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  1. Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee
    I worked for Aurora for 14 years, both as an RN and as a Nursing Assistant. I highly reccommend you consider other places of employment. Enough said.
    Jan 9, '12
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  2. Are any of your patients getting tested for swine flu?
    At my hospital we are asking screening questions of every patient. If they answer yes to two or more of the 6 screening questions, then they must be tested for H1N1.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Threatened to be Fired for "patient safety" issues.
    When applying for other jobs, still list them as a place of employment. When it comes time to reference check, can you tell the prospective employer that your last supervisor no longer works there?...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Diluting IV narcotics = narcotics tampering?
    I agree with everyone. Does not make any sense at all. I have never heard of that logic.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Help!  I should've wasted a medication & didn't!
    We have all done it. Each and every one of us. Don't beat yourself up over it.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Stupid Nurse Trick... Don't try this at home... or work!
    LOL. These are hilarious!!!
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Accepting Gifts
    Gifts that family members/patients drop off such as food, bakery etc. is perfectly acceptable. But something of higher cost or something valuable is inappropriate and most facilities have codes of...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Proper Disposal of Meds
    In my facility, for IV meds we dispose of the liquid in the trash bin, then the vial in the sharps container. For pills they are placed in the sharps container intact.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Quick Question
    Depends on the facility you work for. In my hospital no nurse can be placed on light duty. You can only return to work at 100% capacity. In the meanwhile you use up your vacation time, then short...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Clarification Please?!
    You are correct. You only take the NCLEX once, pass it, then receive your license. Keep your license current and active.
    May 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Do nurses have good medical insurance?
    Sadly, what I am I saying is that the amount of money the insurance company will pay annually has a limit. Once, that limit is reached, they no longer cover anything. The cap amount is very high and...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Do nurses have good medical insurance?
    I don't think just because we are nurses we get any better benefits than anyone else. Where I work, at a major medical center and the largest employer in my state, the insurance is not good at all....
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Question about going PRN
    I understand what you are saying. But I don't think PRN is a good idea. I tried it once and you absolutely do not get the hours you think you will get simply because you are paid at a higher rate,...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Saudi Arabia
    Ruby, according to the website, I "do not have permission to send private messages.":typing
    May 9, '09
    Forum: World Nursing
  15. Saudi Arabia
    Actually I am not looking at UAE. I tried there for months unsuccessfully. I only have an Associates Degree, so the pay offered for a position with that type of degree was terrible. So onto Saudi I...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: World Nursing
  16. Psychiatric Nursing Jobs in UAE
    I just finished applying for multiple jobs in the UAE. Not for psych RN position as my experience lies in ICU, ER and PACU. I can tell you that you must have a BSN to be considered. The pay offered...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: World Nursing
  17. Saudi Arabia
    I have been applying for jobs through a nurse recruiter for work in Saudi Arabia. Anybody have any experience with this? My question; is it normal for the process to take so long? I have submitted...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: World Nursing
  18. Nursing job in Dubai (UAE)
    i am planning on moving from the usa to dubai and practice as a registered nurse. i have done hours of research and feel very comfortable with my decision. however, there are some questions i have...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: World Nursing


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