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  1. Perfume at work?
    It is still a scent. And not everyone likes the smell of coconuts.
    Dec 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Communicating with Doctors
    We co-ordinate our calls. If I am paging the doc in call, I let all the other nurses know so that if they need something they can be available. This saves the doc being called 6 times in one hour. ...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. charge nurse:  dealing with negativity
    There are people who will never be happy with their assignment. You could give one nurse I work with all walkiesmtalkies and she would still complain that she was walking too much between rooms.
    Dec 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Advice to a 49er fan moving to Montreal
    If you want to work in Montral, you will have to be fluent in French.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Appropriate orientation attire
    I would not wear jeans. Our hospital CEO hates jeans so no one wears them. Better to show up slightly overdressed than under dressed. Business casual at the very least. No scents. Tidy hair. Look...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Hygiene After Hospital Shift
    Germs are all around us. You are more likely to contract MRSA at Wallmart than through work.
    Nov 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    I never considered that giving a suppository was dirty work. You have the diaper open, and the patient on their side. It takes, what, 10 seconds to put the supp in. Instead,you want to wait until you...
    Nov 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I never would have thought of that...
    Dissolve crush meds in warm water when giving via g-tube. They will dissolve better.
    Nov 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Have you noticed...
    I think you always find what you are looking forward. If you go in expecting to see "nurses eat their young" - then that is how you will interpret anything said to you. If you go in expecting to be...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    That gave me chills!
    Nov 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Get better soon Esme! We need you! We love you!
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Possibly. But if there was one thing we learned from SARS I think it was that it better to be over-protected than under.
    Oct 22
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Forgot to add that they are looking into installing plexiglass partitions to provide further protection moving forward.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Ontario Canada here. As of this week: Registration clerks and triage nurses are working in full PPE: gloves, masks , face shields and gowns. First question asked is travel to infected areas in...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. example question
    You want to strong side to always lead. So to get into bed with a weak rt side you would out the chair on the ride side of the bed
    Oct 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. CNO Membership
    No. You are responsible for your own fees.
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    I'm Canadian so our holidays are a bit different but here is how our unit works long weekends. You work eight Easter or Victoria Day (equal to Memorial Day) you work either July 1 (equal to July...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. What is the correct procedure for flushing a PICC line that has TPN running?
    Why would you flush a PICC that has something being run through it? If it is being used, there should be no reason to flush.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Girl brain dead part deux
    I think the fact that her entire body, including most of her head is covered in blankets us very telling. They are hiding something.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. RN Health Issues
    Here we go again. This topic has been discussed to death. Do a search and you will find lots of threads about nurses who are overweight, nurses who smoke and so on.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Are American hospitals ready for Ebola?
    Hmm - my first post disappeared. Guess the cat ate it. Anyway - here we go again. I am Canadian and I think my hospital is prepared for Ebola. We were a SARS hospital back during the SARS...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Can't get the link bar to go away anymore
    I have it too on my iPad. i hate it
    Oct 4
    Forum: Site Feedback
  23. Nursing shoes that aren't clogs
    I like the Nurse Mates brand.
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Technical difficulties - not charting
    There must be some sort of down time procedure to follow. Can you look for this?
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Charge nurse unnecessary comments
    Ha ha! You are correct. I have corrected my post. As noted below, the cat loves to interfere with my iPad and computer. I am often posting around his head!
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations

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