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  1. Looking for creative mock code ideas.
    I've been in charge of mock codes for years and it's always the same old thing. I really want to try new things and was wondering what you guys might find interesting, fun, or just draw you into the...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I would love any advice here!
    That is a good idea, but I don't think I can do it this time. When I was a travel nurse I used to call the units and ask a lot of questions. It was always helpful. Thanks for the suggestion! ...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. I would love any advice here!
    Thank you, it's much appreciated! :)
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. I would love any advice here!
    Thank you so much for the reply! This really dies help me as I have NO idea what ratios and staffing matrixes are life in this type of facility. Do they usually have CNAs to help on nights as well?...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. I would love any advice here!
    I'm an RN of 15 years doing a variety of things - ER, cardiac, neuro, stepdown, yada, yada, yada. Anyways, I haven't worked for several years due to health reasons but have constantly been keeping...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Cover letter
    After not working for several years, I am applying for an RN position at a rehab/SNF facility. I've never held this type of position before and I was wondering what points I should mention in my...
    Jun 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Diagnoses you never thought you'd see?
    I've seen Munchausen too.
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Diagnoses you never thought you'd see?
    My DH had a cross between Steven-Johnson's Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. It was horrible and almost killed him. Also took care of a patient they suspected had Mad Cow disease (the...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Student Loans
    Thanks for the replies. :) After a little more investigating, I think I'm going to probably have to apply for loans in Canada. I'm hoping that will work.
    Dec 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Student Loans
    I am a Canadian living in the US and want to further my education in the New Year. I'm going to need some kind of financial assistance to do this, but have no idea how student loans work in the US. ...
    Dec 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nurscee's Freaking Out!
    Ok, I give up. I am a horrible nurse, with a huge ego. Is everyone happy now? I was only stating what I have experienced. If I am going to be condemned for it, I will not make the mistake of...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I am so angry!  Need to vent...
    Would it be worthwhile to voice these concerns to TPTB at your school? I would be frustrated, also. Hang in there, you'll do fine!
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Nurscee's Freaking Out!
    If you were a manager, I'd hope you wouldn't judge your staff or call them names like "ridiculous". Just because you don't like or agree with what I posted, the fact of the matter is that these...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Patients Who Are Prisoners
    I think the most problem I've had with prisoners is in the ER, when I'm drawing BAT's. Of course, they're not sober either.
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing School Bloopers
    ROFLMAO!! :rotfl:
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Nurscee's Freaking Out!
    I gave good care, but worked like a dog to do it. You don't "know" that cannot be, that is your opinion. You don't know me, you have never worked beside me, don't judge me.
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Patients Who Are Prisoners
    I remember plenty of times where the guards were sleeping or would go for a smoke, leaving the prisoner alone. Of course he was handcuffed, but it used to make me uncomfortable, for safety reasons.
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. help advice needed about blood issue
    Well said, Tweety! When it comes to work, it seems like people just don't remember what respect and teamwork mean anymore. Hearing this makes my heart happy! :)
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nurscee's Freaking Out!
    Actually, I ran my butt off, and was proud of the work I did and my patients were very thankful. I think it's unfair that you are making judgements of my care. There are plenty of facilities in...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. help advice needed about blood issue
    I will never understand...nursing is a caring profession, but we cannot be caring towards each other.
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. help advice needed about blood issue
    I think showing her any religion oriented documentation regarding the subject, from any religion related source, should be proof. Please forgive me, I am not familiar with your religion, but if this...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. help advice needed about blood issue
    Isn't it actually illegal for her to give you a hard time over this, since it's based on religion?
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nurscee's Freaking Out!
    I don't want to come off as being cold, but when I graduated, I was able to do total care on 13 acute patients. Is seven bad? If you're having a hard time, I think you should definitely speak...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. my very sick puppy Frex
    I'm very sorry for your loss. He will always be with you. :icon_hug:
    Feb 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Patients Who Are Prisoners
    I've taken care of prisoners before, but I have never had so many guards around. Wow! I don't treat them any differently than any other patient, whether it be from an empathy perspective or for...
    Feb 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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