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  1. No teamwork in ED
    it's weird, but I feel like the "teamwork" in the ED has fell to the wayside in the last few years.
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. DNR patient coded
    I agree.
    Feb 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Ohio Waterbirth Locations or CNMs
    I had a homebirth in Ohio. I had a lay midwife in attendance and she does waterbirths. I PM'd you with her information.
    Feb 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. grounds for breaking contract?
    I agree with Suzanne and Elkpark. Get EVERYTHING in writing. You will learn from this assignment, and your next one will be better.
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Completion bonuses?
    I agree 100% with this.
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Narrow job search with location and/or climate search
    I always work with at least 3 agencies ( meaning that they have ALL of my paperwork, and I can be submitted in a moments notice). Sometimes I know the exact hospital that I want to go to, so...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Getting licensed in new State to travel
    My best advice is to have AT LEAST your temp license in hand before you head off to the assignment. Best of luck to you in Washington!!
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Reality of Travel Nursing?
    Travel nursing is great! I will honestly tell you that I had higher visions of it when I was still a nursing student though. I do travel nursing to see the USA, see how healthcare is different...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Nurse organizing in Houston
    I'm in Houston at the moment and haven't heard about any organizing here. Let me know if you find out anything!!! On the other hand, cyfair aka cypress fairbanks is a great ER to work in. I...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. moving to san diego, looking for a trauma ER job
    I probably should tell you that my experience in UCSD's ER was fantastic as a travel nurse!!! I was a bit let down though because the trauma patients go directly to the ICU for rescutation, and...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Advise on how to deal "bossy" colleagues?
    I work with a new grad nurse that is very bossy, and she even thinks she's in charge when she isn't. I mostly steer clear of her, but when she takes a tone with me I either ignore her, or laugh.
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. How do you treat headaches?
    The most effective way i've seen a headache treated was reglan 10mg ivp, benadryl 25mg ivp, and 1 liter .9ns wide open. I'd say within 10 minutes just about all of my patients with headaches were...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Is it a HIPPA violation?
    If the charge nurse brings up the BAC while you are talking to her, it's a definite hippa violation, because she had no business in your chart. Also, BAC are not done on any "accident" that I...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. Documention in the Emergency Dept.
    The way it was explained to me is that each year medicare changes what exactly it will pay/reimburse for. This year it just happens to be start and stop times on IV infusions. It's weird...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. I need a travel buddy!
    I'll go with you. I'm in Houston until the end of October. I've worked in San Diego before and definitely look forward to going back. I travel with my 8 year old son.
    Sep 2, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. About a year and a half of experience...
    I started traveling after just one year of ER experience. I also felt like a fraud, but as the weeks went on I realized I was learning MORE, just by being a traveler. Always fill out your...
    Sep 2, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Bad start to new assignment and company!!
    completely unacceptable. I would have definitely gotten a hotel for that first night and had the company reimburse me.
    Sep 2, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Searching for work ...Strike Nurse
    USnursing is probably your best bet if you are looking to staff strikes. Their site posts current as well as prospective strikes. Just make sure they have all of your info/credentials so that you...
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Texas Ready Nurses preparing for Hurricane Dean
    I'm working as a traveler in Houston, and haven't gotten the information. Also my ER is not doing anything special to prepare.
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. How did you pay for nursing school?
    I got pell grants, and I'm still paying off my student loans..
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. transferring pts. from ED to floor
    As an ED nurse I've seen this done a number of ways. The most effective was when the entire hospital was "on board" with an understanding of ED holds, and overcrowding. The floor nurse had no...
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Steps to take to become a nurse recruiter
    just apply! good luck!
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Anxiety before work
    I've been an ER RN for just over 4 years now and I still have this feeling the night before and on my way to work. I can't quite put my finger on it. I love my job. I really like the people I work...
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. propofol
    once again................it depends on the state you are working in and the nurse practice act for that state. i've been in both types of states................
    Mar 28, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. EWWWW, something doesn't seem right to me here!!
    ED RNs normally place them in a cidex solution so that they never leave the department............i'm sure this is for cost effectiveness......I work in a 58 bed ED.
    Mar 28, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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