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  1. "The Code Blue Disturbed The Other Patients" - Shame on you bad nurses!
    another reason why managers and administrators should be kept in a building about 100 miles from the hospitals and have to put their ideas and thoughts in a memo and neatly placed in the big green or...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. "The Code Blue Disturbed The Other Patients" - Shame on you bad nurses!
    whisper back, everybodys clear, shocking. oops i hope that didnt hurt. didt you say everybodys clear?
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. "The Code Blue Disturbed The Other Patients" - Shame on you bad nurses!
    put the quick combo pads on each side of the managers head, charge to 360 joules and shock. maybe something will work afterward.
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. "The Code Blue Disturbed The Other Patients" - Shame on you bad nurses!
    whispering "everybody clear!"
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Scrubs: MOBB, Dickies, other favourites??
    i hate scrubs, i wear tactical assault pants with polo shirt. the pants look like ems pants only with the option for knee pads for when i have to work on someone who is on the floor. the main thing i...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Docs who are actually willing to get their hands dirty.
    we have doctor like this where i work. he worked during med school as a nursing assistant and huc. he didnt even have to pay for med school, his dad who was also a doctor did. he has put pts on...
    Dec 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. TNCC-Advice please
    it can be handy if one of your patients falls and has a head or neck injury. it is also very handy if you witness a car accident.
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Blaming the nurse
    the media in minnesota was blaming us for the high cost of healthcare.
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Use your call light - Wisely
    or if they stand outside another pts room waiting for you while you are pushing a med. i have had both pts and their families do this. for some reason it takes longer to push the med when this...
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Use your call light - Wisely
    oh in a perfect world.... A selective call bell system..for example,when the call bell rings, they have an automated choice.... Enter 1 if you are calling to say you have to crap...
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. oversaturation makes managers arrogant
    you need to form a union, then it will be much harder for them to pull this kind of crap.
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. What do you pack for breakfast & lunch?
    what is breakfast and lunch? I am lucky if I get a chance to go to the bathroom.
    Aug 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How to pay for nurse anesthetist school (CRNA)?
    could check the military, they will pay for all of it for a certain number of years of service.
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. need a name for ICU's softball team
    code team
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. HR in 40s. Doc insisting on dig IV
    i agree with you, it should not have been given. one thing you could have done was tell him or her to give it themselves, although i would not have let them do that either. i wonder what it is with...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Executive compensation
    exectutives dont care about patients, staff or anything other that the money they can get into their own prockets. where i work the ceo pay is similar, and lots of money spent on things that make...
    May 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. "Why don't you just be a doctor?"
    i have always told people that i am too nice and too smart to be a dr. i have also told people that i like being able to do my shift and go home and not get the endless calls that drs do.
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Interrupting a Nurse Makes Medication Errors More Likely
    no kidding, i wonder how much money was spent on that study that could have been spent on pt care. although maybe now the hospital administrators can be shown this and something can be done to reduce...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Lowest BP?
    seen those numbers many times on people up walking and talking. i work with an er doc who says that her bp normally is 70's/40's. what i always want to know is it they are symptomatic.
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. need advice on starting ivs...
    sounds more like you have a confidence problem than trouble with your skills. if you can get away with just doing a lot of easy sticks for a couple of days will help. also dont try to force an 18...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Terrible visitors - Unsafe situation
    all the house sup did was reward their bad behavior. you did the right thing in calling security, but instead of barganing with them, they should have been booted out of the hospital, maybe with...
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. The Failure of the Joint Commission
    i think that jacho has the best people money can buy.
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Almost Fainting
    you may have locked your knees back. next time you are watching a procedure, try shuffling your feet, remember to take deep breaths, and tell someone if you do feel like your going to faint. dont...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. For ICU nurses
    it just takes some experience and critical care classes. find the right preceptor and you will have it made. it will also help a lot if you can find an icu where everyone works together, hell thats...
    Apr 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nursing is not recession proof
    hospitals in my area have had hiring freezes for quit awhile, even though they managed to make millions last year. I dont know how it is at nursing homes, but im sure they are not having to look very...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion