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  1. Nope, you're not going to die tonight...... says the hospice nurse
    I had the same "ick" feeling! Why on earth would a hospice nurse not view a comfortable death as a acceptable outcome??
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Odd requests
    I hope it was a resident physician and not just a patient who requested this! Ha!
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Though reasonable, the policy actually states that a patient without a face to face assessment within an hour must be released from restraints. The trouble is really that we have no residents on call...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Do you have to have a special membership for a PM? Because I don't think I've gotten anything. But I just might not know how to access them. EDIT: figured it out.
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Aha! We are of the same mind. I am looking to expand my skill set beyond psych. Unfortunately, you have to work a full year at my hospital (which is sort of the biggest game in town and my state)...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    I am inclined to agree. What worries me is how little it seems to concern them. They seem content to dismiss the issue simply because it hasn't actually been a problem up to this point. But again, I...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    I do NOT have my own malpractice insurance, but I've just applied for it through NSO (thanks for the recommendation). I should be approved by tomorrow, which is when I go back to work again, so I'll...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Does it Help to Know More than One Language?
    Learning a second language is an asset in any job market, particularly Spanish, but it will give you a good deal more consideration in certain locales. In New York City, for example, you can take a...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Part of the problem is that my boss, the Nurse Manager, has explained this is our unit's policy (even acknowledging that it contradicts broader hospital policy) and it was put forth by the director...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Need advice! Jeopardizing my license? Violation of hospital policy.
    Hey folks, I'm a relatively new nurse (RN for almost a year) and I'm currently working in the psychiatric field. I recently became concerned because I've been asked to do something that explicitly...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Lowcountry job prospects
    I love psych, but I would also love to expand my horizons a bit. Wouldn't mind doing pretty much anything else. I just filled out a few applications to East Cooper in the ED, Med-Surg., and...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  12. Lowcountry job prospects
    I've gotten to the end of my endorsement paperwork and I wanted to get a sense of how the job market is in the Lowcountry, particularly in the Charleston area. I'm a charge nurse on my unit, have...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  13. SC Endorsement online application
    Thank you! For my part I figured out what part of the problem was. I was using the Google Chrome browser and at the end of the .pdf application is a button that says "Online Application" but...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  14. SC Endorsement online application
    I currently have a NYS license and want to get my SC license through endorsement. I'm having a little trouble figuring out how to apply for endorsement online through the website. I click on the...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  15. 168 Application since 8/2010 no job...
    I had this same issue in NYC as well. I graduated last August and I attempted for five months to find a job in the city or even remotely nearby with 100+ applications I never got a call back....
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Moving to Ireland to work as a nurse
    Thank you for your responses! I am attempting to apply for license as both a general and psychiatric nurse so maybe that would make things easier. I am also planning to visit for a couple weeks in...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. no work experiences- seeking resume tips?
    i agree with spongebob6286. i had a lot of friends who had no work experience and just put clinical rotations. i had a lot of non-nursing work experience and put the clinical rotations plus the...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. Moving to Ireland to work as a nurse
    I am interested in moving to Ireland to work as a nurse. Anyone have any insight on this? Are there jobs available for nurses at all? I know the countrywide unemployment is over 14%, but not sure how...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Licensed out of state right after graduation? Or in two states?
    Okay, this may be a stupid question but I just didn't realize it: but you can apply for licensure in a different state than the one you physically test in? You can just tell them where to send your...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Licensed out of state right after graduation? Or in two states?
    I would love to know if anyone has more information on this. I'm in a similar situation. Just graduated in AL, want to move to NYC and am applying to jobs in NY. I'd also like to be able to apply to...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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