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By OCRN3

Joined Dec 25, '12. Posts: 343 (46% Liked) Likes: 388

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  1. I had 1, 3 year and working full time 3 days a week! It was torture.keeping my floor nurse job helped me network to get a...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. As an older nurse myself, I think the chart nurse position is less taxing on the body than hospital nurse. I am not sure...
    Oct 31
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Spontaneous pneumothorax without a known cause is usually related to high risk factors. I think the thinness of the male...
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. A puncture to the thoracic cavity changes the negative pressure inside the lung making it collapse.
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 7a-7p 12 hours, day shift, still have time to go out Saturday night. Work some weekends and holidays. Only work 3 days a...
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. As a clinical instructor my self, first semester is usually vitals, ADLs, care plans, and assessments. Don't be too hard on...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. In Southern California a hospital system I know cut out education department, and laid off many nurses who had been there 20...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Hi Dave, just try to get any job at this point. It's hard out there trust me! I have multiple years of experience, 5-8 years...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. I think my pre nursing anatomy course was pretty thorough. We also had a cadaver, a pig, a sheep, and a few other...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. I had a course on reading X-rays, reading EKGs, suturing and stapling. So not sure why other schools don't, it is very...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Just give the customary 2 weeks and offer to stay more if they need it.
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. When I did home health I would front load the frequency and closer to the end, depending on the patient, I would to every...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. 6 years before i got in to a ADN program
    Aug 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Know your ACLS drugs for sure.
    Aug 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. I worked full time as a LVN 3, 12 he shifts and went to RN school. It's doable. I didn't have kids at the time but knew a...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I knew a nurse who was intoxicated while driving and got a felony DUI before the where a RN.
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  17. So cal new grads make about 30 bucks an hour Aprox.
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. I know a RN who got there RN license 3 years after completing school for a DUI that he got 5 years prior. It can be done but...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  19. But... Yes nurses can work 1 day week, but it will take you a few years to get there unless you know a nurse manager willing...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Dont give up your summer vacations!!!! Not worth it!
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student

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