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  1. essential tremor
    I have ET. My GP gave me one med for it, but the dose was not adequate. I went to a neurologist, who checked me out---neuro exam, EEG, MRI, I don't remember what else. Now I am on two different meds,...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. ALL nights or day/night MIX shift to pick? HELP! need to reply to recruiter!
    [QUOTE]ALSO, was talking with my mother about this and she was concerned about the safety from leaving work at 3am (IF that was an 8hr shift) but I guess that is another story... I'll bring a...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Is this normal?
    When I was in nursing school, the hospital that we did clinicals in gave the postpartum moms little self dosing drug packs with unit dose vitamins, Tylenol, and Colace. It was in a Zip-lock bag along...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Possible move to SD...Mitchell area? Indian Health Service?
    In the "Nurses" section at the top of the page, there is a sub category of "Native American (patients)", or very similar name that has information about Indian Health Service.
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: South Dakota Nursing
  5. anyone traveled to kuwait?
    I'm thinking 2600 USD/month is not a correct figure, because that is not a high salary.
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Nursing students required to have health insurance?
    Although it has been 30+ years since I attended, I went to my college's web site and checked their current catalog, and for almost if not all of their clinical courses it states that "individual...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. At what point are employers asking TMI?
    I have my own insurance through a different(government, as a matter of fact) plan, and likely won't be using an employer's plan with the exception of dental...would I therefore be able to decline all...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nursing students required to have health insurance?
    When I was in nursing school, a car was required for my community health clinical. I was turned down for for the usual financial aid I was receiving at that time (A BEOG, now known as a PELL grant),...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Blood transfusions??? just say no...
    i used to work with a jw nurse, and she didn't have a problem with her patients receiving blood...her attitude was it was their choice. i also used to work with an aide that didn't want to have...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Bon Secours?
    I guess I should clarify: I mean the the hospitals, and specifically working at them as a nurse...staffing, job stability, treatment by management, benefits, etc. Thanks.
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. Bon Secours?
    Any opinions about the Bon Secours Healthcare Group in the Richmond area?
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. Relocating to Minot, ND
    Taking an RN job at Trinity seems appealing, but from what I can see rental housing is slim pickens, and finding a place that would accept me and my cat is out of the question. Am I looking in the...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  13. Spouses/Visitors In Patient's Beds
    I never had a problem with it, but the topic did remind me of a certain situation. I had two young guys who both had had eye surgery...I can't recall what, I think one was a scleral buckle and the...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RN Refresher Programs in Virginia
    I took the GMU course in January of 2009. I thought it was a good review of med-surg info. We did our clinicals on the weekends at INOVA Fairoaks, but I think they might be doing them at INOVA...
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  15. The Washington Hospital Center RN Residency program February 2011
    Is this residency program the same as the "Ryan Residency" that is referred to on one of their job postings?
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  16. Washington Hospital Center Residency February 2011 COHORT
    Is this residency program the same as the "Ryan Residency" that is referred to on one of their job postings?
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  17. Civilian Nurses at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    I am not a civilian nurse at Walter Redd, but there is information about civilian opportunities here: Welcome to the Walter Reed Army Medical Check the top right column of the page. Walter...
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  18. pt pass out after IM ceftriaxone inj
    My 18 yr. old son did this with a PPD skin test...not sure what the deal was as he has had plenty of injections, and has also donated blood without incident. He said "the bubble freaked (him) out."...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Cough - send home?
    I guess I was incorrect in assuming that the cough was as a result or a cold or the flu. If that didn't seem to be the case, I would let the parents know.
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Are cardiology Stethoscopes harder to uses?
    I had a similar stethoscope when I first started in nursing. The one shown might be a bit lighter due to PVC vs. latex tubing, but mine was heavy...I would have liked to have kept it draped over my...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Menstrual talks, tampons/pads the only option?
    There is also the Diva Cup which is made of silicone as well.
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Cough - send home?
    If they were afebrile, not coughing up something ugly, and not coughing to the point of emesis I gave them some water and the coughing into elbow and hand washing lecture and sent them back to class....
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. IPhone, etc. applications
    I was wondering what IPhone, etc.applications for work do school nurses use besides a drug guide? Thanks
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Do RN's need special training to read PPD tests?
    I used to give and read them all of the time. Many years ago, My doctor's office used to give you the test, then send you home with an embossed post card to return after you read your own test...the...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Um, problem....
    Are you talking Mag Citrate, or Golytely? If it is Mag Citrate, have you iced it or tried the other flavor? We used to drop a NG or feeding tube in, confirm with x-ray, and administer it that way....
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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