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  1. Lied on...what to do?
    Thanks all I feel better..guess I'm a little mistrusting working with some very treacherous people over the years?..sad but true... I will admit my mistake and learn from it and put on a happy face!:)
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Lied on...what to do?
    i guess the best thing to do is let it go and as mamamerlee advised,admit i don't know how it got in the bed (although i still feel the cna is lying) and try to be more careful..thanks!
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Lied on...what to do?
    The other night my supervisor gave me a personal inservice that my unit manager left for her to give me stating; A TB syringe was left in the patients bed,a safety issue (a CNA found it etc.. Now...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Feels Like I'm Drowning... I Can't Seem to Get it!
    Delegate & Prioritize!..The CNA's can do the pillow fluffing,you have meds to pass,IV's to hang,charting to do etc...If it makes you feel any better though after 25yrs I still feel like I'm drowning...
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is it legal to call yourself "Nurse" when you in fact are not?
    Not only Illegal,but Ignorant as well..or better yet "stupid" is probably defines calling oneself a nurse when in fact they are not!
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Odd things you've seen in nursing
    I was always glad when I started wearing glasses just for the afor mentioned reasons! :specs:
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Totally Gross!  Had to share...
    Gotta love the lil ole ladies!
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. perturbed by "Personal Inservice"
    Thank You ElkPark (and everyone else) for the feedback..another lesson learned and yes in the future I will insist on an "official" inservice..much to the annoyance of uppermanagement I'm sure!
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. perturbed by "Personal Inservice"
    Everyone got an inservice after the fact,I and several other Nurses recieved a personal inservice (next time it is a write up,because we failed to follow procedure and documented wanderguard was...
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. perturbed by "Personal Inservice"
    I am quite perturbed to say the least,I along with several other nurses were given a "Personal Inservice" regarding failing to follow procedure and false documentation...here's the story......
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is there anything at all about nursing that you don't like?
    Infighting between shifts,all the Big I's and little you's..were all here for a common purpose..the patient,and all these conflicts distract/detract from that!
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Someone signing "RN" when they are not
    She's in BIG trouble! :D
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Accepting gifts from patients...
    Once many years ago a resident gave me an angora spread (I had remarked how pretty it was..insisted I have it,I was young didn't know any better..it was a small spread nothing elaborate...well guess...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. You know you're Old School when...
    Wow these shared memories make me feel like a spring chicken!..I do remember metal bedpans though..yikes!..:eek: I read somewhere,something about nurses duties in the 18th century I believe, when...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. when did they stop wearing those cute nurses caps?
    Seems as though here in Fla it was around the late 80's to early 90's in some places,when I left Med/Surg in 90" they were still wearing them and wore them at the LTC until about 91-92"
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses and Coffee
    Love,Love,Love ...Coffee!:redpinkhe Been drinking it since I was 13,Starbucks,Dunkindonuts,Folgers,Maxwellhouse...just has to be strong!
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. When knowing too much can be a bad thing.
    LoL Mike thats why I hate watching,reading medical related stuff..when I went thru nursing school I swear I had it all!..hope everything turns out good!
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How often do you work extra?
    Never...used to when I was younger,I will pitch in if say there is an emergency such as an evacuation due to a Hurricaine or something where I am truley needed,fortunately there are plenty of other...
    Feb 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Would you take a bullet for your colleague?
    A colleague should not even expect this,If I make a mistake then I alone must take the blame..its unethical to handle mistakes any other way
    Feb 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I need some good advice
    At my place of employment LPN's/and CNA's opt to work weekend bailer,which usually includes an evening shift thru the week while they attend school thru the week for their RN/and or LPN
    Feb 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How long did it take you to learn to be on time completing med passes?
    Well I was younger in those days and of course needed my job,and actually I am still there..but that was the norm in LTC and by me speaking up finally...we got additional nurses on the other...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. How long did it take you to learn to be on time completing med passes?
    Hi DebRN,this was night shift many years ago and it did get to that point of unsafe,thats why I told my DON get another nurse or I walk..and no I'm not kidding 70 residents,start meds @ 5am end @...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. I Need A Tubex!!!
    I actually have one of the old metal ones (which I used to use,guess I'm an old timer! and yes I loved using it! :loveya:
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How long did it take you to learn to be on time completing med passes?
    Once you are on your own start your med pass a half hour early for example if your meds are due @ 8am start @ 7:30 am,but have your cart stocked and ready to go before-hand,don't stop and toilet...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Im proud to be an LPN !
    And you should be proud and I for one am proud of you for getting your LPN! Welcome to nursing and welcome to allnurses.com! ~Nina~
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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