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  1. Continuing Education credits
    I thought we needed 20 hours in 4 years? We renew every 4 years. You stated 20 hours in 2 years? Does this mean we need 40 hours to renew?
    Oct 7, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  2. What will I see on an ortho/neuro floor?
    Different shifts will have a different busy. Dayshift sends them to surgery, afternoons gets them back and discharges them, and midnights gets them from the ER. Most patients that come from surgery...
    Oct 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Waves of new fund cuts imperil US nursing homes by AP
    There's a difference between one choosing to use something and another for the government deciding for us. I also have those "cool" light bulbs, but did you know they can not be disposed of in your...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. pls help prioritize nursing diagnosis
    Always prioritize nursing diagnosis as you would triage. What will kill the person always comes first.
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. is it possible to pass med surg or should I just quit
    Welcome to the world of nursing school. I graduated in 2002, but remeber very clearly. All I did was study, attend class and clinicals, and on occasion sleep. I had to quit my job and send my young...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Nursing Case Study Question
    I am taking an organizational change class right now so I can offer some ideas. There are a few change process theories. Kurt Lewin's has 3 phases, unfreeze, change, and refreeze. Kotter has 8 steps:...
    Sep 29, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. one year of med surg recommendation-- your opinion?
    If you know what you want to specialize in then go that road. I took the med/surg route I was advised then I couldn't get a job in the specialty I wanted cause I didn't have the experience!
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Continuing Education credits
    It is true that for our next remewal we need to provide our CEU's. I just can't find how many we need. Is 20 correct? What if we are in school for BSN/MSN? Do we get credits for that? Thanks in...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Continuing Education credits
    I believe thats true, although I would check with your facility. I have a question on how many hours we need?
    Sep 9, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. Looking for an RN to interview for school!!!
    Hope this helps you out. My name is Jennifer and I have been an RN since 2002: 1. What brought you into the field of nursing? I was about 14 years old and watched a documentary on drug...
    Sep 9, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  11. Former JJC Nursing Students
    That's right! Then there are more books I bought throughout the semester, such as drug books and care plan books!
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. Possible move to the LA area?
    I have 2 teens that will be attending the Art Institute in LA, 1 possibly in Santa Monica. I do have a 10 year also. What would be a good area to consider relocating to. Keeping in mind, the teens...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Continuing education
    I have searched the net for the exact amount of continuing education a certified nurse educator must have during their 5 year certification.
    May 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Private Duty Licensure in Illinois
    Is this just for agencies, or any nurse in general?
    Feb 3, '09
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. need manager to interview
    I need a nurse in a management position to ask some questions. Thanks in advance!
    Feb 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. iTouch, is 8GB enough?
    I would definitely go with the 32gb. I just got the 8gb and I already used up most of the memory. I wish I would have gone bigger.
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  17. Finding teaching jobs?
    I will graduate in March with my BSN and will continue on to get my MSN in education. My question is, where do I find teaching jobs that are not affiliated with a college, but more of CNA instructor...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. A really good example of children in the USA still dying from childhood diseases.
    We just discussed this issue in my current class. I dont think the chicken pox vaccines should be mandatory, especially sine we dont know when the wear off. Our kids need so many other more...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. HIPAA question...
    In our clinical groups we shared pt names when we gave our report to our group, and also very detailed health information. This is not in my opinion a HIPPA violation. All students are there to...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. $1000 Gift ---> How to spend it.
    This reminds me of 2 years ago, a neurosurgen gave every staff member a $100 for christmas! We were all so shocked.
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. It's YOUR fault allnurses.com!
    Thankyou so much for your hard work. Thats what makes us nurses a family. We love what we do, we are always helping each other out, and won't stop until our patients have the best possible care!:yeah:
    Dec 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Help, I'm getting worried to be oriented at ortho floor
    I started out on an ortho/neuro/med surg unit as a new grad. It was the best experience! I learned sooo much that will help me through the rest of my career. I dont know how I did it. I worked...
    Nov 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New job! UGH!!!
    I started a new job a few weeks ago, and my preceptor would rather gossip with the other nurses about her nights out than precept me. She makes me feel very incompetent, even in front of the...
    Nov 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. List your School Here if they do not Require the GRE's..
    Lewis University (Romeoville, ILL)
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. Nursing, parenting and guilt
    Maybe this is why I have some guilt. My parents always worked to pay the bills, but were gone all the time. When I was in kindergarten I put myself on the bus cuz they left so early. I went to bed at...
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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