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  1. I'm gonna sue you
    Yeah, then when this is reported where I work, you get blamed, because of an unsatisfied customer, and I work in LTC. How far should I bend over to take it up the BUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:down:
    Jun 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Safe Staffing Saves Lives - ANA has started a campaign for us
    I just happened on this site and I put in my 2 cents. I am tired of our employer saying nite shift is fully staffed. I work by myself and have 76 residents to care for. I have 4 g-tube patients. They...
    Jun 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The things you never forget...
    Will never forget the day the Physician misdiagnosed my mom, she had a heart attack the physician wrote dx as Chronic back pain, Mom died 1 month to the day, later. COD: Heart Failure, Complicated by...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Working Overtime!!!!!!!!!!!
    hello everyone, i just now got off work after going in a 5:30 pm last noc b/c the scheduling coordinator doesn't know how to schedule enough nurses, or she lets a group of 3 off on the same...
    Jun 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I want her fired!!!!
    :yeah:Amen Preach On. Night shift only puts up with family members if the Pt's on their death bed.:cry::bluecry1:
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. CNA duties vs. Nursing Duties
    I want to make myself very clear here, this is my opinion only.:twocents: The nurse that stops practicing basic patient care no matter how small or dirty, is only in this for the $$$$$$$:down:. To...
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Medical assistants and LPNs
    If you don't like the conversation I'm sorry but the consensus is that CMA's are not licensed professionals:nurse:. I do not see any where in this thread where people are not getting along.:yawn:...
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Medical assistants and LPNs
    thank you from this 15 yr lpn that pretty much sums up this misunderstanding for me:bow:. now i wonder if the person who started this thread has ever seen this or even attempted to find it.:yeah:
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Thank you....all of you
    WOW, You definitely have been through trials. Thank you so much for sharing. God will bless you I will keep you in my prayers. I know I am one nurse who strives to be like the pleasant ones you...
    Jun 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do all nurses get assaulted by patients?
    I work in LTC and it is very rare that nurses get assaulted. I personally have been assaulted several times in my 15 years as a nurse. Last week we had a male pt. in Alzheimer's Unit that became...
    Jun 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Fellow RN killed this morning
    I am so sorry to hear of your friends tragic accident. Keep us posted on how everything is with her family. You, your co-workers, and the family are already in my prayers.
    Jun 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. LPN as ADON in LTC
    I WORK IN A LTC SKILLED NURSING FACILITY:nurse:. LAST WEEK THE ADMINISTRATOR ANNOUNCED THAT ONE OF THE 6-2 LPN'S THAT HAS WORK IN AN OFFICE FOR THE PAST 2 YEARS IS NOW THE NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF...
    Jun 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. my D.O.N. frightens me
    You must realize the DON's job is much tougher than the floor nurse:twocents:. She has alot of responsibility and has to deal with corporate, state, family, administration, dietary, therapy issues...
    May 31, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. IV Rocephin Question
    u answered your own question:yeah:
    May 28, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Medical assistants and LPNs
    Kidarroo if you want to be an LPN go to school like the rest of us. I assure u LPN's are a lot more qualified than a certified med tech. How long are u in a class for maybe 6 weeks? No clinicals that...
    May 28, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Things you'd like to say to your co-workers, but never would ....
    Don't get me involved with your petty bs. No, I don't give a care about what the NM told you about me.:banghead: I do not wish to go outside to smoke with you just so you can tear me down in...
    May 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Jealousy or actual favoritism - you tell me
    If I were you I would check into discrimination. It does not sound like jealousy to me. I do not care what the others are saying. Move on, or your friend has a better personality. Honey I too have...
    May 19, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Burned Out !!!
    Hey farmgirl08, I feel for you and anything I can do just let me know:nurse:. To everyone else do you know the administration at this facility says the cna's do not have the right to know what...
    May 19, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Peeves at work
    cell phones are not allowed on during work hrs at our facility. could you imagine, cna's carrying cell phones, nothing would ever get done.(sarcasm:lol2::lol2::lol2:)
    May 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Staffing for 79 Residents in LTC!!
    Thank you all for responding:heartbeat. No:nono:, it's not changed:madface:, We now have 80 Residents :banghead:and one that was admitted is a J-tube pt to boot. I have called the cooperate...
    May 11, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Code Red/Code Blue/Code whatever....what do you have/what are they for?
    We have: Code Blue Cardiac arrest Dr Red for fire Dr Black for Imminent storms/tornado Dr Gray for watches of storms/tornado Dr Yellow Missing Res, We actually call Res name over intercom if...
    May 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Yearly Evaluations
    just had my second yearly evaluation at work from same nm:yeah:. last year i was smart enough to completely copy my evaluation. i feel it's a good thing i did. this year has been a rough one for me:...
    May 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. the state of nursing-jobs
    I live in Mo, and the facility I work at is LTC. We are currently looking for LPN's, RN's, and CNA's d/t increase in admits. You are the first I have heard of that is having difficulties such as...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. You Know You're an Old(er) Nurse If . . .
    I have only been in this profession for 15 yrs. Here are the things you all listed that we still do to this day.:yeah: -- Take B/P manually:chuckle -- Lock up narcs in a cabinet in the med room:no:...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Staffing for 79 Residents in LTC!!
    I am an LPN and have worked at my current position for 3 yrs now. I am the only nurse on Noc Shift with 79 Residents. I will break this down. We have 15 Alzheimer Res. 12 Medicare Residents and 52...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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