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  1. Why don't you just read the chart?
    I actually do read the chart when I can. I usually get a better report that way. Nurse or tech bringing the pt up usually hardly even knows the pt's name , much less any pertinent info. Trouble...
    Jul 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Not the right fit
    Hi I had a similar situation. I admitted that the job was not a good fit, and unfortunately, it was mutual.I was lucky that someone else wanted my skills. So admitting "not a good fit" didn't ruin...
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I need to know if I have the right to refuse care
    It's quite clear they don't care if they have to pay for a steady stream of CNAs. If I am reading it right , OP said it was her 4th day OTJ. Wow- great orientation. They dont lose any money if they...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I need to know if I have the right to refuse care
    Is there any way OP can look for another job? It's quite obvious as to why the other cna"left abruptly" no support whatsoever. Your nurse is an a- hole. They should be helping you , especially...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is this a new trend?
    Ding ding ding! we have a winner! I think this is the bigger factor. No one would be left IN a wet brief if they were attended to in a timely manner in the first place. Poor lasix pts....
    Jun 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. rant.. "4 weeks notice"
    dont feel bad, my coworker had to give 7 weeks notice. Had to work out rest of schedule,there is no one to take her shifts
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Well, Isn't This Special
    Yep. Right under the rug. Not even the doormat.Or under the bus too..
    Jun 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What else can be done with RN
    Thanks for all your suggestions. I was kind of hoping for suggestions that were not nursing/medical/healthcare I will look at insurance companies again. there was nothing available locally ...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Nursing loans really that bad? 120K
    what what what??? is there a less expensive college to go to? When you are wiping butts and playing pill jockey , it won't matter where you got your degree. Community colleges can prepare you...
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Well, Isn't This Special
    See? The "customer "just thinks that the NURSES are being lazy and not paying attention to their family member. It does not address lack of staffing,other situations, etc. Now nurse feels they have...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Open mouth, insert foot...
    i remember as a student asking someone when their last BM was. forgot they had an iliostomy .:o
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What am I getting myself into?
    in one word . yes. you might make someones life better. probably will be 1 in 100. majority are either so confused/demented that they wouldn't know if you were helping them, and the rest are so...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Well, Isn't This Special
    This is a disaster waiting to happen. said family member gets email/text message. Marches right in to tear said staff member a new excretory opening for not tending to their loved one. Dont...
    Jun 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing shortage???
    No, this isnt for me- I am completing my classes at a state school but they are around 2000 class. This is an RN-BSN school. I was referring to the schools that offer ABPNN ( accelerated program...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Nursing shortage???
    Note the bolds- that is part of the reason, and the other part is geographically we seem to have very few jobs that are available for ADNs beyond bedside pt care. I am working on bsn.but question...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    looks like she should have spent more time studying and less time tanning.....
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Brain-dead mom has baby
    Im sure it was less than the cost of an multiple icu stay for the elderly demented no quality of life pts who are kept as full codes and tortured with cpr , needles , pacers, tube feeds, stage 4...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Nursing shortage???
    ok , flame me if you want, but why do we need more BSN nurses when all we do is wipe people up , babysit them, and try to prevent them from falling???? we need STAFFFFFFFF!!!!!!! not BSN's . Cheap...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. What else can be done with RN
    yes i have been doing this for over 10 years
    May 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. What else can be done with RN
    All the rep jobs I looked at wanted a "proven sales record" Kind of hard to get if you can't get hired into sales in the first place.
    May 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Recliner Entrapment!
    i hate those recliners. the legs on ours stay up most of the time.its when when the pt wants out- the legs part is too difficult to push down, so Mr "I dont want to bother anyone" tries to get out...
    May 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What else can be done with RN
    any suggestions? As in good suggestions to use the degree toward another degree? How about jobs that pay kind of close to nursing? Other professions? As one can guess, I've had it with nursing...
    May 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Patient Scenario and D/C home
    I was going to say sepsis.
    May 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. What did you do when you got burnt out?
    But what if you are the breadwinner and cant go prn or even part time for that matter? Then what..... Im looking for out patient, but in my area they seem to be hiring MA's not RN's
    Apr 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Got written up AGAIN
    No pun intended? :)
    Apr 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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