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  1. Excelsior Grads - Where are they now?
    I started Excelsior in 9/08 and graduated officially 9/09 with my ADN . Now, I am working in Home Health (love it) in NC and my salary from LPN in LTC went from 32,000 to 63,000 this past year! Do I...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Administerring 5-fu at home, urgent advice needed
    I work for a home health company and we do chemo in home but we only hook up to the pump and take it down. We do not mix or program the pump . The pharmacy mixes and programs the pump , we only check...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. most troubling trend in healthcare
    No, Common Sense.......I meant that there isn't any common sense left in nursing anymore. Instead you are given 1500 hundred mundane task and documentation "their way". Shucks big brother can jump in...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. most troubling trend in healthcare
    And of course where did COMMON SENSE go?...out the door
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I hate being a nurse
    Yes...Definatley have another job before you resign .....take it from me....that's not a good feeling....cause I've been there and done that....but yes if you are already stressed from home life then...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. I hate being a nurse
    OMG....I had just typed this lengthy letter but it got deleted....So, now I will say in a nut shell....NO job is worth feeling that way......polish your resume' and get back out there into the job...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. DONE with interviews and indecision - it's depressing
    If it makes you feel better I'm right there with you! But I finally found a job on night shift in which I hate and I drive 45 minutes one way. I am sleepy on my days off and unable to arouse to...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Experience
    Not funny but funny gohogs. That's interesting you ask, because I am going through the same thing. I was an LPN for seven years prior so I thought in the nursing world they would give you credit for...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Triamcinolone/Miconazole on an open wound!?!
    I have seen in wound care that there are alot of things you would not expect to be used..I have even heard of bismuth and bourbon? go figure, never question MD unless you have MSN beside your...
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. What will you do after floor nursing?
    I think eventually I would like to become a case manger and/or a diabetes educator in a hospital setting. I have my asn and plan on obtaining my BSN as soon as I decide the route! I have worked in...
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Those in Med Surg
    Just got hired as a night shift nurse 7pto 7a for a med surge floor. The nurse manager stated I would have 5 patient ratio because she recently had alot of nurses quit because the patient ratio had...
    Nov 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Turned in my Resignation
    Well I am applying for mds job within the new facility I am at. If they do not give it to me I have a job offer at a hospital . The other facility that I worked for did not adequately train me not to...
    Nov 13, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. How to deal with constant calls to come into work?!
    LOL I know the feeling when I first became a nurse I used to feel guilty when I said NO. Now, almost 9 years later I'm cursing them under my breath when I say no! This is part of the reason why...
    Nov 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RN thinking of going back to school for dental hygeine?
    Thanks Guys! I think I was venting and I am burnt out in LTC! But GREAT NEWS ! Got a job offer for a med surge unit will get 10 weeks orientation and will only have 6 patients!
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. LTC? or Hospital?
    Got a job offer for a med-surge floor ! It's 3rd shift but ya gotta start somewhere! Even though I am not a brand new grad I am new to the hospital. So they are giving me a 10 week orientation!WOO...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. RN thinking of going back to school for dental hygeine?
    linearthlinker, I can settle for boring at this point it beats feeling like I'm going to fall apart on the job!
    Nov 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. RN thinking of going back to school for dental hygeine?
    Thanks but that was my thoughts all along keep the RN as fall back. I have always heard that new RDH makes 50+ first year! And that's with all holidays off and probably leave early on wednesdays or...
    Nov 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. RN thinking of going back to school for dental hygeine?
    I am thinking of going back for dental hygeine since I have become so disatisfied in nsg! Any takers? Input please feeling burnt out in nsg I have been an LPN for 7 and RN for 1 and counting. Mon-Fri...
    Nov 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Primary household earner?
    Chellane, I am right there with you. I have applied for another position inside the company I am working and also have an application being considered for a hospital. I have been so stressed since I...
    Nov 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Primary household earner?
    I am the primary breadwinner. I carry the family's insurance and hope and pray I won't crack. Been under a great deal of pressure with everything! My husband is hoping to break into new career of...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Another nurse bites the dust due to facebook
    I suppose I have been guilty a time or two with facebook. However, I have never identified a patient. I have remarked that I lost a patient today. So what are your thoughts on that? It's in the...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. is a BSN going to soon be required?
    Well in my home state and my home town BSN is required for Diabetes Educator. All the jobs advertised required a BSN or MSN. Actually had to go to a diabetes class in another local town ( I was...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. is a BSN going to soon be required?
    I was told by Excelsior that many Magnet hospitals are now requiring BSN's. Is it written in stone? I don't think so. However, I do believe in my lifetime that this will become a major issue. Which I...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. LTC? or Hospital?
    Thanks everyone! Dave you are right, but in LTC you become more aquainted with the patients which causes some emotional attachment. I do not think it would be the same in a hospital setting. And as...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. LTC? or Hospital?
    I've had my RN now for a little over a year. Prior to that I was an LPN for seven years. I have only worked in LTC and have always wanted to try out the hospital. Which was one of my primary reasons...
    Nov 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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