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  1. Does this sound like case management to you?
    There is a fine line between case manager and care manager. A case manager actively works to acheive optimal wellness outcomes for the client while being a good steward of the resources available to...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. Advice for new case manager
    Study up on Case Management. A good resource is the Case Management Society of America Standards of Practice. It's a free PDF download. :) Also, if possible make sure your job description...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Air Force
    Just about anyplace the Air Force has a mental health clinic or behavioral health inpatient ward will have a need for the PMH NP. Wilford Hall has merged with Brooke Army Medical center in San...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Which hospital would you get a good chance to go into ER directly?
    It really is going to depend on where you are stationed. If I understand your question correctly you want to join the Navy Nurse Corp and work in an ER in the Navy. To do that you will need to be...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Single parent military nursing?
    A family care plan is a document that you fill out certifying that you have a workable plan for who will take care of your dependent children if you are deployed or assigned to a duty station that...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Student clinical's at VA hospital?
    Best thing to do is find out who runs the education programs at the VA hospital you want to do clinicals at. If they don't have a memorandum of agreeement with your college you may have to do some...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Starting Salary for VA LPN
    If your job in the military is equivalent to the job at the VA you get credit for experience. And you can/may use your military time towards the retirement plan the VA has. If you are a...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Amry Reserve Nurse
    Wow Annette Good Questions: #1 - commitment for reserves is 8 years initial obligation #2 - Deployments can be overseas or in the U.S. Whereever they need nurses. Sometimes you deploy as...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. New Grad nurse wanting to join the Army
    you probably have checked with just about everyone but just in case try looking at this link Nurses | GoArmy.com They have some links that allow you to search for a recruiter and/or contact...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. case management certification
    The ANCC also has a good CCM certification process that is universally recognized. The cost is comparable to the others mentioned and they give a discount if you are a member of the ANA. If you...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  11. New Grad nurse wanting to join the Army
    If you are strongly interested in joining the military one there is another option. Focus on finishing your BSN and then go to work in a high demand area such as ICU, Psych Nursing, or Emergency...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Travel agencies for newbie travelers??? Need advice
    I did a lot of per diem type work with Favorites several years ago. I was pretty happy with them. They had a nice range of benefits and were able to supply the work I wanted.
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Need ideas to reward nurses that successfully pass their CCRN
    See if you can get a place that does massages and day spa activities to give you coupons. Some of them will do a special giving up to 50% off services. They love to do things like this for first...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Why is unionization a subject of taboo??
    You do know that if you belong to a union that you can ask not to pay for the portion of your dues that support political causes that the union supports or contributes to? Or maybe you don't...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. What options does an LPN/LVN have with the Navy?
    Check into ROTC. You may be able to go to nursing school and get your BSN in return for signing up for the military. the Air Force, Army and the Navy all have ROTC programs. The Army has the most...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Looking for Nation-Wide Nursing Organizations to Join
    ANA is still a decent national organization but they have had challenges over the last few years because it's damn hard being everything to everybody. The worst schism's have occurred because it's...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How about travel nursing?
    When you accept a travel assignment you are usually offered a contract. You want to be sure that all of the details in the contract match what you are being told about the contract and that it...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. STUPID interview questions, add yours here
    1989. The year I graduated from Nursing School. "How do you feel about taking orders from a woman?". Frankly, I was glad I didn't get the job. And I never did re-apply to work there. And...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How about travel nursing?
    Travel Nursing is a great way to stay employed, find your next permanent job, or travel (all expenses paid) around the country and see the sites. There are some downsides to travel nursing. ...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. "You cannot have BSN or MSN on your nametag?"
    Welcome to modern day hospitals. Nursing managers aren't allowed to wipe without directions from HR.
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Want To Be A Nurse, But
    Because they are the tender ones. :D
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Shoes for Men in Nursing
    You might try Z-coils. They aren't cheap but they work amazingly well for heel pain, knee pain, and etc. http://www.zcoil.com/
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CNL Masters vs BSN?
    If the CNL degree is trully a Masters degree then I would be inclined to say get the Masters. Additionally, it depends on what your focus is going to be in nursing. The CNL, according to one...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  24. Ethics question
    Yes, you have a duty to advocate for your patient. However, when there is the possibility that the risks outweigh the benefits then your duty is to try to get the patient to understand the...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    My favorite tease for patients is to walk into the room and say "I see your call light works. We will be fixing that." :jester: JKesler the-travel-nurse.com
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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