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  1. What to do
    Help new hospices nurse here. Love it. But need guidance . What do you do if your pt is having a heart attack or a stroke and they have a dnr?
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Am I harrassed???
    Bull crap. Yes they do! This is in response to "nurses cony cry"
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. This is making me nervous
    Sitters cost extra money, ie cutting cost!
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. This is making me nervous
    We do not have sitters for 1 on 1. That's not allowed. We work with the bare minimum at my hospital.
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. This is making me nervous
    Ok let me clarify myself. We do total care, no cnas on yhr rehab unit. These pts do have med issues, chf, dm, recent mi, seizures, etc. All pts have bed alarms. Some pts learn to turn them off. And...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. This is making me nervous
    no cna nobody just me the rn. Im scared to refuse being the only nurse on the floor because i might get fired.
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. This is making me nervous
    :grn:my hospital is trying to cut corners due to low census. So here is what they are doing. I work on a 10 bed rehab unit. our average amt of pts is 4-7. Now they want to pull my lpn to the medsurg...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. what I learned my first year as an RN
    I love this, it's so true!
    May 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I feel so bad.
    well i called my current manager to tell her i quit, she asked if i would at least work this weekend on nights to see if i like it better, then make a descission. i told her yes ill at least do that....
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I feel so bad.
    my rehab manager told me all i had to do was fill our a new application and turn it in to her, and i can start my regular shift next week on my days to work.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I feel so bad.
    I am prepared for that. I dont think staying at the med surg job is good for my sanity, im constantly worried if i did everything, did not forget something charted everything, if im going to finish...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I feel so bad.
    this is my situation. I recently left a rehab job due to bad conditions at work, which have recently improved, so im told, i got another job in medsurge at another hospital. I was hired on the spot,...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I think I made a mistake
    texas u r right, its not worth the money.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I think I made a mistake
    i was off 7 days in a row.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I think I made a mistake
    ok let me explain more, i will be the only rn on the floor, there will be lpns there also, its medsurge. there will be a nursing supervisor in house too. there will be 2 lpns for up to 20 pts. with...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I think I made a mistake
    Yes, I am. But there is another rn there. To help if I need. The place is so busy I can't learn anything. I've been there a month and still dont know where anything is. We have up to 12admits a day...
    May 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I think I made a mistake
    I recently left a job in rehab for a job in medsurg. At the rehab job it was a constant battle to get the help we needed on the night shift. The work was doable. I also worked 7 12's in a row which...
    May 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Do you ever....
    Man I do this all the time. I see models in magazines or young men in stores and think, man I could start an iv on you so easy! Just reacently I noticed my 14y/o son has some juicy looking...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. how old is to old for medsurge
    im wondering if im to old for med surge, its so freaking busy i can barley keep up. but the pay is good where i work. there are many younger nurses compared to us older girls. is there a reason?...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Orientation time
    This is for the seasoned nurses. How long was your training on med surge when you changed jobs?:nurse:
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. do employers care if you are on xanax?
    i hope not cus i could sure use some. lol
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Routine
    I was wondering how does your routine go if you are charge nurse and have a pt load? I'm looking for suggestions please.:rolleyes:
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Charge nurse and take patients?!!!
    Well I just got a job making good money. At my new hospital I'm on a med surge floor. The rn has a pt load and does charge at the same time. Where I worked before, the charge nurse did not take pts....
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How does your hospital recognize, reward, and motivate staff (RN, CNA, etc.)?
    They don't.
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Attention Prison Nurses!!!
    I worked in a prison for 2 whole months. Yes the diabetics come to the infirmary before supper time and they check their own bs. We draw up the insulin and the inmate administers it theirselves. We...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


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