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  1. Successful in nursing after a traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
    20 years ago, I had a TBI and other injuries associated with falling from a vehicle on the Highway, doing 60mph. Long story short: Coming home late at night, from visiting friends, I hadn't closed...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. Drug seeking patients?
    A wise nursing instructor told me, "It is not for us to judge. Regardless of a pt's issues in the outside world, once they enter the hospital, they are equal in the eyes of the caring nurse." I love...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. MA working beyond scope of practice
    In Ohio, there is a bit of confusion. There are two MA designations. One, like this person I am reporting about, goes to school for 6 mo. and leaves the technical school with a certificate. The...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. MA working beyond scope of practice
    Also, @ Dogwmn, LPNs can start an IV in Ohio if they've received a certificate to do so. They can be delegated to give medications through an IV, under the licensed RN.
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. MA working beyond scope of practice
    Just to be clear, she is not my friend. She is an acquaintance I met through my sister, who used to do her nails and is now her friend. We were visiting my sister on the same afternoon when we had...
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. MA working beyond scope of practice
    I'm not sure what to do here. Someone I know told me this week that her employers allow her to work beyond her scope of practice. I always thought she was a Surgical Tech, although, she never went...
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Which scrubs have some "stretch" to them?
    Nu dimensions has stretch to them-very cute styles and the white pants are NOT see through!
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. Best shoes for school
    I have used Marrell mocs for nursing school and liked them very much. I need good shoes since i have back and knee issues. I've worn Birkenstock for everyday wear, for about 20 years. Love them. I...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Moral/Ethical Advice
    I don't think her education is any of your business, period. Focus on your own issues and don't be such an envious busybody. I've been in nursing school with people like you and it's a real drag....
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Lakeland community college wait list & prereqs insight??
    I am in the RN program also. I wouldn't fret about he wait list if you have prereqs to do. I know the outline in their catalog shows how to take the prereqs with the nursing classes, doing it all in...
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. Nurse accuses patient of drug addiction!
    I say, call Joint Commission on her. She shouldn't be practicing giving flea dips at a kennel, let alone nursing ill humans. I'm sorry, I don't think I would've had a problem ripping that teaching...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Older Nursing Students
    kl2010, statedÖ hmmm, iíve noticed that too. although, i canít care what their motive is for going into nursing. iíve got my own stuff i need to focus on. i look at the first two semesters as the...
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Thyroid out of whack!
    JAW0172003, Wow, 4 years--I'm betting you don't even remember not feeling fatigued. Anyway, I would say, first, does your health carrier require you to have a referral to see a specialist?...
    Feb 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Older Nursing Students
    I'm starting my first semester for my ASN in the spring. I'll be 47 by then. I started in 2005 with pre-reqs, but the waiting list at the College was crazy. I just kept taking classes and now have...
    Nov 6, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Cleveland Clinic RN wage???
    Just curious; why on earth would you want to work at CC??? That place is the stank hole of the Cleveland hospital community: the poorest wages, the worst benefits, their infectious disease protocol...
    Jun 23, '07
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. What do you know about Bryant & Stratton?
    B&S is really expensive!!! I am going there for my first semester then transfering back to my local CC's ASN program. This way I bypass the wait list at the CC, and I don't have to take the NET...
    Jun 23, '07
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Has anybody used statistics'book 10ed by johnston, kuby
    One of the things I've learned from a good friend is most books are only updated to make the publishers more money. The colleges are mandated to update because of their agreements with the publishers...
    Jun 23, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Pay rates...RN to BSN
    (Sigh!) I never said she felt trapped, I said that she can't un-ring that bell. Meaning, she can't go back to being a staff nurse when she's been in managment. With her experiance, she can go...
    Dec 30, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  19. Has anyone tried BOTH Danskos and Birkenstocks?
    Now here is a subject that I know well! I used to work at a store in the Hippy/Artists section of cleveland, that sold them. Dansko are a less expensive line of Birkenstocks. They have something like...
    Dec 30, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Thyroid out of whack!
    Definitly have your antibodies checked, to rule out Hoshimoto's. Next, get that ultrasound to see if you may have a tumor on your pituitary. Don't freak, 99% of tumors are binine and treated with...
    Dec 30, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Care plans + finding Nsg articles: 2 really good websites everyone should know about!
    Here is an awsome site for free practice tests. there is a nav bar to the left for every test imaginable. including the NCLX! http://www.testprepreview.com/teas_test_breakdown.htm:balloons:
    Dec 29, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Favorite food in Ohio
    Tommy's on Coventry, in Cleveland Hgts. The most awsome spinich pie! My fav is the MR3 with falafel, bannanas, curry, mushrooms, and baba! Bellissimo!
    Dec 29, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  23. Pay rates...RN to BSN
    My best friend has an ADN, and was working as a staff nurse for 6 months in a Cleveland hospital when she applied for a head nurse trainee position. She worked with some BSN RNs and the hospital gave...
    Dec 29, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. Anyone know brown mackie college in ohio???
    I have heard of it. I see adverts on TV often. I live in NE Ohio. I don't know what they offer though. There is a new ADN program at Bryant & Stratton though. No waiting list. They put you in Core...
    Dec 29, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing


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