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  1. How much does my insurance cover?
    There are many nuances between insurances, too many of them, too many details. That is why offices even have one person dedicated to dealing with Insurance reimbursements and all. Coming up with a...
    Feb 13, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  2. mismanagement of diabetes in hospital
    OP is right. I have seen and have experienced myself all of the misconceptions and really bad information nurses and the healthcare personal have about diabetes. Just to mention a few: patients being...
    Feb 10, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  3. Need advice, situation getting bad
    You need money right now. Apply to restaurant jobs. Take the BSN out of your resume for jobs that do not require a degree. (managers tend to think you are going to find a nursing job a week after you...
    Feb 7, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. C-Section spinal - Why husband asked to stay outside?
    I have heard, not in the USA, they stopped allowing family members at al because they were having to deal with non-patients fainting and causing a lot of trouble in the OR.
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Growing Up Unvaccinated
    I wonder if insurance companies will cover these type of ultra preventable illness on unvaccinated children who become hospitalized. I can see vaccines being a requirement in order to be insured in...
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  6. Bachelor of Science vs. Bachelor of Nursing degree, does it matter?
    as far as I know, institutions only want to see that BSN after your name. you can have a Phd. in Biochemistry and a ADN, and it does not seam to matter to them. I think the best shot is to get the...
    Jan 16, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Insulin Error
    I would have called the doctor for a dose adjustment. Cover yourself, unless there were an specific order saying to hold all insulin. Sometimes reducing 2 or 4 units is enough to regulate, not...
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. A Mile in Their Shoes
    I came to understand that bad choices (like eating too much, smoking etc.) are a direct result of being sick. We just don't know how to pinpoint exactly what is making these people to have these...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    I do not think there is a link between better charting and chairs. And that the administration is just trying to make an impression on "customers". Administration thinks that patients thinks that a...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    Hospitals are trying to really incorporate the hospitality business model. As someone who spent years in this industry, I can say that what they are trying to do is to make a "good" impression on the...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Petition for new nurses
    Many new grads want to work in home care, public health, SNF and nursing homes, but guess what???? these job postings require at least one year of experience, preferably in a hospital. I am tired of...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Kaplan helped me pass RN boards
    Kaplan has a very effective study plan. Everyone in my class who did Kaplan passed the NClEX on their first try. The questions are very similar to the real questions, and when you take the real test...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Why can't you get a job?
    Same thing here! After countless applications and a BSN, I am employed. But not as a RN. I work for a financial institution as an administrative assistant. I still have some hopes to work as a nurse,...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. NSLIJ Critical Care Fellowship October 2013
    I can't find it either.
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Do you ever hold Lantus?
    Do not hold it. Pts sugar will spike. Call MD for a possible adjustment reduction of 2 to 4 units. And check the glucose more frequently. If PT is NPO, the lanthus dosage will have to be reduced.
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  16. Were you guys allowed the use of a calculator when you took your dosage test?
    Yes, my nursing school allowed us to use a simple calculator, but you had to show off your rationale (calculations) on paper along with your correct answers.
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Requesting an Interview?
    I totally understand you. Your situation is very similar to mine. Be daring and send your resume and cover letter to the manager. They will remember you, and if a position is will be...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. CNN article on nurses and job growth
    I know new graduates that are actually looking specifically for home care positions. I think it is a great choice!!! Maybe their resumes just don 't get picked by HR for whatever reason.
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Am I doing the right thing by quitting Nursing School? Advice please!
    I believe your anxiety comes out of fear of desapointing yourself, not doing the right thing. I would seek medical treatment, because this problem is not related to nursing. It is related to how you...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Petition to help new grads get experience
    We live in a democratic society, at least I like to believe so. We have to remember that we pay taxes and the government works for us. However, we need to let our lawmakers know what we need. I think...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Petition to help new grads get experience
    I believe those are possible suggestions for reducing the number of unemployed new graduate nurses who might leave the profession, thus causing a possible nursing shortage in the future. And yes,...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure

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