sirI, MSN, APRN, NP Admin 79,192 Views
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We must unite ... not divide ourselves in order to bring about change.
You are already a Professional Registered Nurse (RN). You have been educated, received a degree and have experience working in many areas of nursing. Securing a job has not been problematic in the past. Yes, the economy has changed and some nurses are finding it difficult finding their "dream job". Many times the RN would attend one interview, complete with resume'/CV, a list of a few references, and walk out with job in hand. Since job security has changed of late and the ease of securing a job this is not as simple. Sill RN jobs are out there and can be found in abundance.
"Selling" yourself as an RN has never really been a challenge as stated above. The need was there and you were available.
But, Nurses truly do not know how to market their abilities and/or "sell themselves". For the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) this has never been truer. The LNC must be positive, persistent, demonstrative, powerful, professional, and humble. They must show that they can take on a case and rapidly review the merits of the case. Time is money and this certainly applies to what the Attorney is searching ... an LNC who can produce answers quickly using evidenced-based standards.
The LNC must assure that their (LNC) areas are focused on nursing clinical and managerial standards and medicine which links to medical law. But, you must ensure that you are the consultant/expert in nursing and all that encompasses. You are not the legal expert and the "Law" is the domain of the attorney-client.
The LNC must be prepared during any interview to show proof they can:
Note removal of other discussion(s).
Please just stick to the topic and not bring up other topics such as ADN vs BSN, etc.
Thank you ...
Glad you found your way back, Praiser. Thread moved to School Nurses forum.
What the Admin was talking about is what have you come up with in regards to the Instructions given?
1. From the above case, identify the five priority needs for the patient giving rationale for each need indicated. (5 marks)
2. Write 5 appropriate assessment from the case based on the need selected (one per need). (5 marks)
3. Select an appropriate NANDA label for each assessment you have written from the 2015-2017 copy (find this document uploaded in the learning resources). (5 marks)
4. Write a client related goal (short/ long term) for each Nanda label. ( 5 marks)
5. In your own words state five (5) interventions for each goal. ( 12.5 marks)
6. APA referencing, Times New Roman, size 12, double spacing. (2.5 marks)
And, I knew I still wanted to be a nurse after doing this for almost 4 years:
Earned after 200 hours of volunteer work. I received a stripe on the cap after 250 hours. I was so proud of this accomplishment and it was the beginning of a life-long career in nursing later.
MVA is Manual Vacuum Aspiration
Thanks, traumaRUs. I've never had the opportunity to work with a CNS and would love to follow you as well. Not only are you very intelligent, you are amazingly energetic and see so many patients in a day's time. And, agree with you about JulesA, Juan de la cruz and BostonFNP.
I find wtbcrna, a CRNA, to be a wealth of knowledge and would enjoy picking his brain.
zenman, a PMHNP, is very talented with a sharp wit. Psych is definitely not my forte and I think he could teach me so much in a short period time. And, a very polite and down-to-earth poster is core0. I really enjoy reading his valuable input regarding the PA. I am certain we do much of the same type of work and would love to shadow him.
Like traumaRUs, there are others I, too, find interesting and I think I know that how they conduct themselves at AN are how they are in real life. I could learn so much just listening to them ...
My creds have changed over the years, too. Long before this. I just go with the flow and as traumaRUs pointed out, learn to live with it. It does not de-value my creds/profession.
Welcome to the new Addictions Nursing forum.
Forum for nurses committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnosis, and process addictions such as gambling.
Please note some posts have been removed as they do not really help the OP.
If a member(s) wants to discuss other non-nursing aspects of anesthesia (education, training, etc.), please start a new thread.
This thread is to help educate those interested in becoming a Forensic Nurse as well as help define the role of the forensic nurse.
There are programs that prepare the RN as a masters prepared forensic specialist. There are programs for the CNS forensic specialist as well as post-masters for other APRNs. And, there are programs for the LPN and paramedic.
But, most are post RN certificate programs.
When considering a Forensic Nursing program one should note if they adhere to standards set forth by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Note if they are accredited approvers by the individual Boards of Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Also, Forensic Nursing post-graduate programs should be endorsed by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Here are few links to help you (not all inclusive Forensic Nursing programs):
University of California, Riverside
Sexual Assault Examination Training: Adult/Adolescent and Sexual Assault Examination Training: Pediatrics ONLINE PROGRAMS
The courses are designed for LVN/LPN, RN, Physician, and other licensed medical professionals. Nursing students that have completed at least one semester of clinical training may participate.
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