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  1. Would you accept this call out excuse?
    I have called in sick and have been asked "well what kind of sx do you have ?" If it was diarrhea the response i got was we got stuff for that. Nausea im sure we can get you some zofran. I called in...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. accreditation. how do I know ?
    I'm looking for LPN-RN thru Excelsior.
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Can an LPN give orders to another LPN ??
    We have an APN that works at our facility under the medical director, the APN often takes call and gives orders..ect. The APN was offered another job with another Dr. word has it the medical...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. accreditation. how do I know ?
    How do I know if an on-line program is accredited through my state ?
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. TB skin test
    Have you ever had a positive result and what did you have to do about it ??
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. caught in a dilemma.
    The company I work for has 2 facilities in the same city. The facility I am at now is nice, it was rough starting out and establishing my place being the new kid and all. I've been at this facility...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Got the CNA evil eye...what to do ??
    yes I was kidding. I would never do that. But I did have a nurse suggest that to me. I for one would never do that to a res. nor would I do that to the CNA's no matter how many evil eyes i get....
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. IV Therapy Certification??
    my certificate actually says certificate of training in IV therapy. I guess which basically means, i can start a peripheral IV and start certain meds. But there are still some that the RN has to do...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. IV Therapy Certification??
    In my state, we get IV certified in school. So by the time we grad we are already IV cert.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Had + TB skin test
    Been in the healcare field for 20+ yrs...never had a positive before. anyone ever experience this ?? what should I expect ?
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    Every CNA on the hall who has to tell you that so and so has a cough and you need to listen to her. Yes I'm sure I probably do, but I don't need every cna on the hall to tell me that in a matter of 5...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Got the CNA evil eye...what to do ??
    I got the evil eye from several cna's today. And it had nothing to do with them. Another nurse (who only works prn and maybe once a month at that) was scheduled to work today. I was scheduled to work...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. new hires and attitudes
    Well she's apparently precepting the other new nurses now. She had an orientee (not a new grad) the other night. and as far as seniority...I have been there a year now, she hasn't been there a...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. new hires and attitudes
    I haven't had to deal with her to much. but some of the other nurses have, and these other nurses really go out of there way to make new employees feel comfortable, but when the new employee starts...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. new hires and attitudes
    we have recently got a lot of newly hired nurses. A couple of them are new grads, the others are more experinced nurses. One of the experinced nurses has a chip on her shoulder. Now she has been here...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. combative residents and family. (kinda long)
    I really think it's time for a change for me. I'm just getting really burnt out and I have to drag my self to work everyday. I feel that I'm putting my lic in jeopardy everyday I'm there.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. combative residents and family. (kinda long)
    I have a res. who is very combative, aggressive, loud, beligerent, and sexually inappropriate. He is his own responsible person. family will not take responsibility for him. Several times in the past...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Nursing Unions
    i guess this is a taboo topic ??
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Nursing Unions
    Do you work at a facility that has a union ?? if so what are your thoughts about it ? what do you like and dislike about the union and how does it help you as a nurse ?
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. LPN TO RN BRIDGE
    anyone doing this ? how are you doing it ? On line or in the classroom ?? would like some info on it. I'm considering taking the on line approach.
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  21. bowel sounds vs no bowel sounds
    I have a res. who is on continuous tube feedings. lately she has been so full that she has been vomiting and we have had to turn off her tube feeding. She has not had a BM in quite a few days, I was...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Bringing kids to work?
    There is a nurse on dayshift who's kids will come to the facility after school let out. you never knew they were there tho, they were so well behaved that i always figured they were visiting a...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. frustrating
    We have a nurse manager who seems very demanding. One of those who feels that you should drop what you are doing and run when she calls. It's getting very frustrating for some of us. I mean she even...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Obamacare and LTC reimbursment.
    Will Obama care still reimburse the same way ?? based on census ??
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Obamacare and LTC reimbursment.
    Probably so. I am not sure why exactly he is there. Other than he was in the rehab unit for a time (generalized weakness) and then moved to LTC.
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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