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  1. I know I did the right thing
    You did the right thing in notifying the doc. Dont ever doubt that.
    10:00 am
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Why do nurses make the worse patients?
    Is it because we know too much ? Or we have seen worse things in patients? Im not sure but I know that I make the worse patient. Long story short: My one hour gtt at 28 weeks was 140. My Ob notifies...
    7:46 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Screw up
    No biggie. I personally always prime insulin pens. Force of habit I guess.
    7:23 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Plastic surgery
    Your employer needs to ensure proper training/orientation to the OR.
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. When will I ever get time management?
    Time management will come with time and experience. Have you tried starting your med pass earlier? If meds are due at 0600 start around 0430-0500. Cluster your care. Prioritize and use your CNAs to...
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. LTC what's the easiest shift to work?
    For me, 11p-7 a was the easiest shift. No admits, less medications to pass, less interruptions. However, I liked 7a-3p the best because it went by really fast, due to it being generally busy during...
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    I work in postpartum and I'm still unclear about how we should treat the mom and baby diagnosed with ebola. When we asked our clinical spec. she really had no clue. I still feel very unprepared.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Resigned... then hospital wants me back???
    Trust your gut and leave
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Newborn Bath
    We bath our newborns when they have a temp of 98.0 f higher at 2 hours of life.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Job position for L&D, POSTPARTUM, NURSERY
    We have L/D and postpartum. The NBN is staffed by postpartum nurses, as we rotate to be in the nursery.
    Oct 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Making Shift Assignments
    At my job, if the same nurse is coming back for the next shift then, she will have her team back. The charge nurses work hard to divide the patients up fairly. For example: No one nurse should have...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Full vs part time scheduling rights
    My unit signs up based on senority. The nurses that have worked there the longest signs up first regardless of FT/PT or PRN status.
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. God Hates Nurses Now
    Welp, you can fix stupid. He was clearly an idiot !
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. ICU pay differential?
    Why should ICU nurses be paid more ? In my area all nurses are paid the same unless you are float pool.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. Just Finished WGU RN-BSN
    Congrats !!!!!
    Oct 18
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  16. Hate my new job...
    Ugh, that place sounds like a hell hole. I would hang in there until something else better comes along. My first nursing job was like this and I managed to make it through my first year. It was not...
    Oct 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    It is so easy to judge her actions when you were not in her shoes isnt it? I pray both nurses have a speedy recovery.
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Forced Resignation - looking for advice
    At this point , just resign. Give yourself some time to reflect and grieve then start applying elsewhere. I have been there in your shoes and trust me, you will come back from this.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Almost done-itis
    Just keep going. One assignment at a time.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. Almost done-itis
    We can do it !!!! Almost there.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Almost done-itis
    I have three classes, and 12 weeks left before I'm done with my RN-BSN program. I'm am struggling bad to complete them. I'm so tired of writing papers, discussion, and application assignments. I just...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Had to code my best friends husband
    My heart goes out to his wife, his family and you. What a horrible situation.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Miss Manners for Nurses
    C. Pass the fork. ( I rarely turn down a piece of pie!)
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Which unit has the most code blues?
    I would say IR and CVICU.
    Oct 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Clinical Rotations
    Sometimes I have students shadow me and other times the student will work 1:1 with the instructor. They together will do an assessment, medication, documentation and etc. I'm very protective of my...
    Oct 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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