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  1. For Those Considering A Career In Nursing
    I have been a nurse for over twenty years and though I love it. I don't know that I would want my daughter to choose this profession. Well too bad for what I want. My 17 year old has decided to...
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. should nurses mask or not mask during endoscopy?
    This is currently a hot topic in our endoscopy unit. Our new clinical coordinator changed some of our policies and procedures. She has added that nurses are required to wear mask during...
    Dec 10, '10
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. Pain clinical policy
    No responses yet!
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. New Pain Management Practice
    Maggie, Would you being willing to share your pain intervention policies with me. I just took a job as a clinical coordinator and this is my first assignment. My email is youngvil@hotmail.com. I...
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  5. Pain clinical policy
    I was recently appointed to a Clinical Coordinator position in an Ambulatory Care Unit. My first assignment is to write up a policy and procedure for the procedures we do in our pain clinic. I am a...
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. starting salary update
    i live in very northern new york. The starting salary for my area is about $25 an hour. I have been an RN for over 10 years and I currently make close to $34 and hour.
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. New Job-union nurse to management nurse
    I have worked as a staff RN for over 12 years, a LPN for 6 years prior. I will finish my BSN this summer. I was approach by my manager a couple weeks ago and informed of reorganization changes...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. LVN or RN???
    I began my career as a LPN first. I spent 5 years working in an acute care facility. I worked right along side many RNs, often doing the same things and they were making more than I was. I decided to...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How Old Are You?
    I am 42 and look forward to many more years of nursing.
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Whats the best online school ?not sure i trust them
    I live in New York State and am currently enrolled in an online RN to BSN program. I started out at SUNY Plattsbrugh. I switched to an out of state school. I am enrolled at Florida Hospital College...
    Nov 8, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Nurses file lawsuit over mandatory flu vaccine
    I live in New York State and the State is mandating all healthcare workers to get the H1N1 and flu vaccine this year. If you don't get the vaccines, you will not be allowed to work. Our union...
    Oct 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Welcome, New York Nurses!
    Hello Fellow NY Nurses I live in the one of the most northern parts of NY. I am 3 hours north of Syracuse and 45 minutes south of Canada. Hope to hear from all you other NY Nurses.:nurse:
    May 7, '09
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. Pre-op nursing??
    I work in an ambulatory care unit. We also cover the PACU. The requirements at my hospital are ACLS, PALS, BLS, and an Critical Care Course. You have to have good assessment skills, great at working...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. Samaritan Medical Center In Watertown NY
    I worked at Samaritan Medical Center seven years ago. I was a med-surg nurse at the time and took a position on an ortho unit. I worked here for a year. I left to get a position closer to home. It...
    Apr 10, '09
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Yahoo news article: new nurses being thrown to the wolves + retention efforts
    I see this happening in the hospital that I work in. I am a preceptor for the ambulatory unit I work on. There are nurses that have worked on this unit for over 25 years. One has said to me, "I don't...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. New, first day on site!!!
    :spin:Hello fellow nurses, I have visited this site many times, but finally decided to join. I have been in nursing over 19yrs. I started out as a LPN and am now a RN, pursuing my BSN online....
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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