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Joined Sep 13, '09. Posts: 40 (35% Liked) Likes: 32

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  1. I am currently working in home health, and considering a change to travel nursing. Is it feasible (sane!) to do travel...
    Oct 6 '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  2. I like the idea. What I did was use technology. If you have a smartphone (or at the very least, email): Type a list of...
    May 21 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Thanks everyone for all your honest and helpful feedback. You give me confidence in combining my nursing and IT skills to...
    May 21 '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. My career had been on hold this past year being a full-time caregiver. Now that I'm in the job market again, I'd like to...
    May 20 '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Why do you want to be a nurse? That is the most important question to ask yourself regarding a career change. Look to...
    Feb 10 '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  6. You didn't mentioned what area of SC... job opportunities are varied depending on where you live. LTC jobs seem more...
    Jul 22 '12
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  7. Basically, if you passed NCLEX, the hospital already knows you're qualified as an R.N. (albeit a "new" RN that needs lot of...
    Sep 6 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. I've never been in the military, but.... perhaps that's an option for you.
    Sep 6 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Thanks for all the tips!
    Aug 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I guess the answer depends on how much notice you plan to give your current employer?
    Aug 27 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm finally going back to day shift after working nights for over a year. I'm busy on nights with 6-8 patients-definitely...
    Aug 27 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I agree with llg about your next steps. Take an objective look at your performance and I know you will discover things...
    May 20 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I think you have to experiment 'til you find the right one for you. I tried Dansko at the advice of a co-worker - tried...
    Mar 4 '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Glad you like it. D=Diet, A=Activity, E=Elimination (Brief, Incont, Foley...), VTE=Venous Thromboembolism (i.e. SCD's,...
    Feb 23 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. If you do a search on this site for "brain sheet", "organizer", "time management" etc... you'll find lots of examples. I...
    Feb 20 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. I was ready to quit after my FIRST day of classes in nursing school! The work load seemed overwhelming. But I made it, and...
    Feb 14 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. First of all, I have the highest respect for EMT's - especially since I'm still getting the hang of starting IV's and you...
    Feb 14 '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. I was auscultating a pt's abdomen last week during a shift assessment when the patient said "you're the only person who's...
    Feb 1 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. I agree with RN-Cardiac. Also, someone taught me to program the piggyback infusion so the total VTBI is 5 ml over the...
    Sep 20 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Private duty nursing. I guess there are some "tweeners" out there who need help w/ their elderly parents essentially...
    Sep 20 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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