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Kyrshamarks BSN, RN

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    Crises Pay

    I just did a quick search (looking at a travel contract right now). I found apts and hotels for under 1500 a month and some hotels even have free breakfast. Just look outside of Manhattan area.
  2. OK, so let's say the death rate is only 1%. I place a bowl of 100 M&M's in front of you and tell you that one is actually cyanide and will kill you. Would you take the chance and eat one?
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    Moving TO Houston, TX area; SOS

    You can get a Texas license first
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    The answer is simple. Apply for a Texas license by endorsement. Your Florida license will get you a Texas license. Furthermore Florida is a compact state, untill your Texas license comes in, you can work in Texas. I know of several nurses from the Philippines that have done that with no problem.
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    Terminated the third week into my orientation

    Take this old rule to heart...if you are not 10 minutes early to something, You are late.
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    Unconventional hair colors

    I wish I had hair to color.
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    Something I posted in 2001

    I posted this in 2001....still true _______________________ A Graduate Nurse throws up when the patient does....An Experienced nurse calls housekeeping when a pt. throws up A Graduate Nurse wears so many pins on their name tag you can't read it....An Experienced Nurse doesn't wear one for liability reasons A Graduate nurse charts too much...An Experienced Nurse doesn't chart enough. A Graduate Nurse loves to run to codes...An Experienced Nurse makes Graduate Nurses run to codes. A Graduate Nurse wants everyone to know they are a nurse...An Experienced Nurse doesn't want anyone to know they are a nurse. A Graduate Nurse keeps detailed notes on a pad...an Experienced Nurse writes on the back of their hand, paper scraps, napkins, ect. A Graduate Nurse will spend all day trying to orient a patient...An Experienced Nurse will chart the patient is disoriented and restrain them. A Graduate Nurse can hear a beeping I-med at 50 yards...an Experienced Nurse can't hear any alarms at any distance. A Graduate Nurse loves to hear abnormal heart and breath sounds...an Experienced Nurse doesn't want know about them unless the patient is symptomatic. a Graduate Nurse spends 2 hours giving a patient a bath...an Experienced Nurse lets the CNA give the pt. a bath. A Graduate Nurse thinks people respect nurses...an Experienced Nurse knows everybody blames everything on the nurse. A Graduate Nurse looks for blood on a bandage hoping they will get to change it...an Experienced Nurse knows a little blood never hurt anybody. A Graduate Nurse looks for a chance to "work with the family"....an Experienced Nurse avoids the family at all costs. A Graduate Nurse expects supplies and meds to be delivered on time...an Experienced Nurse expects them to never be delivered at all. A Graduate Nurse will spend days bladder training an incontinent patient...an Experienced Nurse will insert a Foley cath. A Graduate Nurse always answers their phone...an Experienced Nurse checks their caller ID before answering the phone. A Graduate Nurse thinks psych patients are interesting....an Experienced Nurse thinks psych patients are crazy. a Graduate Nurse carries reference books in their bag...an Experienced Nurse carries magazines, lunch and some "cough medicine" in their bag. A graduate nurse doesn't find this funny...an Experienced Nurse does.
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    Social Media and Doxxing - Your Thoughts???

    This is actually a social media site..lol
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    Joint Commission Citing & Employee Files

    Remember TIC IS NOT A GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY!!! They are a private company that gives a "certification" thtvsays you meet their standards. Legally insurance companies and Medicare cannot even ask if you are TJC certified and cannot deny payment based on lack of certification.
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    Is this even Legal?

    Simple,. Call in sick that day. Let them worry about the staffing.
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    Are You Ready?

    Another few things to have (living in Gulf Coast Texas) are a small charcoal grill, aluminum foil and several large bags of charcoal, lighter fluid for them and MATCHES!!! At least you will be able to cook your food if there is a prolonged power outage.
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    Understanding the Risk of Firearms: Suicide vs. Homicide

    Because the fun is NOT a factor. It is simply the item chosen to do the deed.
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    Understanding the Risk of Firearms: Suicide vs. Homicide

    What could be more straight than I won't give up my guns ever. Not to you, not to the the police or even the government. When they start to try confiscations by police, then we have become a totalitiarian society and it is our duty to stand up to it. I would fight and die for my rights and yours. I spent many years in the military doing just that. Oh wait...according to some in power that makes me onenof the largest group of terrorists. A white, ex military male gun owner...
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    Understanding the Risk of Firearms: Suicide vs. Homicide

    i. Will. Not. Give. Up. My. Guns. Any of them to anyone.
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    Understanding the Risk of Firearms: Suicide vs. Homicide

    You can have my guns when you can pry them from my dead cold hands...but try and take them before then and see what happens.
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    Cared for MRSA patient without PPE

    OH MY GOD!!! YOU TOUCHED THE CLOTHES OF A PT WITH MRSA!!! you are going to be sent to leper type colony off of Antartica where will will have to beg for alms while the local population will throw rancid food at you and your limbs will rot off. Use some common sense. Did you see anyone else at the facility panicking?

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