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  1. Facebook while on the clock?
    That was my point, the computers screens were facing the pt area in an Pediatric Cardiac ICU. The families could see what was going on. I understand everyone needs downtime, don't forget I am a nurse...
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Facebook while on the clock?
    I was in a PCICU with my nephew after his open heart surgery. The nurses were on facebook, ordering christmas items, and various other non-medical related sites. I had my nursing "cap" off and my...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. A question to nurses with children
    I schedule myself midnight either going into the holiday or the night of the holiday. I nap a specific time of the day while things have lulled a bit.
    May 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Carpuject!?
    Nope. If I HAVE to draw up with a syringe I use my fingernail to push the stopper to break it free. Then when I draw it up the stopper moves down to prevent a vapor lock and it draws up easily. I...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. First med error.
    Also most IV antibiotics are ok to be given 4 hours apart. If it's a TID antibiotic, depending what it is, would have no repercussions. What was the antibiotic. Very few I would be concerned about,...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. When calling in are you asked "what's wrong with you"
    that has always been my complaint. i don't want to be typhoid mary. it would kill me if i were to make any immunocompromised patient ill. i always made sure i would switch assignments if any were...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. When calling in are you asked "what's wrong with you"
    and thank you both, they had me feeling like i am crazy at times telling me it's like this everywhere. i'm not a young pup, i know logically that isn't true but when you're fed "the company...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. When calling in are you asked "what's wrong with you"
    If we call in at our facility we're told "no" if they don't have enough staff to cover our shift. I have gone in to work sick throwing up with diarrhea because I couldn't call off. The other day a...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. LAZY CNA's!!
    I have some wonderful CNA's but I have one that is my main midnight aid that infuriates me! She is a really nice person and we have worked together for 2 years on steady midnights. She is well...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Info on Hendrick Medical Center (Abilene) and Rolling Plains Memorial (Sweetwater)
    I am attempting another plea for opinions. I was wondering if anyone has an opinion about Hendrick Medical Center and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital? :confused: I am moving from Pa to Tx. I am...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Iv site labeling, instant removal for no date
    I am in agreement with all above. Also what about reduction in infection rates? Initiating extra unnecessary sticks is just asking for trouble.
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How long does it take to transfer my license to texas, I'm moving in June
    So after I receive the endorsement do I apply for a license transfer for a permanent license or is the endorsement all that I need.
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. You know you're a nurse if...
    I've actually woke disoriented and yelled at my daughter to go to the clean utility room to get me a pair of draw string pants off of the cart because I was in my nightgown.
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. You know you're a nurse if...
    When your child is coughing after swallowing wrong and the say "mom I'm choking here, your supposed to help me" and you calmly look at them and say "you're still passing air, you're fine. keep...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. How long does it take to transfer my license to texas, I'm moving in June
    Thanks!
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. How long does it take to transfer my license to texas, I'm moving in June
    I am moving to Texas in June and hope to start working by late July or early August. How long can I expect and what do I need to do? Any help would be appreciated.
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. when patients go off the floor...
    I understand your point and I totally agree with you. I have fought against our hospitals' policy since I started because there are young patients who may want to take a visiting child for a walk for...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Parkland L&D Residency 2012 Interview
    Thanks for the help!
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. when patients go off the floor...
    This all sounds crazy to me! At our facility the pts can't leave the floor at all unless it is for testing taken via escort. Even the ones who are not a fall risk, and in my hospital that is only...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Parkland L&D Residency 2012 Interview
    I see a great deal of posts about residencies and internships on the Texas topic board. I am moving from Pa to Texas this summer and have two years of experince. What is everyone talking about, I'm...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. Info on Hendrick Medical Center (Abilene) and Rolling Plains Memorial (Sweetwater)
    I was wondering if anyone has an opinion about Hendrick Medical Center and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital? :confused: I am moving from Pa to Tx. I am currently an oncology nurse but it's taking an...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Does anybody know a facility, hospital who is welcoming new nurses
    Thanks anyway.:hug: I've tried but I can't get a response :banghead:. I'll keep trying.
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Does anybody know a facility, hospital who is welcoming new nurses
    not.done.yet, You seem well versed on the hiring climate in Texas. I am moving to the Sweetwater area this summer. I was wondering if you knew anything about Hendrick Medical Center.
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Abilene- Hendrick Medical Center
    I was wondering if anyone has an opinion about Hendrick Medical Center and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital? I am moving from Pa to Tx. I am currently an oncology nurse but it's taking an emotional...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. Shouldn't Nurses Have the Power to Isolate Patients?
    At our facility we automatically place pts in isolation even if they have a history of anything that would warrant the status such as mrsa, c-diff, etc. If they have had two negative results in a row...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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