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  1. Will prescribed Phentermine keep me from being hired?
    Why would phentermine pose an obstacle to being hired? I guess I don't understand the reason for your concern. Phentermine may be considered a potential risk for anesthesia, but not for employment....
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Quick run down on different specialties in nursing and the priorities.
    I doubt that an RN in person can do any better than this answer: "All nursing areas have the same priority - keep the patient safe, meet patient needs, support healing/recovery & provide quality...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Quick run down on different specialties in nursing and the priorities.
    Welcome to Allnurses.com! I've been here a while and I think that your question may be the broadest question I've ever seen! There isn't really a "quick run down" answer. I think if you go to the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hospitals Providing More Time for Nurses to Spend with Patients
    Most likely it will be that employees who are respected and treated fairly are happier and more productive.
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Hospitals Providing More Time for Nurses to Spend with Patients
    I don't believe the vast majority of "reporting" on the field of healthcare, nursing in particular. Of course I didn't see the whole article, but I would think that this is not really newsworthy...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. "Floating" IV
    OP, what are the risks that you are worried about?
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Patient transfers from wards to ICU
    If I understand the question correctly, a patient would be transferred from the regular floor (ward?) to ICU when their condition worsens and they meet the criteria for ICU status. There is no way...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nursing as a distinct body of knowledge
    "Can anyone tell me what body of knowledge we nurses possess that other health care professions do not possess?" None that I can think of, other than nursing diagnoses. "or in other words,...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Not to beat a dead horse but ...
    It wouldn't really be a weird twist if you don't get accepted immediately into the ADN program. They are very highly valued by students due to the very same criteria - affordable tuition. They...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. States with no income tax?
    LOL! Gonna have to trust me on this one. Unless a state has seceded from the Union, its citizens ARE paying Federal income tax. Do you really think the IRS (or all the other states, for that...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. States with no income tax?
    States cannot do away with Federal taxes. States don't have that power. Not sure what you mean by "defer." Every law-abiding citizen of the U.S. with an income above a certain level pays Federal...
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Top 5 Do's Top 5 Dont's
    Don't be too hard on yourself the first year. Or even two. Do understand that EVERYONE feels overwhelmed, anxious and sometimes incompetent in their first year. It's not just you.
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ask an RN - technology in healthcare
    A big part of your assignment is to have actual face-to-face interaction with a nurse. Answers on an online forum may be honest and factual - or NOT. Call your local hospital and ask to speak to a...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Abuse at school
    OP, are you in any type of counseling? If not, it might be worthwhile to consider it.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Abuse at school
    No one is denying anything. There's not enough detail to even be able to deny.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Abuse at school
    It was VERY nice. Happy to say that I didn't have a single "abusive" teacher.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Abuse at school
    "How do you deal with student abuse from teachers in nursing school? Nurses are terrified to address this topic, some even to the point of absolute denial. What do you suggest to do? For the...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    You took the words out of my mouth, Esme. I've even seen threads complaining that the oldsters aren't getting out of the way fast enough these days:roflmao: However, I will say that it's been my...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Non-medical Homecare Agency... How to pay Nurses?
    Thank you. Good luck with your new company!
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Summit Health, W-9 form, help!
    I think the question goes way beyond which box you should check. If you take this position, you will obviously be responsible for your own tax situation. The employer will not be withholding...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Non-medical Homecare Agency... How to pay Nurses?
    Just curious: if you are providing non-medical care, why do your clients need nursing assessments?
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Want to do more nursing
    I guess it depends upon what type of healthcare takes place in your office. When I worked for an orthopedic surgeon, I mixed injections, did basic health history assessments (the doc would follow...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Let's hear about your worst shift ever!
    Fragile, elderly female on Golytely protocol, on & off bedside commode. Blood to hang in another room, but (at the time) required RN at bedside for first 15 minutes so hadn't hung it yet. Gang...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I don't know if I will go back to school now
    Only you can decide.
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    " What I can say, however, is that it is difficult for me to understand how, in one breath, nurses complain about doctors lack of respect for them, but in the next claim it doesn't happen in order to...
    Jul 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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