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  1. Volunteer Opportunities..Any Suggestions?
    Long Island, NY. but I am willing to travel to manhattan, brooklyn, queens, etc
    Feb 14
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. St.Pauls School of Nursing 2014
    Just be careful with that program. That school has no accreditation by the nursing association.
    Feb 14
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. Volunteer Opportunities..Any Suggestions?
    Hello my fellow RN's, LPN's, CNA's, etc. I am interesting in becoming a volunteer. I want to be involved in the community and making a difference. If anyone has any suggestions or if anyone is...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. How do you draw up meds for IVP?
    For your example of giving o.4ml of dilaudid, I found it easy to use a 1ml syringe for drawing up the medication. Prior to administration I would flush the IV with about 5ml NS from a prefilled...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. Is it really necessary to start out in med surge before branching out to other units?
    Me personally, i feel like starting out in med-surg is a good move. You get to see many different illnesses and you learn how to assess each condition, whereas your not subjected to just one category...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. overloaded new m/s nurse.
    As a med-surg nurse myself. Its really important to have a sheet where you can write down the times that things need to be done, for example the times you have to give your meds or do certain...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. North Shore LIJ Pharm Exma
    Im on 6 Tower!! lol Good luck to you too!!
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. North Shore LIJ Pharm Exma
    I have a BSN, and I am so sorry you had that experience at the job fair. They are very picky with hiring nurses who have an associates. I know a few people who were hired with an associates, but they...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. North Shore LIJ Pharm Exma
    I have been applying since last August...you just gotta keep applying, thousands and thousands of people apply to the NSLIJ system everyday! Keep getting your name in that database and be persistent....
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. North Shore LIJ Pharm Exma
    AWESOME! CONGRATS! I am in my second week working there and it is an amazing organization1 You are very luck to have received a call! In all honesty just be yourself! Mainly behavioral questions, why...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. North Shore LIJ Pharm Exma
    I graduated May of 2012, I had been applying since August and finally received a call this past May. the hiring process is fairly quick. If this is a system that you are truly passionate about...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Respect your bladder
    This is a VERY important article! Thank you! I can relate to this all too well and as a result UTI's are not so comfortable! Go PeePee Nursies!!
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    I am looking in to purchasing a pair of Dansko's, I hear they are a little pricey, but definitely worth the money. I currently work in a doctor's office, but I will be starting my night shifts in the...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. New grad working in Endo outpatient center has some questions
    I currently work in a gastroenterology office and I work very closely with the MD who performs the procedures, does the consults with the pts, etc. I myself get consent for the procedure, I explain...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  15. Tattoos in healthcare
    I personally feel like many people here said, as long as the tattoos are offensive or very large in visible places then they are acceptable. I myself have four tattoos but I have them in places that...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Market for New Grads in NY
    The job market in Atlanta, GA isn't quite bad. I am an RN in NY and I applied for a position one evening for a hospital in GA and the next morning I got a call from the hospital, I did a phone...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. Refresher Course
    Ohh okay. Not to mention they give you training and orientation based on their hospital values and missions. The only logical reasoning I can get out of the refresher course is that they want you to...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. Critical Thinking
    This was great! For someone like me who is making the transition from a doctors office to the hospital this was like a refresher for thorough assessment, although I do assessments at my current job...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Refresher Course
    What hospital did you interview for?
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. Transitioning from Doctors Office to Hosital Setting..Tips?
    Yeah, I work very closely with both doctors in the office, so I can imagine it would be a tough transition to not have them on call when I need them. Thank you for your response :-)
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Transitioning from Doctors Office to Hosital Setting..Tips?
    I am currently employed in a doctors office of internal/gastroenterology medicine. I do phlebotomy, EKGs, drug screening, physicals, spirometry, etc. I recently got a job in a hospital as a night...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. BE CAREFUL on social networks
    I completely agree! I deactivated my facebook recently, it causes too many problems and it seems as though many people use it to vent their problems that is no concern to other people.
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. ADN vs. BSN
    It is VERY difficult getting a job even with a BSN. I graduated last may with my BSN and just got a job at a hospital I start in 2 weeks. Persistence is the key...good luck to those who are searching!
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Recommended Masters Programs??
    I am looking in NYC and long Island. I plan to look for family NP or acute care
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  25. How to properly clean your stethoscope
    I work in a doctors office they supply them there. But when I was doing my clinical rotations I would use the same purple wipes you are talking about lol.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock


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