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  1. Bad Answers to Behavioral Questions
    Thank you all, these suggestions are great! I am starting a word file tonight! Thank you again.
    Jun 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I was written up and put back on orientation
    Kalicokats, don't give up too soon. First, nursing is a continuum of learning. Everybody screws up eventually, if this is the first time in four months, you are doing okay. Was the child...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Bad Answers to Behavioral Questions
    I admit, I hate behavioral question interviews, but they do seem to be the predominant trend for nursing positions. What do you do when you have an answer to a behavioral question that you know...
    Jun 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What I Would Love To Send to My Hospital's Inpatient DON
    I would like to send the same letter, with a couple of additons. 1. How can you base a portion of MY review on pt communication with doctors? I work nights, I barely have the opportunity to...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. self adaptive wound dressing
    I did not have any problem molding the dressing to the body. Are you trimming/cutting it as recommended by the manufacturer? What are you using to fill the deep wounds? I also had good experience...
    May 4
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Banner Del Webb vs. St Lukes Medical Center
    Banner
    Feb 13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. Arizona ICU nurses! Are you happy?
    The weather is great now, summer is another story. As far as work goes....out of the frying pan, into the fire. (kinda like the weather)
    Feb 13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  8. Old Question Posed Again...Is it worth it?
    I am considering pursuing WOCN certification because I love wound care. However, after obtaining my BSN (with no financial or apparent job opportunity benefits), I have to wonder if the actual...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. self adaptive wound dressing
    Drawtex is good, but in my experience, it sticks to wounds. Enluxtra absorbs better and doesn't stick.
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. broken nurse
    Before I was a nurse, I worked primarily with men. Sadly, once you anger a woman, there is often a LONG period of retribution. Of course, this does not apply to all women, and some men are the same...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  11. Help! Need advice with tough situation.
    My first (gut) reaction is...stay where you are. The market is tough. If you were hired on your first interview before you graduated, I suspect your employer recognizes your potential. BUT,...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Looking for hospice or pediatric hospice position in AZ
    Thanks for the info. I know a couple of the hospice facilities in AZ have peds divisions, but there may not be any pediatric only facilities. Thanks again
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Looking for hospice or pediatric hospice position in AZ
    I am currently an RN working in adult care. Finding hospice postions is AZ seems to be nearly impossible. Finding pediatric hospice positions, even more so. Am I looking in the wrong place? ...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. A Nursing Perspective of "Being Eaten":The "Eater" Nurse to the "Eaten" Nurse
    Response to the “eater” Begin not with the name calling, nay “hare-brained”, nay “clueless” Thou hast heard of evidence based practice? Tis not jaded but corroborated If thou seek not to...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My story and some questions from a confused older student
    P.S. Being in your 30's does not make you an "older student" :)
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. My story and some questions from a confused older student
    If you can afford to work as a CNA while pursing your BSN, go for it. LPNs are not commonly used in hospitals anymore, however, in longterm care, there are still positions available. If you get...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. Banner Health application question
    If you want to add a cover letter, make it part of your electronic resume file. If you want to work at Banner, be patient. There are many Banner facilities in AZ, some huge, some small, so it...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  18. And the award for most asked question goes to...
    Running with bulls!
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. broken nurse
    Sapphire18 if I may borrow your quote in response to this post....... "Don't always believe everything you think." Consider that this may be the correct path.
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  20. Our unit needs your good vibes...
    Bortaz, sending you love and light from AZ. I have seen strong, capable nurses lose their bearings after a run of losses in the NICU. These nurses that are always assigned the most fragile...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. I get out on time...
    Okay, give report to 4 nurses on high acuity pts. Even if everything else is done, do you get out on time?
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I am being disciplined. What Now?
    [QUOTE=HM-8404;7393901]. Rarely does anyone get blindsided with a disciplinary action. ... What is wrong with accepting responsibility for what we have done and move on? QUOTE] Really? I have...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Case Study: Cyanosis
    As per above, methylene blue and O2
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I get out on time...
    No Kidding! If I have 5 patients that are ambulatory and alert and oriented, I might get out on time. Depends on what kind of mood the oncoming nurse is in. Have actually had oncoming shift tell...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Corrective Action or Bullying???
    Frodo-dog, Under no circumstances do I think you are a horrible person or in denial. I worked in the business world for many years before becoming a nurse, I know that once management decides that...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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