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  1. URGENT: Are CDC Ebola Guidelines 'Good Enough'?
    They need to train them for it even if it's only for educational value and because they might deal with diseases even worse than this one.
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. most gross and sad situation
    I think there are ways that a patient's family can handle these problems without bringing them in. There are times when bringing someone in takes too long or is not feasible, so there needs to be...
    Oct 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. An off-shoot of Kalipso's "poor standards of care" thread
    Sometimes, it's a matter of making them see that there actually is a toxic environment.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Moral Distress and Patient Advocacy
    I wish more violations could be resolved inside the facility. I HATE big productions like calling the state on someone who didn't use gloves during patient care just because a supervisor says we...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Average wait time from interview to offer?
    In the past I have called them and said, "Hi, this is S...." "May I have some feedback on my application?" In my own case, it seemed to speed up the hiring process.
    Aug 5
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Extricating accident victims is more dangerous in this day and age?
    I hear rumors about modern day cars which now ALL have power locks and windows. From what I hear about it, it's dangerous and complicated to extricate people out of these cars. The paramedics...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Are humans poisoning themselves and the planet?
    Anyone who reads and watches the news knows there are countless ways we poison ourselves both knowingly and unknowingly. I cut way back on meat because of my fear that it carries disease. I also...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Can a Nurse Punch a Patient in Self-Defense?
    I remember blocking someone in self-defense and I had witnesses. My supervisor wanted to know if I took lessons in self-defense and understood that this was a built in reaction. I can't remember...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What to do: ED physician brought dog to work
    My first concern in these cases is always about the comfort of the animal and if they have what they need. I also think that these pets are not always as cute to other people as they are to the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Experience, per diem work and being a mom
    Speaking only for myself, I was always worried sick when my own child was young and I had to go to work and leave her in the care of others. I sometimes wish I had found some way around it.
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Home Health Question
    Home health work situations are all different just like facilities are all different. Your only real option is to try it for a while and don't let one or two clients make you decide you don't...
    May 31
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Nurse accidentally throws out kidney before transplant
    "Let me give you report before you go on the floor." It's the good places that say this. The others expect you to figure it out for yourself and they get adamant about it.
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Nurse accidentally throws out kidney before transplant
    "It also temporarily suspended its live kidney donation program until undergoing reviews that led to procedural changes it believes will keep the mistake from happening again." quoted from above...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Insurance claims can be rejected for what?
    I just came across a strange detail in my reading. "Insurance companies can reject a claim if both "employed" and "full-time student" are marked" on a CMS 1500 claim form. No explanation is...
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    Only sometimes do I think this.
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    What better place to do a little research on societal issues than a public forum. Here is my thought on it. Every day, somewhere in the world, someone is exploited for educational purposes. Is...
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    I know now that there are some sane people out there after all.
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    Was she really bad? I can't answer that. People don't have to be touched to feel violated. As one poster already said, maybe it was just my own perception. I think what set me off was the...
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    No no music, just a class lecture that was all pushed into the background because this situation distracted me from what they were trying to teach.
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    Part of what irritated me and why I'm talking about it years later is that the state board was so insensitive in their reply to me. They insisted that disrobing was a part of training students and...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation?
    The idea that "the time is gone so the feeling is gone," should be avoided. I notice that this is a common complaint among victims of abuse. It was years ago but this does not make it less...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Do you think eating in the classroom is rude?
    1. They did not clean up after themselves. They left trash sitting around. 2. I did not send in a complaint to make them miserable. 3. When their noise is distracting me from my work that is...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Do you think eating in the classroom is rude?
    In this case, they were loud and distracting and it was the attitude they were doing it with. Believe me they did make a lot more noise than someone taking notes. They sat all around me when...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Do you think eating in the classroom is rude?
    For this reason, don't bring your textbooks to work, try not to do your reading while doing patient care, and then all the noise won't irritate you so much.
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Do you think eating in the classroom is rude?
    As one poster pointed out, the crumbs from food can bring bugs, so this is a good comparison. In this case, with NO FOOD OR DRINK, some of us are handicapped 1. in the sense that we get distracted...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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