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  1. finding a contract
    I was thinking more of the line like working
    Jul 10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. finding a contract
    Ok so I am about to start travel nursing is it hard to find contracts? I am a bit nervous been a nurse 4 years and with my current employer for 13 just worried encouragement is welcome as well as...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. good traveel agencies?
    Thanks you New and Apple, I think I might of found one, anyone know much about Voyage, on HH good ratings recruiter very nice and informative, I think I might go with them, so nervous big life...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Dual License
    Thank you for clarification of my post you are right about what I was trying to say, I was at work when I said it so I was typing fast trying to get back to patient care, also I have dyslexia so...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Dual License
    ok this may of been covered some where else but i cannot find it, my emplyoer is in iowa and the have ill, they are now requireing us to be dual license one for each sate, ill is not compat so we...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. good traveel agencies?
    Good morning i am thinking about getting into travel nursing i was wondering what are some good agencies to go through i am oncology specialty but willing to work almost anything chemo certified....
    Feb 19
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Assignment of breaks and lunches
    Ok first I would like to say sorry for missing spelling stuff, I have dyslexia so it get hard some times. Second thank you for the complement yes I did make off both those criteria. UT I have also...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  8. wanting to do travel nursing maybe
    I have been think about a year now or so of doing travel nursing but just not sure 4 years as a nurse 3 as a oncology nurse, what are the up sides and down sides, no kids or wife so I will be...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Assignment of breaks and lunches
    I had this problem once, what I had them do was split up the patients each aide was responsible for say patients room 1-10 the other one rooms 11-20 they could work together if they wanted but I made...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  10. Please help a student nurse
    Could of not said it better myself my cna is my life line
    Feb 6
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  11. Who should make patient assignments??
    Oh defiantly not, my cna has the best knowledge of the floor, on how the patients are doing, that being said she has been a cna for 18 years so she K ow what is going on, I wish at time I could be...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Does Preferring to Work Night Shift mean you're lazy?
    I work night shift, I am not lazy I have lots to do cancer patients don't seem to sleep chemotherapy prep work, and if I do have some down time I am in charge so I have to do that.
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Who should make patient assignments??
    On my floor the charge nurse does, I think that is how it should be as a charge nurse my self I always get the input from the other nurses due to working night shift I have my own team so I don't...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Dual State license
    Ok this might of been covered and i have been lookign on the internet but cannot find it, i currently work in a hospital in Iowa boarders Illinois(not a compact state) i was told that in the near...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Uniform color requirements
    Yea they refuse to change it saying I can wear black or white they don't care
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Uniform color requirements
    theY limit us to us to certain shade of turquoise. and to wearing tights underneath my scrubs I am a hairy guy and normally very hot in nature like my body temperature. otherwise these are good...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. How to make a career change into nursing?
    Might wanna take a couple classes to increase your gpa maybe start working as an assistant again, just a couple ideas
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  18. Worth it to go back for a BSN?
    I would like to add something that Devon said, I started as a CNA to get an idea what nurses do and comfortable with patient care, you can learn alot as a CNA but man when I became a nurse still was...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Uniform color requirements
    So recently the hospital I work at decided to go to 3 colors only for nurses to wear male and female alike to help patients and family identify nurses easier, by the way they still think I am a...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Is there a good way to wear a tie with scrubs?
    I admit the tunic does look better then a standard v neck top but I don't think you could rock the bow tie with it, maybe around Halloween or doctor who events other then that naw man, I am with you...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. diazpem&dilution
    Ok I am going to say this and alot of people will probably freak but I am dyslexic spell check is my best friend problem is not good for meds, there are tricks you can use to help it like I have...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. You Know You’re A *Pediatric* Nurse When…
    This is the coolest thing I have read in I dunno how long thanks for sharing
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Starting the Nursing Program next week, help!
    Careful with the recording I know my instructors would not let us unless we had a reason because of hippa, but good advice do not ask what and answer is ask where you can find it then a lot of times...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Pain meds and low BP?
    I have run across this before on my unit oncology, I refused to give the meds the patient would fall asleep every time I left the room, now if she was awake and didn't show signs of hypotension no...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Freaking out after reading how many people have failed NCLEX!
    All this time I was mis informed lol, well thanks something new every day learned
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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