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  1. Home Health Pay Per Visit Missouri
    I work in Missouri, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what they are paid for SOC and Regular visits? What do you receive for gas reimbursement? Insurance? How many visits do you typically...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. On "dumbing down" résumés
    Maybe they are afraid you will not stay. With all your experience, maybe they consider you a hire risk since you are applying for a job below your credentials. That you'll get "bored" with the...
    Aug 9
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Kansas City agency/traveling question
    I know Supplemental Healthcare has a good reputation, and they have jobs from KC to STL.
    Jun 16
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  4. Am I Only one who is irritated by doctors and medical shows?
    Scrubs and Nurse Jackie are the only two worth watching that don't irritate the heck out of me. Nurse Jackie is the most realistic, and even it has unrealistic moments (like going out to eat...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The Hardest Day, The Happiest Day
    Thank you for sharing this story with us. I cannot imagine the pain your family is going through right now. I am grateful that he was able to give the gift of life for so many fortunate people. I...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. A month into my first assignment...how it's going so far.
    Received and thanks!
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. A month into my first assignment...how it's going so far.
    Kc87t I wanted to thank you for all the info you added. I have a few questions about travelling myself. I plan on traveling when my youngest daughter is out of high school (about 5 years from now)....
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Where to get the most experience an a new RN?
    The best ER nurses started out on the floor, learning the big pic, and the reasons why we do what we do... IMO.
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Boy, did I mess up :(
    This is not as big a deal as you are making it, lol. You are going to be fine. Like you said, slow down, and make sure you have everything together before you make calls. Good luck!
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. Frontier Nursing University Bridge Class 111
    Quick question for you Frontier students. I'm a little confused on the required math for this school. It's not covered anywhere on their website. With an ADN, college level algebra was not needed....
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Hilarious maternity nursing sayings/pics
    I love how no matter our nursing specialty, we can all relate to this tumblr. Love it! Thanks for sharing.
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Combative/Violent patients - NO MORE OF THIS!!!
    she's probably angry cause she flunked out of nursing school. if you read through some of her prior posts, they are pretty immature and crazy.
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Surgical/Telemetry Floor Advice for new RN
    agreed. it took me 9 months till i felt comfortable. just promise yourself you'll stay one year, no matter what. many new grads freak out and leave before that year marker because they are stressed...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Geriatric Psyc or Telemetry Stepdown internship
    good luck to you!
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. New RN - Wants to know when to wake up the doc
    maybe this resident is a candidate for bipap or cpap. i would definately get some standing orders for nebs, and maybe see if physician needs to order overnight oximetry for this patient. i don't...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Emptying linen and garbage bags. ..part of a Nurses jobs description?
    i agree that it is about the patients and not us, and that having an attitude about trash and linens can be toxic and a little over the top. however, at some point we should draw the line. we are...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Geriatric Psyc or Telemetry Stepdown internship
    we really can't answer this for you. you'll just have to decide which is a better fit for your long term goals. personally, i think if your heart is in psych, then go for it. period.
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. morphine sulfate given even though has an "allergy" listed in chart
    this should be clarified with the physician that ordered it before it is given.
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Do you stop infusion "for a walk?"
    we were informed that because our facility is non smoking, anyone wishing to go outside to smoke will have security called on them if they insist on doing so.
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. So do you actually take your breaks?
    we cover each other on my floor by giving mini reports on our patients to each other so we get our breaks. on nights when it's impossible, i will fill out a time adjustment form for missed lunch as i...
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "The Code Blue Disturbed The Other Patients" - Shame on you bad nurses!
    is this for real? i wouldn't be able to keep that job for long as i would prolly get fired for my big, fat mouth.
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. uniforms: any stranger recognized where you work by your uniform?
    personally, i like the option of being able to wear whatever color scrubs i like. we have name badges that include the rn label at the bottom. to be honest with you, even if our hospital went to...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Full moon this weekend
    prepare for the worst!
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Has anyone been in trouble at work over what they posted in allnurses.com
    thanks for the advise. will procede with caution.
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do Nurses Still Make *Real* Beds?
    is this thread for real?
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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