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  1. When Fluids Push Back
    May 9 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. Thanks for the explanation, Rehabme. I'm starting my first rehab night shift tonight (just shadowing tonight), and I was...
    Mar 5 '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  3. Pain, personal needs, and position are self-evident, but what does the hourly "possessions" check entail?
    Mar 4 '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  4. Commenting on my own post, in case other nurses are interested... I researched the topic at my nursing school's library...
    Feb 7 '13
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  5. Hi everyone, I am a new nurse looking for a job, and one prospect is to be a laser operator at a laser tattoo removal...
    Feb 5 '13
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  6. My first job is in LTC, too. In case I ever want to leave and apply at a hospital, I am keeping track of acute problems I've...
    Dec 12 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. That does sound discouraging. Where I work, when an admission is expected, they put an extra nurse or med tech on the floor...
    Dec 12 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. If there is already a thread on this, please tell me. I didn't see one. I'm a new RN at a large LTC and am learning the...
    Nov 18 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I understand how it could be illegal to not pay an employee for a mandatory inservice. However, at my facility it turns into...
    Nov 7 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Maybe your resume needs some tweaking? Does it reflect the level of acuity of the patients you cared for? Maybe you need to...
    Oct 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. That place sounds poorly managed. Not all LTCs are like that; try another one. Best wishes with your little one.
    Oct 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. In my facility (in NH) the LNAs chart meal intake and BMs electronically. They are the ones that pick up meal trays and...
    Oct 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. In addition to what others have mentioned, we mention whether the resident is skilled, on hospice care, or on 15-minute...
    Oct 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Is there a deadline for responses to your poll? High on the list should be better compensation for nursing assistants.
    Sep 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. WittySarcasm, good idea about an order for patient/family teaching. I didn't know that was an option.
    Sep 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. In my facility, which is a county nursing home, nurses supply their own pens, highlighters, sharpie markers, penlights, and...
    Sep 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Thank you for that great link, CapeCodMermaid. I made a copy to keep on my clipboard.
    Sep 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I hope you don't give up nursing just based on this experience. That kind of heavy med pass would take a while to get the...
    Sep 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. I'm with you, Dianne! Good luck :)
    Jul 21 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. I was worried what it would be like to start my nursing career at a nursing home, after reading the unhappy posts other new...
    Jul 21 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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