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  1. Title of "BSN" on badge?
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    Mar 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. IV scenario
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    Mar 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Title of "BSN" on badge?
    I'm proud of what I have learned. I don't have them on there to impress anyone; I earned them and it makes me happy to see them on there. (No, I've never had a pt ask what any of the initials stand...
    Mar 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Title of "BSN" on badge?
    If you do things "just to pi$$ people off" you must be a joy and a pleasure to work with; a real professional. Letters after your name shows that you went to school and studied and accomplished...
    Mar 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. A few questions for the "older" new nurses...
    I started school at 40. I had been a ST for 15 years. I was worried about being older-but about half of my class was near my age ( incl. two men) or even a few were older. You CAN do this. It takes...
    Mar 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Chronic Kidney Disease
    Victor- There are two things that I find r/t the topic of your article; usually, and very generally there are two kinds of patients; the ones that are naturally compliant and those that will...
    Mar 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Please Help!
    I can't think of many questions and answers except to have a clear idea of what you goals are and why you want them-and while it is a given that you want to help people, try to also think of other...
    Mar 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. A high school senior in need of advice :)
    I'd just like to know the basics (Ive read things online, but its better to hear from real working nurses). Is it real stressful, is it busy, are you always moving, are you treated well as a nurse by...
    Mar 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. You know how ppl ask you stuff b/c they know you're a nurse? This tops it all....
    WHen I worked L&D, a nurse I worked with had a great answer when someone asked her a health question-like at a party or something; "honey, I'm a L&D nurse, and unless you have a baby coming out of...
    Mar 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Managing Perceptions (male nurse/student in OB)
    [QUOTE=Cute_CNA]Honestly, I would not want a male doing personal care, like a bed bath on me. Lots of people have pointed out that I'm attractive and young, and frankly, I don't want some guy to get...
    Mar 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nurse practicing without license?
    I meant that all authorities should be notified, but not in your suggested order; we had an incident here where the local school board hired the dh of a teacher as a teacher "to help her out"; he...
    Mar 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. bombed on my final
    Don't give up; I can't say that it will be easy, but you need to go in and talk to the program director and find out what they suggest that you do; at my school, students who failed out were given...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Mom's in the hospital... (it's a little long)
    First off-"I know in the grand scheme of things nothing related to my mom was a huge deal..." it is a big deal; your mom wasn't getting good care, and having the ice packs changed, nutrition and pain...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nurse practicing without license?
    . " can you pass this information onto the school, the BON, or an anonymous letter to the dept of education? " Sorry to post again, but I would skip the notifing the school or board of...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nurse practicing without license?
    License = Nurse No License = Not a nurse What this woman is doing is illegal, and if the school knows about it, they are in trouble as well. I would report this this to the BON at the very...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Yankauer Suction Cath
    I used to tape the wrapper (short-end) to the bedrail and return the yankauer to that; however, now, even though I like the above method-the yankauer is secure, I usually fold a washcloth over it and...
    Mar 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. made a big mistake in clinical.... now what?
    "After that I came back into the back room and I got an attitude with the lady who flipped out and did i forget to mention... TOLD THE WHOLE CLINICAL GROUP about what I did. I told her that it was my...
    Mar 11, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nursing and migraines
    Do any of you have migraines or do you work with someone who does? How do you work around these? I don't want to just have to give up everything because of something that happens a couple of times a...
    Mar 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New Graduate!help Hospital Or Office
    Maybe see if you can get a PRN or Per Diem position at the hospital-just to see what it is like. I really understand your fear of "losing" your skills. But you also need to be where you feel...
    Mar 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Job Discrimination...despite nursing shortage
    I work in a 26-bed Adult critical care unit-Our staff looks like the UN-Over 50% of our staff is "non-white" (whatever that remark means-personally, I'm kind of peachy-tan)-and we have quite a few...
    Mar 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Is this a for real "HIPAA" violation????
    But also think-you are walking down the street of your town, and even after you've explained to your son not to, he shouts out suddenly "look, mom, there's that lady who was at the hospital" or...
    Mar 6, '06
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. How would you handle this and what is your opinion?
    Having had the crap beat out of me, I am not sure what I think-but to classify what the doc did as "not liking" the pt would be incorrect.....
    Mar 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How many really use STERILE technique?
    I was a certified surgical tech before I was an RN; I use sterile technique because it is necessary to protect the health of my patient, and because after 15 years, it is a reflexive habit. For some...
    Mar 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A Neuro Question: Paralytics/Pupil Reaction?
    Most of our ACCU pt's are sedated to a RAMSAY scale of III-moderate sedation; the only time I have noted sluggish, or a lack of pupillary response is when there was something neurologic going on with...
    Mar 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. DVT Prophylaxis in critical care
    We generally use SCD's and/or Lovenox, unless the pt is already heparinized or on coumadin-in our ACCU
    Mar 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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