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  1. Home Health Bags
    The diaper bag idea is great! Been looking for a nurse bag for a couple of weeks. NEVER thought about a diaper bag. Might be just what I'm looking for. THANKS!
    May 23, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    Can we talk about the hospital stress? Do you think it is worse because of being older? Seems like the younger ones don't take it as seriously as I do. I'm 50 and have been RN for 9 months. I love...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. Time Management: Help!
    I've been a nurse for 9 months now, working on a busy surgical floor. I can't seem to get my mojo flowing. :cry: Have tried several ways to plan my days and get work done. Problem is - we've got...
    Mar 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Team Nursing
    I really like the idea of "team meetings" before each shift. We don't really need full report on every patient - just the basics. Like you said, who might have problems, which patients are more at...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Team Nursing
    Christie, I think that may be part of the problem. No one seems to really know what "team nursing" is all about. We try to pair up an RN, LPN and CNA, or inexperienced nurse with an experienced one....
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I cant take nursing anymore
    I am so in agreement with you on the "hotel" thing. All we hear from management is how we are expected to give "excellent" (not good or great) care! Well, I do want to give excellent care to my...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Team Nursing
    We have just implemented team nursing on our very busy surgical floor. The new grads love it, the more experienced nurses hate it. I'd love to hear ideas on what works and what doesn't for anyone out...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Managing blood sugars and insulin dosage
    Can anyone tell me what happens if capillary blood sugars are checked AFTER the patient has eaten their meal. I know ideally they should be checked and Novolog given 5-10 minutes before they eat....
    Jan 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How's the communication on your floor?
    Looking for ways to boost the communication on our floor between nurses, physicians, PT, wound management, CNAs, etc. Any input welcome! :banghead:
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Am I too old to just be starting?
    Hello Nufuture, Your message gave me goose bumbs. You are so right about life being a journey. And it's not over just because you reach a certain age. Sometimes I do laugh and ask God what He was...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Am I too old to just be starting?
    You are never too old to do something you want to do. I started NS at age 48, finished at 50. Had a friend started with me, she was 56 when she finished. We are both working now and loving every...
    Jan 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. New graduate needs advice
    I am a new grad myself. This is very good advice and I agree that listening and being humble and teachable is important. But how do you handle it when an experienced (but only 2 years) seems to enjoy...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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