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  1. Sooooo many meds!
    That's pretty high for us also, my camp is in NJ also
    Jun 24
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  2. Did I make the right decision?
    Taking care of my children, is always the best decision for me. No matter how hard a struggle it is, don't go to the job and sit and be miserable, look at it as your way out and to a better future. I...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Insulin Pump at 4 week camp
    We have gotten a few kids with pumps. Our camp is proactive when it comes to kids with diabetes . We have orders from the pediatrician or endocrinologist . Regarding sliding scales, snacks, carb...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  4. Travel dialysis nursing
    I'm excited please come back and post to let us know about your experience
    Jun 3
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Best Sick Call slips
    The funniest one I got was from an elderly man that said, the marihuana smoke from cell 23, is aggravating his asthma. ( after investigating, it wasn't from him, just someone snitching on the...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Women's Prison
    I have worked in both, I don't play the penis games. I will write you up and I will confront you about it. Some officers will address it, and some won't . I was the only black RN and they never made...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Private companies that contract with county jails.. good or bad to work for..
    I guess it depends on the company, I worked for a company and the big companies. They both have issues and lawsuits. Keep your practice in with the scope and follow the rules and you should be ok
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. How easy is it to lose a license in correctional setting?
    I worked in corrections for over 5 years, and I have seen 1 nurse lose here license. It was at her per firm job at a nursing home. I can say that , nurses who view the inmates as less than, that's...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. Acute dialysis nurses- let's talk money..(again)
    Philadelphia, I work directly for the hospital and pay is contingent on experience, by the union pay scale. We have call pay 3.15 hour and time/half when called in.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. 2015 Work Thread
    I start Camp Vacamas in NJ on May 28. Can't wait
    Jun 1
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  11. 2015 Work Thread
    I will be returning back to Camp Vacamas in NJ, my 7 th year. It's 2 hours away from my home, so now since I have a full time job at a Level 1 Trauma hospital . I go once a week and stay 2 days, my...
    May 11
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  12. Travel dialysis nursing
    I haven't started yet, planning to start in August 2015.
    May 11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. has anyone done the WGU online RN to BSN program?
    I Clepped them as part of my ADN
    Feb 26
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. Dialysis nurses: Needing advice :)
    I was an Lpn for 3 years, then became an RN. I went into dialysis as a new RN. I have learned so much, sometimes I have had to brush up on things I didn't know, and at times wanted to quit. Stuck it...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. Solutions for Acutes?
    I used to think the same when I first started, until I got so many unnecessary treatments, just for the sake of the Docs having someone to do for the day. Or wanting to dialyzeva a pt, when I'm...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. LVN in Dialysis
    I believe that you can't piggyback Iv narcotics and give blood transfusions. LPN's can do IV meds, that depends on the job, not the scope of practice
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. CHN Certification with BONENT
    I think on there website is a study guide.
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. dialysis nursing...i want to run fast and far away
    Being a dialysis nurses, is either or you like it or you hate it. I was oriented by techs until I learned the machines, and how to stick. I never had an abusive tech , and yes I quite frequently...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  19. Solutions for Acutes?
    We recently had an issue with a nurse being called back in, after a 17 hour day. She had just arrived home, and was called back. She told the Renal fellow, that she needed at least a few hours before...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. Ebola patient is on dialysis
    Being a dialysis nurse at a Level 1 hospital in My city. I had the same conversation with my co workers. I just told them, sorry but I woud not be doing the treatment, my children having a mother is...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  21. Excelsior and Georgia RN License
    I graduated in 2010. I currently work in a Level 1 trauma center in philadelphia so with documentation I shouldn't need a preceptorship
    Jul 22, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. 2014 camp work thread
    We have a bear that visits the Health center everynight. So now we have resorted to putting any food out in the am.
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  23. Practical scrub color in Dialysis...
    Nurses wear blue at my hospital and I have bleach on almost every pair. I used to be a very stylish nurse before I went in to dialysis. I used to wear white pants on bleach days
    Jul 10, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  24. Why Do Not More Clinics Push Home Dialysis?
    I talk to pts all the time about home hemp they usually just say they have no help or don't want to do it. I especially ask my more difficult pts who always complain and never are happy with anything...
    Jun 29, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  25. Travel Nursing
    Try the clep or Dante's exam Public speaking. Just google it for more info, or go to degreeforum. Net and you can find some info on this exam
    Jun 25, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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