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  1. Does this make me a liability?
    Well stated.
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Bad Weather--Hospitals could care less about your safety
    I once let a relatively new coworker stay at my home as I lived FAR closer than she did, saving her the expense of a hotel. She ended up being someone I wished I had never invited into my home. ...
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Verbal Hand-off Reports - Are they no longer necessary?
    I still like to give a verbal report. If a family is "dynamic" (difficult to interact with), or has unreasonable expectations, if the patient is constantly on the call bell for unnecessary things,...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 1/9: What I learned this week - Worst. Vagina. EVER.
    Said lady should go to the store and buy a purse.
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 1/9: What I learned this week - Worst. Vagina. EVER.
    *****!!!
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The ONE thing that will make your nursing life easier
    So true! What someone wants is not always what is best for them!
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I need an ER nurse to answer this question for me (pt with HIV related)
    acim, LPN I'm sorry that you are feeling this way. As other posters said they do indeed keep records. They must. I'm with ktwlpn, this needs to be addressed with the hospital as well as with...
    Nov 13, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Adenosine administration
    I have also never given Metoprolol (Lopressor) 10 mg IVP in one go. Wow.
    Sep 30, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I want to throat-punch my co-worker
    Love the tread name. My words of wisdom? Sometimes people just plain SUCK. Whatever her problem is/was, it started LONG before you came along.
    Sep 28, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Need advice about unethical nurse
    If you are the only other nurse on the unit, then you are in a tough spot to try and refuse to cosign. Again, you are only witnessing that the UNUSED portion of a med is discarded appropriately;...
    Sep 5, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "How did that get there?"
    I have seen some folks glue them to a badge reel and make flowers out of them, adding colored "jewels". They come out very pretty.
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "How did that get there?"
    I have seen some folks glue them to a badge reel and make flowers out of them, adding colored "jewels". They come out very pretty.
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The Dreaded Group Projects
    I too had this issue last spring. Instead, I did my portion, added whatever little they contributed, and made sure everyone was referenced for the work they did. Our final project was crap as the...
    Jul 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Sleep/dreams
    Me too Pixie!!! Sometimes waking up is terrifying...
    Apr 28, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. home care CNA and meds
    Having worked in homecare in the past, I know exactly what you are talking about. We live in such a litigous society, you have to protect yourself. Good job doing a good job!
    Apr 26, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. ER Wishlist Items!
    That specific piece of equipment is amazing. we also have two sheets made of parachute-like material that assist in the same way. Both products are amazing.
    Apr 26, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. I'm a nurse and I don't like people.
    You took the words right out of my mouth, with the exception of work history. I did Float Pool, and ER. Home Health sucked the life from my very core.
    Apr 23, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. SOBER 1 YEAR
    Woot woot!!!
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. I think I failed Nclex in 75 questions
    Yahoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Any ER RNs do infusion (IV team too)?
    I once worked in a facility that had an IV team. That is my dream job. The IV nurses always offered help in any way they could during their down time. They were a great group of people.
    Apr 1, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Forgetting to prime peripheral IV line...
    There was a case where an adult patient received an injection of 300 ml air via IV during a procedure. The patient coded on and died prior to completion of the procedure. Scary business... Hope...
    Apr 1, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. New grad. Torn between two..ER or med/surg?
    I also started out in ER. Solid advice on here from all.
    Mar 30, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Funny license plate
    I saw one once from a new PA-- said IMAPYAY
    Mar 26, '15
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Being Bullied
    My personal opinion? Doesn't sound as if management is very supportive of you. No, it is NOT like this everywhere. Update your resume, and start going on some interviews. No one should have to...
    Mar 21, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. What are your pet peeves?
    Picture someone with their arm thrown over their forehead, "wilting flower" type, that "suffers" from "blah, blah, whatever..." Not "has," is "being treated for," "diagnosed with."
    Mar 19, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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