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  1. Got the job....
    Congrats Allie!!! I've been in public health for 12 years and I have never regretted it. I found my niche and mostly importantly I am there for my family!! I know we could have used the money, but...
    Jan 26, '05
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. Is anyone here?
    Hi Jenny! I stopped by here every few days and see if there is anything new. Usually, there isn't too much going on! Good Luck on the acceptance letter!! I remember the stress well even tho...
    Jan 26, '05
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  3. Colt's fans anyone?
    Better Luck next year, I guess it just wasn't meant to be this year!!!
    Jan 16, '05
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  4. Colt's fans anyone?
    Way to go Peyton!!! What a class act!! He knew he still had a job to do and win the ballgame after setting a new record. I just wish they would play like that all during the game!
    Dec 27, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  5. What does your spouse do?
    My husband is a farmer!! He raises beef cattle and grains like corn, soybeans, and wheat!
    Dec 24, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Are you snowed in??
    Thanks, but No Thanks!! :rotfl: I remember the Blizzard of '78!! We were off 19 days of school, I was a Jr. at the time. I worked part-time in dietary at the local hospital, so I worked extra...
    Dec 23, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  7. Are you snowed in??
    How many of you are snowed in? Did anyone have to go to work today and how were you getting there? I'm lucky, I'm off until Monday and so no plans to get out at all. We have about 20 inches of...
    Dec 23, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  8. Flu vaccine!!
    We had our clinics last week and it went fairly well!! We gave about 500 flu shots in those two days. We also did pneumonia shots too, but I haven't had a chance to count them yet. This week, we...
    Oct 22, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  9. Flu vaccine!!
    In the past, the two of us have worked together. One does the shots, and the other fills syringes and does the paperwork. We switch off and trade every once in a while. It seems to work well and...
    Oct 13, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  10. Flu vaccine!!
    You have just described my nightmare!!! We have 800 doses and have clinics set for this Thursday and Friday! There are only 2 nurses to give the injections. Our health officer will be there and...
    Oct 12, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  11. Flu vaccine!!
    Yesterday was an up and down day!! First our second shipment did not come in. Then we talked to our rep and he had no ideal what was going to happen to our order. He did say CDC was started to...
    Oct 8, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  12. Flu vaccine!!
    Is anyone else ready to shoot the media over the vaccine shortage???? Our phone at the office hasn't stopped ringing! We ordered from Aventis, so we should get the rest of our order as planned. We...
    Oct 6, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  13. old skills that we do not use anymore
    [QUOTE=Jolie]How about L&D and NICU nurses actually having to suck on DeLee catheter to clear the airways of meconium-stained newborns? Yeech! I know more than one nurse who got a mouthful of...
    Sep 18, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What's the nicest thing a patient has done for you?
    I had a homecare pt give me some iris's from her home and I planted them. Every year when they come up they remind me of her. Another pt gave me a plastic cup and saucer with a message to "Drink a...
    Aug 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. disease investigations
    First time, I did a follow-up on a case (I think it was E-Coli), the Dr's office wasn't too sure if they could give me the info. This was after HIPPA was started. All I did was mention that it was...
    Mar 20, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  16. Forgot to have TB test read!
    I work at a health dept and do mantouxs all the time. I think it was two years ago, I had mine done and totally forgot to have it read! The other nurse I work with forgot too! There are only two...
    Mar 9, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What does your post name reflect about you?
    Mine is pretty much what I do, PHN92-Public Health Nurse and I started in 1992! Very boring! I wanted DixieChick, but it was taken. My real name is Dixie! I wasn't clever enough to think of...
    Mar 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I'm changing from nursing to medical transcription
    I have a friend who transcribes from home and loves it! You do need to tell family and friends that you are working and leave you alone! Some people think if you are home, then you are not working,...
    Mar 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. getting into PH
    I usually don't work weekends. But I am on-call for my home care pts. So there are times when I do get phone calls and may have to do a visit on the weekends. Most of my pts are very considerate...
    Feb 24, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  20. getting into PH
    I can only speak for myself, but this is a little of I do! We have the Immunization program, handle Comminicable disease problems, and health promotion. Communicable disease is usually follow-ups...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  21. how much Indiana nurses make
    Well, I work in Public Health, so my salary is probably lower than most! I make about $32,000 a year. I also would be interested in seeing what the rest of Indiana makes! My job does have some...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  22. Iuk?
    Good luck and I hope it works out for you! I did my prereqs at IU East in Richmond, so I don't have any info on the one in Kokomo. I was an LPN who went to Ivy Tech in Richmond for my ADN. This...
    Feb 21, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  23. Shingles? At MY age??
    I know in our state, varicella will be required for Kindergarden and 1st grade starting 2004-2005 school year. I wouldn't want to go to work, esp in a school because of the chance of secondary...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Baby born with extra head
    I just heard about this today! It's so sad and I really feel for the parents!
    Feb 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Colt's fans anyone?
    I was beginning to think I was the only Colt's fan here!!! Anyone else a fan?? Don't be shy! I'm going to a friend's house tomorrow to watch the game! I really hoping the Colts win tomorrow! ...
    Jan 17, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing


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