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  1. Enough time in a shift to finish work
    I've been in nursing almost 30 years mostly in LTC. I've worked six years where I'm at now 3-11 shift at a 100 bed SNF and ICF facility. It has steadily gotten harder and harder to finish on time. We...
    Feb 4
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Being a Good Nurse Saved Time and Possibly... a life!
    I love happy stories!! You did great!!! :redbeathe
    May 12, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. how did they pass theyre boards??
    Never mind.... :)
    May 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. It all comes back tenfold...
    It's amazing how one small kindness can uplift a persons morale or brighten their day. Even a smile can make a big difference to someone who's having a bad day. Thank you for the
    May 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. LPNs Fight Efforts To Phase Them Out
    thank you!!!
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. What do you think constitutes  insubordination?
    Keep us posted on the outcome!
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. so.... what would YOU say?
    I think people try to analyze too much. :yawn:
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Never thought I'd have this problem: which job to choose?
    If it were me, it would be job A. But, you need to decide for yourself. Please let us know which one you choose!! Good luck to you.
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. do you need to take NCLEX again if you dont work for 2 years
    I didn't work in nursing for 9 years. I called the TN BON and all I had to do was 45 hours CEU's. I did it all online and mailed copies to the BON. Got reinstated in one week. I guess different...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Reprimanded for giving glucagon?!!!
    You absolutely did the right thing! What is your DON's problem??? Did she say why you should not have given it?
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. LTC Orientation for New Grad RN
    2-3 weeks isn't enough orientation for a new grad who's not worked on the floor before. Our facility gives at least 4 weeks and more if needed.
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. The real pay in nursing....
    You are a beautiful writer. I could actually visualize the scenario you were describing. Such a sweet posting, thank you.
    Oct 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. A break from nursing??
    I took 9 years off of nursing. I started my own online horse supply business, which I still run (almost 12 years). Last year I went back to LTC three days a week (3-11) & love it. I plan on...
    Oct 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. self employed lpn
    This is something I would be very interested in also. I'm self motivated & have had a non-nursing online business for 12 years.
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The Money is my motivation
    If I didn't need the money, I probably wouldn't work. I do enjoy my job, my patients and my coworkers, though.
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. skilled days
    At our facility, if a skilled resident is gone longer than 24 hrs and come back, they are considered a new admit.
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. When everything could go did
    Wow!! You are awesome!!
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Help! Insubordinate Nursing Aides
    What a horrible experience for you! You sound like a very caring nurse. I thank God that I work in a wonderful LTC. Most of our nurses, CNA's, DON & ADON's have been there for years. They pay the...
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What are the worst call in excuses you've heard?
    "I took a laxative last night and now I have diarhhea, so I can't come in".... "I had a death in the family"...for the third time this year. "My horse got out"....
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What color scrubs do you wear?
    We can wear any scrubs/uniforms we want. As long as it's clean, not faded, or wrinkled. Every Friday we can wear jeans. It's probably different in a hospital setting. Our residents love the colorful...
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How well do you get along with your coworkers?
    I get along very well with all my coworkers, CNA's included. Everyone helps each other & work as a team. All of our residents are everyones responsibility, not just the ones on our assigned hall. If...
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Two Jobs and or passions.
    Besides nursing, I have an online website (12 years), selling horse related stuff.
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nurse Vs Daughter! Help Me!!!
    Please try to get in touch with him. If it doesn't work out, at least you tried again. Don't give up. I hadn't seen my Dad in over 10 years after he and my Mom divorced. I had to find out from a...
    Jun 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Calling for help!
    Call the doctor or 911.
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Tidbits, facts, save-your-butts...for new nurses in LTC
    Listen to and follow up with your CNA's when they report a problem. A few weeks ago, as I was transferring a resident to the hosp. with severe abd. pain, one of our CNA's was getting the resident...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing