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  1. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    After 27 years of doing this thing called nursing, if you say to me that you have pain, I believe it. If you have multiple pain meds ordered I will always go first to the strongest and max dose I...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    sorry about the typos. 2 am posting on a phone with fat fingers.
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    From personal experience with sever pain, a person can be snowed and still have 10/10 pain. I once got a total of 40 mg morphine over a 3 hour period. Alot I inow and I was flying twenty feet off...
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Practice Problem Zosyn 4.5 g in 100 mL?
    792 ml/minute
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Practice Problem Zosyn 4.5 g in 100 mL?
    This is BASIC math. And these people want to be nurses. :banhappy:
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. SDA and when to bring up no Saturday work
    It is part of the Adventist code. Every religion out there states that reliving suffering on the sabbath is allowed and to do so is doing gods work here on earth and is the same as observing the...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. SDA and when to bring up no Saturday work
    The priests in the temple worked hardest on the Sabbath to God (DA 285). God works on Sabbath, upholding the universe and answering prayer (DA 206). Those who work to relieve suffering, those who...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Seventh Day Adventist and working on Sabbath???
    Institute for Christian Teaching Education Department of Seventh-day Adventist TEACHING STUDENT NURSES SABBATH KEEPING By Ina Longway Adventist International Institute Of Advanced Studies...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. Unions protest 100m hospital donation
    Do you even live in Texas? Have you ever lived here? As a Texan I find this comment offensive and false. Before dispairaging Texas i suggest you live here a bit. You might just be a bit surprised...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Parents that are nurses
    Personaly if you sent me an email with those cutsie faces in it, I would delete it without even reading it. Most people get annoyed with those things and really want just the info needed.
    Mar 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. question about the 'mark forum read' option
    I know this is not the right topic for this thread, but thus new mobile platform SUCKS!!! Go back to the way it was please
    Mar 16
    Forum: Site Feedback
  12. HELP I NEED ADVICE
    Tell her to bite you. You cannot commit medicaid fraud, you do not bill medicaid for the services the agency does, plus writing the wrong date on some paperwork is not fraud if done on error. She...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Is it a good idea to work 5 days straight (12 hours shifts/day)?
    2 things, it is up to the individual person as if they can do it. ( I personally do it all the time), secondly overtime wages are taxed AT THE SAME RATE as regular wages. There is not a special tax...
    Feb 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is there a legal way to do this...
    When does the Privacy Rule allow covered entities to disclose protected health information to law enforcement officials?Answer:The Privacy Rule is balanced to protect an individual’s privacy while...
    Feb 9
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. Absolutely ridiculous... You can keep your 4 hours
    In 27 years of nursing the ONLY job I ever allowed me to put me on call was as a pedi nurse in a small hospital. Sometimes there would be no patients(night shift) or I would send home my patients,...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Abuse Culture in Nursing…How Far Does it Go?
    You do this job for 27 plus years you do realize you are just a cog in the machine and you are replaceable, skilled or not.
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Abuse Culture in Nursing…How Far Does it Go?
    We are not taught to love our patients, nor is it our job to spread love and god. I would not want a nurse that espouses those things to me. I want a competent, skilled nurse. Not a Touchy feely...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. What do you think can be done to improve access to mental health care?
    Unfortuantely this is case of you reap what you sow. In the 1970's there was the big push to deinstitutionalize mental patients and put them back in the community. The psych hospitals closed. Now...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Nurses that are obligated to work overtime.
    In Texas you cannot be mandated to work overtime. If they are making you stay beyond your shift for other than a disaster situation, they are breaking the law here. The supervisor must take report...
    Jan 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Affordable Care Act Users Guide for Nurses
    As a nurse I AM NOT OBLIGATED to inform anyone of any part of this piece of garbage law. I am not obligated to explain their current insurance to them either.
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. What jobs did you do before nursing?
    I killed people and trained others how to kill people. I was a Special Forces soldier.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Just had my first interview! Wasn't asked any questions
    :facepalm: I am sorry but what do us nurses want? We complain when we get too long of an interview with too many questions and too many applicants, and yet we complain when we get too few questions...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Random question: Would you wear a $300 watch to work
    I promise you my watch is not a knock off. And actually those more expensive gold watches are less prone to bacteria staying on them than cheap plastic or silicone watches. Gold or even gold plate...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Random question: Would you wear a $300 watch to work
    So I guess that my everyday wear at work watch is a little over the top. It is a gold Rolex that only cost me a bit over $7000. It is heavy and large, but it will last well beyond any future grand...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. this is an interesting story, nurse turned detective loses job
    And what she did was stupid and illega, as well as dangerous. She is lucky she its not facing drug tampering charges a well a a few other charges. She deserved to get fired
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing News


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