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  1. Home health
    I know how you feel, but, when it comes down to it, we are the hired help. I think how home nurses are treated, even in the best if homes. I never forget that I am there to advocate for my...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Sooo stressed
    ok so heres my situation, i am severely ADD and i do home care. i faxed in my time sheets today for payroll and now they want me in the office tomorrow to talk to the location manager because i had a...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. cape cod nurses
    oh come on i know your out there.
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  4. Centrus/PSA
    I actually work for both,. so shoot me an email at catladynurse@yahoo.com
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  5. Kindred Transition & Rehab...any info??
    hmmm kindred imn not sure, but i worked at eagle pond before i became a nurse and would not even apply to work as a nurse. just sayin
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  6. What's All the Fuss
    i bet i have mrsa in my nares. as does every other nurse. but you cant isolate a resident or tell them to stay in there room, if there that bad send them to the hospital,. but otherwise you use...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. home health nursing in South Carolina
    HH agencies typically do not hire new grads. HH nurses work autonomously and are fully repoosnsible. when you graduate you have a clue about nursing but thats it. i strongly encourage you to put in a...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. New nurse, I thought I did the right thing...
    yes, you did do the right thing, you always call you supervisor immidiatley if there is a discrepancy with narcotics. im betting that the nurse was in a hurry on purpouse. you always always always do...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Ooops, I told off a doctor
    i was concerned about my patients gi status since she has low motility and they were aspirating fecal matter out of her stomach, i just felt that bactrim would be way too harsh, also, i have been...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Going into HH what to expect as lpn
    I am an LPN and I have been doing home health for a year and a half and i love it. as an lpn youll be pretty darn autonomous. the case managers are always RN's(per licensure requirements) i had a...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. So irritated...
    i do understand what my licensure allows me to do, which is why this is ******* me off so much, i feel like this is how theyre getting around phasing out lpn's its not state law its just becoming...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Ooops, I told off a doctor
    Honestly I'm starting to think I need to tell people off more aften. Think I'm being to nice
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. if im attending a university after community college?
    i would not take my lpn to rn at my local college for all the money in the world. they turn out horrible nurses. anyway i am doing mine all online thru college network and have but half the pre req;s...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Any tips for a new grad starting on an intermediate care unit
    become a sponge and ask questions. becuase it always ends up that the question you should have asked was the one you didnt. youll be able to tell which nurses wont help and which ones will. be very...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Ooops, I told off a doctor
    So I was visiting my patient in the hospital who is just gaining back bowel sounds and has alot of bowel issues ... well now, she has MRSA and the doc comes in and says, "Well the vaco is covering...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. nclex anxiety
    there have been moments in my short career where i have questioned my decision to become a nurse, now i love what i do, i am gaining confidence and i am going for my rn then bsn. be determined and...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. So irritated...
    so ive been doing home care for my girl for a year and a half, she came off TPN via PICC in june, well now shes in hospital and has a central port and getting TPN again, and now theyre telling mom...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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