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  1. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Possibly. But if there was one thing we learned from SARS I think it was that it better to be over-protected than under.
    Oct 22
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Forgot to add that they are looking into installing plexiglass partitions to provide further protection moving forward.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Ontario Canada here. As of this week: Registration clerks and triage nurses are working in full PPE: gloves, masks , face shields and gowns. First question asked is travel to infected areas in...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. example question
    You want to strong side to always lead. So to get into bed with a weak rt side you would out the chair on the ride side of the bed
    Oct 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. CNO Membership
    No. You are responsible for your own fees.
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    I'm Canadian so our holidays are a bit different but here is how our unit works long weekends. You work eight Easter or Victoria Day (equal to Memorial Day) you work either July 1 (equal to July...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What is the correct procedure for flushing a PICC line that has TPN running?
    Why would you flush a PICC that has something being run through it? If it is being used, there should be no reason to flush.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Girl brain dead part deux
    I think the fact that her entire body, including most of her head is covered in blankets us very telling. They are hiding something.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. RN Health Issues
    Here we go again. This topic has been discussed to death. Do a search and you will find lots of threads about nurses who are overweight, nurses who smoke and so on.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Are American hospitals ready for Ebola?
    Hmm - my first post disappeared. Guess the cat ate it. Anyway - here we go again. I am Canadian and I think my hospital is prepared for Ebola. We were a SARS hospital back during the SARS...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Can't get the link bar to go away anymore
    I have it too on my iPad. i hate it
    Oct 4
    Forum: Site Feedback
  12. Nursing shoes that aren't clogs
    I like the Nurse Mates brand.
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. Technical difficulties - not charting
    There must be some sort of down time procedure to follow. Can you look for this?
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Charge nurse unnecessary comments
    Ha ha! You are correct. I have corrected my post. As noted below, the cat loves to interfere with my iPad and computer. I am often posting around his head!
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Charge nurse unnecessary comments
    I see both comments as small jokes. I've made similar comments and we have shared a laugh. Imthink you are reading too much into the comments.
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    I think expecting nurses to know what students can/ cannot do is unrealistic. My unit gets students from 6 different institutions. Throw in the fact that some are RNs and some are RPNs and it just...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Goodbye...
    No! Please don't go! I love your post music! ( sorry, I don't know how to make your pretty notes, so i always just call you music in my head) i will miss you. But I understand why you are...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    exactly! I always put less TBA than there is in the bag. It gives me a safety margin. And that way, I never get air in the line
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    Don't forget the part where they get mad at you because you questioned if the gloves were clean or dirty!
    Sep 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. Please Start!
    Ok. A spin off from the Please Stop thread. Please start: label the IV lines! I hate coming on and not knowing how long that IV line has been hanging. Please start coming in on time! I am...
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Has being a nurse changed your outlook on...
    I want to get DNR tattooed across my chest, " no feeding tubes" across my stomach and " no enemas" across my butt! i also want to put a sign over my TV that will say " no Kelly Ripca" ( or...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Washing Scrubs NUNS KS
    You are more likely to pick up bugs at your local Walmart than from work.
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. whats the main cause of stress that RN goes through at work?
    Families. Families with impossible expectations. Families that won't accept that Mom will not be able to live alone again after her stroke, so different arrangements will need to be made. ...
    Sep 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. General Site Layout is Clumsy
    Mine disappeared as quickly as it appeared. Must have bed a glitch I guess.
    Sep 13
    Forum: Site Feedback
  25. Do you get painful menstrual cramps?
    If you call in sick every time you have your period, you may soon find yourself out of a job due to high sick time!
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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