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  1. Can you have a life AND do HH?
    Well.... I have answered my own question and the answer is ....... NO!! It is 11:00 AM Sunday morning and I have been documenting since 9AM and probably have about 2 more hours to go. But I am...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Can you have a life AND do HH?
    Thanks for all the input. I am still working at the same HH agency, but definitely looking to get out. I have had a talk with my clinical director and branch manager and was basically told "this is...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Can you have a life AND do HH?
    I am a previous hospital nurse who has been doing home health for about 2 months. So far it has been a nightmare! I am charting every night after I finish seeing patients and most of the weekend. ...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. NP program that provides clinicals/preceptors
    I have the same question. I am interested in any school in any state that sets up clinicals/preceptors. I do not want the headache of trying to set up my own. I have been accepted into a program...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Staying Motivated
    I'm in the same situation right now. I am taking theory and statistics.. I absolutely HATE the theory class and every second I spend working on the ridiculous projects assigned is a massive...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. HELP! PMHNP vs. LCSW
    I was a licensed social worker for 13 years before going back to school in 09 to get my BSN. I am now in a FNP program. I would never get my masters in social work because the pay is so low. There...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. IM Injections
    Situation: IM Phenergan injection in the deltoid of obese patient resulting in an immediate, small localized knot at injection site. I don't know the specifics of the needle size and method used. ...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. How do you apply for a Florida nursing license?
    You don't need to pay anyone to do this. Just go to the Florida Board of Nurisng website and follow the instructions. The information for the medication error ceu's is on the website as well as how...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. Information about Suncoast Hospice
    I am a hospice RN moving to Pinellas Co. to be near my daughter. I am interested in working for Suncoast Hospice. If anyone has any information about the work environment I would greatly appreciate...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  10. Bullying--The Other "B" Word
    Witchy, bully, rude, hateful, catty....whatever...it is all unacceptable and I should not have to spend my time trying to figure out which one you are projecting. It is completely unnecessary even...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Masters Entry Programs - Is a BSN necessary to practice as an NP in some states?
    I am a UPenn NP student. Yesterday we had a panel of nurse recruiters come to the school to talk to us about what they look for when hiring. There were 5 recruiters and all said that they will NOT...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Job outlook for new grad NPs without nursing experience
    I am a NP student at UPenn. Yesterday we had a panel of recruiters from local hospitals come and speak about how they screen candidates and what they are looking for. There were 5 recruiters there...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Hiring outlook for ADN vs. BSN in your town?
    I recently graduated with a BSN in Texas and have never had a problem finding a job. I worked at Baylor in Dallas right out of school. On my unit... they hired ADNs ONLY if they had experience. ...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. Worst Interview Ever!!
    Don't let the opinion of ONE person discourage you. She cannot not possibly speak for the entire nursing community in your area. Nor can she know the attitudes of all of those responsible for...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Comfortable Shoes
    Keen low top hiking shoes! These are great if you have high arches. I absolutely love them and they last forever.
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. are jobs on craigslist legitimate?
    A Licensed Social Worker can be either a bachelors or a masters level. At least in my state, it is not uncommon for a social worker to be the director of a HH or Hospice. I got a temporary job from...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. PNP at UPenn
    I'm not sure when I do clinicals. I am going to go full-time and I don't start until May. I know you are excited to start classes!!!! Are you from Philadelphia?
    Jan 7, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. PNP at UPenn
    Hey AtomicWoman. I have been accepted into the ANP program as well..... well actually the GNP/ANP dual program. Anyway, my program begins in May. You start in January? Do you already have a BSN...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. I feel like I missed out... can anyone give me advice?
    You shouldn't feel insecure or bad about asking for help. It is always safer to have two people when you are transferring. It is better for the patient to have two people when turning patients and...
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. UPenn phone interview for MSN program
    It only took a week. They were very prompt. My interviewer told me if I did not hear back in two weeks to send them an email. But that was not necessary. What program are you applying for? I...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. Any hospital hiring new grads? anywhere in the country?
    I know they prefer BSN, but not sure if they hire ADNs as new grads. All of the new grads hired since I have been there have been BSNs. However, that may not be true for every department/speciality.
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Any hospital hiring new grads? anywhere in the country?
    Are you talking about Trinity Mother Francis? If so, I did my clinicals there a year ago. I loved it! Baylor Dallas hires new grads. I was hired there right out of school in 2009 and we just...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. What to put into resume for NP school?
    It didn't hurt me any. I didn't have any of those things either. I applied to two schools and was accepted into both.
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Attire for clinicals
    Darn it!!! Scrubs are so comfortable! Thanks for the input and for the ideas for shoes. As a floor nurse, I wear Keen hiking shoes and I LOVE them. That's not going to work with business attire!
    Sep 3, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Attire for clinicals
    What did you wear for NP clinicals? Scrubs or regular clothes? I am starting school next fall and just thought about this!
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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