on my intelligence. I've also run into rude...ignorant co-workers who want to make...
    Dec 19, '07
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. What have you done for yourself lately?
    I have quit smoking and started exercising more. I also like to take nice long bubble baths.
    Apr 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Where are you from?
    I'm from Puerto Rico.....living in Ohio.
    Apr 28, '07
    Forum: World Nursing
  21. How Helpful is Being Bilingual?
    I find that for me personally being bilingual has helped me tremendously. I not only am able to communicate with my hispanic patients, but am also called to translate for other patients throughout...
    Apr 26, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What age were you when you went to nursing school?
    I just graduated nursing school in Dec. at the age of 35.
    Jan 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Help with Facilities in Florida
    What's the cost of living like in Naples?
    Jan 4, '07
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. Help with Facilities in Florida
    Thanks for the info, I have already started doing internet research. I am a little nervous about the move because I don't know anyone in Florida, but am also looking forward to the change.
    Jan 3, '07
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. Help with Facilities in Florida
    I am thinking about moving to Florida from Ohio this summer. I recently graduated from nursing school. I will have about 6 months experience before my move. I'm thinking of moving to either Orlando...
    Jan 3, '07
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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