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  1. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    Everytime i get a new clinical group I welcome the instructor, and the students, and provide an orientation sheet. Questions may be asked, schedules are explained, and the students are encouraged to...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I want to move out of state!
    Your nursing career CAN take you anywhere...but your impression is mistaken if you think it guarantees you a job everywhere. I have no idea what the job market is for new grad ADN where you want to...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. possible ebola patient
    This particular patient's risk factors end at Step 1. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/ed-algorithm-management-patients-possible-ebola.pdf
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. possible ebola patient
    So, the Congo has been ebola free for 104 days, and the disease manifests within 21 days. That's not an at risk patient.
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Need help with dealing with psychiatric patients post OD
    Who decided he was playing possum? If he had a change in LOC, this needs to be reported and evaluated. Did he respond to physical stimuli, pinch, pressure, scrape sole of foot, etc? Generally,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. I've been a SAHM with one job, how do I sell myself?
    I'd flip the 2 halves of your objective. Delivery of quality care is your primary objectives. Only list those student experiences that are unique, and truthful. Proficient IV skills? Interpret EKG,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  7. Need Guidance
    Most states have a website that lists approved schools as well as each schools pass rate.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Turned down for job b/c no BSN?
    No, it isn't appropriate to ask, although you may get away with asking for interview feedback afterwards. Asking "why I wasn't interviewed, " is like asking "whyWON'T you go out with me?" The...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Are you encouraging other XYs to pursue nursing?
    While I feel there should be efforts to increase diversity in all professions, I know of no exclusion of interested and qualified males from the profession. I'm fine with some PR encouraging men...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. huge moral problem - need help!
    Professional boundaries are that you keep professional relationships professional, and separate from the personal. if you have access to an EAP program at work, I suggest calling them. It's free,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. What should I do?
    Send the email. I've had two jobs where the manager took forever to seal the deal, and I myself sometime take longer than I'd like to before extending an offer. Hang in there, but keep looking...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. PVT no longer works
    :up: And 75-265 questions is for wimps. Let's see posts that say... "my pencil wore down to the nub after 800 questions. Do you think I passed?" "I've been crying my eyes out while checking the...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Photo on your résumé?
    I wouldn't be surprised if some organizations don't just toss resumes with pictures. That avoids the risk of potential discrimination against hiring someone due to race, age, physical...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  14. possible ebola patient
    Good point. 18 countries to be exact. But it it does sound like the hospital did a poor job communicating with its staff.
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Registration?
    What does your search of this topic reveal?
    Mar 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Ready!!!!
    All the courses are going to look hard going in, but they are all doable. I used to buy the texts, look through them, and wonder how I was going to learn everything, but I got through it by taking it...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    Ok. Here is my perspective as a manager: There are so many schools out there that they are begging the hospitals to let them in. I have students from at least 3 colleges, 5 days a week, often...
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Wear gloves during assessment?
    If you choose to wear gloves for routine VS, etc. Please remember to remove gloves and perform hand hygiene after each and every patient. it's unfortunately common for caregivers to go from person...
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. In a women's world?
    Your question is very global, and asked a lot. Tell us about yourself and where you are coming from and you will get better answers. Also, free to use the search function.
    Mar 1
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. FLAME ON!
    I check just to be sure it's not someone laying under a fallen bookcase, wanting someone to contact 911 to rescue her. :eek:
    Feb 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Are men not as neat as women nurses?
    If she couldn't handle a man making a bed, she couldnt handle that. I think her head would have exploded, and then you'd have a Huge mess to clean up. :dead:
    Feb 28
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  22. Involuntary hold guidelines
    Danger to self or others, or unable to maintain one's safety needs. they can be brought in on a petition that is an observer's attest action of behaviors of concern, brought in by police, or...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. Encouragement?
    So, what do you think you did differently to prepare for this last test? it's important to try to figure out what you are doing right, and repeat those behaviors. If you did well this time...
    Feb 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. psych techs working with nurses?
    The MHT, MHW, etc. does rounding, milieu management, is often the eyes and ears for the nurse, assists with hygiene and trays, maybe some group work. While they are a vital link in communication,...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. FLAME ON!
    going slightly off topic: stumbled onto an extremely right wing Facebook page, and seeing a comment blaming Obama & his stance on undocumented immigrants as being the cause of the measles outbreak. ...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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