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  1. so ready to quit
    Let it out sister I know just how you feel. Just remember you got to take care of yourself and your Kids!
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Problems at the SNF
    Agree with above. Plus always give your meds out on time or not.
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Advice please!
    Yep, understand perfectly what you said. If I were you I wouldn't go into any new job with that mind set. You will get chewed up and spit out, maybe by an LPN just like me.
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Question on Washcloth and bathing
    Nothing wrong with using a soapy washcloth. It is more comfortable for the person being cleansed, and normal washing and drying takes care of your concerns about it being gross.
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Nursing Haiku
    I was wondering if any one would like to try a hand at comming up with some nursing haikus? Thought it could be somthing fun to try. I will give it a try first:Clean bedside commode/You comfort me...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. LTC nurses-Are you worried about being fired?
    No way! But where I work is really awesome so....
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. How long was you orientation traing when you started in LTC?
    4 12 hour shifts. That is one on each hall then on my own.
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Is this Safe?  Census: 45 / ID Bands: 0 / # of Nurses: 1
    I don't know what state you are in but there are regs for how many residents per nurse/aide you can have depending on the shift. I work 7p-7a and have 44 residents (this is at an 88 bed facility with...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Question About Stretched Ears
    I have 1'' gauges and no on where i work cares (LTC) I even wear those silicone flesh tunnels. But thats my situation, you better believe that in nursing school I wore those flesh colored plugs, in...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. My Teacher Hates me!!!!
    Really? Troll?
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. When Do I Tell My Boss . . . . ?
    ((((Ruby))))
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. what do you want to hear during report??
    Maybe you would like to know if the residents are crushed meds or thick liquids. I like to know if anything acute going on so I can check it out while I'm down the halls. If they fell or have a new...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. No call no show?
    I have made the director aware of all of this (as she should already know). And I will leave it at that for now. I don't want to be b**** that tries to get people fired, but I will if I have to....
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. New nurse here. How do I overcome a suspension from work?
    Supervisor in a LTC will mean being responsible for everyone on your unit ( or most likely the entire home). You will have to call the MD, take off orders, deal with family, treatments, help with...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. New nurse here. How do I overcome a suspension from work?
    Sorry, but I am curious about why you were suspended for 3days? Sorry, you do not have to share but just wondering.
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. New nurse here. How do I overcome a suspension from work?
    Nursing homes are super busy. Like any where from 20 to 40 patients (depending on your shift) busy. A lot of what is done is medpass and charting. Also you need eyes in the back of your head to watch...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. No call no show?
    I really wonder if she has been disciplined for attendance, but I just don't know. My meltdown last night came down to the fact both of my 11-7 CNAs were out. One of them called out the other was a...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. No call no show?
    What should be done about a no call no show? Is it grounds for termination? I ask because we had one tonight and it really ticked me off. It is so hard to find someone to come in after 1100 pm. This...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Am I freak for charting meds as I pull them?
    I check the MAR, check the res pulse and give eye drops then pull the meds and give then sign( for each individual res). I usually start at 730a and get done at 930a. Not always though. I try to pull...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    My husband was filling out some paperwork and it asked him to describe his general health was and he answered "perfect". I thought it was cute!
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    Some times we have no other choice but to send to ER. I get ERs are a busy, busy place, but when one of our residents falls at noc and hits their head and the like they are going to have to go. We...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    To be honest, I can't remember who we were sending out or why. It was years ago when I was a new nurse and my skin was much thinner :). Our Doc does like to use the "send to ER for eval and tx as...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    By the nurse taking report, i was actually told once that if it was such an emergency that i should be sending the res to the main hospital which was at least an hour away from our facility...when i...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    Give me an example of a good report to give to an ER that i would be sending a res to. I give pertinent info along with what they can and can not do like ambulation or orientation, but what can make...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. G-tube insertion
    Check your orders. We have orders that go may change 18 fr gt with 5 cc balloon prn. Pegs cant be replaced in facility, they have to go out. I had a resident the other day who had to send out for a...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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