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  1. What is your policy in DVT prevention following joint surgery
    Is there any screening process to determine the risk level like high risk, medium risk and average risk? Or everybody gets a standard treatment? I wonder if it is common to do pre-op screening for...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  2. What is your policy in DVT prevention following joint surgery
    Thank you so much Proppy. That helps alot.
    May 15, '10
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  3. What is your policy in DVT prevention following joint surgery
    I am doing a paper on prevention of DVT following joint surgery. I would very much like to hear from the ortho nurses on what policy their facility has in place to prevent DVT after Knee or Hip...
    May 14, '10
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  4. Dialysis electronic medical record system.
    Hi, as part of my BSN course, I am doing a project on how we can improve various clinical information systems (CIS). I came to know that many hospitals use advanced CIS like Crener, Epic, Mckesson,...
    Apr 3, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Fresenius as an employer?
    Fresenius as such is not a bad company to work for. They have good benefits and other programs. The experience varies depending on who you work with. And manager plays the big role, followed by your...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. Go away...is not generally true!
    Yeah. If you go to a place where everybody has one leg, you should also learn to walk with one leg.................otherwise you may find that you aren't welcome in that society..........Not...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. Go away...is not generally true!
    No offence to anybody but I have experienced that too. They even give the report in native language. We had english only policy but the DON, supervisors and the nurse managers were the first ones...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Go away...is not generally true!
    I am not sure which point you didn't get. In a nutshell, I was trying to say - there wouldn't be so many nurses and other employees from foreign country in one work place had this land not welcomed...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. Go away...is not generally true!
    I happened to be in the break room of a Nursing home during their lunch hours two days in a row last week. Here is my observation: There were four large round tables with six to eight chairs around...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. Filipino success stories....
    I understand people feel closer to people from the same ethnic group. But I wonder why you don't talk to somebody who is "Probably Mexican". What is so offensive about Mexican or other ethnicity?
    Dec 21, '08
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  11. Interesting facts on legal immigration
    It is unfortunate that your sister didn't get visa. The officials need to be convinced that you will come back to your country after visiting the US. Probably she wasn't able to convince them...
    Dec 20, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. More unemployment news
    Just spoke to two research nurses in a hospital who learned a week ago that their employer couldn't afford them anymore. There was an interview on the local news channel few days ago. A nurse...
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  13. effects of financial crisis in employment of foreign nurses?
    Agree with what you said-------- million percent.
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. effects of financial crisis in employment of foreign nurses?
    No doubt foreign nurses are hard-working. But I don't like the justification for tolerating exploitation. This is one reason, I think, the nursing organizations should be careful about endorsing the...
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Awake and alert? The same?
    I agree with the PP about the meaning of awake. If you aren't sleeping- you are awake. Alert doesn't always mean that you have to be oriented. Awareness of time, place and person may be categorized...
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. They have spoken..
    [QUOTE=SilverSurfer;3298970]USCIS OMBUDSMAN RECOMMENDS EXPEDITING, CENTRALIZING NURSE GREEN CARD CASES http://blogs.ilw.com/gregsiskind/[/ happy to know
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. Fresenius starting pay
    Based on experience ranges from 27 to 32 dollars. If you do acutes, you will get more.
    Dec 8, '08
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. Incorrect way to work in the US
    I think we should dedicate this forum to helping international nurses with their licensure, immigration, credentialing issues rather than attacking somebody personally. Suzanne is here to help....
    Dec 8, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. chicago area
    City College of Chicago has seven colleges throughout the city. $72 per credit hour for chicago residents. I thought there can't be anything cheaper. visit www.ccc.edu
    Dec 2, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. How do you think the New US President will affect Retrogression?
    On the matters of illegal immigration, I am with Lou Dobbs. I wish the new president would listen to him.
    Nov 11, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. X1 Rn For 46 Patients In Nursing Home
    I am not sure about the salary- probably depends on the years of experience. But in a typical night shift at LTC, you are expected to be responsible for at least 40 patients.....or even more. The...
    Oct 17, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  22. Old nurse wants to work
    When I saw the topic of this thread, I thought the writer must be 75-80 years old. I saw you are 45 years old. I think you should edit the subject of this thread. 45 years is not old, I have many...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Has any MUSLIM registered nurse encounter some discrimination in the US/Canada?
    Religion has been a big political issue in this country. Anybody who isn't deaf or blind must have heard/read the non-sense arguments about whether or not Barrack Obama is a Muslim. American public...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Has any MUSLIM registered nurse encounter some discrimination in the US/Canada?
    Having said all that bitter/sweet experience Muslim and muslim looking non-muslim people have to go through in everyday life, I still can't agree that the delay in processing of your application was...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. Has any MUSLIM registered nurse encounter some discrimination in the US/Canada?
    Few months after the tragedy of 9-11, one of our family friends (a physician) had to fly to Buffalo, NY for a conference. He already had a hotel reservation for the night. When he reached the hotel...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: International Nursing


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