Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: tyvin

From Date
  1. A possitive tb test
    Of course you can work with latent TB. The other with "perhaps the 2 step was done inaccurately" (paraphrasing in the quote): I watched the RN administer the test because it's very true, many RNs...
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Grad with IPN contract
    Oh, believe me, at the age of 60 I know exactly what you're talking about. I would discuss it with the person you're closest to in the program who has authority to make that call after you've been...
    Dec 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. New Grad with IPN contract
    What you need to do is ask who ever you report to at the IPN program. I take it IPN means Impaired Nurse Program...if not what does it mean. I looked up a few articles on it and whenever the nurse is...
    Dec 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Refused admission
    I'm not saying you should have kept her, your original post states you sent her to a SNF that had accepted her. In order to do that she had to be skilled for something. What is it that skilled her...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Refused admission
    Why was she released to go to a SNF when she lived at your facility (what skilled her?); she should have been released to a LTC...SNF is not long term placement. Is that part of the problem? They...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. grandmother with dementia
    Bingo! It drives me right out of my skull when healthcare workers feel the need to "orient" patients with dementia of all types. Why keep breaking the person's heart by reminding them that a...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. A possitive tb test
    I live in Hawaii and every other RN I know has inactive TB infection. I do as well and get a chest x-ray every year. You are given an option for medication which is an extensive 6 month therapy or...
    Nov 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. For BSN or higher RNs, need help for assignment.
    In my opinion beneficence in nursing is the reason someone becomes a nurse. The subject matter is extremely wide and varied. Are you doing your capstone on this subject? Hmmm...what is your...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. MD Falsifying Charting
    This is bad common practice as the docs read the previous note (PA or doc) and if it reads generic than why bother...I've seen more than one nurse do this as well. Why didn't you ask him while he...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. How Is this handled at your workplace?
    There is p/p for this in facilities that have their stuff together and union. I've always worked in union jobs and the pay when that happens is half shift.
    Nov 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. UA/drug test failed
    The same thing happened to me! But the test said I had taken methadone....I was beyond my self; I could not believe this was happening to me. It was like I was in a movie or something like that;...
    Nov 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Need opinions
    I do use specific vulgar language in quotes and prior I type; and I quote the patient blah blah saying "blah blah" as patient was talking about their mother in blah blah blah...as I was standing in...
    Nov 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. advice on being written up when I dont think I should have been...
    I haven't read any of the other posts but that's a huge no no! If rapid response was called, whether they did anything or not, the doc should have most definitely been called right after you called...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. charting MD aware when you were not the one responsible to call MD as per facility policy
    I believe this person is talking non-emergent issues. Are you going to call the on-call at 03:00 about how a patient is refusing their Abx's or that you want to institute Ensure due to weight loss?...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  15. Nonverbal Patient Communication Tactics
    Purple_roses; the class was part of the universities 'Communication's Department' In order to receive the bachelor, the student must complete a required x amount of credits in x amount of...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Nonverbal Patient Communication Tactics
    During clinical rotation at the end of my first year in school I was observing two RNs standing over a man in the ICU, they were talking over him. One nurse on one side of the bed, and the other RN...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Half a flu shot for patients on immunotherapy? Seattle, WA
    What does their doctor say?
    Nov 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Patient's rights dilemma
    MunoRN quote from above pp "...endocarditis related to IV drug use (Hx hep C combined with endocarditis)." Forgive my ignorance; how do you know this gentleman acquired HCV via drug IV use?
    Nov 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. charting MD aware when you were not the one responsible to call MD as per facility policy
    Really :sarcastic: ...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  20. charting MD aware when you were not the one responsible to call MD as per facility policy
    This person is on nights...the docs offices are not open at 07:00 when they go off or give report.
    Nov 2
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  21. charting MD aware when you were not the one responsible to call MD as per facility policy
    OK guys, you're making this more complicated than it is... But first, let us know what type of charting your facility requires the nurses to use...or do they; than we can help you...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  22. Is this legal? Hospice RN required to do Home Health  visits
    Oh, I thought she was in the office coordinating care of the patients and responsible for assigning the cases...OK, well than it's really a baffling question as the nurse would have had to be doing...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. PRNs day of discharge
    Kind of silly if you think about it. The patient is being discharged and most likely has a PRN Ativan because they need to relax/calm down/etc... I've never heard of a nurse that does that, we always...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Correctional nurse pay
    Most of all the federal and state institutions will pay according to the state's union wages of that particular profession; both LPN & RN. Do a search of your states union wages for RNs & LPNs, and...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  25. Esme12
    "esme needs your prayers and well wishes" is the name of the thread that has had a major huge reaction as to esme being in the hospital. Search it out and let her know you care...thank you :)
    Nov 2
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top