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  1. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    Had a doc that used to do this all the time. We would call the nursing sup and the medical director. He eventually lost his privledges, then his lisence a few years later.
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Paid amount per visits
    You did the right thing! Where is this guy/owner coming from?
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Why do nurses feel the need to put RN on their license plates?
    I don't put any relgious, political bumper stickers or otherwise on my car for the same reason. My favorite by the way is a psychiatrist at our hospital that drives a rusty early model camry with...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. It's Finally Happened!
    I would agree with this. Otherwise, an employee has a right to post whatever they want. I'd be very careful with using social media posts as part of an evaluation. If they posted under an assumed...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. how to locate reputable agencies as a new LPN?
    . Yes these are red flags. It sounds like you have good instincts about what is a reputable agency. This was a good thread on herehttp://allnurses.com/home-health-nursing/do-i-want-826318.html
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Training for Hospital Case Manager - Pls Help
    Staying with your current facility will soften the learning curve a bit because you know the staff, resources and polcies in your hospital.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  7. No more outpatient RN's?
    Most of the clinics in my area are staffed by Ma's and Lpn's. Rn's work in the more specialized clinics like cardiology and oncology. You have to have experience in these areas before you can move...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  8. Cultivating options
    Good advice. Your time with your kids goes fast - it will amaze you. I could not have done nursing school with babies. I'm going back to school,but when my daughter is in kindergarten.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. How to answer the question 'have you ever suffered from a mental illnes' in interview
    ditto on the above.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. Band together against HPRP for innocent people
    Congratulation on your victory against the board. If there were to be a class-action against anything, it should be to have that question taken off the application. They don't ask about other medical...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. BS-BSN or CNL?
    If your goal is to become a CRNA, get a BSN and a few years experience in ICU. The CNL is something you do after you have several years of experience. Get the BSN first.
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. RN-Opening a home health agency for pregnancy care? Need direction.....
    We wouldn't be competition - we're in MIlwaukee, WI. Wow! NO competition? You gotta get on this!
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Start of care documentation
    I takes me about 2 hours to do a SOC. It's reasonable to keep it to 2 SOC/day. We don't ask our nurses to do more than that.
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. The growth of male nurses
    That seems a little harsh. I've worked with plenty of male nurses who are caring. Some of them just show it in a different manner than female nurses. Some are more nurturing than me. I enjoy having...
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. For Whom The Bell Tolls
    I've been in your shoes. It sucks. Do you still want this job even if you pass re-survey? It sounds like it's chewed you up! It's hard to let go and move on when there's less out there for you as...
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. Is it okay to tell a patient to not disrespect you
    I get very irritated when disrespected. This is good advice and something I try to remember in those situations.
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. RN-Opening a home health agency for pregnancy care? Need direction.....
    My boss tells me you should have at least $50K for start-up and hire a consultant for your start-up. She owns the HHA and she said she almost went under at first until she hired a consultant. Would...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. are there nurses who ACTUALLY care ?
    I think you said it in your own post - You'll likely run into the same types you have in the corporate world - bullies and a-holes in this profession too! It sounds like you had an image of...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Fellow DON's....I need some advice please...
    Thanks for coming back and sharing your good news!
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  20. Problems at the SNF
    I would just move on if I were you. If you pursue this with the facility, they may decide to report you for abuse.
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Aurora VNA
    Anyone work for Aurora VNA? What computer systems do they use? What do you think of them?
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  22. Medication reconciliation/orders
    We've had a few problems like this, we will attach a note to the 485 stating that MD doesn't want this or that on the 485 for this or that reason. We will document the conversation with the...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Burned out and hate nursing
    I feel your pain. I couldn't go back to the hospital again for anything. You could see if your hospital would hire for things like utilization management or infection control.
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. sunlight and nightshift
    I worked nocs for a long time too. The winters here in the midwest are long and dreary too. I used an Apollo light therapy box during the winters. It really kept up my moods and motivation. ...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. RN  duties
    That is the job description of a PCW (personal care worker). RN's that do intermittent home visits do only skilled nursing tasks and assessment. RN's that do private duty can sign a contract that...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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