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  1. UF BSN-DNP 2014
    To help you guys pass the time, is there anyway someone who applied to the midwifery program answer a few questions for me? I e-mailed the track coordinator but wanted an applicants perspective. I...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  2. Best Resources for a Transfer
    Thank you!! :)
    Apr 2
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Best Resources for a Transfer
    Hi! I recently started in my hospital's MICU and we see EVERYTHING. I want to delve in and understand everything as much as I possibly can, but also want to study at home. Are there any...
    Apr 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. I feel depressed...
    Email and phone calls work if you haven't met someone in person yet. Since you know both managers, stay after work and talk to your direct manager and go by the other hospital and request to talk to...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. 1st Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    And I was just getting aggravated with Mrs. Jones about her insisting there was a dog walking around in scrubs. I tried to reorient her and even thought she might have been talking about you.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  6. Online BSN not requiring associates or diploma
    You have to have your associates in something in order to do a bsn program. Not sure if you have to have it in nursing, but the program I did only let me do it after I had my AA.
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Which online RN to BSN program, while working FT?
    UWF and UCF offer online programs. Not sure where you are from, but those are the cheaper ones in Florida.
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Nurse's getting younger
    I'm 23 and the youngest person on my floor, whether it be the ICU or the floor across the hall. I was the third youngest in my nursing class, with almost everyone being late 20's to mid 40's. I...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Rectal Cath. Foley bag disposal?
    We empty ours into the toilet. That's like placing a full foley into a trash bag.
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I really need some advice ASAP
    I agree with this. Talk to her first. That may have been the 5th time that day she had to clean him up and she has other patients who would benefit more from her service. Granted, she should not...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. ER Abuse
    We frequently have patients who are frequent fliers at my hospital. Pain med seekers often hospital hop. We have a problem with nursing homes sending us patients they simply do not want to have...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. How many patients do you typically have (day/night)??
    Med/surg tele. 5 to 6 pts days no more than 6 on nights (though if they are running really short-which rarely happens- then one person has 7). Our patients/patient load is usually so tough that if...
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What info should nurses let a PCT/CNA be aware of?
    And this is a HIPAA violation, btw. It is one thing to want to understand different disease processes but it is another to go through charts on a patient when you don't need to know the information...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What info should nurses let a PCT/CNA be aware of?
    Did anyone else go What?!?! Please refer to OSHA's requirements. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/hospital/hazards/univprec/univ.html
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What info should nurses let a PCT/CNA be aware of?
    Yes, I don't hardly ever tell my techs about things to do with my patients that they don't need to know. If I ask a nurse to start an IV for me, I don't tell her anything except the veins roll, or...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. what to do
    Since you really didn't say what you gotten written up for, its hard to assess what you can do. I would take an active approach and ask how I could improve. People are less likely to write you up...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Mandatory overtime?
    My facility has to give us at least a 7 day heads up about mandatory overtime. I think its mainly because we are a huge hospital with the capabilities to float staff to make up for those missing. I...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to stop visitors from using empty bed???
    I tell people who do that to please get out of the bed and I would be more than happy to get them a chair. If there is more than one of them and it is getting crowded and/or the family is not being...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dialysis interview next week- NE FL
    Would you mind pming me or stating on here what hospital it is? I might be able to give some info depending on what hospital you are interviewing at.
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. PLEASE buy malpractice insurance!!
    Wake up, and think for yourself. Your employer is not your mommy. Maybe I was being a little sensitive but this last remark was not necessary. I appreciate them answering my question, but the...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. PLEASE buy malpractice insurance!!
    Never said that it did. I just hope you never have a question that is answered as rudely as you did. Karma does exist though. Good luck to you and end of discussion.
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. PLEASE buy malpractice insurance!!
    I really don't appreciate this comment. Maybe your thought was that you were not being rude, but you, in fact, are. Basically calling me ignorant is not explaining anything to me. I, in fact,...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. PLEASE buy malpractice insurance!!
    I heard from the lawyers at my hospital that having malpractice insurance is not a good idea because when someone sues, they sue whoever has the most potential for a high payout. And if you have...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Mayo Clinic and Shands: Jacksonville
    Specialty, Orange Park, Baptist, and Brooks. Not too sure if they are hiring, but their websites will tell you more. =)
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. working in jacksonville
    Haha, yes that's me! You sure you aren't stalking me? You sure do know a lot about me! Can you believe I am a charge nurse now? I feel like I was just a student! I used Worksource and was fresh...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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