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  1. Verbal order
    Hi! What do we know about verbal/telephone orders :eek: 1. Do they need to be co-signed by the practitioner who ordered? 2. What type of orders can or can not be given via verbal order to an RN...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. scope of practice and delegated tasks to RN's
    Dear classicdame! Thanks for your response. The nursing scope of practice in my state is determined by weather the nurse has been trained to perform the task which has to be a "reasonable and...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. New grad RN in LTC & HH - how soon did you find a job?
    I was in a similar situation a few years back as a new grad with no hospital positions available. I took a LTC position and lasted a whole year. Yes you can gain good experience, skills and...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. scope of practice and delegated tasks to RN's
    This may or may not be the right forum to post this question:rolleyes: I'm giving it a try anyway... What would be the best source to contact with specific questions R/T tasks which can and can not...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Document reviews & signature in the ambulatory setting
    Hi! Like I have seen here in previous discussions, the question of weather a certain assignment delegated to an RN by a physician is kosher or not is common in this setting... :uhoh3: The local...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. Being a new nurse is causing depression
    Hang in there!!! you sound so much like me :eek: I have to say though, almost 3 months into the job and those "after shock" hours/days after the shifts happen less and less. I used to come home and...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Help with LTC nursing
    "How do you get organized?" Like mentioned in another post, knowing your residents, their meds, their needs is a great piece but even if you'll have to be a floater for a while, eventually you will...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Help with LTC nursing
    I agree. Stability, knowing your people and getting familiar with their needs and meds will be easier when you are work consistently with the same ressidents. As a floater is it so much more...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Tough Clinical Instructor
    :angryfire so sorry to hear. While I am truly not trying to discourage you usually a reputation of a nursing instructor has a good basis, coming from other students who have been thru the experience...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Being a New Grad stinks
    Hi AniRN, I totaly agree with you - being a new grad stincks these days, and it wasn't this way only a short 5-6 months ago. I have also been looking in the Denver metro area and found the exact...
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. New nurse needs help
    That sounds like a good floor you are working on... in many places you have to adjust to the 5-6 workload fast. That's great to hear there are hospitals out there which allow newgrads to feel...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Hi I'm considering nursing
    Hi Brian! There are several things I wish I had been aware of, 5 years ago when I was in your shoes. Now, after surviving & graduating nursing school and even passing the NCLEX and becoming an RN...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  13. Nurses & Insurance
    Very good points, thanks for the insight. Is a policy such as provided by NSO cocvers RN's off duty or between jobs as well? what happens if I act as a good sameritan in any public situations and...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New nurse needs help
    5-6 pt. may be a decent load for an experienced RN and it definatly takes time to build up skills and time management abilities in order to safelt and effectively care for 6 pt. In nursing school,...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Nurses & Insurance
    who is your policy carrier? Most responses I read on the subject recommend NSO. Is there anything else out there that is worth checking?
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses & Insurance
    Hello! As a fresh new RN, I was wondering what is your opinion on carrying additional insurance policies beyond what is provided by the employer. What is your take regarding the change in the "good...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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