Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: manjaNurse

From Date
  1. Working in Australia
    Hi, I'm a RN from Singapore with 11 years of experience, in various settings - Burns, Internal Medicine, Community care, Palliative care, etc.... I am thinking of working in Australia permanently....
    Feb 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. What's the scariest thing you've ever seen as a nurse?
    this does not happened to me. It was told by one of my much senior staff nurse. A patient chased her during night shift with a glass bottle and shouting that he wanted to kill her! Patient had...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. If you could do it all over.....
    It sounds as if you are burnt out. I do agree that nursing has changed its meaning...it is more like a customer service...the customer's always right. I have been in nursing for 11 years only and...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Code Blue Experiences
    I'll never forget this - she said, "We don't necessarily do it for the pts, we do it to give the families time to say good bye." Wow! new perspective... mine - one man came in at the start of...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. And the disease of the week is...
    yup yup yup...stomachache and headaches are very popular!! why don't i think of colouring books?! what a great idea!
    Jan 25, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    When my infant had his routine immunisation injection, I was holding him and explaining to him what the nurse is doing and what will happen next. The nurse looked at me and asked, 'Are you a nurse...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. share the weirdest reasons patients push the call light for
    Oh ok i remembered one man! He had a lung transplant, not from a human, but from a pig. he did it in some country and seeked treatment in Singapore because he was not really functioning well. He...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. share the weirdest reasons patients push the call light for
    A few times while I was on duty, the call lights beep on their own....from empty rooms or empty toilets....and the doors were locked from the inside! now, what's up with that?!
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    Oh God, I thank You for not having to go tru d worst like all of those nurses here!! my grossest - was doing home care a few years back. Patient refused BKA. I haf to do dressing. pt said put on...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. need your valuable help again pls
    i have 4 cards/notes - Green: teacher to fill up, name n class, date n time, and tick the problem or write, and remarks to be taken seriously or not. Blue - from me to the teacher, what has been...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Logging students in ??
    does that mean each visit will be recorded twice? One in the log book and the other on their cards? That means I have a LOT of things to do now!!! Once the cards are up, should I copy each kid's...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Logging students in ??
    I just wrote everything in a logbook. each kid has their own medical sheet of cos, and the one with problems has a separate emergency plan. i want dis kind of system too so its easier to monitor...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Classroom Fitness....
    Thank you for posting this! I need some ideas too!
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Now it's nausea
    Thanks guys! I am lucky to get a good principal! She's backing me up. This teacher is not new but she has had problems in the past of being "unstable" (that came from my principal btw). She even...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. RN and Autism Mom
    Hi all, I am from Singapore and I have never heard of this side of nursing though I've been a RN for more than 10yrs. I have worked in a residential home for the intellectually disabled before,...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  16. Now it's nausea
    Hi all, Thanks for the replies on my topic "tiredness?" posted yesterday. Today the same teacher came to me and said 4-5 kids in her class are having stomachache and nausea. 2 of them were the...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Tiredness?
    Welcome back everyone! Hope all of you have had a goooood break! Current problem - teachers have been sending students who are tired or sleepy AND demand me to send them home! What do you guys do...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Who should administer meds when nurse not available?
    thanks flare!! i like the consent part! I already told my principal the idea of hiring a sub nurse as well!
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. policy on throwing up
    My country (singapore) ministry of health advised children who has vomited 2x or more within 24 hrs to see a doctor. So only if they vomited twice, I'll send them home. Unless of course its...
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Who should administer meds when nurse not available?
    thanks for the reply... My country will not allow medcines to be handled by non-medical staffs. That is why I am not sure how to handle this issue.
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. What supplies do you take during a fire drill?
    Oh God! I don't have a list at all! How am I supposed to grab all the Epipens/inhalers? My whole cupboard is full of them.
    Nov 26, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Who should administer meds when nurse not available?
    Hi all, I am the only nurse taking care of a thousand plus students. How do I ensure that medicines are given out when I'm not around? Currently, I instruct the admin to administer the...
    Nov 26, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Hyperbaric and Autism
    Hi, I'm a school nurse. I have an autistic son. Does hyperbaric really helps?
    Nov 9, '10
    Forum: Hyperbaric Nursing
  24. Cough - send home?
    Hi all, I've been having this problem a few times already. Some teachers are so concerned that the child was coughing in class. These few times, they have send the children to me to send them...
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. PARENTS!!!!
    You know what I did? I laughed at them who look down on us. What do they have? shift work? working on holidays? children who are confused with their working hours? i have experiences in acute care...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: School Nurses


Top