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  1. Does this nurse totally not like me??
    Somethings smells fishy with the nurse. This wasn't a one time occasion? Guys admit it, you know nursing has it's share of nurses that have "issues."
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I think I committed career suicide
    Listen to your gut. When in the ER if you don't feel almost delight at the thought of : I can't wait to see what walks in the ER doors. Or you don't absolutely LOVE the prioritization of various...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Ooops, I told off a doctor
    I've told a doctor that was throwing a big hissy fit in front of the patient and his wife The patient was terrified (bleeding profusely from a recent nasal surgery) his wife was sobbing hysterically...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The Power of Being Empathetic Towards Those in Need
    That is what I live for in nursing. No matter what area I work or where I work. I want to be there for the patient. A machine can dispense medications but only another living breathing feeling...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Everyone wants to be a nurse...
    Nursing today requires you also be a good MANAGER. The nurse must constantly manage the care of the patient and her multitude of a million tasks to accomplish. So, do not think for one minute you...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. Everyone wants to be a nurse...
    you got it! They are still getting through. I am adjunct faculty for a nursing program and I could tell you stories! Students that have absolutely no business NOR any desire to be taking care of...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Everyone wants to be a nurse...
    I think it is a conjured up financial mess putting out the myth that there is a nursing shortage. I've met so many "nurses" that absolutely HATE what they are doing. Give them less than one full...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  8. Everyone wants to be a nurse...
    Nursing Shortage??? Say what? There is absolutely no shortage. I know graduated nurses from 2009 still unable to get one job. No interviews, nothing. They are doing flu shots here and there for...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. An RN's thoughts on the health care law
    What makes you think doctor's offices will be hiring more RNs to teach the patients? They have removed RNs and even the LPNs from their offices! Why? Because they can work the MA (with...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. PACU/OR nurse issues
    Our OR nurses have lost all of their assessment, IV and patient management skills. The ones I work work have no desire to obtain a patient history. They don't even want to touch the patient. They...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  11. Circulators recovering
    OMG! Our circulators cannot "touch" the patient. When the mgr wanted me to "orient" an OR nurse how to "assess" and pre op a patient; she almost lost it when I informed her: Ok now assess the...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  12. Which comes first:  PACU or ICU?
    that is the difference then. Most PACUs do not work with the above. ICU will help no matter where you work. It gives you a better understanding of the complexities and how to make rapid decisions....
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  13. PREOP Meds
    I would NOT feel comfortable giving any child Versed in PreOp then not watching them. Even our adult patients are given Versed by the Anesthesiologist JUST prior to going back with them to the OR. ...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  14. In-service for PACU nurses?
    We unfortunately have nothing. They put anyone in the PACU to work. Very scary.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  15. Average recovery times?
    About 40 minutes. We have to move them out and get them out because the next "bunch" of patients is on their way out whether we have the room or staff there!
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  16. Forced to work longer than scheduled hours....
    You were manipulated. Hiding of the policy book? Manipulation and now she can say whatever she wants. Start looking for a new job today,.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Nursing Shortage Over in U.S.
    The USA has too many unemployed Americans as it is. There NEVER was a nursing shortage. Don't believe everything you read or see on tv. It was a plot to keep income/wages down.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines


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