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KathyDay

KathyDay

Patient Safety Advocate; HAI Prevention
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KathyDay specializes in Patient Safety Advocate; HAI Prevention.

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  1. KathyDay

    Leaving Your Job Due to Mandate

    WHAT? Then, how do you explain that over 957% of all hospitalized COVID patients in Maine are the unvaccinated. Vaccinated people do have breakthrough cas...
  2. Just yesterday, Governor Janet MIlls announced that COVID vaccinations will be mandated for all healthcare workers in the State of Maine. This step will help my...
  3. Yes, I know that and I got that it was tongue in cheek. I just wanted to bring that comment home, for how it is from the patient and family perspective.
  4. There is certainly nothing amusing about patients wanting to know that their caregivers are doing all they can to reduce their chances of infections. Take it f...
  5. "Prior to the Covid vaccine everyone is screaming "Don't trust Big Pharma". After the vaccine, everyone is "Trust Big Pharma, they wouldn't jeopardize people's ...
  6. KathyDay

    The COVID 19 Battle Cry for Retired Nurses

    I admire you for that, but my health, age and physical condition would not make me a good choice for them in the clinical setting. Plus, after being out of nur...
  7. KathyDay

    The COVID 19 Battle Cry for Retired Nurses

    I called my local hospital's Human Resources department and asked if they had considered using retired RNs as a resource during this crisis. I suggested that w...
  8. KathyDay

    The COVID 19 Battle Cry for Retired Nurses

    At my age I would not go back to the bedside during this pandemic. But, many facilities are using nurses to help with telemedicine and also nurse telephone tri...
  9. KathyDay

    Am I Crazy To Consider Going Back To Work?

    I have been retired for 20 years (retired from clinical nursing at 50yoa) and I am 70 years old. I called my local medical center and asked if they had remote ...
  10. KathyDay

    The COVID 19 Battle Cry for Retired Nurses

    Have you called your hospital to see if there are any remote jobs you can do, at home. That is what I was hired for, telephone triage for COVID, working from h...
  11. Just a few weeks ago, I was helping with a list of classmates from my nursing school class of 1970. Yes, it was so we could plan our 50th class reunion. I was...
  12. KathyDay

    Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

    I am a retired RN, who graduated nursing school in 1970. Most working nurses now would consider me a dinosaur, and in most cases they would be absolutely corre...
  13. Our TV drones on day after day with more and more outrageous stuff from Washington DC. He said , she said, he lies, she forgets, he says one thing, she says ano...
  14. KathyDay

    Forcibly removing piercings in psych patients

    What does this question mean, or imply?
  15. KathyDay

    Forcibly removing piercings in psych patients

    I agree. When I spoke to the man who is engaged to this woman, he felt the same way, but she was so traumatized by the assault that she was afraid. She refuse...
  16. KathyDay

    Forcibly removing piercings in psych patients

    That was my sense of things too. The person who shared this story with me was extremely angry about what happened to his fiance, but he showed me the photos of ...