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  1. smoking cessation programs
    In the USA, the American Cancer Society has alot of tips, literature, videos, and programs on smoking cessation. I am not sure what foundation you may have in Canada. Do you have a National Cancer...
    Jul 22, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  2. Occupational Physicals
    I have always done pre-employement physicals, in house. It saves the company alot of money. All you need is a good company policy on this, and what will be included in the physical.(Things such as...
    Jun 27, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  3. OHN's -
    I have been an OHN for 15 years, and the company I worked for closed last summer. i am now going into another company, and one of my jobs is to manage the employee health insurance. I have never...
    Jun 27, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  4. SPECIALTY INFO REQUEST
    In reply to your post, you can go on line to www.aaohn.org and visit the web site of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses. I have been an OHN for 17 years and I love it because...
    Jun 21, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  5. Refresher Courses
    Hi, I have been in one area of nursing for many years and now want to go back to Medical/Surgical Nursing or Geriatrics. I know alot of things, have changed since I was a hospital nurse, 15 years...
    Jun 8, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. resident falls in a long term care facility
    In North Carolina, we are not allowed to use chemical or physical restraints, therefore we have HAD to come up with alternatives, like the Merry Walkers, Lap Buddies & Velcro Seat Belts. I worked in...
    Jun 7, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Elder Abuse
    I had a patient once that startled very easily. Most elderly folks startle easily, but this lady would about jump out of her skin if you just walked into the room. Later I found out that her son...
    May 28, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Need IV advice
    I haven't done this yet myself, but my husband had knee surgery twice this year, once in January and again in Feb. 2000. When they started his IV, first they injected a numbing solution,...
    May 28, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Geriatric Care Plans
    I am looking for a book to assist with doing Geriatric Care Plans and would appreciate any information you can share!! Thanks
    May 25, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. MDS Coordinator
    I am leaving one area of nursing after 15 years to go into Geriatric Nursing, to be trained as a MDS Coordinator. Since I have never worked in this area, can anyone offer any tips or suggestions?...
    May 24, '00
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. MDS   meaning ????
    I have been an occupational health nurse for 15 years and am now going to work in long term care. There are words in medical terminology that weren't there way back when. Can someone tell me what...
    May 22, '00
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Nursing at 41..Just starting out
    I was 33 when I started at a community college and 35 when I finished my ADN. The oldest person in my class was 44 when starting. We had a good number of males in the class. My first job was with...
    May 22, '00
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Any OHN's in Furniture Manufacturing???
    I have been on OHN for 15 years in textile manufacturing. My company closed last year due to NAFTA. I am starting a new job this week as an OHN with a furniture manufacturer here in N.C. Any...
    May 20, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  14. Occupational Health Nursing Salaries
    I just discovered this message board recently and don't know how often you check your post, but I live in North Carolina and I feel the OHN's are paid less than other places. However, the OHN's that...
    May 19, '00
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  15. Nursing is pathetic...
    I have been an RN for 17 years. I began my career in the hospital setting. Back then, you couldn't get off 3rd shift. A few years later, I had an opportunity to go into Occupational Health...
    May 19, '00
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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