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  1. Any SD RN here? Need some advice please!
    I'm moving to SD soon and I would really appreciate it if any of you can give me some advice where or which hospitals to apply. I've never been to SD before so I'm quite nervous. I'm currently...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Body fluid exposure..from a cyst?
    Does your facility have any policy just in case this happens? I would be worry too if I were you. Talk to your PCP about it and see if you can get tested. I think usually 6 months after exposure to...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Need Some Advice...Which Job To Take?
    It definitely is a tough call. If the second offer was a permanent job, I would not hesitate to advise that you take it. However, it is just two months. Speaking of experience first hand I would not...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. PRN and got call off more than I thought, is this normal?
    I was scheduled to work but still called off on my shift? How is that possible? Maybe I am new to this PRN world and learning how it operates :)
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. PRN and got call off more than I thought, is this normal?
    Hello my fellow nurses, I got a question especially for all the PRN folks. I recently work in a hospital but as PRN and I already got call off more than I anticipated. Is this normal?
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    Charles! I think one of them was a student nurse helped take care of you in the hospital last year. What on earth has happened to him? He is a change person indeed.
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. SD RN Job & Pay Rate
    Hi all SD RNs! I might be moving there within the next 2 years and I will by then roughly have 2 yrs RN experience. I would like to know how the job market there. What is the average pay rate? Where...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Just another new nurse needing some advice :(
    I can relate and yes I am in the same position. It gets annoy at time when your charge nurse (just one) I encounter recently talks to me a new nurse like a child. I understand I might not have many...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Would U hav time for meh?
    In this situation, I would first hold of the discharge paper because you can always come back to finish it. When you are ready to discharge a pt you should have all information you need to answer the...
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. New Orientee working with SN
    Thanks all for words of encouragement. I don't let that bother me anymore. I've learned that people will be people. Some are worse than the other anywhere I go :)
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. New Orientee working with SN
    I am a new hired in this hospital. My preceptor is wonderful and very knowledgeable. I like her. But here is the thing that bothers me little bit. She orients two people, me and another senior SN. SN...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Job search question
    When they ask what shift you prefer or looking for tell them you are not picky. You will take whatever available. I was previously applied for FT then they told me they did not have FT at this moment...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I've made a mistake, and now I need help
    I would say ask the head doc first for the guidelines. He can call the shot if pt needs to be contacted and obtain late entry signature. I would not go out about anything until further advise from...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Anyone else the QUIET nurse?
    I can be quite at times depends on how comfortable I am with the other persons. I think the misconception people have on quite nurse vs loud nurse is the assertiveness portray in loud nurses. Pts...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. I've made a mistake, and now I need help
    I say do what your guts tell you. If it is safer to talk to the head doc who the one will decide your faith anyway then do so. If he is okay with it more likely than not the other doc will be as...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I've made a mistake, and now I need help
    I would say let him know and be remorseful in front of him. He might spare you which I am very positive he would. Honesty is the most valuable thing we human own.
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Should I let it go or hanging on to it?
    You couldn't have said it better. Did you find another job already? I know this hospital job might be a big challenge and a major change but nurse-pt ratio is much lower. I prefer to stay focus on...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Blood pressure medication / checking blood pressure
    You need to check BP prior giving BP med. There is no way around it. I always do mine to ensure I do what I am suppose to do. Oh when a tech tells me I never have to take this pt's vital prior these...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. To mention or not to mention plans for BSN in the future when interviewing
    I have an opposite point of view. When they ask if you plan on continuting your ed meaning they want to kow if you care to further your career as a nurse. I think most potential employers find this...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should I let it go or hanging on to it?
    i don't want to leave it point blank, because i want able to say i work there for one year. i want it to reflect in my resume.
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Should I let it go or hanging on to it?
    Thanks everyone for great input. I think I will keep the PRN position and work my minimal.
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Should I let it go or hanging on to it?
    I started my first RN job in LTC rehap late last year in Dec. I didn't like it because the working environment was awful with non-supportive management and backstabbing staff. Additionally, the...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. My mistake?
    If you work in LTC, before or after sending pt to hospital you suppose to notify MD, his/her family member whoever name on file and hospice case manager. Hospice case manager may and should notify...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. fingerprinting
    It would take a week at the most. That fast how mine got completed.
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I want to curl up in a ball and cry
    I think they reverse the hiring process because how would they break the news to you after marked hired you tested positive for drug or poor background. I think it makes more sense to offer the job...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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