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  1. Closed nursing unit
    I work on a self contained heme/onc floor. The nurse manager posts a needs list for each upcoming schedule to cover any holes due to vacations, personal leaves, etc. We also make an effort to...
    Oct 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. heme/onc jobs in Minnesota
    What hospitals/locations in Minnesota are popular for hematology/oncology? I am currently on a heme/onc floor in Mississippi. My husband and I are considering relocating to Minnesota in the next...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  3. Why are Hinds CC Nursing Students Failing?
    I graduated from Hinds Nursing Allied in December 2006. Out of the original 100 that started out, I think we ended up with approximately 20 something graduating. Some failed, some decided they...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  4. I got a job!At an abortion clinic?
    Rrandle02, I think it will take a lot of guts to work in an abortion clinic. I would be careful telling people where you work. Not that I think you should be ashamed (not at all), but there are...
    Nov 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How much would you have to win to quit working as a nurse? How much would it take?
    I agree, winning the lottery could open you up for lawsuits if the patients found out. I think I might take up teaching nursing school... might be fun to torture a few nursing students! ;) I like...
    Oct 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. 16.50 Starting Wage for a Grad Nurse???? Oh No! Say it Ain't So.....
    The Jackson area hospitals started paying $18.50 base in December 2006. So it has gone up a little. UMC pays $19.00 base if you did your externship there.
    Jun 19, '07
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  7. Ways I have heard Metoprolol pronounced...by medical personnel.
    Okay, I have to ask... which way is correct? I've heard MeTOProlol and MetoPROlol. *laughs*
    Jun 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nurse with hearing loss?
    I'm a hard of hearing nurse! I wear biaural hearing aids and have an amplified stethoscope. No problems so far! :) They had to work with me a bit in nursing school. When we were being checked...
    Jun 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurse with hearing loss?
    I'm a hard of hearing nurse! I wear biaural hearing aids and have an amplified stethoscope. No problems so far! :) They h
    Jun 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How soon did it took you to find a job?
    Um, a day maybe? I applied online and they called me the next day. I was offered the job at the interview. It was like that at all interviews... I was offered the job on the spot.
    Jun 8, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Delta State's nursing program
    Does anyone know anything about Delta State's nursing program? Just wondering how good it is. I was accepted into their RN-BSN bridge program for this fall. I don't know a thing about it. I had...
    Jun 8, '07
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  12. Drawing blood from a PICC line
    I didn't know you could hook a vacutainer directly to a picc line. How does this work?? Do you use the vacutainer transfer device to do it? I'm having trouble visualizing this one. At my...
    Jun 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I was let go !
    if the peg tube is not in the right place, wouldn't you get water in the lungs and cause a serious problem? sounds dangerous to me. i was always taught to use air.
    May 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nurse Pride
    I personally think we should vote on best slogans and have a tshirt made! Maybe the money could go to some worthy cause like the American Heart Association or something after expenses.
    May 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. First Year RN survey
    Good luck on your project!
    Apr 17, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. State Retirement Plan
    I'm not sure on the rate of return as I just started at the end of January. I wouldn't doubt that it's only 3.5%. Most likely since it's mandatory they only invest conservatively so they won't lose...
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  17. State Retirement Plan
    I work at University of Mississippi Medical Center. We don't have any choice on what the retirement plan is invested in. However, you do have the option to open a 403B plan in addition in which you...
    Apr 9, '07
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  18. post procedure:  give missed meds or not?
    If you have a patient that is gone to a procedure and misses meds, do you give the meds upon return or just wait until the next scheduled dose? I'm confused about this. I asked one nurse, and she...
    Mar 14, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Electronic stethoscope?
    For those worried about losing their hearing aids: Most hearing aids come with a warranty so that if they are lost they will be replaced free of charge. After the warranty is up you can always...
    Feb 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Electronic stethoscope?
    I forgot to mention that I do have to take out my hearing aids to use my electronic stethoscope. That's a pain in the butt, but I've gotten used to it now.
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Electronic stethoscope?
    I wear biaural digital completely in the canal hearing aids. They really aren't noticable at all unless someone is just looking in your ear. They are programmed to pick up on the frequencies that I...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Electronic stethoscope?
    Rapid Badger: I can hear lung sounds well with my Thinklabs stethoscope also. See www.thinklabsmedical.com for more info about it. It's cheaper at www.allheart.com though. Caliotter3 is...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Electronic stethoscope?
    Also, I wanted to point out that if you are a hearing impaired nurse or nursing student, check out your state's department of vocational rehabilitation. I have received 2 stethoscopes through that...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Electronic stethoscope?
    I am also a hearing impaired nurse. I have a ThinkLabs digital electronic stethoscope that I have been very pleased with. ThinkLabs website is www.thinklabsmedical.com . It amplifies the sound and...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Hinds CC 12/06 Graduates
    Just wondering if there are any other Hinds CC December graduates on this website. I'm curious to know how everyone is fairing in their orientations. My floor has been good to me, but I'm feeling...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing


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