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  1. Scary situation in Ed on travel assignment-need suggestions
    Greetings, I am a ED nurse on travel assignment and having a bad go of it. One large area of concern is pt handoff. The other day I was iin pt room getting pt ready to go to ICU-pt had self dc'd IV...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Seeing bad things on this assignment-what is proper way to deal with?
    Greetings fellow nurses and travelers, I am still relatively new to traveling-this is my third assignment, second in my field of nursing that I currently work in (ED) The facility I am at now is...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Just need to share-started paper charting,facility going to computer
    Greetings Fellow Travellers I am on the my third travel assignment, and I am nervous as heck! I have been on the assignment for a few weeks now-been on the floor x5-so far, ok. Paper charting in the...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Insurance and multiple agencies
    Greetings fellow travelers, I have been speaking with other travelers who use more than one agency so they more opportunities of aquiring jobs. Great, got that concept-but now I am wondering, if you...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Does this sound right? Stipend question..
    Thank you so much for taking the time tor read and respond to my question caliotter3, bonesrn and 79Tango. I just felt uncomfortable with the idea of the travel company saying one thing, yet turning...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Does this sound right? Stipend question..
    Greetings fellow travelers, I am new to this life and am just getting started. The other day I was talking to my recruiter who told me on this one job I could make x amount hourly with a 2000.00 a...
    May 9, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Just a big, happy hello!
    Hello fellow travelers Yes, I can finally say I am going to be a traveling nurse. After thinking about it over the past 7 years, I'm going for it-I have to admit, I am scared to death on a level...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Signed on with Travel Agency in Wash but now having second thoughts
    Thanks for replying caliotter3. I want to be a steady worker. The problem is if I worked per diem I would be traveling about 2 hours each way to work and between gas prices and how much that would...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Signed on with Travel Agency in Wash but now having second thoughts
    Greetings, I signed up with a Seattle-based Agency. I guess I had expectations that I wouldn't have a hard time getting contracts. But in inquiring with the agency I was told that if I wanted to...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Ready with agency to travel, but having reservations
    Greetings, I have signed up with a travel agency but am starting to have second thoughts. The people said, "if you are looking for regular work that you can depend on, maybe travel nursing is not...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Too Many Docs, Not Enough Nurse Volunteers in Haiti
    Greetings, Smething to consider when deciding if you should go to Haiti. Have your brought food for yourself? If not,you are taking resources away from the people there already. How about a...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. New to Emergency Nursing
    Greetings inkedRN, Just wanted to welcome you to Emergency Nursing! It is quite a ride and you will grow alot. I hope it is a good fit for you! I am so glad for Allnurses-it has been a wealth of...
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Does anyone know about this?
    Greetings! I have been looking at online nursing courses for a while now but I have a concern that I needed so info about. I was thinking about getting an online degree from an Institution like...
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. Tired of being FAT and having low self esteem
    Today is the day sister. Start today. Right now. If you had the Chinese -ok then. Get up and take a 20 minute walk. Just 20 minutes. You can do it. Energy begets energy. I was where you were. It...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. AD nurse applying for Clinical Ed Role-would appreciate suggestions
    Greetings, I was hoping that I could get some information/suggestions. I am an Associate Degree prepared RN who has 11 years experience in Med/Surg, Labor and Delivery, and for the past 4 years ER...
    Nov 8, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Reasons to get the flu shot-funny
    Hilarious and sooooooo true. I use to work infection control and heard all of the above mentioned DA reasons. Thanks for the laugh and for the posting that is going to be copied and put up in our ED...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Triage blues
    Hey canoehead, First-I just want to let you know I always value your experiences and thoughts on this board. My other thought was does your ER have a guidelines for triage book (one specific for...
    Jul 19, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. I Feel So Dirty and Used! - An ER doc unloads his frustrations
    Woops, Just a clarification. When people lash-out because they are hurt/scared, I and most people I believe, will be compassionate and understanding, as they should be. It is the people (patients...
    Jul 19, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. I Feel So Dirty and Used! - An ER doc unloads his frustrations
    Thank you Dr. Leap and mwboswell!!!!I appreciate the honesty of the article and the following comments on the Physician himself. I am an ER Nurse and I and my ER cohorts have experienced, thought,...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Critical Care Nurse wants to try L&D or MBU.
    Greetings, Here is just my :twocents: from my experience. One of the nice things about L&D/MB is you are dealing with healthy young women (for the most part). The atmosphere is pretty positive...
    May 19, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Am I burned out?
    MrRacer98, If you are wondering if its a possiblity that you are burned out, you probabley are. Sounds like it. Time off??? How is the rest of your life? Do you have some fun, some challenge, some...
    May 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. ER Nurses-Any difference in measures re; Swine Flu
    Thanks Maisy, Where is your location? Currently, here in Washington State in our hospital, we are just asking for recent exposure to or visits to Mexico at triage. That's it. Although there are...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. ER Nurses-Any difference in measures re; Swine Flu
    Greetings fellow nurses, Just wondering-Since the ER is typically where you will initially see folks with potential/actual cases of Swine flu, have you noticed/instituted new infection control...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Pandemic Awareness/Preparation
    Indigo Girl, We are out here-paying attention and learning. Your efforts are not wasted! Keep up the good work!!! alwayslearnin
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  25. An Atheist Outnumbered by Christians at Work (an ethical dilemma)
    Are you enjoying yourself? Sounds like you really don't have an issue except the fact that you somehow think you are superior and if "they" all knew about you it would devistate them. I doubt it. You...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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