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  1. Declining new patient soc
    You did the right thing. If you are not competant at doing the task safely then don't do it. If you were to have done it, a small mistake could be fatal to an infant. Its better to just decline a...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. How to pump breast milk on the go?
    Hi, I was wondering how home health moms pump milk on the go? I will be starting a new hh position next week and have no idea how I'll be washing my supplies or storing my milk for 8 hours during the...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Impossible to get into another field of nursing! Advice pls!
    Thanks for the advice. I do apply but the problem is that online applications don't see the interest. I think it automatically kicks out resumes one you hit the button that shows you don't have...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Impossible to get into another field of nursing! Advice pls!
    I've been a med/surg/tele nurse for 3 years and am tired of the hospital environment and the stress of the unpredictability. I want to move onto something like pre and post op care, Pacu, or even...
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Is 2 years experience charge nurse ready?
    I have 2 years on med/surg/tele. I regard myself as charge nurse material in terms of leadership management qualities, but my fear is that my knowlege base is that of two years and may hinder my...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Is turning dying patients comfort care or not?
    I work on an acute medical floor and I had a patient who was on comfort care, pretty close to death, and a two week old hip surgical site from a recent fall. There was a debate whether or not to turn...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. 5months pregnant. Should I apply to new job?
    Thanks. I will go ahead and try!
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 5months pregnant. Should I apply to new job?
    I have my husband's insurance. I just want to know if I'm wasting my time at the interview. Will the manager just take one look at me and not want to hire me kinda thing. Thanks.
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is nursing worth it??
    Another option besides nursing if you are interested in healthcare on a public level or global level is to pursue a degree in public health. It is more in the business admin side where you would work...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 5months pregnant. Should I apply to new job?
    I am 5 months pregnant and my baby bump is obvious. I work per diem at a small community hospital that is possibly going to close in the near future and I am also getting a lot of cancelled shifts...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Help- need to have ideas- new job
    What about moving to more administrative positions such as CNL, Nurse Educator, or infection control. You can also try occupational health. Hope that helps.
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. should i stay or should i go
    If you are not taking breaks, its either you work on a poor managed unit or that you cannot time manage very well due to the workload. I suggest re-evaluating why you got into nursing. Was it because...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Do I need to renew my BC RN license if I am working in the US?
    Thank you for your response Janfrn. I will do that.
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Do I need to renew my BC RN license if I am working in the US?
    I am a Canadian nurse from British Columbia about to work in California on a t4 visa. Do I need to maintain a practicing RN license in BC? I think I may of read somewhere that I need a practicing...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Canadian TN, HR startdate in California, and SSN dilemma
    Thank you so much for your helpful and informative advice, Juan! I will do that. I think she already knows that my start date is going to be delayed again, but hasn't mentioned it. I'm anxious that...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. NCLEX-Fingerprint Card Rejection
    You could just do a fingerprint live scan when you get to the US??? Its in their system in a matter of days. Cali will take a month or two anyway to process your fingerprint cards and get the...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. TN Visa Requirements
    I agree with Silverdragon! This is called dual intent (in the case that your husband is american citizen) Don't tell them you are engaged to an american citizen!!!! as that will red flag you and you...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. social security number
    Hi. What country are you from? You have to go to a social security office to get your SSN after you provide them with proof you can work in the US such as a TN, H1b, or green card. If you...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. CGFNS
    They have poor customer service. But from my experience with CGFNS, once you they recieve a document from you, it takes 7-9 business days for it to be put in the computer as recieved and then another...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  20. Nclex Application
    Don't apply to write your NCLEX out of California because that is the poorest board of nursing. They take forever to process anything! If you plan to immigrate to the states, make sure you get your...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Canadian TN, HR startdate in California, and SSN dilemma
    Yes, I have already gone to the border and they said they issue a TN only within a week of the start date. Already worked with an immigration lawyer - they can't do anything about customs, and HR...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. SSN
    SSN
    I am a Canadian Nurse. I was issued a California RN license on June 2010 from licensure by examination meaning I took the NCLEX and got my license thereafter. On the application, I put down my...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Canadian TN, HR startdate in California, and SSN dilemma
    Hi, I am a Canadian citizen who has a job offer with California Sutterhealth on Febuarary 14th. I have all my documents ready to get my TN. Unfortunately, the boarder will not issue the work visa...
    Jan 7, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. SSN
    SSN
    I'm a Canadian Nurse and I applied for licensure and Nclex exam in California and as I got license without a SSN. I don't know why you wouldn't. In terms of getting a work visa, that is totally...
    Jan 7, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. TN help/advice for canadian
    I am having a problem with the hiring process. I understand that I can only have my TN granted to me within 5 days of my indicated start date. The problem is that 5 days doesn't give me enough time...
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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