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  1. Questions to ask in HH Interview
    I'm very new to HH. To be honest, I was under the impression that I would visit several patients in one day, but at the company I interviewed at, you sit with one patient per shift. Possibly that's...
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. How much difference in pay do two year rn's get than four yr??
    I agree - I'm an LPN currently and I've started the long process of obtained my BSN. I don't think BSN nurses are better than a ADN, but I do think that they should make more - if nothing else then...
    Mar 28, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Questions to ask in HH Interview
    I'm an LPN and I'm going to my first interview with a HH agency. What are some of the things I should be asking about? Thanks, Tracy
    Mar 28, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. how much Indiana nurses make
    I've heard the VA pays pretty well too.
    Mar 28, '08
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  5. how much Indiana nurses make
    One of my co-workers recently got her RN from Ivy Tech Columbus and took a job at Clarian - I don't know which divison it was. But according to her they offered 26 and then two dollars for swing...
    Mar 28, '08
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  6. I worked a double yesterday and today I called out!
    1) Thank god someone else has a significant other who DOES NOT understand nursing bullcrap. I just want to knock him up side the head sometimes. 2)Um... maybe you need another job? 3)I...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. LPN working as CNA
    There should be a limit to how much coverage you can provide. No one can be every where at once, and other managers should be helping cover if you've already covered and haven't had hardly any...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. LPN working as CNA
    I completely agree. If you are on-call you should be able to perform anything that might be necessary. I'm an LPN and several times I have done aide work when we are short. No, it's not easy as I...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Am I right that these things scare me enough to quit.`
    I agree - we're busy and understaffed, but WOW... Please - run screaming in the other direction. Do not place yourself in a position to put you're livelihood in jeopardy. I know it's hard to leave...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Other Nurses/Other Shifts Not Doing Their Part?
    Wow - I thought I had it bad... Holy crap. I think that there will always be shift dissent - to a certain degree -because we're all overworked and most humans need someone to blame at least once...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Getting Burnt Out
    You know, the minute I went to my first nursing home (first clinical setting) I knew I wanted to be a geriatric nurse. What can I say - I like old people :wink2:. The things they've seen and the...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  12. Assisting CNA's/not able to do my own work
    I know EXACTLY how you feel - when I was new nurse my aides pushed me around. Forunately I usually worked with a very experienced aide who was able to help teach to walk the fine line between...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  13. Disrespectful Employees
    I have been an nurse for only a year and a half - definitely what most people would consider a 'fresh' nurse. I have worked only in LTC. I agree that I would never 'yell' at my boss - it's...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  14. how much Indiana nurses make
    Umm... you guys are seriously scaring me. I don't know what area of nursing you work in, but if you want money - you can get it. You'll have to work at a nursing home, but I've been in LTC for a...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  15. LPN phasing out to be QMA's only
    I graduated from Ivy Tech Lafayette, and have been an LPN for a year and a half. Myself, and most of my LPN co-workers, are going back for their RN's. However, my instructors at Ivy Tech were LPN...
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: Indiana Nursing


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