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  1. Afraid to go back to work
    Thank you everyone. I ended up going back for 1 day and had an anxiety attack not even 2 hours into the shift. Told them I wasn't coming back in until at least friday. Have an appointment with my...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. Afraid to go back to work
    My husband has kind of said the same thing. "Maybe you should go see a doctor. I would say you're out in left field but you are out of the ballpark." He thinks with the way I'm acting I'm going to...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. Afraid to go back to work
    My father just died last week from complications related to multiple myeloma. My mom and I were in the room and watched him pass away. I have to go back to work but I am afraid I won't handle it. His...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. What was the procedure you followed when quitting your job?
    I turned in my 2 week notice which included my last day I would be working. Turned them in to my unit manager, Human Resources, ans staffing. (Policy was to turn into the unit manager but I turned it...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Stressed out
    I feel like I'm being pulled in a hundred different directions at once. First my dad was diagnosed with a bone cancer back in November. I was doing good at driving the 2 hour trip at least twice a...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Minimum requirements
    Does anyone know the minimum CNA staffing requirements for LTC facility in Tennessee? Just curious. I tried looking it up but I can't find it. Probably not using the right wording.
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. This made me mad when I saw it.
    Wow. There is no way I would work for $10 and hour. I'm having a hard enough time working for what I do now.
    May 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Murphy's Law of Nursing
    When you actually have something planned to do after work (Dr. appt) someone will fall at shift change.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How long did it take to get your first LPN job?
    I applied and was hired 1 month before graduation. Worked as a cna until I passed boards. But that was 10 years ago.
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Just wondering
    Oh no I didn't go into detail when I had to explain why I left. I pretty much said we mutually parted ways. I wasn't what they were looking for and I wanted to use more of my skills than I was. So I...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. Just wondering
    Since she said she was going to sue the company with her cell phone pictures it was either get fired or resign. I had been written up once in the two years I was there for not keeping the house...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Need a rock to crawl under
    Surveyor came to check my cart. I've been off for 3 days but had just cleaned it and all before I left. Of course now it's a mess. Things together that shouldn't be. Then I guess I was so nervous...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Stress: Vent
    Union? That's a dirty word in my facility. But I sure do miss it.
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Just wondering
    Thanks. I wasn't sure how to word it. I'm thinking I need a change from LTC before I get burned out. I love the LTC population but the workload stresses me out so much. When I'm not putting in for...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Thank you to the best staff ever!
    Congrats! Hope we do that well.
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. CNA's not following policies and procedures
    Same problem. But one side they're telling me to do something and then when I do I get reprimanded in front of the CNA I was trying to disipline!!!
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. the dreaded desired salary question for your dream job...
    I wouldn't know what number to give where I live. We have moved to a smaller area and apparently I automatically became worth 4.50 an hour less. If it was somewhere I knew I was going to love I...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Just wondering
    I'm thinking about going back into private duty. I worked with a client for two and a half years. Teenager with multiple problems. Family was a nightmare. The mom was very micromanaging and how she...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Stress: Vent
    Usually I try to just "remind" them now that something hasn't been done. But we had state walk in the building that day. I don't want to get chewed out because I know it would have happened. I'm not...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. What is your work schedule like?
    Depends on the month. Sometimes 4 days a week. Sometimes 5 days a week. Usually 7-3. The days change every month. Whether you get your every other weekend off depends on the month. I worked christmas...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Stress: Vent
    A nurse I worked with blew up at every worker on our 2 halls. In the middle of the hall with visitors watching. Then turned to me and said "we need to get on the same page with these CNAs". We were...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Affection to residents and still professional?
    I give little pats on the back and an occasional hug when there is a resident that is upset over a death in the family or just plain depressed because they want to go home. I smile, joke with certain...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. How would you handle this.....
    I would have said "I'm the charge nurse for this hall. What can I help you with". Where I work we are all "charge nurses".
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Problems with CNAs
    Out of 8 CNAs 6 are new. One of the older ones busts her hump. The other you have to track down. 2 of the new ones follow her. Out of the other 4, 1 wants to help everyone else at the cost of her...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Resignation letter question.
    The last time I turned in my resignation I gave them to the DON, staffing, and HR. Miraculously all three were lost and I got a call the day after my last day from staffing wondering why I didn't...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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