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  1. Returning to Work after Having a Baby
    Hey everyone, it has been so long since I have been on the site. I am glad to be back!!! I had a baby 9 weeks ago and will be returning to work on the 17th. We are VERY busy and a growing HHA. ...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. CEU's
    Where can I find a website for free CEU's??
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Here is an example of a clincal finding narrative for SOC
    Some of my summaries are much longer than this. I cover so much in my narrative. I try not to chart what the OASIS covers already. If there is something I am trying to help the patient with...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Tired HH nurse
    Wow!!! I can't believe what I am hearing. I have been with my HHA for 11 months and love it. I occasionally work a Saturday if there is an emergency or something but I tend to see those patients...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. I start HH tomorrow!
    HH is an amazing opportunity. I have been a nurse for 2 1/2 years. The last 11 months in HH. It can be crazy at times but then it can be very relaxed and easy at times too. It is predictable yet...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. How to Ask for an Annual Raise
    I am fairly new to nursing, I have 2 1/2 years of experience. This is the first time I have been at a nursing job and hit my year mark (working full time that is). My first job was on-call, my...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. How to Ask for Annual Raise in HH
    I am fairly new to nursing, I have 2 1/2 years of experience. This is the first time I have been at a nursing job and hit my year mark (working full time that is). My first job was on-call, my...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. When patients aren't home
    For my agency and state we only need to wait 15 minutes, but sometimes if I have a light day I will give the benefit of the doubt to the patient and wait a little bit longer. If I can and have time...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Wound Care
    We discussed this in case conference today. I brought up using medihoney. The other nurse who I work with felt that I should just apply lotion to the leg and put a dry dressing on it, wrap with...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Wound Care
    I am just learning the different things we can do for wound care. Does hypergranulation warrant debridement? There is no slough or eschar, just hypergranulation. He does have 2+ edema to his...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Wound Care
    I have a pt with PVD who I cannot seem to get his stasis ulcers to heal. They start to look better and then gradually get worse. They go back and forth. I have changed the dressing order several...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Hospice AND Home Health
    Currently I work for a rather small home health agency as a nurse case manager. I don't have a huge caseload but it is growing. Our home health agency is just a few weeks away from aquiring hospice...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. New to Home Health
    i am new to home health and feel like i have finally found my place as a nurse. at least for the time being. i have been a nurse for almost two years and struggled to find a full time job. when i...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Can a Nurse Manager Critique My Resuem
    Amanda, I also posted in the Nurse Managers section. I wasn't sure what kind of response I would get so I made two posts. I have gotten two responses. Thanks.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  15. Attention Nurse Managers - Can You Critique My Resume?
    I am an RN working on my bachelors degree. One of my assignments is to have a nurse manager critique my resume. I was wondering if there were any nurse managers out there who would be willing to take...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Can a Nurse Manager Critique My Resuem
    I am an RN working on my bachelors degree. One of my assignments is to have a nurse manager critique my resume. I was wondering if there were any nurse managers out there who would be willing to...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  17. PCC Wait List
    JDNurse2Be, If I were you I would have chosen OHSU too. I have heard A LOT of their graduates get hired at OHSU if you are interested in working there. I start their RN to BSN program in...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  18. LPN to RN Programs in the Portland area?
    There is also Lower Columbia Community College. It is located in Longview WA but it is an online LPN to RN program. Application deadline for this year has passed (I only know because my cousins...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  19. RN with no experience...
    SN 2012. I don't know what you can do about working as a medical assistant. You may have a chance at a position BUT you would have to contact them. The worst they could say is no. Maybe state in...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Is it me...or is it impossible to get an interview and a job in NJ! :(
    Good luck. I am working on-call in LTC. I have been there a year now and have been looking for part time or full time work off and on since I started my on-call job. Nothing. I am in Oregon and...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. feeling a litte hopeless?
    I know what you are oging through. I have given up on applying for hospital jobs for the time being. I am waiting to get my bachelors degree (I have my ADN). I currently work on-call in LTC. ...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Intervew
    Thanks for the input. I emailed my aunt and she says I should be cautious (she is my go to person for things like this, she is not a nurse but super awesome with this stuff). I didn't have any red...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Intervew
    So I just had an interview for a SNF. I am not sure if it went well or just awful. You be the judge. Interview was at 11. I got there at 11, filled out an application and waited an hour. The...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. OHSU RNBSN Program
    I sent you an email a while ago. Hopefully it didn't go to your junk mail. It is from Kellyf81508@gmail.com
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  25. OHSU RNBSN Program
    Me too. I am so excited to finally connect with someone else in the program. We should get together for coffee or something. Maybe even carpool in for orientation. Where do you live? Are you...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing


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