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By MInurse.st

Joined Jun 12, '10 - from 'MI'. MInurse.st is a Registered Nurse. She has '1' year(s) of experience. Posts: 181 (29% Liked) Likes: 111

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  1. I'm single, no kids and pay $7/month - yes 7 - for an HMO plan. No deductible, $20 copay for all office visits (incl...
    Apr 1 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I come in at 11 two nights a week so I often have to wake up my patients to introduce myself and do an assessment. I work on...
    Feb 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I work there (contingent) and I LOVE it. I started as Health Care Assistant (MA w/o certification), and when I passed NCLEX...
    Jan 20 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. In Michigan there is a law that any woman getting an abortion must obtain a packet of information about their "options"...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Look up patients before report, done w/ report 1920-1930, assess the first patient, including lines, drains, etc, give pain...
    Jan 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I would take the higher pay, if pay and seniority are the only differences to you. 2 months is not much in terms of...
    Jan 8 '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. I think whether mitts are considered a restraint varies by facility. Previously, they were not considered a restraint at my...
    Jan 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I work on a surgery unit, but we also get medicine patients when gen med floors are full. 3-4 on days and 5 on nights.
    Jan 7 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. I'm happy to work - 12 hours of triple time!
    Dec 25 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Clinical competency and empathy.
    Nov 29 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. My surgical floor takes the liver and kidney transplants. Tons of teaching, and these patients are almost always eager to...
    Nov 28 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I work on a surgery floor. Phenergan is a commonly prescribed med, and we give it IV push.
    Nov 25 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. We don't get a call from the lab unless K is over 6.0 And isn't normal K 3.5 to 5
    Nov 13 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. We get triple time on Christmas (double time and a half for all other holidays), so most people want to work. Unfortunately,...
    Nov 12 '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  15. I'm not sure where you got your info, but new grads start at U of M at 27.11/hr base, night shift diff is 1.25/hr.
    Nov 4 '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  16. 15 hours per month =4.5 weeks/yr (I work 40 hrs/wk)
    Oct 29 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. If an aide gets my light, great. But ultimately it's my responsibility, because they're my patients.
    Oct 10 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. U Of M has an OR residency for new grads. I haven't heard good things about the work environment in the OR, but I don't know...
    Oct 7 '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. I have my nose pierced (I wear a small stud) and a tattoo on each wrist. I work in a large university teaching hospital and...
    Oct 2 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. In reference to RNperdiem, and if the family can't afford the medicine/supplies, the pt doesn't get them. In the parts of...
    Sep 26 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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