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  1. Need to find an accelerated BSN program that I can get into!
    Lakeview College Nursing is a great place to start for information, I suggest you give them a call. I have taken classes at "Ivy League" schools and community colleges, Lakeview College of Nursing...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Prayers for  Oklahoma
    Prayers for all involved.
    May 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I dropped out. Please console me
    Sounds like you need some reassurance, so here goes: So far getting your BSN shows you have what it takes. Nursing school is hard. You have demonstrated that you can do what you set your mind up...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Botox for urinary issues HELP!!!
    Where I work in UM I came across a provider asking for prior authorization use of Botox and used "Mouse Units" as the unit. My question is: How many mouse units are in a 100 unit vial of Botox??? ...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Corizon
    I worked for Corizon for about 3 years. Started out Correctional MedicalServices (CMS). CMS bought out Prison Health Services (PHS) and then renamed the company Corizon. In short Corizon is CMS and...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Does your employer make accommodations for your disability?
    As a manager I always try to make accommodations unless it seriously affected the operations. I got a new traveling job with a state agency 2 weeks before I turned 50. I went to my age 50 check up,...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  7. LTC  geri chairs
    Thank you for your feed back. I am thinking infection control issues like black mold inside the padded cushion (that are not suppose to get wet).
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  8. LTC  geri chairs
    What do you do... Tried everything to keep resident safe, can only shower resident in padded geri chair. Anyone ever come accross this?? If so... What have you done?
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. HIPAA and Correctional Officers
    Ok OK everyone. I work in a Minimum security prison. We in medical do mouth checks and sometimes we have an officer in the HS pill pass. The LT;s whole reason was to monitor those on Effexor, I do...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. HIPAA and Correctional Officers
    We all know that there are times in corrections where HIPAA although is being followed, our officers can hear sensitive information, this is when they fall under the same HIPAA rules as we do. Our...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  11. Seizures real vs fake
    We respond in a fashion that is evidenced based to include lab theraputic values, then if this behavior continues well it becomes a safety issue for our patients and they must wear a helmut while...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. Personal Hygiene
    Tampons are not available, I doubt they will be for quite some time.
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Corizon--Long hiring process?
    Sorry to hear about your untimely possible position. I work for Corizon and can tell you that we try to get people in as soon as possible. Sometimes our background checks can take up to 8 weeks. I...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. Personal Hygiene
    So I was conducting a personal hygiene class to our female inmates and found out they use menstrual pads as tampons. Has anyone ever taught about this? I should not be surprised by what people do, I...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. Is Corrections a good job for a new RN Grad???
    I would say yes and no. 1. What is your nursing goals professionally. where do you see your self 5 years from now. 2. You need experience working with the population in corrections...both patient...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. Do nurses get out on time working corrections?
    I am the DON in a major prison facility. Our nurses generally get out in time barring any emergencies. We have a no overtime rule. Now as far as paperwork/documentation goes we are on par with...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. Holiday ideas for nursing staff
    I have had a pot luck in the past. I also have written down each staff members name and then had staff randomly draw a name. They then have to write a one to two sentences about this person on paper...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  18. What is the weirdest thing someone has been admitted to the hospital for?
    Had a prison female c/o vaginal pain. Found a galss brown full beer bottle that had been there for at least 4 days per patient. Sent to hospital ED where admitted for surgery. Ended up septic and in...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. CNA troubles
    I began my health care career as a NAC before you had to be certified. I remember tying people to the wheelchair so they would not fall. I was a high school drop out...never went to a traditional...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Unbelievable inmate requests
    my two favourites are 1. my kidneys are visible swollen. my staff were reluctant to respond, i on the other hand wanted to...just to see visible swollen kidneys 2. a request to attend a gout...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. Pre-pouring or Preparing, That is the Question
    At our facility we do both. We pop out pills in the am and noon as it is not a big pass time. At H.S. my nurses pre pull their meds due to the high number of them. It bothers me sometimes as the DON...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  22. Emergency Response Equipment
    Can anyone tell me what is inside your emergency bag? We have all the basic supplies including an AED. We do not keep any medication such as scheduled II narcs. We do have epi pens. We do respond...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  23. why is the corrections facility hiring so much?
    there is some turn over because of the nature of correctional nursing. below are some of the reasons nurses have provided me upon being terminated...both voluntary and fired. some of the following...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. Can any nurses help me with documentation? I'm a nursing student.
    nursing schools teach documentation every step of the way, we just document as we go along. there are different types of documentation and how to organize that documentation. the most popular by far...
    Feb 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Diabetic care in corrections.
    i work at a state prison and am a director of nursing. our state diabetic offenders can pick a healthy diet, and can be provided a diabetic snack. they do have access to the commissary to buy what...
    Feb 6, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing

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