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  1. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    I just finished up week 4. I have to say I am enjoying my classes very much. You cannot get the class material if you take a 2 week break, but sometimes a break is good just to recenter yourself....
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Clinical Coordinator
    A Clinical Coordinator is a huge responsibility. I'd have a very difficult time accepting it without extra compensation. You are in charge of all the patients. You have to keep reports of the...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  3. Advice for a new dialysis CN for acutes in an LTACH
    Hi, I'm an RN and have worked the chronic floor both as an LVN/LPN and as an RN. I recently accepted a position as an acute CN in an LTACH. I would appreciate any and all advice as I begin this...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  4. What should EVERY nurse know about Dialysis
    Check your PM box
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Is this what being an RN in dialysis is like?
    There is a lot of job security. It's a high burn out job and is very specialized.
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. What was your GPA, when you got accepted into nursing school?
    I had a 4.00 when I applied
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. How to deal with the old/experienced nurses?!
    Agree.
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Pre work anxiety
    I have the same problem. It's perfectly normal. I've gotten use to it, but that night before work can be a little stressful.
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Columbus dialysis pay
    Hi, I'm an RN dialysis nurse in Texas and will be moving to Columbus in May. Does anyone know the average pay for an acute dialysis nurse out there?
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  10. Im going to school for lpn. Is it worth it or not?
    I think a lot depends upon your situation. I was in an abusive home and needed an education that would get me out and in my own apartment as quickly as possible. I became an LPN and got a good job...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. New Grad RN-DROWNING in Dialysis- Help Needed!
    It is an ethical dilemma. I don't have a clear cut answer for you, I'm so sorry :( Just do the best you can.
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Is this what being an RN in dialysis is like?
    Oh!! And I started as an LPN in dialysis too!!! I graduated with my RN this past May.
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Is this what being an RN in dialysis is like?
    I love it too!! :D
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. New Grad RN-DROWNING in Dialysis- Help Needed!
    I do the same....the post assessment during the last few minutes they are on the machine....but with 36 patients, and often me the only one doing assessments, it's not always possible. As I said,...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. New Grad RN-DROWNING in Dialysis- Help Needed!
    That's tough. Post treatment assessments are very often underdone/neglected. I honestly rely a lot on my PCT's. Sometimes a patient has been terminated and is out the door before I even get to...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Is this what being an RN in dialysis is like?
    My first six months as a dialysis nurse were beyond horrible. I went home crying almost on a daily basis, and all I dreamed of was quitting. My friend encouraged me to tough it out, saying that it...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. Irritated that everyone feels the need to mention they want to help people
    Nursing is both a sceince and an art. You have to have a base knowledge of the nursing process, but you also have to have good perceptive skills, instinct, compassion, people skills, good...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Tvcc 2012 - 2013 trinity valley community college...bad news
    I'm a graduate of the TVCC ADN program. I am currently in my BSN transition at a University that DOES NOT require pre-reqs. Not every BSN school requires them.
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Irritated that everyone feels the need to mention they want to help people
    I completely agree. Although I went into the profession to help others (I was seriously ill as a young adult, nearly dying and received compassionate care by an RN that I wanted to emulate), the...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Renal/Vascular help-New Tech to unit
    Do you work for Davita? I'll be moving up there in May.
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  21. What should EVERY nurse know about Dialysis
    I would tell the would-be dialysis nurse that you have to have thick skin. Especially in a chronic unit, you'll feel like a hampster in a wheel....running as fast as you can, but never reallly...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  22. Would you work on your day off?
    Nope, not when I've been working 60hrs/wk for the past month.
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. Dialysis At Sea--hard to get a spot as an RN?
    I was just wondering for anyone who has experience with Dialysis At Sea, if it takes a while for you to get a position/cruise to work on. Thanks :)
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  24. Nurses regularly assigned tech station
    I very often (3 out of my 4 days a week) take a shift of patients, as well as helping the charge nurse. Personally, I think it's a waste of money. They pay me, and RN, what a PCT or LVN/LPN could...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  25. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    mrmiyagi, congratulations to you! I'm sure you passed! EDRNPRN, if you didn't pass...please don't give up!
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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