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kjmta57

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    What would you suggest?

    I am having a problem with some of the answers posted in here.number one until it is made legal smoking marijuania is illegal.so what some of you are saying as long as you are doing something illegal not before clinical its okay?some example for nurs...
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    Mandatory Overtime

    In the state of calif we still have mandatory overtime unfortuntaly SB1027 has been watered down quite abit since it first was written and is now on hold
  3. I think my question is when a facility works nurses short or long hours is it going to be the nurse taking responsibility or the facilityIs the facilities also since this will be public use this against the nurses?
  4. I feel this will have agood side and a very bad side to it. One the consumer the patient has a right to know when there has been a error without a question.they are paying for the care they have the right to know when there has been a mistake.but I f...
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    working with ancillary staff

    2 days ago the nurses where I work had a meeting and throughout the meeting I noticed most of the complaints concerned staff such as lab techs,psych technicians,etc.they feel that as they are running their hindends off the ancillary are spending most...
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    Would You Put Your Job On The Line?

    I'm glad to see that team work is a word that means something.yesterday I was in a meeting where a doctor made the comment that we needed nurses(meaning RNS) It did my heart good when a RN stood up and challenged the doctor that LVNs where nurses and...
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    Causes of nursing shortage no mystery

    actually responded to that article a couple of months back to the editior and challenged him to wright another article where he would follow what Robert Johnson had suggested and interveiw nurses that actually work on the front lines.of course I neve...
  8. Alot of the issue lately being brought up in the senate concerns RNs do you feel the Lpn/Lvn is being left out in the issues presented?
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    What is your favorite shift?

    I work 10 hour shifts from 0530 to 1330 and love the days off.right now it is 104 here in the afternoons and those are killers by 2pm but I,m gone by 4pm when its at its worse.
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    Role as a Correctional Nurse

    It all depends on several things like what state are you in what level of coustody are you talking about?I work in a level 4 facility in calif.we have duel roles of nurse/peace officer.I give medication,injections respond to all alarms.have been in a...
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    nursing lawsuits

    recently I went to a nursing legal issue class where we talked about diffrent lawsuits recently that nurses have been faced with.I know of two cases personally of 2 nurses currently in court.It seems with the work load and the increase in responsibil...
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    nursing lawsuits

    recently I went to a nursing legal issue class where we talked about diffrent lawsuits recently that nurses have been faced with.I know of two cases personally of 2 nurses currently in court.It seems with the work load and the increase in responsibil...
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    Where has the caring gone?

    actually brownms I did go to another yard to help someone else and that left her on her own.
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    Where has the caring gone?

    I guess evry business always has tha one employee that drives everyone crazy with their lack of respect for their co-workers.the I wont get off my ass worker,is one of my most pet peeves.especially if they wont even answer a light what if the patient...
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    Healthcare costs rising rapidly

    I think you are hard pressed to get the politicians to address this issue.they know the average joe blow does not take the time to find out where their tax dollars are going to.and there is big money as we all know in pharmacays,health care is a big ...
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    refusing mandatory O.T.

    Being I also am a peace officer right now by law I cannot refuse mandatory overtime.I would be insubordinate and can be terminated and if the state wanted to push it could also be fined.but since we have SB1027 going through the senate in California ...