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  1. CHPN Exam
    Thanks Lykeen :)
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. CHPN Exam
    I'm not opening a book for the rest of the weekend :) Yes, I will check on you every once in a while. Thanks for your support.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. CHPN Exam
    Looksup2sky, I just wanted to let you know that I passed the certification test.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. CHPN Exam
    Thanks Lookup2sky, I appreciate your prayer and good wishes. I need all the prayers and good wishes i can get :) I'll let you know how i did.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. CHPN Exam
    Wow, I'm so glad you took the test and passed. I did not sign up for the test. The company I work for signed me up and payed. I have to pass the test to work for the company I currently work. I...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. CHPN Exam
    Thanks for your prayers. Let me know when you are taking your test and i will do the same for you. That is a good idea to drive to the site ahead of time to make sure i know where it is. I'm...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. CHPN Exam
    Hi Lookupsky- Thanks for your response. I have the study guide for the generalist hospice and palliative nurse which is 255 practice questions with some case studies and a friend at work gave...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. Is there a proper way to chart what a patient/resident says?
    I agree with other posters that there may have been a better way to chart what the patient said without using another staff members name. I have come across the same situation as well and wouldn't...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is Nursing as Stressful as Nursing School?
    I'd say the amount of stress is about the same. The reason for the stress is a little different. In nursing school the stress was related to the grades and making it through clinical, now the...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. CHPN Exam
    Just wanted to say that I'm scheduled to take the exam the last Friday in September. I've been studying but should have been studying longer I think. I'm a little scared. I was going to ask the...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Experience needed???
    All of us, at one time or another, has to start somewhere to get that experience. Good luck!
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  12. Jay Leno slams nurses!
    Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people." Thanks for sharing this. :rolleyes:
    Oct 18, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    I worked in a NICU I talked someone out of naming their baby Meconium and the staff and social worker tallked someone else (16 year olds) out of calling their twin babies Shi'thead (pronounced...
    Jul 23, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Wound classification
    In the facility we work in we classify them as decubitus, arterial, venous or surgical. We also give the stage of the wound. location, dimensions by cm, drainage amount and color. smell. If we...
    Jul 22, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Modern Healthcare: Laboring for union nurses
    I'm a union nurse, when we (the nurses) are voting to strike or not to strike at the union meetings,getting a pay raise is the least of our worries. We are usually concerned about safety, work load...
    Jul 21, '05
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. about to strike, question
    Thanks for all the information and advice. I will also check out their need for home health care nurses.
    Jul 19, '05
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  17. about to strike, question
    The home care agency I work for is about to go on strike. I have put in an application for agency nursing. I was hoping to get a job in the hospital to keep my skills in hopital nursing up to date. ...
    Jul 19, '05
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  18. Shacking Up Supervisor
    Would it be against the law to have a small tape recorder in your pocket when he says these statements so you have something to back up your story?:confused: P.S. Come back and tell us what was done...
    Feb 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Different pay and responsibility for 2 year RN's VS 4 year RN's
    l rae, I'm sorry for the confusion. I was attempting to explain what made me react to other posts and used your post because it was worded better than I could have worded it myself. You never told...
    Feb 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Different pay and responsibility for 2 year RN's VS 4 year RN's
    ya know, generally, l am an easy going person, out spoken and direct, but l don't tend to get riled easy...but these kinds of narrow thinking elitest attitudes MAKE ME CRAZY and are to blame for the...
    Feb 13, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Different pay and responsibility for 2 year RN's VS 4 year RN's
    Nikki, You keep asking, "Why can't we just support each other." Can't you see that YOU are being unsupportive and a trouble maker as well. You think we are all jealous of your BSN, not. You...
    Feb 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Different pay and responsibility for 2 year RN's VS 4 year RN's
    Good question essarge. Self regulation and professional regulation are part of the nursing practice. We are all accountable for this as professionals. If we choose not to get involved then who are...
    Feb 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is your passion?
    A concert violinist. I just started taking classes this year so I have a long way to go, but my teacher tells me I'm doing very good and learning fast. I'm almost done with my first music book....
    Feb 11, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Different pay and responsibility for 2 year RN's VS 4 year RN's
    The more education a nurse has the better off she will be. As for experience we all end up getting it on the floor. As for prereq's and other classes besides the nursing classes I received as an ADN...
    Feb 11, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I'm embarrassed to admit this....
    Sleepy eyes use the internet to get this information. Do a search for interpretation of lab test profiles and you'll have your choice of which one to use as your resource. If you have a problem with...
    Feb 11, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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