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  1. Dear preceptor
    i cannot figure out why some nurses are like this. did they forget that we all started new and required learning to be where we are today. Oh thats right, she was born "super nurse" wasnt she?
    Nov 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. FROM ICU TO TELEMETRY..Now What?
    I got one better, I went from ICU to a home based Hospice job. I had to get away and the hours/pay was better. I stayed there for 1 year, regrouped, realized why I loved ICU and went back. ...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Extra pay for charge?
    In my hospital the charge nurse gets about 1$ and hour. We have the 19 bed ICU where I work, plus we respond to all Codes, Rapids in the 1000 bed facility. does that seem worth it???
    May 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    NOt a baby-- worked with a nurse one time, Peter Dick. Hated to hear him paged overhead.
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Night Shift...
    working nights for about 14 years. LOVE IT. worked days for 1 year. HATE IT. what area is everyone in? Dont you love coming to work and not having the politics of all those "clipboard toting"...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Warning-DNR forms are worthless
    I have been a nurse for 15 years, I have worked in 5 hospitals. All of them require a written DNR order on the chart upon admission even with living will or home DNR papers. Why? Because the...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hospitals find solutions to reduce ED overcrowding
    i do agree. i do agree. I also agree with the comment that some serious illness present with vague symptoms. thats why urgent care exists and can send the patient immediately to the ER when they...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Man's Suicide shown on TV
    I agree that fear of death is a cultural thing. In some cultures people do still die at home. I worked with Hospice for a while and see that there are families in America who are embracing the...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Man's Suicide shown on TV
    Did they post the event on tv so we could "rubberneck" or did they post it to help educate the world????
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Rapid-response teams have limited impact on cardiac deaths: study
    I am on a RRT . We do not have seperated RRT and Code team, it is the same. The ICU charge nurse, Resp. Therapist and ER doc respond. I do not mind responding to any RRT that is called. If a...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Man's Suicide shown on TV
    I did click on the link. and I did read the story. I was moved by the story. I have been a nurse for 15 years. I have worked in several hospital settings as well as Hospice. I am a firm believer...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Infection Prevention And Tracking
    I work in a 17 bed ICU. We are currently battling Central line, Foley and Vap infections. We are trying to come up with some ways to prevent and track these infections. Even if the line/foley is...
    Nov 14, '08
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. Survey on Alcohol Withdrawal
    I work in a very busy 12 bed icu/ 7 bed pcu unit. The 7 bed pcu unit has always at least 1 withdrawal pt. Usually more. We also occasionally have 1 withdrawal pt in the Icu on the vent. We have...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do YOU answer call lights in a hospital?
    I work in a busy ICU... I answer call lights as well as respond to any other noises I hear. I have worked with staff who will not answer, and have heard them say "oh, that's not my patient". ...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Before a Code Blue!
    We also have that at the facility where i work. we are a 300+ hospital in NC. We have a "Rapid Response Team", made up of ICU charge nurse, resp therapist. We have standing orders for lots of...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. travel nursing
    no i havent, but i will. thanks.
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. travel nursing
    i was a travel nurse for 3 years. i needed a break from my current job (10 years). it was a wonderful experience for me. there are many good sides, new experiences, new friends, freedom from...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. The Patient I Failed
    what a touching story. I have seen this some many many times in my career. It is so difficult for us sometimes to watch as family members struggle with their goodbyes (however long they may take). ...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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