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  1. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    Nope. We are a community health clinic. We have networks we work with, but we are our own entity, which started in pop-up tents 30 years ago ;)
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  2. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    What is your concern with doing BP checks and basic scrubbing? She's 2 months away from 18 and will have the same liability as any adult. I can't imagine anything changing too much with her maturity...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  3. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    Great question. I have in the past and get lost in a rabbit hole of a phone tree. Once I did speak with someone and all she said was, "I don't know", not, "I'll find out". Maybe it's improved since...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    She approached us, we don't have a designated program, per say. Again, we are very rural (located in a field, essentially, 40 minutes from the nearest hospital). We all wear many hats and have to...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    We are a small, very rural, primary care clinic. We have a local vocational school that trains CNAs and MAs. Some start classes in high school, which has clinical training as part of the program, so...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. HIPAA and Minor Volunteers
    Hello all, Does anyone know what the law is for holding underage (17yo) volunteers responsible for HIPAA when they are working with PHI? Our IT has some concerns and I'd like to see the guidance...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. ASN - can I get a job as a school nurse?
    Next year, the school nurse at a small rural school near me will be retiring. I have already let them know last year my intent to apply and they were very excited about it. They asked me to volunteer...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Elevated PT, but decreased INR?
    Ahhh...ok. I see what happened. I wrote down his therapeutic range instead of the normal range. Sorry - still getting the hang of this. Thanks everyone!
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Elevated PT, but decreased INR?
    Leslie - the norms for this pt. are PT 9.6-11.8 and INR is 2.0-3.0.
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Elevated PT, but decreased INR?
    That's my confusion. Why is the PT above normal, but the INR is below 2.0? (Pt. is >60yo and 2d. post surgery) Although...it's been hard to get a straight answer about PT/INR levels in school....
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Elevated PT, but decreased INR?
    Hi all, I had a pt. whose PT wa 12.6, but INR was 1.28 (just started warfarin). I am just a student RN, so I must be confused about how this works. Can one be increased while the other is...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. An Open Letter to (Micro)Managers
    That. was. awesome. :yeah:
    May 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Feedback on PCC nursing program?
    Bump - Still hoping to get feedback from anyone who has gone through the ADN program at Pueblo Community College?
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  14. Feedback on PCC nursing program?
    Has anyone gone through Pueblo Community College's (Durango) nursing program? What did you think of it? I am trying to decide between this program and San Juan College (NM) for the fall. TIA!
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  15. Feedback on San Juan College nursing program?
    Has anyone gone through San Juan College's nursing program? What did you think of it? I am trying to decide between this program and Pueblo Community College's (Durango, CO) for the fall. TIA!
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  16. Concorde
    In AZ, there is the Banner Nurse Fellows program through the Maricopa Community College system. It is very competetive, but if accepted, they waive your tuition in exchange for a 3-year commitment to...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. RSAA Grads - peripheral question
    Thanks for asking! :) I LOVE it. It's mostly review for me as I've been through all of the nursing pre-reqs, but the instructors are fabulous and they take their Boards pass rate (highest in the...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  18. RSAA Grads - peripheral question
    I am starting the CNA program at RSAA tomorrow. They mentioned that we should bring ID, birth certificate and CPR cert, but I completely forgot to ask about what to wear and what to expect for lunch....
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  19. Gross me out!
    Wow - that is all really, really disgusting. Thanks :) I have a pretty unnatural fear of something that would probably come up in nursing stories, and has. I'm hoping if I hear and picutre...
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Gross me out!
    Thanks! That was exactly what I was looking for :devil:
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. DUH!  A&P TIPS
    Taken and noted. Something about getting it on with my textbook, right? ;)
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. WOW! just moved to AZ BANNER Q's
    ASU is switching to the TEAS because the company that distributes the NET was just bought and the new owners do not want to continue on with the NET. If this is true, then the changes will take place...
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  23. DUH!  A&P TIPS
    Oh my gosh, this is hysterical. Sweet, sweet lovin' :1luvu:
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Gross me out!
    I know this sounds crazy and morbid, but I would really like to be grossed out with tales of nursing downsides. Let me explain... I am really excited to be a nurse. I still have a year of pre-reqs...
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Older Student looking for e-mail buddies
    LOL - Thanks for pointing that out! I just read the first few posts and the last recent post!
    Nov 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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