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  1. New Grad/Epic Help
    Hi, I am a fairly new grad (worked 10 months in LTC) and am starting on a Med/Surg floor tomorrow. So, we had 2 days of orientation on Epic and I know it takes a while to learn, but it sure seems...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. CE
    Hello, I am a recent graduate from Michigan and am looking into CE that is due in March. I did do a search on this web-site, but many are pretty old. Would you mind posting some of your favorite...
    Sep 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing Skills Book
    Hello, I was wondering if any of the nurses here had any suggestions for a good pocket-book for nursing skills. I am a new nurse and when certain skills come up at work that I haven't practiced...
    May 20, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. How to stay afloat as a new nurse in LTC
    I am in the same boat as you. I am a new nurse and work at a short-term rehabilitation unit. The average patient load is 16 (and I know most are saying you're lucky to have only that many), but you...
    May 15, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Nurse's Brains
    Hi Everyone, I am a new grad and took a job at a short-term skilled rehabilitation facility. I was suppose to have 6 to 8 weeks of orientation, but so far I have been on the floor twice by myself...
    Mar 23, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. New Grad
    I ended up taking it and it seems pretty good so far. Thanks for all your replies. :)
    Mar 12, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. First Day Tomorrow...Any Tips?
    Hello, I am a new graduate and start my new job tomorrow at a short-term care/rehabilitation facility with a high percentage of geriatrics. I would appreciate any tips you may have for a nervous...
    Mar 2, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
    Hi Elly, Yes, very expensive. I applied to every school in my area and it was a 2 to 5 year wait-list. Since I was 40, there was no way I wanted to wait that long. I can tell you, you will get an...
    Feb 19, '14
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. New Grad
    Hi Everyone, I am a "very" new graduate (just got my license last week). So I have been putting out resumes at hospitals & nursing home/rehab. facilities. I had my first job interview yesterday...
    Feb 14, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Driving an hour to school there and back
    My drive was 45 minutes each way and I would have to go sometimes 5 days a week.
    Feb 9, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
    Hello, I'm also from Michigan (along with many others) lol. It is VERY SMART that you got all other classes out of the way before starting. Many people took other classes with the nursing classes...
    Jan 2, '14
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
    I just graduated on the 15th this month. Anything I can answer for you?
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. Starting Monday...Any Tips?
    Thank you SO much for all your wonderful advice! I am really looking forward to my first day Monday. A friend of mine said the instructor I have is suppose to be really nice, so that is a real plus :)
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Starting Monday...Any Tips?
    Hello, I just passed my nursing final and now am doing my final hours precepting in a psychiatric unit. I picked psych because I enjoyed that rotation in school and thought this would give me a...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. How do you get this answer?
    Hi, Our teacher posted some math problems and I have no clue how she got the answer. Could someone please explain this to me? I've never seen an "mu" before either??????? Pitocin Give...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. PCA Pump problem. There has got to be an easier way!
    Thanks for the breakdown! Great example to print out and carry with me so I won't forget. :) Thanks everyone, I really appreciate all the help!
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. PCA Pump problem. There has got to be an easier way!
    Thank you :)
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. PCA Pump problem. There has got to be an easier way!
    So the PCA questions are back this semester...if someone could take a look at this and see if it's correct, I'd appreciate it. A patient has a PCA. It is delivering 3mg as a basal rate. The...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Juvenile Arthritis or Down's Syndrome and Cancer?
    If you have a child with juvenile arthritis and Down's syndrome, which one would be more likely to get cancer? I would think that that since juvenile arthritis is an auto-immune disease, it would be...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Not Sure How to Write This Paper.
    Hi Everyone, I had to do a clinical day with a school nurse and I have to write a paper on my experience. I have some good ideas, but one of the questions I have to address, I'm not quite sure...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Pediatric IV Medications
    Hi Everyone, I'm going into my 2nd week and I am really stumped of what would be the easiest way to remember where to get these numbers and where to put them. I know some of the info is...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. State of discouragement, just feel like venting!
    Well, after reading this thread, I thought I needed to say something. I just got my exam grade for GI/GU and failed. This is how my semester went (I'll post my grades since no-one knows me :) ...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Team Leader Ideas
    Thank-you both for your replies. We don't have to do any type of presentation or anything like that, you are basically the instructor's assistant for the day and they want to you to be able to...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Team Leader Ideas
    Hi Everyone, I'm a 4th semester student and each week at clinical, we all rotate to get a day as the "team leader". I know some basic things I should do (besides helping the instructor), like...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. I Sure Could Use Some Help in Psyc.
    Hi Everyone, I am in my third semester and am taking mental health. I failed the first 2 exams (there are 4 and a final), "but", the teacher gave the class an extra credit project, so I am just...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student