Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: elkpark

From Date
  1. BSN graduate without License yet
    Have you checked the FL BON website for information about applying for licensure as a foreign grad? That would be the place to start. You will have to meet FL's requirements for licensure and pass...
    12:09 pm
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  2. Advice about liability insurance?
    It's never "too late." Coverage you purchase now just won't cover you for any kind of event/occurrence that has already happened prior to your having the coverage.
    9:45 am
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Pursuing a Second Master's
    Well, do you want to be a psych NP or an LCSW? The practices are v. different.
    9:39 am
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. supervised by non nurse
    I've been in situations (in psych) over the years in which individuals from other disciplines have criticized something about my practice on an inpatient unit, and I've always pushed back (politely)....
    9:09 am
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Need to resign ASAP
    It's not a matter of whether one "plans" on using a job for a reference. The OP has worked a significant amount of time for this employer. Every future employment application will ask her/him to list...
    8:34 am
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Do you chart lies?
    That's not really "put(ting) it another way;" you're saying that you think those of us who say that we haven't "charted lies" are lying about that. Is it really so inconceivable that there are...
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Lost license due to alcohalism can't get it back
    People who are determined do get their licenses back; I've known at least one RN who actually served prison time for dealing drugs she had diverted. It took her a long time, but she got her license...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Do you chart lies?
    That's quite a statement, considering you don't know any of us personally or have any experience with our practice. So, are you in fact saying that you consider the rest of us to be lying?
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Advice about liability insurance?
    The other company that is commonly mentioned as specializing in professional liability insurance for nurses and allied health people is Marsh. I've had coverage with Marsh for many years. There...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. How long would you wait before you left
    Yes, it would look bad.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Do you chart lies?
    Even younger, "balanced, sober" people can develop acute delirium while hospitalized and yank Foleys and anything else.
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Recently passed NCLEX for Michigan, but need Ohio license
    Lots of states no longer offer temporary permits. You're either licensed or you're not.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. Pay rate of a Rn State Surveyor. Any surveyor
    I worked as a hospital surveyor for my state and CMS for several years in the early 2000s (acute care hospitals, not LTC, which I would hear was an entirely different world). The salary was...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do you think ADN programs will really be phased out?
    Community colleges have a lot of clout in state legislatures, and that is where the change would need to happen, if it were going to. I don't see it happening, at least not any time in the near...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Graduated in CT want to take NCLEX in NC
    Have you checked the NC BON website? All the information you need should be there. Best wishes!
    Aug 20
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  16. HR's mistake hurt my paycheck
    Okay -- so that's "30 sec" x however many nurses your employer employs (my employer employs >11,000), in addition to all the other things the HR department needs to do. Gee, do you think some people...
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NCLEX financial help
    How long have you known that you were going to need to come up with the fees for licensure and the NCLEX? At least for the duration of your nursing program, right? Have you not been planning for this...
    Aug 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Masters Degree Option
    If you're talking about non-nursing Master's degrees. are you planning on staying in nursing? If you plan to stay in nursing, rather than using an advanced degree to get out of nursing into some...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Taking isoniazid while in nursing school.
    I did the year of INH my first year of nursing school. Had no problems with it. I'm surprised your employer was "okay" with your PPD converting, and just gave you annual x-rays. I though TB...
    Aug 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do you chart lies?
    In my experience on a psych C&L service at a large teaching hospital, doing medical management of EtOH withdrawal, one of the things we had the most trouble with was getting the staff nurses to wake...
    Aug 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Which state board to register for
    You can physically take the NCLEX in whatever location is convenient for you. You should apply for licensure in whatever state you plan to live and look for work in. Best wishes.
    Aug 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. What Does "New Graduate" Mean?
    (CNL isn't an advanced practice role -- but I do agree with your general point.)
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Voluntary vs Involuntary Admission on Psych Unit
    What are you having trouble understanding about it? Some people choose to pursue psychiatric treatment on an inpatient unit, and sign themselves in voluntarily, the same as when people voluntarily...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Nurse files lawsuit over firing
    As is so often the case on this site and in these kind of newspaper articles, we only have one side of the story, and we don't know what other information may be relevant. This may be another of...
    Aug 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Does it matter where you get your degree from?
    I'm always confused when people say this (which someone does every time a thread on this topic gets started). Employers don't have to ask you where you went to school -- or are you saying that...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


Top