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  1. How would you respond to this doctor?
    I would probably say way too much to the hand waving little doc and be in a world of trouble. However, as a patient advocate, if it would help get his attention and get him focused on the patient and...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Meditech and ICU Assessments
    We have went to HMS with Citrix as the server. We were using Meditech. Everything is pretty much point and click. We do qshift assessments, but there are IV assessment, IV titrations, and pt...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    Sorry about the typos! I am learning to use a tablet with with a virtual keyboard. Technology is very important..LOL!
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    Throwing stones at others when you are also guilty? Really, who has not shaved an occasional corner? We nurse under the gun constantly. Things are time stamped in some charting systems. Being late on...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. HMS Charting AKA: High Maintenance Stuff!
    Our hospital, as of last week, converted from Meditech to HMS charting. It is total chaos at our facility! We were given 3 days of classes 2 months ago before going live. The Super Users were given 2...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Future of Dialysis????
    In lieu of the new health care reforms, Obama Care, what will the future hold for dialysis patients? Will dialysis nurses continue to have a job? I am on the verge of changing from ICU nurse to...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. Experience dialysis nurses....PLEASE HELP!
    Thanks, Kasmus! I would probably really enjoy the acute dialysis based in the hospital because that is what I am used to. Code blues....bring them on! Only the chronic area is open now. I am glad...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. Experience dialysis nurses....PLEASE HELP!
    I have been working in an eight bed ICU in the south for over 10 years. I am needing a change and have been considering dialysis because so many of the patients I have taken care of over the years...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Name a stupid policy/idea your facility thought would fly
    Do I ever know what you mean! I can not even get to my patient for the people in the room. Our door opens at 8 am and closes at 9 pm. Only suppose to be 2 family members in the room but that is a...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Seeking advice on discriminatory practices.....
    I have been a nurse in a small ICU for over 10 years. Progressively, over the years, management has become increasingly worse. We have only had one manager in the past 10 years that was a stickler...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. Overdoses
    :angryfireWe have to keep them in our ICU until a mental health evaluation or the probate judge issues a court ordered committment. Our ICU acts like a prison and we are the wardens instead of...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Introductions...........
    Just found you! I have also been a nurse for 12 years...Med/surg, ER, ICU, and some hospice. I work at Andalusia Regional in south Alabama in a small ICU that is probably more like a MICU at your...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  13. RN to MSN Programs
    I'm looking at a program at USA in Mobile, AL., clinical nurse leader. I have my associate and most all prereq's for my BSN. It does award a BSN. My only thing is the CNL is new and I am 51 yrs old!...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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