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  1. Enucleation. Ever have a patient pull an eye out?
    I actually had an enucleation in Jan. 2008. I LOVE these stories, (especially the CPR one). I recently was wearing an eye patch for 10 months, because.........drum roll please.......my eye was just...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. This is a beautiful story....true or not
    according to snopes it is TRUE snopes.com: The Cab Ride
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Why is it always the patient with the worst situation? geez
    The 2 things I remember most from all my surgeries (at this point it is 22 or 23 i have lost count). The nurse who told me she would be there with me the whole time and held my hand while I was going...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Clinical Schedules
    first semester once a week (thurs) from 3p-9pm second semester once a week (thurs) from 3p-10p third and fourth semesters twice a week (wed, thurs) from 3p-10p fifth semester twice a week (tues,...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. The fear just hit me - help :(
    in my case it is that i look weird (have 1 eye). the fellow students, treated me like crud. HOWEVER the teachers were amazing (our main one in particular she was a GOD SEND). patients were pleased to...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Nurses-R-Us Randolf
    Hi I just heard about this company. I am a new grad still waiting to take my PN board exam. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about this company and whether they are a good company to work...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare
    "I believe atheists giving "good thoughts" works the same as prayer to a large extent. it is all positive energy being directed at the one who needs it
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    Do you mean you are being told to sign off that something was done (e.g. a med given or a dressing changed) or that orders are received? I would think if it is the first NO if it is the second I...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Patient falls off operating room table
    I had surgery once and they had to start recovering me in OR (PACU was full maybe not totally sure) I kept trying to roll over onto my side (how I always sleep). This was bad for 2 reasons 1) or...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Summer Camp Nurse/Job Share opportunity Long Island NY
    I think this was first posted last year
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  11. Wiping off IV ports
    Ya that was making me think of a trach pt who's trach pops out and there is not a spare in there....when asked is it ok to put the old one back in in that case clinical instructors response....well...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What tips would you give a new resident?
    If something doesnt seem quite right about a patient, don't let them see you freaking out. (I have had this happen to me as a pt I missed the residents finger once doing the nose finger thing and I...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. adult patients admitted to a pediatric hospital
    I am actually a patient at a pedeatric hospital. I have a complex medical history and have been a patient there since I was 3. I have a genetic disorder (called Neurofibromatosis) that there are only...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Refusing the Influenza Vaccine
    There has actually been evidence to the contrary (aka you can NOT get the flu from the flu shot)
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Iv site labeling, instant removal for no date
    I have been a patient more times then I can count. I am a VERY difficult stick (often end up in my feet due to not finding other things) I would not let them and would raise HOLY HE!! if someone...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Do you keep an ongoing tally of visits?
    maybe make a spreadsheet of each kid and update it from your log each afternoon? then you have small manageable amounts to do each day instead of going through all of them at once
    May 1, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Dr. Order for band aid?????
    As a nursing student when I did my rotation in LTC my pt needed a bandaid and I was told where they were so that I could just grab one (he was actually a short term rehab pt however) as a patient...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  18. Deer in the headlights pain assessments
    I am in nursing school but I am also a long time patient. I always have trouble numbering my pain on the pain scale. I have had my head sliced open (from ear to ear across the top of my head)...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is this illegal?
    well to speak to your second question, last summer I was not able to work do to having MAJOR abdominal surgery, my surgery was at the same time that another coworker was out for surgery also, they...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Is this illegal?
    klone.....I think they did not like the answers they were getting on the other thread and were hoping to get the answer, i am sure, they wanted....that what was being done to them is totally illegal...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Is this illegal?
    people have already told you on your other thread.....it is what it is. I am per deim (same as on call) they just hired a person to do the job I have been doing full time. I will prob not get hours...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Freaking out. FFP = "fresh frozen platelets" or "fresh frozen plasma"
    Not a nurse yet (student here) but I have always heard it be referring to plasma
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Do they check to see if you have your BSN/Masters degree ?
    How about a student who reads before class, after class, before the exam, does the work book, goes to every tutoring session available to them and still gets in the low 80's because of the testing...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. hipaa accusation
    I was taught you don't pull up a pt's chart that you don't need to see. a coworker asking you is not a good enough reason, seeing pt's charts are need to know, you could log off and give your comp to...
    Jan 1, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. How can I make up clinical hours?
    We must have 520 hours of class time and 560 of clinical time I am not sure the exact number we have but I know that it is JUST above the required
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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