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Nurse Humor: Manager Shadows RNs in New Shoes

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Jeannie Dougherty

Nurse Humor: Manager Shadows RNs in New Shoes

Nurse Humor: In an attempt to assess the problems and concerns of bedside nurses, Nurse Manager, Karen Kitterpoof at Westside Regional Medical Center (WRMC) in Babblecock, Alabama, put on a pair of scrubs, borrowed an isolation stethoscope and shadowed nurses in the ICU for a week as part of the Center’s “Day-in-the-Life” initiative. “I’ve just

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Jeannie Dougherty

Nurse Humor: Stethoscope Predicts Death

Nurse Humor – Albany NY – The inventor of the isolation stethoscope, Cliff Dirkey, has been court ordered to wear his invention for a full day, document what he hears and report on his findings. The class-action lawsuit was filed after thousands of nurses and physicians both claimed that they were unable to hear anything

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nursing slipper policy
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Jeannie Dougherty

Nurse Humor: Fuzzy, Bunny Slipper Policy

Nurse Humor: Utah based healthcare system, Utah Health LLC, has recently adopted a new policy for all floor and administrative staff restricting footwear to a new distributed system of disposable slippers with rubber soles and bunny ears. In speaking with the Director of Occupational Health, Jan Footlocker, we learned of a growing need for footwear

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refrigerator policy
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Jeannie Dougherty

New 1:1 Nurse to Refrigerator Ratio Policy at Local Healthcare System

   After many months of deliberation, Minneapolis based healthcare system, Minto Hospital Health has decided to implement new safety regulations for all refrigerators located throughout the health system. Earlier this month an elongated debate at the hospital’s monthly Forum occurred between administrative and healthcare staff about the amount of time, stress, and energy it took

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Q&A: How to travel nurse with pets?

Q&A: How to Travel Nurse with Pets As someone who can’t imagine a life without dogs, I also can’t imagine taking on a travel nursing career without my beloved pets. I mean, look at those faces! Meet Cafecito & Mijo. So the question then becomes: Can you travel nurse with pets? Well, the simple answer

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5 Tips for Surviving a 48-Hour Work Week

Five Tips for Surviving a 48-hour Hour Work Week It should come as no surprise to any clinician that the days of $10K contracts are long gone – and those that pay in the range of high $4k to low $5k are often in the 48-hour a week range. Four, 12-hour shifts a week is

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5 Best Travel Nurse Locations: Fall Edition

Top 5 Picks for Travel Nurse Locations: Fall Edition Fall is the ultimate time to take your nursing career on the road to various locations throughout the United States. If you’re ready to sign your next or your first travel nursing contract: you may have a lot of questions about best places to travel in

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