Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: lilhelper

From Date
  1. Admit form and sexual consent
    I recently read an alarming article: Boomer Sex With Dementia Foreshadowed in Nursing Home Torn Apart. It's an eye opener. Careers were destroyed over what appeared to be a consensual sexual...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. My first pedi death
    It might be helpful to fall back on what you know...what has helped with tragedy in the past?
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Would you throw an allnurses.com party?
    Party favors: penlights Raffle prize: Hasbro's game Operation Party colors: red and white
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Texting while doing patient care?
    One time I did use my phone with a patient. In pediatrics, there was a boy who was about 7. He was on droplet precautions. Another nursing student and I had to do an assessment in the morning. We...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. 2012-2013 HRSA Nursing Scholarship Application
    To all the Missouri people that posted--I'm located in Mo. and haven't heard anything. I went to the HRSA website & logged in and am "under review."
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Texting while doing patient care?
    Let's see..rude, unprofessional, unprepared...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    I think this is the original point: "I am SICK to DEATH of SOME Medical Assistants, CNAs, and Respiratory Therapists (etc.) calling themselves NURSES, or allowing themselves to be called nurses...or...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Socializing after work in your scrubs
    In my humble opinion, I agree that there is an "ick" factor. I am only a nursing student, but I recall hearing something about MRSA and other interesting microbes collecting around hospital settings....
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Just a reminder to watch what you say!
    I worked in the HR department of a company. They would call an employee in for a disciplinary meeting and give them a screen printout of their AIM chats.
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Lies of the ER.....
    "hahahahhaha When I worked as a clerk at the hospital I was walking down the hall while they were taking this man down to endoscopy while his male friend was running alongside screaming "i'm sorry,...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Help with A/P II
    When classes are full, check daily to see if the waiting list opens up. I have wiggled my way into more than one class with this method. Speak with the teachers and have a color copy of your...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    I am still a student. When I get done busting my tail getting my RN, I will have earned the title. I don't want a pat on the back, but to claim the title of RN while not actually having the training...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Why do some Medstudents love to belittle nurses?
    LPNweezy, you are being the bigger person with your attitude when you say, "I am not in any way talking badly about medical students." I commend you. And since you won't talk badly about med...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Emptying linen and garbage bags. ..part of a Nurses jobs description?
    get the lift team? *kidding*
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My Microbiology Teacher told me I can't become a Nurse
    Just because somebody has a job, doesn't mean they are good at it. That teacher doesn't sound very inspiring and I thought it was part of their job to inspire their students...not crush them. Do...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Compassion or reality for obese patients?
    (Nursing student here.) It is my belief that, in a professional environment, it is important to have ethical communication techniques. Guilt and other forms of manipulation are not okay. And I...
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Compassion or reality for obese patients?
    Compassion or reality for obese patients? They can have both. We need to treat all patients with respect. We also need to be honest and teach, as is our job. I believe we are bound,...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. All Nursing Students 50 and older! I need your feedback.
    I'm in my forties. I am often surrounded by youngsters in classes. Often times, they come to me for advice. One young lady lost her mother at a young age and she often comes to me for guidance. ...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Crazy things independent pts have asked of you?
    I had family members, who were visiting a patient, ask me to run down to the cafeteria and get them a soda. Yup. I'll get right on that.
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think I just ended someone's career
    Shooting staples or tossing other items at someone while they are defenseless is inexcusable. I wonder...what do they do to patients that cannot defend themselves?
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    A lady I met at a function mentioned that she was a nurse. I was happy to hear that, because I am doing prereqs for an RN program now. I had so many questions! I asked what kind of nurse, where she...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Funny things patients say !
    In the ED, I walked an elderly patient to the bathroom. It was occupied, and in the two minutes we waited, the patient let loose and peed a river on the floor. She shook her head and said, "It...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Share your mnemonics and tricks
    For the metric system: My mega, 6 Kids kilo, 3 Holler hecto, 2 Daily deka, 1 U (You) unit Don't deci, -1 Create centi, -2 Much ...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. All Nursing Students 50 and older! I need your feedback.
    now see here emptynstr2, when you say " in many situations in which my younger cohorts were lacking, but they have me beat when it comes to recall and speed of thinking," that's just silly. ...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. All Nursing Students 50 and older! I need your feedback.
    I am in my 40s and am very excited about starting a nursing program (finishing prereqs now!). I think older students are good at pacing themselves and have terrific organizational skills--great for...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


Top