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  1. really struggling with my decision...chewed out by another rn!
    I'm sorry you are feeling so bad ; sounds like you did everything you could have and like you say the dr wasn't concerned.Don't let this nurse get to you,if there was a problem with your work I 'm...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Slap in the face
    Thanks for all the answers everyone. Yes, I know I'll get over it and maybe it really doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things but it matters to me.I guess its just been a bad week at work and ...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Slap in the face
    Hello Eveyone, I am so hurt and mad that I don't know what to do; so I guess this is a vent.I've been on the same job for the past 7 years and have always received a great evaluation.I...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Overtime not paid at time and a half?  Is this common?
    Maybe , our economy is worse here in Tennessee but big changes have already taken place at the"physcian led" hospital system I work for and none have been aimed anywhere but the nurses and support...
    Jun 15, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Overtime not paid at time and a half?  Is this common?
    Don't get me wrong, I think President Obama has done a really good job so far and feel he really is trying to make a diffference instead of being a figurehead. What I mean is at least where I work,...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Overtime not paid at time and a half?  Is this common?
    Thanks for the great info ! Next question,,what about if it is accepted that your full time job is 36 hrs a week?I have been working in a hospital for the past 7 years that considers 3 shifts of 12...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I want chat with nurse
    Hello, What do you mean about consult and help? I 'll talk to you but cannot consult or offer much help other than listening to you.:specs:
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. cna is hard work
    CNA is hard work and a lot of times unappreciated.I think what all the other posts say is true and yeah , after awhile it is funny at times but you are on the right track:yeah:.As corny as it may...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Trigger Points/Muscle pain
    I do too and its awlful huh?:crying2:I use lidoderm patches and they help some but not much. no one would beleive the pain unless they experience it.Hope you feel better !
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I m in big trouble! I think I failed my drug screen
    i agree and also find it interesting that there is a government web site that gives info on all the different medications that can cause a false positive test for pot, cocaine etc.
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I m in big trouble! I think I failed my drug screen
    I think that anyone who thinks most nurses don't use something is living with their head in the sand.To me it doesn't matter if its prescribed meds like Xanex, Ativan, Effexor or ETOH or pot.Most...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. TEAMWORK IN NURSING
    To me , teamwork is everyone working together for the good of the pt, unit and everyone's sanity. We have such awlful pts at times; that if it were not for each of us pitching in and helping whoever...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Please pray for a friends granddaughter!
    Gosh, I'm so sorry for them and you, what an awlful thing. Everyone involved is in my prayers .:(
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. cutbacks
    Thanks Jules, I agree that they are using the ecomony as a tool;and it makes me so mad.Its like one of my co-workers said when they decided the stuff about whoever called in having to work a shift...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. cutbacks
    Hi, Just wondering how and what management has done to save money on your unit, what you think about it, and any suggestions you think would work? Our unit has now decided unless there are 6 pts,...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. suicide vs. violence self directed
    I have to disagree with your instructor,; just because the pt is in a mental health facility does not mean he/she won't try.It just means they are monitored closely usually q 15 min, sometimes 1 on 1...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. suicide vs. violence self directed
    Yes, over the years I 've had many pts who were admitted because of suicidal ideation or gestures ,who have after admission both attempted to kill themselves by hanging etc as well as acting out...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. suicide vs. violence self directed
    Simply put, risk for suicide is the person who has either attempted to kill themself or has verbalized the desire to kill themselves, as in overdosing or saying they are going to run their car off a...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Now What?
    Thanks for all the answers and I get where you are coming from; but think I didn't make myself clear.One or 2 of us always cover for the frequent call-ins, boss knows she can call me even if I'm not...
    Mar 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Now What?
    Ok,I don't know if this is a big problem with most of you, but the call-ins on my unit have gotten crazy.Its not unusual for 2 or 3 nurses at a time to call in and someone has got to cover, so they...
    Mar 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What's going to happen when we ALL leave the bedside?
    Thanks Lindarn, You are right about nurses needing to be united and able to be heard.I was listening to President Obama talking about how to fix the healthcare system and I so wanted to be able to...
    Mar 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Fess Up!  How much HSP stuff is in your drawer???
    I tend to end up with lancets which I take back as I don't need and garbage bags {the big ones} disappear off our unit.Don't even want to know how someone is carrying them out lol. Seriously,...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. The Struggle: When A Nurse Diverts
    Once in a LTC place I worked, we experienced a big drug problem and the FBI and state guys got involved and yes it was both scary and embarassing. Actually the problem was discovered months earlier...
    Mar 6, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Family in Denial
    Thanks for the suggestions;I am keeping notes and also won't go into the pts rm without another nurse or tech with me after 'momma" told them one of the bruises she got from fighting us was caused by...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Family in Denial
    According to family, she has been in a nsg home for past 11 months, and the behavior has pretty much deteriorated the whole time, she was placed with us for "medication adjustment".Then our case mgr...
    Mar 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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