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  1. when to start compressions?
    I like your Bill Murray graphic.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Violent Physician
    An MD threatened to "kill that nurse." The nurse involved and I have reported it. He is suspended and ordered to take classes on "Anger Management." 1.) We don't believe that's adequate...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. The USAF is now taking direct civilian to SRNA applicants
    I tried this but was disqualified because of having a radial keratotomy.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Dialysis and Renal Nursing
    YOU are correct and way ahead of the game. It's the rare patient in my ICU that is there because of some non-self-contributory disease. I've heard that in England, you can't get a knee replacement if...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Antibiotic Tubing
    Makes no sense and is illogical. If you follow that theory, you would have to use a separate and complete IV SET and TUBING for each antibiotic. If the antibiotic runs through the piggyback tubing,...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Could Obamacare cause a shortage in nursing again
    Eight percent of nurses are Democrats. No one else to blame for Obamacare except for the people who voted for it. Coincidentally, about 80% of prison inmates are ALSO democrat. Nothing strange...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Could Obamacare cause a shortage in nursing again
    My diploma nurse friend runs our hospital. It's folly to believe that a BSN should be the only degree allowed. That would be nothing but protectionism for an already overpriced "degree." Look at...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Could Obamacare cause a shortage in nursing again
    RNmomm...that's Julie London, right? Didn't she just die lately?
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Triage, explaining test results to patients...
    St. Mary's hospital in Long Beach came up with the idea that the housekeeping staff could double as providing mom-baby care to the visitors. Take out the trash, pick up a baby, bring it around to...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Abbott spinoff CEO Gonzalez (it turns out) does not have a college degree
    A "degree" has nothing to do with competency. I have a bachelors in mechanical engineering, an ADN in nursing, and my best friend has a diploma in nursing. We run our place. A lot of what we do is...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Nursing Diagnoses:  Useless Statements secondary to Professional Insecurity
    I wrote this. Not really, but this was EXACTLY my feelings 20 years ago when presented with the same ********. I simply ignored it and followed the medical dx. I quickly realized that the purpose a...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. How can I make Rocephin IM hurt less???
    You didn't do a thing wrong. Screw it.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Being an ugly nurse
    Lately I've been asked to have a female nurse fill in for me when doing bedpans, pee pee, etc. I'd rather have the women do it anyway...less work for me. But I'm surprised at the number of female...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. "There's nothing worse than a FAT nurse!"
    Imagine working in a heart unit and you've dealt with a patient all day post-op, with diet instructions, etc. And then you hand off the assignment to a night shift pig. Doesn't work. I'm glad Texas...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. "There's nothing worse than a FAT nurse!"
    We don't hire fat nurses. It's great. Fat Nurses Need Not Apply | Those Emergency Blues
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. New grad hired into Trauma ICU in a Level 1 Trauma hospital
    Just a sidebar: Did you know that the motorcycle helmet laws vastly reduced the amount of organ donors?
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. Psychological stresses of RN/ICU
    "Emerge" just frikken urks me. Stop it, child.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. ICU nurses: Do you check cornea reflex and  gag reflex q4h ?
    HAVE to check or NEED to check? There ain't no stone etchings here.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. PATIENT posting pictures on Facebook
    AND...don't go to Code Grays. Never. Hell with them.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. PATIENT posting pictures on Facebook
    Interesting. I went to a a "Code Gray," (violent person) overhead page and was the first male staff member there. And was the ONLY staff member there for over five minutes. There was absolutely...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. another chiropractor thinking of RN then to NP
    Congratulations on going legit...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. What do you want in a set up of a new room for an incoming patient?
    A big, fat, huge NO VISTORS sign is most important of all.
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. JCAHO fraud
    (Apparently written by an ER doctor somewhere, out there.) M.D.O.D.: How to be Annoying and Useless: an Introduction to JCAHO and Press-Ganey.
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  24. ADN plus a previous 4 year degree
    NOT true that it "means nothing." I'd rather have a well-rounded individual with some real-life experience than a plain old new grad nurse.
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Please be prepared for your interview...
    I've rarely been in the position of having to answer those silly HR type questions. And I am completely soured on hospitals and their lousy staffing levels due to "finances." I've got a ton of...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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