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  1. Philly nurse seeking to relocate in oregon
    Shriners is a great facility, they do orthopedic repairs with no cost to the family, usually kids with chronic conditions or birth defects, the are located across the street on the hill by OHSU
    4:48 pm
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. New Grad...Float Pool or Acute Care Unit?
    If you can handle the commute I would go with job 1. Because of how much precepted time you will get in each unit. It would give you a chance to explore all areas and later on if you wanted to stay...
    5:47 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Philly nurse seeking to relocate in oregon
    Shiners doesn't have a NICU, they may have a PICU, but they really only do ortho. For NICU/PICU look at Prov St Vs Randall and Dornbecher As Legacy Emmanuel has the states only burn unit....
    5:39 am
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  4. LPN Hourly Wage Poll
    I am going to venture to say that is a good rate, considering as a new RN in LTC I started out at $24 and the seasoned LPNs I worked with were in the $18-20 range, that was 4 years ago.
    Dec 16
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. Philly nurse seeking to relocate in oregon
    Portland has the 2 level 1 trauma hospitals in the state, if you are looking for critical care. Look at OHSU and Legacy Emmanuel. Legacy is a 6 hospital system and on the Emmanuel campus built...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  6. Survey on infant male circumcision
    It is a very painful procedure, my 2 sons were not circ as infants and a few months ago my son at 13 had to get circ for health reasons. The recovery was very painful. However I do not regret not...
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Tips and Tricks for communicating with Toddler/Preschool aged Patients
    Toddlers think in concrete terms for example, a stretcher.......they are going to stretch me? Bed on wheels IV is a straw Simple and basic Does your hospital have child life? They are great at...
    Dec 1
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. How Is this handled at your workplace?
    Paid for 2 hrs, see if anybody wants the night off
    Nov 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Missed a fracture.
    Don't worry, you notified the parents the same day right? My a year ago my son was at summer camp (14y/o) he fell off the rope swing, hurt his ankle, went to the camp nurse, she gave him IBU and...
    Nov 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. care plan help, please
    Disturbed thought process related to self medicating...maybe. Look at different nursing diagnosis How if custody was taken away would a nursing care plan reunite them? You would need to have...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. fecal incontinence
    In acute settings, incontinence can be for a variety of reasons. Disease process, traumas, TBI, age. Some can regain function with bowel training programs and therapy.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Why do you want to be a nurse? Interview help!
    Be authentic with your answer. You said there are nurses in your family and you were draw to nursing, explore that some more. You don't have to have an earth shattering story on why you want to be a...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Infection control
    Hand washing? Cough and sneeze into the elbow Hand washing Turn away from others when coughing and sneezing Hand washing Blow your nose into a tissue and throw it away Hand washing And ...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. How do I get ER experience??
    Have you tried applying to ICU's as well? Keep applying to both, as you will need critical care experience for the ED. Work on CE that relate to the ED and be willing to relocate
    Nov 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Are there too many nursing programs out there?
    Yes there is a lot of new grads now, however when I graduated in 2010 it was at the height of the recession....when I went on interviews I was 1:100+ fighting for that job. What new grads get stuck...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Camp nursing with your child
    Check with your camp. The camp where I have been a nurse we go in sessions, so a week at a time. I have gone where my youngest was a camper and my oldest hung out with me and had free reign of the...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  17. Job Application Stress
    Time to hit the pavement. My 1st nursing job, I mapped out all of the LTC and SNFs in my area that was within a reasonable commute. Had a stack of resumes and went and applied in person to every one...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. New Grad trying to get into PICU
    Network network network. Be willing to relocate. My hospital will hire new grads into the PICU, they have to go through the Versant New grad program
    Nov 3
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. Parents required at bedside?
    We encourage parents to stay, but do not require them. Ours is a 24 bed PICU, with 1:2 or 1:1 ratio. Same with the floors parents are encouraged to stay but not required. Many times we have a...
    Nov 3
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. Nurse-Patient Ratios
    Pediatric 1:3 days 1:4 nights....in a pinch we can go 1:5 if we have an aide paired with us CNA's depend on census usually 1, but they get pulled to sit Charge nurse may have 1pt with low acuity,...
    Nov 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Current ADN Nurse-seeking clarification
    Did you try calling your BON?
    Nov 1
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Nightshifts..how to prepare for them?
    Sunday night stay up as late as possible. Drink some coffee around 9pm, do something to keep yourself awake, until about 4-5am then sleep in as late as possible. If you wake up before noon, you have...
    Oct 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. RN-BSN and ADN-BSN Easy?
    The only class I really enjoyed or felt that learned much in was my emergency management class, other than that it was research papers either reviewing them or writing them. Non of which I felt made...
    Oct 31
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. ? about my peds patient
    Used to work in Peds LTC and so many of our kiddos would have constant gas. Ferrell bags work half the time. But we also used another bag, forget the name of it, but we would leave it on and they...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. What is the job market like in OR?
    Apply at Legacy, they have a level III NICU and do hire ADNs. Providence you can't even get past the prescreening without a BSN.
    Oct 30
    Forum: Oregon Nursing


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