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  1. Any PTSD from nursing?
    Just wondering if there are others out there too.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Payment for healthcare
    Is there a super easy way to explain? I have looked at youtube videos. I want a super simple way to explain managed care, DRGs, RUGs, CMGs, and prospective payment systems. Explain it so a...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. CNA classes
    Did you have the workbook along with your textbook? If so, did you do the workbooks in class together?
    May 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Did/Does the facility like you?
    When I was a nurse in ICU I loved having students. However I am finding that the facility does not like having CNA students. We do every single shower, answer lights, make ourselves extremely busy,...
    Apr 30
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. How to handle bullying of your students by facility staff
    Nurse Bullying and Hazing - The Truth About Nurse Culture Not a very professional magazine but it describes the culture of staff at some places.
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. How to handle bullying of your students by facility staff
    Has anyone dealt with mistreatment to your students? Have you filled out an incident report on one of the staff at your clinical site? I am wondering how the best way to handle it. I can't stand...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Alzheimers
    Away from her, and also there is a bathing one that is good. Have you seen any that you really liked? Or websites that were extremely helpful to learn about Alzheimer's?
    Apr 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Wondering about CNA class
    Did you pair up for clinicals or did you work solo? Or did you start out working in pairs and then work by yourself?
    Apr 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. 96 year old refuse treatment
    DNR, no measures to give artificial feeding, no hospitalizations
    Mar 15
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. 96 year old refuse treatment
    As a cardiac care nurse, is it going to be hard to keep her breathing easy and comfortable without the lasix?
    Mar 14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. 96 year old refuse treatment
    I can honestly say that I would not want lasix, if I were her either. Meds are and can be considered extraordinary and heroic measures. At 96, let nature do its normal and natural thing. Keep me...
    Mar 11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Euthanasia. Murder or Mercy?
    You are completely out in left field here! Everything you say is 100% erroneous.
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Euthanasia. Murder or Mercy?
    You are way out in left field!!! Everything you say is completely erroneous.
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 96 year old refuse treatment
    I have worked in a general ICU 13 years. I currently work in hospice. So if a patient is 96 almost 97 years old, Having a cardiac event, increased SOB, edema of the feet, legs, and ankles, and has...
    Mar 11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. I heard today on the radio
    that Muslims can get out of the fine we get in the US for not having health insurance because "their religion says that it is gambling to have health insurance." So can I become Muslim and not...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Tell me how your instructors handled oral care in the lab
    Did you practice on each other? Did you practice on a set of dentures or on a model? What works best for you to learn best? Some of the CNA classes have a dad or an uncle or friend come in and...
    Feb 17
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Cheat sites/ instructor help
    So do you have a membership? Is it worth it to pay for it for us instructors? I have heard a lot about Mike, and almost joined but then I backed out. Just didn't know if its worht it or not.
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. CNA instructor
    I am new to this job, just starting my second semester, and second group of students. Has anyone purchased this book? The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach it Quick and Make it Stick!: Sharon...
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Why can't hospitals do better?
    That's my whole point is that there are choices. Patients are not getting the choices. They are just following what is assumed they want and they aren't told how expensive it is and how the outcome...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Why can't hospitals do better?
    Truly if hospitals want to do better they need to have lots of conversations with patients and families, they need to put palliative care into high gear.
    Dec 27, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Why can't hospitals do better?
    And people need to be educated about the expensive and very painful treatments like CPR. Its not like on TV where you pump them a few times on the chest and they magically live happily every after. ...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Why can't hospitals do better?
    The real expense comes from all of the x-rays, scans, treatments, specialists, etc.... Do you know how much every bag of TPN costs? At my hospital 10 years ago they were $1400 per each bag. Some...
    Dec 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Why can't hospitals do better?
    I am an old ICU nurse working in the ICU for 20 years. Doctors and all health care professionals need to paint an accurate picture with the truth and STOP the futile medical treatments. There is...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Quizlet or Study Blue?
    They are both ways to get students to learn the material. I have used Quizlet and the students really loved it. I put in the definitions or study questions and they can take practice tests on there...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Quizlet or Study Blue?
    Which is your favorite or are there others that you like better to help students learn?
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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