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  1. Speed Shock
    They are talking about not exceeding the mg/min when pushing a drug not the prescribed amount.
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New Grad RN's working in Nursing Homes. What's your experience?
    old post
    May 7
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Disillusioned, stressed, regretting nursing?
    I am also feeling overwhelmed with everything that needs done and the amount of time to do it. I am a new grad in a SNF and only had 4 shifts of orientation and my next shift I will be on my own,...
    Apr 30
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Nursing Student Issues
    It is your responsibility to let her know that her behavior is unacceptable.
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Should I find a new job asap?
    "Overexageration"? Whatever you want to think.... I'm not some naive child that believes nursing is rainbows and butterflies, I'm simply trying to find out the norm for a SNF. I've only ever had...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Should I find a new job asap?
    You are not alone with worrying about working in a possibly dangerous facility. I just started my first job yesterday in a SNF and was told by the nurse training me that we don't need to do...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    The average rent in my area is $500 for a single family home with a nice sized yard. 1. OH 2. 22.00/hr 3. New grad 4. SNF
    Apr 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. So confusing and overwhelming
    I know that it is hard for new grads to get jobs, and feel bad for complaining about this, but I am just so very overwhelmed. I am fortunate to live an a area where RN's are in demand (especially for...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. New grad- nursing home-After interview no call back
    I agree with this. It is very difficult to understand your post, and I think following up 3 times is very inappropriate. I think that if they were interested than that could have even ruined it, you...
    Apr 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. New grad RN seeking first nursing job
    Personally I don't think that it is dangerous, that is how most facilities are that I interviewed with. Several of my nursing school friends work on such units and love it.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Depressed after graduation. Is it normal?
    SE of Cleveland- the Youngstown area.
    Apr 10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    Agree, same way at my school
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    No one said that LPN's are not needed. The OP specifically asked about hospital systems, and everyone gave their opinion and said what is occurring in their area. No one said that they are being...
    Apr 8
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. What do you wear to an interview for a RN position?
    I wear black dresspants, a black opened jacket, with a blue dress top that has a small detail on the front with ruching (the solid blue one in the link-not anything with a crazy pattern), and...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. What do you wear to an interview for a RN position?
    I wear black dresspants, a black opened jacket, with a blue dress top that has a small detail on the front with ruching, and mid-heels that I can walk very well in. I wear my hair down, clean...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Nursing Student reading the hard to find a job after grad posts
    I am in Ohio and there are a lot of job opportunities here for new grad's in my area. I'm a recent ADN RN and am having no trouble finding a job. After one month of looking I have gotten 4...
    Apr 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    No I was not taught that LPN's are bad and RN's are good. You seem as if you are trying to assume that about me because I brought up the point that although RN's and LPN's are both NURSES, there is a...
    Apr 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    Maybe they would go for the cheaper route if patient outcomes were the same, but it has been proven that there is a higher infection and mortality rate with LPN's compared to RN's. BMC Health...
    Apr 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Depressed after graduation. Is it normal?
    I got licensed in February, started applying for jobs at the end of February, and have had 4 interveiws, 3 offers and will be working soon! I am about an hour and fifteen minutes from Cleveland so if...
    Apr 6
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    Oh okay so your nursing program taught you how to pop pills, give injections, hang fluids but did not *teach* you about what you were popping, injecting, and hanging? Your school did not teach you...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    So you do not know any pharm or patho??? I think you misunderstood somewhere, because I know that ALL programs have to teach pharm and patho- whether it is in a sesperate class or built into the...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Would healthcare be considered  a "hospital setting"?
    If you were not hired as a LPN in a hospital, then no volunteer experience would not count as hospital experience.
    Apr 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    So your ADN program did not have patho and pharm built into it? Highly, highly doubtful since it has to in order to be approved by any Board of Nursing!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Did you get to choose your Clinicals site/schedule?
    Nope, we did not get to choose or switch.
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    I also think that the BSN is the better degree, which is why I will have mine soon. But in my area there are no differences between ADN and BSN "nursing" classes (ob, peds, med-surg, etc). My ADN was...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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