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  1. Justify this nursing diagnosis
    There are alternate therapies that some facilities will bill for, and in order to bill for them they need to have a nursing diagnosis for same. This is a therapy that "opens the flow to one's...
    6:20 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Assistant Nurse in Finland
    finlandforum.org is a webstite with a ton of information, and is a good place to start. Best wishes!
    6:15 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. need to know the best study material for nclex pn
    I would get both. Sit down and take the practice tests. Grade the practice tests. On the ones you do not get correct, see if there's some correlation in the content. Read up on your weakest links....
    Dec 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. should i stay or should i go
    First off, whatever or however others act are out of your control, and no reflection on you. Let them do their thing, and really thank your lucky stars you DON'T have to socialize with them. Do...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Dwindling faith in this profession
    Because money is what drives a facility. Because the bottom line is what is changing the profession to include scripts, and customer service, and magnetism, and other illusions that are meant...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Issue in tracheal suction
    You would have to look at your facility policy/procedure on if a filter is required or not. Even if there are nurses who are at odds as to what the correct procedure is, the facility...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Fresenius PCT Training
    I have nothing to offer except best wishes-- And if you do get the position, you could then tell your PRN job that you need to work alternate shifts--as I would not compromise a full time position...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Kaplan nclex-rn scores...
    Don't make yourself nuts!! Do not "read into" the questions. Take each one at face value only. Do not go back and change your answers, unless you are 900000% sure that you mis-clicked. If...
    Dec 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Canadian RN applying to US Graduate Schools
    I would research the NY BON website, and see exactly what you have to do to get your license through endorsement. NYS Nursing:License Requirements As far as grad school--I would look into...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  10. New LVN applying as a nurse tech at a hospital, any advice?
    As a tech, you would not using any of the nursing skills that you acquired in LPN school. In other words, your LPN license would mean absolutely nothing in that you could not work to the scope of the...
    Dec 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. LPN's
    I would look into local community colleges, and see what they have to offer as far as nursing programs. I would look into some local vocational schools and see what they have to offer as far as LPN,...
    Dec 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. moved in with patient's son
    This is a difficult question to answer. If you met the son while taking care of his mother, then I would say it was perhaps not the greatest idea, however, what is done, is done. Going forward,...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. This probably will come across to most of you as a typical vent, but its not
    Maybe you need to look at a different position. Maybe you would like to be in management so that you can deal with the unit culture and try to change it. Maybe a nurse educator so that you can...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. How do I explain to my snobby family why nurses are important and worthy of respect?
    OP, if you are going home for Christmas, this is a time to enjoy the holiday, not get into it with your life choices. If your parents are footing the bill, then of course they could have some...
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. application problem
    Going forward, the only thing I could advise is that if you are asked to care for patients that you are clinically inexperienced to deal with, ask for help with other disciplines. In other...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. POSITIVE DRUG TEST
    As others have noted, Xanax is a benzo, Ativan is a benzo. Both of which would show positive on a drug screen for benzos. If someone told you that you tested positive for Ativan, that is not...
    Dec 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Lessons on why not to "Assume" things.
    Just to throw a thought out there. It burns my butt that lab came, lab drew, labs done, and then they just sort of cancelled the order, were going to "wait" until the next time they came out, because...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Don't Know Where Else to Ask This
    This is a screwed up mess. I get that you may be in a place where you like the MD which you are a patient of. However, given the circumstances, I think that I would move on. With that being...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    As long as you weren't ****ahem***** stoned....... :wideyed:
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    "HEYYYYYY let's not do CPR on this person---I think they are GAY/A DEVIL WORSHIPER/ATHEIST?MUSLIM/JEWISH/CATHOLIC.....!!!" SERIOUSLY?!?!?! Federal law prohibits asking questions based on someone's...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Faking seizures?
    A seizure is a medical emergency, that as a teacher one should not do a wait and see game. It can and does get out of control pretty quickly, you can lose an airway quickly, and the responsibility...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Faking seizures?
    Personality disordered people do all of the above. This is a mental illness. What you describe can be symptoms of the same. The breaking of the glasses, the epilepsy, the countless medical...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Job Interview/Talent Review
    I have never heard of this. Weird questions! "That is so lovely of you to say, thank you!" "As an active listener, I never assume to know what someone is going to say. However, in a team...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What are your benefits as a float pool nurse at your hospital?
    If you are a nurse who likes to mix it up a bit, then floating is not altogether a bad thing. However, to ask for extra pay for the hours worked not in your home unit may be an option. However, if...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Faking seizures?
    There are people with serious and chronic mental illness who, among other things, have what appear to be "seizures". Tegratol is also a mood stabilizer, therefore, could be taken for that...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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