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  1. Banner Del Webb vs. St Lukes Medical Center
    Banner
    Feb 13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  2. Arizona ICU nurses! Are you happy?
    The weather is great now, summer is another story. As far as work goes....out of the frying pan, into the fire. (kinda like the weather)
    Feb 13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  3. Old Question Posed Again...Is it worth it?
    I am considering pursuing WOCN certification because I love wound care. However, after obtaining my BSN (with no financial or apparent job opportunity benefits), I have to wonder if the actual...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. self adaptive wound dressing
    Drawtex is good, but in my experience, it sticks to wounds. Enluxtra absorbs better and doesn't stick.
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. broken nurse
    Before I was a nurse, I worked primarily with men. Sadly, once you anger a woman, there is often a LONG period of retribution. Of course, this does not apply to all women, and some men are the same...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Help! Need advice with tough situation.
    My first (gut) reaction is...stay where you are. The market is tough. If you were hired on your first interview before you graduated, I suspect your employer recognizes your potential. BUT,...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Looking for hospice or pediatric hospice position in AZ
    Thanks for the info. I know a couple of the hospice facilities in AZ have peds divisions, but there may not be any pediatric only facilities. Thanks again
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. Looking for hospice or pediatric hospice position in AZ
    I am currently an RN working in adult care. Finding hospice postions is AZ seems to be nearly impossible. Finding pediatric hospice positions, even more so. Am I looking in the wrong place? ...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. A Nursing Perspective of "Being Eaten":The "Eater" Nurse to the "Eaten" Nurse
    Response to the “eater” Begin not with the name calling, nay “hare-brained”, nay “clueless” Thou hast heard of evidence based practice? Tis not jaded but corroborated If thou seek not to...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My story and some questions from a confused older student
    P.S. Being in your 30's does not make you an "older student" :)
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  11. My story and some questions from a confused older student
    If you can afford to work as a CNA while pursing your BSN, go for it. LPNs are not commonly used in hospitals anymore, however, in longterm care, there are still positions available. If you get...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. Banner Health application question
    If you want to add a cover letter, make it part of your electronic resume file. If you want to work at Banner, be patient. There are many Banner facilities in AZ, some huge, some small, so it...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. And the award for most asked question goes to...
    Running with bulls!
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. broken nurse
    Sapphire18 if I may borrow your quote in response to this post....... "Don't always believe everything you think." Consider that this may be the correct path.
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  15. Our unit needs your good vibes...
    Bortaz, sending you love and light from AZ. I have seen strong, capable nurses lose their bearings after a run of losses in the NICU. These nurses that are always assigned the most fragile...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. I get out on time...
    Okay, give report to 4 nurses on high acuity pts. Even if everything else is done, do you get out on time?
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am being disciplined. What Now?
    [QUOTE=HM-8404;7393901]. Rarely does anyone get blindsided with a disciplinary action. ... What is wrong with accepting responsibility for what we have done and move on? QUOTE] Really? I have...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Case Study: Cyanosis
    As per above, methylene blue and O2
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I get out on time...
    No Kidding! If I have 5 patients that are ambulatory and alert and oriented, I might get out on time. Depends on what kind of mood the oncoming nurse is in. Have actually had oncoming shift tell...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Corrective Action or Bullying???
    Frodo-dog, Under no circumstances do I think you are a horrible person or in denial. I worked in the business world for many years before becoming a nurse, I know that once management decides that...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. I was fired today (I think??)
    So sorry this is happening. It sounds as if he is a giant jerk, as well as a chicken s###. Why on earth would you apply for this job again? If you enjoy this type of facility, go elsewhere. Be...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Corrective Action or Bullying???
    Thank you for the feedback! HouTx, you are correct, I need to stay away from the emotional judgements. Thank you all!
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Corrective Action or Bullying???
    I have been in this dept for less than a year. Almost from the beginning, I have felt that I was not a good fit for the department. I love the nursing, but I am not a good fit. company policy...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Older workers that are new grad nurses, please explain.
    First, I must admit that I have not read all of the responses to this post. So if I repeat something that has already been said. I apologize. I am, in fact, one of those older new grads (well I...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. Telemetry to ICU.... To stay or not....
    Dear OP, Thank you for saying the things I have been thinking. Fortunately for me, I am not a charge nurse, but I am currently on tele and it is horrid! When one pt starts to crump, I feel like...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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