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  1. Why do all foreign nurses want Cali.?
    Even Ohioans don't want to be in Ohio! 😀
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  2. Why do nurses "eat their young"?
    Those of us who have actually been victims of true lateral violence really don't appreciate the term being applied to every negative encounter, no matter how minor, that people seem to be complaining...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Unbelievable
    I actually think they do.
    Apr 5
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. Unbelievable
    She was aware but for some reason the other nurse seems to have a Teflon bubble around her.
    Apr 5
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. Unbelievable
    In the end the responsibility was taken from my hands. When I met with my union rep the entire situation came out and she made the call in order to protect me and then my manager rescinded the...
    Apr 4
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. Unbelievable
    "If you'd done that in the first place, you probably wouldn't have been written up for being mean to her." You're right but we have a process we are supposed to follow. Had I known it was going to...
    Apr 4
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. What to do about a classmate that is a pathological liar?
    That is not at all what you said in your original post hence the replies you received.
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What to do about a classmate that is a pathological liar?
    I hope you have a fresh pair of asbestos undies on because pretty sure you are going to get some heat from this. My advice, unless it directly affects you, stay out of it. It's not your business, you...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Unbelievable
    Thanks guys, I needed a reality check to make sure I wasn't overreacting. Fortunately I am part of a union so I will be grieving the write-up. Still on the fence about the compliance line. I'm hoping...
    Apr 2
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. Unbelievable
    I had to draw blood on one of the well-known doctors at my large facility. When I was finished I was trying to document only to find that the chart was locked because a nurse on another floor was in...
    Apr 2
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  11. Not happy with prof
    Did you fail because you didn't meet the requirements to pass? If that is the case you don't really have a reason to complain that it isn't "fair".
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Frequent Fliers...seeking ENEMAS!
    We had a guy who came in weekly but only wanted it to be given by a pretty, young nurse.:barf02:
    Mar 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Historic perspective on an ER treatment modality
    Also the initial treatment of sepsis is extremely interesting. Google Emmanuel Rivers. He has really made advances in the care of septic patients with regard to initial treatment in the ED that has...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Passed out during clinical
    It's a good bet you locked your knees for an extended period while standing at the end of the bed causing blood to pool in your legs. It might not have been the sight of blood at all but your blood...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    There's "topping the tank" and then there are the physicians that not only "top the tank" but also give enough fluid to top the tank of a small third world country. Hee hee! :nailbiting:
    Mar 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Seriously?!?!
    " I feel air rushing through my ears"
    Mar 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Nursing school uniforms and their fate after school
    We decorated ours with paint and glitter, paraded through the hospital and ended up on the top floor of the nursing school (6 stories) and threw our caps (yes caps) off the roof gleefully cheering as...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Taking dying patient home with children - what are your thoughts?
    Funny, after caring for their ill parents at home, mine have almost begged me to put them in a "nice home" when the time comes. They don't want to put their children what they went through. Will it...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    You're absolutely right. I blame my old age!!;) And I thought his stuff was brilliant!
    Mar 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    I too was raised on the "fill the tank" mentality until Rivera's work suggested that the sequelae from fluid overload increased mortality in sepsis patients. Close monitoring of CVPs and early, early...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    What you are seeing is the result of bacterial endotoxins (lipopolysaccharides) being released into the bloodstream due to disruption of the bacterial cell walls by the antibiotic causing a massive...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. RN-to-Paramedic
    Unfortunately, in Ohio, you have to take the entire EMT-B course and most of the EMT-P course. You wouldn't pass the EMT-B course with just your nursing education due to the operational/scene...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  23. ED tranfer.. No verbal report required
    That well may be but I think recommendations from such esteemed organizations are of little comfort to the sick patients in the waiting room who haven't even seen a doctor because no ED beds are...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. ED tranfer.. No verbal report required
    I'm sorry, apparently I over stated it, "many" EDs (except in yor area) are switching to this.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Case study help
    How about giving us your thoughts on each of the questions and we'll help guide you down the critical thinking pathway. :up:
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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