Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: Finallydidit

From Date
  1. Wilmington Area??
    Anyone willing to expand on LPNs in the Wilmington area, Jobs, Pay, Cost of living in general? 5 yrs exp. LTC & Corrections Thanks so much
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  2. CNA classes in Knoxville area
    Check with Goodwill Industries in Knox or Morristown...... They both offer classes!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  3. LTC Nurses... please answer
    Thanks everyone! You have helped me narrow it down pretty much!.... Like many of you, I feel there are so MANY issues to choose from that it is really difficult to just pick a few, when I know I...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. LTC Nurses... please answer
    Hey Guys........ LPN here taking classes for RN...... Have to write a speech about issues in health care.....  Can be any issue.. So as a fellow LTC nurse, I would like to take a poll from here...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. POLL LTC Nurses... please answer
    Hey Guys........ LPN here taking classes for RN...... Have to write a speech about issues in health care..... Can be any issue.. So as a fellow LTC nurse, I would like to take a poll from here and...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. maybe moving to TN- salary/job availability questions
    If you are looking at the Tri Cities, I would go to the VA Med Ctr.........
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  7. New-ish RN, 30 residents please help!
    First of all...... Take your breaks!! If you don't take care of you, you can't expect to take care of anyone else.. ... The first thing I would do is get your med times changed... This will be a...
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Lifecare (LTC) anyone have experience with?
    Have worked for LCC for 2 years, Its like any other facility... its a tough job.... Biggest complaint is always under staffed, they take residents that should be placed in other facilities, and it is...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Life Care Centers of America
    Have worked for LCC for 2 years LPN charge nurse, they have some great "perks" but the staffing ratios sucks! CNAs most times have 20 residents, LPNs have 30. To be in compliance with my med...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    Okay as a nurse in a LTC facility, I have to respond to this post. I work wkend baylor 7a-11p, my facility has 120 residents, and a staff of 1 RN, 4 LPNs and 8 CNAs, (however, with it being...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Best Nursing Salary with the Lowest Cost of Living
    The answers you see here reflect all of my hours upon hours of research..... Texas seems to be the best place for nurses to live!
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Need some advise....PLEASE!!
    Started out as 3-11 charge Its not that bad, until you need an evening off... Chin-up gave a pretty good basic over view.. Hopefully you will have an RN supervisor to help with admissions and dealing...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Appalled at LTC standards of nursing care
    Hosp vs LTC totally diff. In LTC there has to be team effort, there are far too many residents on a unit to otherwise give proper care. As an LPN, I could never do my job without my CNAs nor could...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Morphine and end of life
    In LTC we often have to get orders for increased respirations, the drug of choice is usually liquid morphine the order will state "for pain" or "air hunger" even though I called d/t respirations not...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Nurse Kept my Great Grandfathers wedding Ring
    We all agree that it was very unethical that the nurse accepted this gift, however, if the Resident and the POA, are both saying that it is okay for her to accept it.. I don't see where it needs to...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. documenting
    Just a few things I try to include.. If Resident complains of anything.. ie: headache.... chart what you did to fix it and when it was effective.. Res complain of headache pain 4/10, PRN pain...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Are there any LPNs that find 40 person med pass workable?
    I have 30 residents, 16 of which are diabetics, work 3-11 so I have the 4p and hs finger sticks, as well as 2 med passes, It absolutely takes me all 8 hours to complete everything, and thats with no...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Geriatric UTI and Hallucinations/Psychosis
    Just curious, but have they checked his glucose levels? You stated that this will often start if he doesn't eat. If abx are not clearing this up. His blood sugar may be dropping and this can also...
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Artificial Fingernails and Direct Care Staff
    As we all know HANDWASHING is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infection... If given the choice, I would choose the caregiver with fake nails that washes her hands each...
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. What I really think of nursing
    ...I did nursing as second degree...i started as pre-med and then finally switched to accelerated nursing. Seems to me that you never really wanted to be a nurse to begin with.
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What I really think of nursing
    After long period of reflexion...that is 4 years or nursing...i am finally realizing that nursing is eehhh...I did nursing as second degree...i started as pre-med and then finally switched to...
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Interview tips?
    I have an interview for a D/A treatment clinic.. looking for pointers and also what is it like... the position is 5a-2p so I would assume that it is for the meth clinic, but not sure.. My...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  23. Do you have time to cut diabetic toenails?
    After seeing 2 of my diabetics with bandaids on their toes, after the pod visited them a couple of months ago, I asked the facility to replace her, their reply was for me to do incident reports......
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Hourly rate for RN's, LPN's, CNA's in Your State
    East TN... NEW GRAD RN = $20 ph LTC / $18 ph HOSPITAL NEW GRAD LPN - $14 ph LTC / $12 ph HOSPITAL CNAs = $8 - $10 ph $1 - 1.50 ph for shift diff. You can generally add 3% to the above...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. How many of you nurses do NOT have health insurance
    Uninsured here as well, I work full time but the insurance is too expensive, and it only pays 70%... I have not had insurance in over 5 years, nor have I been to the Dr. But I think most Dr. offices...
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


Top