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  1. Patient shoots Case Worker + Doctor who pulls out own weapon, prevents masacre
    I used to live in this area and worked at a nearby hospital. My friend who still works at Mercy Fitzgerald is away on vacation, so for the time being, I will have to rely on media reports of the...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Wagon Wheel Schedule?
    What is a wagon wheel schedule? I've never heard that term.
    Jul 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Licensing question
    The short answer is , "No." but I'd like to clarify a few points. You state that your original license is "delinquent." Do you mean that you allowed it to lapse, non-renewed. Or did you take...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Undiagnosed tuberculosis kills mom and newborns in LV
    I seriously doubt that we're getting the full story here. One thing struck me, and that was that the NICU staff allegedly did not follow the standard of care: The lawsuit claims Vanessa White was...
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Unstable Diabetic
    Some parents are willing to do this on "special occasions" but federal law prohibits (public, and private under some circumstances) schools from requiring parents to provide care to their children...
    May 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Unstable Diabetic
    This is a question for your school's legal counsel, as the answer varies depending upon your state law, and the type of school (public versus private.) I implore you and your school NOT to rely on...
    May 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. MD to a RN
    To become an RN, you need to complete a nursing education program and pass a national licensing exam. There are various educational paths from which to choose, including an Associate's Degree,...
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Do you ever miss the hospital?
    Nope. Not once :)
    Apr 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Duplicate skills list in resume
    New grads are encouraged to include skills lists on resumes primarily to fill space. Secondarily, they help clarify skills mastered by the candidate, since nursing education programs and clinical...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    If not for delegation, you would you propose she accomplish tasks that are beyond her scope of practice ? Are you concerned that the position should not be held by a LPN?
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. That's a new request...
    You do understand that school children singing in your hallways pose as much of a lice threat to your residents as the man on the moon. Cuddling in bed with their grandchildren is far more risky...
    Mar 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. HIPAA
    I believe there are 2 separate issues to consider here: 1. A probable HIPAA violation, and 2. The unauthorized release of test results. You may be able to convince HR that you asked and gave...
    Feb 12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  13. Baby Friendly Question
    I second rnkaytee's concern that making the security tags easily removable defeats their purpose. It would also leave the hospital with an awful lot of explaining to do if an infant was removed from...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Temperatures
    An individual with a compromised immune system may not be able to mount a febrile response to illness, but I suspect that if this student had an immune disorder, you would probably already know that....
    Feb 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Who is responsible in this situation?
    I am sorry for your loss. Have you been able to determine that exposure to this medication caused the termination of your pregnancy? Have other possible causes of miscarriage been ruled out?
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. PRN hours decreased because of the ACA
    Obama unilaterally delayed the enforcement of the employer mandate for this year. It should have gone into effect on Jan. 1, but now will be delayed until after the midterm elections in November. ...
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. PRN hours decreased because of the ACA
    Nice try, Sam. My name isn't Charlie, and you're doing a lousy job of representing my thoughts and beliefs. How about you stick to what you know rather than assigning motivation to my posts. ...
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    Actually, I would respectfully disagree with this statement. This assumes that the only 2 alternatives in infant feeding are human milk and infant formula. While I believe most would agree that...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    Nothing, LilyRoseCNM. Nothing at all. I am a nurse of 27 years. Early in my career, I had the privilege of studying under 2 world-renowned breastfeeding experts. Their training has guided my practice...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Is anyone else losing spouse coverage?
    We frequently hear vehement criticism from posters here that Wal-Mart and other entry-level employers are unfairly forcing taxpayers to subsidize their employees wages and/or benefits with welfare,...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    You stated in a previous post that educating parents on the benefits of BF is not enough, that the risks of formula must be presented also. The research based, scholarly resources I have found focus...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    Anything you can share with us?
    Jan 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    How do you know that any family's decision to use formula is an uneducated one? How do you assess parents' knowledge of the risks versus benefits of formula use before providing teaching and...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    [QUOTE=IrishIzRN;7726797]All you want to do is list the risks just like you list the risks with medications or surgery. You do not talk about them being a bad mom or negligent or anything like that....
    Jan 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Baby Friendly- getting a tad over the top
    Please give an example of a counseling session with new parents and how you educate them on the dangers of formula use.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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