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  1. At my workplace we have two vending machines in our breakroom: one for pop, one for snacks. We do not have a cafeteria and our vending machines are only filled once a week. Thus, our pop and snacks go
  2. Is anyone aware of a new CMS rule that all nursing progress notes are to be made available to patients in real time? This is the default at my hospital, and it is a HUGE safety risk to ER staff who ar
  3. One of my goals is to eventually be able to purchase a house. Many of my nursing colleagues are purchasing homes that are worth $450,000, $500,000 or even more. Sadly, my budget is about half of that
  4. Hey everyone, So Ive been floating between my main unit in CCU/CVICU and our covid ICU with no issues since the pandemic hit last Feb. Last month my heartrate started going erratic and turns out I was
  5. Davey Do

    The Motivator

    We all need something that makes us wake up and give the dawn of our new day a great big ole Cosmic Howdy. Now that Im retired, I dont need something to get me motivated, Im already there. But there w
  6. BunnyBunnyBSNRN

    Opening Texas

    Our governor has decided to lift all the state mandates re: mask wearing and business operating capacity. Now we wait for TEA to decide how schools respond. https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2021/03/02/
  7. Hi all, I have too much time to contemplate life during this quarantine! I have noticed some posters mention they recommend viewing nursing as your job and not your identity. I am guilty of having my
  8. So I got my first patient complaint. Without going into much detail, I had a patient who was on IV Morphine q 4 hours. Patient was reporting pain in middle of night. I administer medication to said pt
  9. Hi everyone, I graduated ASN in June of 2020, work currently in a psychiatric hospital on the Dual unit. I work periodically on the adult psych and adolescent units. I want to continue my education. I
  10. Lovethenurse2b25

    Struggling on my new job

    I started nursing in a long term care facility and rehabilitation hospital working PRN. And recently went onto a oncology/tele/med surg unit in a local hospital. It is a big learning curve for me beca
  11. My admin is throwing this around - trying to become a vax site for our school community. Ultimately, I know it will never happen because things are too disorganized, but my initial response was like..
  12. BooBooCrew

    Staying or Going?

    Judging from the post a few posts down titled Tired of being the bad guy I can tell its been a mess of a year for everyone, not just me and not just Texas. I didnt think I would make it through this y
  13. Has anyone has problems contacting the NHS Superannuation department and trying to obtain an estimate so they can retire? I have tried this week. I found their website, and they wanted me to verify wh
  14. Hello Everyone, I havent seen a thread for the 2021 Northwell nurse fellowships so I figured I might as well started. Has anyone been able to apply for any of their fellowships. I wanted to do the cri
  15. Im interested in hearing what other acute care hospitals do when they have have holes in staffing, such as same day call ins, or shortages of staff that dont allow for proper scheduling? Where do you
  16. nursevee76

    Re-entry

    I have been out of nursing for 4 years now but with 10 years experience. How likely can I get a job in the field again and or what programs would I need to take?
  17. LibraNurse27

    Staying Honest...?

    Hi all, I follow an account on Instagram called nurselifern, and they recently did a poll about how many nurses have made an error (almost all!), and then out of those how many reported. I was surpris
  18. I’m giving Covid vaccines in our community. I’m looking for tips on deltoid IM injections from other nurses. Many needle phobic people I want to give the least painful shot to possible. Also many frai