caroladybelle BSN, RN

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caroladybelle is a BSN, RN and specializes in Oncology/Haemetology/HIV.

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    The Controversy: Mandatory Flu Vaccines

    What!!!!! Are you trying to get a perfectly innocent thread killed. A stray bullet or two might hit a thread just passing by, minding its own business.
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    Aging Nurses - Where do we go?

    We cover pregnancy leave, candy crush breaks, the ribavirin Pt because suddenly every one else is trying to get pregnant, and covering all the MRSA pts because the newly pregnant nurse ( who eats at the Golden Corral buffet) can't be exposed to dis...
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    Aging Nurses - Where do we go?

    At 51, I was keeping up with the new grads. Even after being diagnosed and treated for bilateral breast cancer. However, osteonecrosis of the knee has knocked me down a bit. I am on a desk job at least until knee replacement.
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    Stuck myself with dirty needle - please help.

    Do you make him wear condoms, each and every time? With a anti-apnea lubricant. You know that abstinence is the only real protection against contracting sleep apnea.
  5. Uuhhhhh, it will be difficult if you get your nursing degree, unless you have a Visa that permits you to work. The rules against working do not change when you gain an RN license. For some nationalities, it takes 6 to 10 years to obtaining a workin...
  6. A caveat about working in the U.S. while going to school. If you are coming to the U.S. on a visa, much depends on whether it is one that will legally permit you to work. The CNA training is not a degree but does prepare one to be certified and can ...
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    Housing, whats included?

    It depends on the company and the assignment. When I was on assignment in Manhattan (in the city), I was provided with furniture, utensils, microwave and linens. In Florida, I was provided with just the furniture. Learn to make Goodwill your friend,...
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    Want advice for BSN

    One big issue is do you have a green card, or a legal status that permits you to work in the US? The second issue, is do you have an Associates degree or a Bachelor's in Nursing?
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    Why do minorities have more respect for nurses?

    Have to agree with this. Working in Boca, and the Palm Beach area was h$&l. Things are bit more chill in other areas.
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    Is it true all nurses get MRSA or C-DIFF?

    A few years ago, I was worked up and pan cultured by ID, for some abnormal diagnostic results, following a trip to Africa. Even had a bronchoscopy done with cultures. Amazingly, nothing infectious showed up.
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    Feeling Very Discouraged

    But the OP was not being bullied here on the Board. In fact, the only person that has demonstrated "bully" type behavior here is.....you.
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    Feeling Very Discouraged

    They legitimately questioned the OP regarding the situation. They were not cruel, mean or evil. They did not call her a liar. You, however , jumped to conclusions, decrying the bad behavior of mean nasty nurses, though that is nowhere exhibited. Th...
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    Feeling Very Discouraged

    I am merely stating the fact that you are accusing them of being vile when the OP has even identified any specifics of their wrongdoing. As yet, I have not seen posters being "mean" to the OP. They are trying to ascertain what specific issue that t...
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    Feeling Very Discouraged

    Well, none of us were there. And despite being asked several times, the OP has not given ANY details that tell us what happened. So we do not know whether it was legitimate or not. We do know that she says that 2 of the school staff told her she w...
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    Can a patient sign discharge instructions after sedation?

    No!!!! Big No!!!!