Davey Do

Psych (25 years), Medical (15 years)

Overcome fear by seeing the funny yet ridiculous side of every situation.- Edgar Cayce

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Davey Do has 43 years experience and specializes in Psych (25 years), Medical (15 years).

Artist, Bicyclist, Nature Lover, Asocial, Childless, Agnostic, Fired and Retired, married to a Medical Nurse (Belinda). Am generally content. Thank you.


Overcome fear by seeing the funny yet ridiculous side of every situation. -Edgar Cayce

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    one year in

    Thanks for the kind words, Ms. Oz. A couple things to mind: Phraseology and role playing. Phraseology: It's not what we say but how we say it which the receiver is more aware of. Tone, volume of voice, cadence all come into play, and in fac...
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    one year in

    BANG! Similar situation back in '91... I got an OR position as a relatively new RN, a lot of criticism, 13 "areas needing improvement", improved and proved myself, but the criticisms kept rolling in, so I got another job. It was evi...
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    Nice Nursing Dreams

    There have been past threads & posts on dreams we nurses have and they're usually not really all that positive. A recurring theme in theses dreams are things like not seeing or charting on a patient or patients, endless lights and alarms, or...
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    Daylight Savings - Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

    I once noted in a journal that with all the clocks that I have in my house, in order to have the time to change them, I need to take daylight savings night off.
  5. We always feel better about ourselves if we find the answer instead of having someone give us the answer.
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    Daylight Savings - Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

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    Need To Know

    I was going through a 32-year-old journal I kept during what was one of the most trying yet rewarding periods of my life and nursing career. I was working at township hospital in the inpatient CD treatment program, which was extremely well-struc...
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    Friday March 11 2022

    A major dream that I had at retirement was to go through my 150+ journals that I had kept for over 45 years. I left many pages blank at the time I was using them for making entries, and at the time, didn't understand why I did this. I believe i...
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    Quitting My Job: Returning My ID Badge- Should I be Petty?

    When in reality, sideshowstarlet, from my point of view, it was a big dirty truth!
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    Quitting My Job: Returning My ID Badge- Should I be Petty?

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    Thursday March 10 2022

    Good day, Joe et al! Ah memories! Plastered like the plaques on my brain!
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    Professional Responsibility vs Family Needs

    There are professionals out there who confidentially deal with these sorts of matters. These professionals can give take information objectively give advice and guidance, or take matters into their own hands. For example, I had a workout chum wh...
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    Quitting My Job: Returning My ID Badge- Should I be Petty?

    "What do you want to do? Paint crosshairs on my back?" -Adam, Northern Exposure
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    Seeking Constructive Feedback

    ....newbie!"
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    To my friend DaveyDo

    Hey @Hoosier_RN! Belinda and I will be in your home state this Thursday. We are driving to U of I to bring her granddaughter home for Spring break.