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  1. Help re Jehovah's Witness and death
    Thank you for posting this. I think it is important, being nurses, to know other cultural and religious beliefs regarding death and healthcare. Though I am agnostic, I will continue to look at this...
    Oct 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Oops, sorry!  Son got wrong vaccination
    I replyed the way I did to show there was likely NO HARM DONE that would warrent a lawsuit.
    Oct 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Oops, sorry!  Son got wrong vaccination
    Well, I am still surprised about this whole post. I completely understand why someone would be upset if this happened to their child. But to completely blow it out of proportion like this....? I...
    Oct 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Oops, sorry!  Son got wrong vaccination
    Are you guys serious??? Jeez, I thought this was a board full of nurses who have been put in situations which a mistake could have happened??? Oh wait, we're all beyond reproach, right? We'd never...
    Oct 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. allergy injections?
    Absolutely not advisable to give to yourself. People have serious allergic reactions to this. Think about it....you are being injected with a KNOWN substance which you are already highly allergic...
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The White Wall
    I don't know what white wall you are talking about but I encourage you to file a complaint against that physician. That should never be tolerated. Maybe you weren't afraid but many others would be,...
    May 31, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anyone Doin Online MSN in Education?
    I am starting a distance education program for MSN in nursing education at St. Joseph's College of Maine. There is a 2 week summer residency requirement at some point during the program. I am at the...
    May 11, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  8. LTC nurse needs some opinions
    I will preface this by saying that I'm not sure what exactly your 24 hour report sheet functions as. But, I don't understand why this couldn't be taken care of by you talking to her plainly and...
    May 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Why The Need To Prove Immunity To MMR?
    http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/HAN/ArchiveSys/ViewMsgV.asp?AlertNum=00243
    Apr 24, '06
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  10. Awesome ACLS Website !!!
    This is a great website. I take ACLS for the first time this tuesday and wednesday and am scared to death about it. This has helped my confidence and helped me focus a little. I will definately...
    Mar 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. GS system and new grad question
    I do not know what the situation is with Air Force GS positions. I am a recent BSN grad (Dec04) and within a few months of graduating my husband who is Active duty Army was stationed in Germany. So...
    Jan 25, '06
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. My son tried to kill himself tonight
    Please take care of yourself. I agree with the other poster who said be his mom now not a nurse. Please try to surround yourself with friends and people who care about you. This is an emotional...
    Jan 16, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Hello I am taking a pole
    I have never known anyone to do that.
    Dec 15, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Sigma ThetaTau
    I'm a SSTI member. I was selected in nursing school and have so far kept my membership. I really like the pursuit of nursing scholarship and research. I'm very proud to have been inducted. I...
    Dec 5, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Civilian RN jobs in overseas military hospitals?
    Hi there! This is my situation RIGHT NOW! I am a new graduate (december 2005) with my BSN. We moved to Bamberg Germany in June. Before we left I applied for Dodds school nursing, but there was...
    Oct 31, '05
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. angry at nurse in pre employment screening
    I guess everyone doesn't always know the right thing to say all the time. I feel that your anger might be misplaced. Perhaps you are still dealing with the anger you have over your diagnosis...
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Fasting Blood Sugar Testing question
    Funny you should mention this, as I have heard the same thing, recently. I think it is because *IF* you do use alcohol swabs you are supposed to let it completely dry before you use the lancet...
    Mar 17, '05
    Forum: Patient Education
  18. Nurses Shortage Let Qualified Lvn's challenge Rn Boards
    Hi Starlett and welcome to the boards! I can appreciate your position. I have often wished that I could have challenged the RN boards. As my screen name suggests, I was a LPN (14 years) and...
    Mar 17, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  19. How do you deal with backstabbing
    I think the best way to combat the drama is to completely stay out of it from the beginning. If you are involved in it once, you'll be involved in it every time. *Don't complain about others...
    Mar 15, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I heard somewhere that flushing pills
    I also put them in the sharps container if the patient refuses or if they get dropped, etc. But, I *have* put them in the toilet and flushed. I didn't realize that wasn't ok. But where the heck...
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. artifical nails off..angry nurse
    I have this and I LOVE it. The only problem I have found is that sometimes (being a bit overzealous) I file it down too much causing the nails to be too thin and they break!
    Jan 19, '05
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. ADN vs BSN My daughter and I having a heated Discussion!
    I totally agree. Many people are thrilled that their child wants to go to college at all.
    Jan 9, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Bullous pemphigoid
    More to add... A blister is natures perfect bandage, so it is best if they are left intact, in most circumstances. But I recall there was a huge amount of fluid in the blisters, almost inevitable...
    Dec 29, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Bullous pemphigoid
    Yes, I have seen a few patients with it. As far as I remember, it is not contagious. It looks terrible though! I think it is auto immune disorder. I remember the first time I had a nursing home...
    Dec 29, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Anyone else graduating in December?
    Graduation is tomorrow and pinning is Saturday. Wow. Still hasn't hit me yet...but, I don't want to graduate! I LOVE nursing school.
    Dec 9, '04
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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