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  1. Need advice on how to respond to a manager after interview
    Sounds totally insane to me!:smackingfMaybe they did it on purpose to see how you handled it all? Sounds as though you handled it all well in spite of it. Still, interviewer somewhat unprofessional...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. My God, these family members!!
    Good Idea! However, I'm sure I would of been on her "poop list" no pun intended!:rolleyes:
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. My God, these family members!!
    Would of been told it is all in the day on the job, and to just suck it up! The last place work for me usually N-aids were lat alot or one after another reason why they were late, or didn't come in....
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. What do you call your "greatest" compliment?
    There were several, but the one that always comes to mind is that after giving an elderly pt alot of bedside care, and her meds & tx's she told me as I went out the door that if ever there is a...
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Ever had to take care of someone you knew and/or didn't like?
    :nurse:How I delt with it was to look at it as my penence for the day, and offerd it up spiritually! Worked for me! also built more tolerence, and empathy for even the most obnoxious pts! Team mates...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Medical Terminology in Nursing...
    To studiousme......absolutly!:specs:
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm sure this has been said.. MA's calling themselves Nurses
    :nono:Re: Nurse that told pt that the nurses aid would be her nurse that night. Among other things; not right, and way not cool! Considering legal possible ramifications, pt's rights, and working out...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm sure this has been said.. MA's calling themselves Nurses
    Any medical employer, or facility I ever worked always gave, as part of the orientation, an indepth job description listing everything you were responsible to do, and in what scope to do it. The...
    Aug 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I'm sure this has been said.. MA's calling themselves Nurses
    :twocents: Though I went to school and stateboards there for license; I moved to Va, and certified as a nurse to work there as well, and it greatly disturbed me working in Va as a nurse to see MA's...
    Aug 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Disgusting Behavior of Nurses
    The most sickening thing I saw a fellow nurse do once was at break time, and she always stirred her coffee with the pen she used, all day!:rolleyes: The pen surely had germs on it!
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Enough is Enough
    :hdvwl:I also went through what all you say, but Half my nursing career I worked as a oncology nurse, and it was standard each nurse was assigned 6-8, or more pts daily. We were to do all the pts...
    Aug 21, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Enough is Enough
    It's that way lots of places sadly! I think they need to staff better, and according to what degree of diff the pts are. So many places work the staff short. It's exhausting, and it is hard on...
    Aug 19, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Someone should warn people!!!
    I don't know about other states but here in Va they started recruiting nurses from Asia, Europe, etc...The pay their way here, and pay their housing, etc, and their tuition! The only catch is once...
    Jul 23, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. Someone should warn people!!!
    The school I had attended way back told us that not too long in the future LPN's would be eliminated. Charting also on the way out with computer taking over! I don't know if it is good or bad? ...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Someone should warn people!!!
    Hi, Temp services, or in home cares might be the way to get time on your side! Also in ans to a question someone had about getting hired: Yrs ago when I was in nursing school instructors told us...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. What would you have said to this CNA
    http://images.allnurses.com/icons/sad.pngOh no! !!!!! I just finished a reply to this post, and before I could submit it the computer ate it:yawn:I don't have it in me to key it all in again! It was...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. What would you have said to this CNA
    :yeah:I so totally agree with you! I thought for a while that it was just where I worked, but later saw , as well that it was on a much bigger scale that I or lot of others imagined! I'm still...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. What would you have said to this CNA
    Well the hospital I worked at on the oncology unit several yrs, and it was pretty much just that, but sometimes you would get other post op pts, but most of the time it was pretty much chemo. The...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. The Extent  That You Will Go For Your Pt
    :up:kudos to you! I too been there ,done that:D trach, and clogged feeding tube irrigations! You could always tell when the prev. shift nurse had failed to do these cares for whatever the reason! :o...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What would you have said to this CNA
    http://images.allnurses.com/icons/health_meter.png Good option! It appears to be a bigger problem not just in your area, but other places the county also! My experiences were much like yours. ...
    Jul 14, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. What would you have said to this CNA
    Where I worked we were told to always follow chain of command! I wrote the responsible party up and did take and give it to the DON, and was told by her it would be taken care of. Someone did come...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. What would you have said to this CNA
    I had similar experience! I was passing meds, and NA was passing lunch trays, and about to enter a Rm that was isolation, and gowns, masks,etc right out side the door. I stopped her and told her...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Inmates as Patients in Hospital
    I also was a nurse in a hosp with 2 prisons close by, and occ saw inmates as pt's there! They always had correctional officers assigned to their Rms. If memory serves me right on chemo floor one...
    Apr 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. My God, these family members!!
    ;)Unfortunately, I had to retire from nursing, and am now permanently disabled due to the 2 knee surg's, and repetative back inj's! Was depressed for a while to no longer be working at a job I loved...
    Apr 24, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. My God, these family members!!
    :dzed:Wow, Unbelievable, so many of us share so much the same no matter where we live & work! I loved nursing, and gave my all for my pts the hosp I worked several yrs oncology, and med/surg. ...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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