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  1. For-profit colleges' alumni often in debt and out of work
    As many have said, you don't know what you don't know. Many people don't know that they should be asking these questions, or how to get objective information about programs. They're being bombarded...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Patient complaint
    That's what I wondered too.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Difficult Co-Workers
    Wow, that's great advice. I'm going to have to practice that line so there is no hint of sarcasm at all! Only innocence and assertiveness.
    Jul 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Courses/Program to take Advantage of Tuition Reimbursement from Workplace
    Can you take a language course?
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. What is the difference between oncology nurse and AGCNS-ONC?
    Also find out what exams you will be able to sit for. The advanced oncology rn exam Advanced Practice And the adult-gero CNS exam Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist I would want to be...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What is the difference between oncology nurse and AGCNS-ONC?
    The oncology CNS would be the advanced practice nurse version of the OCN. CNS's have varying amounts of patient contact- it depends on the facility, the individual, the position. An oncology CNS...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Direct primary care/Concierge care
    I know a physician who opened up such a practice (direct primary care)- just her, no MA, no receptionist, no nurse (and certainly not plushly appointed, but comfortable, at least in the photos I...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Help Me Understand! UCD Grad Student Reflections
    OP, I am in pretty much your situation. Been a nurse for about 20 years, finishing my MSN now. The attitudes you are seeing are exactly what I am seeing. Sort of a mix of suspicion and "oh, I...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  9. Considering leaving after only 4 months...
    I would stay PRN at the first hospital.
    Jun 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Interview Question = "Tell me a time when you made a decision under pressure?"
    OP, I think you chose a good example, since you had to decide whether to follow the safety check for real or follow the peer pressure. I don't think (as another poster mentioned) that the answer had...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. Falsely accused of verbal abuse
    Anytime I've ever reported, I did "have nothing better to do" to ensure safe care. TPTB then will investigate as thoroughly as need be.
    Jun 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. New path to patient centered medical home
    A few things off the top of my head that have helped... try to meet the patient when they are in the office, even better if the doc can introduce you as a warm handoff. You need to build trust. ...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. Does my name hurt my job prospects?
    When you get married (at least in my state), both parties can change any or all of their names for free. I think it's awesome. You could pick yet a third first name if you like.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. Just got offered two positions
    Right, put in your two weeks and let them know the situation. So you are covered on your end as far as professionalism (never burn a bridge!!). They won't want to put any more time/effort/money...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. sodium-glucose cotransporters
    Thanks for sharing this, Alisonisayoshi.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  16. So yea...this wound isn't getting any better...
    What was the hospital staff doing for this patient? Could you find out and do the same thing?
    Jun 16
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Bed Bugs!!!
    In the outpatient (clinic) and inpatient settings, we can't refuse care because of infestation, even if people have such bad infestations that the bedbugs are crawling out of the patient's sweater. ...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Proper undergarments under WHITE PANTS
    White totally shows too though! Has to be flesh-colored. Whatever color your flesh happens to be.
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. sodium-glucose cotransporters
    I too think it's odd. None of our patients are on either of them. UTI and yeast infections as side effects, no thank you.
    Jun 13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  20. Advice concerning learning Spanish
    Good advice from the above poster- I never thought of Skype. We have a Spanish language radio station that I have found really helpful, as I can listen to with lots of different voices and...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. enjoying religion without actually being religious yourself?
    I think that's a great attitude. Religious freedom is a beautiful thing. You go beyond the lip-service tolerance to appreciation- very cool.
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  22. Charting when you are no longer able to obtain vitals.
    Oh, HOURLY??? Somehow I missed that detail. That is just awful. Chopwood Carrywater hit it perfectly. If I was a family member, having a supportive nurse present- really present- would be...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. RN Residency Essay
    This version is much better! It lets more of your personal quality shine through. Best wishes to you!
    Jun 11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. RN Residency Essay
    Can you put something more personal or specific into your essay? Maybe recount a time when you stuck with something long term, persevered, how you chose nursing as a career and tie it into this...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Anyone been asked inappropriate interview questions?
    KatieMI, I don't think it's illegal or wrong to ask about languages- I've seen it on many applications and it's really helpful to have bilingual/multilingual staff, and for others to know if staff...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help