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  1. Taking picture of patient?
    I did not recall anywhere in the original post where it stated this 'celebrity' gave consent, there is no guarentee that this said photo does not have someone in the background whose privacy it may...
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Probably a dumb question from a nursing student
    It NOT legal! Period! The unliscenced people present pose a risk to patient safety.
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. ok, am I boring?
    And...What is wrong with that? Nothing at all!
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Pt's mom asks to you lie to the pt---What to do?
    That is Omission and still wrong, Never lie to any patient no matter what and never purposly withold info.
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Taking picture of patient?
    Unless that nurse had expressed consent by that patient, the photo was a violation of the person's privacy, along with meeting the same patient in the ER (even if she was off the clock) was also...
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Probably a dumb question from a nursing student
    Yes the state I am in requires a certification in order to pass surgical instruments. If a person is not an RN they are a CST (certified scrub tech) It is a patient liability issue not a student...
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. New Grad to the OR....good decision?
    I too went from nursing school to the OR however, the hospital I worked at also required a rotation in other areas prior to being soley in the OR. I did ER, PACU, NICU, ICU, Gen floor, and...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Probably a dumb question from a nursing student
    The chagrin of the physicians is understandable...Legally a nursing student should only be in the OR to observe NOT to scrub in and hand instruments...The patients have the right to not have...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Am I over-thinking, or are these just bad test questions?
    Oh, the question regarding the nurse behaviour...It is not unprofessional to not speak but it is discurtious...How do you know that the nurse isnt trying to not disrupt the patients rest? has a sore...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Am I over-thinking, or are these just bad test questions?
    Reading the questions and answers, I got them all correct according to what I know as an RN and what your instructor claims is the most correct answer. I would have to ask you if maybe you are...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Things you've seen in the O.R that made your teeth crinch?
    UHmmmmm.........WHAT? That is NOT something I have EVER seen...I think that could classify as patient abandonment. You were a student? alone ? in the OR with a patient under anesthesia? and no one...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Things you've seen in the O.R that made your teeth crinch?
    I will NEVER EAT AGAIN....Blechhhhhhhh:uhoh3::bugeyes::barf02::sstrs:
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Funny things said by ortho surgeons in the OR
    *GASP*...............(sucking air into lungs)......I think I hurt myself from laughing!!!!!!:lol2::yeah::bow::bugeyes::loveya:
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Why did you retire or become inactive?
    I am inactive right now because I was told by my former employer that I would not have any accomodations granted to me (I used to work in the OR with profound hearing loss) but one day very suddenly...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  15. Any Deaf, Hard of hearing Nurses?
    KatrinaAnne- Yes I would love a chance to chat with you.
    Jul 6, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. Hearing impaired nurses
    I am a Deaf RN, the term 'hearing impaired" is offensive. I suggest reading the ADA and checking the school's requirements on student instruction, perhaps talking with a counselor at the school.
    Jul 6, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. What are the chances of being fired as a nurse?
    well, let's see....don't be like me and have a genetic condition that steals your hearing away and disintegrates you with cerebellar ataxia, yeah because that is why my boss "let me go" even though I...
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. can an unlicensed nursing assistant empty foley's?
    I believe that it would be a yes however, information that might be clinical important such as I/O needs to be accuratly recorded if not by them then by a supervising RN.
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "nurse" arrested for practicing 2 yrs without a license
    Because she worked under false pretenses, thus it is fraud and as such it is considered stealing and she must pay restitution.
    Oct 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Depression because of hearing loss
    Ditto here, im a deaf RN (level below 120 dec straight across) and If I can be an RN, then so can anyone...Im here also if you need additional support.
    Oct 24, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Moderate hearing loss
    I would suggest that you check with the accredidation of that private school. If they receive ANY funding from the government, then they are required by ADA law to accomodate your reasonable...
    Oct 24, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. OR Pet peeves
    I can think of a few that have perterbed me once or twice...How about when you have cases all day and find out in the middle of the day the next patient is severly allergic to any latex? why is this...
    Oct 23, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. I hope that they get the same compassion some day
    They did surgery to prevent her body from going septic and possibly into shock then dying...that's why. And do you honestly believe that anyone can be comfortable with eight gangreneous toes? I think...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. HOH -possible for RN job?
    Well, truth be told I have been an OR nurse for going on 9 years and I have progressive bilateral profound deafness and I am one of THE MOST sought RN in the OR. If someone has a problem or question,...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. longest surgery?
    I had an exceptionally long case one time...I had been at work at 6 AM until 3 pm then an emergency case came in and since I was the "on call" person I got to enjoy the surgery. It was a knee scope...
    Oct 21, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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