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  1. Another recert?
    It sounds like the girl at the MDs office was very rude. You were calling with a patient update and she should have taken a message for the MD to call you back.
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Home health to hospital
    A nurse that works at our agency was able to get a job at the hospital. She did specialize in our agency in end of life care and was an excellent RN with ER background before home health. I think...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. HIV/Hep C Exposure policy in HH?
    We do not have the patients sign a consent like that, but it is a good idea. If we a nurse with a needle stick they are sent to the lab for testing
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. nursing security
    Can I get advise from other home health nurses on staff security. How does the agency you work for keep you safe in the home; are there precautions?
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Bed Bugs
    I recently received a letter from one of my Physical Therapist very angry about the "lack of direction" provided for pre cautions for a patient who has bed bugs. Apparently the bed bugs have spread...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. How many do you Case Manage in a Certified Home Health Agency?
    We go by how many days a week the nurse works, for full time 25 is max
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Home Health Advice
    Is home health that bad? Do you feel you can make a difference? Also, I have an old car, a little beat up, but should I use that insted of my new car? I am starting a new homehealth job. I am afraid...
    May 10, '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. May accept home health position..
    It seemed like they really needed people when I went on my interview. Also, I will be with a preceptor for some time, they just dont put you on your own right away. Plus you have plenty of...
    May 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. May accept home health position..
    I too have 4 kids! I have been a nurse 3 years only. I dont know how you work nights?? I think I will try home health, i am getting excited and I think I will like it. From what all the nurses here...
    May 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. May accept home health position..
    It sounds like you really love home health. Is there any cons to it? Do you ever miss hospital nursing? Do you think you loose your skill in certain areas?
    May 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. May accept home health position..
    I just interviewed for a home health position, I was offered the job, but I am worried about loosing my clinical skills. I have med surg and er backgrounds. Home health seems really exciting, but I...
    May 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I can't believe this!  Help again Cardiac Nurses!
    if this is your first med error they should not fire you!! that is crazy! i would call the union rep asap!-lisa
    May 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Advice on Home Health
    I am happy to read your response. I too have worked in the hospital and I have a interview for home health today. Do you think we loose our nursing skills? I am totally excited! Oh, I got pulled over...
    May 7, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    i think you are so right. one of the reasons i think they offered that to me is because i went to the meeting with the union rep, and he asked them why after the first write up, and when my manager...
    Apr 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    i was about to do the same, that is what my husband suggested. the reason i did not is because of the union rep, he said he would help me through it. all of this has taken its toll on my self...
    Apr 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    just an update on how everything turned out. they offered to pay me for my days out without pay, transfer me to the ortho med surg floor, and give me my same day shift and hours. So I will have a new...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    the meeting went better than expected! They still feel that I am not right for the ER, possibly need more training. I will find out tomarrow if they will allow me to transfer to another dept.-lisa
    Apr 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    I got some of the feedback stating that I should not be terminated over this, so I will briefly say that I have had two previous write ups. the first was last july. I was given a patient from another...
    Apr 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    what happened when you went to the interview and had to tell them you were terminated? Also, I have always concidered home health. Is it fun meeting patients at their home? Everyone has told me you...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    Thank you all for the feedback, I feel so much better already. With the ICU pt they were expecting me to know to call the dr to change the type of bed ordered. Also, i should have ordered a Stat...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I am getting terminated tomarrow
    I am a ER nurse. I have worked in the ER for a year with the exception of being on maternity leave for a short time. three days ago , I gave the wrong contrast to a pt going into ct scan. the...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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