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  1. 5 Types of Nursing You May Never Have Considered
    we have a terrible time finding nurses in Mental Heath. now they want to expand from a 10 bed unit to 25...I can not foresee this being easy to staff.
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. First Post- Not a nurse yet... advice for an old guy?
    I went back to school at 45. I graduated when I was 48 from the RN Program, I have Doubled my income and have a chance to try different things. I enjoy JOB satisfaction.
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. First Post- Not a nurse yet... advice for an old guy?
    I started the LPN program in Aug of 2004. I was 45. My hubby was not happy about me wanting to go to college. He thought it was too much for me to handle. I had signed up and promised I wouldn’t go...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Good iPhone app for meds?
    I like Epocrates, it also has the Cost of the meds. I have used it for years.
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  5. Going to Nursing School at an Older Age
    I did the same thing. I worked in LTC, I was hired and working as an LPN and found out they would be having an opening for an RN in about 18months... so I just kept going. I did that job for a year...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Going to Nursing School at an Older Age
    I never regretted going back to school it was a tough 3 years but I have been employed. Each time i have applied for a job i have had an offer. My current job I was even recruited. That was...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. I and O's
    I use the the I&O to track voiding for the care plan. with the new computerized ADL/s it works like a charm.
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. study droid
    what is the name of the app
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  9. Why get my BSN?
    the Market place already demands it.
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Medical Terminology
    I use at work and at home, Most people tell me they don't speak my language...LOL. because of medical terminlology I can dicipher new things. it also helped my with trick questions during nursing...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Not sure what to do. Licensed RN working as tech.
    Start interviewing. I had amazing skills from working in a Nursing home. We did IV's Blood draws Constant assessments. I worked there for 4 years. Aplied to a hospital and was interviewed for 3...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 8 or 12hr shifts?
    I love 12 hours shifts.In my 6 week block, I only work 1 Monday. my weekends off are 4 day weekends. and I have a stretch of 6 days off during that block. You can't go wrong with that. I do like to...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Late bloomer!
    My nursing career started in 2004. I started at the bottom. I worked Nights full time as a NAR and went to school fulltime during the day. I graduated as an RN May of 2007. I was a non-tradition...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. My thoughts on Mental Health Nursing
    My Psychiatrist/MD has told me that I have saved his license on many occasion, because of my Medical back round. I have 5 years as a Care manager for a 68 bed Nursing home ( I did all the rounds with...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Yes, it's possible to go to nursing school and work full time...
    I started the LPN program in Aug of 2004. I was 45. My hubby was not happy about me wanting to go to college. He thought it was too much for me to handle. I had signed up and promised I wouldn’t go...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  16. customer service rant
    Our hospital is doing surveys and stressing good customer experiences. My unit has the worst surveys.... I told the Unit manager that most of the patients arrive in handcuffs...(i work in patient...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Over 40 and Becoming a Nurse....Any Thoughts?...
    i started the lpn program in aug of 2004. i was 45. my hubby was not happy about me wanting to go to college. he thought it was too much for me to handle. i had signed up and promised i wouldn’t go...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. kindle fire
    I just purchased a Visio. It was comparable to Kindle in price and according to the reviews if you want a tablet, order one. A Kindle is not a tablet. It should be here Monday!!!
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  19. Why PDA's and iPhones?
    I have an android and can get many apps on it. I use it every day in my practice... even the Docs ask me to look stuff up.
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  20. Dear Pysch Nurses
    You get that "look" for other areas as well. I managed an Alzheimer's Wing, and got that look. I got that look when I said I would never do OB, Don't concern your self your fellow student nurses...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. Davis Drug Guide/non internet drug book
    I used the Nursing Constellation on a "old fassioned PDA" and yes it had to be updated once in a while but that was done on line....I would check with them Via email and ask the question. It askes...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  22. Nursing Apps for ANDROID
    I used Nursing constellation @ Skyscape. But i use the free apps Medscape and Epocrates and dictionary.com....
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  23. Working full-time throughout nursing school
    I did this also but I did it for LPN and RN. 3 full years, and I had good grades.
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  24. Administrators
    The Last 3 administrators always want to get involved with Nursing.... its where the action is. But that is my nest... Don't mess in it....
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  25. Who has an ASN to Nurse Practioner program?
    Try RN FO MSN... UND IN GRAND FORKS. HAS ONE
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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