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  1. A little concerned
    No it's not.
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. A little concerned
    No I was wearing gloves and I used a spoon. Just concerned cause this was from my pantry at home and ate 3 from same batch and now I'm a little creeped out
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A little concerned
    I was mixing fake stool for my students to do an occult blood test out of chocolate pudding and applesauce. I was surprised it came up positive. Multiple times. I'm trying to place what would cause a...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    [QUOTE=Esme12;7785831]If my friend thinks they will marry Angelina Jolie and they aren't hurting anyone.... it's their business. I will discuss the possibility that this will never happen but if...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. How do you approach parents who refuse pediatric vaccines?
    I wish I could tell Jenny McCarthy to close her pie hole!! Her circuit on talk shows seemed to start such a big no vax movement
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Overtime dependent nurses
    No you're not alone. Was one then kicked them to the curb. Best decision ever made
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    No that's where your own choices come in to play
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    You can have all those great qualities and not believe in god. I've met some of the most horrid people who were devout church goers and some great people. Just like I've met some non believers on...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. darn bed alarms
    Try actually working dementia unit with all pts who should be on bed alarms and your facility switch to "alarm free with 15 mins checks". So beyond stupid. Or before when we had bed alarms and be...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. discovered and reported falsification of VS
    I agree. I'm a nurse talking about how I can't take VS on all 32 pts so the aides who I delegate to with 10 pts a piece should be taking VS as directed. I was stating that the nurse should be able...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Pretty down about being a new CNA
    First off, I did LPN first for financial reasons. Some you could afford to go to RN first but I could not. I seen a $19/hr paycheck was better than my $11 for an aide. RN school alone here is 2...
    Jan 23
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. discovered and reported falsification of VS
    I don't know everyone's environment here, but when you work ltc and 32 pts and ALL are on BP meds it is IMPOSSIBLE to take all your own VS. It ain't gonna happen
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. The Childish "I Wuv You" Act
    Once again, you should look at your job environment and the OP. Your pts are knocked out and stuck on table. Not so in ER. Totally different animal and different circumstances. Your rational is...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. tatoos & piercings, part 2
    Last I checked that generation grew up in a time when it was okay to call African-American the "bad word" and it was okay for men to tell their "little women" what to do and when to do it. Guess...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. I was told "If they won't get out of bed don't hesitate to call rescue."
    If 911 was called everyday I didn't feel like getting out of bed, there would be an ambulance at my door every freakin day! How idiotic.
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    On the way to work: Light it Up-Fall Out Boy(gets me pumped up) ac/dc-Thunderstruck (same reason) On way home: Move B%$@#-Ludicris so I can get home
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    One of my favorite songs!!! Wanted to get a quote tattoo with the lyrics
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. Why do some nurses use their titles as a big ego boost?
    I'm an LPN and I feel like OP is a little oversensitive. At least she didn't have people asking how come she "didn't want to be a real nurse." like I did. I went back and am graduating with my ADN...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Embarrassing/Clumsy Moments!
    I have a couple. 1. Getting my period without warning 9 days early in my white uniform. Completely unprepared because it was so early. Best part was I was in the middle of a procedure that took...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Does this sound like a bad idea to anyone else????
    I work in a closed memory unit. I am responsible for 16 patients with help from 2 aides. Almost all are fall risk(like 13 out of 16) and must be watched at all times. All are also total care pts and...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. A question to nurses with children
    I don't promote anything. Alot of the time I'm stuck staying late cause the person coming in is late. I don't get to just leave. Called pt abandonment. So I'm stuck at work cause they have to pick...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Education of nurses
    Same could be said about the education I'm receiving now. 20 years it will be also obsolete.
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Education of nurses
    Operative word there is PROGRAMS. OP sounds like she wants to fire all nurses with less than a BSN and take their license away. New programs, whatever, but don't harp on nurses with knowledge. I'm an...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. A question to nurses with children
    so cause i'm childless i gotta work all holidays or someone other than you? i believe you should switch holidays. you get thanksgiving off, i get xmas. that's only fair. just cause i don't have kids,...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Additional certs for  Nursing Assistants?
    In Fl best ones vary per location: Hospital: Phlebotomy, EKG, or PCT LTC/HHA/ALF: Med Tech
    May 14, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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