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  1. Salary for Physician Ofc RN - NW IN
    I have pediatrics in St. John go for $20/hr and that is with 12 years picu/peds er experience
    Feb 11
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  2. QMA's Do Suppositories
    Not sure why a suppository would be considered an invasive procedure, it is no different then taking a rectal temperature. Are you allowed to do that? Either way, I would talk to your licensing...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  3. Death, Abuse and Alcohol
    Oh my goodness, I don't drink by choice. Both parents were alcoholics. My father died at a young age of 59 because of it. I have been poorly by coworkers because I won't go to a bar after work....
    Jan 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What Are The Most Creative Call-off Excuses You Have Heard?
    Just happy that is illegal for an employer to ask in my state. If you want to you can, but not mandatory.
    Jan 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Valparaiso Accelerated BSN/Indiana University NW
    I think we maybe be neighbors. I am in Town of Porter. Valpo is an awesome school, but very pricey. I personally would go with IUN or purdue. I attempted the Purdue Calumet online BSN did not...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  6. Pediatric Scrubs!
    Marcus uniforms or Walmart
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. A Med-surg/onc/tele floor to add Pediatrics!
    This actually pretty common in smaller hospitals. One hospital I worked at had a playroom, never used though for that. It did store toys so we could bring some in their room. We also had a treatment...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Is this specialty flooded in your area?
    Been doing ped for 13 years, worked in many aspects of it. I NEVER EVER wanted to do peds or Picu. It is where I ended up. Mainly because working as a new grad in an adult floor having 17 acutely ill...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. Writing multiple times?
    I posted about this about 6 months ago. I was amazed how hard people were saying the test was. I was told "I had it easier," I took it back in 1999. And people fail it because they struggle with...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New student starting RN program.. Worried about finding jobs..
    Worked a PCt that has had her RN for 18 months before she found a job
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  11. Thoughts on recent mass lay-offs?
    I wonder how many jobs would have been saved if they didn't waste money on Magnet.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  12. Well.. I guess I am going to be canned
    I find if interesting that people say housekeepjng does not do patient care. I have worked at many hospitals were housekeepers have to know CPR. If giving CPR isn't patient care, then what is?
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Well.. I guess I am going to be canned
    Thank you Thank you Thank you. I hate it when people try to use hot coffee logic when they have no clue of the true damage it caused. Could you imagine ehst could have happened if she actually drank....
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Insulin order
    The 2 hour gap is not safe, like others suggest. The transposing of numbers can be corrected if your glucometer reading is transported to your EMR? I know what I have used in the past automatically...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. RN License plate
    Can I quote you can I quote you? I love it:confused:
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. RN License plate
    I wished it was only twice:yes:
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. RN License plate
    Why do people have to impress people or be showy to people about what they do for a living? That is how it is pretentious. I am happy to be a nurse, but the only people I brag about it, is the...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What to do about talkers!
    I personally would stand up in class and loudly state you are paying x much money to learn how to be a nurse, and not about their sex life (even if there conversation had nothing to do with sex)....
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. RN License plate
    I personally think it is insulting to have a RN plate when someone has not obtained it. I also think it is pretentious to have an RN plate.
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Well.. I guess I am going to be canned
    I am sorry, but if nurses have to clean rooms the housekeepers should be able to apply tape on a bandaid
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. I'm sorry, honey.  Mommy is a nurse...
    Yeah that is what I said, unfortunately for my 12 yr old daughter, kept complaining her hip hurt, I ignored her and told her to stop whining and continue running, she was in track and field.I made...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. So you hate your job
    Say you are an experienced nurse and you just started a new job, and you hate it. I mean really hate it. You know this will never work out, and your in orientation. How do you tell your manager that...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Barcode scanning
    The pain is that we have to scan the meds all within a minute of each other, so I scan 1 med give it, wait a minute scan another med give it. When you have several it is a waste of time. They do it...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Big pay cut at Orlando Health, please help your fellow Nurses
    Scary
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. ETOH and OD Census
    I just been working in the adult ER for a few weeks. I work in a bad area of town, and we see lots of OD and ETOH abuse. The ED is 16 beds and we will have 4-6 tied up a nightly for OD and drunks. I...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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