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  1. Geriatric Nurse show "Getting On"....have you watched?
    Sounds like I need to get HBO....(for SO many other good shows, too!) :)
    Mar 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Residents leaving facility with scheduled medications
    I've read everyones' replies, but I didn't see INSULIN addressed........and what about family checking their blood glucose levels? What if the family/ resident can't/won't check the level, or give...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Geriatric Nurse show "Getting On"....have you watched?
    I would LOVE to watch this show----it is on HBO. It's about a geriatric wing of a down and out hospital.....I think it's a "dramedy".....I don't know if it's more funny or serious. Has anyone hear...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. worried nurse at ltc
    Aww....hugs! Don't worry, you did the correct things! As as Sallyrnrrt said---document, document, document! You called the doc, (did you chart that? I hope so!) Even more importantly, did you...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Telling "STATE" you don't have supplies....
    Cape Cod Mermaid....just to clarify, it was not ME who this happened to, and you're correct about taking responsibility. I suppose my friend could have made SURE she had enough of this one particular...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. "Reality" show about nurses begins Thursday....
    Esme12----sorry! I obviously didn't read it very closely...oops! Didn't mean to cause any troubs! :) Thank you for the link to the thread. Rixter--thank you, my hubbs and I also watched all...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    Oh, I just remembered one that I haven't seen on this thread----anyone else have coworkers who roll their eyes and/or criticize nurses who use CORRECT anatomical terms???? Oh wow, the time people...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    ahh, and I forgot to add....criticize us CONSTANTLY, then say things like "must be NICE to make NURSE MONEY"......:yes: When I was an aide, I would not have DARED to speak to a nurse that way. Yes,...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    Yes Brandon, I totally agree with you that NO ONE should blindly follow an order if they feel it could harm the residents!!! And we DO have some very wonderful aides who take GREAT care of our...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Telling "STATE" you don't have supplies....
    Hi, I've only been in LTC/SNF 7 months, and thank GOODNESS, I was off when STATE was there.....I am hearing horror stories! One of my friends "got in trouble" from our DON because she told an...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Interesting or Different Anatomy:What have you encountered?
    miasmom.....when I was a brand new nurse, I was floated to post-partum/GYN floor. When the offgoing nurse mentioned an elderly woman's uterus "falling out all the time, and we just shove it back...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "Reality" show about nurses begins Thursday....
    Thanks....I wondered where that thread went....
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Interesting or Different Anatomy:What have you encountered?
    NRS Karen....WHOA! Thanks for posting those (I only watched the second one< i'm a bit skeeeered to see what's in that box in the first one...LOL!) . Towards the end, the music got SCARIER, and allll...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Interesting or Different Anatomy:What have you encountered?
    Wow, interesting thread! I've not seen anything unusual .... OMG....THANK YOU for that laugh!!!!!:roflmao:
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    OH EM GEE!!! This thread is GREAT!!! Thank you for some of the LAUGHS!! I recently noticed we have one housekeeper who is wayyyyyyyy too involved in nursing issues, and it is getting WORSE!!! ...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. My new grad experience at an SNF
    I am happy to hear this! I am not a new nurse; but new-ish to LTC/SNF. The ratios you have honestly amaze me, since it basically sounds like MED-SURG! You should be very proud of yourself!!! I...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. "Reality" show about nurses begins Thursday....
    Sorry if there are already post(s) about this, but I did a SEARCH and the ONLY thing that came up was a petition (from this site) and it won't allow me to access it....ANYHOOO.... "Scrubbing In"...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Cute show about a Nursing Home volunteer....
    I don't think we can post links, so I'll just tell you it is called "Derek" and it's on NETFLIX streaming. Ricky Gervais (creator of the original "Office") plays a kindly volunteer at a Nursing...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Bringing in Ostomy nurses for problems & a Hospice question....
    Wondering, because we have a resident with a new colostomy, and two open wounds VERY close to it. It has become a nightmare! We pack the open wounds, then cover them with dressings that become...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. How to earn the CNA's respect
    You are approaching this in the best way!!! I always help the CNAs when I can, and I have asked them to SHOW me how they do certain things that I've done for years; however, they have a better or...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Curious....If D.O.N., A.D.O.N, and/or Admin. are fired w/out notice.,
    Thanks for the replies...I was so curious, since talking to mannnny LTC nurses about the horror stories of some DONs and/or Admins where they used to work, being escorted out of the building etc....
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Employee Health nurse tells me MANY nurses have Hep. C....
    Commuter....I will read your article, thank you. RNsRWe....yes, the big YELLOW carts, signs, everyone MUST gown and glove---seriously!?? (to clarify....this doesn't happen where I work now!) ...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. SOOOO HOT AT WORK!!
    I learned from a nurse to rub Peppermint Essential Oil on the back of your neck....it is like Nature's Air conditioning--soo refreshing! You can also massage it into your temples for tension...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Employee Health nurse tells me MANY nurses have Hep. C....
    I agree about people NOT needing to "freak out"....I have reminded countless coworkers that ANYONE can have AIDS, Hep C, etc....that's why we use Standard Precautions. It always amazes me how much...
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Employee Health nurse tells me MANY nurses have Hep. C....
    Curious....have you heard this before? And, the employee health nurse also told me that like MANY Americans, many nurses and/or other health care employees have NO idea they have Hep C ....how...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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