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  1. From CCU to MedSurg?
    Dont do med-surg!!!
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Jocularity at its Finest: A Hilarious Account of Misinterpretation
    I enjoy reading your stories.
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. What is involved in getting wound certified?
    The Webwoc and Emory courses cost about $6,500 so I dont think it is cost effective to send all your nurses to school for that amount of money each.
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. Jumping the Nursing Ship to Follow My Dreams
    I second the previous posters comment. You will learn and gain more by working part-time in a pastry or cupcake shop than going to culinary school. It will help you see if this is what you really...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Thank You Notes to Patients?
    I admire the fact that you are writing these notes. My main concern is that the patients who couldnt remember your name when they got home, now have a note from you that includes your name. In the...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. May 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    C. diff-alley
    May 9, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. Starting picc line business
    I think your market would be infectious disease doctors who would send you their patients who need picc lines for long term antibiotic therapy. You might need to offer outpatient infusion services...
    May 4, '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  8. flushing after urinary catheterization
    Yea It probably is a patient with a neobladder. They have to be flushed or they will clog up with mucus.
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nights and weekends as neede
    I think it depends on the state you are in. I don't know of any hospitals in Georgia that have rotating shifts. But my friends in other states mention that they rotate D/E/N.
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Burnt out and struggling emotionally
    I second the post on setting boundaries.
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Pay for WOCN?
    I am interested in current WOCN pay rates too. I wonder if it is worth paying about $8000 for class, clinicals and certification. Any WOCNs care to share how much they were earning before and after...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. Attention All Nurses....
    Where can I find a corporate oil and gas job? Please sign me up! At least the pay is worth it.
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. wound numbing spray
    I believe it is the Hurricane spray that you are referring to . It has up to 20% benzocaine.
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. HIPAA violation???
    Wait so the family had visited for the first two days and then he did not want to see them on the third day? Seems to me that they knew where he was and his room so how were you to magically HIPAA...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Emory Online
    I would like to know too, I am interested in the online wound care program too.
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  16. Nurses fired for refusing flu vaccine
    Why didn't they fire 1,300 employees if they were so concerned about the "mandatory flu vaccines"
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  17. Nurses fired for refusing flu vaccine
    Did any one read this part of the article? So 3 veteran nurses out of 8. Why only these eight? The one nurse in the story had spent 22years there. "The hospital said in a statement that it...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  18. Confessions of a Job hopper
    This is one of the reasons I enjoy the Float pool, the ability to go to different floors/specialties keeps me from getting bored
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Win CASH! 12th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    I couldn't find a cowboy costume so the ship's nurse lent me her scrubs.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. Wound Care
    The reason I asked about edema is because with edema the wound will not heal unless there is adequate compression to decrease the swelling. Dereased swelling will lead to increased blood flow and...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Wound Care
    Seems like the patient needs to be debrided on a regular basis. Have you tried medihoney on the wound? Also is there any edema in the LE, that might be delaying wound healing.
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Doctor refused obese patient
    We had a patient that had been coming in on and off for wound care for years. The doc finally threatened to discharge him if he did not quit smoking. a month after the patient quit smoking all the...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Does this nurse totally not like me??
    Oh no, not a bad day. she could just be having a very BUSY day!
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I am officially broken. Vent.
    I will advice the OP to fill out an incident report and document the bruise for workers comp. And please take the night off.
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Washing those scrubs?
    I read this as wash after every year. LOL
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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