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  1. Anybody here ever found a GF or a future wife as a "murse" at work?
    As a guy who has been nursing waaaaay too long, I can tell you my male coworkers and I HATE the term murse.
    Aug 25
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. chiropractor employee taking blood pressures
    Just because the state nurse practice act says it is a protected title does not mean that the averge joe public is covered by that rule. Only those with a nursing license are compleled follow those...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Taking pictures on nurses without permission
    Unless it is a public place, and most hospitals are not, you have every right to privacy and not be photgraphed at work. There must be consent between you and the photographer, be it written or...
    Aug 22
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. POA/HIPAA violation
    I think the big question is if you were on the clock or off the clock when doing this. I f you were off the clock then you were strictly acting as her POA and have a right and access to her records,...
    Aug 18
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Just to enlighten a few of us, a sneeze can send droplets as far as 200 feet per an MIT study. So in reality it is airborne if it can travel that far. Would you want to risk your life on that fact...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    that's wonderful that you are willing to be so self sacrificial that you would take those ebola cases without question or complaint. I am sure that if you unfortunately contract it and lay there in...
    Aug 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    If you have looked and can't find the answer then yes, ask. At least you tried on your own to find the answer.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Wow, not even going to get started on the whole gender neutral thing. I have held off responding here for a bit to see how the responses are flowing, and I must say they are going just as I...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I am getting flamed by a fewer than I thought..LOL There have been a few "negative" commentsw directed at me but I am an adult and can take those without feeling like I am being bullied. :up: So...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    WINNER WINNER!!!
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I am sure I am about to get flamed for posting this, but I feel the need to anyways. I have been seeing these threads talking about bullying and teachers or preceptors hating the students, and new...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. New BSN grad fired after 5 weeks of orientation
    I hate to say this but I love how it is always the preceptors fault that a new grad is having a hard time in orientation.....
    Jul 3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Lancing for family-
    Take out his appendix, yes you would get in trouble. Lance a boil, no you would not. On second thought in certain circum stances, taking out his appendix would not even get you in trouble...but never...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. No ot pay for optional ot
    Federal law states unless you are exempt (salaried) employee, you must be paid at 1.5 of your regular hour rate. She is wrong.
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Open up....Spoonfed report
    It is really simple. She starts to ask questions, tell her that if she just listens her questions will probably be answered. Give just the facts of dx, any RECENT labs that may have been ABNORMAL. ...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Walkie Talkie
    I personally prefer my pts gorked,and a crusher flusher over a walkie talkie any day
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Documenting Fentanyl
    And if you give someone 25 to 50 mg of fentanyl, call the funeral home. That much would kill. Watch how you write your dosing now. Mistakes like this happen and cause serious consequences.
    Jun 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Resignation with only 2 weeks notice?
    What are they going to do? Kidnap you and make you stay there? They cannot make you stay there. Take you travel contract and enjoy.
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Nurses selling at work?
    You were in your Dr office when you did this? You have no right to do something like that. That is his office and his property that you destroyed. If the MD has no problem with the poster in his...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Your first experience with a dead person
    Seeing? 9 years old when's mom died of a heart attack while sitting in a chair with me. Causing a death? My first was in my early 20's while in the military working as an military advisor on El...
    May 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What did you get for nurses week?
    Written up....
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    After 27 years of doing this thing called nursing, if you say to me that you have pain, I believe it. If you have multiple pain meds ordered I will always go first to the strongest and max dose I...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    sorry about the typos. 2 am posting on a phone with fat fingers.
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    From personal experience with sever pain, a person can be snowed and still have 10/10 pain. I once got a total of 40 mg morphine over a 3 hour period. Alot I inow and I was flying twenty feet off...
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Practice Problem Zosyn 4.5 g in 100 mL?
    792 ml/minute
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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