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  1. intentional or falls
    absolutely have had this happen. usually the type you describe. have even had 1:1 supervision for their safety and our liability!!! even had one as you describe fall 0n the poor tech-...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Best Mispronunciation?
    Diabeetus.lol metapropanol-metoprolol
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do the CNAs or RNs do personal care
    you do , i do, we all do , doo doo. I know that sounds childish, but are we to believe that was a real question? Seriously, someone has to do it. No one is above it. Hopefully not below it
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    If you can afford the cut ad the added expense of the babysitter m-f, I 'd take the M-F . I think it will be easier on the kids for routine, and they'd mostly be in school when older.Might work...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. If you could just pick up and leave, where would you go?
    Florida. Gulf coast.Anywhere with a beach area.
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    I will check into that. I wonder if they will accept prior credits/transfer.
    Jul 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  7. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    I was accepted 2 years ago. I actually only have 3 classes to go 'til I was done. Apparently they didn't like that I stopped out for a year. Had to be re-admitted to the college( pay the entrance...
    Jul 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. RN-Bsn- what if you dont get accepted?
    Has anyone had this happen? Does that mean you lose your job if you don't get it? I can't afford a college that is 30,000 a year, but the state college that might be around 3500 a semester may...
    Jul 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. Girl brain dead part deux
    isnt the one she's flashing devil horns?For as much as she relies on faith, that's the last sign I would think she would flash???
    Jul 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Girl brain dead part deux
    I have no words..........
    Jul 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Too tired to do anything on days off
    I'm in that boat. 2 or 3 shifts in a row and my next day I am a complete waste. I usually have insomnia- this last stretch I slept 10 hours straight with no benadryl or anything.still was a complete...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pushing Dilaudid?
    edit- sorry didnt see this was an old thread either
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Main OR to Med Surg
    Just wondering- why would anyone want to go from OR to med surg? Is it really such a bad thing to not"use your skills?" I suppose if the docs treat you like a jerk in the OR I understand. But...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Help!  Critical lab:  morale -2.5
    night shift is kicking your butt. maybe somewhere else has more days shifts?Ifound recently that if i group my 3 12 days together that gave me some days off together and seemed like a vacation. I...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. What can you tolerate the least?
    phlegm. green plegm that is all. :***::barf02::***::yuck:
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Do you like nursing?
    no.and no ( needed more than 5 characters to post, lol)
    Jun 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I can never plan my coming weeks
    Ugh that stinks But i guess it's because no care if you have a life or not.married to the job........
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. How does your facility prevent falls?
    You know, I've notoiced we are doing this more too. pt's hate it , but sorry. Since we are responsible, too bad.People dont get what a big deal a fall is.I tell my pts now that sorry, it's for your...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. When's the doctor coming in??
    I will say that 80 percent of the time it's because the pt wants to go home. like at 8 am. We are a teaching hospital, so there are residents and hospitalists . They change often. We have no...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. When's the doctor coming in??
    Ugh. Why do so many family members/patients ask us this question?I don't know the answer- he didn't give me his schedule! Or he could be with a critical pt. I don't know- he doesn't tell me these...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. How does your facility prevent falls?
    we're blamed either way....
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Charge nurse pay
    us too
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Almost lost my cool at work
    if you didn't break the phone, you did alright then.:roflmao:
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. About That Avatar...
    click on account, then where it says dashboard, click on that, and change avatar is toward the bottom. hth.:)
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I felt  belittled by a Dr.
    Just move on knowing some drs are pompous donkey behinds , and not take it personally. I will say though, MD i dealt with won't even let you explain. He usually ( if on phone) just hangs up on you...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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