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By LadysSolo

Joined Dec 17, '06. Posts: 72 (57% Liked) Likes: 98

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  1. My grandmother had Alzheimers and my mom died of Alzheimers (it is hereditary in our family) and when my time comes I plan...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  2. NP easily making over 6 figures depends on where you live. Around where I live, new NP makes about $65,000-$70,000/yr. I am...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Yes, you must put money away. I have been saving for retirement since I started working, I have deferred comp (similar to a...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I worked for 3 agencies at a time once - keeping track of who I was working for and when so nothing overlapped, and I was...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I am an NP who takes my own call24/7/365, and my nurses who call me NEVER apologize for calling me, and I wouldn't want them...
    May 19
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I worked as an NP in a practice where an LPN was placed in the position of COO, and she delegated to MDs as well as NPs and...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I have never gotten paid for my charting, and usually see 16 - 30 patients/day. With EMR (which I STILL hate!) it takes me...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Frankly, I have multiple degrees and DETEST the "alphabet soup" that most nurses with more than one degree use to make...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Viva, you may be that type of surveyor, but most that I have met are unpleasant and think they "walk on water." They are...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. When I worked at a hospital 30 miles from home, there were times when the state highway patrol closed the roads between...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. When I was working in oncology I had patients who smoked it to relieve nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy (marinol...
    Aug 28 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. I work as an NP, and have colleagues that are NPs and PAs. Frankly, I feel that we are pretty much equivalent in knowledge....
    Jul 4 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Family I grew up with, last name Coon, Kids named "Ric,", "Rac," and "Ty". (raccoon, tycoon?) Another boy I went to school...
    Jun 26 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. When someone is admitted, I ask "would you like to write for this now or at 3AM when I call you?" I believe in being...
    May 29 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Have you considered becoming a medical scribe? They are used at some hospitals here in the ER, and my employer is looking...
    May 22 '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. In Ohio (at least it was when I did some agency a few years ago) it was considered okay for one nurse to pass meds on 50...
    Apr 24 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. In general I am respected. There are occasional MDs who don't care for NPs, but some who have seen my work have changed...
    Mar 20 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. A DUI, possession of marijuana, grand theft. etc.
    Feb 16 '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  19. Dissolve the meds in water and pour over clumping kitty litter.
    Feb 6 '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  20. In my state she would have been "thrown under the bus" by the hospital. She was humiliated worldwide. How could she have...
    Dec 13 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations