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  1. Can anyone help me with my MA thesis, kindly suggest me a topic.
    I really appreciate these comments and suggests as I too am considering a Masters with a thesis component but have been having problems trying to narrow down the process. Thanks so much!
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. The flu shot making people sick
    On topic, but a bit off topic. While in nursing school I worked for a well known agency as a flu clinic nurse. I went to businesses that offered to pay for their employees immunization. When at a...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  3. Just something good
    Its a great feeling to have all your hard work recognized. I really appreciate it when managers take time to give their staff feedback. It helps us associate with them, as managers and not just that...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  4. Need to vent.....dont understand why people are so nasty
    You don't need any advice...just some kudos! You did a fabulous job. Considering the environment you work in, the information you were provided by the aunt, the policies and procedures set in place...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Looking for suggestions on different areas of nursing.
    I am currently working on a busy medical/ortho/uro/gyne unit and now considering taking my Masters and or specializing. One of the areas that doesn't get a lot of attention, and one that I find...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Teaching as a new grad?
    I have only been nursing for 4 years and eventually I would like to teach. I really enjoy preceptoring students and working with the nursing students when they're on my unit. But I wouldn't even...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. At the end of my rope...hate nursing.
    There has been some wonderful advice in response to your post. I hear your pain and feel it as I too was burnt out by the time I finished nursing school. In fact I didn't write my exam until one year...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Supra Pubic Catheter Question
    Well, patients who have chronic retention or other urological issues that prevent them from long term catheterization often receive SPCs as a way to manage urinary retention. Therefore if after the...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Continence Nurse
    Here in the Wound/Ostomy/Continence Nursing forum there is plenty of discussion around wound and ostomy are yet there seems to be very little discussion on Continence nurse. This is an area of...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. Incontinent ON PURPOSE
    WHen I have patients that act like this...and I'm talking about those that have the mental and physical capabilities to toilet themselves and mobilize to the washroom or can ask for help etc... I...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Clogged 3 way foley with CBI?
    I agree that it was a partial obstruction by a clot. If all else fails I also deflate the balloon very carefully and readjust to ensure that a clot isn't caught around the cuff and not obstructing...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. continuous bladder irrigation
    Since no one has answered this question I'll give it a go. I work on a busy surgical unit and have a lot of urological patients who require continuous bladder irrigations post TUPR or TUR or if...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  13. A Guide to Nursing Specialties
    What a great visual aid for those choosing a specialty. Still doesn't make it easier to choose which pathway though!
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. The flu shot making people sick
    Actually, when you get a vaccine you body IS being tested. Vaccines, most of them except for live vaccines, contain small parts of the dead enemy. Its enough to activate your immune system to...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  15. 12-Hour Nursing Shifts and Patient Safety: Time to abandon this concept?
    I personally like working 12 hour shifts. I currently work on a rotation of 2 days and 2 nights. Many of the reasons for preferring 12 hour shifts as cited by the article are exactly why I like...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. focus charting
    NYBaby, thanks for your response to this thread. I've been nursing for a year now and lately, I'm on the path to burnout. I'm on "holidays" at the moment getting refreshed before I go back to work...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Frustration Rant
    I am all for teamwork. In fact I believe that without teamwork its makes my job as a nurse very difficult. As part of a team, sometimes we have to do things we don't want to; such as taking on extra...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. nurse charged, passing meds without doc order
    I loved the "glorified Motrin" statement. Please. This from a drug site: Ultram (tramadol) is a narcotic-like pain reliever. Ultram is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Ultram...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. nurse pt ratio law?
    In my hospital, the ratio (not regulated) in acute medicine is supposed to be 4:1 but it is often 5:1 or even 6:1. To be honest, it is difficult to give holistic quality care to acute patients even...
    Jan 25, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. Advice for the new nurse entering Med-Surg
    Hi Newbie, I hear the distress in your message and can empathize with what your going through. As a new grad myself, I had many concerns transitioning from being a student protected by the veil...
    Jan 25, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. the lpn /rn thing
    BC is the abbreviation for British Columbia, Canada's most western province. I understand and have experienced the deep seeded conflicts between varying levels of nurses. I work hard to...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. the lpn /rn thing
    The document is actually a collaborative effort between the CLPNBC and the CRNBC (the RNs college) as of 2008. Currently, both RNs and LPNs scope of practices are being reviewed and are changing to...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. the lpn /rn thing
    hi fiona, yes i am a new grad, but not new to health care. not that it should matter, but i have worked as a unit clerk and a care aid in an ltc facility. i am a nurse that gets very involved...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Med/Surg or M/S Float? What is better for a new grad?
    I echo the reponses that it may very well indeed be best to stick to one unit rather than float. When I interviewed for my position, I talked to my manager about this. We talked about some of the...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. the lpn /rn thing
    I don't know where any of such "peon" remarks are stated, but there is no need to bash anyones profession or position. LPNs, aids, techs, RNs and all other health care professionals are all important...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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