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  1. HHA with lower acuity patients?
    Which home health agencies serve patients with lower acuity levels? Just curious.
    Jan 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Nurse Assessor
    I have been working in the hospital for a year now. I am ready for a quieter position with less hours so that I can focus more time on my family. I have seen some listings for Nurse Assessors. ...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  3. Should I go into home health?
    I have been in acute rehab for a year. I love teaching my patients, but don't love the constant juggling of patients and the constant re-prioritizing of care that goes with it. I have always...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Well, I'm on my own as a HHC nurse and it's.....
    What kind of patients are you taking care of? What is their level of care? I'm asking because I've been a nurse for about a year and thinking about working in home health, but not sure if I'll feel...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Nursing jobs that primarily involve teaching your patients...?
    I'm a newer nurse and am wondering about what areas of nursing focus on patient teaching. That is one of my favorite parts of my job, I just wish I could do more of it! I would be so happy doing...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Any tips for taking the 50 lb. lift test?
    Thanks!
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  7. New Grad Failed Lift Test
    Anyone have any further tips? I'm going to be testing for this soon myself.....little nervous about it. I need all the tips I can get! Thanks!
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    I know this is an older post, but I will be taking a physical assessment/lift test soon. I must pass in order to be hired. I must show I can lift 50 lbs without showing it's causing me difficulty. ...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Any tips for taking the 50 lb. lift test?
    I have been offered a position at a rehab facility pending a passing grade on a lift test/physical assessment test. I have to show that I can lift 50 lbs. without looking like I am struggling. Does...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  10. Acute Rehab nursing....love it, hate it, accept it?
    I will be starting on an acute floor and would love to hear from those who work in this area. Seems like certain areas tend to be well-loved, often hated, etc. Just curious to hear from you all...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  11. How would you compare acute nursing to other floors?
    I am a new grad who will be starting at a rehabilitation facility that deals with a lot of acute patients (and some subacute). I will be working nights with an average load of 6-8 patients. I...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  12. Night Shift Rehab Nurses-How do you organize?
    Not to sabotage your thread, because I think it's a great one, but can the OP tell me what it's like working as a night nurse doing rehab? I am a new grad who will be starting on a sub-acute rehab...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  13. Pediatric Psych Floor....recommendations?
    I will be starting a position on a pediatric psych floor. Can anyone recommend any books to read, offer any advice/tips, etc. for working in this area? I am very excited, but would like to study up...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Nursing and being a mother....
    Thanks for the feedback. I am focusing my job searches on part time (less then 12 hr shifts) and casual. However, I still struggle with wondering if this will be too much. I am encouraged by some...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing and being a mother....
    I have been a stay at home mom for awhile now. However, I spent the last few years in school to be a nurse. I've finished my degree and am in the process of finding a job as an RN. BUT, having a...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Which Home Health Agencies offer decent training for New Grads?
    I'm in the state of NC.
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Which Home Health Agencies offer decent training for New Grads?
    That's pretty much my question. I'm toying with this idea, but it makes me a little nervous. I think if I can find an agency that gives decent training and starts New Grads with low level patients,...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. PSA Healthcare
    Considering a position with PSA....has anyone worked with them here in NC? I'm in the Charlotte area....just wondering about their reputation and how much support they give to new grad RNs.
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  19. I can't seem to get a job in nursing, should I look into something else for now?
    Curious to hear how you're liking this experience. I am considering a position as an RN with PSA, but am a little concerned about doing home health as a new grad. Now that you've been doing it for...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. Took NCLEX today....
    Quote from Danielle318 I've NEVER known it happen to anyone personally but I've read a few stories in online nursing forums Interesting. The only stories I can find online are about false...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. PVT trick
    AWESOME!!! Congratulations! ME TOO! I just checked Pearson Vue's Quick Results and I PASSED! I was quite dubious after leaving the testing center. And I had my doubts about that PVT, but I got...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Took NCLEX today....
    Interesting. The only stories I can find online are about false negatives. Thanks for responding. Guess we'll see what my official results are soon enough.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. pvt tricks..
    Congratulations! You have my admiration for taking this test with English being your second language. I cannot imagine doing that. I think it would be so difficult, since the test is so hard for...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Took NCLEX today....
    So you can actually get a false positive result then? I would love to know if that's true.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. PVT trick
    I'm sorry to hear about your result. (((HUGS))) You can do beat this test! Keep us posted on how your next test goes....
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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