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  1. The flu shot making people sick
    Last October, my then 10 month old grandson received his first flu vaccine on a Tuesday and by Friday night was having full blown witnessed, video-taped focal seizures. After being hospitalized...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    Thank you for the update... So glad you are happy, challenged and respected where you are practicing. Wish you all the best!
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  3. Joint Commission: new requirements for health +wellness programs for behaviora health
    I don't think Joint Commission requires that you have prevention and wellness promtion services, just if you DO provide the service that you meet the Standard and Elements of Performance. The...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    Well, I think you have thought it through, weighed it out, and made the right decision for yourself! Best wishes on boards and your new job!
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  5. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    Hey, Amandagayle, I was curious to find out what you decided? Did you go with St. D or UMC?
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  6. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    as far as schedules, working 12 hr weekends, you miss parties, cookouts, kid’s ballgames etc but you have time off during the week for dr appts, grocery shopping, class parties and field trips. ...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  7. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    Oh my, NICU is my first love, so there would be no question there. I have worked every other weekend and nights as well and now work straight M-F. Also, it's 2 totally different environments. ...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  8. UMC vs. St. Dominic, Jackson Mississippi
    I don't know your age or experience, but as a nurse close to retirement, I have wished many times that I had taken the offer from UMC back in the day. They offer excellent benefits and retirement. ...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  9. Does this happen at your hospital? (Staffing related.)
    This is a "through-put" issue and Joint Commission has standards that apply to patient flow. I'm sure your patients are not "satisfied" with this arrangement either and poor patient staisfaction...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Ordering aspirin tied into a part of ER MD salary ??
    Ordering ASA for AMI patients (not CHFers) is probably tied to Core Measures or the Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Rule from CMS, which impacts Core Measures and HCAHPS (Patient Satisfaction). Using...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Acknowledgment system
    At our hospital we use "Smarties". It is simply a post card with the hospital logo on it and we write a thank you note for what the employee did proving they are a "smartie" and we tape a roll of...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "i am happy.. i will be happy..happiness is here."
    I am so excited to see all these posts! ! ! I knew that a.nurse.soon and I couldn't be the only two who believe in an unlimited God who answers our prayers!
    May 19, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. "i am happy.. i will be happy..happiness is here."
    [QUOTE=Be_Moore;3632527]"There is no need for faith in a god as you are perfectly capable of having faith in yourself. " Oh, no Be_Moore... Without God, nothing is possible! Paslm 18:2-3...
    May 18, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. Crappy Nurses Day
    Yep! Good place with great administrative staff and a very strong CNO. Hospital has received "One of the Best Places to Work" awards more than once AND this year the State Nurses Ass'n gave us...
    May 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Crappy Nurses Day
    So far we have had a very nice Nurses' Week! Yesterday we had a Popcorn and Coke party ay 2 and again at 9 for all nursing staff (RNs, LPNs, CNAs) including non-clinical nurses like me! We...
    May 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Help: Taking out stains on uniform?
    If it's your blood... try this old quilter's trick and use your own saliva. I know for a fact my saliva gets blood stains out of quilts when I stick myself while quilting.
    Nov 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Self Harm Questions in Triage
    KNARE, check with your hospital's Joint Commission coordinator... from what I understand according to The Joint Commission, that requirement is "...applicable to psychiatric hospitals and patients...
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Nursing Fun!
    With kids you gotta do Disney! ! ! Stay inside the park, use park transportation (bus, tram, boat, whatever is available), go early (one park opens early each day to people who are staying in the...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Oh no she didn't!
    Thank you, MissLo, for being an advocate for your patient and her family. I am SURE they will remember your acts of kindness setting up the music and aromatherapy much longer than the "meds" that...
    Sep 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Pregnant and not know it?
    I saw the documentary on this topic on Discovery Health last night. Apparently, one gal was on BC pills and took an antibiotic which decreased the effectiveness of the pill and she became pregnant. ...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Hourly rounding... I have the time
    As much as I agree that The Joint Commission often goes overboard with their recommendations and requirements, we can't blame this one on them. This comes from CMS (Medicare) who is basing our...
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Germ-X
    Michelle, I can understand wanting to smell wonderful, but when I was recently hospitalized, the nurses who wore/used scented products made my nausea so much worse that I hated it when they came in...
    Aug 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. learn to say it correctly!!
    OK, I just read all 28 pages of this thread. I wanted to be sure my pet peeve had not already been mentioned. BUT now it seems this thread has gone from Pet Peeves related to grammar/speech to a...
    Jul 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. world's smallest horse helps sick children
    Hey, I saw this horse at Shriners' Hospital in Philadelphia, PA on May 14th. I was there with my 4 y/o grandaughter after she suffered a Spinal Cord Accident in a car accident on March 25th. ...
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. "Your attention, please. Code J, ICU pod A. Code J, ICU pod A. Code J, ICU pod A."
    I have heard about all kinds of pages to alert staff that The Joint Commission is in the building, but never Code J! What we do is announce the following overhead - "Attention, please join in...
    Feb 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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