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  1. If it wasn't charted it didn't happen
    at the place i was working at the time, most of the charting was done by checking off boxes. i don't remember whether or not the fall precautions were specifically listed. what i do remember is...
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. If it wasn't charted it didn't happen
    there isn't going to be any way to write additional notes? i find that hard to believe. i would suggest asking your nurse manager how that will be handled. hannor- charting is not only for...
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. ER Prioritizing/communication help please!
    its great that you are communicating with the docs so you'll know what to anticipate. i'm sorry about your coworkers that are unhelpful. i'm glad you mentioned it to the charge... since you are new...
    Oct 9, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. ER Prioritizing/communication help please!
    1. pts placed in rooms. they should be telling you when they do, esp if its obvious you're in the middle of something and they should be writing atleast a note, if nothing else. also, as for your...
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Need Advice Please !!!!
    i got fired for something lame. you should accept your part in your termination, be brief in your explanation. "the facility felt i mismanaged an unhappy family" and then say what you learned...
    May 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. On being a mom in a female-dominated profession
    idt i felt my coworkers were/are more helpful because we have kids. before i had kids, if i was off on a holiday (like christmas) i would usually switch w/someone that had kids they wanted to...
    May 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What if men dominated the Nursing profession?
    well, if men dominated nursing then women could dominate medicine. all that said, i prefer to work w/men and working momstly w/women is one thing i strongly dislike about nursing
    May 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What type of laptop pc do you use?
    thats so genius i dl this progran to more quickly delete all that shoveware but it didn't work out to answer the orginial question, i have a dell, i hate it and i want an apple consumer...
    May 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Temple College (TX!!!)
    royal blue honestly, i think its cheaper just to buy your own royal blue scrubs that look similar to that super cheap stuff they have you order. also the scrub store on 31st gives a discount...
    May 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Exit Hesi
    i thought they were pretty similar (HESI and NCLEX) but HESI had a lot of delegation questions on it. seemed like half the test but thats just the lvn-idk about RN
    May 27, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. regretting going into nursing school
    oh are you in a BSN program? can you sit for your RN boards?
    May 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. regretting going into nursing school
    hang in there- nursing school and actually being a nurse are SO totally different not to mention, you only have 1 semester left and even if you decided (once you start working) that you still...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Is there ANY department in nursing that I can avoid cleaning up poo?
    thats hysterical! i seriously would be all kinds of irritated if a charge nurse came up to me and asked me to go clean her pt and she just went and sat down or finished her med pass, etc. i...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Temple College vs Central Texas College
    this late, i'm assuming you got into the RN am i also correct in assuming you are military and thus closer to CTC? i just finished the TC LVN program in 07. i will tell you unequivocally that...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. new here- read sticky- ? about EC
    well, at first i rejected EC on the basis of cost. but its a lot cheaper now that i have more core stuff out of the way. i would really prefer a distance learning course, because i HATED clinicals...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. a-ha! here is the into folder!
    hello- its been awhile since i've been on this site, i found out about it in nursing school and i've been too busy working ever since. briefly, i'm a single mom to my stb 3yr old daughter, i got...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  17. nights
    my mom started doing a lot of it once she went back to work because its closer to her job than my house. the daycare is 17miles away...so there aren't many in my town that send their kids there ...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    things i have said to my patients. (but in nursing school- whoops!) upon entering the room of my annoying, nasty, genitals out everywhere 40yr old post BKA pt i find mcdonalds in the trash and a...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    to "exorcist lady" have you always been this crazy? why do you think its acceptable to point at the water and expect me to know what you want w/o speaking because i know you are capable of...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Nurses Past Their Prime
    after seeing the title, i was definitely drawn to this topic, although my take on it is dif than the OP's experience. the RN on my shift (nights at a LTC) is 60 and she is very, very nice and...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. nights
    well, its true you can put your kid in school and sleep but i get off at 6, she gets up at 8, her school is out of town so we leave around 930, i get home at 10, go to bed and sleep til 3 or...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. new here- read sticky- ? about EC
    whew! that was a lot of info, but it was very helpful! so, as materials go, i need to buy the books which can apparently be found on ebay i should take the practice tests? i have to...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. nights
    my daughter is fixing to be 3, i'm in school part time, i work FT and have been on nights for a whole year now. i.am.so.done. first off- it is truly wonderful to have a more laid back...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What are the best days & shifts for moms?
    nursing shifts are completely incompatible with daycare hours! its so frustrating. i've been on nights for a year now, my daughter is fixing to be 3 and i am absolutely convinced it is ruining my...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. no critical thinking here
    at my first job right out of school, before i had even done my boards, i was on a monitored med-surg floor w/10 different services. and when i first started, i was SO TIRED and scared and confused,...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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