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  1. West Chester RN-BSN
    Are there any nurses on here who have completed West Chester University's RN-BSN prgram? I applied for fall enrollment and just wondering what to expect from the program. I am especially curious...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  2. Lehigh Valley Hospital Critical Care Internship job offer
    Garcherry725, the group interview is only an interview. Usually held in a conference room. There will most likely be 4-6 other nurses with you, a Nurse Interviewier and someone from HR to talk about...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  3. Pain medicine and bone mets
    For our metastatic cancer patients with bone pain, we typically use a combination of NSAIDS and Decadron. It seems to work wonders and works better than any narcotic. I say this after only a few...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Hospice on-call schedule
    Thanks for your reply Joanirobertson!
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Hospice on-call schedule
    Hello fellow hospice nurses!! Just wondering if you can share your current on-call schedule format. At your current agency, do full-time (dayshift) RNCM's have to do on-call at night or on the...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Can a new graduate be a hospice RN?
    I FINALLY got a job in hospice!!! I have been working for an agency for almost 2 months now and I absolutely love it....always knew it was the right place for me. I am thriving in the environment and...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Home Health Pros and Cons
    I have actually heard of this before. I did a required interview while in nursing school at a local county agency on aging. The nurse I spoke with was a director for the agency, and she would go into...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. RN to CNA...
    I am waiting on an answer from the CA Board of Nursing, but wondering if any of you know the answer to my question. I am currently an RN in Pennsylvania, but want to move to California. I have...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. bayada interview next week
    Hi! I currently work for Bayada. Not sure of your location, but my interview was not bad. It actually was more of an informational session. They told me about the company and their values and I...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Thinking of transitioning to LTC from hospital acute care...
    Hi Juice! Thanks for your reply! Well, I have been a nurse for almost 2 years now. I've worked in progressive cardiac care for 11 months, LTC for 1 month (ratio too high 60:1!), Med-Surg for 4...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Slippery Rock university online RN-BSN
    Hi Travelovingnurse, I can't give you a lot of information. I enrolled at Slippery Rock and started in January, 2 classes. I found that the online environment was not appropriate for me and I've...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. Can a new graduate be a hospice RN?
    Thank you for your advice Areensee!
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Can a new graduate be a hospice RN?
    Angels91084 ~ I did not get the job on the inpatient hospice unit, so I cannot answer any of your questions. I can't give you any advice on getting your foot in the door as I haven't been able to...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Educations requirements to be PHN
    Thank you both for the info!!
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  15. Unfamiliar territory with no orientation
    I started working for a private duty nursing agency 2 1/2 months ago myself, and I can tell you that if I was presented with the case you mentioned, I would say "no". Is the case a new case to the...
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Educations requirements to be PHN
    Hello PHN's! I currently have my associate degree in nursing and I'm wondering if I would be able to get into public health nursing with a BS in Public Health instead of a BS in nursing? Any...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  17. Lehigh Valley...still get positions with ADN?
    Terra105, I responded twice to the personal message you sent me and my response won't go through. Maybe you reached your 25 message limit?
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Lehigh Valley...still get positions with ADN?
    Oops! I thought you meant the ATI TEAS test (the entrance exam). For the semester ATI tests, you will need a 68 or above on all ATI and even higher than that on the comprehensive exam at the end of...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Cali Private Duty Nursing companies
    I am interested in transferring to California sometime within the next year. I currently work for a private duty pediatric home care company and they don't have many offices on the west coast. Can...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Do your families give you anything for the holidays?
    Kiyasmom, $50 worth of gifts? Wow! That is extremely generous!! That nurse certainly sounded ungrateful which is a shame! I received a lovely Christmas gift from a family I had only been with for 3...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. inpatient hospice/ advice
    Hi LPN_2005/RN_10, Mariahas4kids, and Rnis: I know this thread was started a few years ago, but I am hoping that at least one of you will respond. I have an interview coming up for an inpatient...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Lehigh Valley...still get positions with ADN?
    Hi Skuku1299, I honestly don't know, but LCCC will also never share that information. They are very secretive about how they determine who gets into the program and who doesn't, there appears to...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. Can a new graduate be a hospice RN?
    I finally got an interview with hospice after being a nurse for a year and a half! It's an inpatient hospice unit, not sure of the details yet, but it would be a per diem position. I am excited and...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. Potential Nurse, but scared to do it?
    Hi there. First of all, I would say that the fears you have are all legitimate fears and not uncommon. But every nurse makes a mistake at some point, truly. Just because we are nurses does not mean...
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Lehigh Valley Hospital Critical Care Internship job offer
    Hi NewGN12, Congratulations on getting into the GN program! I didn't orient to Med-Surg, but I would think orientation would be about the same as other units. Not sure of the shift you will...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing