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  1. new grad writing peer review for charge nurse/team leader
    I am 7 month into my job, I was asked by the unit manager to write a peer review for one of our charge nurse/team leader for her annual evaluation because they want to hear from a new grad's...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. end of life care.. how could I have done better?
    new grad here, I recently had a pt with pulmonary fibrosis, not doing so well, and family just agreed for pt to go to hospice. He was going to transfer to hospice the next morning and not yet on...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. can you give prevacid (PPI) "too early"?
    oops.. nevermind.. I found the answer.. (don't know how to delete the question, thought might as well post the answer) Peak: 1.5 - 3hr Duration: 24hr Half-Life: 1.5 hr so it still works,...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. can you give prevacid (PPI) "too early"?
    our hospital has prevacid scheduled at 7am as prophylaxis for most patient. I had this one patient who doesn't wake up to eat her breakfast until 8:30 or 9am ish.. since Prevacid is normally...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. change in pt condition - what to do?
    thanks esme12 for your encouragement and brainsheet! I am modifying my current brains and yours examples are really helpful. I know this coming year won't be easy, sometimes I wish I can skip the...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. change in pt condition - what to do?
    I'm recently hired on a medsurg floor, from hospital statistic, near 45% of of hospital's RRT calls comes from our floor.. I'm terrified just thinking about when I am off orientation. I can feel my...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. important things to know about/ monitor for in dialysis pt?
    I am a new nurse working on a med/surg floor We have dialysis pt every now and then. Just want to hear from the experience or dialysis nurses - 1. what are some important things and tips to...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. how to talk to doctors?
    I am a new grad - on week 3 out of 6 of my orientation on a very busy/heavy resp/tele unit. I am orienting on day shift, but will eventually switch to night. There’s a chance they might keep my on...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Which LA County hospitals hiring new grads?
    FYI.. from what I heard PIH is pretty much only hiring BSN now. =/ They only hire ADN if.. a) connections! - you had experience at the hospital/unit already, b) you speak mandarin - they need...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. how to nicely communicate with preceptor who micromanage & rushing new grad?
    I'm a new grad recently started working in a busy respiratory/tele step down unit. My preceptor is very type A and is following me 24/7 - even when I chart! He stand right behind me and watches...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Panel interview with 4 different unit managers... how does that work?
    haha thanks for the RELAX katinme!! :) lol I will make sure to not rush my answer!! and can you elaborate a bit more on what you mean by "you need to address everyone in the interview"? do you mean...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. EKG Certification for resume?
    I see many post on the forum how people get ACLS/PALS & EKG Certification to help resume look better.. is the EKG Certification = EKG/Pharmacology courses (pre ACLS) most places offer? or is...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Panel interview with 4 different unit managers... how does that work?
    I have a panel interview coming up with 5 people: managers from 4 different unit (Cardiac telemetry, Respiratory, Med-Surg & Pre-Op.) and the recruiter. I've been wondering, how to prepare...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    To make sure the message get to the recruiter in time, I sent an email. Thanked her, very briefly touched on why I declined the interview in a sentence, expressed my goal/desire units & interest for...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    nope, I didn't, because I didn't want to apply for OB.
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    haha no and yes. No, because I am thankful for all the honest opinion. Does it sucks to repeatedly hearing how bad I've messed up? Yes. Feeling even more stupid and like an idiot especially after...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    ya.. I thought about that too... but too late now =( I think call the recruiter back request for the interview would make me look even worse at the moment.. right? anyway, on the bright side, now I...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    I was thinking - if I knew I was going to say no, why bother waste both of our time? I'd be faking, and I think they can tell. I did told the recruiter, I'm interested in all units except women's...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. Did I just made a mistake by declining an interview?
    I applied to the Med Surg unit at a local hospital. Last week, a recruiter called me and asked me to an interview. I was sooo excited at first, until I asked her who will be at the interview she...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. New grad working as office assistant in Dr. office?
    Been trying to apply for hospital RN position - no luck so far. So, I am thinking about getting a part time job at the doctor's office. I use to work at a doctor's office as office assistant - we...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Anyone familiar with Kindred (LTAC)
    anyone works at the Kindred hospital in Ontario or Brea, CA? how are the staffs? working atmosphere, and how is the orientation like for new grad BSN?
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  22. clinical instructor are NOT ALLOWED to write LOR by the school??
    Thank you for all the suggestions, I will try to contact another instructor, and also the office hopefully they will let me get a copy of my evaluations as well as a proof of the statement that they...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. clinical instructor are NOT ALLOWED to write LOR by the school??
    i am asking for lor from my clinical instructor as many rn residency asks for it. i graduated last year may, when i emailed her last week - she replyed "unfortunately, the clinical instructors in...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. do i submit cover letter for online app. if it says "upload resume"
    thank you so much for all your help!! I will include the cover letter and I deleted the "my name is"!! thank you for letting me know :)!! (*edit* oops, logged in with friend's computer..)
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  25. Resume questions + should I remove retail sales experience in resume?
    been out of school for a year now. for personal reason i was just recently able to started looking for job. any suggestions is appreciated! thank you for your time and help in advance :)!! 1....
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help


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