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  1. Ch, ch, ch, ch... changes. What are your long term goals?
    We joke in the ER that eventually administration will just put in a drive-through window with a card reader and a touch screen so patients can get what they want when they want it. The problem with...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What do you wear to an interview?
    My first few interviews after getting my license consisted of me wearing my best suit and never getting a call back. Finally, I decided to be comfortable and wear some khaki pants and a nice polo...
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Shortage of Nurse Practitioner Preceptors
    I also had difficulties find a preceptor for my FNP clinicals this spring. U must have asked around 30 providers before the perfect situation dropped in my lap. I primary care practice whose MD and 2...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. How long did you stay at your 1st job?
    I stayed at my first employer 13 years in different positions. I know this is rare, but I never stopped learning so it was always interesting. Love a teaching hospital with the highest level of care...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. "Did you see/Follow up with your Primary Doctor..."
    I work triage A LOT, and the majority of what we see (at least 80%) could have been seen by primary care or minor med with the same outcomes. I agree 100% with the argument that co-pays are the way...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Blood alcohol with patients refusing
    In TN there are limited instances where blood draw is mandatory such as death or severe injuries involved. Even then, the police have to have an outside contractor come draw the blood for chain of...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Nurse advocacy (Rant)
    I have been an RN in the south for 13+ years and can tell you things aren't much better here. If you say anything about the unsafe loads you're branded a trouble maker and put under the microscope...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics