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  1. Help wit resume and cover letter. critique please.
    Good morning! I looked over your old resume and letter, and your update. The update is much improved. Honestly, I'd trim it more. I used to participate in interviewing and hiring, and we looked at...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  2. Any advice for working with people who have a DD?
    I have a lifetime of experience with DD, as I have an older brother with Down's. That was what led me into DD nursing. This thing that can seem so odd to others, so uncomfortable or unfortunate, is...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  3. med administration by DSP's
    We don't use Therap, and the MD orders aren't available in home. Our MAR lists the med, dose, time, and indication, which the DSP check three times against the med cards (blister packs) which list...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  4. So now I'm a QDDP?
    I'm a part-time RN in a DD group residential/dayhab organization, 20 hours a week, and trying to figure out what to do. I work with a full time LPN, who's now our Acting Director, and was recently...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  5. Florida Agencies
    Sunrise Communities is a huge one. They're based in Miami, with branches all over the state.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  6. New Grad RN, and I don't like it!
    Truffles, nursing is a big field, and there's sooo much more to it than what you've seen thus far. I've felt the same way, and still occasionally wonder what I was thinking when I signed up for this....
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New Grad RN, and I don't like it!
    I stayed on the floor until October 2009, when I was offered another job doing Developmental Disability nursing for an agency. 30% raise!!!! I was also 8 months pregnant, so it was AWESOME to get to...
    May 3, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. How does it work in your world?
    Hi all! I'm in need of any ideas or assistance anyone can toss me. I'm with a fairly small agency, 15 people, 5 homes and a day program, and about 35 employees. When I was hired (RN) 7 months ago, we...
    May 3, '10
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  9. Another not coping thread....
    Of course you're overwhelmed! You're doing something very new, and very involved, and nursing is hard work. REALLY hard sometimes. One of the things that I did, from the very beginning, was to pick...
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. New Grad RN, and I don't like it!
    I was the original poster of this message, and just wanted to give an update on my situation. A year and a half later, I'm no longer a floor nurse (got an awesome administrative nursing job!) and...
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. anyone taken A&P or micro at Faulkner?
    If you're talking Faulkner State, Audra Gallaspy is awesome! Fun, you'll learn a lot, and an A as long as you care enough to pay attention.
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  12. nursing school and children
    Well, I went to a different school, one that DID frequently (and on a whim) change out schedules, and I did it with 2 toddlers. It's hard. The best way I found to do kids and school was to have a...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  13. New Grad RN, and I don't like it!
    Thank you both for your advice! I spent the afternoon thinking and praying, crying a little, and eating chocolate. I think I do need to stay where I am until I feel competent, and then decide if...
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Feeling like an idiot!!!!!!
    I'm with you. The dread, the scary and overwhelmed, all of it. I guess we just keep going. I pray on my way to work, and listen to loud music on my way home. And from now on, I'll be hanging out in...
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. New Grad RN, and I don't like it!
    Let me say first, I love my co-workers, I love the type of pts I have (Oncology, lots of neutropenics, lots of hospice), and I love my facility. I think I hate acute care! I hired on in June,...
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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