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  1. What was I thinking?
    Just an update: finished the class with an 84.6 final grade :). Now on to nursing leadership and management.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. humidifiers
    We've used a humidifier a few times, and there's a policy in the P and P "bible" for it. It's been a while so I don't remember details, but it mostly has to do with specific ways to clean it.
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  3. What was I thinking?
    [QUOTE=BrendaH84;7014427]what made u want to obtain your masters? what will you do once you have it :)[/QUOTE A few reasons, the big one being I want to do more with my career. I have some...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. What was I thinking?
    Thanks for all the words of encouragement everyone!!! I really appreciate them (I'd insert the 'hugs' smiley here but it seems to have disappeared. I can't wait for the opportunity to use the 'poop'...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. What was I thinking?
    A brief vent questioning my sanity in returning to school for RN to BSN to MSN. It's been 13 years since I graduated with my ADN. If I complete this program in a timely fashion I'll be around 50...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Halloween Fun
    Our party was last Friday. Children/grandchildren (and occasionally great-grandchildren!) of staff and residents are invited along with various brownie troops and other kids from the community (I...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I and O's
    We put new admissions on a 72 hour bowel and bladder tracking, but never I&O unless there's a reason (foley, IV, fluid restriction, etc). We don't do I&O for abx either.
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Do you have family members who are nurses?
    My maternal grandmother, 2 aunts, and an uncle were/are nurses. My father and I went through nursing school together, and my sister graduated from the same program a few years after we did. ...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Difference between a graduate nurse & a experienced nurse
    Love it!! I sometimes have to scrub my arms at the end of the shift once everything I've written has been charted--horrifies the new grads/students every time :D Sent from my iPhone using...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Being Naked Where I Work:  A Nurse With Cancer
    Hugs!:hug: Should I ever be in a similar situation, I hope I can face it with even a partial amount of your strength and humor. You truly are an inspiration.
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Nurses Week/Hospital Week
    So far we've received...a small bag of some pretzel/chocolate snack stuff the OT department makes with the residents. There's a "Nurses' Luncheon" tomorrow so we'll see if we get anything else. One...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurses Week/Hospital Week
    I'll join in with your conspiracy theory. Nursing Home week overlaps with it too. We have signs up all over the building with the week long schedule of events to celebrate Nursing Home week, with...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How much of a raise did you get this year?
    Raise? What is this raise you speak of? :lol2:
    May 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. FX of the "Giveadamn"
    After sputtering for a couple months, mine finally broke when I was told part of corporate's solution to our low census was to cut my supervisor hours in half. Not that half on a med cart and half...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Thank you to the best staff ever!
    Congrats!!!! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. allnurses.com iPhone app is here!
    Awesome!! :D Is there a way to access the break room from the app? I've been looking but don't see it. Of course that usually means it's right in front of my face...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. The Mockery of Nursing
    Can anyone tell me how long until I'm a crusty old bat? 20 years? 30 years? Because I'm pretty sure I know it all now after 13; such as delegating all personal care to the CNAs. I want to be mean...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Most ridiculous things you have heard?
    Had one patient who said she was allergic to water and could only take her meds with diet, caffeine free soda. Um, isn't that essentially water with bubbles and artificial coloring?
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The Mockery of Nursing
    The combination of poor grammar, high sense of entitlement, and plain old delusions (really? failed 5 times yet it's not your fault?) is just mind boggling. Not that I'm anywhere close to perfect,...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. The Mockery of Nursing
    Oh my. Wandered over to the student forum for the first time (that whole "NCLEX horror" was too enticing to pass up), and promptly ran away shaking my head in disbelief. And fear.
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. The Mockery of Nursing
    I continue to absolutely love this thread! Just what I need stuck home with pneumonia. It's even worth the coughing fits brought on by laughing so much! That said, it drives me nuts to hear in...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. The Mockery of Nursing
    Oh my. Harpy Trollop? Love it! Might need to keep an eye out for those fomite encrusted ones though...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. The Mockery of Nursing
    "Fear the fomite"---gotta love that!:lol2:
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    "Just lift and scrub" (thanks wooh; this might be my phrase of the day at work tonight :lol2:)
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    You had a knee replacement, not a hand replacement; so no, I will not wipe your butt for you.:icon_roll
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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