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  1. Time spent on charting
    I love when they say, " take the day off and get your paperwork done." haha! some day off. I do love my job, so what is the answer to avoid staying up late doing paperwork.
    Jul 8
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Has home health ruined your bladder?
    Never drink DIET COKE!!! OMG that makes you have to pee!. Only drink water. :yes: You have to plan your route/ stops. Make sure your stopping at 10am and 2 pm.
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. NOVA vs FIU Please HELP?????
    Either way you will graduate as a Nurse. FIU is great! Just dont be in Debt! Debt Sucks! How will you enjoy your paychecks if you have to turn around and payoff your loan.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. mileage
    If your a full time employee you are obligated to drive the distance. If you are Per Diem you can refuse cases out of your "area".
    May 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Input on Gentiva HH
    Does anyone have any recent experience with Gentiva Home Health or Hospice? Thank you in advance.
    May 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Would this bag work for HHC?
    I was offered a rolling bag at my agency and I declined. I live/ work in florida and perfer a shoulder bag @ Hoskins. I walk through puddles, wet grass, dirt. the other day I had to see some one...
    May 3
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Half pay for RN BID Insulin visits daily
    NO WAY! They require a note and a vist its full! pay!
    May 3
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Nowadays, in S. Florida, do hospitals prefer BSNs, or is the RN all that matters?
    Hospitals have to have a certain ratio of RN's vs BSN's to get a huge discount on their insurance (malpractice? ) rates. So it depends on the hospital. They would like to see on your resume that a...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. I'm so conflicted..HELP!
    Maybe focus on learning or specializing in wound care. LTC always need wound care nurses plus it gives you a specialty. Stick with what you love. Good Luck.
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Being an RN in Miami, Florida
    I was a RN in California and recently moved to Fort Lauderdale. Both Southern California and Florida are completely differant. Pay is a lot less in FL, For an RN with your ER experience about $30.00...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. Deployed Army Nursing: 101 Things I Learned While Deployed
    Awesome to read. Thank You for your service!
    Apr 8
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Wound vac
    I agree with rachel0609, Cover wound and wait until morning or they can go to the ER.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. The perfect bag
    I have the hopkins bag but find that putting my computer in the bag or any bag, makes it too heavy. I just carry my laptop by it's self, like a book. Just a thought. Take care of your Back.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Frozen to death after pronounced dead
    Very Scary! Dead is Dead right?
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. trouble with NICU orientation :/
    Its mind set! Ask yourself.... Are you excited to go to work? and Do you LOVE being there? I know you said the NICU is your dream job. But why? just food for thought. I was in a similar...
    Mar 20
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. Reinventing Myself in Nursing
    A agree, try phone triage for a insurance company. good luck!
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. ER nurse
    Oh, and keep a sense of humor. Have fun!
    Jan 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. ER nurse
    Go for it! With your previous experience you will be fine. Just curious are you working 8hr or 12 Hr shifts? Im planning on going back into the ER. I worked in the ER 10 yrs ago and did get...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. where to start
    Check out www.WECI.net for information. They have classes and one day seminars all over. They certify LVN's and RN's without BSN. there is a criteria of 2 years experience or hiring a preceptor. If...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  20. Do you calculate drip rates anymore?
    In home health, we dont use pumps. Everyone needs to know the basics.
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. FAU Online RN - BSN
    I was wondering if you ever started your RN-BSN at FAU. Let me know, Im planning on attending also. thanks
    Jan 7
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. Nursing Wound Vac Checklist
    If you know the manufacture of the vac. call them they should have a local rep. or go on line. The company could provide you with check list / trouble shooting if errors are detected. I hope this...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  23. Recommendations for RN to BSN program in south florida
    What about Broward college and Nova Rn to BSN programs. I choose Broward College then transfer to FAU for MSN/NP good luck!
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. What shoes do you wear?
    Most wear athletic type tennis shoes. I still wear my dansko. Love them.
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Taking time off in home health
    I get 23 days PTO a yr. someone else will see your pts.
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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