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  1. Happy LTC Nurse
    That is wonderful! The between a poorly run LTC and a well run LTC is like night and day. I have just left a very poorly run home, but have also worked for a couple I didn't dread walking into...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Thank you both! I can't wait to get started! I will most definitely post with an update on how things are going with the clinic job :)
    Apr 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    *HUGS* Thank you :) I was offered the clinic job I interviewed with this morning! I had to meet with the head of HR and the CEO who was tough! But apparently she saw potential and offered me the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Me too Roser13. Hopefully something will come along soon.
    Apr 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Thank you both. Feeling a bit like a failure at this point you know? They gave me two months and that was it. So many times I wanted to just get up and walk out but didn't want to do it that way. I...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    They let me go today. The dietary manager coded IV/parenteral feeding on two MDSs and I was blamed. When I asked how it was my fault, I was told I should have caught the mistakes before the MDSs were...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Buying from co-workers (never again)
    Agreed! If you have paid for it you are very much justified in asking for a refund.
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    OP, thank you for starting this thread. I honestly believe it has given a few healthcare providers the courage to "come out" so to speak. Fibromyalgia has such a stigma attached to it, some people...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Gentle *HUGS* I pray you can continue to get relief from just Lyrica. Sometimes I think doctors over medicate and make things worse. I know exactly what you mean about tiring so easily. After a day...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Emergent, I was prescribed Lyrica once but it didn't help me. I had bad side effects from it as well. Cymbalta is another one that's strongly suggested for fibro. patients. I tried it too and felt...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    That is so sad, especially since fibromyalgia is mostly muscle pain. Poor woman :(
    Apr 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    I have fibromyalgia and it is extremely painful. I can assure you it is most definitely not in my head, and I am not an attention seeker looking to use fibromyalgia as an excuse to take sick time or...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Talino and other MDS Gurus...
    Thank you Talino. That's what I thought.
    Apr 3
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. Talino and other MDS Gurus...
    Please tell me if I am wrong about this regarding annuals, sig. changes and sig. correction of prior assessments: If I have read it correctly, the RAI manual states for admissions, annuals, sig....
    Apr 3
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. Job Interview On Tuesday....
    Good luck to you!
    Mar 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Well see? That's the thing. That's why the MDSs got so far behind in the first place. The last nurse left after just three weeks and the other MDS nurse refused to keep them caught up. Nothing was...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Morte, I did, in fact tell the other MDS nurse I am overwhelmed and need her to help me for a bit so I can get my head above water and breathe, and she said "I have my own work to do. I don't have...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Interviewing for MDS
    I've been doing MDS for 15 years and am ready to get out of it due to the fact that with the implementation of MDS 3.0, the job has become much more stressful. Precise, accurate coding is crucial and...
    Mar 26
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Well...I was talked into staying in my current position as a MDS nurse, and since then have been subjected to some fresh new hell everyday. If the 32 hour a week floor position is still available I...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    Well...I was talked into staying in my current position Mon-Fri. as a MDS nurse, and since then have been subjected to some fresh new hell everyday. If the 32 hour a week floor position is still...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Written warning for a care plan written prior to my employment
    Thank you so much ((((HUGS)))) I kind of started doubting my choice today because people can't understand why I would want to give up an office job, making me feel I am lowering myself somehow by...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    Blah...Mondays *ick* Thank you!
    Mar 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    I like this! OT is great if you can get it. Unfortunately most LTCs I am familiar with strongly discourage OT.
    Mar 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Missing my partner  :*(
    I'm so sorry for your loss ((((HUGS))))
    Mar 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    I have worked Monday-Friday for the majority of my 18 years as a LPN and am tired of it. Right now I am a MDS Nurse, but have asked to go to the floor (Long story, but in a nutshell the MDS gig is an...
    Mar 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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