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  1. Legal, Scope, and HIPPA
    I'm interested in entrepreneur nursing. However, the legal and HIPPA aspects of providing nursing care on my own is very intimidating. Are there any recommendations on how to become more aware and...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  2. Med Passes
    Put a piece of tape over the the top of the lid then write on the tape with permanent marker. That's what I do and seems to work well. :) Doesn't wear off either.
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. And, on the 5th day, "Behold, the mighty gods of state!"
    Wait, don't do that, because if state finds out. Okay, so we're going to double pad normally but don't when State comes. State doesn't allow that. You're not following state's rules. I hope state...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Death Notification
    Thanks for advice. I use died because its not ambiguous like "passed away or he/she is gone"
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Death Notification
    In the nursing home, I'm around a fair amount of death. I notify the family regularly but sometimes, I wonder if I'm doing so correctly. I haven't found "guidelines" for this. I would say something...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. LTC newcomer
    I've recently graduated from college and now have accepted a job in a LTC facility. During nursing school, there was little focus on LTC and more on acute care. I've never worked as a nursing...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Low Ball The New Grad
    So here I am, licensed up and ready to work. However, as I get calls, I'm getting super low-balled in salary with each interview. For instance, in Iowa, the average salary is around 50k per year....
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    As I've read through the commencts, I've noticed some patterns among people. First, students that commented generally agreed with me. I wonder how many others agree with this idea of powerpoints,...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    I agree as long as electronic methods are used properly. I wonder if the powerpoint issue is really rooted in technology boom. Nursing instructors are attempting to cater to the young people, like...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    May I also say that I've heard primarily from nurse educators. I wonder why that is. Maybe some educators out there could explain to me the current state of nursing education. Is is hard to break...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    I agree with you but at the same time I don't. I'm not asking to be spoon fed and I am responsible for learning. However, teaching, I believe, in the adult realm should be of higher caliber. Nursing...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    This is astounding to me! I've seen the disconnect between school and real life. I imagine this common among many professions. I, also, see people just accepting the status quo. Unfortunate.
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    WOW...I have to say that your situation sounds a little more difficult than mine. I just want change in nursing education strategies. That program sounds like there is much more going on. I'm sorry...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    Nifty. I like the uniqueness of your teacher's style!
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    Honestly, I'm not surprised about the response of any of your classmates. We can't be toooo hard on educators. It's everywhere. The powerpoint fetish is viral. I believe it's time for a change. Now,...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    Vastly different as in negative? Or, positive? I appreciate the teachers that know their stuff. Also, I think a person can present material in an engaging way even not having a super expert knowledge...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    I appreciate your thoughts. :) I have a feeling that all educators want the students to become good nurses and enjoy schooling. I also understand that there are forces at work that cannot be ignored....
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Nursing Classroom Education: The big bang of powerpoint slavery
    I have recently graduated and having a fair amount of time on my hands (jobless, thousands of applications filled out and resumes polished) I wouldn't mind giving an open, honest opinion of...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Care plan help
    Use the nursing process that you've been taught. Assessment: what objective/subjective findings have you found? Diagnosis: What labels have you found according to your assessment findings?...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Want to open my own Hospice Campus
    I think it is noble have a goal like this in mind. It remind's me a MLK's "I have a dream speech" for some reason. I would imagine that there are many, many routes to accomplishing this first. A...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. How to make an A in a&p1?
    Welcome to Allnurses. I have been here for many years. These folks have helped me from the very position you're at to graduating nursing school. :) With that being said, congrats on getting a B...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. EKG resources for the Student Nurse
    I really enjoyed learning about EKGs while in school. Believe it or not, I'll read through EKGs periodically to brush up my skills (for fun). I used many of these resources from Allnurses as well as...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Appropriate IV for pneumonia???
    I agree with above poster. I have just a little to add to help you go into the right direction (hopefully). :) Is D5 1/2 NS appropriate for pneumonia? How does one determine this? First: We...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Clinical Instructor Sharing Information from My Journal
    While you aren't a spy, you can keep people accountable for their actions (even as a student). Maybe a warning from your instructor so you weren't caught surprised, would've been nice. However, it...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Alternative Nursing Careers
    Google, "Alternative Nursing Careers." :)
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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