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  1. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    THIS!!! My point EXACTLY!! They're not going to fit every nurse, PCA, RT, house keeper, etc. with those Haz-Mat suits that you see them wearing in Liberia, on the TV set! I guarantee that nurse...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    Is he a younger guy, like early 20's? I find that this generation feels they are totally entitled and don't quite get it. I also find them to be total know it alls. I had one (a float pool new grad...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Monitoring nurse rounds??
    We have those. Their called "locators" and work with the Hill-Rom call light system. About the only thing good about them is the button that you can push to call for help. we also have cameras...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Coworker forged my signature...
    I found out that a nurse I work with forged my signature on a form stating we traded holidays. By her doing this, she's off all the "good" holidays and only works on New Years Eve and has me working...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Because the family, at this point, does NOT have her best interests at heart. Period. That is a fact, not a judgement. No facility is going to take her with a three week old ET tube, no PEG, etc. It...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Excuse me, but I was not JUDGING, I stated how I would probably be/feel if that was my precious daughter...I would not be in any shape to be shown on TV station after TV station, interview after...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Can someone, anyone, tell me what the actual **** CIVIL RIGHTS has to do with this? What a mess...This lawyer needs to stop looking for the eventual payday, book deal, and the inevitable Lifetime...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    A few things: I feel for this family, I truly do and I never want to be in their shoes. I pray that their God gives them the strength to make the right decision for JAHI, not themselves... With that...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. I think the charge nurse wants me out
    Get a notebook and put it in your CAR, not your bag. Then, document, document, document. Date, time, location, and most importantly: witnesses. Include conversations, snide remarks, behaviors, etc....
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Where Was The Nurse???
    I just read this on Huff Post and was wondering where were the nurses during all this? I never assume anything about a patient or their family and I think if I was the nurse assisting the docs with...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Please help...
    Hoping to transfer to another department (critical care type unit) and am stumped on this resume. I have been working on this and just keep changing things and tweaking it. Any help is...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. Ohio University Online FNP.. can they legally do this?
    Yes, I was talking about UC. The people I know in that program are not happy with it at all. Ohio U is a disaster. A total waste of money, time, and energy...I have gotten no where with them. So,...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Almost 4 years, no luck finding nursing job, life destroyed?!
    You need a good attorney girl, one who will fight for what is right. If everything you posted is true and you were fired for those reasons, then it sounds like a lawsuit to me. Gotta love the BON. I...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Angry Nurse here!
    Someone on the first pages put that adding a laxitive could be illegal. HOW EXACTLY? IT IS YOUR FOOD, YOUR INGREDIENTS, RIGHT? This happened all the time when I worked in the adult hospital down the...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Ohio University Online FNP.. can they legally do this?
    Have you checked into Miami U? I was going to check their website to see what they offer... Haha on the taking us serious part. My original email to them about the grade issues was almost a month...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Ohio University Online FNP.. can they legally do this?
    Britt, were you in the program as well? So far this is what has happened over the last week:______________. NOTHING!!! I was informed this evening that the grade was changed...But to what, I have...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Ohio University Online FNP.. can they legally do this?
    Sounds fishy to me. I am (was?) enrolled in the program. I started last summer. I had a 3.0 GPA until this last semester. I got a D- in my last class and cannot move on (the class was a total joke,...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Tell me about your unit's general attitude & morale...
    I am interested in hearing about the attitude and morale on your unit... Please include the type of unit, types you work with (women/men, noobs/seasoned vets). Thanks.
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Nurse in Recovery in Ohio
    http://www.nursing-jurisprudence.com/home.html Check out this website/attorney. She specializes in cases involving the Ohio BON. I came across her site while writing a paper. Good Luck with...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Useless manager or have I misplaced my backbone?
    I am going to. the thing is, my manager really really needs some help with her ADHD problem. I am being serious. She is a hot mess and I have no idea how they pick these people to be managers. They...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. No more smoking at work
    You are WRONG in your assumption that it is illegal to smoke or use cannabis in all 50 states. Please review your U.S. history and constitution. If the federal gov't controlled the states, then yes,...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Useless manager or have I misplaced my backbone?
    So a while ago, I was pulled into THE office by my manager. She stated that another nurse came to her and said that I did not respond to a patient emergency because I was too busy "spending time"...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. the young eating the old??
    I totally get where you are coming from, in a way anyhow. I have been a nurse (non-stop) for 13 years. I worked on an extremely busy tele/surgical unit for 8 years, did ortho/surgical for a bit,...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Why are nurses such back-stabbers?
    So, in other words, you're probably one of those nurses this SIX year old thread is about. Or, you are a new nurse who doesn't understand what she is talking about but used big words to try and sound...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Drug seeking patients?
    If the doctor has ordered the medications, I'll give them. Now, if they have a RR of 6 and no pupils, that is another story. Narcotic pain medications have been over prescribed for decades and a lot...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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