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  1. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    Wow. Could you please quote the words or phrase in which you detect "bitterness"? I'm at a loss to discern any such intent Great question, Roser13; I wondered myself how this mere question...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    How are you reading (labeling) that she is "bitter"? She is merely asking a question....
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Requiring Bedside Experience for NP
    ".....YOU'RE an expert....." Thank you.
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Have a Sense of Humor!
    I have a way of finding those special people who love sarcasm and humor just like mine and away I go! These fabulous people could be family members, patients, co-workers, ancillary staff, or...
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Ostomy nurses are fabulous
    Thank you! Most ostomy nurses seem to really love helping patients who have had a bowel or bladder diversion :) I know I do!
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. skin care day
    Your nursing education dept can help you with making sure the word gets out, sign-in is prepared for and completed, and general support. You can keep it simple and have 4-5 stations set up with the...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  7. Stage 2 wound...
    Ca Alginates do not "secrete" a gel. They become gel-like after they get wet.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. wound clinic set up
    You will probably benefit by speaking with the HIM manager in your hospital about the billing and coding issues and maybe they could lend you one of the coders or take on helping you set up a simple...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Any Good textbook for WOC
    Which course are you enrolled/enrolling in? Maybe you can buy the textbooks that you will be using? They will probably be the best ones....
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. Any Wound Care Specialists Here?
    TCC is indeed a gold standard for offloading a foot wound. Everything else you mention (and there are many more) are advanced modalities and are finely-tuned and individualized for the patient's...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Certification Exam
    That outline is excellent. There are also cert. preparation courses and Emory has some nice preparation materials.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. Opinions on what this order means...
    Yes, the entire open wound bed should be in contact with the dressing; undermined areas are still open.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  13. Becoming a WOCN...need a Bachelors?
    Google the following and you will learn more: WOCNCB Comparison of Wound Certification Programs
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. are most wound patients the frail elderly?
    Nope. Wound care encompasses ALL AGES, from preemies to the frail elderly. It depends upon the type of hospital/health care facility you choose to work in as to what your mix of patients are.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  15. wound vac questions
    Where on the body/which body part is the wound located? Yes, it is possible that you cut it too small; it should be cut quarter to half-dollar-sized.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  16. How did you break into wound care?
    You are doing the best thing by obtaining your BSN and then going to WOCN school! You can get some experience at your level now by applying to outpatient wound clinics (where do you live?) and/or...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  17. Dressing choice help
    You will most likely have to just know what they went over in nursing school and what your chapters on the integumentary system teach. Wound care is a specialty and I am the sure that the NCLEX...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  18. Are you providing great or just good enough patient care?
    Excellent. Thank you for speaking up to that comment, duskyjewel.
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Unusual Names for Medical Diagnoses
    Physic = an old term for laxative :)
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The Florida job market cannot be this bad?!
    lol @ dessert...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Nursing Hostility and Other Nonsense
    SMH at the 'growing a thicker skin' comment. Why would you kick someone who has already been put down? That is just doubly abusive. It is the ABUSE and HOSTILITY toward other people that needs to go...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Instant Gratification
    I am having a hard time reading your posts due to the multiple unnecessary capitalizations :(
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Higher Paid Nursing Jobs
    Thank you, klone; well spoken. SMH at those comments...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Higher Paid Nursing Jobs
    No nurse is doing "less" or "more" for their patients than any other nurse. SMH.
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Corrective Action or Bullying???
    Look up Workplace Bullying Institute and they can help you further! My best to you as this crap needs to GO AWAY... www.workplacebullying.org
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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