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  1. How many different nursing positions have you had?
    Wow! Lots of experience on this thread! I've been a nurse 14 years....4yrs M/ S/onc, 7 yrs OB, 1.5 yrs psych (where I am now). Couple yrs off after third child. Here's a question for all of...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. From PACU to Home Health
    Hi! I've been a nurse working in the hospital for 15 years. I've done labor and delivery MedSurg and now I am in psych.. I love Psych but the hectic pace of the hospital is really getting to me....
    Jul 13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. I'm burned out...what to do...
    You sound like you'd be a good fit for psych or hospice.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. How to stop crying on the job?
    On the light side I wonder if your a water sign? 😉 Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 5
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Psych nursing and primary care
    Primary care as in each nurse does their own meds and keeps their own patients. We are moving from having a med nurse to doing primary care and I was wondering if there was a model that somebody...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Psych nursing and primary care
    Hi. Anyone work on an inpatient psych unit that utilizes primary nursing? If so how does the unit function? Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Feb 8
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Nursing managers: what are you looking for in a staff nurse?
    Thank you Davey Do! That makes a lot of sense! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Jan 20
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Nursing managers: what are you looking for in a staff nurse?
    Hi. Just a question. Why would ease of communication be a hindrance? Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Jan 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. question about "cutters"
    I could tell it wasn't United States because of the way you spell! I love that!😉 Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. question about "cutters"
    RNcashy.... My sentiments exactly. Very well written. Are you from England.?
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. question about "cutters"
    I don't mean to keep backpedaling, I have OCD! I have tons of compassion for axis 2 clients because most of them have histories of horrible trauma. I also have a history of trauma so I do have...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. question about "cutters"
    Oh and I would hope the eye rollers would do that behind closed doors and not in front of the patient. All of what I'm talking about is behind closed doors and between nurses and it's really not as...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. question about "cutters"
    Terp, all true all true. Simply saying that nurses need to blow off steam once in a while. Doesn't mean we're not being therapeutic or compassionate to our patients. I have met nurses who are...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. question about "cutters"
    That was staff splitting. I have worked and other types of nursing like labor and delivery and MedSurg and oncology. Most nurses are very compassionate people however there are patients that drive...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. question about "cutters"
    I do wish that nurse hadn't said something like that to a student. But in defense of nurses that are deemed as judgmental, most of what I've noticed in my psychiatric nursing career is that nurses...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Has this ever happened to you??
    Feeling grateful that I work for a union and they cannot mandate overtime for the nurses in my hospital!
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Invega sustenna question
    Would someone please tell me what act is?
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. New Onco RN struggling to adjust
    Hi Rn newbie! I'm a seasoned nurse with onc and OB experience. Having worked all shifts I can tell you nights take a toll on your physical, mental and spiritual well being. Hang in there! And...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  19. Ready for a change but so far no luck...
    I've worked on Ldrp for 6 years...it's been a great experience however so much has changed in the past 6 years and its no fun anymore. It has gotten very task oriented with additional and redundant...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Ready for a change but so far no luck...
    Funny I'm leaving l&d for psych..... May I ask how you like psych? Are u leaving because u don't like it or do u just have your heart set on l&d?
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Home Health-The good, The bad, and I'm getting out.
    Just wondering if the HH company you work for is for profit or non-profit, and if that makes a difference? Also, anyone work for Masonicare and what do you think of it?
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. anyone work for Masonicare as RN case manager?
    I am an LDRP nurse on a pretty chaotic unit. Getting burnt out, especially hospital bedside nursing chaos part of it. Thinking about HH, Masonicare in particular. Also interested in psych. ...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. How to become a case manager
    wow! it seems you need a lot of education and experience to become a case manager! I know a couple of ADN's that have become CM's and I was offered a job in CM/Home Health (which I decided not to...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. Show Up On Your Own Radar
    RN/writer this is spot on! I am actively taking your advice and taking inventory :)
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Help!  Am I the only nurse on the planet who doesn't love LDRP?
    Thank you monkeybug and rn/writer! I appreciate your responses. I am still pondering what I would like to do and have applied at a couple of home health agencies. One offered me a job, but I...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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