Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: LoveMyBugs

From Date
  1. Researchers find abnormality in brain layers of autistic children
    Those were probley the same parents who are Jenny McCarthy supporters. Those parents need support there is really not a lot out there. When my son was first diagnosed, I was angry and wanted answers...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. New Grad starting in LTC with bad rating/reviews?
    Expect the worst and hope for the best. LTC usually have high turnover rates, it is sad. Get your experience but read some of the LTC threads on this board to really have your eyes open to what you...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  3. Pediatric Psych?
    In my facility, the peds psych unit is in a seperate building than the rest of the childrens hospital. My floor is a medical floor that takes eating disorders while they are medically unstable and...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Thinking about giving Oregon a try...
    In the Portland amd surrounding areas there are a few hospitals there is OHSU + childrens hospital Legacy health - has 6 hospitals + childrens hospital Providence - 6 hospitals in the area...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. LTC to hospital.
    As a new grad got a job whereever they would hire me....it wasnt pretty, a SNF with a vent unit with a high turnover rate. Stuck it out for a 11 months, got hired into a pediatric LTC, worked there...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Accused of withholding pain medication
    If he was awake and asking for pain medication and with how you interpreted the order waiting for one to wear off before giving the next. Then why didn't you call the MD for clarification or new...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Seventh Day Adventist and working on Sabbath???
    The SDA hospital has this as their mission statement as does a catholic hospital I worked for. They don't impose their religious beliefs on the patients. But a private not for profit hospital can...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Seventh Day Adventist and working on Sabbath???
    Years ago I worked for a SDA hospital with many co-workers who were practicing SDA, the church was also on campus. We were required to work every other weekend. Even those who practice SDA. The...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. Patient Care Tech Salary
    Not from that area at all, but in my facility the techs get the same rate. Our NICU usually only has one tech and they stock supplies or are trained to be a milk mixer. They get pulled to act as a...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  10. Help anyone with these interview questions pleaseeeeeee
    Practice Have someone read you the questions and practice answering them. Always come prepared to ask them questions.....search the threads here about interview questions and questions to ask...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. Help anyone with these interview questions pleaseeeeeee
    What type of help are you looking for? Do you want us to answer these questions? For homework? Help you prepare for an interview? They look like standard interview questions These are...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. Fat nurses
    I had the OP same concerns when I started my nursing program....it was never an issue Then when I got hired on to a unit that deals with eating disorders I really thought that it might be an...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. NPO
    NPO
    There are a lot of factors to consider each patient is different. I have seen patients go over 5 days before TPN was started. But as the previous poster stated, the nutritional status of the patient...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Is it too much?
    I applied to over 200 positions within a large multi state hospital system before I landed a job with them and with my current employer I knew I wanted peds so I applied to every peds opening they...
    Mar 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Why did you become nurses?
    Agree 100% There are nights when I feel I do not get paid nearly enough for what I have to deal with. Now if I won the lottery would I keep nursing? No...I would volunteer on my terms maybe once a...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. NPO
    NPO
    If they need to be NPO for more than a couple of days then they need to be on TPN
    Mar 20
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Why did you become nurses?
    Became a nurse for a variety of reasons; My son was premature and the nurses who took care of him and me were amazing Science has always interested me I was in customer service/restaurant before...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    OHSU is up on a large hill with zero parking for employees. My hubby did construction on a house about a mile up the hill from the hospital and there were employees parking on the street up there and...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  19. Getting into a RN Program
    Having any caregiving/healthcare experience helps, at least when 1st getting exposed to patients in clinical. Having now as a RN precepted students you can tell those who have had previous hands on...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Getting into a RN Program
    Look into various CNA programs I took mine through Clackamas Community and it was only a term in length financial aide covered a portion of it. What school are you looking at applying to? Portland,...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Assisted Living Staffing
    Check with the BON, due to it being an assisted living facility they may be able to get away with high staffing ratios. LTC have mandatory staffing ratios for caregivers that have to be recorded each...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  22. Getting into a RN Program
    There are 7 RN programs in Portland. Do not limit yourself to one school. Most of the schools are point based and previous healthcare experience adds points. Get your CNA certificate. I quit my...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Care plan help for hip fracture
    You have been given some great responses A few diagnosis that pop in my head are Risk for falls Alteration in comfort Risk for infection (uti) Alteration in respiratory status Is family...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Shift Cancellations (Please HELP!!)
    I would look into policy and if you can propose a new system. My hospital is really in my opinion fair with canceling. It goes by a point system that is on a continuing 6 month rotation. It is a...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. applying for multiple licenses
    Each state is different in terms of time and cost. I havent had a compact licenses, but I have had multiple licenses. And the requirments vary by state. My home state doesnt require CEUs, but...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Travel Nursing


Top