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  1. Excelsior and Georgia RN License
    I graduated in 2010. I currently work in a Level 1 trauma center in philadelphia so with documentation I shouldn't need a preceptorship
    Jul 22
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. 2014 camp work thread
    We have a bear that visits the Health center everynight. So now we have resorted to putting any food out in the am.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  3. Practical scrub color in Dialysis...
    Nurses wear blue at my hospital and I have bleach on almost every pair. I used to be a very stylish nurse before I went in to dialysis. I used to wear white pants on bleach days
    Jul 10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  4. Why Do Not More Clinics Push Home Dialysis?
    I talk to pts all the time about home hemp they usually just say they have no help or don't want to do it. I especially ask my more difficult pts who always complain and never are happy with anything...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Travel Nursing
    Try the clep or Dante's exam Public speaking. Just google it for more info, or go to degreeforum. Net and you can find some info on this exam
    Jun 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Waiting to Travel?
    I have always wanted to be a traveling nurse, even before I became a nurse. I became an Lpn in 2008 and an RN in 2010. I then became a dialysis nurse, I still have the desire to travel as a dialysis...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    I had a pt on the bent who was known to get anxious. She had coded 2 previous times and was always anxious after that. Her sister arrived and told me she had a bowel movement, I went to clean her up...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. 2014 camp work thread
    Camp starts on June 28 so excited to start my 6 th year at Camp Vacamas in NJ. Will only be there a few days a week though but still excited to pack my kids up
    Jun 3
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  9. Insight** RN Relocating to Fayetteville
    I currently live in Philly, work st Temple Hospital. Looking to move to Atlanta, no info to offer you, just want to say good luck on your move. I can't do Philly anymore Lol
    Jun 3
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. Fresenius Call Back pay
    I was an acute RN for FMC. When we got called back in we clocked in upon arrival
    May 29
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. Excelsior college
    If you check on the GA Bon site they answer those questions. I'm just starting the process also to be licensed in Georgia. I also heard that Excelsior will assist you with info on applying
    May 29
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. New to Dialysis - What's the deal?
    Been a dialysis RN for a little over 2 years, in chronics and acutes. My techs generally love me because I will jump in and help out. Trust me, learn your machine, it takes off so much stress when...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Employee health
    We generally handle anything over the counter, colds, rashes, etc in the health center. If the counselors are local, they are usually on the parents insurance. We do send to the urgent care center or...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  14. trips
    We pack our meds in labeled envelopes with instructions for them to be given. Usually the senior staff gives them, only our teens go away for extended days. The younger kids on overnights we...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  15. Open visitation during acute dialysis
    Theres no policy at my hospital besides, putting on and taking off. So I just base it on how annoying the family is, on if I put them out. Generally, the floor nurses don't know the policy and they...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. National Shortage of Normal Saline
    I heard that it was a shortage also. When I orde a few cases I was only sent 2 cases. I don't think they understand that in dialysis we can't run with out saline. Luckily I was working at a small...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. 2014 camp work thread
    Yes I think that's just camp nursing. We have had nurses who want it to run like a doctors office, that is not the case. We take the good and the bad and try to have a great summer. I love camp...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  18. Seeking advice regarding Ultrafiltration rates
    The UF goal is a prescription, any changes to that must come from the Physician. Now we know that we adjust it all the time. But in a sticky or really unsure call the physician, and document very...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  19. Dialysis Nurse Survey-MSN Capstone
    I have completed the survey
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. Seeking advice regarding Ultrafiltration rates
    If you want to remain a dialysis nurse, then please do not take blame for what you patients do. You will be burnt out very quickly. I have done chronics and acutes, we run into the same thing. I...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  21. 2014 camp work thread
    I hope to be returning to Camp Vacamas in West Milford, NJ. This will be my 6 th year, I started as an Lpn and now I'm an R.N. Now I just volunteer a few days a week for my childrens tuition. I have...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  22. Late patients
    We had them sign a contract and if they continued to be late, then they were placed on the second shift. We also took them off at there scheduled time no matter when we got them on. You gave to treat...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  23. Excelsior College LPN to RN Questions
    Yes you just have to prepare and study for it.
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  24. Greetings from Israel
    Welcome, to All Nurses from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!!
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  25. Officially giving up
    Have you tried upstate Ny? Like Albany, Plattsburgh, Catskills? I heard its freezing up there but I heard they hirenew nurses. I had got recruited for a Plattsburgh hospital as a new R.N but I didn't...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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