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By JBMmommy

Joined Jun 24, '09 - from 'CT'. JBMmommy is a Scientist, Nurse. He has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Long term care'. Posts: 319 (31% Liked) Likes: 319

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  1. Good luck. That's not a very long orientation but it seems standard, I'd probably ask if there's any way your facility would...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. I think the OP is trying to educate herself, she came here with a question because this would be a reasonable place to look...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Take a breath, you can do it. Not knowing the acuity of your population it's difficult to say, but those ratios do seem a...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. You'll get conflicting stories from people. I've been in LTC for about a year and a half- first job out of school. In the...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Natchaug Hospital in Willimantic is also a psych facility. When I did my clinical rotation there it struck me as a decent...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  6. While I can see your concern I think you partially answered your own question. If management is likely aware of how she...
    May 23
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Capecodmermaid- I tried to sent you a PM, don't know if you got it. I'm in CT and I'd be happy to post info about your...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. I've told my kids many times, tattling is done to get others in trouble, responsible telling is aimed at preventing someone...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I had no choice but to go with evening clinicals, and since that's the only shift I work, it was a perfect match. I've...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I also worked full-time during nursing school, and now I work two jobs and go to school on-line for my MSN. Are there things...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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