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  1. Mouth checks following meds
    Where would I find a good site with the step by step procedures (and possibly pictures) of a complete mouth check, with pen-light and tongue depressor, that can be posted in our med room? I am the...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Difference between certs?
    Just wondering what is the difference between the Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Certification and the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Certification? The first one I found listed under...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Learning to read EKG strip??
    I've been an RN for several years, but work as a Psych RN and currently Dept Manager. I really want to learn to read EKG strips so I can one day take an ACLS class and possibly get into ER nursing. ...
    Apr 28
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Charleston, SC area
    I was wondering if anyone can PM me a good company to work for in the Charleston SC area or pretty much any of the areas in SC near the coast? Thanks in advance.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. From floor RN to Nurse Manager .. help.
    So, I was promoted a few months ago from floor nurse to Nurse Manager, and I am finding that it is getting more difficult because of my friendships with staff. My boss has even told me that I am to...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nurse Management
  6. Sleep Mask
    When I am on nights (my shifts rotate :crying2:), I use a sleep mask that I got from Kohl's. It is very soft, has an elastic band with velcro for a good fit. As for ear plugs I have found that the...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. SC Agencies?
    Thinking of looking for PRN work in SC and wondered if any of you would recommend Agencies in SC? You can PM me if you want. Thanks! :cat:
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    Thank you Meriwhen! My intervew went great and I was even sent onto the unit to meet with the charge nurse of the shift I was applying for. The interview was on Monday and I called the recruiter on...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Do psych nurses really just hand out medication?
    I am a FT Psych RN in an inpatient acute care facility that is alwasys busy. YES we do more than just pass meds! We have pts that need wound care, pain monitoring and treatment, Pts with cardiac...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    Anyone work there? I have an upcoming interview and was wanting to know what the facility was like. Thanks in advance! :cat:
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Online stats. Anyone take it this way?
    I have the same problem .. the Statistics class is the only thing stopping me from taking the BSN course. I just cannot wrap my mind around the graphs, xyz, etc. I look at it and my mind yells...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. Like my job but the building is making me sick!
    I think its something in the building itself because the runny nose, etc will normally start while I'm still in report (which is normally 30 minutes), meaning I haven't even started pt care or...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I thanked a Nurse today
    God bless you and yours! I'm sure your comment went a long way with the nurse. :cat:
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Like my job but the building is making me sick!
    Honestly I have a great job, enjoy what I do, get along with my co-workers, etc. My problem is I have bad allergies and I work in an older hospital. I feel great .. until I have been at work for 10...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Safety Concern
    I work on an inpatient locked psych unit that is actually in a seperate building down the street from the hospital and if anything happens we have to have someone run to the phone and call for...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Starting Case Management ..
    What is the best way to get into a Case Management job? I have been an RN for over 10 years and due to age and a back problem I am looking to "retire" from floor nursing. I am interested in doing...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  17. New to night shift
    Hi Emilynn09. I work nights and I purchased my curtains from JC Penny .. they are advertised as Blackout Drapes. Talk to the salesperson and let them know what you are looking for. I think mine...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Malpractice insurance
    I have used NSO (nso.com) since 2004. I just re-newed my policy today with a $3 million dollar cap and it was $104 for a year of coverage. I would not work as an RN without having my own coverage...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Help! Is my nursing career done?
    What state do you live/work in? I had a reprimand on my license in 2007 for something that happened off clock in my personal life. I have even been turned down by some travel agencies over this. ...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Aureus??
    The job is in West Virginia. I turned it down flat when they told me what they were offering to pay me with 7 years experience as an RN. I also have my RN license in both NC and SC and seriously...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Aureus??
    Okay ..... so I'm not taking the RN Supervisor job after all. Why you ask? Because when the final offer was made they offered me $16.64 an hour!!!!!! Yes, you heard correct $16.64 an hour to be...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. JayKay Staffing
    I received a call from a recruiter at JayKay stating she found my resume online, which it is posted on a few sites because I work agency/travel. She proceeded to tell me about a private contract...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  23. Aureus??
    Well, I did NOT get the assignment with Aureus but I did get a perm job offer from a hospital about 2 hours from home as an RN Supervisor on second shift. Going to commute for a few months to make...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Aureus??
    The recruiter seems to know his stuff and is pretty cool. I am looking at a 13 week contract within a 3 hour drive from home. They are offering $31 hour plus $1200 for housing. No on call shifts. ...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Aureus??
    Has anyone worked with Aureus Travel Nursing? If so, what did you think of them? I'm looking at an assignment thru them for the first time ... Thanks!
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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