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  1. Moving reimbursement
    I personally would NOT bring it up. For all the reasons above.
    7:33 am
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Need opinions
    Did she place the vugarity in quotes? Because if the patient said it- they said it and it should be a non-issue.
    Nov 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. My Orthopedic Nurse Certification Exam (ONC) Heartbreaker
    Hey TheCommuter, I know you're a WGU student - so think of it as your pre-assessment! You got this!
    Nov 24
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  4. Complete RN Program from Scratch
    No pre-licensure program is completely online. There is ALWAYS a clinical component which must be completed.
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Applying for novice rn before state boards?
    Yes, your instructor should stop that! I'm guessing he/she hasn't applied for a bedside position in many, many years.
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Need Help to recover from night shift.
    Does your employer have an employee assistance program? Because it sounds like the problem is not nights per se- but the situation you are in. {{hugs}}
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nail polish and wraps
    We're currently amending our policy specifically to ban the jamberry nail decals/ wraps. They weren't in existence when the policy was first written.
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. PICU transition- adult or neonatal 1st?
    Agreed. We currently have TWO adult ICU nurses and one NICU. The transition for the adult ICU nurses was much smoother. The NICU person is struggling.
    Nov 20
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  9. Good nursing or learned dependence?
    Sometimes I forget how good we have it in the pediatric world. Our patients want NOTHING except to get outta Dodge. They will go home as you're bringing in their 'chicken nuggets and fries' * lunch...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. how are men treated at your workplace?
    As an aside: the 'lack of diversity' in nursing (gender-related) is NOT because men have been kept out of the profession, it is because men have not chosen the profession. Therefore, reparations are...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. pro vs con of online BSN
    I got my BSN through WGU. It would never have happened were it not for the online format. I work nights and could not have arranged my schedule to sit in a seat somewhere every Tuesday and Thursday...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Nursing occupation, politically ineffective due to inequalities of both gender?
    Nov 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. How full is your NICU usually?
    St. V???? :)
    Nov 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Nursing Sample Essays
    Let's hope not! Paying someone else to do your work will get you booted from nursing school in a big, fat hurry.
    Nov 15
    Forum: World Nursing
  15. How full is your NICU usually?
    Ours is packed to the gills all the time. In fact, they just added 12 'step-down' type beds. But we are the largest NICU in the state and do the most high risk deliveries in the state.
    Nov 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. Msn,rn,apn,acns-bc,cen,cpen
    OP- I actually know who you are referring to. In person. Leaving it at that
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. I'M Done..I'm ready to walk away from Nursing
    Private duty/ home care might be just the thing for you. I have a critical care job and a private duty/ home care job. one pays the bills the other feeds my soul in a way the $$ cannot. Think...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Blood Intolerance
    You overcome it by repeated exposure. I know many, many nurses who had a problem at one time- but all of them have overcome it. You will, too. There is so much more to nursing then blood!
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. The FOAM Movement And How To Improve Your Nursing Education
    Thank you- excellent article!
    Nov 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Online Schooling
    OP, What state are you in? WGU also has a pre-licensure BSN program in certain states specifically for folks like you. And the grads DO get jobs- because I work as a clinical instructor and see my...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. First week of work down as a GN and I am struggling!
    One week? I'm pretty sure that after one week I would not have been able to navigate the internet- such was my confusion. Take a deep breath- you'll get there!
    Nov 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. How do I Handle Trifling Calls?
    I'm disturbed by you calling a patient a 'worm' and dismissing his requests as 'trifling'. I'm certain he's able to pick up on your attitude.
    Nov 8
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Over staffed
    Ours goes by request first (this is unlimited- you can ask for every day off if you like) and then by who got what we call VTO (voluntary time off) last. If everyone declines- then the the person who...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Touro University Nevada
    I've also looked into their program and am interested in responses.
    Nov 5
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  25. nurse patient ratio
    This sounds suspiciously like a homework assignment..........
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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