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  1. What to do about disruptive behavior?
    the other nurse was waaaaay out of line, i've had times when pts were left in a mess(incontinence, dry iv bags, empty tube feeds etc.) that i would be upset about and be angry at the nurse, but not...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Please Help...should I self report?
    i'll bet you feel so alone right now. well believe me you aren't by a longshot there are thousands out there like you and i am one. my hospital caught me diverting and put me in the impaired...
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    to find an lpn course they are offered at community colleges and also at vocational/technical schools, just make sure they are accredited with your state board of nursing some are not! you sound...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Starting Off-Advice, Please!
    take a deep breathe, i can tell you are very enthuastic and ready to get going on your career goals. you sound like you really know what you want for yourself, consider yourself lucky. my opinion...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. This is making me nervous
    sorry i forgot one other thing, my sentiments exactly about browns reply. it was mean spirited and basically making fun of your situation. keep smiling
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. This is making me nervous
    another issue no one has mentioned is the personal safety of yourself. speak with employee health about turning, trying to pull pt up in bed etc. they most definetley do not want to pay the expense...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Can I refuse an assigment if .....?
    it sounds to me like you know exactly what you are doing and know your limitations. good for you! in my 30 yrs of nursing i have never heard of a new nurse precepting another new nurse (or 2). ...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. To the cynical nurse
    i would consider myself a cynical nurse after 30 yrs but i also know my limits and have a very keen 6th sense. if someone is seeking i follow the drs orders and also call the dr if pt still c/o's...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    that was for the person who loved boiled peanuts but thought you could only get them in the south. sorry, i should have been more specific:eek:
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Survey: How old were you when you entered the nursing profession?
    i was 19 when i finished nursing school (lpn) and then went to a transition program to become a rn at 22. i looked so young my patients would often ask me if my mother knew what i was doing!?
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Stupid things said by your non-nurse significant other
    make your own just buy green peanuts-ones that haven't been cooked or roasted put in large pot with h2o to cover them add lots of salt. when you think you've added enough salt add some more! bring...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    absolutely THE best dr EVER dr. cockburn - urologist (better make sure you pronounce it right when he's around-koburn) used to practice in tampa but relocated to new mexico or arizona.
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. experienced nurse with anxiety on the job
    if your hospital has an iv team ask to shadow them they would be the best at teaching you the secrets of venipuncture. even after 30 years i still suck at ivs and just came to realize its not my...
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. A Nurses Responsibility:  Report Possible Narcotic Diversion
    i was one of those drug addicted alcoholic nurses who also diverted, but i made sure my patients were also comfortable. i never used at work and became addicted after an injury and my dr. wrote...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The Blend of Grey
    excellent job of writing your article. there is so much truth in everything you say. i am now retired/disabled after 30 years of nursing(back,knees & feet gave out). i faced many moral and ethical...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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