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  1. Latest in cardiac event monitoring
    ZIO-PATCH!!! That's it!!! Thanks Juan!!!
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  2. Latest in cardiac event monitoring
    So I accidentally came across the next generation in cardiac even monitoring, but now i can't remember the name of it. It's like a holter monitor but it's smaller and without the wires. I saw a note...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. LPN phase out d/t Medicare regulations???
    Today in a meeting, my nurse manager said that d/t medicare compensation changes, the private hospitals in our area (Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals) are laying off LPNs from the bedside, that...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. I am a new LVN. I have a question about a word
    Dialysis??? Who knows... Why don't you call your education department. Or better yet, go back to that manager and say "excuse me, I didn't understand wth you were talking about when you asked me...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Non Clinical Nurse Marketing Positions (Hospital Nurse Liaison)???
    I did not get a marketing position job. I spoke with a few nurses who knew something about it who emphasized the pressure that is put upon you for keeping the census up. I ended up working in psych...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. ...ICU ...good idea??
    Like everyone says, it depends. I went into an ICU right out of school. But I was old (40) so not much scared me, and my personality is really laid back. Also, the hospital I worked at was really low...
    Sep 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Non Clinical Nurse Marketing Positions (Hospital Nurse Liaison)???
    I jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire with a move from the ICU to Home Care. The ICU was cool. I worked with really, really good people and the money was OK except management gets on...
    Aug 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Recession temporarily eases nursing shortage Staffing levels frozen; older workers st
    With all the old people in FL, I'm sure you can get an LPN job somewhere. It's just that the range of practice options going forward are infinitely broader with an RN. I can understand how you...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Recession temporarily eases nursing shortage Staffing levels frozen; older workers st
    Go to RN school. I got my RN in 16 months (my school's program was 20 months but I had previous college). I know so many LPNs who want to go back and get their RN and it ends up taking them almost as...
    Jun 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Ohio online license renewal
    So I went to renew online at the Ohio BON site. I click the link get a window asking me for a username and password. ??? Where do I get that from? There's no option to register. Was it in the renewal...
    Jun 13, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. Recession temporarily eases nursing shortage Staffing levels frozen; older workers st
    My hospital started (trying) to cut overtime blaming it on the economy. They just made it a pain in the neck to sign up for OT. I was in ICU (just started in Home Health) and the hospital started...
    May 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Hey y'all, New to HH. I've been a nurse for about 18 months. Just left the ICU to go into HH. Hopefully the daytime hours and perpetual busy-ness of HH will work better for me than 7P to 7A in...
    May 12, '09
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. ohio state independent provider pay
    hey calmcool1, How does one go about becoming an independent provider? I'm in OH and would like to look into it. Thanks.
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  14. Sex Discrimination or not?
    Why do people think males are sexual predators? Did you ever watch "To Catch a Predator"? Not a lot of females getting caught now are there? Am I saying that males can't do L&D effectively? No. But...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Any Cleveland Clinic Nurses out there
    Sure deal. PM me at your leisure. I work in an elephant graveyard ICU at a regional CCF hospital. MICU I suppose but we see post-op stuff as well. Nothing fancy. We see post endoarterectomies,...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. Making Room for "Dr. Nurse"
    I think docs and nurses have spent way too much time and energy convincing themselves that they operate in different realms. They say medicine is about illness and nursing is about human response to...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Nurses are Pathetic!!
    You need to understand that what works for you motivationally is not what works for everyone. Nursing is a job I can do and enjoy because I like being around people. There are some negatives to be...
    Mar 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurses are Pathetic!!
    BINGO!!! Thank You!!! Hallelujah!!! :yeah: :yeah: :yeah:
    Mar 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Any Cleveland Clinic Nurses out there
    I was just joking of course. But the "fulfill you contract" comment seemed a bit... I don't know... paternalistic? Anyway, what do you care if I fulfill my contract or walk away and pay them off? (I...
    Mar 31, '08
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  20. This Should Make You Feel Good About How Much $$$ You Make
    There's a doctor shortage, too (hence the use of Doc "extenders" like NPs according to a MICU nurse manager at CCF). Is it because of salary? Sure. And salaries will go up as the shortage grows. Or...
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. This Should Make You Feel Good About How Much $$$ You Make
    This from the Cleveland Plain Dealer (LINK) Q. How much do auto workers make, and do strikers lose their pay? A. The average UAW member makes $1,155 per week. Yes, strikers lose their paychecks,...
    Mar 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Does it matter where you get your BSN?
    I've got an ADN and I'm working in an ICU. I want to become a CRNA. The question I have is, does it matter where I get my BSN? You've got online programs that take a year or even less. I know one...
    Mar 26, '08
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. Any Cleveland Clinic Nurses out there
    MANAGEMENT!!! (everybody look busy...)
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. The same question everybody keeps asking...
    I went straight into ICU after 16 months of nursing school. I had some previous college and so I only had to do 4 semesters to graduate. My school doesn't do summer break. Anyway, our orientation...
    Mar 19, '08
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. Nursing School Wait Lists
    That was my experience. I was stuck behind the waiting list thingy. Then, in April 2006, I went to Bryant and Stratton. In May 2006 I started classes and in August 2007 I graduated with a Associate's...
    Feb 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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