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  1. Proposed Bill"Certified Geriatric Specialists" CNA passing meds and doing tx
    Where does the liability lie? I can appreciate CNA's desirous of more training, possibility of a bridge to RN/LPN and the possibiblity of more money-- and I think the liability is too great. The...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Loss
    I am truly sorry both for you and your staff and the family of the new baby. What a nightmare. Remember to heal yourself along the way!
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. religion and nursing
    Respecting others is precisely the issue. The way you do this is the utmost of good spirituality. Morals, who's right and who's wrong, don't count as spirituality. Sounds like you are on the higher...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. needing some advice...
    Volunteering is a wonderful and non-threatening way to see and hear alot about nursing. Go for it!!-- in as many areas as you can stand.
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Did I miss my calling?
    You've gotten alot of great advice!! It's tough-- but you sound like compassion is still part of your fabric. It just takes getting back in touch every once in a while. Here are 4 of the most simple...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I need ideas for a research question
    How about outcome based medical intervention in otherwise natural childbirth. It seems in my experience many, many medical interventions (eg. breaking water,monitors: exterior and interior, vaccuum...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Logically prioritizing Nurs. Dx.
    I was taught to list and not worry about priority. Each entry has a priority in your care tactics. Each entry also has its own time line, care plan, and hopefully-- completion date. On another note,...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Need help with charting and time management
    I've been at this game for 15 years as an RN now-- 9 years as a NAC before that. School is a great place to get the theory of it figured out but when I found myself the real world I relied on staff...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What is right, what is wrong?
    You could be my nurse anytime. Good job of fighting for the care of your patient and taking on the system to do it!! I think the employer should be responsible for the reporting to the state...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Help me!!!
    I think you 've got some good advice. Unless you started out in a trauma center or something many situations aren't that intense. It will grow on you as you get better at focusing on investigating...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is it appropriate for Risk Management to discipline?
    This, so far, has already been a long and difficult task. It has now lasted just shy of one and a half years! Every month I hoped to be able to add a happy update, but.... Presently, I have jumped...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  12. Is it appropriate for Risk Management to discipline?
    Yes, by all means. There is a facility wide policy for RNs to initiate care based on need. Based on this, an unconscious person in the facility (at my feet), my assessment of symptomatic...
    Dec 26, '03
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  13. Is it appropriate for Risk Management to discipline?
    Thanks for your feedback. My thought is still this: I and the facility are more liable for non-involvement of an unconscious visitor than we are for intervening and stabalizing.... even if we are...
    Dec 24, '03
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  14. pain in the ed
    WOW!! Emote away!! I don't recall anyone saying pain doesn't exist or noones pain but my own is real and needs to be treated...... and at the same time there is a universally recognized phenomena of...
    Dec 23, '03
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  15. Article- male nurses leave nursing faster, all new grads leaving in record #s
    anectdotal entry I have friends and acquaintances which are leaving nursing to pursue other areas of health care. The reasons included: politics, QA's leading to disciplinary actions, short...
    Dec 21, '03
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. myocitis, help!
    To my knowledge, this is a non-specific "muscle inflammation". Non specific in both its etiology and scope.
    Dec 20, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nursing in Washington
    Travel nursing is also a great option. One can try many different hospitals in many different regions.........bonuses etc. Wages and benes are competetive and schedules can be flexible.
    Dec 20, '03
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  18. Is it appropriate for Risk Management to discipline?
    Please survey my situation and give me your reaction. My 19yo son came to visit me at my hospital. While he was diatribing to me about how sick he was and receiving my wrath for not taking care of...
    Dec 16, '03
    Forum: Legal Nursing


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