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  1. Out of Scope of Practice????
    Yesterday several family members came in to see their loved one stating that they had heard through other family members that they were now being seen by Hospice. To make a long story short, the day...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Shaking Life up at 47
    Been there!! I graduated in '05 at the age of 48. If I can do it, you can too! You just have to remember, you have NO life when you are in nursing school. Every night, weekend when I was not in...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  3. Should I tell the Nurse Recruiter
    "21 weeks long" Personally speaking, but I would really hesitate in even hiring you knowing that you would be leaving for that long of a period. And, if by not telling them, to me would be dishonest...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. Overwhelmed
    I know exactly how you feel! I too left a very stressful nursing position at a hospital and my family acted like I had committed a huge crime and that I was looking for an 'easy' job. It wasn't until...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. PAR Charting
    Your logic makes perfect sense to me!! :lol2:
    Jan 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. PAR Charting
    :idea: Has anyone every heard of PAR charting? I just started working at a facility in Dayton, Ohio and they have the nurses use this type of documentation (nurses notes) instead of 'normal' nursing...
    Jan 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 2 hospitals to drop licensed practical nurses
    Not sure if this has been posted yet, there are so many I haven't read through all of them. They are merging the two local hospitals here in Springfield, Ohi, (Mercy Medical Center and Community...
    Feb 14, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Shift Report
    I finally started using our computerized Kardex's on each patient. Writing down labs, new meds, VS, tests that have been ordered, etc. If I havn't written it down and it's not on the Kardex...they...
    Dec 1, '05
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Shift Report
    I am a first year nurse, graduated in June of 2005. I am having one heck of a time being able to give report off to the next shift without the oncoming nurse making rude comments, rolling of the eyes...
    Nov 21, '05
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. a hint for getting your result
    :uhoh21: Oh I wish they would hurry up and post our results...this suspense is killing me !! The exam shut off at 76 questions. I know the majority that have passed when theirs shut off at 76 is...
    Jul 22, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. a hint for getting your result
    Ohio posts the results usually within 24-28 hours on the BON website.
    Jul 18, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Come on all you NCLEX (week of 07/18) takers...
    I am scheduled to take mine on Thursday the 21st! I've been procrastinating on studying but have definitely buckled down and started studying yesterday. I am more excited than scared about the...
    Jul 18, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Problems with Boards
    Just an update for everyone. My civil background check did not show how the desposition of the case. That is why the BON requested that I obtain certified court copies. Needless to say, everything...
    Jul 18, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Problems with Boards
    I called the BON review board contact last week. They were meeting this week and I should know something soon, I hope. I hope that it will not prevent me from obtaining my license, it's just the...
    Jul 7, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Problems with Boards
    Just wanted to put this at the top 'again' in hopes that someone has some advice on waiting this one out! Thanks.. :crying2:
    Jul 7, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Problems with Boards
    Suzanne4 - Yes, I listed this on my application. In fact I even listed it on my application with the hospital that I interviewed with in Columbus. I explained the incident to the HR person...no...
    Jun 30, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Problems with Boards
    Ok since this is a new thread I thought I would post here and hope that someone has an answer! Graduated from nursing school in June of this year and waiting for that letter to take boards. Well...
    Jun 30, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. What Nursing school are you in? Show your pride!
    Just an update...I graduated June 11th!! Good Luck to all of you who are still in school..
    Jun 30, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Anyone (or someone you know) fail clinical?
    I had a girl in my first year, first quarter clinicals fail. She practically screamed down the hall at another student nurse that her patient was a fruit loop!! Needless to say, the clinical...
    Jun 10, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. What Nursing school are you in? Show your pride!
    Clark State Community College Springfield, OH Only "80" Days til Graduation!! Woo Hoo!! :hatparty: Melody :Melody:
    Mar 23, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. NCLEX vs Class Exams
    I live in Ohio too!! Wonder if it's just those instructors in Ohio that make things so difficult! Maybe it's in the water?? lol Frustrating, yes it is. And I am bound and determined to make it...
    Feb 27, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. NCLEX vs Class Exams
    Oh they have been asked! Their reply is, "So that we will be able to pass our Boards". BS!! I am in my third quarter second year. Luckily I have only three weeks this quarter and then one to go....
    Feb 26, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. NCLEX vs Class Exams
    Ok, maybe this is a really dumb question but here goes. How many of you have found the Class exams to be much harder than the NCLEX practice exams. (The CD's that come with your NCLEX books) ...
    Feb 26, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. What do nurses generally start out making?
    I just returned from Tucson. (Visiting my son) I wanted to contact the new hospital (Oro Valley) while I was out there to see what their starting rate of pay was. Never did get a chance though, too...
    Dec 23, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Anyone else do wierd stuff when studying for a test?
    I traded the bag of potatoe chips for Sweet Tarts! Don't ask me why, but I can sit and eat those things all night long while I study. (Of course along with coffee!)
    Nov 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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