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  1. Low morale at my new hospital job....
    Good morning everyone! I am a nurse with about eleven years experience in different settings...hospitals, home health and nursing homes. I decided after working a couple years in the nursing home...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Going back to the hospital after being in LTC for two years...
    Just starting IV's, probably the machines, ventilator and trach care, inserting a foley...stuff like that. No, I don't have a brain sheet? Where can I get one? Thanks!!!!
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Going back to the hospital after being in LTC for two years...
    Hi, I've been a nurse since 2001, worked in the hospital on a med-surg/oncology unit about six years ago, then switched to some agency nursing, home health and the last two years have been in LTC. ...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Indiana ISNAP
    I am currently working with ISNAP, if you have any questions please let me know!! :nurse::nurse::nurse:
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. What are the chances.....
    Oh yes, I plan to self report, that's not really the question I have. I'm getting all these questions from others like my therapist and family if I will be actually prosecuted and have charges...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. What are the chances.....
    of being "prosecuted" for diverting at work? I was caught at work a little while ago, and got a call today from my job stating they had to report it and gave me the phone number for my state...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Work in ER first?
    I'm being told by someone who I'm talking with about the SANE nurse program that I should work in the ER first and get some experience there. I am a Med-Surg nurse with a background also in...
    Mar 11, '08
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  8. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    So is it legit or what? I just wrote to another CPR/BLS provider and she wants to charge me $50.00 just to recertify when I already paid these people $30.00!! I will have to call my place of...
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    YEP!!! I did find out this was a scam. Thanks, but I already lost my money on them. Why are these CPR classes so dang expensive? $50 to recertify? I found one near home but have to wait until...
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    Hello, I printed it off and it looks pretty legit. I'm going to fax it over to my nursing agency and hopefully it's all they will need from me. Thanks alot!!!! Amy
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    Oh yeah...which one did you do? There's one that's a hands on one? Do I need that one or just the basic one? Thanks!!!
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    Thanks Richard! That's the one I was considering...so it all worked out? I'm assuming that it's legit and your card printed out for you? Thanks so much, I'll be doing mine in a bit. Amy
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Job opportunites?
    Hi, I'm currently going to be looking into getting SANE certified. I was wondering though, how good job opportunities are. I've heard from a friend that pretty soon all states/counties will...
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  14. Anyone take an online CPR recertification course?
    Hi all, I just realized my CPR card is expired and was doing a search for CPR classes in my area and a bunch of online ones popped up. They say that they are legit and accredited but it makes me...
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. "Omissions" in charting..should I be worried?
    I just got a call from my nursing director at a hospital where I work, usually registry. She asked if I could come in on Thursday to speak with them because they were auditing charts and found some...
    Jun 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Is it just me or are agency nurses not treated very nicely?
    Hi, I just started working with an agency and I'd say more than half my experiences have not been very pleasant. It's hard enough trying to learn a new hospital, the way they chart, new IVs,...
    Apr 13, '07
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  17. How do you handle innappropriate patients?
    Thanks all for the great responses! Yes, I know he has cancer and I really think that he's also very depressed. Like you said, living for the moment. I had just given him a Vicodin and Ambien for...
    Feb 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How do you handle innappropriate patients?
    Hi, I'm a nurse on a med-surg/oncology floor and have been taking care of this patient. He has lung cancer and is in and out of the hospital. We formed quite a bond the last couple of times he was...
    Feb 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. From Med/Surg to ICU
    HI all, I've been a Med-Surg/Oncology nurse for five years now. I'm thinking of transferring to ICU. I need a change and was wondering if this will be a hard change. I am willing to learn and am...
    Nov 13, '06
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. From Med/Surg to ICU
    HI all, I've been a Med-Surg/Oncology nurse for five years now. I'm thinking of transferring to ICU. I need a change and was wondering if this will be a hard change. I am willing to learn and am...
    Nov 13, '06
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  21. Anyone know what the status of the "no more overtime for RNs" bill is?
    Do you know where I can get a copy? Or is too late to sign it? I would like to sign it and send it on to my colleagues also! Thanks, Amy
    Apr 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Anyone know what the status of the "no more overtime for RNs" bill is?
    Hi, I heard about this late last year and at the begining of this year that Bush was trying to pass some bill that would take away all white collar workers' overtime, which would include nurses and...
    Apr 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How many nurses do their own vitals???
    You couldn't have said it better Saavy!!! :balloons: :balloons: :balloons:
    Mar 19, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How many nurses do their own vitals???
    If I have four patients, then yes, it's no big deal. But if I have seven help me out a little. Right! I totally agree. If I'm running around with eight and nine patients and I'm on a med/surg...
    Mar 19, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How many nurses do their own vitals???
    Hi all, Well at my one place they just posted something stating that since they are so short on PCTs that the RNs will be responsible for doing their first set of vitals. This, I feel is insane. ...
    Mar 12, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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