Big Blondie

Big Blondie ASN, BSN, MSN, APRN

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Big Blondie has 33 years experience as a ASN, BSN, MSN, APRN.

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    Question for CRNA’s in recovery

    Wait until time to renew.
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    VA HPMP legal

    In my county you can view warrants online.
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    UDS required by TPAPN

    I am a two time graduate of TPAPN and never had an observed urine at Quest where I did all my drug screens. I know a nurse that would go to another site (not Quest) and they observed all tests. Likely you will be told at the time you sign in to Reco...
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    Failed pre employment drug screen in Texas, now what?

    Yes I did.
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    Assistance Program Tips

    Sage advice except I don’t agree that you will mess up in your first year. This is doable without relapse or messing up if a person reads and knows and follows the rules to a T.
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    Anyone recovering by choice?

    Wow. You need a break for sure. So. Since you asked. I did have a choice not to be in monitoring. I had a choice to stop using. I’m a two time participant. Worked in ICU, busted, fired. Voluntary participant...18 years later. Worked ER, busted after...
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    Dilute urine

    I had one dilute. They called it a non negative. Got a letter saying if it happened again they might have me see a nephrologist if I couldn’t explain it. Never happened again.
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    Is this TPAPN order fair?

    Fair? Hmm. Nope. But if you want the privilege of practicing nursing in the State of Texas buckle up. It’s gonna be ride. You can do it. Before you know it you will be done. Good luck.
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    Is this a breach?

    My employer determined that I did not violate any workplace rules. The MA that turned me in realized she offered information in a group text that is not confidential, and also during our conversation. This really opened my eyes!
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    Happy New Year

    Life is great! Enjoy!
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    Discussion at nurse's station

    The CNA breached HIPPA. The Casemanager and the nurse have to communicate information about the patient. The nurses station is a place where report is given. CNA is part of the team. She should be reprimanded and educated on HIPPA.
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    Is this a breach?

    I work in a pedi clinic. An MA sent a group text that her son had a seizure and she needed someone to work for her. The following day I asked her if her son is ok as I heard he had a seizure from one of the MAs on the group text. She said yes. I aske...
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    And just like that... it's over.

    Good for you. Moving on from hellashios monitoring is the good life! Happy for you!
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    Happy for you. Have a happy life!
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    Diluted urine drug test!!

    I had a dilute twice. They called them non negative. What the h. Anyway. No repercussions.