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  1. Yes, there are so many options
    I would recommend nursing BUT, not unless you can glean satisfaction from your own actions and are self-motivated, because it's rare you get a pat on the back or a merit raise. I would recommend...
    Aug 1, '99
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. PTT,INR,PT
    A good place to start is with drug companies. The makers of Coumadin, Heparin, tPA, and other drugs affecting clotting have all the info you can imagine. Sorry I don't have that info handy for you....
    Aug 1, '99
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Survey time!!
    1. ADN initially, then went back to college for my BSN. 2. ICU/CCU Charge Nurse 3. ADN 4. BSN or MSN 5. I'd do it the same way. I felt better prepared for my BSN program by having a couple years...
    Aug 1, '99
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. True ER stories
    Our ER gets lots of calls from residents in our rural area. One day a lady called and said her daughter had spilled some vinegar on herself earlier that day and now she has a red rash. The nurse...
    Jul 31, '99
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. At home work
    I've thought about this a lot as well, since I'm about to start a family. About all I could come up with is legal nurse consulting. but I was able to work on policies and procedures at home for our...
    Jul 31, '99
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Nurse - to - Patient Ratio
    I hope this is not too late to be useful. I work at Doctors Hospital Nelsonville (an OhioHealth affiliate. Our ratios are based on patient categories, as follows: CCU/ICU: 2 RNs at all times. 1RN...
    Jul 31, '99
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. What's it like?
    Since I am beginning a new job in corrections working in a medium security institution with a large psychiatric population, I am eager to hear from other nurses about their experiences in...
    Jul 31, '99
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. New Grads:  What would help you most???
    Using the hospital where I work as an example, probably the best way to prevent us experienced RN's from "eating our young" is to not make us work perpetually short staffed in an environment where...
    Jul 31, '99
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Entry Level RN
    I am a BSN prepared nurse from Ohio. I do not feel strongly about this topic, but I know some facts that make me lean toward requiring professional nurses to have BSNs. Here are my top three: 1....
    Jul 30, '99
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why the Prejudice against LPNs
    Wildcat, you're right on! I worked too hard for my ADN and my BSN to have it discounted by anyone. You can be the best LPN that you can be, but you will still not be an RN. Same goes for RNs, as...
    Jul 30, '99
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Organizations for Corrections Nursing
    I have just accepted a job in corrections nursing and I am interested in information that anyone may have about organizations for corrections nurses. Especially those that provide continuing ed,...
    Jul 30, '99
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


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