NRSKarenRN BSN, RN

Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion

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NRSKarenRN has 45 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

Homecare Guru & Nursing Advocate. Widow + 2 adult sons. Needlepoint addict --watch out for needle sticks.


The sky's the limit if your heart is in it.    ATTITUDE: The Difference Between ORDEAL and ADVENTURE!!  

"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair" - Shirley Chisolm

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    Nybon nursing school under investigation

    Your best recourse is to contact the Florida BON regarding status of this school at your time of graduation Florida Board of Nursing Phone: (850) 245-4125 FAX: (850) 245-4172 From BON website: FL Commission for Independent...
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    Nybon nursing school under investigation

    Did you take NCLEX for LPN or RN? FL BON only lists Carleen Health Institute approved to grant a Practical Nurse certificate. Thusly, expect NY BON to take long time, possibly over a year to review any RN application as Florida approval for thi...
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    Osteopenia | Knowledge is Power

    Add to Risk factors: Bariatric Surgery Metabolic bone disease, resulting in significant ongoing bone loss, is an unintended consequence of bariatric surgery. Therefore, daily vitamin and mineral supplements need to be taken for a lifetime post s...
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    Hearing Aids

    Amplified stethoscopes assist healthcare workers who have hearing loss See their info on Stethoscopes for hearing aid wearers Visit: Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses Technical Considerations in Using Stethosc...
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    President Biden thread

    One can view on You Tube Bidens State of the Union 2022 address or read it @ White House.gov site. Initial 1/3 speech about Ukraine and Democracy --- many Republicans applauded. Several flubs, some substance -38 million watched. PBS has 7 key...
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    January 6 Select Committee

    Jan. 6 Committee Lays Out Potential Criminal Charges Against Trump John Eastman JD ( former Chapman University law school Dean and professor) turned over 8,000 emails to committee but withheld other 11,000 emails claiming attorney client privil...
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    Vaccine mandate?

    Mandatory for campers and stafff over age 5. Must have negative covid test 2 days prior to start of camp; all campers and staff are retested on arrival day --we retested 5 days later last year and then masks came off. No positive tests last year. C...
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    Nurses who have their own business?

    Check out info AN members have posted in the Aesthetics Nursing and Nurse Entrepreneurs, Innovators forums for ideas and support.
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    What do you think about with current News and Opinions?

    Jonathan Turley, JD , above mentioned The Hill opinion article author, is a conservative lawyer who was a Republican witness at both Trump impeachment trials. Other conservative justices and lawyers feel Judge Brown Jackson's a candidate who is "emi...
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    One More Week Until I Leave Bedside…Forever

    Wishing you best wishes as you change positions often surprised by the new nursing knowledge gained to enrich your nursing skills.
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    January 6 Select Committee

    I always learn something new listening to Barb McQuade ( Univ. Mich Law Professor, former US Attorney, national security prosecutor at Eastern District Michigan DOJ ) when she appears on MSNBC shows or on the #SistersInLaw podcasts. Found this arti...
  12. I first became aware of Mary Mahoney RN in my LPN program then later the hospital I worked at named their Womens Outpatient Center for her. Hope others can carry on her spirit. Updated links today. 🙂
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    What do you think about with current News and Opinions?

    Feb. 2012 Why Millions of Americans Have No Government ID : NPR I recently tried to get a REAL ID issued when drivers license renewed. Would not accept as my birth certificate (maiden first and last name only), 1975 marriage certifi...
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    Changes To Allnurses.com...

    Just found post -- thanks for cleaning up site for ease of phone users.
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    Parish Nurse/Health Ministry

    Visit allnurses Parish Nursing forum for advice on this newer specialty area.