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  1. Is this legal?
    Others would be happy to have your position in today's economy/nurse over-supply. Sounds as if your employer is simply trying to,stay afloat in the face of dwindling patient census. i do not...
    5:54 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Humor me please with a question from my son...
    Ha! I would at least attempt to use a cast-saw to remove the silver mold.
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Need a little bit of Info for school Project.
    And FWIW, these are broad questions that require considerable time & effort to answer completely. Please be conscientious in your gratitude for those who take the time to meet with you.
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Transitioning from bedside nursing to case manager for insurance companies
    You must be willing to represent your company's position on any given claim. That position may or may not coincide with your vow as a nurse to be a patient advocate.
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Struggling And Unsure ... Temporarily
    I would hesitate to place such responsibility for your grades on the instructors. Dropping out and hoping for "better" instructors is not really a productive plan. Who knows - you might get...
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. What can RT's do that RN's can't?
    http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/nurse-vs-respiratory-952933.html http://allnurses.com/nurse-colleague-patient/do-rts-ever-944361.html ...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Ebola- Quarantine/Quasi quarantine Yes or No?
    How many Americans have contracted Ebola from casual contact with those who have been exposed? ZERO How many Americans have been released, disease-free, from 21-day quarantines? ALL Of the...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Ebola- Quarantine/Quasi quarantine Yes or No?
    Gov. Christie's first mistake was in messing with a nurse. He clearly was under-informed or mis-informed about the risks that an asymptomatic healthcare worker poses. OR, he just wanted...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. How should I explain to a hospital I want my job back
    It doesn't seem very fair to your dad's nephrologist friend to let him go to bat for you without knowing all the facts. "How do I explain to the hospital that I want to work for them again?" ...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Criticism
    It sounds to me as if your evaluation went pretty well! The only deficiencies mentioned were two areas in which you already knew you needed to focus? Outstanding! Every.single.nurse with one...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Rns working for surgery centers
    All of the RN positions in my ASC require experience. The pre/post-op RN's also rotate into PACU. We are all ACLS & PALS certified. Our pay scale is the same scale as the larger hospital system...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. LPN?
    MA has nothing to do with the field of nursing. That's why there is no transition. Your local for-profit school will tell you otherwise as they try to sell you a $60,000 Associate's Degree in...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. LPN?
    If you want to be a Registered Nurse, go for it. Do not spend time & resources on an LPN license. As as I mentioned in my previous post, obtaining your LPN license places you on a different...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. LPN?
    LPN IS a nurse. It's not necessarily a stepping stone to RN. LPN's have separate bridging programs to RN, so the technically correct answer to your question is no: Having an LPN license will not...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Esme, I hope you get lots of red Jell-O in the ICU. :yes:
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Flu shot reaction???
    OP did not say that he/she aspirated.
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Since you're so annoyed, it really is best that you leave. Personally I tend to avoid threads that annoy me. Not sure why you've hung around.
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ICU pay differential?
    Med/Surg is a specialty as well. Any ICU nurses that have ever floated to a MS floor will tell you that they were as out of their element as a MS nurse is in the ICU. Different specialty, different...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. ICU pay differential?
    Haha! In this case you could be right either way. The union could have effected (brought about) a raise. OR A union could have an affect on nursing salaries.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. ICU pay differential?
    A union might Effect (bring about) a differential. A union might have an Affect (influence) on ICU salaries.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. New Nurse - No Job!
    I would not even consider this option, if I were you. IF you can even find a facility that would consider this, you would be held to the standards of practice of your licensure (RN), while...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. When A Nurse Needs A Doctor.....
    I've always chosen to use co-worker surgeons/anesthesiologists for myself and my family. Knowing so much about who's good and who's not is one of the perks of my job. I also like knowing that...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. VRE
    VRE
    Sorry I came across as harsh. I hope you'll admit that your post did appear as if you were asking the forum for clinical advice. Believe it or not, folks do come here and ask total strangers how to...
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Here's How the CDC Director Protects Himself from Ebola (But Not Nurses)
    Missywrite, I am an avid follower of your Ebola updates. What can/should those of us in non-union states with thus-far nonexistent Ebola experience do to prepare?
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. VRE
    VRE
    Oops - duplicate
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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