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  1. Mental Illness Can Be Terminal
    Thank you Rose for your wise honest words.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Mental Illness Can Be Terminal
    Read below Sophie if you want both sides friend.
    Apr 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Mental Illness Can Be Terminal
    Thank you for this article I lost my son to suicide last year , I agree and have heard all the fallacies stated in your article . I miss my son and I feel horrible he chose to end his life but the...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Hanging It Up
    VivaLasViejas, I don't think its bad you will be a state surveyor unlike some you have floor experience and you will know what the nurses in LTC are up against and also state gets onto the...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  5. Let's call it "organ support," not life support
    I unfortunately understand this better than most my son committed suicide in August of last year in jail as such he was a young healthy man other than having bipolar disorder newly diagnosed and...
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Dr Oz's show on antidepressants...your thoughts?
    I didn't see the show but from prior posters and also as a person with depression as well as a psychiatric nurse he did his viewers a disservice by advocating that antidepressants are over prescribed...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. A ? about patient safety in transporting via POV (wordy)
    I am an oversight nurse at a boarding home for chronically mentally ill residents who are able to do ADLS, take medications and do their own blood sugars etc. Part of my job is to go assess a...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Don't Make this Job Search Blunder
    :yes::wavey: scary to think about... gonna double check LOL gave me a laugh though...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Please be prepared for your interview...
    @edmia You are correct Larry did not say those things the persons mentioned above did and yes it a deplorable attitude in a manager or even a human being sounds like stuff you see posted on Yahoo...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Please be prepared for your interview...
    Personally as a nurse I have had many interviews with those structured type questions. I have had my mind go blank at times but I recovered however in my heart I dont think answering hypothetical...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. It wasn't funny...at the time.
    @ Netglow... must have in those days but now just a tired monkey covered up at all times LOL....
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. It wasn't funny...at the time.
    LOL you gave me my first laugh of the day. You know I know you were embarrassed but you causing those family members to smile in their time of grief was probably good. I know I did something similar...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. How to resolve a "Letter of Admonition"??
    I am currently going through a legal issue that I am paying restitution and doing community service for and the agreement with the judge if I do this at the end it will not result in being on my...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  14. Complete surprise, in a good way, LTC experience so far
    You go JBMommy. You have a great attitude and I would be honored for you to be a co-worker of mine. Best of luck to you and LTC is great . It and psych are my true loves. One clinical area psychiatry...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Acute Psych Unit
    NewBoy, I am an experienced psych nurse and I have lead an acute care team. You are the team lead and it is your nursing judgement and the physician's order who decides who is IMed. While I have...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. 1st Psych Nursing Job starts Monday, any advice?
    Everything all prior posters said ... wonderful points and most of see the person behind the diagnosis . I work with 38 residents dealing with schizophrenia and not a darn one of them are the same...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Washington state  to make Medical Assistants work under RN license?
    Xoemmyloux, I am afraid of that too. Its time for me to move to another state as soon as I can if these proposed rules become rules of law under the RCW and WACs in this state. I just voted in the...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Working the holidays to get away from family...
    I enjoy working the holidays for the extra money of course but when I was a new nurse I had just went through a divorce and my ex had my kids that year at Christmas. I would have had a miserable day...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  19. Washington state  to make Medical Assistants work under RN license?
    Hi all. This is for Washington state RNs in particular and I am sure in coming years other states are going to attempt this in state BONs. The DOH ( which is our BON here in Washington ) has...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing: Then and Now
    @Do good.. I went to school in the early 2000s and we learned gravity drips as well. You are right all nurses should know how and I am glad that I do so if in a natural disaster or no pumps.. I can...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    @ CountyRat. I watched the debate and I heard that comment to however I did not take offense. He or it meant to me that there needs to be some job training and help for returning vets . I do think...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Weird, but missing my old state's nurses union!
    I think I may move down to California next year instead of back to the Midwest. I have been a nurse almost 10 years and I do think until the federal and or state governments mandate ratios it will be...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. Psych Nursing: A unique field of nursing.
    Patti_RN, You said it all about psych nursing. I too love it and the people and you are so right in the education you give others about what psych nursing is and is not. Bless you.
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Anything positive about working in an LTAC??
    I no long work LTAC but you will never forget the patients and families. You will learn so much. Hopefully find a co-worker who loves to teach new nurses and you will do fine. Good luck and God Bless...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  25. Did i really do anything wrong?
    Jeannepaul, I agree that the original OP was given the shaft. She is agency was doing her best to help out a facility in the way the administrator wanted. It looks like it was poor communication...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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