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  1. Recent RN New Grad Would Love Your Professional Input On My Resume!
    I agree with the above, keep it short and simple. We don't expect a new grad to have nursing skills or experience, unless you've worked as a tech/CNA/EMT/MEDIC you probably don't have any skills...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  2. How do I explain to my snobby family why nurses are important and worthy of respect?
    How about a simple "I am important and this is what I want",..:) Best of luck to you!!
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Safely administering medications for coworkers violating hipaa if we're not asssigned pt ?
    HIPAA protects private information from getting into the wrong hands. If you are providing care, you need the information. I work in the ED, while I may only be assigned to 3 or 4 patients, not...
    Dec 12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. Are nurses able to shower after shift?
    We have a very nice locker room with showers for the nursing staff in the ED where I work,...but honestly, they are rarely used. We have a few people who run to work or stop at the gym and prefer...
    Dec 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Fed Up with Pain Management
    BostonFNP you bring up some interesting points. I am currently in an FNP program and have spent the last 10 yrs in the ED. The concept of chronic pain is fascinating to me. While we all know...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. LPN to NP - looking for mentor
    Best of luck to you MYRN on your journey!! I did not start as an LPN but did wait almost 14 years before returning back to school for my MSN/FNP. Sounds like you have a wonderful foundation from...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Grad School Requirements
    Private, hospital based college in the midwest.
    Nov 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Grad School Requirements
    The program I just started was more interested in work experience. They didn't accept any students this semester with less than 8 years experience as a practicing RN. My GPA wouldn't have been...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Work Experience vs. Clinical Experience
    My grad program uses Typhon that documents all of our clinical experience throughout the entire graduate program,...at the end it is all there in graphs and pie charts to use for your curriculum...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Ebola and triage
    We are screening people before they enter the triage room,..we have a sign posted asking people to "stop here",...the pt is asked immediately about fever, and travel to Africa within the last 21...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Epic Training - Pros and Cons
    I work ED as well,...I'm a huge MedHost fan!!
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    I work ED,...we are all being told that plans are being made, we are screening every patient, but of course I have to talk to them to do the screening. We have a short term plan to protect staff et...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Clinicals with the VA?
    I tried to do clinicals through the VA and couldn't get the process completed in time,...I was told to expect it to take up to a year for the red tape,......had to go somewhere else
    Sep 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. New Grad NP applying for RN job?
    So,....you are starting an NP program before becoming an RN? I guess my confusion was based on the assumption that you are an RN, and would be working as an RN and therefore could just keep your...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. New Grad NP applying for RN job?
    I'm a bit confused. Are you not already an RN working as an RN?
    Sep 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Average Work Week For a Nurse
    I am scheduled 3 12 hours shifts a week, 7am-7pm,...I usually pick up an extra shift a week,...my department has 7a-7p, 10a-7p, 3p-3a, and 7p-7a shifts available. We are required to work 3 weekend...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Legal ramifications at facility
    I don't believe you are "dispensing" unless it leaves the facility.
    Sep 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Biox vs. Pulse ox vs. whatever else?!
    Almost 20 years here and never heard of it,...maybe a regional thing? I still call IV catheters jelco's and many people stare at me like I'm crazy ;(
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Boycott schools that make you find your own preceptors
    It is interesting to read the different opinions and experiences with this whole process. I work in a town with a pop of about 170,000. There are two major healthcare organizations in my town. I...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Professional Journals
    Do I work? Oh to have the luxury to not work while in grad school!! Kudos to all of you who have managed to do this!! Yes, I do work full time. My school and employer do offer the services you...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Professional Journals
    For anyone who is interested,....I just joined AANP,....it included access to two NP journals,..including the one mentioned above!! Student membership is only $55.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Professional Journals
    Thank you tater.jake!! That is one I've been looking at!
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Professional Journals
    Hi all,...I am consistently frustrated when I do a journal search for a class, find what appears to be the exact article I need,...only to find that the only way to get access is to either purchase...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. CEN Practice
    I took Jeff Solheim's course too,....they actually brought it to our hospital! Loved it!
    Sep 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. ENA CEN practice tests scores
    Me too,..exactly the same score :)
    Sep 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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