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  1. Business Brainstorm
    I was unaware of the market, so your post was informative. Still, it did sound good to me at the time I posted.
    Sep 30
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  2. Less than one year in...
    Your post made me smile. I never would have thought that someone would keep track of some kind of record like that, but I guess it is a milestone. May you have many many more, esp the good ones. ...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  3. Hired as LVN and doing medical assistant job
    One thing - please make sure you have malpractice insurance. Just to be safe ... Not saying you're going to need it. There are some iffy areas where you are and you don't want to have that bite...
    Sep 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. How would agency find out?
    Your chosen facility will most likely contact your travelling agency for further info re references. That's the dead give-away. And they do those employment checks that detail where you've worked for...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Giving versus taking...lol
    I am usually VERY VERY good with injections for pts. And I have no qualms about receiving them myself. (I do make squinty boo-boo faces just because I think I should just for principle.) But then I...
    Sep 29
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  6. Should I take the Nurse position?
    This!
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. Parents send med in pre filled syringe
    First thing that I thought of was how would you know or NOT know if the med had expired? I never did school nsg, so every time I read here I find it so informative and I have the greatest respect...
    Sep 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    To melizerd - I graduated nsg school 1974 and at times, it was common practice then to reuse iso gowns. Sometimes you just had to as there was no such thing as disposables. There was a specific...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. My PT called 911
    To CS911 - I know you guys have to send ambulances. Had an for-profit dialysis unit located in the back part of our hosp parking lot. The dialysis unit WAS NOT affiliated with our hospital; it was...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Medication Error
    This is so true that you need to analyze WHY/HOW you made your mistake. Were you passing meds by memory? Was some new MAR NOT correctly transcribed? Were you interrupted during your medpass?Knowing...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. My best friend is now a patient on the floor I work on
    My Dad had an old Army motto - "keep your eyes closed, your mouth shut, and never volunteer". Best to keep out of everything as much as you can. It's going to be tough for you as you personally care...
    Sep 29
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  12. Would you do this...? Thoughts....
    As they say - "desperate times make for desperate measures". For those of you who have never had the morbidly obese amounts of weight to lose, this desperate measure makes sense. People are desperate...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. My PT called 911
    Had someone confused like this in our LTC. She would constantly call her son and at times, 911. The son was coop and attentive but her calls were out of control. He arranged a way to fix-rig her...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    It's a shame that there's no longer the good old Sears catalogue around any more (I don't think it is). Along with toilet paper being unavailable is also the problem of light bulbs not available....
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. alerts
    I dont' see any x boxes. I may have clicked them before but the alerts are still there. I just want a blank page - nothing on it. Can that be done? If you can erase the slate, please do so. PLEASE....
    Sep 27
    Forum: How To Use Site
  16. Help. How bad did I botch this?
    Am off the topic here, but I suggest you change your user name to something more anonymous. There's no such thing as privacy on the "net and you just don't want everyone following your private life....
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Staffing requirements
    I THINK (?) supervisors can be counted as clinical staff as they are 'supposed' to be on the units observing/managing direct care by staff for pts.
    Sep 27
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  18. alerts
    How do I delete/close out 2 'alerts' that my acct has? I've read them, so now I just want to delete them.
    Sep 27
    Forum: How To Use Site
  19. My PT called 911
    This is a sneaky TRICK that some very wiley, smarty-pants pts know to do because it will get fast attention. Sometimes they will bypass the nsg station and go for an administrator or dept head;...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. What is your crazy?
    On The Learning Channel/AE Hoarder shows, they show hoarders who collect barrels and barrels of pens.
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. I think I'm right, but..
    JustBeachyNurse - TY for the info. I truly thought we had gone further in the name of safety.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. Always Complaints, Never an Attaboy
    I also think this proven evidence-based research.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Im terrified of elevators and im trying to be a nurse...
    No problems with elevators, but escalators ... It's a dizziness thing to get on when either going up or down. I seem to be able to get off the escalator pretty much OK. I stand there watching and...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Would you do this...? Thoughts....
    Thanks to all you who've responded. Not interested in an NG myself, but I was intrigued. I pretty much have all the same questions that you did, but just to clear one thing - this tube was for the...
    Sep 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What is your crazy?
    Dear No Stars - this is scarey!!! I do eyeglasses too and straighten out the top drawer on the bedside nite stand when I run a comb or hairbrush thru a pt's Wildman/woman hair. I also developed my...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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