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  1. Travel Home Health positions
    Has anyone done a travel home health position? How was it? Hard? Give me your feedback. And any travel nurse companies that are the best for home health?
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Nurse wants to volunteer oversea.
    A couple other ones are IVHQ, GVI, and Project Cure. You pay to do this, it's voluntary.
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  3. Homecare Advice
    is it computerized charting? I think that's the way to HH. That way you don't have to go in to the office every day and can chart in the patient's home. I try to chart as much as I can in the...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Not a real nurse huh?
    Jeesh? A real nurse? What's that supposed to mean? We are all nurses, whether we are school nurses, home health nurses, hospital nurses, retired nurses, former nurses, nurse managers. We need...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. New nice car
    Maybe get a small used car like a Yaris, Ford Focus, or Honda with really great gas mileage, is cheap, low maintenance, and inconspicious. Then buy a nice car for your husband/weekends. It's a...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. How to work towards a research career?
    While I do not have any experience in nurse research, I would suggest find work on a gero or gero-psych unit preferably in a teaching hospital/hospital affiliated with a university. Stay there for...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Concealed Carry...as a nurse?
    I think the best thing that your employer should do is hire a safety officer (a vet to give them a job and put their skills to good use as a civilian) to be on-site should any threats occur. I think...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. I must make a confession
    LOL. I'm sure there's plenty of times I would've loved to do that!!. Pack some power bars that you can just chow down for a half minute in the break room and finish the other half before you see...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. embarrassing situation
    hi everyone, I came across an embarrassing situation last week and want to know if I did the right thing. We have our patients write down their medications and we go over it with them to double...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. IV removal etiquette?
    Two questions: 1)how to remove IVs without getting drops of blood on patients? 2) Do you always glove your removed IV and then throw in trash? I just feel like I will stick myself doing that.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Please clarify allergies for me.
    Thanks guys. I understand the whole iodine thing, but the tech(?) was like, ask if they are allergic to shellfish if they are allergic to Sulfa? WTH? Ok well I ask a patient all of their allergies...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Please clarify allergies for me.
    Is there any correlation with Sulfa, shellfish, latex, and iodine? A coworker tried to tell me that I need to ask if pts re allergic to shellfish if they are allergic to Sulfa? Is this true? It...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. oxygen sTaturations
    I HATE Diabaet-ez. Isn't it Diabeeteez?
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Embarrassing/Clumsy Moments!
    I was recovering a patient who was a doctor and could not get the bed to go down straight. so I had to do the head down then feet down back and forth so it was incredibly embarrassing for me. After...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Multi-state licensure?
    Thanks everyone for your responses! I think I will check with the WA BON about making my license inactive. Luckily, it doesn't need to be taken care of until May.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Multi-state licensure?
    Hi Nurses, I recently moved to AZ (a compact state) from WA state (NOT compact). My AZ license lasts for 4 years, my WA state license needs to be renewed every year. Do I need to keep my WA...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Becoming a CM with no experience in CM
    You could always try home health for a year or two. You are essentially a case manager for a caseload, and lots of what you do is help them manage their disease on a day to day basis in their home. ...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  18. How to get position at UnitedHealth Group/Blue Cross Blue shield
    I would suggest doing home health for a few years before transitioning into this type of position. I just got a job with a similar company with 2+ years of HH. You'll learn case management as well...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing


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