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  1. Something to brighten your day
    Awwww!!! Thank you. (hugs)
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How many miles/minutes do you drive to work?
    I walk actually. I have the blessing/curse of living 4 doors down from the facility I work at.
    Sep 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Cussed out and disprespected by CNA
    VERY small community here. . .and it's not always a good thing. There truely are a lot of us who have eachothers back, but would not put eachother in a position of detriment. The hard thing is when...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Cussed out and disprespected by CNA
    Very true. I think that what was meant to be said is SOME CNA's have no concept. Not all of them by any means. Like I began my post, I am blessed with a group of mostly good CNA's who are worth...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Hipaa and my rights as an employee
    Uhh, yeah. . . In late July I had a very personal health issue in the middle of a day shift. It was sudden and unexpected. Granted, it was only obvious that others present knew what was going on,...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. How do you stay awake during the night shift?
    I actually have the opposite problem. I have difficulty sleeping before the sun comes up. Yet, I still must do days here and there. . . Which really screws me up. Put cardboard or black plastic...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Cussed out and disprespected by CNA
    [QUOTE=Vito Andolini;3881208]When truly sick, when truly one does have a very good attendance record and one truly does give one's best 99% of the time, it does set poorly to hear the recipient of...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Cussed out and disprespected by CNA
    Thank you all. I appreciate your support on this issue.
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cussed out and disprespected by CNA
    First off, let me start by saying, I am blessed with a group of *mostly* very good CNA's. We are a team, and when I am on I am respected as a team leader, and the respect is returned to the hard...
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. i cried tonight
    You're not alone there at all. It does not matter who you are in the medical profession, we are also human beings with emotion. Sometimes it does put a patient more at ease when they can see, and...
    Sep 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What have other nurses done that have freaked you out?
    Ahhhhhhhh!!!!! Sick!!!!!! I'll tell ya. . . I think I have lost my appetite for the day! Let me print this out and put it on my fridge. Could be the latest diet trick for me. Okay, I have a...
    Sep 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can brown colored breastmilk be normal?
    Maybe its chocholate breast milk . . . J/k . . . had to say it . . . Really I am stumped, I have not heard of that before.
    Sep 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Disgusting Nurses!!  SICK of my status as a CNA
    There is a time to have fun at work. How else could we survive our job, but that time is NOT while taking care of a patient. If the patient was IN the photo's, that could be considered a HIPPA...
    Sep 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why am I responsible for the dirty blanket???
    :idntdt: LOL Or sometimes after a day like that. . . its just more fun to pass the buck. (Sarcasm intended)
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Should I stay in the same place as a new RN as I am currently as a CNA
    I am an LVN working in the same place where I had been a CNA for 6 years. I will be honest, the transition was hard for me. At first quite a few of the CNA's would not listen to anything I asked them...
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. So how often do nurses have sex in the hospital?
    Hmmm. . . .havn't tried that one. I really don't think I would have the time. . .and that is just not something to do while you are supposed to be taking care of patients.
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Attitudes towards LPN's
    Very well said.
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Attitudes towards LPN's
    When I read the first reply to this thread . . .I knew it was going to get ugly. . . Let me share a bit of info here. . . I am an LVN, and I am proud to say that I am. A lot of LVN's do work...
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. RN in Long-Term Care
    A nurse is a nurse. RN/LVN is the scope of practice, and level of education.
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    When the time has come for their PRN pain pill, and they were skipping up and down the hall giggling and laughing with everyone they come in contact with five minutes ago, a sudden 10/10 pain occurs....
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Things you learned the hard way? (funny)
    When you are giving a tube feeding via kangaroo pump, and it is not flowing correctly, it is probably the pump. DON"T SQUUZE THE DARN BAG!!! I had a yucky, stucky, nasty shower of jevity. I had to go...
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. sweaty hands- please help!!
    I have the same issue. Doing most tasks I wear gloves, but if I have a non invasive contact I simply wash and dry my hands. It really helps calm down the sweating for a short about of time, and if...
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Chico State University (California) LVN-RN/BSN upgrade.
    Is there any graduates or current students of the CSU upgrade program on here? If so, I was wondering what you thought of it. I really have my heart set on it for fall 2010. I just want to know...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. I Just Got My Acceptance Letter for RN-BSN!!!!!!!!
    WAY TO GO!!!! I am very happy for you!!!!
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. Online Microbiology classes.
    For the longest time I did not know that online microbiology classes existed. Living up in the boonies, and needing to work a full time schedual, I do believe that this would be the best route. I am...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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