Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: lil' girl

From Date
  1. Help New Grad Make a Decision
    Looks like you answered your own question in your second sentence. Good Luck!
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Fungal infection
    When our residents are on antibiotic we always give them yogurt to help offset this exact problem. It actually works on most of the residents (9 out of 10) and most of ours are incontinent. We too...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Question about insulins
    Your patient was right. NEVER mix lantus with other insulins! Glad we have so many that know the right way!
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. how much time for AM med pass?
    I've never heard that pre pulling meds is allowed ANYWHERE! As one of the other posters said its not the speed with which you perform, it is that you do not make mistakes. You are however lucky to...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Do you have dining room duty?
    Yes we have dining room "duty" also. It is for the safety of the residents though. While our CNA's can do the heimlich, they are not allowed to do CPR if it becomes a necessity.
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Judgemental co-worker
    Hmmm...........if she is that bad then why don't the parents complain about her? Just a thought..........
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. CPR Question: Rescue Breaths
    I often wondered that too. Gomer is right though. Also now that we are doing more compressions that makes up for the supposed lack of the 21% oxygen that we are blowing in. Good question!
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. lovenox injections: SC, but where?
    Couple of years ago they started the recommendation that lovenox be given in the love handles. We even had to sign a statement at work that we had been educated on where to give it, and had to keep a...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Error or Not an Error???
    Doesn't your pharmacy provide you with a list of meds NOT TO BE CRUSHED/CUT??
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Leaving meds at bedside in LTC
    WOW! I don't know where some of you work, but good grief, we never, never leave meds bedside. Our basic rule is try three times if they don't take it then consider it a refusal and document. Yep we...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Why are nursing instructors so intimidating?
    To get you ready for the real world. Just wait till you get the patient from hell. Or have to call the MD in the middle of the night. You will think your instructor was a peach!
    Jan 1, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Do you keep in touch with your old nursing instructor?
    NO, NO AND NO!!! Had enough of them in nsg. school
    Jan 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Happy and Prosperous New Year to ALL
    yep! happy!!!
    Jan 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. learn to say it correctly!!
    Ah ha! My pet peeve too! I hear ya!
    Jan 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Question about HIV and patient confidentiality
    hmmmmmmmmmm sounds like you "told" someone else too.
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The things you never forget...
    A family that would not let their loved one have anything to drink or eat and no IV fluids. This patient was able and willing to drink and eat,family stated that they did not want resident to...
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Beating yourself up after an exam.
    They do little things like that in nsg. school to see if you are "paying attention" to detail. Don't be suprised at anything you see. Good luck
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Finished 1st Semester
    Yeah!! Good For YOU!!
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Just got home from orientation
    Good Luck!
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Contact Isolation
    Yep thats it!
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. What was your gpa when you got accepted to an RN or LPN program?
    4.0 when I started LPN school
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My question is:  Why are nurses so mean to each other?
    Pure and simple jealousy about one thing or another.
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Why do people go into nursing?  Is it just the money?
    In it for the money? Are you kidding? No amount of money is worth all the heartache, backstabbing, whining, stress, and I could go on and on. Hearing someone say thank you for helping me, for making...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Things that gross me out....
    mucus, just mucus, yuck!
    Jun 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Don't You Just Want to Scream?!?
    Yep, tell her not to let the door hit her on her way out!
    Jun 8, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


Top