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By jensfbay

Joined Oct 19, '06. Posts: 54 (6% Liked) Likes: 5

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  1. I took off almost 2 years after having a baby and just got hired per diem in L&D (my previous speciality). I also wanted...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Add critical care CEUs on your portfolio and attend local AACN meetings inquire on how you can be included as a presenter...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. My suggestion is to show that you kept up-to-date with your skills even though you have been away from the bedside. Make...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. I'm amazed by how many blatantly negative opinions people on this site have about nursing (although working in a nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. the ur nurse works for the business side of the health industry. it is the ur nurses responsibility to ensure that the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. here are but some of the differences/similarities of cns/np: np nps practice in many settings from primary to...
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    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  7. Why don't you look up "health psychology" programs and see if that is what you're looking for? I don't know if an MPH is...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Hey, someone asked a similar question recently, here's what I told them: If you're interested in sports medicine and...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. I have not found any other school that offers this particular certificate. I am currently enrolled in the course. You have a...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. Perhaps you should take your own advice.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. i do not get worked up over patients who do not care... it might sound bad but it is a way to protect myself from burn...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Amen, my friend. I just feel like, I'm keeping myself as healthy as I can. Why am I breaking my back for you, Mr....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Hi I'm reading this post in November and I'm curious? Did you go for it? I hire for a Hospice and we actually require...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Ah, your "firefighter's type of schedule" might be more likely if you are working in a hospice inpatient unit in a hospital...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. There's a long list.... strong assessment skills, ability to "connect" with a wide variety of people and yet maintain...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. I have never heard of seeing Hospice patients only every other week--unless they are quite stable and have been with Hospice...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Hi there - Not sure which company would pay more than that for a new case manager. You might get lucky though. Also,...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  18. Get on the internet and find a local Occ Health organization. They will have all the local scoop on positions available. ...
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    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  19. Actually, I can say there is not much I dislike about my job. I am very involved in workers comp. when injured workers are...
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    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  20. Kudos to you both for recognizing that you need a better "fit" with your nursing careers! I've been an RN for almost 20...
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    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  21. of course it depends on the particular hospital but I think the difference would be UR works with the insurance companies...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. I've been a nurse for 3 yrs now and left the bedside after just 8 months. I have worked for 2 different insurance companies...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  23. well, i had no case management experience when i was hired, but what got me the job was the 15 years of ed and critical care...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. There was a question asked, "how do I get an employer to look at me for a case management position?". If you haven't done...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  25. To locate possible jobs do a google search on: "workers compensation case management" and "workers compensation insurer" The...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  26. CCM (Certified Case Manager). More information can be found at: ANCC offers the certification as a Case Management...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  27. anytime blood gets near the pit. gland you run the risk of DI no matter how it got there. High Na and high UO low spec grav....
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  28. You have to watch what it does to their electrolytes. High urine outputs can lead to low K, Mag, and Na levels in...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  29. It can also impair homestasis as it leads to hypovolemia and low BP.
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  30. i can't tell you what you love. just by your post it sounds like you have an intrest in something like organ procurement....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. primarily in the hospital setting you are making sure medicare rules are being followed in the delivery of care to medicare...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. So, to sound quite stupid, is this an interesting job, a stressful job?? I can see alot of unhappy doctors and unhappy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I was a UR nurse for a health insurance company, and we processed referral requests from provider offices (primaray care...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Hi. I live in Sacramento, California and I have been an RN for over 24 years. Can someone please tell me how I can get a...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  35. Hi. I live in Sacramento, California and I have been an RN for over 24 years. Can someone please tell me how I can get a...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  36. Here are some telecommuting positions.
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  37. Tulip, I work for a Medicaid HMO in Houston, when looking for a position, look for any advertised as Case Manager,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. You have 4 years of a diverse clinical background. You are in a good spot to find a nonclinical, nonhospital job. 1 year...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. It sounds like hospice might be a good fit for you. What you can do is contact a hospice agency and ask them questions to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Since you have mentioned liking working with organ donation, what about working with the local organ procurement agency? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Perhaps hospice, transplant coordinator, as another poster mentioned the regional organ procurement agency.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Some people never get a "calling" or have a profound sense of finding something "perfect" for them. They go through life...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I don't know if we all find our niche. For me, it seems my niche changes every few years as I get bored with routine. The...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Yes...I agree. Thank you. I see so many young (or at least "new") nurses become so terribly disappointed -- and even...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I think this is going to be me. I've loved psych for the past almost 2 yrs. Now, it's time to move on. It's getting to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I will share my experiences and try to answer any other questions you have. I started out in a phase I center associated...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  47. hi, i started as a new bsn grad in a large metropolitan hospital 10 bed neuro icu 10 months ago. i chose the icu because...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  48. I've worked in an Neuro ICU for almost a year now. Today I detected subtle changes in my patient that indicated vasospasm....
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  49. I am a supervisor in a neuro/truama ICU, and I have done this for 16 years. The challenge of the neuro patient is the...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  50. Hannahslb - I'm sorry you are having such a rough time! I've been a travel nurse for about 11 1/2 years ( and a nurse for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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