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  1. The dumbest things you've heard from a provider
    wow Seriously? LOL
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. a new name for Hiatal Hernia?
    pericardial diaphragmatic herniaParaesophageal ! Yes that is it! When did they come up with that? Isn't just a fancy name for Hiatal Hernia? Thank you so much!
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nurses with Multiple Sclerosis
    I was on meds for MS and Crohn's but because my income went down by 25,000 dollars a year, I can't afford the copays. All I take now is thyroid medication( had thyroid cancer in 09) Russian Roulet?...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. Nurses with Multiple Sclerosis
    good for you with the MSN. I graduated in 2010 with my GNP and a secondary degree in Nursing education. I have MS, Crohn's and just within the past week a slipped disk. I thaught that if I had more...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. a new name for Hiatal Hernia?
    Just a short question. I am a nurse(rn) and an NP(although I just inactivated my GNP licence-no jobs in NY). Anyway, my husband has a hiatal hernia,but his MD says it isn't called that anymore. I did...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Correct way to give IM injections?
    I am a nursing lab instructor. The ATI videos the student's watch say EVERY IM is to be given Z-track. Does anyone know the EBP behind it? Seems like overkill to me and I have seen some students...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. 57 and need to start over YET AGAIN!
    wound care is tough. I could only do it for three months. You are wrapping a leg in a profore dressing that weighs 20lbs by itself.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Nurses with Multiple Sclerosis
    Hi, I am an RN(Actually a GNP) with MS. I have had some pretty bad excerbations. The MS doesn;t bother me so much, I've had it for 18 years. Two years ago I was diagnosed with Crohns too. The combo...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    For me, no it was not worth it. I love geriatrics, but as a GNP, there are no jobs. When the last of the GNP program graduated(myself included in that 3 people who graduated). I don't feel it was a...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. How do you handle a big faculty turn-over?
    Hi: I worked as faculty at a four year college in the undergrad program. I left and now I am back as a lab coordinator. Since I have been gone(one semester), we have had a giant turn over in faculty...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. anyone working as just a Geronotological Nurse Practitioner?
    I went to school in Rochester, New York first to get my BS in Nursing then my MS as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner(GNP). I have three credits short of a cerficate in Nursing Education. I am an...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Nurse Faculty Loan Program
    I live in NY. I thought it was for all my loans(100,000 for BS and MS) . Only covered 13,000 and had to teach for four years. Have health issues so I had to leave my job(won't get into it, read it...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Theory based nursing school?
    the school I attended In Rochester NY was based around culture (madiline Lininginger(sp). The school I teach at says that theory based SON is "Old School" No pun in intended.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. I apologize..
    I am so sorry you have to be exposed to that. Big hug to you. Sometimes you have to leave for your own sanity. God Bless you.
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Nurse with disabilities trying to find a job that fits
    dthfytr: I am so sorry. Polymyositis is nasty. I am sorry you don't have family and friends either. Just A little story. My hubby and I met 25 years ago in Rochester NY(where I am from). We were...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. I think I'm done with nursing.
    Rhi007: you are lucky that you have co workers that are so supportive. I have had job where they are less than friendly.Same with the patients.
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nurse with disabilities trying to find a job that fits
    I am so sorry. I hope you do get disability. Yes people have told me the same thing, get a job in case management (either through the hospital or insurance copanies. Maybe a Social security lawyer...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  18. New to Agency Nursing- and worried
    Dear Kcmy: that is exactly who I am supposedly working for-favorite. I have been a nurse for 18 years,but haven't started an IV since 1999. Agree they are dirt bags. I NEVER said I had been a...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  19. New to Agency Nursing- and worried
    been out of work without ANY money for 6 weeks now (last job was per diem). I got one shift in November. I told them I was a charge nurse(I was back in 1999,in school until 2010. Can't find a job as...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  20. Dear British "Hoaxed" Nurse:
    I agree. As a survivor of a serious attempt, you can't tell anyone if it was worth it. Also the news SAYS the hospital was supportive of the nurse, but you don't know. Once a long time ago, a patient...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Nurse with disabilities trying to find a job that fits
    babynurse: I agree with you. Why is it that the profession that cares can't care about its own. I am not supposed to be working either(MS, Crohn's disease, Thyroid Cancer, Hypoparathyroidism) but I...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Why are new nurses treated poorly?
    Historically, it has to do with schools of nursing being"Millitant" and being a female occupation. It might have a bit to do with being a man, but moreover, it has to do with "when I was new, I was...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Disable and uses Supplemental  Oxygen
    Billing and coding is a speciality, you need a degree for it. Disability nursing for insurance companies(on the phone all day), they want experoence and certification. I just worked in a wound...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. Nurse with disabilities trying to find a job that fits
    Thank you for this Marisette, but every job I have applied for as a case manager, I haven't gotten. Maybe because they are through insurance companies?
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorder as a nurse
    Yes PLEASE! As a nurse with MS and Crohn's and who has been treated for cancer, WHAT NURSING JOB DO YOU DO AT HOME???!!! OH PLEASE! I am running out of ideas to find a job that DOESN'T whip me....
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities


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