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  1. Recommend Houston Staffing Agency for LVN?
    call Advantge Nursing Services. Thye have good pay ratest and they have work in the clear lake area. You can find their number in the yellow pages. Dave
    Aug 18, '05
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Want to move to Texas
    I am a nurse at Texas Childrens Hospital. I have over 18 years exp and make over 100k a year there. They start brand new nurses with no exp at a bit over 23. plus change per hour. I work with a...
    Aug 18, '05
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. You can't go upside down when you menstruate?
    ..
    Aug 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Concerned about this and other sites
    It does not list any jobs at all. It is all just public domain info that is gotten from each state board. Dave
    Jan 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What do you HATE to do at work?
    Ummm....thats a MAJOR OSHA violation. Suction cannisters are NEVER to be dumped out per OSHA they are to be disposed of in red bags. The fine is about 50,000 bucks for doing it. Dave
    Jan 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Concerned about this and other sites
    I paid the 9 bucks and got my report....It just shows where I have been licensed and when and past county of residence. It also has a section to show if you have had any action taken against you by...
    Jan 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Help with Digital Camera
    I use a Fuji Finepix F700. I love it. It is small. Can fit into a pants pocket and it is 6.2 megapixel. right now you can get them for about 300-350 max. has a 12x zoom and great photo editing...
    Nov 29, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Poor America doles our substandard social policy
    Where I work, it seems to us nurses that if you have no insurance you get BETTER treatment than if you have it. I have seen people with no insurance get admitted and get the "million dollar" workup...
    Nov 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Splenda and Hallucinations?
    Splenda is not really an artificial sweetner. it starts out as regular sugar but has one moleculechanged so that the body does not metabloize it the same way as sugar is. I would be more concerned...
    Nov 1, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How does your hospital handle staff who want to vote?
    Your management HAS to recognize your constitutional right to vote. Not to allow you to vote on the scheduled election day is against federal law. They will have to make provisions to allow you to...
    Oct 31, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Breast cancer crusade turns contentious
    As many men will die from Prostate cancer as will women from breast cancer yet it only gets 1/10 the funding and only 1/32 the publicity that breast cancer gets. I can see where there are battles...
    Oct 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. internships for foreign trained nurses???
    Texas Childrens Hospital in Houston offers these types of internships. We just had a 4 week internship student from Great Britian. If you want I can check here and find out what department you need...
    Oct 2, '04
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. A resident swore at me!
    Tell him that he can take his head out of his *** and that you will NOT tolerate being swore at or treated that way by ANYBODY!! Then tell him you will be taking uit up with his chief...all the way...
    Sep 6, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 2004 Presidental Election
    Just a quick clarifacation, VA budgets has not been cut in fact it has gone UP over 10 BILLION dollars over the last 2 years and this year also it id going up 2.4 billion more. Dave
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. New overtime law "myths and facts" Yes, hourly RNs are affected
    OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!! It's Monday 8/23 the dreaded OT deathday and uess what. Not one of us here that is paid hourly has heard that we will no longer be getting OT. The scare tactics that the Dems...
    Aug 23, '04
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. What would you do?
    Damn straight I am thinking MAJOR LAWSUIT . The shot they gave you could have consqences for you if there already is hormonal problems. Talk to a lawyer now. Dave
    Aug 21, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Seizure pts 101
    I work on a pedi neuro unit and we often see people hungry after seziures. Not everyone has the same type of seziure activity. I have only seen a few people urinate in themselves afterwards or...
    Aug 15, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Raunchy advertisement
    Come on this is ridiculous....Nurses as a group need to get over themselves and realize that it is ADVERTISING for crying out loud. So I see an ad shouwing someone as a scantily clad nurse or...
    Aug 5, '04
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. digital stimulation, any suggestions
    As a nurse who has worked extensively in the past on spinal cord injury patients, this is an EXTREMELY importany part of their care. A patient can be come impacted very quickly and it can cause...
    Jul 28, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing Salary Facts - You need to know!
    Several things wrong here. 1) Yes we do make too little money. That is a given. 2) The average rate of inflation for the 90's was 2.81%. adjustred for inflation the 1990 wages for a nurse...
    Jul 27, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I was surprised at different answers on my unit about medication!
    max dose on gent is 80 mg and never give faster than 30 minutes due to the fact that it can cause hearing damageif given faster. Also rememeber to figure the time of your flush in the total time...
    Jul 22, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. stupid mistake-  wanna quit
    Everyonemakes mistakes...hell after 17 years of doing this I still make mistakes. Also if the bag contained 20 mEq of K+ then even running it at 800 cc/hr would not have killed thepaitent in all...
    Jul 5, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Differences between male ER nurses and Females?
    Hell what about the women becoming more sensitive to the needs of us guys? :hatparty: Dave
    Jul 3, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Are you in Nursing for the Caring or the Cash?? Be Honest
    I am a charge/staff nurse in Houston. I work pedi. Dave
    Jun 23, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Are you in Nursing for the Caring or the Cash?? Be Honest
    I have lasted over 18 years now.....I am in it for the money. I will make over 120K this year working 3 days a week regularrly and maybe 1-2 days overtime a month. There is money in nursing. Dave
    Jun 23, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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