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  1. Support for PICU Nurses at Children's Hospital & Research Center
    I was wondering what it would be like to have to care for that family. My thoughts and prayers are with the Oakland nurses.
    Jan 7, '14
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Why Do People Bully Me?
    I was bullied as a CNA by other CNA's and a few nurses. By the time I became an RN, I had conquered the situation, but I was bullied for a couple years. With one bully, a CNA, eventually, near the...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. advice needed
    This has become an ugly mess. The other nurse she told to do this, did, and put a big sign up that said "all discrepencies have been resolved." I had just not done the audits and when DON...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. advice needed
    She told us to just make up a weight, if a weight was missing. "Just look at what the patient weighed the day before and the day after and put something in, you know, common sense." I can't. I...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. advice needed
    My DON is having me audit charts prior to joint commission coming. She told me when she finds information is missing or incorrect she "just fixes it". These are closed charts and she told me if it...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Leave you family for nursing??
    This is a deeply personal decision your friend will have to make. It will strain her marriage I'm sure and it will be hard on the kids, but it can be done. I have an 8 year old daughter. I...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. 5 things you wish you knew as a new nurse
    1. RN does not mean "smarter than 30 year LPN" 2. Doing something for 30 years doesn't necessarily mean your good at it, RN or LPN, choose mentors carefully, but everyone is right sometimes so...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. back hurts
    Just a follow-up, yeah, the comment about "faking pain" was indeed tongue-in-cheek as my DON had informed me that if I just told them my back didn't hurt anymore, this would all go away. It was...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Being an ugly nurse
    I don't care what you look like, if you know how to pull me or my loved one back into a Normal Sinus Rhythm, you're the best nurse in the world. (Not always possible, but when you and your...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. back hurts
    You're probably right Been There, it does sound like I'm seeking medical advice. I'm not, I want career advice and suggestions and someone else to say "yeah, my back hurts too, it stinks", but this...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. back hurts
    Thanks Minnymi, I didn't mean to insult case management but after re-reading my post, I could see how it might sound offensive, I'm sorry. At our facility, the case managers spend a great deal of...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. back hurts
    Okay, I've been an RN for 3 years, before that I was a CNA. In 2005 one month into my first job as a CNA my back got messed up. Not too terribly bad, minor back sprain. We where 2 person transfering...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Ad for an MA program
    It's okay to laugh at me :) Early in the morning on my way to my RN job with my BSN, I hear these commercials and think, "Hey, maybe I should go to school to become an MA." LOL They run these...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    This might be one of the most entertaining threads ever. :) I wanna find a hospital with such a relaxed enviroment that people just sneak away and scrogg (is that a naughty word?). Must be a really...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Just when you think you should hang up the stethoscope
    It's been a horrible week. Wednesday the patient who refused her TED hose developed DVTs, the patient across the hall is a sweet heart who manages to break your back no matter how you transfer him,...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion