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  1. wound care certification
    Check out Wound Care Educational Institute. You can earn a WCC certification after 2 yrs of experience. Good Luck!
    Aug 28
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Im Out!
    After 4+ years of Home Health, Driving all over town and not getting paid for it. (I do get milage, but not the time.) I drove over 12K miles in 8 months. est 20K miles a year. My company asks us...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Taking the CPEN tomorrow!
    Good LUCK!!!
    Aug 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. PDN shot and killed
    I carry Mace/ Pepper spray with me and took a Karate / self-defense course. I do have a Conceled weapons permit but only for person use. I would never carry on the job. * If your that concerned...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Is reentering nursing even possible for me?
    You can do it!! take a Refresher course either in person or online. Take CPR and other courses that interest you for example wound care or an infusion course. You have to education your self to make...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  6. Gulf coast of florida
    Check out Gentiva Home Health. I think they are hiring. Good Luck
    Aug 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. HH vs. hospital
    Maybe just take a vacation! Follow at fellow home health nurse for the day!
    Aug 17
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. CEN!!!!!!
    Congrats!!!! I just scheduled my CEN exam. I'm so nervous.
    Aug 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. HH vs. hospital
    Honestly.... I always feel like Im going paperwork from home. In the hospital when your off, your off! Everything has its pro's and con's.
    Aug 11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. PTO after resignation
    Every state is different. Make sure you check what the law is in your state. Sometimes the law requires the employer to pay a percentage of PTO.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. I used to love home health..
    I recently heard, HH agencies are going to get reimbursed for their improved pt outcomes, instead of per episode/cert period with Herg scores. how is that going to work? where is HH going in the...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. ER Interview tomorrow HELP!
    I was asked, "What are your strengths?" and What is your weakness?" ( or need to improve areas?) I hate those kinda questions. You dont want to say "nothing" but then you dont want to look like...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Home Health or Hospital debate
    We all know Home Health has it's pro's and con's. But if you didn't do Home Health, what else would you do? Go back to the hospital (which floor), clinics or LTC? Or stay in home health? Your...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Time spent on charting
    I love when they say, " take the day off and get your paperwork done." haha! some day off. I do love my job, so what is the answer to avoid staying up late doing paperwork.
    Jul 8
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Has home health ruined your bladder?
    Never drink DIET COKE!!! OMG that makes you have to pee!. Only drink water. :yes: You have to plan your route/ stops. Make sure your stopping at 10am and 2 pm.
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. NOVA vs FIU Please HELP?????
    Either way you will graduate as a Nurse. FIU is great! Just dont be in Debt! Debt Sucks! How will you enjoy your paychecks if you have to turn around and payoff your loan.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. mileage
    If your a full time employee you are obligated to drive the distance. If you are Per Diem you can refuse cases out of your "area".
    May 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Input on Gentiva HH
    Does anyone have any recent experience with Gentiva Home Health or Hospice? Thank you in advance.
    May 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Would this bag work for HHC?
    I was offered a rolling bag at my agency and I declined. I live/ work in florida and perfer a shoulder bag @ Hoskins. I walk through puddles, wet grass, dirt. the other day I had to see some one...
    May 3
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Half pay for RN BID Insulin visits daily
    NO WAY! They require a note and a vist its full! pay!
    May 3
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Nowadays, in S. Florida, do hospitals prefer BSNs, or is the RN all that matters?
    Hospitals have to have a certain ratio of RN's vs BSN's to get a huge discount on their insurance (malpractice? ) rates. So it depends on the hospital. They would like to see on your resume that a...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. I'm so conflicted..HELP!
    Maybe focus on learning or specializing in wound care. LTC always need wound care nurses plus it gives you a specialty. Stick with what you love. Good Luck.
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Being an RN in Miami, Florida
    I was a RN in California and recently moved to Fort Lauderdale. Both Southern California and Florida are completely differant. Pay is a lot less in FL, For an RN with your ER experience about $30.00...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. Deployed Army Nursing: 101 Things I Learned While Deployed
    Awesome to read. Thank You for your service!
    Apr 8
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Wound vac
    I agree with rachel0609, Cover wound and wait until morning or they can go to the ER.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing