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  1. Abandoning family in the ED during the holidays
    disregard
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Are all nurses perpetually exhausted?
    Nope. Not exhausted l the time.
    Nov 19
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Question about previous underage citation and eligibility for NCLEX
    You need to disclose it. If you do not and it shows up then there will be a problem.
    Nov 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    I believe she is going to make a mistake and push for a stronger requirement by doing this. I would comply while working to change the restrictions.
    Oct 29
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. DNR HELP
    My experience as an RN in nursing homes and now one in an acute care facility is those that are FULL codes are sent out when they are circling so the nursing home doesn't have to code them. I know I...
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. DNR HELP
    DNR, to me, means nothing is done once they are no longer with a pulse. We have DNI or people who also do not want to be intubated, which is not the same as DNR. Some people are both DNR/DNI.
    Oct 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    This is an image, it sure looks like it is outside or under a patio setting. 16293
    Oct 27
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Hate my new job...
    Also, prioritize your treatments. Wound care first, lotion for dry skin last.
    Oct 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Ebola - do you have the right to walk away?
    How is the equipment used in dialysis terminally cleaned.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Ebola - do you have the right to walk away?
    I will not do it with complete head to toe protection with chemical shower and proper decontamination or I am will refuse. I will ask my director to demonstrate care first to the patient. If they...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Bsn or lpn-adn not your usual argument
    I think you are mistaken. Generally a LPN to RN is 3 semesters long, so many go LPN-RN then RN-BSN.
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Best use of time waiting for phone to ring?  Didn't work right after graduation
    Long term care.
    Sep 1
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  13. Vial Openers?
    Do u mean the little bottled with little plastic tops?
    Aug 6
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Vial Openers?
    I use my fingers to pop the tops off.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. To those without a 4.0 (rant)
    I had a 3.7 with ACT scores of 27 and NLS scores of 96 percentile. I was higher up on the admission list than someone else with a 4.0 and lower test scores.
    Aug 4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. New grad working two RN jobs?
    I wouldn't worry about telling your first job, the casual job scheduling should be dependent on your first job schedule.
    Jun 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Liberia: Nurses Abandoned Redemption Hospital
    I would not take the risk of carrying it home to my family.
    Jun 23
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. The car seat test
    He was premature and you are upset they wanted to make sure he didn't smother in a car seat before being discharged?
    Jun 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Walkie Talkie
    A walkie talkie isn't always AAOx3....sometimes just to self.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Walkie Talkie
    In the nursing home setting it is used and no I don't find it offensive.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. G - tube
    Usually this is a liquid sublingual not to be through g-tube which defeats the purpose.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    There is more to the hiring of someone other than qualification.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Clock watching for the 7 minute clock in window
    Most places don't let you clock in more than 5-7 minutes early because they want to help the budget. If you are early just sit in your vehicle a little before walking in then clock in on time.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I Hope No One Hires You
    People generally don't leave a job with no notice without more to the story than management knows.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. I Hope No One Hires You
    Being understaffed is one reason I left a job with no notice. My license was on the line. I didn't feel safe with my patient load.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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