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  1. Not getting charge nurse position
    I would have taken it as a slap in the face...couldn't lose you to bedside is BS. I would throw a little lawsuit for ageism their way.
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. She Was Waiting for an Angel to Guide Her: A Compassionate Nurse
    So much respect and dignity to take a family on that final journey. It's almost unexplainable...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Falsification of Documentation?
    Child ponagraphy...did I really read that? I suppose all the other people in burn units, women having breast reductions, people having sex change operations, etc... I could go on and on but, are...
    Mar 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. UH Manoa Spring 2015 Nursing Applicants
    I'm from Hawaii but I didn't get my BSN here, I went to OHSU and came back. The Hawaii based BSN program must be a real bad one if you learn it all in the first 2 years. My program at OHSU was great...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  5. Nursing Homes/Rehab (baby nurse here)
    You would make more money bartending/waitstaff. No employer here will hire you for just 5 months; leastwise none I know of.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  6. Calling an MD during night shift
    When calling docs late evening or noc know what you want; have a short history available in case the doc doesn't remember or doesn't know the patient. Have the vitals, Dx, and why you're calling and...
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. VA Nursing homes??
    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CHEQFjAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.veteransaidbenefit.org%2Flist_state_veterans_homes.htm&ei=VAHkVPHLNJfToAS8wIFg&usg=AFQj...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New Job:  Please help me !! help needed ...
    You need to tell them ASAP...if you withhold that there is an emergency and you are expected to leave the country it won't sit well if they find out you knew way before telling them. I don't know why...
    Feb 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. understanding Insulin and Heparin Dosing pls help
    You need to get help from someone in your area that can sit you down and show you. The link you provided is simply conversions for vials. The vials are very basic. They tell you how much of whatever...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. My Unit Is Bleeding Staff & Morale...Vent!
    I can tell you from experience that it's not everywhere. In my long career it seems the problems of this type of facility/unit is increasing as time goes by. I've worked a total of 4 places in my...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. My Unit Is Bleeding Staff & Morale...Vent!
    So absolutely true...no amount, I repeat; no amount of money is worth what places like that do to the soul.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Ethics question....
    Oh my...you are just starting to see what happens in nursing. As your superiors have said they aren't quite sure they can legally do anything. We are nurses and will come into contact with many...
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. complaint with Ohio Board of nursing
    Do you feel like they discriminated against you in any way? If so make a complaint with the EEOC as well; can't hurt.
    Jan 28
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. "hard science" requirements for RN's
    I took them all, bio, micro (which bio was a pre- req) chemistry (bio, physical, organic), A n P (they're taught together) all of it. This was for my BSN. All listed as pre reqs along with the other...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Veganism and the pursue of nursing
    Thank you for your reply. I wrote the post in the OP's thread as a warning to women who are thinking of, are on, or are on a raw/vegan regime and having medical concerns. I am still eating raw green...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Veganism and the pursue of nursing
    Hopefully you're watching your oxalate intake and being watchful of goitrogens as many who start their road to being vegan often don't investigate the downfalls of said pursuit. Don't get me wrong, I...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Pierce County, Washington nurses suing over mandatory flu shots
    Let's not bother to say that this years strain is estimated to have mutated to the point of the CDC estimating it's ineffectiveness against this years flu strain. ...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Denying death as a society
    I didn't read it because I've lived it. I can recall one instance where I called the doc to ask for abxs on a patient that had developed pneumonia and was older and fragile. The regular doc was gone...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is it OK to discipline nurses extra for calling in sick on a holiday?
    No, you're are not the only one who has a problem with punishing nurses for calling out. They call out, they call out...there are always nurses who will work. If there's a pattern and you don't...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. CNA - Any thoughts on pre-occupying a dementia patient?
    You're doing fine; as long as they're happy and not hurting themselves creating a world that will make them calm and out of danger is absolutely alright.
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Charge nurse needing suggestions!
    What I tell them, if they ask why they get the first admit or why am I posted here, etc... I tell them it was my decision. I may offer a couple of sentences but not usually because if you do; get...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. What if I can't get meds out on time during survey?
    Where ever I've worked, they always hired more staff when survey showed up...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Time for a change
    Why put in the time pursing a position as a CNA when you should be doing your prereqs for the BSN? Call me curious :geek:
    Jan 3
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. how to answere qestion in a interview when you have a probation period on your license
    Be honest...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  25. Non-Accredited school moving out of state
    You should call and talk to the BON at the state you plan on moving or look up their website. In my state the board requires national accredited schools. I also know that if you want to go to get...
    Jan 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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