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  1. Moving on...
    Hello all, I am a RN that graduated spring of 2012. I got my first nsg job at a LTC facility on the rehab hall in October 2012. It wasn't what I wanted, but hey it was a job and I would get...
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Just Completed My One Year of Probation on the Job!
    So happy for you! Congrats!! It gives me hope that I can make it too! :)
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Advice for first job in a SNF?
    Hey hun! I graduated in May and got my first RN job at in LTC. I would definitely say don't let the pt to nurse ratio intimidate you because on paper it seems impossible, but you can do it! You have...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. New nurses in LTC
    Thanks for your comments Spring_Peeper and CT Pixie! Since I originally made this post I have really thought about what I do get to do at work and you have helped me realize that I do utilize what...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. New nurses in LTC
    Hey guys I've been working in a LTC facility since October 2nd. I've been on my own hall for about 3 weeks now. I'm feeling really torn right now because all the staff at my facility keep telling me...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Must-have gadgets for the nursing student
    My lifesaver was the Skyscape software. Our school had it on the "suggested" list of resources. It is pretty pricy, but it is definitely worth the investment. It has Davis drug guide, Tabers, Davis...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Pay Rates??
    Thanks everyone! Definitely gave me a heads up.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Pay Rates??
    Thanks for the info!
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Pay Rates??
    Tomorrow I start orientation at a local nursing home. I live in North Carolina and I'm a new grad with no experience. We will be discussing pay rates and I have no clue what the going rate for an...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. What should I bring with me on my first day in LTC?
    Tomorrow (oct 2) is my first day of orientation. I graduated early May of this year and I completely understand where you are coming from. I'm really nervous that I might have forgotten some of the...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Nursing Home Pay ??
    Tomorrow I start orientation at a local nursing home. I live in North Carolina and I'm a new grad with no experience. We will be discussing pay rates and I have no clue what the going rate for an RN...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. New grad in LTC as first job .. Good idea?
    I just graduated this May and have yet to find a job. I started out like most wanting a hospital job, but I quickly learned that I would not get there without some kind of experience under my belt. I...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Second Interview for Nursing Home
    My interviews were a week apart. They called me to set up the second interview the day after my first interview. I know that it can sometimes take a week or more for a background check, but I would...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Second Interview for Nursing Home
    Hey everyone! Yesterday I got the call back for my second interview at a really nice nursing home. I'm really nervous, but excited. The first interview went really well. She asked the questions like...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. Which has better pay?
    Thanks Ashley! Thats what I was thinking too. Any job is better than no job at all! :)
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Which has better pay?
    I have applied to several LTC facilities and hospitals. I would like to hold out for a hospital because it would be better experience, but they just aren't hiring. I did get a call back from a LTC...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Where to find nursing journals
    I have to complete a research paper on evidence based practice of sexual assault screening of teenagers and I'm having a hard time finding nursing journals that are within the last five years. Any...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What is a day in your life?
    I'm in my last semester of nursing school in an ADN program. Currently I am taking two nursing classes. I have clinicals on Mon-Tue for 6 hours, clinicals Wed for 8 hours, class Thursday from...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Whats the Difference??
    Can someone please explain to me the difference between Impaired Spontaneous Ventilation and Ineffective Breathing Pattern? Can I use them both in one care plan? Thanks!
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Whats the Difference??
    Can someone please explain to me the difference between Impaired Spontaneous Ventilation and Ineffective Breathing Pattern? Can I use them both in one care plan? Thanks!
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Septic Shock and Labs???
    i am trying to complete my labs for a client with septic shock and i'm having a lot of trouble. i know almost all of the abnormal labs are caused by the septic shock, but i have to be more specific...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Septic Shock and Labs???
    I am trying to complete my labs for a client with septic shock and I'm having a lot of trouble. I know almost all of the abnormal labs are caused by the septic shock, but I have to be more specific...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I need help with labs!
    Ok so my patient has labs of rbc 4.12, h/h 12.7/35.5, and plt 126. He doesn't have anemia and these labs are from when he entered the hospital. He had ischemic heart disease with double bypass in...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Ineffective Peripheral Tissue Perfusion Question
    Yes! I get it now! I was heading in that direction but I wasnt sure. Thank you!
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Ineffective Peripheral Tissue Perfusion Question
    I have a nsg dx of Ineffective Peripheral Tissue Perfusion R/T decreased hemoglobin concentration in blood and one of my interventions is to Turn and reposition patient with extremities at or lower...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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