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Joined Oct 10, '00 - from 'RN Spirit from Philly Burb'. NRSKarenRN is a PI Compliance Specialist, prior Central Intake Mgr Home Care Agency. She has '35+' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Home Care, VentsTelemetry, Home infusion'. Posts: 26,687 (22% Liked) Likes: 12,608

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  1. Of course it's true that "no one cares about a PhD in English in a hospital," but there are lots of doctorally prepared...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  2. It shouldn't be confusing. The DNP is a degree, and there are many different concentrations ("majors") available, just as...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  3. The DNP is the clinical doctorate. It is designed to teach nurses to take research generated by PhD nurses (and the still...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  4. Which is precisely the reason we should use it: We've earned it and eventually it will become the norm. People can roll...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  5. As long as a nurse practitioner or an audiologist or a physical therapist (all possibly doctorally prepared) isn't...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  6. I've been told I can't introduce myself as "Dr." in the clinical setting because it might confuse patients even though I do...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  7. This kind of gripes me. If a person has an earned doctorate degree, s/he can be called 'doctor'. Do pharmacists or English...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  8. In the absence of a state or local law or policy allowing public school students to possess inhalers and selfmedicate to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Esme, you have an action figure! (And my iPad has decided your screenname is actually Esmeralda.) 18297
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Lystacy, Length of question has nothing to do with its "level". All NCLEX bank questions are written under strict...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Never heard of a "nursing dose." We also have standing orders and do not independently operate outside of those without a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Yes, the applicant puts the employees name down & then if hired, the employee gets a small bonus; however if the new...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Of course they do. And the better employee you are the more they will take your candidate seriously.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. A good way to get info anonymously from BONs: 1. Go to Gmail. 2. Register for a new e-mail address. 3. Do not pick...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. I agree with the majority of the posters here: it would be best for you to get off of Suboxone entirely before applying. ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. This advice is sound. My former coworker diverted nearly $10,000 worth of Xanax and Hydrocodone from a busy SNF over the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. 6 shifts per pay period...split up however you like. 3 weekend shifts per 4 week period. No weekend diff. Shift...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What the.....who is she sleeping with?! My program has a one strike rule when it comes to cheating, and that's as it...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. You are very welcome. I enjoy presenting another side of the situation and/or clarifying a point that another individual may...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Thank you everyone for the clarification.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. In PA, once you graduate from a nursing program, you are a graduate nurse. So your friend is a nurse. She is not a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. She's making slow progress. We all miss Esme. Speaking of blocking (placing member on your ignore list) ... I had to do...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I feel your frustration there.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. AYUP!!! lol!! Did you sense my frustration when I am unaware when a kid is on crutches? Drives me nuts!!
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Someone, perhaps in administration, should bring a list of all the students, healthy or not, along with parental contact...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  26. I always keep a list of who is on crutches or in a wheelchair or at risk or not evacuating due to a medical condition ...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  27. Zmansc, Just curious, are you an ER nurse? If so, how long have you been working in the ER? How many visits does it...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. In my Emergency Nursing career I have only used Romazicon once. With that being said, when ever I am orientating a new...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. Hello, I am looking for some ideas for post conference for my nursing students. I now only have 4 nursing students in my...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  30. My clinical group only has 4 students as well. My instructor, during any extra time in post conference, talks about issues...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  31. I've spent a lot of time doing careplans. I hate careplans, but the students are tested on them and I do acknowledge that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  32. Dialysis nursing and tx modalities and what the patient faces.
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  33. I did lots of things. I always did a five questions, five minutes med math quiz while I wolfed down my lunch. Other ideas:...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  34. This would be if you had an arrest but no O2 such as in a supermarket. If O2 is available USE IT BVM sans O2 beats mouth...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. They should be careful what they wish for!
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  36. I would be very curious to see how a model like that would be financed, given that nursing services alone are too expensive...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  37. This idea has been tossed around in other places before and always looks so good on paper - not so good in practice. I've...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  38. I wholeheartedly agree. If it weren't for the inter district communication of my son's school nurses he would not be in...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: School Nurses
  39. I especially appreciate the passion and logic you bring to this discussion. However, there's one very important factor that...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. 1) You are, of course, entitled to your opinion to say it ain't so. However, I didn't say it, the Institute of Medicine says...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. I'm not arguing with anyone about the points you're making about the quality of your previous education. That's not the...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Hold your horses. I graduated from an Absn program and am doing just fine, practicing nice and safe. A lot of my colleagues...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. This is a regular topic of discussion on an EMS forum I post on. I'd say it gets discussed there about 20x as often as here....
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. I did check those references. You blindly accepted them in a classic example of confirmation bias. The author grossly...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  45. The vast majority do not have an associates degree in paramedicine. Only two states theoretically require an associates...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  46. The article is about Paramedics. Not EMTs. Paramedics can have an Associates degree for entry level just like RNs and they...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  47. With regards to the higher percentage of nurses coming from the Philippines, there's been very little that have been able to...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  48. It really won't make much difference one way or the other. Even if a nurse did have a California license, she would be...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  49. It is a both a legal and safety issue, defective equipment should be reported through the proper channels and repaired or...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Nah. Not really. I had a 34th birthday at the beginning of this year. 34 is a tad bit too old to be considered young and a...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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