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  1. My world, upside down, but its ok! I'm good now!
    Hi everyone! Its been a long while since I've been on here to post, but I have been reading from time to time. How I love the stories of your daily lives as Nurses in every area! If you...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. OTJ injury is stressing me out
    CONGRATULATIONS MY DEAR!!!! :yeah::redbeathe:yeah::redbeathe:yeah::redpinkhe:yeah::redbeathe:yeah::redbeathe:yeah::redpinkhe
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Don't you hate secrets?
    YES..FRUSTRATING INDEED....I despise it when informed by IDT members or Family members "dont mention they are on hospice"...WTH? really? Our jobs are hard enough with out having this type of...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. OTJ injury is stressing me out
    Sanuk, God..an amazing person to talk to. He does not hold anything against you. He knows you. He loves you. Talk to Him, frequently, I do..and I must say that with out my faith and those people...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. OTJ injury is stressing me out
    I've had one and only one OTJ injury. It's been almost 2 years now, I've had 3 surgeries to try to correct the injury. I've given up my Certification and my dreams. I had to seek an Attorney for help...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. It shouldn't have happened this way....
    This story, makes me want to cry. I deleted the balance of my comment for fear of being flogged...so sad, really. NerdtoNurse...Sending you major hugs! You, are a person I would want to work along...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    BAD...BAD...BAD....Making up Vitals? really. I would never ever do such a thing. It is called Neglect, negligence, false-a-fying medical records. LYING. Grounds to be fired and never ever...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. A vent thread for patients- what can we do better?
    Over the last 2 years I have had 3 shoulder surgeries and I have to say, that the Nurses who attended to me did a superb job. I told them of my issues with Anesthesia before hand, gave them for...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. No hospital bed?
    Comfy recliner vs hard hospital bed...yes, a decision that many of my former patients have made. It was hard to accomplish the tasks set before, but, I did what the Patient wanted, It made them...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Cath'ing Females
    I had a female who was born with genital abnormalities, she was obese..many many folds. It was a difficult task, she was on Home Hospice..Luckily for me 2 of us were sent to do the cath. It took 2...
    Oct 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Do you believe in life after death?
    Ditto Hospice Nurse LPN! I could not agree with you more! An Honor AND a Privilege. I can't wait to get back in the saddle again. Hopefully I will be released by the MD in Jan!
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. New Head Start RN think I am being misled
    Head Start has a governing body. It is your main office from which gives you funding. I dont know your area, but I did work for Head start for 10 years, Yes you are correct, an MD needs to sign off...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Hospice nurse "survival kit"
    Dark Chocolate....Wine....Dark Chocolate.....Wine.... Gift card for a restaurant, munchies, crystal light individual packets in various flavors (sometimes water gets boring), pens, extra note...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Nurses, have you been been spit on, pushed, scratched and verbally or assaulted?
    Yes, I have. Many times. Mostly by MEN. They think for some reason we are "nurses" to "fleshly desires" as well. We have no choice but to make sure we are dressed as nuns and sometimes thats not good...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. What would you do??!
    A good job is where you can be happy, regardless of the money. Yes, it does play into it, but Happiness = Healthy n Happy Nurse!
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Has anyone tried this.....
    You can volunteer in Hospice...they are always looking for people to volunteer. I know, when I was working in Hospice before my injury, I LOVED LOVED the volunteers that made them selves available to...
    Sep 1, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. social worker visit?
    If the family says no to a MSW or Chaplain or CNA...then it's NO. No regulations, If the Family says they do not want a specific part of the pie, then it is to be documented in the Nurses Notes, made...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. CNA's are some of the most hard working people in healthcare.
    :nurse::yeah::redbeathe:nurse::redpinkhe:yeah::redbeathe:nurse::yeah::redpinkhe:redbeathe:nurse::yeah::nurse::up::up::up::up::up:
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. they think i don't care
    Well Said!:yeah:
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. CNA Commandments
    Please tell me said CNA was dismissed! So very very sad. thank God you were there!
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Can you live a luxury lifestyle as a nurse?
    If your in Nursing for the Money..then your in it for the wrong reason...the money is just a side benefit. The rewards are great other wise. Nursing is about compassion, empathy, ethics...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. hmmm.
    Rule #1: If you have to tools to make your job easier, safer then use them Rule #2: If the patient is a 1-2 person transfer, then get the extra person Rule #3: Policies and Procedures are in place...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    Did the horse give consent for the procedure?....just askin!:coollook:
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    I can add to this: DRIVING down the street seeing someone with a walker/scooter, gave them a Hospice Brochure..actually got a call! If I was not there to see it with my own eyes, I would not have...
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Innovative Ways to Help Both Family & Patient
    I agree 100%..some families just want to be alone and when there is a "Nurse" present, they feel intimidated, they don't do what they want to do. What I have done is to have a "Family Meeting"...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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