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  1. My grandmother in hospice??
    Thanks, yes this hospital was in a big city, in the midwest where I grew up. I don't have a negative opinion of hospice, in fact I was really at peace when I recieved the phone call from my dad...
    Jun 25, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. My grandmother in hospice??
    Thanks for your responses. I guess looking back and wondering what if doesn't help anything, but it's hard to see your loved one not get the care you would have hoped for. I also thought there were...
    Jun 25, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. My grandmother in hospice??
    Also, when the nurse scanned my grandmother's bladder and it had 820 mls, she said "that must have been so uncomfortable." how uncomfortable is that for someone on a morphine gtt at 6 mg/hr and...
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. My grandmother in hospice??
    Hello all. I'm a relatively new RN and currently work in the NICU, so I don't know that much about end of life care. 3 weeks ago my very active, cognitively intact grandmother had a stroke. When I...
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. using patient titles on charts
    I'm not sure about whether the "dr" title should be in legal documents, however I know where i work if a physician or dentist is a patient then their chart says: Smith, Dr. John. physicians,...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What awful attitudes!
    Yeah, I took a peek myself and was disgusted at how arrogant many of them are, just an example: Originally Posted by johankriek http://img.studentdoctor.net/images/buttons/viewpost.gif I...
    Oct 23, '07
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. Nurse:pt ratio in Philly area
    Hello, I moved to Philly not too long ago and am still trying to find a job I want. There seems to be a lot of med-surg positions for RNs but I fear going into med-surg d/t bad staffing. Does anyone...
    Oct 8, '07
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. RN care coordinator?
    I just got offered an interview for a care coordinator in an ob/gyn clinic. The recruiter said it was very much like case management. I only have one yr of RN experience and it wasn't in ob. She said...
    Sep 17, '07
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. St. Vincent's
    I've worked on oncology at st. v's and loved it!! the people are wonderful and ratios are pretty good most of the time...it has a great nurse retention. Unfortunately I had to move away or else i'd...
    Sep 14, '07
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  10. moving to philadelphia...
    Hello Everyone, i'm getting married this summer and will be moving to philly from indiana in august. my fiance goes to school at temple, so i'm somewhat familiar with that area. i currently am...
    Apr 25, '07
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. how much notice do i give?
    how much notice do you give if you are moving and want to leave on good terms?
    Jan 30, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Eating Disorder Patients
    Hello, welcome! your job sounds very interesting. Eating disorders and psych issues have always been very interesting to me. I've searched for jobs similar to yours but have not been able to find...
    Jan 23, '07
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Try something new?
    Thanks for your responses. I see your point that starting a new job will just add to the stress, but I dont think I can be anymore stressed. I can't sleep, i'm constantly preoccupied and have held...
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Try something new?
    Hello all!! after reading so many posts, I see a lot of people are in a similar boat. I currently work in a med-surg/onc area for about 3 months. I had a good orientation, great coworkers, my...
    Oct 22, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Barely managing 2 patients...and they want me to manage 5???!!!???
    Yeah, I know how working night shift makes you like an insomniac. Orientation is about 2 months, but I asked for an extra few days (so i'll be on my own next week), even though my preceptor doesn't...
    Sep 30, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Barely managing 2 patients...and they want me to manage 5???!!!???
    Hello, I'm also a new grad RN working on an oncology floor...also feeling very overwhelmed. I work night shift and am responsible for usually 4 patients (could be up to 5) plus cover 1-2 LPN's...
    Sep 30, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. hiring chances
    Hello! I worked as a SNE at Clarian and was offered a position there as an RN. I know at Clarian, as a SNE you are basically assured a job on that unit upon graduation. I have friends who were SNEs...
    May 30, '06
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  18. clarian vs wishard
    Hello, I have recently been offered a position at clarian and was told base rate for a new grad is 20.40, there is sign on bonus of 5000 for 18 mo and 7500 for 2 yr...I do know wishard pays a little...
    Apr 14, '06
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  19. SICU orientation
    Hello, I graduate in May. I have been offered a job as a graduate nurse on a SICU unit. The hospital provides a 3 month orientation for the position. I just can't imagine feeling prepared after 3...
    Apr 11, '06
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Clarian vs St. Vincent
    I have 2 options so far on where to work as a new grad RN. I can work in a NICU or SICU...which would be better to start with as a new grad with little critical care experience. That being said I...
    Apr 11, '06
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  21. New Grad Pay Rates
    In Indy (at Clarian and St. Vincent), both new grad RN positions I have been offered have starting rates at about $20/hr for a GN and when you pass boards it is 50 cents more. Plus a 5000 sign on...
    Apr 11, '06
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  22. St. Vincent Graduate Nurse Residency Program
    I have an interview for the Graduate Nurse Residency at St Vincent this Friday. I have been offered 2 other jobs already (both in critical care) and am wondering what units St. Vincents lets you...
    Apr 11, '06
    Forum: Indiana Nursing


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