Kooky Korky BSN, RN

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    School Nurses, When To Call Parents!

    Now in English, please.
  2. Time will tell. Best wishes
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    Signs of Toxic/Unhealthy Workplaces

    Protected cllass is not part of hostility at work. IMHO
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    Clinic Staffing

    How many staff members work with you? I am finding overwhelm with just me, especially at the start of the year. I have no assistant.
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    Charting Bloopers

    You paged him to call them, they had left. What???
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    Counseling Staff Members On Sick Leave

    Who asked you to talk to her?
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    Students lying about you

    Like you said - have a witness, keep meticulous notes. Why is this kid lying? Or is she? Or what?
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    Medication Error in School

    Please let us know what your wonderful Sup replies about this.
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    Medication Error in School

    That would be good, as it would pretty much prevent parents doing something bad with the pills.
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    Medication Error in School

    They might be happy now but they will turn on you in a heartbeat if you mess up. Watch your step.
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    Medication Error in School

    The requirement for a receiving nurse to verify the med received is a good one. But it sounds like the Sup never oriented her nurses to this requirement. Sounds like the Sup should be held responsible, too, not just the nurse. ...
  12. We have always, in modern times, been responsible to not follow orders from doctors if those orders are not right. We are to question them and get them corrected.
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    Falsely Accused Of Patient Neglect

    Why confuse her? No sponge is involved.
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    Falsely Accused Of Patient Neglect

    Bad mouthing people and places on social media will come back to bite you. resist the temptation to do it. And no employer will be kissing any part of you or growing any skin. YOU are the one who will suffer if you are rude to them...
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    Partner locks up W2s prevents LPN from renewing license.

    Did you have Direct deposit? A tax return? Your employers surely have records going back more than a year. Get a lawyer to force them to produce such records. Social Security has all of the records. Get the records from them.
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    Falsely Accused Of Patient Neglect

    Go work somewhere else. Say absolutely nothing to any new employer about this issue. You just want extra work.
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    Falsely Accused Of Patient Neglect

    expunged The son sounds like a jerk. Why didn't he say something at the time?????!
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    How much I pick up affects my yearly evaluation?

    And your manager has no right to require to share anything about your private life. It is nobody's &#@^#$&) business if someone in your life has cancer, a sore bum, or a freaking rash. That is your private business and I encourage you to st...
  19. Saving your son's life is not crossing a picket line, IMO.
  20. It's a jail. Someone needs to know when you are stepping away for a potty break - or wherever you are going. The mask - should be fit tested. Try to quietly see what other staff do about this. Forget friendly chatting for now. Goo...
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    Jails without correctional officers walking with you?

    Never mind the blame. What about nurses' safety?
  22. Of course, the big guys' pay was likely not cut, only line staffs' pay.
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    Just realized a Dilaudid waste error. What do I do?!

    Tell your boss ASAP, take the chewing out, go on with life. Forgive yourself. Lesson: Do not let anyone rush you when it comes to YOUR well-being. PA and relief nurse can just wait til you deal with the stuff you HAVE to deal with.
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    New Nurse At State Facility

    Only you can answer that. Nothing is wasted, friend. Still, you have been there a very short time. See how it goes for the next few weeks. Best wishes.
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    Anyone encountered this before?

    About 99% of the things you mention needn't really be charted. Often, the less said, the better.