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  1. Joint Replacement Post-op Dressing Changes
    All our docs like just 4x4's and medipore tape to secure. Of course if it's draining we would reinforce with an ABD.
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  2. Allina System question
    FreezebabyRN - just curious what ever happened with the Allina interview. Did you get a job?
    Apr 15, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  3. Coumadin vs. Lovenox after joint replacement
    Thanks for all your answers. I was just curious cause I'm gonna be on a committee about that. We use mostly coumadin but have a few docs that use lovenox. I guess that may change in the future too...
    Feb 6, '08
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  4. Allina System question
    $38/pay period for dental for family coverage
    Feb 6, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  5. Allina System question
    Freezebaby - that's just health insurance. Dues are $58/month
    Feb 5, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  6. Allina System question
    Good luck on your interview FreezebabyRN!! I work in an Allina hospital and MNA health insurance runs for me $180/pay period for family.
    Feb 5, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  7. Allina System question
    Freezebaby - just curious which Allina hospital did you apply to when you were rejected?? I have a feeling if it was Mercy/Unity/Cambridge/St. Francis that they are harder to get into than at Abbott...
    Jan 29, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  8. Questions about Allina hospitals and North Memorial
    toots - Unity has separate units. It is split up into L&D on one wing and Family care unit (mom/baby, peds, and gyn) is on the other wing. Mercy - I delivered there with my kids and last I knew...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  9. Coumadin vs. Lovenox after joint replacement
    Just wanting to know what everyones opinion was between coumadin vs. lovenox for ortho patients after total joint replacement?? What are your docs using?? Do they have a preference?? Why? Any side...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  10. Minnesota Roll Call
    Not sure if I ever introduced myself on here or not so here goes. I live in the northern suburbs and have been in MN all my life. Currently I've only been a nurse about 2.5 years so I'm still...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  11. Questions about Allina hospitals and North Memorial
    Toots - I don't know much but here's what I do know or think to help answer your questions. 1 - I think they mostly would like you to have experience in other areas before starting in L&D. 2 -...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  12. Pt assignement of 7 or more in rehab
    Regarding transfer training - could you just go right to PT and ask them for proper training/inservice on transfering instead of waiting for the cold day that administration will get to it?
    Dec 5, '05
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  13. new rehab nurse
    That is also why I LOVE rehab nursing - because of the relationships you have with your patients and their families!! It is rewarding. (But then I miss them when they discharge).
    Nov 12, '05
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  14. General questions about rehab nursing
    Brian - I'm in MN also and from what I've seen so far is that a lot of hospitals are getting rid of the LPN's. I know for a fact that Mercy/Unity LPN's are losing there jobs next June unless they...
    Nov 3, '05
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  15. Acute Rehab nursing
    I have never worked the night shift but I presently work D/E in acute rehab. What I know of about night shift is that in our place they have 7-8 patients per nurse, they have a few meds and IV's but...
    Oct 30, '05
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing


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