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  1. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    No lie. I even checked his driver's license. This patient's name was...MAD BOMBER! I can just imagine him being paged in a major airport. "MAD BOMBER. PLEASE REPORT TO TERMINAL 14. YOUR PLANE...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. When RN's Lose the Power to Delegate Duties
    Our facility did some restructuring pending a move to another location. Previously we had a nursing supervisor who oversaw the duties of the Medication/Behavioral Technicians and UAP's. Being...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. What should I ask the Board of Nursing?
    Our class met with the board today. It was interesting and honestly, I wish it could have been longer than an hour. Anyway, the meeting did go well. I imagine some of you were expecting me to...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What should I ask the Board of Nursing?
    Well I am a student, returning to school after some time in the workforce. Let me clarify. Not all my information is second-hand. The BoN was in our facility to do an audit and were so incredibly...
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What should I ask the Board of Nursing?
    Hello everyone, It's been a while since I posted a thread on here, but I have an interesting situation. The Board of Nursing is coming to our class to discuss violations of the Nurse Practice...
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses sued!!!!!
    Hey Mina, Believe me, you need to worry about being sued! It can be for anything and everything, and no where in my opinion, is this worse than correctional nursing. I've been a correctional...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What's you highest...?
    OK, here's my third reply. Had an inmate who never exercised try to do 300 squats. Could only do 150. Complained to the nurse that his pee looked like coke. Rushed to the ER where I was working...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Best Corrections Trauma Story and/or "Man Down" Story
    Among my favorites: Had one inmate upset that his legs were infected. Indeed, they were red, mottled, skin cracked and bleeding. Not an infection though because it ended abruptly at his waistline....
    Jan 7, '08
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. Gender Bias & Discrimination from the Board of Nursing?!?!
    Thanks for your insightful reply Steve! You're right, yet it's just so unfair. In my case, the board ignored evidence that would have exonerated me. An investigation into the matter showed that...
    Jan 6, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Gender Bias & Discrimination from the Board of Nursing?!?!
    Read the title. I'm not mad at the nurse. Actually, I miss her dearly. What I am so angry about is that she got by with a slap on the wrist and I had to go through such a harrowing ordeal with the...
    Dec 16, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Gender Bias & Discrimination from the Board of Nursing?!?!
    Hello everyone, I wanted to get your advice on something. A while ago I was reported to the BoN (see my other threads) which turned out to be a nasty, evil mess. I have since then successfully...
    Dec 16, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. When your supervisor is incompetent.....
    I love my job as a prison nurse, but by far the most difficult thing to deal with is not the danger from inmates, but my supervisor. Her incompetence as an administrator is so evident that I...
    Jan 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Your Favorite one liner used with patients
    OK here's another one that got the ER roaring. I had a patient come in (the second time) with abdominal pain. He was driven in by a friend. Both are big burly roughnecks. The friend came in to visit...
    Jan 8, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Your Favorite one liner used with patients
    Every once in a while an inmate who is a patient in our ER threatens to "call my lawyer!" if he doesn't get what he wants, like morphine instead of Toradol. To his lawyer threat I say, "The same...
    Jan 8, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Violation of the Nurse Practice Act?
    Hello everyone, In our facility we do a lot of QA's on our charts. Anytime there is a discrepency, we have to go in and correct them. Most are very minor...a discrepency when a patient leaves...
    Dec 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Are you paranoid yet?
    No, not paranoid or even afraid in our facility. Some days I swear, this isn't a prison, it's a glorified day-care center! I'm not worried about a physical assault, but I am worried about the...
    Nov 4, '06
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. When the Board of Nursing is out to get you....
    Hello everyone, This is an update to my "accused of being a sexual deviant" thread I posted about a month ago. Here is the post URL if you're interested: ...
    Mar 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ever caught a visitor playing with an IV pump??
    We had a cardiac patient who started going downhill fast. The Dr. ordered him transferred out, and had us set up a dopamine drip. We were not to start it unless his heart started to fail. It was...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. When the Board of Nursing is out to get you....
    Actually, all the complaints are unrelated. Matter of fact, one inmate made a complaint while he was in a detention cell, away from the other inmates. lol he said I gave him two red pills which made...
    Feb 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. When the Board of Nursing is out to get you....
    You're right, Undecided. The best course of action would be to refer them to the MD where many of the cases go. What's sad is that these types of cases are very common, from groin rashes to...
    Feb 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. When the Board of Nursing is out to get you....
    Thanks for your reply Marylou. Yes, in the cases that were investigated, the witnesses did back me up. An internal investigation was conducted in all the cases, and they were all found to be false....
    Feb 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. When the Board of Nursing is out to get you....
    I'm not posting this asking for advice (although any you give me would be most welcome) I'm posting this to VENT my anger! The other day I was called into a meeting with my supervisor and Chief...
    Feb 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. "I'm going to sue you", What do you say?
    HA! HA! HA! I had to laugh when I read this thread! In my 2.5 years as a prison nurse, I've been threatened with a law suit at least 14 times, been "charged" with RAPE 4 times and have been presented...
    Jan 17, '06
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    LOL I have a friend I work with...lovable and sweet, but also kina goofy. She has two sons. The oldest is named Jhett and the youngest is named Gryffin. These are the most unusual names I've...
    Jul 21, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. How do You deal with Man-Hating Female Nurses?
    I've been working in our ER for nearly a year, and in lieu of recent events, was prompted to open this thread. I am the only male nurse in, not just the ER but in the entire hospital. The nurses I...
    Mar 17, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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