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  1. Working crazy hours
    Wow! What kind of money are you making per paycheck?!?
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nursing interview
    Kindred has the protocol of giving all interviewees a tour. I was also duped once but spoke to an old kindred manager who told me not to hold my breath about the tour being A good sign
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Medsurg nurse transition to ED
    Thanks for all the responses.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. How does an ER run?
    I am totally new to the ER setting and I was wondering how it all runs in California? I know the ratio is 4 to 1, and I also know that they see the most emergent people first. Can someone run...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    Just to clarify, I'm not against more science courses. It would be a great idea to add them, but I think that the reason some don't require it, is because of the background nurses have.
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Just as important but less intensed?
    So true! RN school was very easy, it was a repeat of LVN school but slightly more in depth. Clinicals were a joke because we did a lot of CNA work like as in LVN school. The only "RN" thing I did in...
    Apr 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Womens Health Nurse Practitioner
    What does she do there? From what I know, as a NP your should only practice in what you went to school for. A women's health NP has only been educated in women's health I believe. All NPs are able to...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    Exactly, so this is where my theory of less requirements needed for NP school. NPs have to have nursing experience prior to applying to NP school. Unlike doctors, who don't need any medical...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    I don't know but I think I had a lot of vigorous science classes for nursing school. I had to take multiple biology classes before I could even set foot into an anatomy class. Even before that I had...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Unit clerk
    Yes I was ! It was a great experience. Knowing the doctors and orders really helped me out. I knew all the routines the doctors ordered for various diagnosis. I think it really helped me thru nursing...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. United Healthcare Housecalls
    Although I can't prove it right now, when I did home health as a RN, they paid my 60 dollars and they charged Medicare 400 dollars. I know this because it was on the the form the patients signs. So...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. New Grad, New Mom, & ICU Offer?
    Is the only reason you want to go to the floor is because you will lose skills? In all honesty being a mom changed the way I thought about work. Working 12s on the floor with very sick people didn't...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    I am undecided too. I do know that since I have been working a M-F job I am very untolerant of findings another position that makes me work every other weekend and holidays. Everytime I get an itch...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Good Planner App / Calendar App ?
    Shift worker, I love it !!
    Mar 26
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  15. Med Surg Then and Now
    More paper work, hourly rounding paper work, core measure paper work, pressure ulcer paperwork, sitter paper work, and now computer charting. They are removing our nursing assistants due to lack of...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. Medsurg nurse transition to ED
    Thank you for your response. I work tele per diem but I have always wanted to try ER.
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Medsurg nurse transition to ED
    Is this hard to do? I have heard a lot about medsurg nurses not being able to transition well to ED. Does this hold any truth?
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Would you commute an hour to a job you wanted?
    Yes an hour is not too bad. Make a list of the pros and cons of the jobs. What if the only con is the hour drive and there is like 20 pros?!? I think you need to think of both good and bad and if the...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    ^^^^^^^this is the best schedule yet!! Love it!!
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Abuse in Nursing
    I actually quit a job that I loved because I could not handle one more day of abuse. This patient came to the nurses station and verbally abused me in front of all my colleagues. Although they were...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Should I apply to nursing school for next fall..or wait?
    Nursing school is stressful, I would wait. For the sake of you and your baby's health I would wait and settle in as a mom. I was pregnant during LVN school way back when and it was very hard to do....
    Mar 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    I agree, of we all work 12 hour shifts then we could be much happier. Since most of America is on a M-F 9-5, it works out better for a family. I love 12s if I had no weekends or holidays. All...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How many patients are you expected to see daily?
    I must be in the minority each provider, we are expected to see 8-11 pt. Per day. They give us more than enough time. Not sure why though, I could probably see more than that if I wanted to.
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Why is it so hard to find a preceptor?
    Minute clinics are a great way to start out your clinical experience! They give you a very common ailments and easy things to start out with. I think those are a great beginning!
    Mar 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Max Salary for faculty in a private college
    I was offered 86000 brand new teacher Southern California
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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