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  1. Have you ever made a medication error- yes, no or almost.
    Yes, Unfortunately it. I thank God every day that nothing bad happened to the person.
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nursing Home Dept of Health Violations:lack understanding Coumadin drug interactions
    What scares me the most is that several nursing homes rely on med tech to give medications. Over half the time, the nurses do not even know all the medications that the 60 or 70 plus residents under...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. What to Advise my daughter Nurse or not to Nurse
    I agree and see a lot of unemployed graduates in other fields. I am just trying to get an idea as to how to direct her. I want to help her, not just encourage her to follow in her mommies foot...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. What to Advise my daughter Nurse or not to Nurse
    My daughter is a bright young girl that is a junior in highschool. She is looking at careers and what she wants to do in her future. I am trying to give her advice but not to let my thoughts cloud...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Ten Ways To Know You're Burning Out
    Been there, done that and now that I am better, trying to find away back. I had a great job, that I loved, but due to being burned out, unhappy with the management and several other things, I am...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. RN looking for a job
    I have applied for a job on line at a local hospital. They have several postings over 35 for RN's. It has been a week and I have not heard anything. Should I worry, should I call someone. I am...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  7. which on line RN-BSN would be best
    I am a RN that has attended a couple of different online programs, only to have to drop out for one reason or another. I am wanting to achieve a Master degree ultimately, but need a BSN first, I am...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. Outside Hospital Jobs RN
    I would like to hear more about chart review? If any one out there knows about good paying RN jobs that are not in the hospital setting, I would like information to look into them. Thanks
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. for the love of money...
    I have typed this reply four times. LOL The money in nursing is good, the availibilty of jobs is good. I know people that are out of work for years with no hope of finding a job that has college...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Teaching project BLUES..HELP!
    I teach first aide to the local 4-H kids. It is interactive and it is simple. find and use things that they would have with them or excess to. Such as: baking soda paste is good for bee stings. ...
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Patient Education
  11. RNs in doctor's office
    Most of the doctor offices in this area hire people off the street or MA's. They say they use them for the cost effectiveness. However, they complain about the constant calls they have to take that...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Med error or not
    I am beng told by the nurse, that the way the facility does it. The ward clerk writes it on the MAR and that the nurse is suppose to check and make sure that the medication is written correctly. ...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Med error or not
    This happened a few weeks ago. This facility is in a lot of trouble with the state for numerous medication errors that have been going on for months. They have medication techs that give...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing and tattoos
    I wanted a tatoo also when I was younger, but when I would talk to older patient's about theirs they would always tell me that they regret it now and it is to expensive to get it removed. When I had...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Have you ever made a medication error- yes, no or almost.
    Yes, I have. I have been a nurse for over 24 years and have made about 4 over those years. I have found several of them that someone else has done. I can remember all of them as if they were...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Facility reported to state
    The state coming into a facility is not as terrible as everyone thinks. They have a job to do to make sure that the residents are cared for. If they do talk to you or any of the nurses, remember to...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Your Interview Questions
    I have interviewed for several jobs. If the interviewer makes it quick and sweet and does not really make eye contact, stay away from those jobs. I went for an interview one time were I would be...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Should I stay or should I go?
    If you are asking I would say you do not feel ready. If you are afraid of boredom, check into a PRN or perdiem job in the hospital and see if you can work some of those hours. If you have to ask...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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