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  1. Another newbie entering this field!! (possibly!)
    Hello everyone!!! After working in the ER for the past 3 years, I'm ready to move on!!!! While perusing some local craigslist ads, I came across an add for LNC for a local law firm. I've sent...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  2. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    Thanks again everyone for the replies. So, another incident happened yesterday involving the same type of thing! But, I had learned from my previous experience, and this one ended up so much better...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    yup, I've seen that to be true. I'm glad they have a "patient complaint" committee, but no "Back up our nurses" committee:mad:
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    I think that if this patient had been in the main ed, around everyone, they would have either a)called security to remove her from the ed, or b)ended up giving her b52 after they told her she needed...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    Thanks for your reply!!! Your advice is spot on..although in our ER there is no "losing rapport" to change patients :) My charge nurse is great, but she was extremely busy and couldn't really take...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    To answer the first questions, yes, yes, and yes!!!! I notified the charge nurse after the second round of screaming, and the doc was onboard the entire time. And, the problem is that I do waste...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Why do I let them get under my skin?!
    Hello all, Hope everyone made it though this Monday relatively unscathed! I've been working in the ER for the past 3 years, mostly in our fast track area. For the amount of people that I've...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Opthamology-ASC-Anyone else?
    Hey everyone, It's interesting to see your roles in Ophthalmology! I've been working in an ER the past few years, and am ready for a change. I have an interview for a RN position in...
    Nov 9, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. "new grad-itis"...
    Ugh, I almost WISH I had the problem of being a "know it all" I just started working in the ER, and I am a fairly new nurse, (less than two years of experience with 3 different jobs thanks to...
    Oct 20, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I start home health Thursday!!!
    Wow, I really need to check back here more often! I missed out on 2 whole pages of messages!! So, I've been doing homehealth for about 2-3 months now, and I am liking it so far. I can tell the...
    May 2, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. I start home health Thursday!!!
    Hey! How was the ride along? The new job is going pretty well; I'm definitely liking it a lot better than my old hospital job! I'm still figuring out all the paper work mess, but it is getting...
    Mar 21, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. I start home health Thursday!!!
    wow, $84k sounds nice!!! i'm actually taking a pay cut as of now....i'm getting paid hourly until i am able to take on a "full load" of pts, then i will be paid per pt. my company's health insurance...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. I start home health Thursday!!!
    Good luck!!!!!!!!!!! So far I've just been doing paperwork, although Friday they sent me to this community center to do blood pressures on some folk after their morning bingo. It was actually so...
    Feb 11, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. I start home health Thursday!!!
    I really started HATING my job. I always felt that I was putting my license on the line, considering that our staffing was HORRIBLE. I was always the only RN on a mixed peds/surg/ortho floor, and...
    Feb 11, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. I start home health Thursday!!!
    Hey, thanks! It will be visits, largely a geriatric population but some acute post op bandage changes, etc, from what I've gathered :) I'll be paid per visit, which I'm hoping will work out...
    Feb 5, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. I start home health Thursday!!!
    Hey everyone! Well, I finally did it, I put in my 2 weeks notice at my current job, and I start my new home health job this Thursday!! I'm terribly excited and nervous, but I don't think it can be...
    Feb 5, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. What doctors do that bugs you...
    Great post, y'all!! I just wanted to throw in a little noted concerning "non-medical" inductions. At my 40 week appointment, my dr. said, ok, so when do you want to come in? I'm like, um, what?...
    Nov 7, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Gonna be an RN again!
    Hello everyone! So Monday I officially start my career as an RN, again! I graduated from nursing school in Dec. 2004, worked until Hurricane Katrina (Aug. 05), relocated, recovered, then got...
    Aug 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Advice for the new nurse entering Med-Surg
    Congrats on getting this far, and good luck in your future endeavors!!
    Jul 19, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. lethal amylase levels?
    Ok everyone, I got my lab data (double checked), and my amylase was 33,000 and lipase was 11,000, on admit, using the "normal" standards of measurement (U/L) Now, I have read that pregnancy can...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. lethal amylase levels?
    Thanks for the info...I wasn't sure if amylase itself could cause damage.....the whole thing was pretty crazy; I was pregnant, and evidently it's pretty common for pregnant woman to get gall stones...
    Jul 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. lethal amylase levels?
    Thanks for responding... I do know that pancreatitis will send the enzyme levels up, I was just curious on the actual numbers that people have seen.... I'm really asking because I, the nurse,...
    Jul 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. lethal amylase levels?
    Hey everyone. Sorta a random question, and I don't have my lab test book, and internet searches haven't really turned up anything, soooooooo I thought I would ask all you lovely smart people! ...
    Jul 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. But I'm Pregnant . . . . .
    Hey Everyone! First let me extend a good job out to all those pregnant nurses who are still bustin' their butts and not using pregnancy as "an excuse" not to work! And, just to add another side...
    Jan 26, '06
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Pregnant Nurse and Dialysis?
    Hey all! I graduated from nursing school last december and had worked on an oncology/med surg floor until August when Hurricane Katrina came and destroyed my hospital (and my home, town, etc...)...
    Dec 27, '05
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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