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  1. Greetings.
    Hello and have a great day.
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  2. Any "games" for CNA's to encourage teamwork
    I would be care not to belittle with these kinds of tactics. It is one thing to reward but to try and reward prior to the actual doings is a little sticky or rewarding in general. You as the...
    May 23, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. Applying for night shift RN position
    are you applying for a staff position or a supervisory position? moreover, you may at times do what veronica has described if there is a call-in. many other duties if you are a supervisor alone or...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  4. ADON misleading title? Rant from DON
    veronica last posting speaks volumes, however, make sure you know who you can trust. if you feel you can't [that inner instinct], you have found your answer. although this can be an assest, it can...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  5. ADON misleading title? Rant from DON
    american train, how are you? i would not worry too much about why they will or will not fire because the rules changes often. if your "tone" for leading is diffenent, your presentation of self is...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. ADON misleading title? Rant from DON
    american train, if i may be blunt, it sounds as though "they" don't want you there or at best "they" don't want you as the don. you may need your clinical nurse above you to get things resolved if...
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. ADON's, how often...
    are you "standing in" in the absence of your don? how does or has it affected your other responsibilities?
    Sep 11, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  8. ADON'S what are your duties and what and how many hours do you work?
    i am adon and unit manager. the other duties includes a&i, supervise all nursing staff, attending meetings don is too busy to attend, etc.
    Sep 11, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. Is an LTAC Hospital good for a graduate nurse?
    my stars! the normal ratio is 7:1? okay, this is pitiful. we normally had 4:1 and this was risky. the times we had 7, it was not safe, period. even a seasoned nurse would run. i did. yes,...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  10. as DON/ADON ....do you help or hinder your staff?
    op, your post is well taken. i must say, all are not the same. moreover, the owner/coporate dictates a lot of the issues you mentioned. it does not mean the don/adon does not "fight" for "you",...
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  11. What am I doing wrong?
    "i am determined to appear confident even when i am nervous enough to nearly vomit. i am even more determined to be myself."... well said.
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  12. Is an LTAC Hospital good for a graduate nurse?
    i would say yes if the one you are interviewing for is like the one i worked. we had a variety of patients and those patients were intubated, had trachs, drips [titrate] many different lines...
    Aug 14, '10
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  13. Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students.
    wished i could read and reply to all the thread since my last posting. i do, however, wish you all much success.
    Aug 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Just passed my RN boards!!!
    julie, congratulations!
    Aug 1, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Online RN-BSN programs
    www.una.edu [University of North Alabama] has a great program and reasonable tution.
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My First RN-BSN Classes, Online
    congratulations on going back to school. when i took my first online course in my rn-bsn program, i was anxious about the unknown. it did not take long to adjust. the only differences from a...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. What is the best shift in the ER?
    for me, 11a-11p is a shift i tried working through agency as an er nurse. i do not ever want this time frame again. it seemed as if though i got the charge nurse patients most of the time and he...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Who can confirm math 100 required for fall?
    lawson state has a dorm. just built this year.
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  19. Class of 2004 Reunion
    :wavey:hello everyone. i often wonder about the nursing class who finished rn/lpn school with me. i come to read new and old posts but would love to hear from you. remember the road to...
    Jul 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Anyone not making med errors?
    another point to consider, doctors are human too. "we" have to stop and think about their orders for our patients and if indeed it is the right patient.
    Jul 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Why Do Nurses Allow Understaffing?
    Mangers have to follow orders too, don't they? They are in a difficult position, most of the time, wanting to help those under them with staffing, increase pay, etc., moreover, they have to "watch"...
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Score- MD=1   Beary=0
    "I was confronted (loudly) in the middle of the hall in front of staff, visitors, God and worst of all, my coach." I know you felt bad, but, he looked bad doing such in front of everyone instead...
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Critical Care in Bham
    Cardio Trans, I personally think the critical care staff at UAB were very wonderful, caring nurses and staff. My dad was there 3 weeks prior to his death Oct 5, 2005. To the OP, most if not all...
    Feb 28, '06
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  24. Big day, I passed Boards!
    Congratulations!
    Feb 24, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Took it yesterday
    diana, all the best to you.
    Feb 16, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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