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  1. episode of care
    Episode of care is used in some EMR programs to group all inpatient or outpatient visits under one specific diagnosis. For example, a patient is diagnosed as "pregnant" on an initial OB office...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. progress notes
    In electronic charting, there is very little need for the nursing staff to chart a progress note, IF everything they document in the doc flowsheet is there. They can even write a quick note in the...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing Roles
    I used to be a TENS fitter, explaining use pre-op then applying it post op on podiatry patients. When I first got a job in a hospital, 2 years after graduating, my med/surg floor closed for 6 months...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Your best(or worst) exposure story
    I assisted an MD with an I&D on a medical floor. Instead of putting the scalpel in a sharps container, he tossed it, unbeknownst to me, under a sterile towel. So while cleaning up ost procedure, I...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Can a Nurse Punch a Patient in Self-Defense?
    I was assaulted by a private duty aide because I had to knock on the patient's locked door to gain entry to do the patient's treatment at 4am. I didn't lower myself to her level by attempting to...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Does anyone out there work the Go Lives?
    A lot of the traing happens when you are on a project. For go lives, it's sometomes a week so the consultants get to know the specific needs for the health care system they're supporting. More...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  7. views on overweight nurses
    I was refused entry into a 3 year RN diploma program because my weight "was not in proportion to my height" I would need to be 7 feet tall for that to happen. LOL. Anyway, I applied for and was...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Does anyone out there work the Go Lives?
    Some nurses actually schedule their vacations around another facility's go live schedule. I first started by setting up my resume on Find Jobs. Build a Better Career. Find Your Calling. |...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  9. Computerized documentation
    Repetition is the key. The more you use the program, the more efficient you and your colleagues will be. If it is possible, utilize some of the features of the program that can expedite your...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. LPN/LVN Clinical Questions
    I'm in Ohio and did my clinicals ( in 1982) in one LTC, one facility for adults with disabilities, and a hospital where we did rotations in ER, OR, OB, Neuro/ortho, Med/surg, ICU, CCU, including the...
    Jul 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. The Agony of Da-Feet
    I had arch supports made by 2 different podiatrists and neither set helped. I was custom fitted for a pair of NB that also didn't help. I, too, love my crocs but can't wear them as part of my work...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If you could just pick up and leave, where would you go?
    The further you are from family, the better you get along with them. (At least mine) I I spend most of my time traveling for work. Any off time is spent in Florida.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. VA hospital Michigan
    You might get more responses if you try Michigan Nurses under the U.S. tab.
    Jul 6
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Requirements for License Certification in Florida
    Yes, it needs to be completed before you submit your application for endorsement with the fee. I applied in March 2007, and within 6 months had obtained my FL licensure, which is quicker than a few...
    Jun 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Float Team or Ortho???
    I floated for 6 months when my med/surg floor was closed due to low census. I LOVED IT!! Always going to a different unit. No unit politics to get involved with. You may find an area you would...
    May 31
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Help me PLEASE!!!!
    If you Google "Continuing Education LPN" you should come up with a few companies that sell CEUs. If they have a language choice, choose English. It depends on what is accredited in Canada.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Any advice for new LPN supervisor at assisted living facilities
    Congratulations!! Are med passes a part of your job description? When I was the LPN at an ALF, the aides did the meds unless the patient or the patient's family specifically wanted the nurse to...
    Apr 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Epic credentialed trainers
    I also passed on an opportunity to do a six week training with no pay or guarantee of work after at a famous facility ? Was this opportunity to be credentialed or certified? If it was for...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  19. Wellness Nurse, what do I need for this position?
    Does your current facility have a health promotion program for employees? Perhaps you could look into local health clubs or rec center in your town might be a good place to try and obtain the...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. EMR and CPOE--is it really safer?
    [QUOTE=SummitRN;7820460]RNs should not be entering orders for MDs. That is a form of transcription and a source of error that defeats the CPOE gains. It is only justifiable in an emergency. This...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. EMR and CPOE--is it really safer?
    The EMR system is as accurate as the information that is entered. Many facilities allow the RNs to enter the physicians orders, while others absolutely will not allow it, unless that doc is in an...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. EPIC
    When you are in the patient's chart, go to Order Entry in the activity tabs on the left side of the screen, type in the lab test to be done in the New Order field, enter the information - i.e. stat,...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  23. Licensure by endorsement
    I have heard that Georgia is one of the slowest states to grant endorsements, as long as 6 months. Does the GaBON website say anything about how long it would take?
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Epic Super user
    Are you currently working at a facility that has implemented Epic? If so, that is where you should start. Try to get into an analyst's position. If none are available, join www.LinkedIn.com, post...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  25. Why become an RN to do computer work?
    I was a floor nurse for 26 years. Having a clinical background is extremely helpful in making sure the floor nurses have the tools they need to perform their duties. When floor nurses are in their...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nursing Informatics


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