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  1. Hospital cancelled my contract!?!
    Karen, Let state some facts: You stated in another post you have a BS instead of a BSN. (no comment) You also stated you went straight into administration and you were "published" before you...
    Mar 2, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Hospital cancelled my contract!?!
    Karen, While you "spout" there are statistical facts, you give no references to back up your claim. And until you cite some references, your argument is invalid. I have been a traveler for...
    Feb 20, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. BCAT exam for critical care nurses
    The BKAT is not designed as a "pass or fail" exam. It is an educational tool that, according to the author, is to be used for determining the educational requirements of nurses. There are BKAT's...
    May 16, '04
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  4. Ventral Septal Defect
    Well, I got here in Seattle to see my HUGE daughter. A little excitement last week (started labor WHILE I was at home in SD.....!!!) but then it stopped; now with just intermittent contractions,...
    Mar 28, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Ventral Septal Defect
    OH, THANK YOU GUYS VERY MUCH for the info, hugs, and good vibes!!! Jolie: Thank you for a very GOOD in-depth answer to my questions in my head! It is VERY difficult to have my daughter ask her...
    Mar 17, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Ventral Septal Defect
    Ok, I will confess: I know 'nuthin 'bout birthin babies!!! (Gone With the Wind) So, here is my scenerio (oh, BTW, I am a ICU/ER RN): My daughter is about 36 weeks. Was dx with gestational...
    Mar 17, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Any travel nurses out there?
    Yes, Delphi is alive and well. www.delphiforums.com and then go under the travel section. The forums name is Travel Nurse and Therapists. SUCH good info there!:)
    Feb 8, '04
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. Travel nursing issues/concerns
    I agree! But when the "men" in the article were addressed as "Mr." Brian so-and-so, I should have been addressed similiarly. I would have RATHERED that we would have ALL been addressed by our...
    Feb 2, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Travel nursing issues/concerns
    Thanks for the clarification, Tom! I am very familiar with HT Magazine! I was interviewed for an article in April 2003 concerning Urban vs Rural assignments (the ONLY traveler interviewed, I...
    Feb 2, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. nurses were ordered to lie and key drugs weren't given. Criminal inquiries could be l
    This is ABSOLUTELY horrifying!!!! I am not going to totally side with the nurses (esp when they admitted they were not trained for what they were caring for........REFUSE to accept the assignment,...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Travel nursing issues/concerns
    I agree with BagLady. A little wary of answering questions to an unknown, but would be VERY willing to give an interview to answer your questions! I have traveled almost 3 years, not as long as...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. traveling with family
    I will start by saying that I have never been on assignment in Hawaii and I do not travel with a family: Hawaii, typically, does not pay very well. Most companies do shared housing, so if you...
    Jan 29, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Travelers from SD????
    The article is in the Jan 19, 2004 edition. Bill Cissell was the author. Of course, I get it online, so I am not sure which section. If you look for it online, you have to go to the archives. ...
    Jan 21, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Any travelers who are from SD?
    No, unfortunately, I don't. Haven't been home since Sept!!!!:o
    Jan 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Any travelers who are from SD?
    I am a traveler presently in Lebanon, NH. My permanent home is in Lead, SD, and I receive the Rapid City Journal online everyday. On Mon 1/19 there was an article concerning the strides that...
    Jan 20, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Travelers from SD????
    I am looking for travelers who are from SD and are willing to be interviewed for an article about travelers in the Rapid City Journal. RCJ had an article Mon 1/19/2004 concerning Rapid City...
    Jan 20, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Any travelers from SD????
    I am looking for travelers who are from SD. I "live" in Lead and am a traveler presently on assignment in Lebanon, NH. I am looking for travelers are from SD who would be willing to be...
    Jan 20, '04
    Forum: South Dakota Nursing
  18. The Case for Practicing Nursing in Las Vegas
    Ya, but the healthcare is Vegas is SCARY!!! NEVER want to be a patient there or work there AGAIN! Until they get there act together!
    Jan 17, '04
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  19. Las Vegas hospitals opinion
    Personally, I think the healthcare in Vegas is scary! When I was there on assignment (at Valley in the IMC) it was HORRIBLE! (I was there for my first assignment in 2001). Told everyone there if I...
    Jan 13, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Taking boards pre-computerization
    OMG! You guys are giving me FLASHBACKS! Phoenix, July 1993: *******' HOT! 2 days of tests. In between going back to the hotel, sitting by the pool, telling each other "Did you get this...
    Jan 13, '04
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Do you sedate your pts to make them sleep?
    laurakc: He was having pain in his shoulder and back. I gave him Dilaudid twice and tylenol once. I am not sure if I posted this already, but I do not EVER sedate a patient just so I will have...
    Jan 12, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Do you sedate your pts to make them sleep?
    Thank you all for your responses. I wanted to see what others opinions were. I have NEVER sedated a patient just to "make them sleep - shut them up". But in my travels I have found some night...
    Jan 10, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. I keep reading about agencies?
    Usually, no benefits, hours not guaranteed. Some don't even take out taxes! (you are considered an independent contractor).
    Jan 9, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. opinions Crosscountry Travcorp
    I agree about RN Network. I have been with them AND the same recruiter for almost 3 years. The few problems I have had have been recitfied immediately.
    Jan 9, '04
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Do you sedate your pts to make them sleep?
    Last noc, I had a patient (I have taken care of him a lot in the past couple of weeks) that makes noises - grunting, funny noises - when he is awake. When he is asleep, he doesn't make the noises. ...
    Jan 8, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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