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  1. New School Nurse in Fla
    Welcome:balloons:
    Sep 5, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. from acute care to school nursing
    :welcome: I'm in a similar situation. Going to be at the same school district as my kids, coming directly from an ICU setting. Hoping we both love it! Something to consider... I joined...
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Clinic Log
    Bergren~ Thank you for the clarification. Until our PS health component is ready, I will use the log like you suggested w/ in & out times but no documentation other than home or return to class. I...
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Clinic Log
    Per the conference staff the problem with the paper log is that if your records are subpoenaed then you have multiple students information on one page. I guess redacting isn't allowed? Thankfully, I...
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Clinic Log
    schooldistrictnurse, Thanks for the info! We use PowerSchool as well, but I'm not sure how to use it the way you are describing. I think it was new as of last year and I was only there two...
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Clinic Log
    Hi, I went to a conference last week & was told that a running log is a huge no-no for legal reasons. The presenter suggested using 2 part carbon-less slips (custom made by a local printer for their...
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. How important is it to get a nurse tech job?
    I completely agree. A tech job will make you much more marketable. If you can swing it with school, I would absolutely look for a position in the hospital I wanted to work at after graduation. Good...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 20 Questions about Schools???
    I can't offer specific advice about the Tampa area, but just wanted to encourage you to look at the bridge programs. I graduated at 42 with a BSN after going the ASN, then RN-BSN route. It was much...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Impossible for find a job for a new RN
    I know that Tipton, Howard Regional, St. Joseph, & Dukes Memorial all have openings listed on their websites. They are all around the Kokomo area.
    Oct 26, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  10. Impossible for find a job for a new RN
    Apply at the places where you had clinicals & use your instructors as references. That's what worked for me. Good luck :)
    Oct 24, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  11. Dayshift or Nightshift: Which works better for families??
    Thanks so much for all the great input. I officially accepted an ICU nights position today & I would not have thought to do so without the encouragement of all of you. Many many...
    Apr 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Dayshift or Nightshift: Which works better for families??
    Thanks for all of your help. I know either shift is doable. I just keep telling myself there are working parents everywhere :) I am overwhelmed I think b/c I haven't worked f/t in soooo long &...
    Apr 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Dayshift or Nightshift: Which works better for families??
    Hi all~ I will be graduating in May & have been trying to decide which shift will work better for my family. I have four kids, 16-6 & have been a SAHM for the last 15 years. NS was a huge change...
    Apr 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Welcome Class of 2008!
    Light at the end of the tunnel anyone??? As far as the "light", I am beginning to see a little fuzzy bit. Before this semester, I would always be thinking about: 1. do i want to do this? 2. can i...
    Jan 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. public VS.private-this is long post-please read
    When I was thinking about going back to school, I looked at 1. school reputation (both public & private) 2. proximity 3. When could I start. When I tried to make my decisions on those three areas, it...
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Welcome Class of 2008!
    I'm in my fourth semester. I've thought about the RN to MSN program as I also have another degree (Speech Comm), but don't know if I'd ever get it done! There's nothing available locally like that,...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Welcome Class of 2008!
    What a great idea, Heather!:up: I am in my last semester of an ADN program, trying to decide if I want to go straight into the BSN classes. The thought of more school makes me want to puke, but...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. May/June 2008 Grads!!
    Welcome Jess & Good luck with your move. :cheers:
    Jan 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How to Make Procrit/Aranesp Injection Less Painful
    The patients I have given them to say it hurts less if they are given very slowly. I don't usually go faster than 1.5 min.;)
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. May/June 2008 Grads!!
    Thanks for the info. I haven't heard of it in Indiana, but you never know what the state will come up with next :)
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. May/June 2008 Grads!!
    [quote] if you don't mind my asking...what is that & why do you have to take it if you wait until september?
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. May/June 2008 Grads!!
    We're going to go to Walt Disney World as soon as finances allow. It will be the final piece of the plan.[/QUOTE] Sounds like a lot of people are doing the same thing :) Good luck to you &...
    Jan 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. May/June 2008 Grads!!
    When do you plan to take the NCLEX? ASAP Will you work before you take the boards? I don't think so, unless something fantastic presents itself Have you started applying for jobs? No- I...
    Dec 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. HELP PLS IM DESPERATE- medication calculations
    I am told that ALL dosage calculations can be solved by dimensional analysis. Get a good workbook & practice 15 minutes every day. Also see if your school has a nursing tutor that is willing to work...
    Oct 18, '07
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. help me choose a job-HOURS
    I would pick the first choice. You'll be at work only while your kids are in school & it won't disrupt your family time or your sleep. Sounds like a great opportunity :)
    Jul 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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