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  1. 12 hour shifts in public health?
    In some rural areas, Alaska for example, the PHNs travel to villages to provide their services. As one might imagine, it is hard to maintain "bankers hours" when practicing like that. I do believe...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. Advice and tips on completing Time Cards, Flowsheets, and Daily Summary's.
    I wish I could help you... have you asked the staff at the MD office for some insight? good luck to you...!
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Obama delays major part of health law: coverage for > 50 workers pushed to 2015
    Politician of any ilk want a trifecta in elections. That agenda is evident in EVERYTHING they do and in the amount of time they spend being concerned with elections vs. any other productive...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Hospitals / Corporations replacing nurses with...
    The robots should replace the administrators...that would be easy...cheaper too. No big bonuses, long vacations, big salaries...the robot can do the figurin at low cost, works 24/7, doesn't need a...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. legal ramifications?
    I said I would dump it on the floor and call the cno. It will quickly get cleaned if it is on the floor.
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Is health care a "right"
    You are already paying for the cost of the uninsured...you are just doing it in the most expensive way possible. We have had government out of our health care, it has been run by capitalists. ...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Obama delays major part of health law: coverage for > 50 workers pushed to 2015
    We still have republicans in Congress wasting time trying to repeal ACA... how many times have they voted on that now? and how many times have they voted on a jobs bill, or other helpful...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Do many hospice patients also have continuous G-tube feedings?
    Every single esoph Ca patient that I have cared for in hospice with a GT regretted having it place...every one.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Obama delays major part of health law: coverage for > 50 workers pushed to 2015
    I disagree with you and so I, and those who think like me are "what's wrong with America" and an insult to our military??? Really? Cuz, see it is not people like me who want to make it more...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Dozens of charges files in Alzheimer's center case
    Situations like this are part of the reason that it is good to have homecare or hospice nurses visiting those patients when possible. Outside eyes can make a HUGE difference in the practice behavior...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Hospitals / Corporations replacing nurses with...
    Our corporate citizens don't care about the health of the American people...those citizens care about the capitalist laws and regulations that affect their ability to make profit. Our legislators...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. Obama delays major part of health law: coverage for > 50 workers pushed to 2015
    Have you read it? Are you afraid of it? The insurance lobbyists were very busy first campaigning against and then for parts of the ACA. I wouldn't depend upon them for any factual summation of the...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. And what other questions do you have?
    Depends on where I am interviewing... I may ask why the position is open, or what the best parts of the workplace are, I may ask about the management style of the "boss"... I may ask about...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    top 10 reasons against unions: 1) unions interfere with management's ability to treat staff in their preferred fashion 2) unions generate contracts which hold both sides to the agreed upon language...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Hospital policies
    If you were supposed to work that shift and sent home for low census, then yes. No, they don't have to pay you for the "oncall".
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Hospital policies
    Soon it will be legal for all of us to have the "flexibility" to work for our employers without the burden of OT, if some conservative legislators get their way...just sayin.
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Do many hospice patients also have continuous G-tube feedings?
    New patient or new stroke? How long has the GT been in? Has the family discussed the goals of care relative to that tube and the artificial nutrition?
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Registered Nurses: Do you like your jobs?
    After 30+ years I STILL like nursing, I don't always like my current job or employer. I have compassion, empathy, and am sometimes saddened by the circumstances of my patient(s). I go back again...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Obama delays major part of health law: coverage for > 50 workers pushed to 2015
    sigh...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Fired 2 years ago
    Even the POTUS has been fired a time or two...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Cough Syrup - wow!
    I also am wondering about the chloroform...really?...what was that for, sleep? As if the alcohol and morphine weren't enough. Our grandparents knew how to treat a cold, eh?
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. Let's talk $$ for hospice. (Idea lifted from Agency nursing)
    I am not in Anchorage but, Anchorage: 49.50/hr FT 08-1630 fed reimbursement for mileage union job 4-6 shifts of oncall/mo
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Ambulatory surgical centers?
    I would recommend that you research a good triage book and discuss it with your physician colleague(s). There are a number of good ones available at reasonable cost. Generally speaking, what...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  24. Ambulatory surgical centers?
    You have to be more specific... Without some guidance, you will receive scenarios that will convince you that you DO NOT want to be a nurse! You will receive many that are complicated beyond your...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Medication shortages: 'Truly a public health crisis'
    They tried to switch my chemo when the companies intentionally stopped production of generic 5-FU in order to increase use of the new, expensive, oral chemo that has more severe and frequent side...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing News


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