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  1. Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy
    Yes, that is exactly what I have discerned, but I'm not going to engage on this one. We are all entitled to our opinions, (actually, that's what all of these posts are about) and if you don't...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy
    I concur. Chemotherapy is not a stand alone cure, and this child will have many more medical issues that need to be addressed in the coming months and years. I apologize if my strongly worded...
    May 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy
    Here's my take on it -- hardcore as it may seem to some. Anyone ever hear of "natural selection"? These people are idiots with 8 kids that will grow up to be idiots as well. Court intervention...
    May 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Need a job! Company closing doors.
    Here is an about.com page with a list of some companies that use nurses for work-at-home jobs. It might be helpful. Good luck to all! Medical and Nursing Home-based Jobs
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  5. Do you wear your seatbelt
    I only wore my seatbelt occasionally before I started to work in our Trauma ICU. After about a month, it was so obvious what a difference a seatbelt can make. As one poster said, seatbelts don't fix...
    Dec 21, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. frenemies
    5 Things You MUST Do, from someone who has been there: 1. Hold on to your written warning -- it's whistle blower evidence. Stop talking to everyone, unless it's related to circulating. These...
    Dec 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. working for united healthcare
    I have been trying to get on with this company for years. It seems as if someone has to die before there is a position open! I have talked to more than a few nurses who work there, and have not...
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  8. Input on Fresenius in WV?
    Thanks for your input! I am happy to report that I did NOT take the Fresinius job-- I couldn't bring myself to try it because I had just heard too many stories like yours! Even now, three months...
    Sep 11, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  9. Any WV nurses with input on University of Phoenix?
    Hi Noryn! Thanks for the reply. Yes, I have heard that the cost is high-- the thing that piqued my curiosity about the program is the way they process financial aid. You take one class at a...
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  10. Had it with Ga and EC both! Not worth my health!
    That's what I thought... I was going to start their RN to BSN program, but decided against it. Now I am looking at UOP. Thanks :)
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Any WV nurses with input on University of Phoenix?
    Hello all, I ran into an old friend yesterday who told me he had finished his BSN at University of Phoenix online, and was recently accepted to CAMC's anesthesia program. He had nothing but...
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  12. Had it with Ga and EC both! Not worth my health!
    OK, at the risk of sounding totally stupid, what is EC?
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. University of Phoenix RN-BSN program-cost?
    Glad I found this thread! I just finished speaking to an adviser/counselor a couple of hours ago-- as of 8-29-08, the cost per credit hour is still 430.00 plus the 75.00 materials access fee. ...
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. Huntington Area Tuition Reimbursement
    Ok, the official word on Tuition Reimbursement at CHH is: YES! for full time employees (any department) there is reimbursement of up to $1500 per year, and for part time, up to $750 per year. ...
    Aug 23, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  15. Huntington Area Tuition Reimbursement
    My previous answer refers to tuition reimbursement for nurses--sorry. I am not sure about other positions within the hospital, but I will find out when I go to work tonight and repost the answer...
    Aug 22, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  16. Huntington Area Tuition Reimbursement
    Cabell Huntington pays $1500 per year for full time employees, $750 per year for part time. Their other benefits are great as well.
    Aug 20, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  17. Rn definitely, NP maybe????
    great questions -- wv is in desperate need of primary care providers--but you bring up some really valid concerns. "...have looked at colleges close by and can't seem to find any that have nurse...
    Jul 30, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  18. Moving home, how's the ICU?
    ABSOLUTELY travel to Huntington if at all possible. I have worked in and around the Charleston area (CAMC x3, Thomas, St. Francis) since moving here 18 years ago and have been sorely disappointed,...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  19. Any WV nurses here?
    Amen Sister!
    Jul 13, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  20. Huntington Starting Pay
    Thank you! I did interview with Fresenius, but was sorely disappointed in both the pay and the benefit package. I've accepted the position in SICU at CHH, hopefully all will go according to...
    Jul 11, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  21. Camc Nurses Satisfied With Pay
    Thanks, I get it now! and yes, i found myself on there... and some very interesting other things as well !
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  22. Camc Nurses Satisfied With Pay
    Having trouble finding salaries of individuals on that website-- Any suggestions? Also, is that over 55k from one employer, or all employers together? Either way, I actually should have been on...
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  23. Input on Fresenius in WV?
    Yup... know the feeling. I am just about full of that place myself. It seems like I have always had to keep my foot in the door in 2 or 3 places in the valley just to be able to work enough...
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  24. Input on Fresenius in WV?
    :chuckle you must've seen my other post! Thanks for the advice-- Truly I am leaning toward the dialysis thing, Mainly because of the paid training. As I get older, I feel like I need a "hedge"...
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  25. Any WV nurses here?
    Your words are so true. Unfortunately, people in this state don't seem to have as many options to fall back on (as far as work goes), so those of us with families to support have to hold our...
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing


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