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  1. If you like your health insurance, you can keep it your insurance.  Period
    I Currently work for a hospice in Arizona. For the past year our company health insurance has been thru United Health care. I pay 60 dollars every two weeks for just myself. Co pays for DR visits 35...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Let's talk $$ for hospice. (Idea lifted from Agency nursing)
    RN Arizona triage nurse Su-TH salaried at 66,000/yr CM are salaried the same. Milage reimbursement is crap at 0.42 cents a mile. Would love to talk to the other Arizona posters. Clearly they are...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. I screwed up - Missing Nclex appointment
    Okay here is the deal. YOU ARE NEVER FULLY READY FOR THE NCLEX! I don't care what anyone says! Its a scary test, you poured all this work into going to school and you set a test date. TAKE THE TEST...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Hospice Nursing in Florida
    I am thinking of relocating to Florida. I have 5 years of hospice experience. What is hospice like there? Pay expectation for experienced nurse?
    May 19, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. I'm Losing hope in finding a Job
    [QUOTE=akemi2001;7330891]I have considered upstate like Albany, Rochester, Binghamtom and Buffalo. Call me crazy but I don't want to go there because I have looked up the crime stats in those areas...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Can Someone Explain The Nurse Licensure Compact To Me?
    Okay so I am going to try to give you the easy explanation.. I live and work in Arizona which is a compact state. What this means to me is lets say I took a nursing job in texas another compact...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Foley question
    MomRN do we have the same boss? LOL. I have a director who has that whole I am right and you wrong and you will do everything my way attitude! Very frustrating some days! I have gone rounds with her...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. Enforcement Review TX BON
    Curious as to why it is taking you guys so long. I moved to texas in 2007 and had to pay the 150 as well and was cleared within a month although maybe it didnt take as long because I was endorsing in...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  9. roxanol in neb treatments
    I have never nebulized morphine for a patient in chronic pain. I have however nebulized morphine at end of life for respiratory distress. And let me tell you it works wonders. It relaxes the...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Las Vegas - NOT new-grad friendly
    Thanks Dee. Thats what I plan on doing tomorrow.. Just wasnt sure if that would be approriate out here..lol.. i actually have a job interview tomorrow outside of the health care industry.. I needed...
    Sep 7, '08
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  11. Las Vegas - NOT new-grad friendly
    I am beginning to think its not just new Grads.. i have applied at Sunrise, and Valley Health systems. I am a nurse with 2 years experience and I have yet to get called for an interview. Is it the...
    Sep 6, '08
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  12. Open Letter to Nursing School Seniors...
    Nursing students that are selfish, catty and back-biting..say it isnt so.. Sad to see that not much as changed. More nursing schools should give a class on team work and how to get along with fellow...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Tips for New Hospice Nurse
    Sue. I actually took a pay raise coming to hospice. But anyway. I know all about the paperwork!! Now i seem to be having communication issues and learning how to deal with families approriately. I...
    Mar 4, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Insulin...When/ When not to give
    Let me reclarify something. Most floors have standing Diabetic protocol. and Standing Sliding scale protocol. I think i misread the post and started myself on a tangent..lol Our standing protocol...
    Feb 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Insulin...When/ When not to give
    Um since when does a nurse ever need an order to hold insulin? That is a nursing judgment. I worked on a cardiac unit with lots of diabetics and we would always hold the insulin if we felt it was...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New CNA in ICU need Tips!!
    Its not that easy to do but I have seen it happen. And you would not believe how fast I have seen people running to get to that patient.. (just grab the wall and stay out the way if you dont know...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Has anyone ever seen a nurse do something wrong in clnicals?
    Personally PATIENT SAFETY should always be a priority. You will learn there is a big difference between "textbook nursing" and the reality of being overworked, short on staff and you have 5 patients...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. New CNA in ICU need Tips!!
    And to add to that..make sure they show you the difference between the code light and the button to turn the call light off. My first week on a unit no one showed me the difference(they were right...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. New CNA in ICU need Tips!!
    And if you do accidently extubate, make sure you hit the code light and call a code!!!!:yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Is it true nurses dont like their job?
    Remind me not to let you stick me lol :D:roll I absolutely love my job now. It took me many job changes to find an aspect that I truly loved. Dont get me wrong. I liked peds and NICU were I first...
    Feb 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Maybe nursing's NOT for me? :( Suggestions/Advice?
    Hmm maybe OR nursing might be for you, or a postpartum. Most moms on post partum can toliet themselves. The fresh c-section patients are up by the next morning after surgery. There are so many...
    Feb 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My sister is on life support
    I am so sorry for what you are going thru, my thoughts and prayers are going out to you tonight! Several years ago I lost my grandma and grandpa on the same day. I remember crying for days because I...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Things you would LOVE to say to your nursing instructors...
    Okay I know that most of you are still in school, it looks like nursing school never changes.. you guys have given me a chuckle because I think we have all had those instructors that you want to beat...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. kind of a whiny thread
    Please dont stress yourself out you are there to learn!!!! When I was in nursing school I think i had to redo it twice.. I kept messing up with the sterlie gloves. And My instructor was a big...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Disrespectful Employees
    I was reading this thread and I just had to respond. I have only been a nurse for 2 years. Worked Mother baby in a hospital before I went to LTC. I ended up after a week being night charge nurse on a...
    Feb 14, '08
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant


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