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  1. Routine Tylenol #3 and PRN administration
    Thanks. I have since quit that job. More abuse and harassment from that place. I'm in the process of launching a wrongful dismissal and intolerable work environment lawsuit against this place. ...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Difficult family members/visitors
    Ya! I've been an RN for more than ten years... family members are the worst. Most of the time, they have nothing to offer me so, I pretty much ignore them.... I have a lot of work to do so, I make...
    Sep 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Any runners???
    :yeah: i laughed for a long time with that one. /to original poster: i applaud your motivation. just considering running is not something that would go through my mind as a good way to...
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Another nurse got fired because of me.
    I thought there was something I was missing.... thanks for the clarification...:typing :)
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Another nurse got fired because of me.
    I'm glad you weren't personally blamed for reporting the mistake of another. It can sure make a person feel bad. It happened to me once. One of the RPN's was taking the residents meds and...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Another nurse got fired because of me.
    I was reported and written up for a med error by another nurse. Recently, in fact. The med error actually, was debatable and my supervisor said that it was more of a learning experience than...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Routine Tylenol #3 and PRN administration
    I've also decided to ask for an "inservice" or education session on pain managment. It's always been a sore spot for me because I hear a lot of excuses for the other nurses not to give pain...
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Routine Tylenol #3 and PRN administration
    Thanks for the input. I have known the resident does have pain control issues and it is constantly a struggle for me to get people's pain under control. Especially, in a long term care setting. ...
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Routine Tylenol #3 and PRN administration
    A patient is ordered Tylenol #3 1 tab, po, TID. and 1 tab Q 4-6h PRN I know I should know this. I am ashamed for even asking but, If the patient gets one Tylenol #3 at 0600, 1200 and 1700. ...
    Aug 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I'm in serious need of some sound advice
    Hi. I work the night shift in a Long Term Care Unit. I have a part time schedule but, I'm working the next ten nights to cover a coworkers vacation. I love my job. I love the residents and enjoy...
    Jul 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. A question of ethics
    :jester:i work as a part time night nurse on a long term care unit. :jester:i have learned that a day shift rpn has been furnishing her home with funiture and plants from the residents. i am not...
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    thanks for that. that was so interesting and i've never seen spirits and stuff thought of like that. i was baptised and raised as an anglican. when i returned to my people, spirituality was...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The Extent  That You Will Go For Your Pt
    :yeah: what a wonderful experience to share. I really enjoyed that. thanks. I've been so discouraged lately. I have a couple of cancerous tumors growing near my spine. I'm not doing too much. ...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nurse alleges fired for suggesting pt go to church
    hmmmm.... wonder if she's working near me.... lol:wshgrt:
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Pet therapy
    How did your hospital implement the pet therapy program? How is the program run? Do you know of any links that I could access to find out more about developing a pet therapy program for our nursing...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Pet therapy
    :paw: Hi! I was wondering if there was some information out there that could help me. A couple of co-workers of mine have brought their puppies to work in hopes to one day train them as therapy...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What's the deal with black?
    :no: I could not wear black scrubs. I know this may sound vain (and I can't believe I'm taking this position) but, I have an olive complexion and a black uniform makes me appear ill and...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. what is your preferred shift?
    Night shift. I love my night shifts. To me, sleep is important. I love sleeping. It feels so good! I work in long term care on the night shift. I am the supervisor. I take my responsibility...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What skills/personality types are needed in what specialties?
    I'm an oncology and long term care nurse. In oncology, there's always a challenge and also a risk for things to go downhill quickly. The patients while putting on a brave face are generally...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Is there ANY reason for Experienced nurses to be Rude to New Nurses??
    I agree with that. Rude people are often rude at work. Nothing we can do about them but, to ignore them and get our jobs done.
    Oct 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Sooooo done with the verbal abuse!
    I feel for you. Some people are simply unable to handle their emotions and some certain situations prevent people from thinking rationally. Some people panick when they think their loved one is in...
    Sep 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My 3-11 routine...any advice?
    I recently started doing double shifts (3-11 then 11-7). One of the regular part timers is off on sick leave so, I've been doing a couple of doubles here and there. The evening shift used to scare...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Re-directing tips needed for Alzheimer's/behavior pts
    :up: Do you have any suggestions for more appropriate shows they could watch? I wonder if keeping a liabrary of DVD's would help the ones that don't sleep at night very well. We have one resident...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Tell me the good things about LTC!
    in september, i will have worked in ltc for four years! :yeah: i love my job. i love the patient education. i love the night shift. some residents are awake during the night and it makes for...
    Aug 25, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Help!!
    take it over again. and get a tutor. it helped me tonnes.
    Apr 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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