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RNchat Transcript January 15, 2010
 

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Transcript of RNchat for December 29, 2009. RNchat is a Twitter chat for registered nurses who discuss a wide range of topics related to the nursing profession and health care and technology....

Transcript of RNchat for December 29, 2009. RNchat is a Twitter chat for registered nurses who discuss a wide range of topics related to the nursing profession and health care and technology.

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T1 Tape: We'll start light. So, tell us: how do you use tape? Are you honoring the stereotype? :) #RNchat

T2 Celebrity Docs: Any "famous" docs who stand out for their online or offline media presence? Any nurses? #RNchat

T3 Education Advancement: How important is building academic credentialing? Any programs matter the most? #RNchat

T4 Internet's Influence: How has the Internet changed Nursing? What hasn't it change? #RNchat

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    • EllenRichter: Wow, great timing!! I JUST got home from the hospital in time to make a 4-cup pot of coffee & sit down for #RNchat :) 1/15/2010 20:48 EllenRichter: Tried to convince some of my colleagues @ work to join us at #RNchat tonite but no one is interested in making a Twitter account! **Sigh** 1/15/2010 20:50 rnchat: Technical note for #RNchat - TweetChat is usually good, but it seems fritzy now. Consider http://TweetGrid.com or a Search Grp on tweetdecK. 1/15/2010 20:56 philbaumann: Alrighty, I'll be moderating #RNchat in a couple minutes at 9p. Pop on over if you care. 1/15/2010 20:57 ocdgirl2000: @EllenRichter #rnchat why R so many nurses weird about twitter? 1/15/2010 20:59 EllenRichter: @ocdgirl2000 I'm not sure why so many nurses are weird on Twitter! Their loss! I advocate it all the time! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:01 rnchat: Why hello everyone - I missed you all. HUGE applause to @EllenRichter for her hosting!!! Glad 2b back. Welcome to Friday Night #RNchat. 1/15/2010 21:01 nursingpins: Hi Ellen - welcome back Phil - hey all #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:02 EllenRichter: @philbaumann Thanks for the mention! And...OMG I loved filling in. Our Twitter nurses & health care folks totally rock :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:02 EdBennett: Hello everyone - I'm not a nurse, so I'll be lurking tonight #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:03 rnchat: @EllenRichter Indeed our Tweet Nurses do rock! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:03 EllenRichter: @nursingpins Howdy! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:03 rnchat: @EdBennett We welcome all sorts of participation - even lurking. Very glad to have you listen. :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:04 nursingpins: an honor th have ya Ed #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:04 rnchat: @nursingpins Hello! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:04 EllenRichter: Hi folks. Hi @EdBennett glad to have you! Just saw your @ message to me & I'm doing fine, thanks! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:04 nursingpins: Hey - good to see ya back #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:05
    • ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 I'm going to copy and paste the T1 1/15/2010 21:06 nursingpins: Hey @ocdgirl2000 ---good to see ya #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:07 rnchat: T1 Tape: We'll start light. So, tell us: how do you use tape? Are you honoring the stereotype? :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:07 bhawkesRN: Hi all Beth from CA here. Good evening! #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:08 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 paper tape or fabric? 1/15/2010 21:09 EllenRichter: T1 OK I have no clue what tape means? Is that an acronym for something? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:09 EllenRichter: @bhawkesRN Hey there Beth! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:09 bhawkesRN: tape? #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:09 bhawkesRN: :) Hi Ellen #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:10 seejanenurse: Hello. Will try to follow, tweetchat not working on my PC (?) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:10 EllenRichter: T1 Gee, thanks Beth. I was beginning to think it was just me! LOL~ :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:10 asthehospturRNs: Hi all...Lisa from MI (wishes she could get to CA). Nice to see you all #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:10 nursingpins: T1 I use it to post notes to staff -#rnchat 1/15/2010 21:10 EllenRichter: @seejanenurse try http://www.tweetgrid.com #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:11 rnchat: @ocdgirl2000 Either. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:11 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 OMG! I feel so old! tape was like everything to us! before there were fancy dressings! 1/15/2010 21:11 bhawkesRN: Hi Lisa :) #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:11 nursingpins: Hi Beth & Ellen #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:12 bhawkesRN: Hi Vernon #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:12
    • EllenRichter: Welcome Lisa! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:12 marcobucci: Won't be able to attend #rnchat this evening. Schedule is tight today. 1/15/2010 21:13 nursingpins: Hi Lias #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:13 seejanenurse: I'm searching for #rnchat live on TweetGrid Search - http://tweetgrid.com/search? q=%23rnchat 1/15/2010 21:13 eggy1024: @rnchat t1 #rnchat what's the stereotype? 1/15/2010 21:13 rnchat: @marcobucci OK, that's fine. Hope to see next time! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:13 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 I still used the fabric to secure gauze wrap or ace wraps on an extemity. no metal clips! 1/15/2010 21:13 bhawkesRN: T1 well... yes, tape is essential (lol, takes a stab at topic) #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:14 rnchat: @ocdgirl2000 T1 What's the most rad thing you did with tape? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:14 nursingpins: We need more than 1hr for the chats :) #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:14 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 extremity bad typos 1/15/2010 21:14 EllenRichter: T1 Tape can be a bad thing. Today 1 of my patients had huge skin tears from tape needed major treatment with skin products #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:14 seejanenurse: thanks Ellen! Much better! #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:14 rnchat: @seejanenurse Tweetchat's a little frail tonight. Ellen's suggestion to use TweetGrid is good. Also Twazzup. Or TweetDeck. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:15 nursingpins: T1 We used to restrain pts with tape in the old days #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:15 EllenRichter: T1 We have all (don't tell me you haven't) used tape to hold someone's abdomen up while pulling femoral lines! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:15 shoffsenfuego: #rnchat personally I prefer paper tape, but must not be left on for more than 8 days, Lol or when u take it off it comes off with skin! 1/15/2010 21:15 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 that's why I always used stretch gauze for everything. wrap. tape the wrap instead.(expensive though) 1/15/2010 21:16
    • shoffsenfuego: #rnchat then there's opsite that will definetly take skin off 1/15/2010 21:16 seejanenurse: I used surgical tape to label plastic bins at home. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:16 nursingpins: Yes Ellen - skin tears are STILL a problem with tape #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:16 shoffsenfuego: #rnchat do they even call it opsite anymore? 1/15/2010 21:17 bhawkesRN: I have used tape to hem a skirt. And pants, too. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:17 ocdgirl2000: @shoffsenfuego #rnchat T1 ah! look who's here! welcome! friend of mine! 1/15/2010 21:18 EllenRichter: T1 @shoffsenfuego I used Opsite this afternoon...so yes, its still out there! It has good uses too #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:18 rnchat: We'll move along to the next topic in a moment. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:18 nursingpins: T1 Tape is a problem on the face after extubation - and people still use benzoin! #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:18 EllenRichter: T1 LMAO @ bhawkesRN Yes, tape is cheaper, faster & better than a sewing machine! ;) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:19 seejanenurse: What about tape under a clear IV dressing? It is not really sterile? seems germy. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:19 rnchat: T3 Education Advancement: How important is building academic credentialing? What programs seem to provide the most value? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:19 eggy1024: @ rnchat you guys twisted my arm. have my adult beverage and a warm blanket. ready for some #rnchat! 1/15/2010 21:20 suzishepherd: Love pink tape for premies but we can't justify the cost. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:20 philbaumann: @bhawkesRN Nice! #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:21 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 to T3? what happened to T2 1/15/2010 21:21 bhawkesRN: T3 Are we talking certifications? #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:22 rnchat: DOH T3 is really T2 - oh well. Go with it. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:22
    • rnchat: @bhawkesRN I was thinking degree programs. But you can discuss certs too now that you mention it. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:23 InfusionNurse: Noooo...dont RT @seejanenurse: What about tape under a clear IV dressing? It is not really sterile? seems germy. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:23 EllenRichter: T3 Looking @ my colleagues in the hospital ie pharmDs, PT PhDs, Nutritionist PhDs, most professions R exceeding RNs educationally #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:23 rnchat: It's Friday, what can I say? o_O #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:23 nursingpins: T3 Fact is - the hardest worker is advanced with basic education - we need to have more requirements for many nursing positions. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:23 shoffsenfuego: @rnchat #rnchat am I addressing this right? 1/15/2010 21:25 EllenRichter: T3 ~yeah, what happened to T2!! ;) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:25 asthehospturRNs: T3 ADN grad here. Felt more than qualified and prepared to hit the ground running #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:25 nursingpins: Did we skip T2, or did I mess it, smiling. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:25 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T1 T3 occlusive dressings of any kind will heal up a cut or blister or sore real quick! used on my kids & me too! 1/15/2010 21:25 EllenRichter: T3 I sincerely believe that there are excellent RNs with no 4 yr college degree but I feel it should be our minimum standard #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:26 shoffsenfuego: @#rnchat ocdgirl2000 love your background pic 1/15/2010 21:26 rnchat: @shoffsenfuego That would be a great topic - I can make that one in a future chat. remind me w/an email: info@RNchat.org #RNChat 1/15/2010 21:26 bhawkesRN: I'm searching for #rnchat live on TweetGrid Search - http://tweetgrid.com/search? q=%23rnchat 1/15/2010 21:27 eggy1024: #rnchat im a BSN RN. torn about going back - just go straight to the DNP option? what focus? too many options. 1/15/2010 21:27 InfusionNurse: T3(akaT2)..I think higher degree is impt..credentials too if in a specialty.. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:27 nursingpins: T3 as long as you keep running, you will be promoted @asthehospturRNs Good for you, #rnchat
    • 1/15/2010 21:27 shoffsenfuego: #rnchat am doing research paper on aerospace nursing, anyone know any websites, etc., for info...nasa was no help! 1/15/2010 21:28 bhawkesRN: T3 agree with @ellenrichter #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:28 eggy1024: @asthehospturRNs #rnchat love your screen name, btw. 1/15/2010 21:28 ocdgirl2000: @shoffsenfuego #rnchat T1 LMAO! try using opsite on cuts when you shave your legs and they are bleeding!LOL! 1/15/2010 21:28 InfusionNurse: Nope u didn't the adult beverage did..LOL..RT @nursingpins: Did we skip T2, or did I mess it, smiling. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:29 nursingpins: T3 Nurse practs are the future of nursing - anybody who is thinking about it should do it now. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:30 EllenRichter: Me too! Very clever & funny! >> RT @eggy1024: @asthehospturRNs love your screen name, btw. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:30 eggy1024: RT @bhawkesRN: T3 agree with @ellenrichter #rnchat <<me too 1/15/2010 21:30 shoffsenfuego: @#rnchat don't need to shave my legs anymore, have hypothyroid, no hair...LOL 1/15/2010 21:30 InfusionNurse: I agree RT @nursingpins: T3 Nurse practs are the future of nursing - anybody who is thinking about it should do it now. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:30 rnchat: So what should I call the next topic - T2 or T4? :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:31 ocdgirl2000: @rnchat #rnchat T2 is fine! 1/15/2010 21:32 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 copy paste 1/15/2010 21:33 cyclingwidow: @EllenRichter Tape is the BEST thing ever after using surgical clippers to get all those loose lil hairs. :). #RNChat 1/15/2010 21:33 shoffsenfuego: @ocdgirl #rnchat gotta go...not BR, just out...LOL..talk to you soon, thanks for including me... 1/15/2010 21:33 asthehospturRNs: RT @eggy1024: @asthehospturRNs #rnchat love your screen name, btw.<--thanks! :) 1/15/2010 21:33 rnchat: @ocdgirl2000 That's what I'm thinking. It's more funner. :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:33
    • EllenRichter: @cyclingwidow LOL YESSS!! Tape, the quicker picker upper! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:34 rnchat: OK, T2 is coming up next. Followed by T4. Confused? This might be a first in the history of Twitter chats. #RNchat :) 1/15/2010 21:34 nursingpins: T? and these are a hoot @rnchat #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:35 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 Nurses who work in addictions will always have a place to work now too! get some certification in opioid addiction treatment! 1/15/2010 21:35 cyclingwidow: @bhawkesRN T3 I feel the same but worry that the projected shortage will hinder that goal. #RNCHAT 1/15/2010 21:36 rnchat: T2 Celebrity Docs: Any "famous" docs who stand out for their online or offline (traditional) media presences? Any nurses? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:37 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 look at all the Hollywood OD's it's the latest thing 2 hit the market now.Doctors keep prescribing,keeps us RN's dosing methadone 1/15/2010 21:38 bhawkesRN: @cyclingwidow Yes, well put And there's the rub #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:38 nursingpins: T3 there will be much more focus on education in the near future - has been said for a long time - but is is coming. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:38 rnchat: @cyclingwidow @bhawkesRN The proverbial catch-22 indeed. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:39 bhawkesRN: T2...Dr Oz, Dr Rosenthal,..Dr Gupta.....Dr Seuss... #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:40 ocdgirl2000: @shoffsenfuego #rnchat T2 laterz! 1/15/2010 21:40 timss: @PhilBaumann: S'up Phil! #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:41 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 who was Michael Jackson's doctor? 1/15/2010 21:41 philbaumann: @timss Dude, what's up? Feel free to jump in on :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:42 rnchat: T2 - I should have clarified - by cleb docs, I'm referring to docs on TV, blogs, etc (not the docs of celebs). #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:44 heathersebi98: @nursingpins T3 what if nursing programs focused on the community and offered clinicals/classes on weekends? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:44
    • timss: @PhilBaumann having a beer and trying out Seesmic on the Droid. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:44 EllenRichter: T2 I love all the docs & RNs who publish 4 nytimes.com Poignant pieces that pitch to the general public rather than hc professionals #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:45 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 I only care about DOCTOR WHO!!! (CRYING!!) where's David Tennant!!?? 1/15/2010 21:45 cyclingwidow: Sorry all, trying to keep up from my blackberry. Jumped in and no intro...Kim IT RN in Indiana. #RNChat 1/15/2010 21:45 rnchat: @cyclingwidow Welcome! We still have one more topic coming up in a bit. #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:47 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 DR Katz that was a funny series on comedy central. I still have the video. 1/15/2010 21:48 EllenRichter: T2 Gee why can't I think of an online famous nurse who has been a web-based force? @PhilBaumann, I think that might be YOU! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:49 rnchat: OK T37 is coming up in 1 minute #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:50 cyclingwidow: T3 I think we could fill the demand 4 more nurses (BSNs) if we had more instructors. How do we get there...another Catch 22 #rnchat #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:50 nursingpins: @heathersebi98 great idea- will be much focus on comm nur schs will have to (and will) teach much more than hosp. nur.#rnchat 1/15/2010 21:50 EllenRichter: @cyclingwidow dont feel bad! I'm on a home computer & also jumped in without an intro!! ICU nurse & legal nurse consultant from FL #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:50 philbaumann: @EllenRichter I"m don't have a TV show. Maybe we should start one? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:50 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 Nurse Ratchet, right? 1/15/2010 21:50 rnchat: T4 Internet's Influence: How has the Internet changed Nursing? What hasn't it change? #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:51 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T2 no one wanted to say it. 1/15/2010 21:51 eggy1024: #rnchat t4 when in the field, so easy to do google searches for med/dz info. pts more prepared d/t having done their own research too. 1/15/2010 21:52 EllenRichter: T4 The internet has woven thru every aspect of nursing! We couldnt survive without it! Not a day goes by @ work without web searches #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:53
    • ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 more interaction "cross-culturally" by that I mean we talk to RN's who have different professions, so we are exposed to others! 1/15/2010 21:54 bhawkesRN: T4 the internet has become indispensable to nursing #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:54 heathersebi98: @nursingpins I meant #RNchat I just can't type. 1/15/2010 21:55 EllenRichter: T4 I go online to print teaching tools, to find drug compatibilities, to see standards of care I am not very familiar with #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:55 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 now you have the chance to see what it is like to do something else- it's not such a mystery! 1/15/2010 21:56 cyclingwidow: T4 not just the internet but the same technology is used for our INTRAnet. All of our P&P's are available electronically 4 staff #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:56 eggy1024: #rnchat t4 we wouldnt be able to do this with our nationwide colleagues if we didnt have the internet so easily accessible. 1/15/2010 21:56 nursingpins: T4 - nursing is still trying to fig. just what it can do - nurses now look up things at work when they have a question (Big change) #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:57 EllenRichter: T4 The internet hasn't changed the need for hands-on compassionate, individualized care. You cant wipe a tear with a mouse #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:57 rnchat: RT @Maijann1 #RNchat Do you think nurses and doctors would join in 'Haiti Online Hospital Network' to assess patient needs - build knowledge 1/15/2010 21:57 cyclingwidow: T4 So many tools at our fingertips. Cost containment as well. We no longer call information for a non-local phone number (anywho) #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:57 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 eliminating those big heavy back breaking books! 1/15/2010 21:58 nursingpins: T4 - hospitals are crazy for blocking the net for nurses - i've seen it in sev hospitals - when the new wears off - it is a tool. #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:58 cyclingwidow: T4 A tremendous amount of our education is web-based #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:58 EllenRichter: Ditto >> RT @cyclingwidow: T4 The same technology is used for our INTRAnet. Our P&P's are available electronically 4 staff #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:58 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 speed! 1/15/2010 21:59 EllenRichter: T4 I have yet to see a nursing student these days without a PDA packed with nursing &
    • medical programs #RNchat 1/15/2010 21:59 cyclingwidow: @EllenRichter You certainly can't! Hopefully technology will allow you greater time at the bedside instead of chasing paper #rnchat 1/15/2010 21:59 JennyBizRN: #rnchat not signed into, but I can say as tele RN ppl call the nurse all the time after they surf the web! 1/15/2010 22:00 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 networking, even in social applications like this, "linked in", you can post your resume'! 1/15/2010 22:00 cyclingwidow: T4 It also keeps US on our toes because our patients are also harnessing the powerful tool know as the internet. #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:00 rnchat: We're up on the hour. Wow! #RNchat We'll wrap up in a few minutes. 1/15/2010 22:01 EllenRichter: Hi @JennyBizRN ~ You are very much signed into this chat! Youre tweeting, right? :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:01 EllenRichter: RT @cyclingwidow: T4 It also keeps US on our toes because our patients are also harnessing the powerful tool know as the internet #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:01 EllenRichter: @cyclingwidow You made some great points in 140 characters! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:02 rnchat: RT @cyclingwidow: T4 It also keeps US on our toes because our patients are also harnessing the powerful tool know as the internet. #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:02 nursingpins: T4 - I think in 5 yrs - nur will not be anywhere near what it is today - there may be new prob but a lot of pres ones will be gone #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:02 EllenRichter: @PhilBaumann @RNchat you really must consider a 90 minute chat! We will pay you time & a half! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:02 cyclingwidow: @EllenRichter Thanks, can talk technology but I'm forever a nurse first! #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:03 EllenRichter: T4 Actually many patients & families search the net for answers but don't know the authoritative sites. They can get wrong info! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:03 InfusionNurse: LOL..RT @EllenRichter: @PhilBaumann @RNchat you really must consider a 90 minute chat! We will pay you time & a half! :) #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:04 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 plenty of our satellite friends R still following our conversations here, even though they aren't RN's, still must be fun 2 read! 1/15/2010 22:04
    • rnchat: @EllenRichter I would consider a 90-minute chat. It's definitely do-able. #RNchat Let me ask the group... 1/15/2010 22:04 rnchat: QUESTION: How do you all feel about 90-minute chats in the future? #RNchat - Maybe not every time, but now & again? 1/15/2010 22:04 eggy1024: @rnchat enjoyable hour, and not just because of my glass of wine. thanks! #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:04 EllenRichter: @RNchat I think I heard the group shout out "YESSSS" to that 90-minute option! Don't you hear us? ;) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:05 cyclingwidow: RT @EllenRichter: @RNchat I think I heard the group shout out "YESSSS" to that 90- minute option! Dont you hear us? ;) #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:06 eggy1024: RT @RNchat: QUESTION: How do you all feel about 90-minute chats in the future? #RNchat - Maybe not every time, but now & again? <yes yes yes 1/15/2010 22:06 nursingpins: YESSSS #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:06 rnchat: OK, then we will work on 90 minute chats! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:06 EllenRichter: @eggy1024 Yes, great chat! And that was even with a cup of coffee, not wine! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:06 ocdgirl2000: @InfusionNurse #rnchat T4 LMAO!! if the numbers are out of order I won't notice I'm tired from work anyway! 1/15/2010 22:06 rnchat: We'll wrap up tonight. Any parting pearls of wisdom? #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:06 eggy1024: @EllenRichter coffee will be at 5.30a for me - i have to work this weekend. wine to help me sleep tonight. ;-) #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:08 nursingpins: Thanks Phil - enjoyed it as usual #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:08 InfusionNurse: Don't put tape under or over transparent IV dsg...LOL..nite all! RT @rnchat: Well wrap up tonight. Any parting pearls of wisdom? #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:08 InfusionNurse: Great chatting with y'all..thanks @philbaumann for moderating..have a great weekend! #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:10 EllenRichter: @RNchat Great chat tonight! I'm so glad I was able to get home from the hospital in time for this! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:11 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 pearls of wisdom are just pearls of wisdom.
    • 1/15/2010 22:11 InfusionNurse: @ocdgirl2000 ..hope u can get some rest this weekend!! #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:12 rnchat: @EllenRichter @nursingpins @infusionnurse Same here! Glad you all made it! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:12 nursingpins: parting pearl - if you turn dopamine off - take the tubbing down before somebody comes in and hangs another drug (hap Thru) #rnchat 1/15/2010 22:12 ocdgirl2000: #rnchat T4 we should talk about "green" topics and recycling in nursing! somewhere in there??? 1/15/2010 22:13 rnchat: OK Everybody: THANK YOU for making it a great night. I'll post transcripts & announced next chat soon! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:13 EllenRichter: @nursingpins Oh my! Thats one reason I'm so glad we dont use Nitroprusside anymore. That stuff was white-knuckling in a bolus! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:13 rnchat: @ocdgirl2000 Good one!!! Yes, we aught to! Duly noted. #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:14 ocdgirl2000: @RNCHAT THANK YOU! #RNCHAT byeeee it was great! 1/15/2010 22:15 EllenRichter: @ocdgirl2000 Wow, we were just talking about "green" nursing in my unit today! How coincidental! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:15 findkarag: @bhawkesRN what is #rnchat ??? 1/15/2010 22:15 eggy1024: #rnchat one final pearl - i am forever grateful to the RN who taught me this when i was a SN - DOUBLE GLOVE for suppositories! :-P 1/15/2010 22:16 EllenRichter: @findkarag Hi there! #RNchat is just that! Nurses meet at a designated time on Twitter to discuss topics of interest! 1/15/2010 22:17 ocdgirl2000: @EllenRichter #rnchat coincidental? forget that! I'm psychic!! 1/15/2010 22:17 ocdgirl2000: RT @eggy1024: #rnchat one final pearl - i am forever grateful to the RN who taught me this when i was a SN - DOUBLE GLOVE for suppositor ... 1/15/2010 22:17 EllenRichter: @findkarag Check out http://www.rnchat.org/ #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:17 wem_glad: #we RT @EllenRichter RNchat Great chat tonight! I'm so glad I was able to get home from the hospital in time for this! :) #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:18 ocdgirl2000: @eggy1024 #rnchat Triple glove for dis-impactions!
    • 1/15/2010 22:18 EllenRichter: Oh I thought psycho! Thanks for straightening me out! (j/k!) RT @ocdgirl2000 @EllenRichter coincidental? forget that! I'm psychic!! #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:18 eggy1024: RT @ocdgirl2000: @eggy1024 #rnchat Triple glove for dis-impactions! <<so true! always. 1/15/2010 22:20 ocdgirl2000: @EllenRichter #rnchat ROFLMAO! that too! 1/15/2010 22:20 EllenRichter: @wem_glad LOL, Twitter is a powerful search engine eh? Was I yet another tweet with the word "glad"? #RNchat 1/15/2010 22:20 rnchat: RT @eggy1024: #rnchat one final pearl - i am forever grateful to the RN who taught me this when i was a SN - DOUBLE GLOVE for suppositor ... 1/15/2010 22:21 EllenRichter: OMG my dogs are starting to pass ill winds...I guess I need to go walk them ASAP! I ran into the house from work & went right to #RNchat :) 1/15/2010 22:24