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  1. PRN and scheduled meds
    I am sorry, but this is not a simple "Yes, give it" or "No, Don't" answer for me. If you came to me as a coworker. I would want more info. Is your TID dose timed out already by the Pharmacy? What...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. tpapn
    You asked this question in 5 different areas, 5 different times. Now, I don't deal with TPAPN, but I can pretty much tell you that TPAPN is not just going to have this information riding out there on...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. IPN questions, please help!
    Yes. It's called eat more greens and less fatty food, drink more water and walk. No I am not trying to be a smarta$$. The only "Healthy" way to loose weight is by working for it. The weight is...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
    Virgojd. Has your CM even called you about the "Abnormal"? I know I replied a couple of comments ago, but after re-reading everything. I couldn't find that answer. I can tell you from experience....
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
    Knowing from experience with IPN. If it is marked as "Abnormal" it is going to be a Creatine issue 10 to 1. Issue's with drugs or etoh will come back as "Positive". I know this because I basically...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. hca ????
    Run, run far away. I worked for a HCA for 4 months and ended up running as fast as I could before I ended up getting sued. I seen 5 patients die (yes, died) because of nurse screw ups. In fact I have...
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
    dlafuze. I sent you a PM. Hopefully you'll be able to reply.
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    Not a thing happen to her over the "Stolen" gift cards that anyone heard of. Things got real hush hush about it. Nothing was ever replaced and she was still the director when I exited stage left 3...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    Our hospital one year offered employees a gift card to a local grocery store for a "Christmas Gift". It wasn't really posted anywhere that this would be happening. Well Christmas, New Years and the...
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pyxis report question...being falsely accused!
    Somethings sounds off here. If you are using the pyxis this is how the company explained it to us. Order = 0.5mg (controlled substance). Pyxis = 1mg (controlled substance). Difference of 0.5mg...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Lidocaine Spray
    Gonna burst your bubble. Hurricane spray does not need a prescription. I used it with both my children during teething, braces and other dental work. Also used it with both my grandbabies during...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Multiple Narcotic Administration
    Your best answer is.. Check with your place of employments Policy & Procedures. If you can not find anything speak to a pharmist. Why do I say that. Because everyone will chime in saying this or that...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. demerol then code blue
    You took the thought right outta my head.
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Random Question
    She has 2 DUI's? She will get busted sooner or later. She could end up loosing her license all together. It is her job to report arrest and DUI's to her state. I know in Florida they are slowly...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Admit orders for who?
    No. You were not out of line. In my opinion the nurse passing the patient to you was out of line. Handing off orders without a patients information on them is a safety issue just waiting to...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Monitoring agreement and hospitalization
    It seems like you have something else going on in your life that you need to get a good control on. It is good that you are aware of your issue's, but don't create more problems for yourself. These...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Pre-Employment Drug Screens and Perscription Meds
    1st people need to relize that NO ONE had to hire you, just because you might fit a slot. Many places these day fine that someone taking a potenial addictive medication is a liability and they...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. One day at a time
    Amazing said.
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Pre-Employment Drug Screens and Perscription Meds
    Not sure where you obtained your information from, but you are 100% WRONG!! I was let go from a job I had for over 10 years because I was on Adderall. I have basically been denied employment...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. metformin and CT contrast
    72 hours post IV contrast.
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. Are you kidding?  benedryl???
    I have NEVER had that happen on any of my UDS's or Hair Test's. I take Benadryl daily and have for many years.
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Living in fear
    If you "Know" there is nothing to be "Truely Anxious" over then don't put all that un-needed stress on your body. I have had my share of "Horror Stories" with the Florida IPN program, but it's not...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Writing multiple times?
    They are allowed 2 times and after a long refresher course a 3rd and final time.
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Are you kidding?  benedryl???
    I take Bendryl as it is written into my contract. I have a medical reason to take it daily and IPN never gave me any problems about it. My Doctor just wrote them a note saying I needed to take it...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Need Advice... Nurse stealing non-narcotic medication
    Here is my question to those whom see nothing wrong with taking med's from their work place. How would you feel if a co-worker was taking a roll of toilet paper every now and then? Some...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion