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  1. HIPAA/pharmac
    There is no violation. She is your patient and you are calling related to her current treatment. I have called pharmacies on patients countless times while working both inpatient and outpatient. ...
    Dec 15
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  2. difference in degrees
    Many hospitals offer financial programs to assist RNs towards getting their BSN.
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. difference in degrees
    Its generally much cheaper to get an associates than get an accelerated BSN.
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Piloting discharge nurse on med/tele floor
    That's strange, I wonder why they can't make those calls? At my facility, when an admit nurse is available, the ER gives report directly to the admit nurse who fully assumes their care and completes...
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Piloting discharge nurse on med/tele floor
    I agree with nowim that discharge nurses are not the best use of resources. When I've had random nurses do discharges for me, oftentimes they need to come to me to clarify one thing or another, and...
    Dec 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Why do you think nurses leave the profession?
    Brekka, just an FYI, I've been on these boards for a decade and lindarn has been one of the most passionate promoters of action I have seen in this community (I know you've been here for years as...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. pregnant and thinking about resignation
    I would not put in writing/resignation letter that you are quitting due to health reasons. You can verbally state this to your manager if you want, but don't give the reason in your letter. ...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Where Do I Start?
    Yes, you can go to any college which has a nursing program (tons do so you shouldn't have a problem finding one). You don't have to get a bachelors degree, you can become a RN with an associates(you...
    Dec 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    At the risk of spawning more replies that have nothing to do with what I'm writing, I think its humorous that you, wtbcrna, quoted me a meta-analysis which states "However, these results should be...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Here's a quote from your study As I expected, and as this study shows, you continue to argue a point I've never been talking about. 90% of what you are writing has no application to the point I've...
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    I went on a different computer, using Chrome instead of Firefox, and it still gives me the warning for that site. You sure have some axe to grind. The foreskin is a masturbatory aid. You are...
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Your link brings up a warning on my firefox that it is an untrusted site. Since I can't read that, I'll just respond to the rest. If by sexual function you mean desire, ability to have an erection,...
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    You're ignoring what I said. I said its easier to masturbate if you are uncircumcised because the foreskin provides a gliding effect (so no lubricant needed). You've provided no rationale against...
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    Circumcision forever alters the genitals in ways that can not be undone (well, I have heard there are some foreskin stretching devices out there but don't know how well those work). The main...
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Just when I decided it's time to find another job...
    I wouldn't recommend staying "because of the patients". There are great patients in every job. Let the other factors guide you in your decision.
    Nov 13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  16. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    I've seen a couple people here talk about how giving money to street beggars is a good thing. This is a misconception. Don't enable! Please instead give to a charity/food bank/etc. Don't give...
    Nov 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Dying with dignity?  Canít everyone die with dignity?
    It would probably be good idea to start a new thread on that case. That case is about a mother who withdrew the feeding tube on a child (Nancy Fitzmaurice).
    Nov 4
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Dying with dignity?  Canít everyone die with dignity?
    Your own self-dignity can not be determined by some random person on the radio trying to get ratings. A core tenant of nursing is to advocate for patient autonomy, even if their choice is not one...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. Dying with dignity?  Canít everyone die with dignity?
    Death with dignity simply means the patient has choices, including the choice on how/when to die from a terminal illness. It does not mean that people who are incontinent or immobile or choose not...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. just finished my BSN..... my story, if anyone is interested....
    What did you have to do for the community health practicum?
    Oct 25
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  21. Flu shot reaction???
    To clarify klone's post, the CDC states "Because there are no large blood vessels in the recommended sites [vastus lateralis and deltoid), aspiration before injection of vaccines (i.e., pulling back...
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Healthcare for All: How Obamacare Impacts Nursing
    Yes this is one of the frustrating things about private insurance, there are so many variables and caveats that will get people. If healthcare workers have a hard time understanding it all, the lay...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Healthcare for All: How Obamacare Impacts Nursing
    How is Obamacare increasing your preauths time? Part of my job involves pre auths and the only difference I've noticed is that some of the plans have high prescription deductibles.
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Healthcare for All: How Obamacare Impacts Nursing
    I had insurance through healthcare.gov earlier this year and I was paying $489 for a family plan for a $6000 deductible plan, with no credits, and there were cheaper plans available.
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Healthcare for All: How Obamacare Impacts Nursing
    I've had multiple patients with the preexisting condition issue which has greatly inhibited their care (which the ACA now gets rid of). Personally I have experienced free prenatal and newborn...
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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