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  1. Inpatient Psych - Ever call the police on a patient?
    I consider our security team as part of our team; all CPI trained and they know they are there to follow our lead, and to assist. We called police once at another place when an extremely violent...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Best Med
    There are more than 20 LPN programs in/around Chicago listed on the state site, which includes pass rates. The above link is helpful as it points out the huge differences in cost between public...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. Help finding a school
    Education is not cheap, and the private for profits can be very expensive. If you move to go to school, that's even more money. I'd suggest you start with programs near you. Many/most/all states...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Asking about Pto before starting at a company?
    "I'm very excited at the opportunity to work at your facility, and thank you for choosing me. I do have a few questions about the benefits..."
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Best Med
    They are new, so no pass rate available. here are all the Illinois programs: State of Illinois, Illinois Center for Nursing - Education Opportunities
    Nov 22
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  6. Personal Mental Health Issue
    Go take care of your self! Background checks are generally checking for criminal activity or if you are an excluded individual from working at a medicare funded organization, which I'm willing to...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. How does your employer expect you to deal with... *perverts*?
    Frequent repetitious phone calls fall under telephone harassment, which is illegal. also, if your employer is forcing you to continue to listen to someone who is obviously masturbating could be...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  8. Dating a former patient
    Yes. This is the point I was too lazy to make. Do you really want the person talking to patients and staff about your relationshiip? Maybe even your personal or sexual preferences and ...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Psych home care
    Did it for years as part of a psychiatric home care team. Some people with schizophrenia or BPD, but more often depressed or over anxious little old ladies. Never threatened or endangered. ...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Help me bring this into the public!
    The monitoring period has ended. Maine remains Ebola free. No surprise there
    Nov 11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Thank you
    :up: Best wishes Viva, here's to a speedy recovery!
    Nov 8
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Need a Nurse to Interview
    Your best bet is to call your local hospitals and ask to talk to the infectious disease nurse. A big part of their job is education, so they'd probably be willing to meet for a brief interview.
    Nov 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. What do nursing managers expect from new grads?
    I expect you to have the required basic knowledge base...then to show initiative, have a willingness to learn, and to always remember that even though time and money is limited, the patient comes...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Management
  14. Post your salary
    Welcome to Salary.com! - Salary.com what's a wonderful salary in a rural area with a low cost of living may be horrible in most of California, NYC, or other places where it is expensive to live.
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    And when her temp was checked at the hospital, maybe even in the ambulance, with an approved device; she was afebrile.
    Nov 3
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. Continued Education (CEs)
    Free (for now) pharmacology course: NurseCe4Less.com - Pharmacology Basics - Online Nurse Ceus for RNs & LPNs
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. PRNs day of discharge
    Everyone above is absolutely right. I came onboard to a place with some silly rules. One was that you shouldn't give a PRN before leaving because that means they aren't ready to go. Makes no...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    There are some very new members that appear to have joined just so they could spread unsubstantiated opinions.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Maine Med Assn calls Kaci a hero
    I'd encourage everyone to watch the entire video. There's some great stuff about totally foolish and overblown reactions to transmission risk.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Fearing Ebola?  Get a Flu Shot
    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20141030/us-med-ebola-flu-advice-3a53ac6975.html CHICAGO (AP) Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola chances are astronomically higher that you have...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    No, you probably wouldnt then believe. You appear to have joined just to express an unsubstantiated opinion. Some people refuse to believe no matter how many facts they are confronted with.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Help me bring this into the public!
    I don't know if anyone else noticed, but it appears that this may be the only thread the person in question has participated in. She he appears to be primarily interested in being provacative. ...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. Help me bring this into the public!
    Oh, lillbitty...you are all over the place. You demand evidence for what's already widely disseminated from legitimate expert agencies, yet you have the audacity to bring in nameless "sources" to...
    Oct 31
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. Grand jury duty summons
    Cook County courts(includes Chicago), Pay something like $17 per day. Served on Grand Jury for a month, which was quite interesting, but if a person wasn't retired or getting their salary from their...
    Oct 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Help me bring this into the public!
    Has she become symptomatic within the past 21 days? THAT is your science! No, I will not petition against a nurse advocating for herself
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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