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  1. Drug Testing for Newly Graduated RN
    While I agree it is foolish that the OP smoked marijuana at all, I believe that most employers will just obviously not hire the person. I don't think they report to the Board. Why would they if...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Two new grad offers which one to choose???
    I don't know the small hospital seems like a dream. You could cross train and get skilled in all types of units.
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Glendale Memorial
    Hello all, Just wondering if anyone works at Glendale Memorial and how it is etc... Specifically asking about tele unit but general info is good too. Thanks!
    Aug 26
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. Just ONE CNA on night shift?
    Yeah it does seem that at a lot of places the CNAs don't do vitals. That's OK I guess as long as I plan on being organized. Thanks again.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Just ONE CNA on night shift?
    Thanks all for your suggestions. I'm not against nursing doing their own vitals, it is just that sometimes and the start of your shift there is so much going on that vital signs is one more thing to...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Just ONE CNA on night shift?
    I agree that it seems safer with CNAs. I agree that more RNs mean safer outcomes, but having CNAs to be also on the lookout seems appropriate. I see hospital systems all around using CNAs less and...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Just ONE CNA on night shift?
    Apparently we'll have four patients each, three if we have a gtt. I guess that is not too bad.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Just ONE CNA on night shift?
    Hello, I'm just wondering how others handle the night shift when there's one CNA only for up to 36 pts. The charge makes two of your patients total care, where you do the vitals, turns,...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Modesto or Oakland?
    Hello all, Anyone have experience or knowledge of Highland Hospital (formerly ACMC) or Modesto Memorial in Modesto? I'm trying to decide between two offers. Thanks! P.S. I know Oakland is...
    May 21
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. Working at the VA in San Diego
    Hello all, I'm close to getting a contract at the VA (need to do the testing) and am wanting to hear from nurses who work at the VA in La Jolla and how it is. The nurse manager that...
    May 10
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Going back to RN-BSN without concurrently working
    Bump please
    Apr 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  12. Going back to RN-BSN without concurrently working
    Hello, I know there is a plethora of RN-BSN programs out there and I want to do one of the programs but I have a problem. Because of personal problems, I have not been able to work steady and...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    I did purchase the book by Albert Ellis and love it!! It is hard to stop those damaging beliefs that are so ingrained but I am hoping with time I will be able to. The point is to keep at it I know....
    Mar 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    You guys aren't losers, none of us are. We just have problems with anxiety. WhomeRN, I'm sorry to hear what happened. Things like that can definitely make one feel afraid of future jobs. I wish...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance?
    Hello all! Just wondering if anyone has anything to say about Little Company of Mary in Torrance, especially on their tele floor. Do they have CNAs? How is it? Thank you!
    Mar 13
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them
    At a hospital in CA there are nurses that do 24 hour shifts (a 12-hour double). I am pretty sure that is illegal. Should I notify the state or and/or JC?
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Mistakes are Inevitable: No one is perfect.
    great article and engrossing!
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    I have some insight into my problems, but insight is overated. It doesn't solve any of my problems. I live across the border from San Diego in Tijuana and there aren't CBT groups here I have a CBT...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    4 to 6 12-hour shifts a week? Wow, and you can't work less? Wow, I tip my hat to you, wish I could just do three nights a week.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    Tricia, thank you for your kind post. You're right in that I do expect way too much from myself and I put myself down a lot. This is something I learned from both my Mom and Dad. They always put...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. The Stranger Within: It Does Get Better
    Viva, I loved your essay. I hope that I can also salvage my nursing career. I don't know if I can continue to be a floor nurse and this scares me more than anything. The other thing is I...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    Viva, I see you're from the PNW. I was born and raised on the Eastside of Lake Washington in the Seattle area. I love it there. My parents are up there still and so many times I've considered...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    HeartRN and Viva, Thank you so much fo your comments. It is heartening to know that I'm not alone. However, it is scary to think that I may have to gie up hospital nursing someday. It is...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. Has anyone worked at any of the Sutter Hospitals as a traveler or contingent staff
    Also in some Sutter facilities, they work eight hour shifts while the travelers are 12 hours. Therefore, I can see how the float-after-4-hours could occur.
    Feb 21
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. I am a good nurse, just in a bad rut that I so badly want to get out of
    Hello all! So I've dealt with anxiety and job problems all my life and one of the only things that I did complete and do well in my life was nursing school. It was due to me having a great...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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