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  1. Nurses Attacked by Patient
    I just wonder if these poor nurses are now being double victimized by the hospital management for whatever excuse, blame job, justification or bad PR. I read somewhere that the hospitals official...
    5:18 pm
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    The good old Philly Side Car --- with our society the way it is, Im surprised its not happening more often or that its not in porn -- but sooner or later, it will
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    If the dad was a hospital administrator, then things are making more sense
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    sense!
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    also known as a philly side car --- ahh, working in corrections and juve has enriched my feeling about humanity
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Literacy:  A good quality in a unit secretary
    One of the unit secretaries we used to have was a very beautiful young lady. She was thoughtful most of the time and polite, but an airhead and very unenlightened. She did not know or had no clue as...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Best CNA experiences
    After having read yet another RN/LPN vs CNA story, I got to thinking what are the good experiences we have had with our assistive personnel. I think the positive experiences outweigh the bad and...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Disrespectful
    You are my HERO!!!
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Family Members/Patients Who Write Down Your Name
    Do you ever have those patients or family members who write down everything? Your Name, Your title, your care provided, etc. I get annoyed sometimes but If its a once in a while thing, I am okay....
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I must make a confession
    This is something that is so dumb and so stupid, but I must confess this because it is eating me up inside. The other night at work (1800-0700), I was so massively busy I didnt have time to get my...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Cost Cutting/Budgeting --- the patients suffer the most
    So, In an effort to "control costs" the hospital has taken DRASTIC and UNSAFE steps to save money. Honest to God ( NO JOKE) a partial list of the new policies are listed below. There are three 20-bed...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Bad Dreams ---- What does this mean?
    Was out of work for 3 months of medical leave/Stress leave. Returned full time on 10/26/12. All has been well up to last thursday when i was fired by a patient. No specifics were given to me by my...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    Can you confirm that Bellevue Hospital has been evacuated?
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. First night back after a 3 month leave
    Well tonight is the big night. After being off work for the past 3 months on medical leave, tonight I go back. I must say I am nervous -- Just the little things that I will need to do and get used...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Vacation/Holidays - New game to play
    Don't you love it when you book months in advance for a vacation or a holiday break, you have approval from your manager, and appropriate time off - ONLY to have your manager later state that you...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How old is your hospital?
    Current hospital I work in was built in 1967, but its roots go back to 1905. There used to be an old sanitarium that housed the patients in large open wards. This building is still used for...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Moving to Essex County NJ - Need info
    Gonna be moving from the blistering hot hell hole of California back to my native homeland of West Essex New Jersey in a few months. Alot has changed though. When I was last living in NJ, gas cost...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  18. MD screaming at RN's in front of patients regularly
    You could always politely ask her to change it out. You can smell the tuna :barf02: - Toxic Shock Syndrome can cause major mental and mood disturbances. Sorry, I know its wrong but I couldn't...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. MD screaming at RN's in front of patients regularly
    Advise from the hood : Raise your eyebrows, put one hand on your hip, slightly lower your head, curl your lips, put your hand up and say girl please and show Miss Thang who really runs the show. ...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Inappropriate conduct amongst male-female nurses
    Sounds like you work with alot of sex crazed women - man hating. Save yourself the misery and going into an area in nursing with more testosterone like ED or ICU. Nothing good comes from these kinds...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Nurses: Oppression Can Stop With You
    I am there already. I am horrendously sick of this profession and I have made the decision to turn my back on it - Its not what it used to be (even 10 years ago was better than how it is now). Like...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Hard to handle family members
    Call the nurse manager and let them deal with these lunatics. I am not paid to be a patient relations officer or an administrative compliance director. The minute I see the notepad come out, the...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Please Help - I have no where else to turn
    Hello Everyone --- thank you all for your compassion, words of encouragement and advise. It really has helped me cope during the past 48 hours. I wish I could say that I went home from work on...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Please Help - I have no where else to turn
    In a nutshell, I am so fed up with nursing that I will do anything to avoid it. 10 minutes into my shift it was a madhouse. I didnt ever recieve any report yet and The call lights were going off like...
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. LAZY CNA's!!
    Always makes me laugh when i hear the CNA vs. RN Lazy complaint. I had a old co-worker (an RN) who used to nag and complain about everything under the sun the CNA did or didnt do. This co-worker...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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