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  1. Job market for experienced RN in the Cities?
    Hi all, I graduated from nursing school two years ago in Washington state and am currently planning to relocate to MN next year. I am a MN native, half of my family lives out here and the other...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  2. Job market for experienced RN in the Cities?
    Hi all, I graduated from nursing school two years ago in Washington state and am currently planning to relocate to MN next year. I am a MN native, half of my family lives out here and the other...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  3. Med/surg opportunity for rehab/home health RN...advice, suggestions?
    Hi, all! I've been a nurse for two years and have experience in LTC, rehab, hospice, and most recently am working private duty home health. I really love my current position, but there are no...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. BSN-MSN info??
    Hi all, I am currently about to finish up my BSN through University of Phoenix. I am looking to get my MS in Nursing Education once I receive the BSN. I have been happy with my experience there,...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. RN to BSN online at UOP, on the fence! HELP!
    Hey there! I have been attending UOPX online since last March. I have five more classes to finish my BSN, so will be done early next year as long as I don't take any breaks between now and then. I...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  6. LTC/home health nurse looking to get into OR!
    Hi all, I have been working as an RN for 2 years and any nursing specific experience I have is in rehab/LTC and home health, which I love, but I am looking to broaden my skills. When I was in...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. New to Private Duty Nursing...
    I will be starting to take care of a client, in his home. He is on a vent, has a cath, trach, but most of the work is just washing him up, transferring, range of motion and the like. ...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Ready to get out of LTC
    So I have been working for about a year now, at first I loved my job. But knowing what I know now, I think my bliss was ignorance in disguise. I have found out about major med errors being...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Old school nursing practices....
    So all I know as new or recent grads, everything we were taught in theory and lab is still relatively fresh in our minds. I know we are still learning how to adapt to the real world of nursing vs....
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. New Nurses! Post here, Lets get to know one another!
    Hi there! My name is Tessa, I graduated from RN school in June 2010, passed my NCLEX in July and am currently working at an LTC/Rehab facility. I have been working there for the past 6 months so I...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. LTC Nurses Bottom of the Barrel
    That is truly unfortunate. I am still a new grad, have been working in LTC about 2 months now. I have had to adapt my time management from nursing school (most of my clinicals were acute care, 4...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Really depressed about new LTC job
    I am feeling the same way. There are days that I really like it, really feel like I am making a difference to my patients and while I am always rushed, feel like I really accomplished something at...
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. MORPHINE and Dying Patients
    When my grandpa was in the hospital from complications of pneumonia, he suddenly took a turn for the worse and lost consciousness. On that last day, we knew he would not recover, but our family...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New grad starting LTC job next week...
    I have been working for a few weeks now. There are most certainly good days, bad days and VERY BAD days. I have been working in the rehab portion of our facility for the past week or so and I am...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. First Med Error as aNurse
    I also am a new grad working in a SNF and I make a list of all my residents meds, scheduled times, PM and HS meds and then note any oddball times a resident has a med scheduled so I don't miss them. ...
    Aug 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New Grad RN's in nursing homes
    I know, it is difficult. I have days where I feel like I didn't accomplish anything and I can't wrap my brain around how these nurses I work with have done this for two years and how they are so...
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. difference between charges and convictions?
    A charge is a formal accusation used by the court system. It simply means they have evidence that suggests you may be guilty of a crime. A conviction is what is entered once you have been found...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. New Grad RN's in nursing homes
    I started at a rehab/LTC facility a few weeks ago. There are 3 different halls, usually with about 30 residents each. I got 7 days of orientation, a few on each hall since I will be floating. I...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Are there ANY success stories out there??????
    I guess I sort of have a success story. About a year prior to beginning nursing school, I shoplifted some clothing items. It was a terrible error in judgement on my part, totally stupid thing to...
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Private duty nursing vs. LTC nursing
    I am a new grad, living in a small town. There are not many jobs here, most people who can afford to hold out for a good job are waiting it out or applying to hospitals in larger cities. I was...
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. How long does it take for a license to become active
    Usually takes anywhere from a few days to several weeks. It depends on how many staff they have who are working on licensing and how quickly they have processed your paperwork, background check,...
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. New grad starting LTC job next week...
    Thanks so much for your good wishes and advice! I think that is so true what you say about rushing new grads into charge nurse positions. When I interviewed, I also interviewed for night shift...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    I tried the trick a couple of hours after I finished testing, got the good pop-up. I got my unofficial Quick Results 2 days later and I passed.
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. New grad starting LTC job next week...
    I have been reading this board since before I started nursing school 2 years ago. I live in a small town, only 2 small hospitals nearby and we have 2 nursing schools in the vicinity graduating at...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Tech Schools Covered By WorkSource
    If Worksource is helping you to pay for your LPN, I believe that they will help with tuition/books and other associated fees with any state school or any accredited community college. You might want...
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Washington Nursing


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