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  1. I've been a nurse since.....(fill in the blank)
    I remember using different colored pens for charting. I think it was Blue for day, Green for evening, and Red for night.
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Taking isoniazid while in nursing school.
    I took INH in nursing school. (My PPD converted to + in my second year of clinicals). I had some complication and they switched me to Rifampin. I was fatigued and my grades dropped from an A to a B.
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Caring for Obese Patients
    For my daughters (and myself), I posted a picture on the bathroom scale that says, "you are more important than this number".
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. "nurse" has been charged with scalding two year old
    Hillside nurse charged with scalding 2-year-old Jersey City girl
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Grand canyon University
    The capstone is an 8 week project. It's about a 5,000 word paper (not including appendices etc.) that includes a short presentation outlining the project. I like the way they set up this class. Each...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  6. Don't want a full time job, but wait..,
    I did something similar. I quit a $93K a year contract job (55 hours a week). Now I have a permanent 20 hour a week job with less stress that still gives me health insurance and take the occasional...
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. "No One Respects My Religious Beliefs"
    It sounds like a management issue. The nurse is abandoning the patients and management is afraid to do anything because she might report it to the EEOC. This is about patient safety. Either...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Grand canyon University
    I'm not sure why there is such a cost difference. I have run into a bump in the road for my last class. Right now I am finishing up my capstone research project. The only class I have left is the...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. How to tell manager you are seeking internal transfer
    I would tell your nurse manager that you put in for a transfer because you would like the opportunity to grow professionally and thank him/her for the opportunity to work on his unit. A thank you for...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Nurse Susie denied talking to herself; she had a the best listener! :yes:
    May 17
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. Grand canyon University
    beppieRN, When I took the RN - BSN at GCU they took my AS credits and signed me up for the classes listed on the website. Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) | Grand...
    May 17
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  12. What To Look For In An Online Nursing Degree Program
    I am currently working on my MSN at Grand Canyon University (where I also earned my BSN). GCU is accredited and has an agreement with my hospital for a 10% reduction in tuition. Check out GCU!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. Chamberlain, Capella, Kaplan, or who???
    I earned my BSN through Grand Canyon University. They have an awesome library, great professors, and you can work on your own schedule.
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. Doing favors or giving gifts for patients: Unacceptable?
    I agree with you Lennonninja, but I was thinking about one elderly patient who did not have denture cream (so he couldn't put his teeth in and couldn't chew food). He had no family, so I went down to...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Leadership theory?
    How about servant leadership?
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. Another burnt out nurse - questioning everything. . .
    Hang in there. I'm also in an MSN program and writing endless papers. I wonder if you could switch to a Baylor program (where you work 2 12 hour shifts, usually on a weekend and get paid for F/T...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    What got me thinking about this topicwas an article I heard on NPR news. Here is the link: I...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    Rather than admitting a person to college on non-academic basis, a better alternative is to provide access to a college transition program such as the Elena Buchanan Transition Program at Rutgers....
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What companies policies do you have for work comp?
    I would make it policy that ALL incidents and injuries get reported. This way you can identify near-misses and prevent identical injuries from reoccurring. Check out Duke's website, I think this...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  20. 2nd interview
    Don’t stress. I would answer the question about malingering worker’s in this way – I would use my team to find the best solution. I would work with the w/c insurance carrier, the occ. health doctor,...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  21. oxygen sTaturations
    oh man I forgot how to spell ammonia!:facepalm:
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. oxygen sTaturations
    How about when they are worried that they have "amonia"? Or "verygross veins" instead of varicose veins?
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. EKU 2nd degree program
    Follow up? What happened? Did you graduate? Was it what you expected? I am looking at a MS program at EKU (Iím a RN, BSN, COHN) (Master of Science in Safety, Security & Emergency Management) Has...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  24. As Nurse Lay Dying, Offering Herself as Instruction in Caring
    From the New York Times I found this interesting article today: As Nurse Lay Dying, Offering Herself as Instruction in Caring By ABBY GOODNOUGH Published: January 10, 2013 In this article a...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. Kennedy suing Nurses
    I agree with klone, you donít take a baby off the floor unless discharged. Isnít it normal hospital protocol to put alarms on the baby to prevent kidnapping? And this alarm only comes off upon...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing News