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  1. physical capabilty test
    Chin up’s, huh? I have this mental picture of your ~~average~~ 60 year old nurse and imagining her attempting to do a chip up........:nailbiting:
    Sep 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Need help with PICO
    Gosh, this is really quite handy! Thank You!!
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. I want my MSN, but...
    .....and for all I know, perhaps the 3 P's have always been part of the curriculum.
    Sep 15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. I want my MSN, but...
    I've been learning more and more about the CNL role. It Does seem to be fairly generic as implemented versus how it's marketed. I see many CNL programs have Advance Practice Nurse level...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Nursing note for beginner LPN, my first note..opinions?
    You've displayed some strong work. My first nursing instructor told me to "Paint a picture with words". .....Now it's clicking, typing, and selecting from a drop down menu. :) However, I...
    Sep 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Pay for parking?
    No $ for parking at any of the hospitals in my immediate area.
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. LPN Job Duties
    Let’s put you in a facility with a few of your dear, elderly, loved ones as residents. Then lets watch how quickly you jump to the task of changing their attends when the CNA’s whom you have totally...
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Things that make you go hmmm....
    That would not make me go hmmmmmm......THAT would make me go (hurl).
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thought they loved me!
    I'm so sorry that you went through this. I hope that your next opportunity turns out as planned. I can say from personal experience in my current facility, if a position is posted long enough,...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. physical capabilty test
    It has a weight lifting class; all the books that one is required to carry around from class to class.
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I want my MSN, but...
    There seems to be a vast difference of opinion as to how the role should be implemented in real practice. I apologize for hijacking this thread with my CNL question; however, I am very curious...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. California's 5 Hour Lunch Rule
    Come to the dark side......we have milk and cookies :)
    Sep 12
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. California's 5 Hour Lunch Rule
    Of course we get breaks - this is California LOL. Three fifteen minute breaks and one thirty minute lunch break for a 12 hour shift. We even have a break RN (or two) that have no other function...
    Sep 12
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. What experience is best next?
    CCRN certification requires not only a recent amount of critical care experience, but also a manager or supervisor to sign off on the amount of hours, relevancy, and recency of experience.
    Sep 12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  15. Reasonable RN Pay in Pediatrician's Office
    $16 per hour, huh? I would have loved to hear that you told him on the spot; "Well, you get what you pay for, and my experience and expertise is not yours for less than $20 an hour".
    Sep 12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  16. Does this feeling go away?
    Does your hospital have an ‘Employee Assistance Program’ or something like that? With your new position in the ICU, you’re very likely having to draw upon some prior experience of dealing with a...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. How long did you work med-surg before getting an ICU job?
    I started out my nursing career as an LPN and worked in a whole passel of different areas, but never ICU, of course. Then I went back to school to get my RN degree. I never even considered...
    Sep 12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. Post MSN ACNP - Anyone have to retake the 3 P's?
    Perhaps I should have posted this in the area for graduates instead of students?
    Sep 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  19. Future of the CNS
    I can’t imagine how the CNS role could be overpowered by the CNL role. I think they both compliment each other so perfectly. I’m currently in a CNL program and have a CNS as my mentor/preceptor...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  20. I want my MSN, but...
    I would like to suggest obtaining a Master of Science Degree as a Clinical Nurse Leader. I have, personally, loved this program. The specific program that I am in provides for a curriculum...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. CPAP on the unit
    Lets say that the patient uses the CPAP in the hospital and something is found to be wrong with it. Does it hold up discharge because the patient cannot go home with a nonfunctioning CPAP machine? ...
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. CPAP on the unit
    I think my hospital got their britches burned following this practice. They’re a little gun-shy now. I applaud the practice, unfortunately, I cannot follow suit due to policies.
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CPAP on the unit
    What do they do at your hospital to require that all DME from home is working properly upon discharge?
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. CPAP on the unit
    How does one know whether or not the patient's CPAP machine even works properly? In our hospital, if a patient brings in their home CPAP machine, we will provide use of ours for the patient. The...
    Sep 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. missed class
    Dear smmctowelie69, "Well, I missed class due to dropping off bf at work" In the above statement, you've placed all of the blame for missing class on the action 'dropping off bf at work'. ...
    Sep 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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