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  1. It's just a ******* straight cath!!!
    You are making this situation all about you, not your resident.
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Who would you vote for if the election was held this week?
    Trump has no political experience. Why in Hades would anyone vote for a reality TV star?
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Should I quit?
    We all have a form of PTSD. It goes with the territory. Nursing is as high stress as it gets. Must question the bipolar dx. Take some deep breaths, get some counseling, and use that Master's...
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Who would you vote for if the election was held this week?
    Curious as to why you refer to Bernie Sanders as a grumpy old man. Do you understand his platform?
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The Elephant In The Room and Evidenced Based Practice
    Adults realize that .. there are other ways to change the "system".
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New Job- I am so nervous!
    LTAC is a setting for medically complex patients, but they are stable.
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New Job- I am so nervous!
    How can the patients be "very critical" if they are in an LTACH?
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. It's just a ******* straight cath!!!
    While everybody is arguing over what can and cannot be done for her in the AL setting, the raging UTI continues. Waiting for her to go into septic shock?
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nursing agency opportunity
    If you signed the "contract" less than 3 days ago you can back out. If not have a lawyer look it over. Do not work for this agency, report them instead.
    Feb 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do you miss bedside Nursing?
    What .. exactly do you feel you will be missing?
    Feb 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. African American patients - a cultural question
    I have worked many years, with highly diverse patient populations. It doesn't get more diverse than Honolulu. My last hospital position was an inner city facility .95% of my patients were black....
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Should I stay or go? 1st Year RN wanting to quit without another job in place.
    I have quit jobs without another lined up. No problem finding another one. Only you know how much more you can take. Thinking that just knowing you are nearing the end of this nightmare, could ease...
    Feb 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The Elephant In The Room and Evidenced Based Practice
    Cannot TELL you how many facilities I have worked in with a BEAUTIFUL lobby. One had a baby grand piano and waterfalls. My first day on the job ( as a traveler), I had to bathe my patient for...
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The Elephant In The Room and Evidenced Based Practice
    Whoa.I wasn't going to the point of making demands, reusing assignments, etc. Sounds like YOU have.. in your mind. I was also not saying you are part of the problem. You have addressed the...
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The Elephant In The Room and Evidenced Based Practice
    Did you address the elephant ? What are your ratios?
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The Elephant In The Room and Evidenced Based Practice
    Clearly, you are one of "them" . As a profession, we need to "communicate our needs" for better staffing ratios and less paperwork.
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Thank You Nurses
    Most welcome.
    Feb 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Starting a forensic psychiatric job in a maximum security center as a new grad. ANY TIPS?
    What is your job description?
    Feb 5
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Confused about my interview
    Deep breaths. Realize there are many hoops to jump. Pretty sure correction facilities are desperate for nurses. If nothing else, it was good experience for future interviews.
    Oct 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. oxygen in dying hospice patients
    You are spot on. The tubing and prongs can cause significant discomfort, and no one knows if the actively dying patient is feeling it or not. Therefore it should not be used for family/ nurse...
    Oct 27, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How long is your commute?
    My commute is 15 feet, from the bed to the computer, I work from home. Until that becomes an option for you, only YOU know what kind of commute you can tolerate. Is this a 12 hour shift? You will be...
    Oct 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I NEED AN ANSWER!
    I realize your anxiety, I apologize for the inappropriate answers you have received. It is not possible for an outsider to determine the extent ,or results of a hospital background check. All...
    Oct 21, '15
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  23. ECG reading. HELP!
    P waves are not discernible. Needed to be re-done with better lead placement. May be a bundle branch block configuration, but that is a cardiologist's call. Highly doubt the stroke was related.
    Oct 21, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Oxygen therapy
    Oxygen is a drug. The liter flow is a prescribed dosage. The mask method of delivery would change the dosage ordered by the physician.
    Oct 20, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Bedside burnout
    You hate bedside nursing. Returning to a previous position in bedside nursing will not change that. You have 5 years of nursing experience. That qualifies you for the MANY opportunities that...
    Oct 20, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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