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  1. Why don't you just read the chart?
    We are not allowed to research patients prior to admit for 2 reasons- 1, it locks the chart so docs & ER nurses can't access it, and 2 HIPPAA. What if the patient dies & I never see them? Or leaves...
    Aug 12, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I feel like they should change the title of this site to "reasons why my job sucks"
    I didn't read all of the comments, but I have actually had several CNAs tell me "I wanted to be a nurse but now that I've been a CNA I'm definitely not going to because of how much you nurses seem to...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. PICC Maintenance
    I'm doing a presentation for the clinical staff at the rehab hospital where I work. I've noticed that some of the nurses are making errors regarding PICC line maintenance and I wanted to fix them....
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. So check this out....
    I have about 15-18 patients depending on the day. Sub-acute rehab. With extensive wound care, HBO, dialysis, and at least one trach/Jtube. I often find myself wondering what a bathroom is, and if my...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Do you have family members who are nurses?
    My mom is a FNP, working on her doctorate. I really had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, only that my present career (I used to own a dog kennel) was not going to work out financially. My...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How to get acute care experience?
    I graduated a year ago in May with my RN/BSN. I have only been able to get a job with Mollen and in a LTC/Rehab facility. All of the hospitals want at least one year of ACUTE experience... how can I...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN