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  1. ? About treating Hospice pts
    Gotta love these boards! I have followed this hot topic with great interest from Oregon. A very good discussion on pain management indeed. ďAs a result of her own personal experience with pain...
    Jun 26, '05
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Smiles for patients
    Iím sorry you feel insulted. Listening, assessing needs, empathy, teaching, and smiles are all important for the hospice patient. That is clarified well in your last post. You have received some...
    Jun 25, '05
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Share Your Saying
    "Remember that life's little things are always more important than they at first appear." "The Journey is The Reward" :dance:
    Jun 25, '05
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. First time user
    HELLO EVALYNNE: A. male B. full-time C. knowing I've made a difference ( :specs: a good one) in someone's life "The Journey Is The Reward" :dance:
    Jun 5, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  5. Discharging disheveled patients from the hospital
    Hi CapeCodMermaid, We too wondered why our residents returned from the hospital with pressure sores. Our wound care specialist advised we give the hospital as much information as possible upon...
    May 30, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Newbee on board
    Hi Kathy, Thanks for taking the time to personnly respond to my post! I appreciate your show of interest. I haven't considered a DON position. I am in management now and would find it very...
    May 28, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  7. Marginalization of Male Nurses
    . . . . . . . . . . .what kind of people skills should, male nurses develop to work effectively with female nurses?[/font][/quote] and what kind of people skills should female nurses develop to...
    May 26, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. why are cna's treated like they are stupid and replaceable?
    :yeahthat: A nurse, LPN/RN is only as good as the CNA that cares for the resident. CNAs have the hardest and the lowest paying position. I don't know anyone that works in LTC for the money. CNAs...
    May 25, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. How do You deal with Man-Hating Female Nurses?
    I'm sorry. I can't see how a whole hospital could HATE MEN. What about outside of your unit? You are the only male nurse. O.K. Be your best self. Don't worry about what others may think. How...
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Feeling out of place in scrubs
    :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :roll "The Journey Is The Reward" :dance:
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Required to wear girly scrubs
    Congratulations on the job offer! I bet the patients won't care about the color of your scrubs. (So sorry about the lavender & white) Look at it this way, when those are old and worn, you, male...
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. Sexual health and the elderly
    Yes! and a private area should be provided for consenting adults (that are able to make reasonable decisions) to engage in sex, personal gratification, or even to view porn, if they are so inclined....
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. What is on your LTC crash cart?
    :confused: Crash Cart? Don't have one. We have a room with both a portable O2 and suction machine set up with tubing, an ambu bag, and a CPR board. We dial 911 for a code and provide BLS. I...
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. throw in the towel with MDS
    Hi surfnbeagle! I'm new to the board. Nice to meet you. Ask for help. Ask for training. Get your DON to send you to MDS training. Work at it for 6 months and ask to be sent again. The other MDS...
    May 22, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Newbee on board
    Hi! I've been browsing this site for the past 3 months. I graduated in 1993. I've worked in LTC for 10 years. I guess you'd say I've found my niche :chuckle Greetings and thanks to...
    May 21, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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