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  1. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    There are several differences between how physicians are handled in the teaching hospital and nurses. First, no one drops off a med student/resident/ intern on the physician without any notice. ...
    Feb 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Help. Not a nurse, but really scared about Versed sedation
    These are things best addressed by your MD. We cannot give strictly medical advice but this question is one that has a great deal on the Internet. I will address you as someone that has had both...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. Trying to be RN in California
    Do you have a visa status that permits you to legally work in the USA?
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. Coworker tried converting me on my break
    Pardon me but what the heck does not wanting to badgered at work by proselytizing Christians equate with wanting them all dead by ISIS. Martyr complex much? Hyperbolic statements like that are...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. People really need to stop coming into nursing
    Actually as native Floridian, there are plenty of areas that are indeed Southern. Leave behind Miami, Ft.Lauderdale, Central Orlando, etc. the smaller towns are quite Southern in nature. However...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. FLAME ON!
    And quite frankly my dear, with your attitude, as a nurse, I would greatly prefer not to care for your family nor put up with your and your attitudes and behavior (Replying to the phrase, not to...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. FLAME ON!
    The infamous "Do I really need to buy a stethoscope". It's not like I will need it on the the job".
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    As there is a Godwin's law, when someone brings Hitler into a discussion, is there a similar law, such as Stalin's law when someone mentions communism?
    Feb 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  9. Perfume at work?
    I disagree. I work with Oncology patients, and there are frequent complaints about staff members wearing perfume. And if you have never had the experience of a fellow staffer that heats fish in...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Perfume at work?
    How mature. The fact is that it nauseates pts and staff, reeks up the room and totally and completely unnecessary. It is similar to people that bring smelly food to work to heat up in the...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. The Emergency Department: Where pain isn't what the patient says it is.
    Good luck with that in my hospital. IV Tylenol here stateside is extremely expensive, and takes practically an act of Congress to order. If the pt can take po, it will not get supplied.
    Feb 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. male nurse problems..
    There are generally several staff called to assist with heavy pts. If you expect help with yours, please expect to help with others. Poop is part of nursing. You will have to learn to deal with...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Should I let my manager beat me at Trivia Crack
    I am a total fail at sports. Someone takes my sports dude and it's going down, Sista!
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. If people make me feel bad, I've been bullied
    And even more do not know how to accept constructive criticism, without labeling it "bullying".
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Anyone diagnosed with cancer working as a floor nurse??
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August of 2014, and had a bilateral mastectomy done in September. I will be having reconstruction done next week. While I have to take tamoxifen, I did not...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Healthcare deductables
    This is not about slavery. And there is a big difference between slavery and paying a higher deductible for insurance. I regret that you feel that they are similar, but I suggest that you speak...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Healthcare deductables
    What place does it have in the State of the Union speech? It is a private company doing what is legally permitted to do, and you may choose to buy the product or not.
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Perfume at work?
    Professionals in health care should know not to wear perfume. There is nothing professional or polished about being stuck in a meeting, with someone smelling up the place with a scent that one does...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Avoid Kids at ALL Costs! Ch 8
    Just because there are pictures on TV does not mean it is legal to discuss your care of them. .
    Jan 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. skeptical of another nurse
    As far as agency being problematic, much depends on the agency. When I worked agency, mine probably screened stricter than many the facilities that I worked at. Interesting, when one travel group...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. skeptical of another nurse
    On the topic of sleep deprived, I almost wonder more if she had taken a stimulant or something, because the behavior is more hyper or a bit manic, than sleepy. Either way, it is not an appropriate...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Care plan.
    You cannot create a care plan with symptoms or a diagnosis.
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Running low on soap
    The CDC would probably interested.
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. January 2015 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I see that you are not busy, Nurse. Could you come and assist me with a sterile procedure, right now.
    Jan 4
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. Rant about toenails
    No clipping of nails on my unit, diabetic or not, family or otherwise. Family or pt may file nails with emery board if needed. The reason. I work with severely pancytopenic pts undergoing...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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