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  1. Returning to the bedside..not such a good idea afterall
    I left bedside nursing several years back (2009 to be exact)...in the past few months I decided that maybe it was time to return...I was wrong. The issues that plague and continue to plague the...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Needing advice on my new job
    Sounds like you have already answered your own question..which is to get out...a few days of "misery" on a job is not a big deal, but when everything "in" you is telling you -...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Should I quit nursing school?
    If this is truly how you feel, I would switch now to a psychology degree - some of your classes should count. This is YOUR life not anyone else's - listen to YOUR gut. As for those who say people who...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What would you have done?
    Often time patients will refuse EMS because they are worried about a bill, neighbors "seeing" etc. In this case she was continuing to be compromised & at least EMS would've had the means to act if...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. What would you have done?
    Called an ambulance & stayed w/the patient until EMS arrived. Too much could've gone wrong w/her family trying to take her to the ER (even 5 min away) plus there is all the down time to get her...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Newly qualified - anxiety/hopelessness
    It is no wonder under the conditions you are working and expected to work sound horrendous. BUT YOU NEED TO GET SOME HELP with the anxiety/depression and suicidal thoughts you are having. NOW. There...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Help? I regret this career choice?
    Home health agencies and hospices (at least in the area I live) hire nurses as marketers all time - in fact, most of the companies around here prefer an RN so that may be an area to look into. You...
    Feb 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. IV Certification HELP Jacksonville
    I agree with Mishka70...I lived/worked in Florida (JAX area) many years. IV certification was not something the board required nor most employers - some preferred it and those that did (like Mayo,...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. My sisters wedding is when I'm in my 1st year of nursing school?
    You aren't going to be dealing with the weddings 24/7..I don't understand a wedding being 2 weeks but that again is something individual to the person....2 weeks versus a life career choice...like...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Would HR not know if someone were ineligible for rehire?
    A former coworker has reapplied for a position at the company I work for. HR is computerized at this company - from applying to reference checks to everything else. When the former coworker left...
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Fmla for depression/anxiety
    It's none of your coworkers business should you opt to take time off - that is between your boss and HR. I completely disagree with not being honest about why you are needing time off. You have...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. As an RN would you ever take a job as...
    You've anwered your own question...you want the job, you would enjoy the job, so take the job..and yes, RN's CAN work in the LPN capacity. And yes, if I were not needing money and it was a job I...
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Have you started antidepressants since becoming a nurse?
    I have struggled with depression and anxiety since childhood..I have been on medication on and off over the years - before becoming a nurse and afterwards. I agree diet, therapy and similar things...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    If this email "shocked" the OP and little things shake the OP up (can't recall how the OP worded it) then nursing school is going to extra long and the real world of nursing is going to be a short...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Switching to day shift blues
    By your post it sounds like you already know what you want to do and should do..which is stay where you are working nights. It doesn't sound like there is really any reason to change to days (i.e....
    Jan 8
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. ER nursing for established nurse with recent time off
    I'm in a similar situation..interviewed for an ER position a little over a week ago..the Director says she is moving forward with an offer and will be hearing from HR sometime this week..I too have...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. What are my chances?
    Yes, you have a chance but you will need to get your GPA up - the other classes you still need will help. I'd advise you to meet, in person, with a counselor at whatever school you are interested in...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Support for field RNCM
    It sounds like you/other RN's are salary but are working over the 40 hour work week?
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. Cut Throat Competition Makes Me Sick
    I recently left a home health agency that also has hospice and this was one of the reasons. While I understand wanting continuity of care for a patient and in many ways it would make sense to...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. Is there a secret to Emory
    If I were you I'd try to find out exactly who the director is for the unit you want to work on and I would hand deliver my resume to that person's office along with a cover letter stating you have...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Salary for Southeast region and interview question
    I declined the offer - after the 2nd interview - the salary is way too low for what the expectations for the position are (50K for FT M-F including call every night and every weekend)..I understand...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  22. Salary for Southeast region and interview question
    The interview was changed actually to next week as one of the people had to take emergency leave. I did ask the HR person about call and salary. He said that is discussed more in detail in the...
    Dec 3, '14
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  23. Northside hospital...anyone?
    Interested in opinions of current/former employees of Northside...orientation, etc. I have been offered a position but what was discussed and what is now being required are different and this is...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Salary for Southeast region and interview question
    All the threads for salary seem old on here so I would like to know if anyone is willing to share a general salary range for a plant/factory nurse in the southeast? Also, I had a phone interview...
    Nov 15, '14
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  25. Help! So Depressed...
    jayjaybsnrn needs to learn correct grammar and spelling before doling out any advice.......wouldn't place much stock in anything someone like this posts.
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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