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  1. How much trouble am I ? Scale: 1 to super fired
    Exactly. RUN,RUN,RUN and NEVER EVER look back. That place sounds horrible.
    Dec 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Instructor taking too long to post grades
    I would email the instructor and ask. I had an assignment that was not graded, and my instructor had to call IT for help because for some strange reason she couldn't see it. Soon after it was...
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Transfer to NICU or nursery without experience
    I agree with the above advice. I had a coworker who due to a shoulder injury and subsequent surgery that worked in an adult neuro ICU transferred to NICU. She did have a few years of adult ICU...
    Dec 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. RRT on DNR
    No you didn't do anything wrong. I am a RRT nurse. Honestly if they were DNR or comfort care there is not anything we can do but keep the pt comfortable. To be honest I get all kinds of calls...
    Dec 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The Turnover Tree
    Every single time I have to make the disclaimer that this is medical satire.
    Dec 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Problems at work. Need advice!
    Sorry that you lost your job. I agree that when I worked med surg I kept a brain sheet and wrote things down and crossed them off as I went. In ICU I had a sheet in each room that I kept a running...
    Dec 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Too good for poo
    Ok.... that is the craziest thing I have read all day.
    Dec 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Henry Ford Hospital?
    Henry Ford Health system still hires new graduates. I cannot speak to HF Main since I have transferred back to Wyandotte. When I worked at HF main we did have new grads in the ICU.
    Dec 14
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  9. Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    We need to write to our senators and representatives in Michigan to make this stop. This is horrible if this passes. I have already written the governor. We are going backwards not forwards with a...
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Don't think my marriage will survive night shift
    Even if he did wait for the kid to take a nap he doesn't have to come into the bedroom to get dressed. He can get his clothes together that morning and take a shower during afternoon nap, and get...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. what age did you decide to become a nurse
    I was a teenager. I had thought about teaching, but took a class where we helped younger kids with reading in high school and made a decision that I wouldn't make a good teacher. It had been...
    Dec 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Calling codes
    You recognized the change, and responded appropriately. I work rapid response and would rather someone call me, even if I feel it is not needed than not call and should have. You do not need to...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. PRN med order question
    I am confused as well. Why did they change it to po q 4 hours with only two doses in 24 hours? Why not just order the ativan 1 mg po 2 x daily? I would have been calling for clarification.
    Nov 26
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Organ/tissue donation question
    Possibly how much NS she received. She had a ton of fluids between the ED, OR, and, and your unit. I would ask the rep from the OPO next time for sure.
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. IV catheter changes..
    At my facility I am actually not sure how long before the IV site is changed. I have restarted some patients every 24 hours. I just got really irritated with a floor nurse (I am rapid response) due...
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. IV starts in nursing schools
    Here in Michigan it was a liability issue and we were not taught how to start IV's or do blood draws in nursing school. It was strictly on the job training.
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Who punches a cancer patient?
    I am so sorry some punk kid punched your dad. You should really press charges. If he did that to your dad what other elderly person would he do that to? My thoughts and prayers for you and your...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Accessing central lines/IV starts
    I cannot agree more.
    Nov 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. advice on being written up when I dont think I should have been...
    You should have notified the physician as well as called a rapid response. Sounds like this patient needed narcan at 0030, not waiting until 0500. I have to fill out a rapid form for seeing a...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. Shift workers show long term cognitive decline
    Thankfully I am straight nights. I have a few former co workers who work a day/night rotation. I think it is one month nights three months days. That day stuff is for the birds. I did days in a...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Is your hospital in the Arctic Zone?
    I run hot all the time. I have a hormonal issue, and run HOT! I totally understand when a woman in menopause is having a hot flash. It sucks. My office is either like the arctic or hotter...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Oh no. I wish her a speedy recovery.
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. "She'll put your butt in a nursing home."
    WOW! That takes the cake.
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. "She'll put your butt in a nursing home."
    I cringe when parents say that to kids. I cringe too when parents tell kids that the policeman will take them to jail for something like not listening. UGH
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Throwing out pillows!? Does anyone else do this!?
    We have some disposable pillows so we throw those out. If it can be reused after being sanitized we will.
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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