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  1. Wow, that's crazy. I worked first shift ONCE, and it took me almost 4 hours to complete the med pass for 30 residents. I'm...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. I appreciate anyone that feels a strong and true passion for nursing, and I know that a nurse is far more than the sum of a...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Absolutely go in and get your name and resume in there! Go in dressed nicely and ask if the DON is available to speak...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. I wish we could start feeding our residents *real* food, get away from processed crap that's not providing nearly the...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. You're only four days in, if you felt confident I think you'd be doing something wrong! As others have mentioned, it's a...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I'm attending Sacred Heart on-line now. I'm enrolled in the Patient Care Administration services track. The first four...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  7. I also have non-nursing BS (and MS) degrees, so I decided to go RN-MSN, because the RN-BSN was eight classes and the RN-MSN...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. I don't work third, but in my facility if you were studying on the clock, that would definitely get you walked out the door....
    Feb 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I think that as long as you are professional when you are there (sounds like you go in and do your job competently), I can't...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. There will be some people that tell you it works against them and others that say it doesn't. I think so much of the job...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Sorry you're in a rough spot right now, that does sound tough. I can't imagine having to deal with 1-2 falls or skins tears...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. I don't know anything about NVCC, so the first response will balance out my TRCC based response. I graduated from TRCC in...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  13. I know at our facility, if you're being hired for per diem, there is minimal orientation. That may vary between facilities,...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. At our facility I don't think that any nurse RN or LPN could actually fire a CNA, only the DON or ADON could do that. As...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. When I was in nursing school LTC was the last place I thought I wanted to be as well. I ended up taking a part time position...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. I'm quite sure your experience would make you an easy hire in an LTC setting, and the fact that you're an RN with experience...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. If you can, relax over the summer! I did get the books early and read a lot of the stuff ahead of time. In hindsight that...
    Dec 12 '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  18. I hope that someone else might have some advice for you, I just want to wish you good luck. I hit the jackpot of LTC jobs...
    Dec 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Just want to wish you all the best of luck. I graduated from TRCC in spring 2012 and I found the program to be excellent for...
    Nov 27 '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  20. You might not find many people with the particular experience you're looking for. As with many nursing jobs, I think most of...
    Oct 31 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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