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  1. Is this legal?
    http://www.azbn.gov/documents/advisory_opinion/AO ABANDONMENT OF PATIENTS.pdf See: I, sub section 'E' I would be hard pressed to imagine any state's BON not having similar language. And if...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Is this legal?
    How would you be 'forced' to come in on a day off? What will they do? Drive over and drag you in? Please... I work my scheduled time. I never call in. If they were to (last minute, after...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    A one time BP should be looked at in context, along with symptomatic versus not...A single 'low' BP means nothing without qualifiers.
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Vent thread... when to send a pt out
    ALWAYS call the receiving facility when you send a patient ANYWHERE. (in any setting...this includes ER nurses sending patients back) I am an old ER nurse, and it chapped my hide when I didn't get a...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. NANDA- workup
    a fractured hip does not cause poor circulation and poor circulation is not necessarily a result of a fractured hip... it wouldn't work...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. NANDA- workup
    immobility from fx hip also could use r/t: poor nutrition AEB inability to change positions q 2 hours (by herself) the why would be in the body of the care plan
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Can i get all of your opinions? Confused
    I think you've already answered your own question...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. MCC (FL) raises bar for nursing program.
    in my experience (nursing instructor 5+ years,) poor test taking skills, anxiety, and a host of other factors can cause one to fail the boards... let's be honest, passing the boards does not a...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Holding our tongues vs things we really want to say!
    Always wanted to ask: "Why did both of you (parents) bring in the 2 other (well) kids, in with your "sick" kiddo, who only has a temp of 101, at 0300 on a school night..."
    Jun 21, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I hate it!!!
    It's not politically incorrect to ask the question Michigan... Why on earth would one want to bear a child he/she CANNOT afford?? We have the right to ask this question
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Holding our tongues vs things we really want to say!
    Actually worked with a guy who frequently said: "You came here for THAT?" "If that were my kid, I wouldn't have brought him" "That laceration isn't very big at all" "If it were me, I...
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Need To Vent!!!
    Ah yes, the "while I'm here I'll get seen too" visit... one of my favorites... right up there with the family plan of 7 pts, all with different last names, coming in 2 hours past what should be...
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. I hate it!!!
    That's not the point...They likely don't pay anything...Public assistance foots the bill..
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Theft Ring Dress as Nurses
    funny post...thanks for the chuckle
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. AMA to consider endorsing undercover patients
    What about the unnecessary radiation for these undercover pts?
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Medicaid. Is it being abused?
    Excellent post traumanurse... When I was a kid, I (purposely) broke windows in what I thought was an abandoned building...The owners found out it was me (small town) and my parents paid the owner...
    Jun 11, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Medicaid. Is it being abused?
    I'm just tired of paying for others' poor choices...If a family member makes a poor choice, the family should come together and take responsibility, not thrust it upon the taxpayers... My sister...
    Jun 9, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Medicaid. Is it being abused?
    "Had to be put on Medicaid" No...That was your choice... I was working prn 2 years ago...My 2 and 4 year olds were 90/month each...Cigna HMO, great coverage...Opened the phone book, and shopped...
    Jun 9, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. tele nurses
    5:1 I would never tolerate more, and I close beds d/t short staffing... CNA: 5:1, up to 7:1
    Jun 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Houston to hire tele-nurses to work with 911 dispatchers
    Agreed it may be a bad idea, though the idea doesn't sound that much different than telephone triage nursing (I did that for a year, and we had many calls that should have been 911 calls)... After...
    Jun 6, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. nurse vs doctors
    I stopped after "inteligent" Get spellcheck
    May 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Every weekend job?????
    I did two 16s for 40...6a-10p... loved it...
    May 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. do you check you license for any discipline?
    Public information Craig...It's how employers verify...
    May 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. coworker complained: I dared to say "butt."
    You are a charge nurse AND take a pt assignment? Sounds dangerous to me...And the sup places pts? Not in my world...I am a house sup, and my charge nurses place pts...
    Mar 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Major Academic Problems Of Nursing Students
    Good grammar and sentence structure factor in to my (nursing) students' grades on care plans, work ups, etc...
    Mar 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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