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  1. Job Offer Washington State
    25/26 per hour is typical pay for an RN in LTC.
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Death Notification
    I find that the family member wants to know some details, like was s/he sleeping/comfortable/well-medicated, etc. as reassurance that they had a peaceful death. I expect them to ask that, and to...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Sexual activity between dementia residents, (news article)
    I imagine the wife would be upset, but she also needs to realize that her husband is not able to remember what he ate for breakfast, either. Demented residents need protection, but what are we...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Sexual activity between dementia residents, (news article)
    From Bloomberg news:> Dementia residents have sexual contact, legal can of worms opened,...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. What brand of scrubs do you prefer?
    Uniform Advantage Butter soft scrubs. Very good prices, the fit is fine and the fabric is good quality, endures lots of washing and still looks very tidy/professional. Needs minimal steaming out of...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Former Med-Surg RN now working in SNF - Help!
    I am also a newish nurse, but I and my friends who work mainly in long term care have not found the backbiting thing where we work (3 different facilities). I have heard of such nastiness at the...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I cannot believe a nurse did this......
    Well, if tickling with a cotton ball pulled out of a stock bottle of colace makes you furious, then I can only imagine how you'd seethe seeing a CNA take your mother to the bathroom, and then not...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. witnessing a DNR
    Where I have worked, only two rn's have signed. I suspect this story.
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. If you were granted just one wish what would it be?
    Easy! No more cancer.
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  10. My eyes may be closed but I'm in pain
    Some patients may be trying to practice self-hypnosis, or trying to escape into a painless part of their mind. I have done this when a patient, post surgery. A nurse came up, put her hand on my...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Epic Nursing Movie Trailer - Nurses Spreading Smiles
    That music is my "theme music" each day as I drive in to go to work each day. The epic life of a nurse! It's so amazing!
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. LTC certifications
    I, too, would like to know about certification, so that I might be the best I can be and benefit the people in my care.
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Healthy Breakfast before nclex
    a big old bowl of hot oatmeal, with a handfull of berries or raisins and a little dab of butter and a little milk, washed down with a couple cups of starbucks, and a glass of OJ. The oats are a...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Who the Heck Am I Now??
    The more we can accept ourselves, flaws and all, the more we can accept others with their flaws, and thus be better nurses and better people. I see this as the lesson for myself and perhaps others....
    May 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. ~*~ Need help with a RN exam question~*~
    I was always told cold for the first twenty four hours then warmth after that.
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. "Starving to death"
    Yes, excellent also.
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. "Starving to death"
    You might want to give a pamphlet to her called "crossing the creek", which details what is normal in the dying process. I gave one out to a family member of someone going through this process while...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Question About Stretched Ears
    Hi, I was writing of my experience as a patient, prior to nursing school. I am a nurse now, and have friends with tats. Some visible, some not. I work with staff that have tats. A couple gals...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. No needle nursing?
    I felt the same way as you at your age, however, as soon as I got into the lab, first quarter, learned how to do it, it was a breeze, and you know what? It doesn't hurt you at all! You will be...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Barrier Cream on a Skin Tear?
    Yes. We cleanse with sterile saline, then steri strip and then monitor.
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Failed NCLEX 1st time in 75 questions, PASSED in 75 questions the second time!!
    Great advice!
    May 8, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Question About Stretched Ears
    Several years prior to going to nursing school, I had to have several surgeries. When I was wheeled into the floor where I was staying I saw a couple of younger guys with tats up the neck. I don't...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. The Five Patients You Meet In Heaven
    If only our 4th and 5th type patients would be open to turning themselves around. I have cared for one who I'm fairly certain I won't meet in heaven. Otherwise, great, inspiring story.
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Sometimes You Just Don't See It Coming
    Your care and kindness won't be forgotten. On behalf of everyone, thank you for your doing your best and kindest for her. :heartbeat
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Best Shoes for 12 hrs shift
    I have both Danskos and Sanitas. Love them both, the dansko is wider in the same size. Well worth the money, and when they say 12 hour shift, always guess that as you learn the job and speed up...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear