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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    Yes . such a tragedy . for her and Ms Murphey . Could have been avoided .
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    I hope she won't have to go to prison. Shes going to have to live with this the rest of her life . that's a big punishment . her life is ruined . her nursing education is gone .
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    LTC Question/Opinion

    You are correct . as long as someone works it , they will never change . they do it because they can and the nurse who does it is the one putting her license on the line . im retired . im glad I don't have to work anymore .
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    Wow . I was hoping for something like extensive community service or something.
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    Well, they jury has spoken . I just wonder what they sentence will be . Whatever it is, shes going to be in her own living hell until the day she dies . she will never get over it . I know I wouldn't . maybe this can just be a learning experie...
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    LVN MED SURG/ER

    Of course your years of experience count . you've worked hard and had a lot of dirty work to clean up. I don't like it when other nurses feel they are so much better than someone else . I bet youve been given tasks to do just because you were t...
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    Wow . I feel so bad for the patient and the nurse . it had to be so horrible for Ms. Murphey . to have to lie there and not be able to breathe and no way to get any help . I sit here. and try to hold my breath. Trying to put one toe in her shoe and I...
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    When Delegation is Unsuccessful

    Exactly. I haven't worked in a lot of places but have worked in a few LTCs. Im thinking they all operate in about the same manner . you have licensed nurses assigned to each area and that nurse is responsible to check on delivery of med, to her assi...
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    I wonder why such a dangerous drug was even in the accumed cart . seems like that should only be accessible thru the actual pharmacy in the instance it is going to be administered by an anesthesiologist. I read she was on the deans list in coll...
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    LTC Question/Opinion

    Yes on the night shift at that facility only LPNs . supervisor on call if needed but yeah I was expected to do the calling to get the dayshift covered . im not there anymore .
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    Latest on RaDonda Vaught case

    I am trying to follow this along . and I was just thinking about something . There were so many warnings that she ignored and apparently ignored the 5 rights of med admin . and they say she said she gave 1 mg of the med . so if she was ignorin...
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    Radonda Vaught Trial

    I think she will be found guilty and the hospital won't take any responsibility . all the hospital will have to do is write up some more policies and procedures on the pyxsis, do some inservice trainings and showed they did that and they will be free...
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    LTC Question/Opinion

    I worked alot of LTC . I had a heavy med pass scheduled for 6am and had to start early too get done by 7 am for day shift to have the cart . Call ins of CNAs started about 6 while I was trying to get thru this med pass. I was expected to be on ...
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    LTC Question/Opinion

    Leave a quickly as possible . I Don t think I would even give the courtesy of a notice . Then watch them scramble to get coverage .
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    When Delegation is Unsuccessful

    Your facility has 24 HR coverage with licensed nurses, yes?