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  1. Need serious advice- dealing with smell
    Well the one patient was set up with SW but won't go to a care facility... which they need, because no one in the home can care for the patient and the patient can't take care of themself.. Unless...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. Classes required
    I need to take statisticss and nutrition and they haven't offered them the last time around or this time, I want to get these classes done and then finish the nursing classes. Does anyone have a...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  3. Clinical component, proctored exams- was lied to
    I don't even know what all classes I need to take, I don't understand the DARs. I am totally overwhelmed. Do you have any straightforward advice or what all is required? I'm terrified of statistics...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  4. Clinical component, proctored exams- was lied to
    this program is not 100% online and I can't complete it this way. Anyone else find themselves screwed over by OU's online rn-bsn?
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  5. 100% online RN-BSN programs
    I need something 100% online, no clinicals, no proctored exams, no nonsense. I just want to get this done. Any advice?
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. Tell me about the narcotic policies in your clinic please
    we need to revamp ours because we are seeing an increase in narcotic seeking patients and abuse and it's a headache for all of the staff. Thanks!
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. Need serious advice- dealing with smell
    Thank you guys for all of your advice. Honestly, in our area, our resources are stretched as thin as they can possibly be. I've had pregnant patients and those with newborns turned away from the...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  8. Say Goodbye to Wet-to-Dry Wound Care Dressings:
    I have always hated wet to dry dressings. They don't make sense in so many ways.
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Dr Oz's show on antidepressants...your thoughts?
    I've hated him since he treated nurses like dancing servants but this is just ridiculous. Along with teaching coping skills and management of problems, antidepressants save lives. They are...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Constantly stuck staying late!
    I like my job and I don't want to just jump ship but does anyone have a tactful way to bring this up to my bosses? I just want pay to compensate for how much and how hard I work or a reduction in my...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  11. Constantly stuck staying late!
    Let's put it this way, I made more money (takehome) per hour as a CNA than I am making now.
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  12. Need serious advice- dealing with smell
    The one patient I feel is homeless but the other I know lives in a home with running water and all of the associated facilities. I feel like she just has lost the drive to maintain hygiene. I...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. Help with d/c callbacks!
    callbacks are stupid. I can't be responsible for a patient when they go home. And i don't have time for that nonsense. Sorry but that's just another customer service pile of crap.
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Constantly stuck staying late!
    I signed a salary contract, 8-5, I come in at 7:20 so I can have 20 minutes uninterrupted so I can do paperwork, but then I get stuck staying so late at night to finish with doctors and finish my...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. Super Obese
    I once got a call-in report on a patient they were planning on bringing to my unit from hours away. No other unit would take her. I normally didn't mind admissions unless they were agitated/confused...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Need serious advice- dealing with smell
    Keep in mind that one is a man I have to deal with almost weekly. The other patient is a rare occasional visit. The man especially makes me almost physically ill with his smell. I once asked him if...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  17. Need serious advice- dealing with smell
    How do I deal with patients who absolutely stink in a professional manner? As in, complete stench of feces, urine, draining wounds full of mrsa infection, just pure filth. I have several patients...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  18. So why even bother with getting an RN?
    Because MAs do not provide nursing care, they are not nurses. They are paid less and have a much smaller scope of practice.
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Being labeled an MA but an LPN
    I get angry when the MD calls the MA the nurse or tells the patient that the nurse will be in with them when he knows it's the MA. An MA is not a nurse and I get furious. Then sometimes the patient...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How do I do it? RN-BSN
    I have to finish some paperwork and such but will be enrolling in another college to transfer a course I can't take through my program because of work hours and their hours for the class, but I'm...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. define break...lol
    I don't think I've ever had a break as a nurse.. I want off the floor, not disturbed, 1.5 hours per day, can be separated in smaller sections. (I work 10 hours 5 days a week) and I don't want to ever...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Conferences for CEUS
    I am not a member of either, could not afford to join when I was getting licensed and even now have little interest in paying for membership..
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Conferences for CEUS
    I want to find some conferences to go for CEUs in my city ( I live in a state capital so it shouldn't be too hard) but I can't find anything useful. I particularly would like to take a conference...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do I do it? RN-BSN
    There are no clinicals for my BSN program, I am already a licensed and practicing RN. The BSN just seems like pointless busywork and "citing sources" which doesn't help my practice at all.
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. How do I do it? RN-BSN
    I am doing it because I want my BSN, so I will not be treated poorly. I could care less what people think but I do get tired of being treated like an idiot because I didn't spend 40k on a BSN right...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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