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  1. First Day by myself
    It's part of being a new nurse. Things will get better as you learn the routine. Don't hesitate to ask for help when you need it. You will have tons of questions and remember that there is no...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. NURSING JUDGEMENT.
    Good job. It's nice when you make correct nursing judgements, right? I called 911 myself in the past and sent out patients and getting the orders after the fact. I would just like to make some...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Introducing myself
    Hello and welcome to allnuses.com Glad you are enjoying LTC for the most part. Not sure if you are aware but we have a geriatric-LTC sub forum here where you can discuss any LTC issues you...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  4. Introduction
    Welcome to allnurses.com Congrats on getting accepted at ASU ABSN program. Good luck with school.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  5. Just Float'n In
    Hey Jean! Welcome to allnurses.com I'm glad you are enjoying being a float nurse. Congrats on the upcoming BSN.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  6. PA BON expands LPN practice regarding IV Therapy
    Nice!
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. Pressure ulcer staging
    I would call it a surgical wound as well on my wound sheet and charting. But now that you mentioned this scenario and if I get a patient like that in the future, I will probably include "Per hospital...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. define break...lol
    What break?
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New nurse unsure what to use for contact dermatitis...
    Was it fungal rash? If nobody inform the doctor yet, you should. The doctor will probably order Nystatin powder BID x 14 days.
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. When to remove steri-strips
    Usually, steri-strips is not removed until they fall off by themselves. In your case, I would have removed it as well so I can clean the whole wound properly. If the treatment order says use...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Patient asked me what an IV med was for..i didnt know
    You are a new nurse NuringBro and willing to learn from your mistakes. I applaud you for that. Same experience happened to me when I was a new LPN. I was embarrassed after a patient asked me and I...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. discolorations
    Can you be more specific? What kind of discoloration? Bruise? sDTI? In my facility, an incident report needs to written when finding bruise and sDTI.
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. annual fee r.o
    The day you enroll. You can take two nursing exams before enrolling-Health and Safety & Transitions. You have to apply to do this though. I recommend you do this as this will help you not pay the...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. Passed LS2
    Congrats! Keep the momentum going!
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. PASSED Nclex-RN 75 questions no Review course
    Congrats RN!!
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Isn't it best for the RN's to take care of the "medically unstable patients"?
    There is one regular LPN in my subacute unit that I would prefer to take care of a family member over most of the RNs on the sub-acute floor. Maybe who ever is staffing your sub-acute floor...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Introducing myself
    Welcome to allnurses Jenna!! Congratulation on the acceptance. Good luck with school..
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  18. How to chart location of fingers?
    Wow 8 fingers only? That is new to me but oh well I learn something new everyday. I will start using your system.
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How to chart location of fingers?
    Thanks for the refresher. Yup I know the phalanges: proximal, medial, and distal. Thumb only has proximal and distal phalanges. But my question is how did you learn it? If you read the charting...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How to chart location of fingers?
    That's how I have always taken it and I chart same way too but I want to be sure I am charting it correctly. I googled it and both seems to be correct. But wikipedia seems to agree with my...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How to chart location of fingers?
    Hi folks, I had a discussion with one of my coworker's today because she charted "bruise to right 4th finger tip noted". I took it as having a bruise on the right ring finger tip but she said the...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hello
    Welcome to allnurses tripletmom! You are in good company. You would be a perfect nurse because you are already a multi-tasker (a must have to be a nurse) dealing with your triplets and kids... ...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  23. Exasperated in Manila...Vent
    I give you kudos for standing up for what you believe in. The culture and school system in the Philippines is different compare to the United States. It maybe "subpar" in U.S. standards, but it is...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  24. Just Completed My One Year of Probation on the Job!
    Congratulations litlgrn!! :up:
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Not sure whether to continue my nursing career... Input?
    Do you mind sharing what exactly was the medication error? Maybe somebody else can learn from the mistake. Did your last employer threaten that you were going to be reported? If not, then you...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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