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  1. Flushing JP Drain
    lori999' Thanks. I learn something every day.
    May 21, '02
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Flushing JP Drain
    Why are you flushing a JP? They are usually attached to a bulb or hemovac primed suction.
    May 17, '02
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Universal Health Coverage?
    Have just read alll of the posts and I see that abuse of ER services seems to be universal. It would seem to me that having an NP running an urgent care clinic in every ER would take care of the...
    May 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is anyone from Maine??
    MLL, We're using "travelers". I know that we have a couple in the ER, where we have openings. Have sent you a private message with the hospital web address as I'm not sure if doing so is acceptable...
    May 1, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is anyone from Maine??
    Oops! I think you better make it a private message. I don't think that you can use my email from here.
    May 1, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Is anyone from Maine??
    massEDgirl I work in a small hospital in Sanford. We need ED nurses. Come on down. If you have questions, send me an e-mail. Have worked there for 20+ years. Sandy C.
    May 1, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Is anyone from Maine??
    Kristi915, I'm from Maine. Working as an RN in southern Maine. Will answer any questions that I can. :nurse:
    Apr 29, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. HHS Releases Final Report of RN Survey: Average bedside RN raise= 2% yr
    NRSKarenRN, The address in your post didn't go anywhere. I found the site at the address below. I hope I have posted it so that it will work. ...
    Feb 27, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Roberta Abrahams: A turn in the troublesome road
    Great article. Thanks for posting it. Will pass it on.
    Feb 1, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Survey: Do you carry medical malpractice insurance?
    I didn't carry malpractice insurance when I first started working as a nurse. But that was in 1958 and no RN that I knew even thought about insurance at that time. Took a few years off and came...
    Jan 31, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. New grads vrs renewed oldies
    It does seem that some good refresher courses for Rn's that have not worked for several years would make sense. Have not seen this suggestion anywhere lately. Taking a refresher course got me back...
    Jan 18, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Nursing Images!!!!!!!!
    What can we do to improve our image? Read "From Silence to Voice" by Bernice Buresh & Suzanne Gordon The subtitle is "What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public. It's food for thought...
    Jan 14, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. JT, Karen and other activist
    Canoehead, Things are a little slow with ANA-Maine because they are a new association. I joined in Nov.2001 and still don't have my card and am not receiving the AJN yet. Have been assured by one...
    Jan 9, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Nursing Standards?
    I believe that there are now 2 nurse associations in Maine. ANA-Maine ( I am a member) and Maine State Nurses Association. Both are actively working to improve staffing and we now have a law...
    Nov 20, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. When will you retire?
    I retired last week. Am working my two week notice. Have been working on Med/Surg unit, 2 days a week, for 20+ years. 10+ of those as Clinical Leader. Will now do per diem, and orienting of new...
    Aug 22, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Do you/ did you have a Nurses Cap? Pin?
    Still have 2 of my original caps. They are tricornered and made from old sheets from the hospital where I trained(diploma)by our pediatric nursing instructor in her spare time. We were capped after...
    Aug 20, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. From Silence to Voice : What Nurses Know ...
    I bought "From Silence to Voice", read it and found it empowering. We are indeed to silent about what we do. If we don't speak up no one else will. Have been speaking up these days. It's a great...
    Aug 18, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Epidural bolusing by RN's
    Was asked to bolus a new epidural(for post op pain control) and declined to do so as I did not feel qualified and was not sure if it was approved by our Board of Nursing. Is this something(epidural...
    Jul 17, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Epidural bolusing by RN's
    Was asked to bolus a new epidural(for post op pain control) and declined to do so as I did not feel qualified and was not sure if it was approved by our Board of Nursing. Is this something that most...
    Jul 17, '01
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. Congressional Research Service Report
    Sometimes the most simple statements get the point across. Here is mine to our govenor: An exhausted nurse is not the nurse you want to take care of you or your loved ones. The stakes are to high and...
    Jul 11, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. value of med/surg experience?
    Congratulations on graduating and welcome to the wonderful world of nursing. I think that you have made a wise decision to work on a med/surg unit.Med/surg nursing is "a specialty". You will learn...
    Jul 9, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Universal healthcare grassroots movement
    Sunday July 8,2001 Portland Press Herald, Portland Maine INTERVIEW with Howard R. Buckley: As policymakers struggle with managed care, the CEO of Portland's Mercy Hospital champions universal...
    Jul 8, '01
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Head nurse
    I have been charge nurse, now called clinical leader, for several years now and I have always felt that part of my responsibility is to pick up the slack and help in any way that I can. My patient...
    Jul 7, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Newly licensed and ready to begin my "New Life", but scared to death!
    Congratulations! And welcome to the wonderful world of nursing. It's a rewarding, exhausting, exciting, ever changing profession. You will do fine. Insist on an open ended orientation, that is, an...
    Jul 4, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Newly licensed and ready to begin my "New Life", but scared to death!
    congratulations! and welcome to the wonderful world of nursing. it's a rewarding, exhausting, exciting, ever changing profession. you will do fine. insist on an open ended orientation, that is, an...
    Jul 4, '01
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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