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  1. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    This doctor has probably done this many times before. Once a wonanizer, always a womanizer. His wife may well be aware of what he does. Maybe she turns a blind eye to it.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Do you hop around?
    Because it is. Just relax and stop making med pass harder than it is.
    Sep 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Do you have (or are you) a bully queen of the ICU?
    Because they see themselves in them & it may scare them that they are like that.
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Being Asked to Come in and Work as CNA...
    Right because the RN/LPN working as a CNA does NOT have the keys, so they are just in the CNA capacity and will report anything to the nurse in charge of those residents or patients. I do not...
    Aug 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student.
    Thank you! ! Some of the self-righteous nurses on here drive me nuts. That us why I rarely post on here.
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Do you "tell" Facebook where you work?
    Exactly! FB is what you make of it. I rarely post statuses about work or anything. I just mostly play games. Some of the political stuff makes me LOL though.
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How much do nurses make?
    Reading some of these salaries, I understand why many have a second job. That is so not right!
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How much do nurses make?
    LPN in Las Vegas between $20-$25/hr
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Feeling Guilty After Calling in Sick...
    I totally agree!
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. CSN RN Spring 2015
    Why don't you ask CSN about the course requirements for the Nursing Program. I am sure they will give you the correct information. Health care work experience could mean anything from CNA, PCT, or...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Weekly Weights
    I am not a DON or anything, but where I work the Restorative Aides are responsible for all weights. Daily, weekly & monthly. They are also responsible for writing a NN on weight. For example, res...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  12. Can This Be fixed? LTC
    Yes it can be fixed! I do not get why the ADON or DON is checking up on this stuff! It seems the only solution would be to start doing coachings on those who are not doing what they are supposed...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. No name nursing school OR one with minimal clinical time
    I had 20 hours a week for clinicals & that was for Practical Nursing. I believe we had to have 700 total hours of clinical time to be able to sit for the NCLEX-PN. I went to a public technical...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Vent! PEG tube replacement
    Exactly^^^ At the facilities I have always worked at this is what we always have done. I know you are supposed to get an X-ray to confirm placement but, it is not always feasible. The first time I...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Vent! PEG tube replacement
    I work in LTC also. I have had residents dislodge them; I have just replaced them or used a foley. Attach a y-port connector to the foley and check placement and resume feeding. The facility I am at...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. accu checks in ltc
    Where I work, we have orders for our Diabetics. Some Residents we check ac & hs, others BID usually at 6:30am & 4:30pm, and some just weekly. As for Levemir/Lantus, I was taught to never hold long...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. RNs vs LPNs
    I work at a 5 star rated facility and we have more LPNs than RNs. I did not know the higher the rating, the higher the acuity. And to answer your question....the RNs are at the hospital trying to...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  18. About how much does a  Med tech make an hour starting out?
    ^^^^^^THIS!!!!!!! Just because you are a nurse does not mean no more wiping butts; heck, you may not even have a CNA to do it or the aides are busy and guess what.............YOU will have to do...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Am I limiting myself?
    Stay right where you are! Be thankful you have a Tx Nurse You will get experience and kearn more than you realize. I would live a LTC job like that!
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. OMG Say it correctly!
    I get what you are saying. I work with a nurse who cannot even get pronounceable names correct. I work LTC so it is not like our population is changing day to day. It just drives me bananas that some...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. About how much does a  Med tech make an hour starting out?
    Seriously, if you cannot handle being an aide what makes you think you can handle being a nurse. Just think about it
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. LPN charge nurse position
    ^^^This sbout sums it up!
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. What helps you sleep after night shift?
    I have never haf a problem sleeping either. Been working nights on & off for 20 years. I actually prefer nights anyways!
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. SNF rehab unit 25 patients to one nurse
    25 to 30 is the norm. You will get used to it once you get to know your residents. There is a Tx nurse where I work, but charge nurses do everything else. And a charge nurse in LTC is not the same in...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. New Grad BSN RN...offered position into LTC post hospital unit as charge nurse
    Being a "charge" nurse in LTC is way fifferent than in a hospital. All nurses in LTC are charge nurses whether LPN/RN. You will be doing the med passes, setting up MD appts, setting up trandpirtation...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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