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  1. New Grad and my stress level is at a MAX!!! Help
    I'm in the same boat, but as an RN. I graduated in May...I can pass my meds but woah they never had us do any of the million pages of paperwork and orders in school. I'm clueless.
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Yep, new grad vent about new job, orientation & staffing. :)
    I graduated in May and got an RN job at an LTACH where I had been working as an aide for just over a year. Thrilled about it, no, but it was the only offer I had and I knew the facility, patients and...
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Nursing Shortage?
    I disagree with that a whole lot. I graduated Friday from BGSU and will be an RN after my boards...the UT/BGSU consortium is now graduating nurses three times a year, plus there is Lourdes, Owens,...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  4. Flower Hospital
    I just received my preceptor placement for my final clinical of my BSN program at UT. I'm on the oncology floor at Flower and oncology is what I want to do so I am wayyyy excited!! However, as a...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  5. CEUs
    I'm a semi-new STNA in Ohio...I am also a BSN student. Do my college courses count toward continuing education to keep my STNA license? Also, I'm sure this is a silly question and included in the...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. leading group
    I am a nursing student doing my psych rotation. A partner and I have to lead a group session on an inpatient unit next week. We've been rotating through our clinical group and we are running out of...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. i'd like some opinions please
    I was hired at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in June. I am in my last year of my BSN but this is my first aide job. It is basically an ICU...most on vents, many with tube feeds. It has been a great...
    Oct 1, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Third Shift Blues
    Question about the melatonin. I will only be working overnight Fri & Sat nights...if I take the melatonin to help me sleep for those shifts, is my body still going to hate me the rest of the week...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. What are your duties/responsibilites on the night shift?
    Ah thank you, I was wondering too. I will be starting a third-shift soon at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital and my interviewer said that it is mostly like an ICU...lots of vents and such. Anyone...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Moving to Toledo
    I don't know anything about working at Toledo Hospital because I'm still a student and don't intend on working in this area. As for looking where to live - like the other reply said, South Toledo is...
    May 15, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. Maumee, Ohio / I am moving there soon
    I am a 3rd year nursing student (U of Toledo) and currently live in Maumee (ever need a sitter? lol). I just completed my women's health clinical at St Luke's and it is my favorite hospital I've been...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. Medication References
    I just started my OB rotation. (LOVE it, BTW) We are to look up (purpose, route, dosage, etc...) the most commonly used meds on the floor and I was able to find most in the drug books I purchased for...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Cancer patient, 5, leaves notes for family
    I have this is absolutely beautiful.
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Peds - Teaching Project
    I know I've seen topics about this a while ago, but nothing came up in the search. I'm in Peds this semester and for half the semester I am in a preschool classroom with typical and atypical...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Toledo Area Schools
    I'm a BG student in my third year of nursing so I am currently at the UT Health Science Campus, as the person above stated. I chose BG because it is smaller and slightly closer to my hometown. In...
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. fingerprinting??
    I also did not think that ink prints were accepted anymore and it really doesn't make sense why you would need both. I would keep trying to contact them...good luck!
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Possible Chicken Pox Exposure
    My boyfriend's son may have chicken pox. I had it when I was little, but can I still carry it? I'm starting my Peds and OB rotations next week...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Students: Prefer morning or evening clinicals?
    I've never had a morning/day clinical, but I have to agree with you on that. It was horrible switching nurses halfway through clinical and it always happened when we were at dinner so we'd just come...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. PCA Job Description Question
    My local hospital just posted this job opening for a Med/Surg-Peds PCA. Dumb as it sounds, I don't know if I'm qualified or not, and I'd rather sound like an idiot to you than the employer. :) I'm...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Student Nurses in Ohio
    Hello! I am trying to find a job that won't totally stink as I know it'll be my last summer of "freedom" before I hit the real world. Has anyone found a camp in Ohio (or driveable from NW Ohio)...
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  21. Nationwide (Columbus) Children's
    I'm a junior nursing student and this is the hospital I have my heart set on for a variety of reasons. And at some point, I plan to work in pediatric oncology. I'm hoping some nurses that work...
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  22. Did I just see your spine?
    I was taught the same by one of my clinical nurses. But she also added to cross the two fingers...suppose to hurt even less.
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. What is going on in Toledo????
    I'm a UT student and did clinicals at UTMC this last week was pretty high-stress for many as they were told of lay-offs. I also read of the president's bonus and felt that was a bit...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. Finding Summer Internships
    I'm a Junior and finishing up my first semester with a clinical this week. Next semester I'm doing my Women's Health and Peds rotations. I'm trying to look for summer internship opportunities to...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I know nothing!!
    See THIS is me. This post is old...please tell me its better now. lol I find myself almost rehearsing on my drive Okay, THIS is what you're going to do. And you're going to fake that you're...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student