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  1. What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?
    One night I had a particulary crazy night with a difficult co-worker. I had a team of 15 with an CNA to help. That meant I did all meds, assessments and charting on all 15, the CNA did the vitals and...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. Nurses Blast From the Past Photo Contest
    When I first glanced at the picture posted with this topic ( the old black and white photo) I thought.....WOW Klinger from MASH in a nurses uniform!!!! Sorry if this is you or your family member,...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    Bortaz, please keep updating us to how administration is dealing with this situation. Too often that is admins facorite phrase that means, hummm... file 13 this one!(ignore)
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. BSN Only?  Give me a break!!
    I have an ASN and work for a large insurance company as well!
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Insurance case manager
    I am a telecommuter CM and an RN, for a large insurance company. I work from my home. I do computer form filling, and faxing, emailing, and go to members homes to do assessments required to determine...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. prn med help
    Another thing to consider... if he ALWAYS requests the rtn pain med early, how about checking with Dr to change the routine pain med to 0600? Then he wouldn't have to ask. Seems to me, his pain is...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    new mexico... experienced RN $27/hr and up up up New grad, I think aaround 22-24. I have many years Rn exp and work for an ins comaopany and make 68,500.00/yr
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You know what makes me a crusty old bat? Need variety nurses in AN cartoons
    Just Beachy Nurse: LOL I like the "bats", but how about some Zombie COB's, munching on NEWBIES??!!!!
    Sep 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The Devil and Delta Webster
    When I worked in a NH in Michigan in the 1976, it got hot hot hot in the summer! The owners did not have AC or swamp coolers or anything except multiple fans. The owners reasoning for this: Old...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Unobserved fall and I feel awful!
    I have been an RN for many years and when I went to a new hospital, still on orientation this happened: I went to break!!! gosh darn me anyway!!!! AND while on said break, my A&O self amb LOL took...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Missed Admission assessment.
    if this resident was Med A when she left, and is Med a on return, isn't the readmission the correct one?
    Jul 17
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. delinquent nurse
    Contact the board of nursing in your state. Every state could have different rules.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  13. Sig. Change
    If you expect the decline to last more than 14 days. I would do the Sig change .
    Jun 18
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. Full Moon Friday the 13th
    One Fri 13th, I was working and on call for that 24 hrs. I worked 12 hours, then stayed 4 more to fix scheduling/cover, had 3 falls, sent one to psych hospital and had an elopement. I had 4 CNA call...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Grimacing before passing
    I'm sorry for your loss. Its tough to lose someone we love. Not having been there, I couldn't guess at what was going on. Please, just remember your grandmother with love and concentrate on her...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Getting out of MDS
    After working with the MDS for 8 years, I am getting out, escaping, running away....whatever!! Taking a new job in a new field, and am bothscared and excited. It is hard to leave my comfort zone, but...
    Jun 5
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. Can a debt cause my nursing license to be taken from me?
    In the State of Missouri, when you renew your license, you will be required to notify the BON if you are convicted of bad checks. Jail time or no, if you are adjudged guilty, pay a fine, etc., you...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. I think this might be illegal!
    RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Documentation should only be changed by the original nurse. Oh yeah... FRAUD!!!
    Jun 2
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. First time tested postive for THC & BON sent a potential threat
    OP, you said that you weren't tested until you were there 3 weeks. Generally when someone is hired, HR notifies them of UDS and the time table. With some employers it is immediate, with my current...
    May 29
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    Eons ago, when I was a new LPN, one of my pts wanted a pain pill. I gave it, signed it out on the narc sheet and wrote in the MAR(Paper charting) immediately. So I followed proceedure exactly. ...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. When to say "When"?
    update... Ok, I did it.... I found another job!!! I will be a care coordinator for a managed care insurance(LARGE) organization! NO on call, NO floor work!! At home, remote, on phone and home...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Need Help please suspended license can I be a teacher
    OP, I was wondering about the anxiety you experienced that led to the Xanax use... have you considered counseling/therapy or prescribed medication to help you cope with all that is going on in your...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Trying to switch specialties
    There are compaines for Nursing homes that help with someone becoming an Licensed Nursing Home administrator. LNHA just need at least a 4 year degree in a related(To administration) field. They train...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. help!!! pps assessment
    I'm not Talino, :sarcastic:, but yes, that's what I would do.
    May 22
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. Trying to switch specialties
    Staff developement, Nursing informatics, health care administration, teaching. Can you become a NP?
    May 19
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities