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  1. Nursing Wound Vac Checklist
    I'm wondering if any home care or hospitals have a nursing checklist for assessing a wound vac... we have had multiple errors as it is used so infrequently.. I'm thinking of creating a very basic...
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Teach back
    We created a PowerPoint presentation and the did some role play.
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. Hospital POC Meal Delivery Plan
    I'm just wondering what other hospitals protocols are. Currently, we let competent patients order their own meals from 6:30a to 6:30pm in intervals of their choice. For example, if a patient orders...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  4. Med Surg Nurses:  How many patients do you care for?
    5 on days. 7 max on nights.
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. Med surg nursing getting more exhausting
    I agree. We are a med/surg/tele unit at a small community hospital. I've been there five years. And each year it becomes more and more exhausting. More work and less time. Ugh.
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. new grad orientation or something else?
    I have to create a course outline for a theoretical 6-8 week course. My focus is staff development. Would there be any other course besides a new graduate orientation? Also, if anyone would mind...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Grad School Capstone Project
    I will be finishing my MSN program with a concentration in nursing education this summer. During our practicum we have to come up with a capstone project. This project can be any type of education...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Sleep Mask
    Best sleep mask ever is this one. I use it daily. Going on five years. http://www.tempurpedic.com/Travel/Tempur-Pedic-SleepMask.asp
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Tele RN to ED
    Thanks. I think I will take PALS this summer. I want to get an ER job in another hospital, hopefully closer to my home. Also, our ER is currently being staffed by travelers because they have so much...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Tele RN to ED
    I have been a night shift med/surg/tele RN for the past 5 years (since graduating nursing school). I am currently getting my MSN in education and plan to finish in August. After this I would like to...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Keep out!  Nurse Sleeping
    Maybe this is why I'm so crabby on my back to back shifts... I work 7p-7:30. Get home by 0820. In bed by 9am.. Up at the latest, 3pm. I feel and act like the devil working night shift.......
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. Dear Hospital Administration...
    love this!!!! so true!!!!:w00t:
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Orienting a new hire - issues
    I have no idea Merlyn. She stated she never works back to back nights (which is what we did). In her last job she would swap with nurses to work on-off-on schedule. However, that shouldnt be an...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Orienting a new hire - issues
    There was a definite improvement the next night. She stated most of her defensiveness was her being "overtired." I spoke with the manager again and she stated she still planned on having her come off...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Orienting a new hire - issues
    this is not my first time precepting. i have had great experiences in the past. i do not talk to her any different than i talk to any other peer i work with. i am precepting her, but i am not...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Orienting a new hire - issues
    Thanks. I did speak with the manager regarding my concerns which is why I am having a meeting with my orientee and mangers after the next shift. My manager had a decent suggestion: we have a list of...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Orienting a new hire - issues
    I don't believe I am approaching the situation in a confrontational way. I have precepted many times before with great success. I also wonder if the age between us could be a problem. I am 26 years...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Orienting a new hire - issues
    Thanks everyone!! I don't think there will be an easy way of discussing my concerns. I have one more 12 hour shift followed by our meeting. Maybe I will have a stronger idea and better examples after...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Orienting a new hire - issues
    I can see this blowing up in my face.. lol...as I can already see her deciding I'm the "bad guy" from all of this... She has a very strong personality and for the most part she is very nice....
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Orienting a new hire - issues
    i am currently orienting a new hire rn. i work on a telemetry floor at a community hospital. the new hire is from a large magnet hospitals respiratory floor and has 4 years experience. i have...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Scholarships for Online Schools- Walden MSN
    I'm also a Walden student.. I did not try for any of the online scholarships either.. I'm just applying for local scholarships.
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. adult tele rn to picu?
    I have been a telemetry/med/surg nurse for over 3 years. I am certified in med-surg. We float to ICU occasionally as needed. I am thinking of applying for a PICU job a little over 1 hour from my...
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  23. From Adult ICU to PICU
    I have been in tele for 3 years and am considering applying for a PICU position also. I am currently enrolled in my masters for nursing education online.
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  24. Walden- Education- Oct 31st
    :)Awesome! Do you have FB? if so, we should become friends, I'm sure it will help along the way!
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. Walden- Education- Oct 31st
    I'm in Success Strategies in the Master of Science Program in Nursing Online Environment (NURS - 6000 - 23B) and The Nurse Leader: New Perspectives on the Profession (NURS - 6110 - 23B)
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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