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  1. Clinicals with the VA?
    I tried to do clinicals through the VA and couldn't get the process completed in time,...I was told to expect it to take up to a year for the red tape,......had to go somewhere else
    Sep 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. New Grad NP applying for RN job?
    So,....you are starting an NP program before becoming an RN? I guess my confusion was based on the assumption that you are an RN, and would be working as an RN and therefore could just keep your...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. New Grad NP applying for RN job?
    I'm a bit confused. Are you not already an RN working as an RN?
    Sep 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Average Work Week For a Nurse
    I am scheduled 3 12 hours shifts a week, 7am-7pm,...I usually pick up an extra shift a week,...my department has 7a-7p, 10a-7p, 3p-3a, and 7p-7a shifts available. We are required to work 3 weekend...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Legal ramifications at facility
    I don't believe you are "dispensing" unless it leaves the facility.
    Sep 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Biox vs. Pulse ox vs. whatever else?!
    Almost 20 years here and never heard of it,...maybe a regional thing? I still call IV catheters jelco's and many people stare at me like I'm crazy ;(
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Boycott schools that make you find your own preceptors
    It is interesting to read the different opinions and experiences with this whole process. I work in a town with a pop of about 170,000. There are two major healthcare organizations in my town. I...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Professional Journals
    Do I work? Oh to have the luxury to not work while in grad school!! Kudos to all of you who have managed to do this!! Yes, I do work full time. My school and employer do offer the services you...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Professional Journals
    For anyone who is interested,....I just joined AANP,....it included access to two NP journals,..including the one mentioned above!! Student membership is only $55.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Professional Journals
    Thank you tater.jake!! That is one I've been looking at!
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Professional Journals
    Hi all,...I am consistently frustrated when I do a journal search for a class, find what appears to be the exact article I need,...only to find that the only way to get access is to either purchase...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. CEN Practice
    I took Jeff Solheim's course too,....they actually brought it to our hospital! Loved it!
    Sep 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. ENA CEN practice tests scores
    Me too,..exactly the same score :)
    Sep 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Best way for a new nurse to get into ED
    I work for a 68 bed level I Trauma center. I've been there almost 10 years after spending 8 years in a cardiac unit. Having your ACLS,PALS and even TNCC might give you a foot up,.....I'm sure I'll...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Boycott schools that make you find your own preceptors
    I am currently scrambling to find preceptors. Every program in my area expects the student to find their own preceptor. I find this problematic for several reasons. One, finding someone is...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. OB ultrasound...foley or no?
    I guess I've always looked at it this way,.if you are c/o abd pain 10/10, are less than 14 weeks preg and have no documentation of an IUP, ruptured ectopic trumps CAUTI.
    Sep 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Undergrad books used in grad school?
    I am about 15 hours into a MSN/FNP program. I have found that I wish I had a newer undergrad text for references. I graduated from nursing school in 1999 and even though much of the information is...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Pregnant question
    I worked the day both of mine were born.
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. OB ultrasound...foley or no?
    We always use a foley for <14 wks,...I've never been able to give the pt a choice as the physician explains that this is an ER, you came with an emergency, we will treat it as an emergency until...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Are We Truly That Gullible?
    I love Gomerblog,....:)
    Sep 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
    HHHmmmmm,..HIPAA is in no way in place to physically safeguard patients who are in the hospital,....if this is homework you should read up a bit
    Sep 3
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. Is This Bullying?
    This is why I keep coming back to Allnurses! The vast amount of information! Who needs Medscape or Epocrates when you have Allnurses!! I knew it! I just knew it,...I knew when I noticed that my...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. what do you do with empty narcotic vials?
    We make sure they are empty and throw them in the trash. The rational was that the sharp containers go to biohazard and we are charged by weight,...now if it is vial we have to break to open it goes...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. New FB messenger,...HIPAA Violations?
    I spoke with a guy in IT at work today,...he claims many of the free apps we have on our phones have the exact same access to our phone. He reminded me that nothing is free, we and our data are the...
    Aug 20
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. New FB messenger,...HIPAA Violations?
    I've been watching all the hype about the new FaceBook messenger. If even half of what I read is true,..how can FB have access to my phone, which includes protected health information from work,...
    Aug 20
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges


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