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  1. Tell me about yoga
    Does it help with stress? Do you go to a class in a gym, or do a video, or what do you do?
    Aug 6
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Health occ classes for high school students
    Has anyone every taught health occ classes? It would consist of juniors and senior high school students. Pay is $230 a week. Not sure if I should try it or not.
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Hospice variety
    I have worked for a hospital based hospice for 3 years. I want to go to a different hospice. Is there a huge difference in hospices to work for? Tell me about your experiences.
    Feb 24
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Spirituality
    Have you found a good way to help patients with extreme anxiety related to spiritual issues? Like struggling with questions is there a God? and "Am I going to go to heaven or hell?" He has agreed...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. Who administers insulin
    How do you find out your state laws regarding this? Our principals and secretaries administer meds but not insulin usually
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Who administers insulin
    If you do not have a nurse and do not have a parent available to come in every day at lunch, who administers insulin to severe LD or cross cat children? Teachers, aids, other adults who know how to...
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Our social worker suggested a bracelet. Is that legal/will the paramedics honor this, until the doctor gets the paper back to the patient? It would be so much easier if EMS would listen to the...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Why would someone lie about that? The paramedics really think that some stranger is going to come up out of the blue and say that they are my spouse? It sounds ridiculous.
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. If a person codes at Walmart..
    It is so very wrong for them not to listen to the next of kin who would make decisions if I were unable to make the decisions. Why wouldn't they listen to my next of kin if we happen to not have the...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. If a person codes at Walmart..
    Yes, if they code me and I don't happen to have my POLST Form on me, then I will sue for assault and battery!! Do Not Resuscitate me under any circumstances. I worked 13 years in ICU I do not want...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. If a person codes at Walmart..
    And they do not have their POLST form on them, will the EMS listen to the next of kin, say patient's spouse? If she knows the patient's wishes?
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. CEs
    CEs
    Have you taken any that are good? And free? I am in need of getting all 20 before next spring! Last time I did telephone triage with Carol Ruttenburg and I learned a lot a few years ago. Any...
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. This!  Wouldn't it be great if we viewed death as a part of life?
    http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2013/11/diy-death-natural-home-funerals
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Foley cath
    We don't have bladder scans. Bladder was not distended. I did talk the family into inserting one. No urine for 3 days. Got over 1000 out. Day two I tried talking them into it but they wished for...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Foley cath
    Do you cath always for no urine in an actively dying patient? We expect no urine right? THey aren't drinking. But no urine for 2 days and no discomfort. I feel as long as they are comfortable and...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Should we teach unlicensed caregiver . . . . .
    I hate the gel. We use it and you may as well put on water as the gel.. I feel that it doesn't do a thing for people. I prefer rectal ABHR. Can you get haldol suppositories?
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. HIPPA
    I was told by my school that I can give info to the doctor even if the parents have not signed a consent for me to do so. Is this true? THEy are saying that for school nursing it doesn't apply, we...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I know, it is a problem. And that's where I come in to administer the insulin to disabled child. Teachers are so busy and they do have too much on their plate, but unless every school has a nurse...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I agree but there is no money. All schools in Illinois are in severe debt. It has to stop. I wish they would go back to one room school houses. Just the bus routes alone are over a million...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    Yes, you are exactly 100% correct. I just thought everyone knew that a parapro was a teacher's aid. And that is what I do. The legal part, go ahead and sue, I will give over whatever you want...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I would gladly give up my license if someone felt that badly about me that they wanted to sue me. They can take all I got, I would pretty much rather do anything than experience the abuse that I...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I am an RN with a BSN. You see compensations is not my concern. I am not interested in the money. I have been a nurse for 25 years. I will take $14 an hour with much gladness if it means I...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I would be training the teachers how to care for diabetic students according to their healthcare plan.
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Blood sugars over 400
    It only says that there is no need to call parent for blood sugars over 250. That's all it says. I know the school has had problems with this mom. Or at least the case manager has got into it with...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Nurses can educate I thought it was part of our job?
    I have a little bit of an odd profession. I am a nurse paraprofessional. The county health department takes care of all the health plans and the lice checks etc. I monitor kids or help with...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: School Nurses


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