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  1. Rehab nursing hours per patient day
    This is what we use: ...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  2. FIM Scores
    Nope. We know what they are (just took a test on that) and can get to a number if i have to, but the only input we are asked for is bowel/bladder. The other disciplines do their area of expertise....
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  3. Moving to Keene; Should I get a Mass. license?
    Thanks for the info! I'll look that way.:up:
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  4. Moving to Keene; Should I get a Mass. license?
    We are moving to Keene next summer and i am looking at jobs (med. rehab, i hope). Seems that Mass is close and has many more opportunities; should i plan to work there? Can anyone tell me about...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  5. New Grad Rehab Nurse
    It is well-known and accepted that new grads don't know how to be nurses--that we are expected to train you. (now, i think that is what school's should do, but what do i know?) So, don't get...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  6. Beside Reporting
    we threatened to start this about 8 months ago and a compromise was reached (informally). we now do shift change report at the chart box, which i like a lot more than the nurse-lounge report . we...
    Dec 10, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  7. Improving care conferences/staffings
    We have the pt's nurse-for-the-day do the RN part because she is more likely to know something about the pt than the mgr (tho the nurse may have the pt for the first time that day! But she has a...
    Nov 16, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  8. Calf Measurements
    Glad i don't have to do that along with all the other stuff. We send them for a venous doppler: end of story. I do measure their calves to get the right size TEDs, and i have never seen anyone...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  9. Nursing Rehab Training for CNA's
    :jester::nurse: Sometimes God turns on the SitcomNurse channel. Its like Comedy Central for Her. Sorry, i don't have the answers you want; i just want to say i Love your tag, or whatever you...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  10. Just accepted position in rehab hospital.
    remember to use the lifting tools they have, like the seralift and the maxilift--real back and patient savers. they take a little more time to set up but are worth it. amen.. baths and bowel...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  11. Help with bladder Programs!
    I'm not ignoring you; i'm waiting to see what other people write. Since they haven't, here is what we do: I'm an RN and we follow the program prescribed by the doctors. Usually it is PVR after each...
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  12. Comin' back to rehab!!
    Ditto, Commuter. Everything you said about Med-Surg. It is bad enuf working there; imagine being the patient?! I remind myself of that whenever something bad happens on Rehab. Our unit ain't...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  13. VA Hospital
    Thanks for the update!!
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  14. 7 nights in a row!!!!
    " that's great for continuity of care " ---good point.
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  15. Offered clinical coordinator of Acute Rehab unit
    I would say it would not be an "easy" pick up, but i'm sure one could do it within a few months if someone helps you. ( after all, i did :)). Your 'med-surg' and 'home health' should come in...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  16. Nurse Extern
    I never applied as an extern, but i applied at that hospital 2 or 3 times and never heard from them--i even tried to part-time there from their sister hospital (st francis) where i was already...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  17. Nursing Student in WV
    CAMC has an active and energetic extern program. I didn't know much about it and applied in Feb or March. I got in in May, along with 100 other nursing students and new grads just after they...
    Oct 8, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  18. LPN looking for work
    the Cath Lab at CAMC Memorial has some LPNs. they may be hiring.:nuke:
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  19. Cath Lab RN certificate ?
    Try take a look at these: http://heartsite.com/ http://www.coronaryheart.com/index.htm http://www.slideshare.net/CaliforniaCathy/femoral-site-complications http://cathlabdisasters.com/index.php?
    Jul 1, '09
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  20. "cath lab  disasters" web site
    Check this site. It is dated, but has some good issues on it. We need one from the scrub and circulator view. http://cathlabdisasters.com
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  21. Cath lab, RN/tech mix
    Yes, i work as the only RN in the room, unless one of the other 3 people is cross-trained. The other mandatory position is RT (radiology, not resp.) Our CVT may be RN, RT, or CVT only. The scrub is...
    Jun 5, '09
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  22. Cath lab, RN/tech mix
    I went to Cathlab.com to check it. They have no privacy policy that i could find, and no hard info on who they are and their motivations. Can you help reassure me on these points, since you are a...
    Jun 5, '09
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  23. patient ratio
    tech- a technician, meaning min. patient hands-on and mostly works with a machine of some kind aid (or aide) is a nurse's aide, min. training and do the grunt work of nursing CNA --certified...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  24. Have a laugh on me!
    SNAFU!!:p
    Jan 24, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  25. Nursing apron/hip holster etc
    I have this and love it: http://nursepropack.easystorecreator.net/items/med-packs~medium-/list.htm
    Nov 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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