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  1. RN Mom kills 6 week infant through breastmilk
    Even though we consider drug addiction a disease the court is treating this addicted person who once was a nurse as a criminal. Which is it - an addiction or not. If you read the article this is...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. I got a job!!!took 3.5 years!
    Good for you!! I am wondering if there are others with similiar stories.
    Mar 6
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. Any home care, hospice, rehab, or community health nurses.. please help. :)
    According to your post your assignment is to interview a nurse. Posting questions on this site is not interviewing. You will find a lot more helpful information by following your instructor's...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Pain medicine and bone mets
    Woogy. Absolutely! It's been a long time since I worked in hospitals, but the good, secure in themselves physicians always listened to the nurses. We were their eyes and ears so they respected our...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Willing to move across country, help?
    Actually you would and should mind being paid only $15.00 an hour as an RN! Sounds like you are a hard worker and you don't want to sound desperate. Lots of nurses are having a hard time finding...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Should I accept?
    I don't understand if you are being offered a position that you and employer have not discussed specifics such as pay and hours. If it were me I would want more information. You need to ask about...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. I was fired by an MA at orthopedic clinic
    A medical assistant calling herself a nurse is illegal in Arizona. Only RNs and LPNs can legally be called nurses. To call a medical assistant a nurse is misleading to the public and harmful to the...
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Where do I find CM jobs?
    Hospice firms have RN case managers.
    Jan 6
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. Triage and Assessment Abbreviation
    This system is not working properly. My apologies to the person who did enter the post.
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Triage and Assessment Abbreviation
    [QUOTE=1fastRN;7666438]ROM=Range of motion AAOx3/A&Ox3=Alert and oriented x3 CP= Chest Pain HA= Head ache AMS=Altered mental status Abd= Abdomen N&V= Nausea and vomiting CA=Cancer CVA=Stroke...
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. I'm out
    I hear you goldberryRN! Hospice is such a wonderful program so it is a darn shame when somehow it is thought that personnel can continue to function in the conditions you describe. I wish you well!
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. Hospice...hostile and toxic work environment!
    Sounds like the problem is that your employer is not providing you with a cell phone or device like a Blackberry so you have to use your own private cell phone. This is dangerous for your patients...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Update on fraudulent visits
    Thanks for the update and thanks for all your hard work. That 'nurse' needs to lose her license and be sent to prison. Hopefully she never cares for another patient! Please let us know what happens...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Fraudulent visits - yes I brought it up!
    So the question remains what do we do when we know there is Medicare fraud? The situation as described does not seem to even need to be proved given that actually doing that number of visits is not...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Dear Cheaters
    I was never aware of any of my classmates cheating in nursing school, but it seems we are living in a different world where ethics are ignored. Hopefully I am wrong, but that is how it feels to me....
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Do nurses get unemployment benefits?
    Arizona has a one week waiting period and pays very low unemployment benefits. Only one state pays less. But when one is laid off every little bit helps!
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Observation of the day
    Sounds like you had some demanding patients. I know what you mean, but logically this is probably an example of a 'glittering generality' and should be avoided. Better not to put people in boxes!
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Anyone else dealing with this?
    It is totally inconsiderate and unprofessional. Also, I am thinking this practise is illegal. If you are scheduled to work and they send you home they should be paying you for a half day. It appears...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  19. HELP pls.. advice anyone
    I agree with the two previous comments. Even though we nurses are usually not English majors like Garrison Keilor it is really difficult to read such poorly written comments. That said, traveling...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Why??? Sleep interrupted nocturia post 12hr shift...
    Why do you say pee instead of urinate?
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Couldn't believe he did this...
    This whole situation is just so wrong on so many levels! This obviously conscientious employee is doing her best and being paid nearly nothing for her efforts while the other sits on his butt. The...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Couldn't believe he did this...
    Guttercat, In assisted living facilities the medications are given by med techs which have less training than CNAs. Assisted living facilities can be small home like facilities or much larger. In...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is the average pay scale for COTA's in your state & are you happy?
    Occupational health nursing is totally different from occupational or physical therapy. Occupational health nursing involves Registered Nurses who provide nursing care to employees in industrial...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  24. Nursing School after Law School to attain a Risk Management position?
    Another criminal conviction? Only the RN part and hospital experience? Just feels right? How would you know? Better to stay with the law.
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Need Advice... Nurse stealing non-narcotic medication
    What about the other issue of this nurse being off the floor for cigarette smoking?
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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