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  1. Vaccines and autoimmune disorders
    I was told by my doc after being diagnosed with a rare and poorly understood and possibly (they aren't sure) autoimmune disease, to not accept vaccinations anymore. I know my husband and I will...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What does this mean?
    That's standard formatting for visit frequencies.
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. LPN
    LPN
    How may agencies utilize RN's for every visit, and LPNs for very few, or the other way around? The places I've worked use RNs for supervisory visits, every week or two and and LPN for the...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. National Helping Individuals with criminal record Re-enter through Employment Network
    Thank you for the information NurseKarenRN, but the links above no longer work... :(
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  5. What kind of disorder does this point to?
    Yeah, I don't know either. Thanks for your input, I will look up BPD. If that's the case, there is no changing/helping/fixing it, huh?
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. What kind of PSYCH disorder does this sound like?
    Thanks for your responses. Not asking you all to diagnose or to advise me on what to do with this person, just point me in the right direction to get the information I need. Psych is not my strong...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What kind of PSYCH disorder does this sound like?
    I tried googling it but can't come up with anything or a way to describe this type of communication and what psychological disorder it commonly accompanies, if any. Maybe one of you knows! 1)...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What kind of disorder does this point to?
    I tried googling it but can't come up with anything or a way to describe this type of communication and what psychological disorder it commonly accompanies, if any. Maybe one of you knows! 1...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. How many VE's is considered full time?
    One job I had when I was salary was 40 VE per week. But SOC were counted as 2.5, ROC 2.0 and routine visits 1.5. Another job I had was 25 VE a week but a SOC was 1.5, ROC 1, and routine 1. Another...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Fear of Losing License/Job
    I and many of my co-workers feel this way, yes. Fear of losing my license is based on being overworked, understaffed and having to basically provide crappy care. Not the kind of nurse I want to be!...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Would you leave current job for a Mon-Fri less stressful opportunity?
    Take. The. Job. (and ask for more money)
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Does the school I go to realy matter?
    Nope, doesn't matter at all for employment. It may, however, matter if you plan to proceed with your nursing education through the ranks in the future. What school you went to may affect what...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Calling all Washington state RN's.
    For job searches look here: https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/worksource/Employment.aspx Pay varies a lot and I am not sure about the Bremerton area. You should not have a problem finding a job with 1...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  14. Nursing home nurses, time saving tips?
    The biggest thing I find is knowing your residents and their habits or at least who they are when you see them. I try to catch residents as they pass my cart in the hall, on their way to meals or...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Pay Per Visit ... Good or Bad?
    I have a part time job as a patient educator for a certain product. It pays well and wish I could do it full time because I enjoy it too. I do not work for the company from which I receive my...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    Try this job search engine. https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/worksource/Employment.aspx
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  17. Do we need to take drugs.. in order to do our job?
    I will contribute as I believe my other post today about having decided to start antidepressants for the first time to help me cope with a job I detest (and a long series of undisclosed life...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Can't find job as New grad RN in WA!! Please help~
    You may find that you need to put in a year at a SNF/LTC facility before any doors will open up to you. I hope things go better for you!
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  19. Salary for home healthcare nursing
    Let them know that wage is unacceptable and counter offer what you might want, say $28/$30/hr and see what they say. If they don't bite, walk. That's what I would do.
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Real Nursing
    I have often thought of HH as "Real World Nursing". Basically because the environment is not controlled by the nurse or a facility, and the nurse must teach and implement care in... the real world,...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. How often do you get called and asked to work on days off?
    I get called at least 4 times a week to either pick up an extra shift or stay late for half a shift. I always say no unless I have nobody coming in to relieve me and I am forced to stay against my...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What motivates you to go to work every day?
    lol! thanks for this.
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Severe Anxiety at Work
    Thanks for fixing the font... It's not so bad now. :) What did you decide to do?
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. Technology taking over
    Love it! What I don't like is hybrid charting where there is a computer that is only useful for certain things and there is still paper. I hate paper but what I hate worse is doing BOTH. Needless...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Severe Anxiety at Work
    That does not sound fun. I have had issues with IBS also and it makes for a stressful day. I haven't tried any medications though, just deal with it. I find it's much worse when I'm stressed which...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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