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  1. Another Bites the Dust
    I get to quit next November! :yes: Looking forward to that. What part of Northern CA? The real Northern CA (north of Sacramento) or SF, which is more in the middle? :sneaky: Best wishes . ....
    Oct 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Dear Parents...
    It is the parent's responsibility . . . don't budge.
    Oct 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. God Hates Nurses Now
    Actually, can we leave the Fox-bashing out of this discussion? Many of us have already posted that there has been nothing on Fox that blames the nurses and in fact, they've been outspoken in support...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    I work hospice now so am rarely in the hospital. But I talked with our infection control nurse and they are in the midst of trying to get their ducks in a row so to speak. I also work as the...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. God Hates Nurses Now
    On AN's FB page, this thread is linked and a post there showed an interview with a Registered Nurse being interviewed on Fox after showing the interview with the whistleblower, Briana Aguirre . . . ....
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. God Hates Nurses Now
    Thanks - I was going to say the same thing. That Ms. Raggedy Ann Hair would have made me the most mad though - she's an employee and should have known better than to let you sit there for an...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    I think so . . . there is no group on earth that is exempt from "writing these sorts of opinions out on a public forum for all to see". And you must not have ever hung out on a doc's forum or been in...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    Actually, there have been threads only meant to support AN members who've gone through a crisis like a family member dying. Coming onto those threads to stir things up would be pretty darn mean. ...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    I agree with OCNRN - maybe the OP can ask the mods to remove the posts that bring in other subjects (like above which is off topic) besides what the OP intended? There are many other threads to...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    I keep thinking, as a former ER nurse, that it depends on which kind of thermometer used as well. We did an experiment during a downtime in the ER where we took everyone's temp with the tympanic,...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. most gross and sad situation
    Yeah . . .I just took a kiddo to the ER. No details because I want to remain anonymous. May I say I'm frustrated with these parents?
    Oct 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. most gross and sad situation
    Even well-off people with clean houses have cockroaches ;) Not sure this is a CPS issue. I've had a bug fly into my ear . . .. it felt like a huge bug but turned out to be one of those fruit...
    Oct 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I agree - and ran across an opinion piece this morning talking about the frenzy. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/opinion/frank-bruni-scarier-than-ebola.html?_r=0
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. Yesterday
    Our hospice does the same - great training. On all boundary issues as a matter of fact. I'm sorry too Ruas61. That was not right.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  15. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    Maybe so. I'll bow out.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    Oh my gosh, really? You are going to yank my chain about that? :facepalm: I meant brain cancer. Cancer of the brain. A terminal illness.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I heard today that in Africa, over 200 doctors and nurses have succumbed to Ebola. Here's an article about that from August 2014. It is worse today of course. ...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Yesterday
    Interesting. This reminded me of an ER patient who was brought in from the local golf course where he had collapsed. His wife was called and walked in as we were continuing to code him as the...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    Hi - I said "unknowingly" . . . . and I acknowledged that this was MY reaction when hearing the news. My particular bias comes from caring for a friend who died of brain cancer recently and from...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    Welcome to hospice vampiregirl. You have a good attitude. A good friend recently died of a brain tumor. She opted out of surgery because it would be risky and her quality of life would most...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. Miss Manners for Nurses
    I don't mind if someone uses an endearment . . . . depending on the person of course. You could have some smarmy creepy guy saying it. There is one CNA I work with who is older than I am and...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    Hi Lindarn - long time no see. :) I don't know where you live but I've seen medical students, interns, and even residents treated like they are waaaay less than demi-gods. Interns do the...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Miss Manners for Nurses
    I had to chuckle to myself a bit ago as someone came by my office with chocolate macaroon cookies made by a physician's wife after I said "They look really good but no thanks. I'm dieting". She...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Miss Manners for Nurses
    :blink: I will acknowledge that being the wife of a diabetic who pays no attention to his food choices and has had to start insulin after many many chances to nip this in the bud by better food...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Asthma Uncertainty
    Thanks for the update. Yes, EV-D68 is dangerous for kids with asthma. Well, any respiratory illness is dangerous to them for that matter. Last year, 96 kids died from influenza. Glad he...
    Oct 13
    Forum: School Nurses


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