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  1. first job as nurse seems impossible
    I'm sorry to hear. I graduated in 2009 also this market is very bad. I took anything I could get and worked in nursing homes for 15 months. Then relocated accross the country from massachusetts to...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. BP drop in CABG
    I had charge and 3 other nurses assess her. Would a port x-ray show it? The cardiologist was aware of the A-Fib. I think his thinking was that it wasn't sustained and because of the D/C of...
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. BP drop in CABG
    Hearts are just interesting. Maybe when it said evacuated 400ml it was in the pericardial sac. Mechanical electrical plumbing all in one
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. BP drop in CABG
    she didn't get the dopamine until she was on the unit.. All the cardiologist gave me was boluses. When I read the md note it sounded like the clot was in the heart is that possible?
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. BP drop in CABG
    My unit manager and the ICU/Tele manager said I did fine my documentation was all there etc. But I want to better myself and be prepared for those "Oh Crap" moments.
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. BP drop in CABG
    Where to start. First off I Was in there every 15-20 min reassessing inbetween giving 4 units of blood. 2ndly her heart sounds did not change she was a very large women. I was looking for input. Not...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. BP drop in CABG
    I had a pt last week S/P CABG 2 wks prior with complications. who's BP dropped to 74/40 and was symptomatic cool clammy. Presented on tele NS- low ST. Called cardiologist got orders for 250ns bolus....
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. Is it true that male new grads are not struggling
    Think its funny that women think we have it better... we get sexually harassed all day (not that i don't mind), but have to be careful of what we say back because it carries more weight. I've had a...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is it true that male new grads are not struggling
    +1 @ malenurses post... I'm an ADN.. I only got an intervbiew at one hospital because l knew 3 nurses there and they pulled strings its not nice out there. I had PCAs in my class who couldn't get...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Is it true that male new grads are not struggling
    Not true... I graduated in massachusetts and was only able to find jobs in nursing homes put out 100+ applications worked a year in LTC and ended up moving 1500 miles away to take a hospital job...
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Awaiting Arkansas endorsement
    I'm awaiting my endorsement in arkansas. I called and found out my background check came back dec. 2nd and am awaiting the status. I left a voicemail for someone regarding my application and am...
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  12. fingerprinting cards for Arkansas
    I ended up getting a job in arkansas. Can l get the fingerprint card from the local state police baracks... I live in massachusetts and am moving to ark.
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Interviewed in AR
    I just flew back home form arkansas. I interviewed at hospital near fayetteville and I think everything went well. It's a very beautiful facility. Backhome I'm making about 25 base and was told by my...
    Oct 5, '10
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  14. Great places to work in Western MA
    I recently gave up in mass. I work subacute right now... but can't get a hospital to return a call... flying out of state this weekend for an interview
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  15. Compact License
    I live in massachusetts currently have my MA RN license. Does anyone know how to get the information to apply for a license in a compact state. Also do l have to live in the state or can l just apply
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  16. Great places to work in Western MA
    Farren Care Center Turners Falls.... LTC psych... good times
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. Gift ideas for nursing staff?
    It sounds very nice of you... and I do not mean any disrespect. But as an aide I would get them something small. I've always felt aids work way to hard and are way under paid. I always buy them...
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. males vs females as new RN's.
    Reminds me when my nursing manager brought me into her office and tried to repremand me for not putting the toilet seat up.... I threatened to sue and she was much nicer to me.
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Travel Nurse Pay, am I getting what I should be?
    my 25$ is base... but 19 sounds so low l have a friend doing medsurg with 16mos exp making almost 40 with diffs in med/surg
    Sep 5, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Travel Nurse Pay, am I getting what I should be?
    I live in the in central mass and i'm making 25$ for subacute... your getting jipped... which hospital are you working in? Cost of living is very high here.
    Sep 5, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Given another patient's medication to satisfy MAR.What do you do? Orientee
    is your pharmacy pharmerica?
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  22. Subacute Rehab nurse/patient ratio
    I need a new job..... 3-11 we have 20-30 residents in the subacute.. With myself and a working supervisor. so like 1.5 nurses. I run run run.
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  23. 6 wks enough orientation for new nurse in acute rehab?
    I got like 2.5days... Sink or Swim
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  24. Please give me advice on whether or not I should take this job
    Take the job and stay for atleast 6 months... I took an inpatient psych position 50 min away 3rd shift after putting out over 100 apps. Now i'm in a subacute 25 min from my house. Gonna start looking...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Inexperienced supervisor/Vent ?
    Let me start off by describing myself and I'm male 26 year old nurse.who is in the end of my first year. My unit is subacute usually 20-30 patients. With 1 nurse and a working supervisor. My...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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