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  1. New grad working two RN jobs?
    I wouldn't worry about telling your first job, the casual job scheduling should be dependent on your first job schedule.
    Jun 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Liberia: Nurses Abandoned Redemption Hospital
    I would not take the risk of carrying it home to my family.
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. The car seat test
    He was premature and you are upset they wanted to make sure he didn't smother in a car seat before being discharged?
    Jun 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Walkie Talkie
    A walkie talkie isn't always AAOx3....sometimes just to self.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Walkie Talkie
    In the nursing home setting it is used and no I don't find it offensive.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. G - tube
    Usually this is a liquid sublingual not to be through g-tube which defeats the purpose.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Discrimination against hiring Veterans
    There is more to the hiring of someone other than qualification.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Clock watching for the 7 minute clock in window
    Most places don't let you clock in more than 5-7 minutes early because they want to help the budget. If you are early just sit in your vehicle a little before walking in then clock in on time.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I Hope No One Hires You
    People generally don't leave a job with no notice without more to the story than management knows.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. I Hope No One Hires You
    Being understaffed is one reason I left a job with no notice. My license was on the line. I didn't feel safe with my patient load.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. When's the doctor coming in??
    Probably because we do often know about what time they make rounds.
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Woman sues hospital after med records posted on FaceBook
    I would be requesting a heck of a lot more than $25,000
    Jun 6
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  13. Enrolled in RN-BSN program and not working
    You can't work lower than your license. I would try to work one day a week at your old LTC.
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. Why do people don't like it when we send resident out?
    The bp with temp would have me concerned..possibly trying to get the fever down might have reduced the BP so Might have tried that first. I missed the part of vomiting blood. I would have sent out...
    May 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Violation?
    Not a violation and could be relevant to the care of the mother. ie, not able to contact daughter and also mother being worried about daughter. If the nurse at gained this information through the...
    May 27
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. test results
    I was trained that we could give out the results as long as the doctor has signed off on them or seen them.
    May 27
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    Not at all. You don't have to put your age down on your resumes.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    ADN one month prior to turning 49, BSN will be completed three months before turning 52. I took a year and a few months off between my ADN and starting my BSN.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Are Academic Advisors Trustworthy
    Bull...I have never had to do everything the adviser said. They can't make you take classes you don't want unless they are prerequisites to other courses.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Are Academic Advisors Trustworthy
    The advise from the same information available to all students. Some students plan a good course of action for themselves and some don't.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Are Academic Advisors Trustworthy
    I find them totally unnecessary.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Are BSN nurses smarter than ADN nurses?
    More educated doesn't equate smarter.
    May 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. MDS INTERVIEW
    Good luck. I just landed a position has the MDS Coordinator/RNAC in my facility and I had no previous MDS experience either.
    Mar 6
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. The Admission Process: Make sure you actually say something of importance!
    We have a complete packet that addresses all those individual things not in the admission note. We also have a check list of what each shift are to handle on admission. What the first shift...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. writing telephone orders
    You sure they don't just want a nursing note.
    Jan 8
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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