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  1. Calling yourself an RN
    I feel the need to give props to my team. I work in a clinic and have MAs (our facility calls them something different but they have the MA scope of practice). I have NEVER heard our physicians or...
    8:29 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Calling yourself an RN
    Yeah, in many states it actually is illegal.
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Calling a transgender patient an "it"
    Just because words may have been spoken politely does not automatically make them not offensive or hurtful.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Is this actually a HIPAA violation?
    What a bunch of baloney. The student WAS NOT A PATIENT. HIPAA does not apply.
    Apr 18
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. Calling yourself an RN
    Certainly that would be the nice thing to do.
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Calling yourself an RN
    Well, you could post on her wall "Hey Sally, it bothers me that you are calling yourself an RN when you are actually housekeeping staff. That might actually be illegal. " or you could post it on your...
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Calling yourself an RN
    Are you going to do anything about it?
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    The quantiferon will either be positive or negative. If she's had exposure to TB, or has LTBI, it will be positive. Unlike the PPD, it will not be positive if she has received the BCG (although I've...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Crazy clinicals instructor doesn't like us using the restroom?
    Where did the OP go??
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What Am I To Think?!? Post interview.
    The fact that he mentioned the peer interviews as the next step is a good sign, IMO. ALWAYS bring at least a couple copies of your resume to an interview!
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. Ever heard the phrase "We have a lot of people to interview"
    At the end of your interview, and then actually get a job offer afterwards?
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. Who is working under my license?
    Nobody works under anyone else's license except for the person whose license it is. As an RN, you are responsible for appropriate delegation. If you delegate inappropriately, or don't follow up to...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 40 credits in a year, can I do it?
    You can do it. For the most part, it's not a very difficult program.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    Well. That was kinda mean.
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 40 credits in a year, can I do it?
    Yes, I think you can do it if you don't procrastinate, and just do work steadily and regularly.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  16. Get the Bsn or leave nursing?
    I'm confused, then. If your employer doesn't require it, and you have no interest in going into any other area of nursing, why are you doing it? I only ask because this seems to be something that...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    If she wants to work in healthcare, she needs to realize that she will be required to get an annual influenza vaccine, regular TDap, as well as any others for which she may need boosters.
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurse to Pt Ratios in CO?
    New hires aren't allowed to get paid more than the mid-range salary, regardless of number of years. $40/hour is for experienced nurses who have worked at *Denver Health* for many years.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. 65 year old woman pregnant with quadruplets
    No, "most" eggs are not chromosomally damaged after age 42. At age 45, there is still only about a 5% likelihood of a pregnancy with a chromosomal anomaly.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    ^^^Good point. Here's a great chart. You're getting about 4x the amount of radiation on an annual basis just from the food you eat, compared to a CXR. Radiation Dosage Chart | Information Is...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nursing instructor question: flipped classrooms?
    Why is that called a flipped class?
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. Foot in mouth, now a social pariah
    One thing I've learned....people think about me or things I've done or said far less than I do. I really bet that you've blown this up in your mind to be a far bigger thing than it is. I bet...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    She's allergic to immunizations? Never heard of such a thing. Most places will not hire someone who is not fully immunized. Most nursing schools will not allow entry into their program if you're not...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I must vent...
    Could it have been your comparative demeanors? The picture I got in my head from your OP was that you were kind of running around, frantic. And the ICU nurse calmly pushed meds. Perhaps that lended...
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nursing instructor question: flipped classrooms?
    What the heck is a flipped classroom?
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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