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  1. Returning MD from Treating Ebola on Modified Isolation
    His "reasonable" restrictions are the same ones Kaci Hickox is refusing to abide by.
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    CDC policy is CDC policy, it doesn't matter if you agree or not. Healthcare professionals don't get to pick and choose what public health or infection control policies they follow.
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Help me bring this into the public!
    The CDC and her state health department are hardly "non-healthcare" people. I agree, MSF has lots of experience. They've also had at least 1 volunteer who became ill. They also don't write CDC...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. Uncomfortable waistline
    You can also buy the appropriate width elastic and feed it through the drawstring casing with a safety pin, stitch the ends to gether and you're good. If you're careful you can thread it behind the...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Working RNs and the CNA are to blame for new graduate RN program shortages .
    Considering the OP's location I think CNA is referring to the California Nurse's Asociation. Upper management usually blames all they can on unions.
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Michigan License?
    on their main page: lara - nursing near the top of the page is the sub-section "nurse licensing forms and applications" the 8th thing on the list is the lpn & rn endorsement packet. that is all the...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  7. Background checks for parents
    Most of your points of concern would be discovered in a routine background check. And it's doubtful at least in my area of experience that a RSO would be in a household with a child, Level 2 & 3...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Narcotics
    Changing a leaky cath isn't life or death, it can wait 10 minutes. I'd have finished pulling the last couple of meds, given them, then changed the cath.
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. BSN program for $18,000... does it exist??
    Assuming he already has his RN: Linfield is a brick & mortar school with an online RN to BSN, it cost me around $12,000. It's located 140 miles from Madigan Army Med Center. (If it matters/helps...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Least painful injection site
    And from this patient's perspective I'd rather have a more painful injection in a safer site. I've experienced nerve irritation from a DG injection, the pain can last for weeks, I'll never go through...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Not sure about bipolar and declaratory order for Board of Nursing
    If you were not actually diagnosed as having bipolar disorder then you do not have to fill out the declaration stating you were. If the person you spoke with truly believed you needed follow up with...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  12. Why did/are you getting your BSN?
    I did it purely to buff my resume.
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. repetitive injury due to compression wraps
    Receptive injury to who, a patient or the nurse applying them?
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. NM jinxing my job referrals??!
    It may have nothing to do with the reference from your former employer and everything to do with a terrible job market. In the last eight months I've had a dozen very positive interviews that left...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. HR lied to Unemployment!!
    It's going to be very difficult to prove you didn't just up and decide to resign and worked out a typical 2 week notice. If you never saw actual termination papers from HR it's very possible that...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How safe are these practices? Help, new grad RN in LTC
    In situation 1 there is nothing wrong with the nurse not calling. The patients blood sugar was 400 not greater than 400. The patient very likely got her 10 units and had eatten something just before...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Maybe I Shouldn't Have Asked This...
    Many if not most facilities have a policy that bars employees from discussing their wages with other employees. In a round about way you asked her what she makes (or made as a new hired) it's not...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Odd looking stethoscope
    You can buy it as a 'Trio' that comes with adult, ped and neo heads. It is an excellent scope for adults but I prefer my Littman Cardio III for kiddos.
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Handling the "R" word
    I think MUCH less of people when I hear them use 'the R word' offensively, I think less of anyone when I hear them use any pejorative. To me it's as foul as any ethnic slur.
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  20. How is the job market for nursing where you live?
    1) Alabama 2) BSN with 20 years experience. 3) I'm on my 4th (and final) federal extension of my unemployment benefits. Jobs are so scarce where I am that unemployment no longer requires I look for...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you have family members who are nurses?
    I'm a special snowflake, none of the poll choices fit my answer. My mom was a RN (as was an Aunt). It only influenced my career choice in that my mom told me she'd pay my rent if I went to...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. dilemma regarding antipsychotics
    To put it simply, if you don't agree with the standard treatment modalities utilized by a specialty, it's NOT a "good fit" no matter how much you want it to be. Going to work in psych nursing when...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. I'm tired of it!
    I'm probably in the minority but I really don't want anyone messing with my beeping anything. If it's beeing there is a reason for it. Someone wandering in doesn't know that the feeding pump is...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Education of nurses
    One of the things I've struggled to grasp (and my instructors were no help) is how improving my "professional performance" make me more professional than my ADN counterparts? Our job descriptions and...
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Help with attaching documents on online apps!
    Unfortunately most likely what you saw is what they will but I'm pretty sure HR departments are used to wonky formats happening. Assuming you're using Word some ways I've found to circumvent the...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help


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