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  1. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    i dont know if there is a LOT of slackers - i know we have some but the majority of nursings problem is not slackers so much as management plain and simply not giving us enough to begin...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. boss took away pts o2
    k checked some facts - 88 % was sao2 - however pt has significant history of copd and chf- was reporting he cuoldnt breath ( also sinificant anxiety problems which have often set him off in attacks)...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. boss took away pts o2
    thanks. yes he is well bullying an she has it well documented. my concern is i was taught that no matter what it is our pt it is us who would take the fall.( matter of fact there were 3 nurses whi...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. boss took away pts o2
    unfortunalty it was the boss ( read manager ) of the unit and he is an RN - however i contend that it isnt his pt so we would still be liable shoudl anything happen when he did it , when we are fully...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. boss took away pts o2
    scenario - pt was a friends pt. she had to send him out for an xray of his hand per doc order when he bashed his hand againts the wall and made obvious defomities. he did not wish to send him off...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Bed Baths, I dread giving them.
    awesome post :)
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Bed Baths, I dread giving them.
    great pet peeves!! as are between toes ( especially on diabetics ), and behind the ears and in ears, as well as any folds if any and higher up crack of rear , and contracted hands - the palms and...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Dealing with The Yellers
    just tell your patients you are sorry for the noise, that the person is not trying to annoy them on purpose they cant help it and offer the complaining patient some suggestions that may help - offer...
    Nov 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. drug testing at hospitals
    i did not mean to offend you- i was simply stating my opinion and some possible alternate solutions to the meds - i have had some experience with it due to 2 children ( one now an adult herself ) and...
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. drug testing at hospitals
    i have 2 kids with adhd . one with meds one without- you should never have tried them meds without getting a doc to check you out. there are a lot of things can be done besides meds that can help...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    this just popped in my head - with more bsn's could it end up that the wage they make could then go diwn ? if ya think about it - if there is more competition in the field wages could actually drop...
    May 22, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    i am quite well rounded now-whole mind:banghead:, soul:saint:, heart :heartbeat, AND body :lol2: - i dont need a BSN to tell me that. ( before flaming see laughing face ) but serious;ly - i dont need...
    May 1, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    many places have done that in the past in regards to lpns and even cnas cutting them out and only using rns - or only using rns and lpns - but they alwasy bring the jobs back eventually. and it...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Are 12 hour shifts safe?
    i must be tired causethis just blew me away in confusion - when we worked 12's we also were req as was everyone else to wrk everyother weekend ( which is 4 weeknd days per pmonth) but it sure didnt...
    Apr 20, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Co-worker hitting up the Dr.s for meds during shift?
    good for this belief - it is as it should be. as others have pointed out - if its YOUR doc and you are working with him or her, and they happen to have an avaialable min - id say it would be ok ( i...
    Apr 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    i dont know about the original posting of " better" training however - i will say that we had many BSN students come to the ADN program and go right back to the BSN program stating they could not...
    Apr 12, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    yeah they said that about the lpns too - that is why instead of going for lpn ( couldnt even book in a class they were so sure they weregetting rid of em) i had to do the adn. it will never happen....
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Do I have a right to be upset?
    i agree - that is whay i work agency and will not even attemot to apply like some try toget me to apply there. no thanks!! their unioon sucks if this is what they can do to them by contract. the main...
    Mar 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    if let go and report them the place will stack numbers and make it look good and make the reporting person look like an idiot ( exactly what i did and they got away with it even though the state went...
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    luck with many many prayers going out to you and yours. manyblessings.
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    actually i have to say i think most of the time it isnt due to cna neglecting thier duties-- much fo the time it is due to they are aslo extremely understaffed and i will NOT ( if they are not...
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. MedMath answer a med error?
    i think a lothas to do with knowing your doc and what they mean - does not excuse a doc who writes it that way and thinking onit has brought to my attention does not excuse ME ina court of law for...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. MedMath answer a med error?
    unless the order read 1000cc x1 i would have said 3000 as the 1000 is only the size of bag to hang and the order was the 125cc per hr over 24 hours. - i suppose in real life we could get a...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    to bad montell isnt gonna be on another yr - i bet he would do it :)
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. After 15 years - I may be one more nurse to add to the shortage
    keep plugging away - as someone else said on here - youmaybetheone who makes some big changes for the rest of us that NEED the changes but have been unable to get them in spite of our efforts. you...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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