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  1. I GOT AN INTERVIEW!!!! Questions I should anticipate....
    Strength and weakness. Be prepared for who would you attend to first? etc you've gotten good advice already.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Drug Screen question
    as long as it's prescribed you are fine.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How to approach a GNA about taking long breaks....
    what everyone else says, a write up after you've tried to deal with it on your terms and it didn't work, a write up is good. It's not excusable to go on longer breaks than is written in the policy. ...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. in a difficult situation with "natural med" friend
    You are a mandated reporter so report her, yes home remedies work but geez with what you're saying she's putting her child in EXTREME jeopardy.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. what is comfort care only?
    Our advance directovers state what they want. Usually is the pt. is comfort care we do comfort care with PRN ativan or PRN morphine. Usually VS are not done but i usually do O2 sats and resps. 02...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. How do they rotate your days off?
    Four days on two days off so at least you get a weekend at least once a month
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. LTC facility-TAKE DOWN THAT ARTWORK NOW!!!
    State takes things to the extreme at some points without thinking about the feelings of the residents
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. First Code Blue on my patient!
    YOu did everything completely right, and if I was a patient I'd want you as my nurse. Stop blaming yourself, it is what it is, I know easier said than done but you did well. It's okay...it was her...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Evening Med Pass Question
    evening med pass is hard, you have sundowners etc. Once you get to know the meds and the patients I feel it would be a lot easier for you. I hear you with being late, and well nothing you can do...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Applied and was offered a Job Unsure
    What shift is this on? Yes that's normal, and yes it's overwhelming, but if you have good management skills you can do it, if now you'll learn :)
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. What is your definition of a good manager?
    Someone who listens and takes your complaints and does something about it. Someone who is approachable. Someone who works the floor if short staffed. Someone who gives you POSITIVE feedback...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Has anyone ever been accused of elderly abuse
    No way, never ever would I abuse and elderly patient that is wrong. Completely wrong.
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. LTC is not for wimps!
    Love this and thankyou for telling us LTC is not for wimps, it isn't. And it's a lot of hard work thankyou for your respect.
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Staff and artificial nails
    I never wear fake nails as a nurse I can scratch or hurt a patient with them needless to say the hygeinic factor. How to enforce? Talk to them, give them a verbal warning, then written etc.
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. BSN Homework help
    2. Describe how you demonstrate appropriate team building and collaborative strategies when working with interprofessional teams. I work nocs, I treat my CNA's with respect, total and utter...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The chance they'll touch you is inversely proportionate to their hygiene level...
    THanks for the good laugh, it's true.
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. New Grad RN...Why can't I hear lung sounds!!
    hate to say this but are you listening in the correct anatomical positions? Is your hearing okay, can you hear heart sounds or bowel sounds okay? Do you have the stethescope turned correctly? Are...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Can't get a hold of Dr.!
    Call the medical director.
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Are BSN prepared Nurses having a tough time as well?
    Get a BSN there are more oppurtunities
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Med Pass 3-11 shift
    quite a bit, you'll get the hang of it eventually you'll know exactly what meds need to be given out, hang in there and good luck
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nursing Anxiety
    It's natural for me, on my Monday's I"m like you when I sleep I have dreams of work and what I do it's not uncommon for me to wake up anxious. How long have you been a nurse. It's also a self...
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Do acute care nurses look down on LTC nurses
    Thankyou for your replies and I'm reading them avidly. Also now LTC is not just for "old people" we get quite a lot of younger patients for rehad and piccs and ivs and trachs etc. I love my work in...
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Do acute care nurses look down on LTC nurses
    Have you thought about home health. Many people in home health are elderly. I was hired after I worked in LTC to home health and it's a blessing...give that a shot.
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Do acute care nurses look down on LTC nurses
    By the way in my town I make more than acute care nurses in hospital.........much more...that should say a lot
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do acute care nurses look down on LTC nurses
    Thankyou thankyou thankyou for this reply. It is very hard in LTC, and you have to be on your feet to be a good LTC nurse
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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