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  1. How has being (becoming) a lpn changed your life?
    Amazing :) keep your head up!
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. The Stress of LTC
    Deep breath. and handle one thing at a time. :)
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. What exactly is so bad about LTC??
    I love LTC! :) Every work place has its downfalls. If you like routine (most days) and getting to know your patients...LTC is the way to go. :)
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. LPN taking wound care course; skin tear question
    I HATE TEGADERMS!!! ;) Granted I work in LTC. I use a lot of telfa. ;)
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Cutting VAC foam
    I like the idea of making a template with the sterile side of the wrapper. Right now I cut more than one piece because I cannot eyeball the size for the life of me!!
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Behaviors and Failing to Chart Them
    I document the behaviors I see on our behaviors form. It then gets turned into Administrator, DON, ADON, SSD, & Careplan Coordinator. Saves my behind, the residents behind. :)
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. What is your nurse-patient ratio?
    42:usually 2. ;) plus 3-4 aides. i work in LTC>
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Dr. Order for band aid?????
    I work in LTC and yes we need an order for a bandaid. It gets repetitive and seems dumb but saves you in the long run!
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Is this abuse?  Emotional blackmail?
    Maybe not abuse. But extremely unprofessional. I'd give a verbal/written warning for it.
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. CNAs that take extended breaks
    I hate to have to "get after" my CNAs. However, if they are not able to be responsible and do things right then I will follow them around like a child. Irritates me. lol
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  11. Barrier Cream on a Skin Tear?
    oh no! I'd freak if a CNA touched my skin tear! lol. they know to come get me immediately.
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Bad day... looks like it's everything I dreamed it would be.
    :( sorry it was such a crazy day
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Affection to residents and still professional?
    :) i love my residents. they are my family.
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Fantastic CNA. but...
    we have a great cna where i work. she works hard, always does a good job, and i can rely on her when she's there. that being said a couple times now, her alarm didn't go off and she's been 2+ hours...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. make up?
    oh yeah. id look sick if i didnt!! its pretty natural tho.
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses eating and drinking at the nurses station
    we have drinks at the nursing station. covered ones. in fact they got us cool cups for nursing week!! :) i think eating there looks unprofessional tho. maybe if no one is around
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What should I do?
    are you a nurse? id look at the order and she what it says and then clarify if needed. both should not be worn.
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. being young!
    do it!!! i shoukd have done it two kids ago!! lol. lpn with one kid. bsn with two. oh my!
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Omnicare Pharmacy-discuss
    im in Il and have them....boo.
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. What time is PM and HS med pass typically?
    i work am shift but as far as i am aware...pm are at 4 and 5 and 6 and hs are at 8 and 10.
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. C-section vs. letting Mom go naturally
    scary. as a nurse and pregnant with number two...i go as natural as possible. our bodies r made to handle birth...why not let them unless medically necessary? hell, i think taking pain meds during...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Community College? You must be stupid.
    oh how stupid. we all take the same boards.... and i paid a hell of a lot less for it. ;)
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Wasn't the School Nurse right?
    the school nurse was right. Imo. and ps im a lpn that uses critical thinking everyday. ;) a new one at that.
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Are there any floors like mine, acute care, with no lifting equipment?
    ugh we have lifts thank goodness. the hospital i did clincals at had a lift team we could call...which was awesome...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Offensive Nursing Behavior
    id report her again...again....and again...everytime she treats a resident like that. imo it sounds like abuse.
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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