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  1. New Job!
    I'm sorry, but what is PDSA? I think an inservice is a great idea. I was thinking of maybe doing a monthly newsletter with nursing news and something educational, just something small. Thanks for...
    Sep 10, '07
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  2. New Job!
    Just a few questions. I was just made the QA nurse at our facility. This is a completly new job, there is no job description. Basically I'm making up my own job as I go. The DON and I have...
    Sep 9, '07
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  3. Nurses targets for IRS?
    Sorry, I tried to edit it, apparently it didn't stick. It specifically named nurses as more likely to be audited. I've been audited once about 5 years ago.
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nurses targets for IRS?
    Ok, so I picked up a book at my MIL today. I'm pretty sure it was called Personal Finance for Seniors (she's not that old). Anyway, I was just flipping through and the tax section caught my eye. ...
    Mar 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Your Favorite one liner used with patients
    Whenever I have pt's complain about the amount of tape on their person I say, Didn't anybody tell you it's hospital policy that you have to have at least a pound of tape before you can be discharged....
    Feb 13, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. What is the silliest complaint someone has ever made aboutyou?
    Ok, I've got 2 first I got talked to because I was "mean" to a CNA because I asked her to get vitals on a pt that had fallen out of bed. Her comment was when did we start getting vitals on...
    Dec 21, '06
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. What have other nurses done that have freaked you out?
    Ok, I've got a few 1. This grossed me out more than freaked me out but... CNA emptied foley bag into urinal and then dumped it down the sink, the toilet was about 2 feet away 2. Actively...
    Oct 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Why do so many people insist that LPN'S AREN'T REAL NURSES!!??
    After I recieved my LPN (I went from CNA to LPN same job) I was talking with my unit manager about my schedule as I was still in school. I can't remember exactly what the issue was, but she said to...
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. chiropractor vs doc
    Just looking for some opinions/advice on this. My family, almost all of them go to the chiropractor for everything. Some I can understand, my brother was in a car accident a few months ago and...
    Aug 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Best & Worst April Fool's Pranks
    We had a doc that would always come in the morning and look at his pt's catheter bags, checking urine color ouput... So, we took a new bag and hooked it up on a pt's bed, hid the real one and when...
    Aug 11, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Here are my contributions I know 2 Samuel Adams (2nd parents didn't even know it was a beer) Mazy Grace (Amazing Grace) Crystal Balls Karl Karl Karl - first middle last, poor guy Marty Gras...
    Aug 4, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. opinions about epidurals
    I feel that being prepared for your experience makes a huge difference. I've had many friends say I'm gonna do it natural, but then take no classes or learn about the labor process. My first was a...
    Aug 4, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Please I need some help
    That's exactly where my mind went was to something neurological. Also, I talked to our ADON about it and I read the note in the pt's chart last night. Really it just sounds like he woke this guy up...
    Jul 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Things patients have taught me NOT to do...
    ok here's one if you're gonna get breast implants, don't let the incision become infected and if it does don't let it become a wound large enough for the implant to fall out of and if it does...
    Jul 13, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Compression boots or ???
    I had a pt with guillan barre who was on bedrest, so of course the dr ordered him to have compression boots on. Well, physical therapy came in to range him and work with his legs and took them off. ...
    Jul 12, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. How much is the salary for newly grad UTAH Nurses???
    RN or LPN? Long term or hospital or home health?
    Jul 12, '06
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  17. Please I need some help
    Ok, So, last night the nurse I was giving report to told me that after I left last week one of our patients was found unresponsive with pinpoint pupils and that I must have given him a narcotic...
    Jul 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hello everybody
    Hi, I'm new here, my name is Kristi. I'm an RN with 7 years behind me (40 ahead of me :spin: ) Currently I'm working LTC at an alzheimer's facility because they offered me 4 hour shifts and I...
    Jul 12, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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