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  1. med/surg to hospice..on-call position
    I am currently an on call hospice nurse and in the past have had a position similar to yours. My only concern would be experience. Hospice is very different from med/surg. I had been a nurse for 8...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Advice please, interested in this field.
    Hello, I have been a nurse for 10 years and have recently applied for a quality assurance/risk manager position with a large regional hospital. I am very interested and excited about this position...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Quality Improvement
  3. Masters program, how to choose?
    Hello, I am an RN with my BSN. I have been a nurse for 10 years and am considering going back to school for my FNP. I have been researching schools and am overwhelmed! How on earth do you choose? I...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. question about 3 lead monitoring
    Hello, I am new to cardiac nursing. I have a question about a 3 lead. I noticed that the monitor showed inverted qrs on all the pt that were being monitored. Is this because of the particular lead...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. I made it! ACLS passed and start cardiac rehab tomorrow!
    Thank you all for your advice on acls. I did manage to pass it and I feel like I am much more knowledgeable now. My first day of orientation in the cardiac rehab outpatient clinic is tomorrow. This...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. ACLS? Help!
    Hello, so I just got a job at a cardiac rehab clinic. I am trying to brush up on ekg interpretation, but I have a LONG way to go. I have very little previous cardiology experience. I did take ACLS...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Interview for cardiac rehab job!
    Hello,I had a phone interview for a cardiac rehab job last week with the director. I think it went well as she said the nurse who runs the program would be contacting me next. I want this job SOOOOO...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. Inspiring article and blog!
    So, in my search to learn more about dialysis and prepare for my interview I came across this article. It is wonderful! It's about a chance encounter a woman who is raising money for a stem cell...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Have a phone interview next week with Fresenius!
    Thanks for the reply Brooke. I guess they are hiring for a new clinic that is being built right now. I am wondering where the training would be since the clinic won't be opening until the first of...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. Have a phone interview next week with Fresenius!
    Thank you all! The interview is with Fresenius. I sent in my resume, then got notice to do an online assessment (that I was shocked was so involved!) then I got a request for a phone interview. I...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. Have a phone interview next week with Fresenius!
    Hello, I am excited, I have a phone interview next week for a RN position at a new clinic that is starting up! Any advice or things I should know before doing the interview?
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  12. What is your day like in a Fresenius dialysis clinic?
    Hello, There is a new Fresenius clinic opening up in my area and they are looking for nurses. I am in the process of applying. Can anyone tell me what a day is like in a dialysis clinic? I have NO...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. IVF excessive?
    I agree that IV fluids are excessive in these situations. Sometimes I think it is more of a comfort measure for the families. I cannot tell you how many family members I have heard say that NOT doing...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Lifting in hospice?
    Well, dr said, minimum 3 weeks from surgery with no lifting more than 20 lb. I feel bad that I didn't discuss this with my work prior to the surgery.I guess I will give them the note and see what...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Lifting in hospice?
    Just curious, why would the thread be closed? I really am not asking for medical advice, I am just wondering from other hospice nurses experience, how much is lifting a part of what we do? I know...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Lifting in hospice?
    Quick question, I just had my gallbladder out laparoscopically last week. I am a hospice on call nurse. I go in for my 1 weeks post op appointment today. I remember from the presurgery appointment...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. A dying persons tear
    I do home hospice, but I personally have not noticed this. I would think it is more a coincidence. But who knows what they see? We have had patients who see angels, I heard of one who immediately...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Is turning dying patients comfort care or not?
    I understand where you are coming from, but I have also seen turning causing extreme agony. I had a pt in the home with her three daughters taking care of her. In the last days her pain became very...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. Hospice On Call Compensation Structure 2012
    I work for a smaller hospice, around 40-50 census. We used to have all of the nurses take turns doing call, one was primary and one was back up. But they just changed it to open up 2 call positions....
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. Lasix use in CHF?
    Hello all, I am a new hospice nurse and I have a question about using lasix for CHF once a person is admitted to hospice. I just admitted a pt last night with CHF. She spends most of her time in bed...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. Hello, looking for some encouragement.
    Thank you all for your encouragement! I am really trying to put it all out of my head at 5 pm! But it is difficult. I find I am feeling a tad overwhelmed with all the needs. The labs to follow up on...
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. Hello, looking for some encouragement.
    Hello, I am a new Hospice nurse. I just started my new position about and month and a half ago. I really like the company I work for, I love everyone there! They are so encouraging and caring and I...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. O hai hospice!
    Welcome! I just found out yesterday that I just got hired also! So, we get to be new together! I plan on spending a lot of time here learning from the experienced! Congratulations!
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. FINALLY got hired with Hospice!
    Thank you all so much for the welcome! I am very excited! I go to orientation tomorrow. I am sending in a resignation letter today, so I still have 2 weeks left at my current position. I cannot wait...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. FINALLY got hired with Hospice!
    Hello, I posted on here about a year ago when I first applied for a hospice position. I did not get that job, so I applied with a different agency about 3 months later and I didn't get that job...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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