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  1. possible transition from bed side nursing to informatics?
    I think your chances are 100%. I am just finishing off a 5 months contract, but am starting permanent full time in Meditech on April 8th. I don't have the skills I would like from my first exposure...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  2. Meditech 5.64
    I am learning how to build, and found it somewhat difficult. I didn't get the knowledge in a nice one session sit down. I am doing PCM building, and it took me forever to actually get it. I know that...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  3. Nursing Informatics Masters - should I take the plunge?
    Thanks for the input, Chuck. I enrolled in the course, but with a new job, new country (home), and stressors I withdrew. Thing is they only charged me $100.00 for the withdraw and I can always enroll...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. how to make it clear when call doctor
    I liked Esme12's response. I would have called. I would have taken the slack from the doc. If he/she wants to write me up, let them. As one previous poster said, 'you can't be sued for calling a...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. WGU MSN in 6 months
    No, I can't. Back to topic, please. Thanks, Mary. I am planning on taking a critical care course first, but I like what you are sharing on WGU.
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  6. new graduate..
    I don't have the rich ICU/MS experience of others on here, but I would choose the Neuro ICU floor.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  7. WGU MSN in 6 months
    I don' t think so, klone. I think what Mary is implying is that the capstone is a quantitative versus qualitative assignment. I think the capstone is requesting we do a literature search, then...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  8. WGU MSN in 6 months
    Do we have to do a research project with human subjects in the MSN program?
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Meditech 6.0
    Seeking a mental health facility that is using Meditech 6.0. Also seeking training materials for teaching Meditech 6.0. I have been asked to revamp our education. Thanks.
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. I want to find a long ICU internship, but...
    I agree $16,000 for that type of training doesn't sound like much.
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. WGU MSN in 6 months
    That is long, but doable. :) Ditto. Totally agree. Thanks
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  12. WGU MSN in 6 months
    How long does it have to be? I'm assuming we would have to do a lit review then some sort of experiment. I see capstones at other schools too. I like WGU. I like the location, and whether or not...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  13. WGU MSN in 6 months
    Thinking about WGU for an MSN this fall. I like the tuition rate. Anyone able to share Capstone project titles. Just wondering what is expected.
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  14. ICU RN let go after 3 months
    Sorry to hear of everyone's experiences. Just supports my thoughts that 'nurses eat their young.' Unfortunate, but true.
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. 5 months snd still haven't takin boards
    U must do it soon; I worked with a MHW who waited too long.
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Correctional Nurse / Officer
    I haven't heard of any; seems like a conflict.
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. Nursing Informatics Masters - should I take the plunge?
    Carl, Great to see your post. I have just relocated from Philadelphia to the burbs of Toronto to work with Meditech. I have over 9 years in healthcare IT. I don't think a Masters in Informatics...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  18. Meditech 5.64
    I just started two weeks ago, and most of my orientation has been self study. I have worked in Informatics prior to this, and have a programming background. Picking up this system does not seem...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  19. Question for Experienced Informatics Nurses
    I am assuming if it's a small hospital in MASS its Meditech. I just started two weeks ago, and most of my orientation has been self study. U must become a member of several users' groups: Welcome...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  20. My Dilemma
    My advice is to stay in Ohio, at least for 6-9 months. I don't think you would regret it.
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Critical Care Nursing program at Durham College
    Just registered for the course. At times in 'our' lives we must make hard choices. I know it will not be easy, but I think this course is worth the worry, work, and cost.
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. Is this a new concept?
    Good reply, thanks, Kevin
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. New Grad in ICU
    Did you ever find out? Thanks for the postings.
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  24. Is this a new concept?
    In response to Fiona I have to add that I worked in a hospital where you had to know someone to get hired. But, everything being equal who would you sooner hire someone who has a known quality going...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. Critical Care Nursing program at Durham College
    Thanks for replying. I have just relocated from Philadelphia, and I think the Canadian method of getting people into CCU is the way to go. The Durham instructors' backgrounds seem stellar, and I...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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