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  1. NJ RAMP Program Hippa violation??
    The letters I read clearly stated they would be kept private unless terms of the agreement were broken. In all cases, the nurse broke the terms and usually failed to respond to multiple attempts to...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. BSN program online
    I did an RN to BSN online program after I had been a nurse for over 30 years. Stats was my only true challenge, but there were many in my class who failed or were struggling. Not having face to...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Sex ed OMG
    As a high school junior of 17, I chaperoned a school camp for 4th graders (9-10 year olds). Let's just say they were much more 'informed' than I. This was 38 years ago when it was still taboo to be...
    Jan 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Help with pre-employment questions!!!
    If this is home care, the rules are very different than in a hospital or LTC setting. The parents can do whatever they want with their child (within reason) and you can't without an MD order. ...
    Jan 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Help with pre-employment questions!!!
    I agree that number 2 should be B. Pain is subjective. Quoting what the patient reports. You can then chart that you asked the patient to describe how they didn't feel well and quote their reply. ...
    Jan 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. What did Doctors know in Florence's day?
    They were busy chopping off limbs and watching soldiers die from disease.
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. Things that want to make you slap people
    The next time she says this, look at her very seriously and say, "Well I've been a school secretary for years because I know how to answer a telephone." Don't give her a chance to respond. Just turn...
    Jan 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I am even more dumbfounded when parents of autistic kids who have not been vaccinated come to clinic and tell me they are against vaccines because they cause autism. We know there is no possible...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. New Grad
    Depending on where you live, you are likely to have difficulty getting a job because you are a new grad. I would suggest you complete the courses as quickly as possible and see if this makes a...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  10. Malpractice Insurance
    Yes. 34+ years. Still carry it today. My policy is through NSO. I pay a little over $100 a year for my policy. It would pay for itself if I ever needed to consult an attorney. I am not naive enough...
    Jan 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. speeding ticket will i get hired?
    We will change your screen name to ~@Lead_Foot@
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. speeding ticket will i get hired?
    But the pedestrian shouldn't have been standing there in the cross walk like that. The heroin didn't belong to the driver. It wasn't their car! Just kidding.
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I started my nursing career and I am so unhappy!!!!! :(
    This can happen anywhere--even in an office setting. Or you could be the only nurse in an office setting with dangerous doctors and unlicensed personnel who are giving crazy telephone advice. ...
    Jan 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Area of nursing with the least amount of vomit?
    Phone case management. Even if there was vomit, you'd be far removed and not responsible for clean up.
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Umbillical hernia and GI bleed?
    Was she saying they were related or two separate problems? Define bloody stools. Was it bright red blood, occult blood, or black tarry stools? Was she saying the hernia had strangulated the bowel?
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How Nurses Can Create An Autism Friendly Emergency Room
    Don't forget that these children with ASD grow up to be adults with ASD who may present to your office, ER, or clinic! As the mother of a young adult with ASD and a nurse who works with the ASD...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Proof of degree question
    Prospective employers can verify your license with the board of nursing. As far as degree, I've never heard of having your degree changed to reflect your married name. I put the states I am...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What does an LPN do at a group home?
    The group homes I've visited use LPNs for medication administration, treatments, and general health monitoring (including clients' health maintenance, injuries, MD visits, etc). Some duties may...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  19. EVANGELISM IN WARD
    Based on the OP's other post, I'm a little worried about the OP. Hopefully I am just misinterpreting . In the other post, the OP states, "I mean the joy in playing the role of a saviour makes me...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. nurse residency- cincinnati?
    I can't answer your question directly but I believe Christ and Children's are both Magnet hospitals which are more likely to either require a BSN for employment or have you sign that you are enrolled...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. Hippa and confidentiality
    Actually everyone should have the right to privacy if they would prefer to discuss something with the health care provider or not disrobe in front of a parent. As far as giving results...if the...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hippa and confidentiality
    A sixteen year old is considered a minor child. I confirm I am speaking with a legal guardian of the correct child (name, date of birth). There are some results that are not given to parents such as...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Happy New Year
    Got another almost 4 hours to go here. We're still stuck in 2014. How's 2015 looking so far? Happy New Year!
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Large tip from dementia pt - unethical/illegal to accept?
    Don't know if she works for an agency or not and their rules but in my own opinion, it is ethically wrong. If she was a nurse, it could be considered a boundaries violation by the board of nursing. ...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. rn to bsn schools
    Best to you may differ from best to me. For me, it was important that the school accepted many of my previous credits. I had last attended college 30 years prior and didn't want to start all over...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges


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