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  1. Anything new in the foot care business? Updates on your business?
    Same here. This county and town consider my RN license a professional license to perform specific things. No business license needed! Idaho is pretty easy going though. :)
    Mar 6
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  2. Practicing "nursing" w/o a license...?
    Why doesn't she just call herself "doctor"? Oh, but THAT would be wrong! She isn't a doctor! She also isn't a NURSE! Wouldn't it be easier to just call her doctor since it is so much harder to...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Raises after annual review where you work
    I worked (emphasis on "worked") for a for-profit HCA. One year I received a $0.06/hr raise. Sheesh, why bother. The reasoning was "the economy and you should be glad that you have a job with all...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Order sets?
    I work in home hospice. We have standing orders that are signed by our medical director (some pts keep their PCP but our medical director signs these so we can implement). We also have a crisis kit...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Pain medicine and bone mets
    The OP hasn't had much luck getting information on this post so what is the OP supposed to comment about? Why are you so stuck on how much communication the OP has had with physicians? The OP did...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. employer education
    I am blessed to work at the absolute best hospice employer! We have a full-time pharmacist on staff that is only a phone call or text away! We have monthly nursing meetings were education is done. ...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Pain medicine and bone mets
    My license allows me to recommend anything I want! SBAR! The R stands for something! My medical director expects me to be educated on my patients and anything I may recommend. Sam J., you are...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. doing duties I dont think I should be
    You should discuss the POC with your supervising RN. The POC directs the care you are authorized to provide. The others are correct in saying that to provide more than authorized or to be providing...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Hospice and GIP admissions
    Wow! That's a lot of miles to put on your personal vehicle for work!! Ouch!
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Deep dish or Thin crust?
    Love it!!
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. What won't nursing/medicine be doing in 10 years?
    I suspect nurses will be doing all the housekeeping, cooking, serving, laundry, tech support, unit clerk, lab, stocking, maintenance, billing, registration, and pampering. Oh, lets not forget...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Tired of some MDs....
    Wow. This really is the opposite of the last post you made on the RN who "snitched" on her preceptor for working outside of her scope. I thought you said "no one likes a snitch", even commenting...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Best Podiatry Drill
    I have several suggestions. PM me and I will let you know what I use and where I get them. Plus...pros/cons of the two different ones I bought so you can make a great business decision. Kudos to...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  14. Here we go..... I have 24 Class C Misdemeanors...
    How can child support be taken out of your account if you are the primary account holder and he is only a signer? That seems so wrong to me. They (whomever "they" are) took your money, not his. I...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  15. Assisted Living and Documentation
    I would always document whom you talked to in your narrative notes. I don't understand why your company states that including the nurses name is a HIPAA violation. HIPAA protects the patients...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Pay Off My Student Loans In Full or Make Monthly Payments?
    Pick up (or loan from the library) Dave Ramsay's book, Financial Peace. You will have a clear mind after reading it. Very simple process. So simple...most don't even think to do it! The borrower...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. New Business for RN
    I ditto the field of foot care! Although I do not use a dremel drill (I use podiatric drills) so my start up costs were just under $10K, but that includes everything, right down to my business cards...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  18. Pinning speech-feedback please!
    Congrats on being the MC! I was too! Your speech sounds fine. My advice is to make sure to speak at a NORMAL speed and "pause" inbetween most sentences, especially when transitioning to a new...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Looking for some input and words of encouragement
    Josh, There are PLENTY of RN's here that have taken the plunge with school in our 30's or later. You may just surprise yourself (like I did) that your study habits and attention are much better at...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. DUST AND MORE DUST
    I use a drill vac. When I can't, I have my Miele vacuum turned on to clean the air as I'm working
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  21. What does it cost to renew your license?
    $90 every 2 years in Idaho, no CE required.
    May 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Anything new in the foot care business? Updates on your business?
    I am a sole proprietor. I have a DBA, business checking account, no lawyer, no accountant (for the business...but my personal accountant helps with questions). I use quickbooks. My accountant said...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  23. "I'm not floating."
    I am one who hates to float! I was a L&D RN and would be required to float throughout the hospital units. Floats always got dumped on, ALWAYS. That is the main reason L&D hated to float. I would go...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Personal Experience after Many Years as a Nurse
    I am very sorry for the loss of your dear son. May God be with you and your loved ones during this very very difficult time. I can't even imagine the pain you all are having. Lisa
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Anything new in the foot care business? Updates on your business?
    What state are you in? That can make a huge difference in finding clients!
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing


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