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  1. Med/Surg to Burn ICU?
    Hi! I've been an RN on a Med/Surg floor for almost 2 yrs (in June 09). We mainly deal with ABD GI/GU surgeries i.e. appy, choley, colon resection, colostomy, ilieostomy, TURP, nephrectomy, SBO, abd...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Burn ICU / Burn Unit Critical Care
  2. Hourly Rounding/pain management?
    We have been doing hourly rounding for about a year now....HATE IT! The CNAs do odd hours, RNs/LPNs do even hours. We have a bedside flowsheet hanging on the wall of the pts room to document on every...
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. ATTN: RNs, LPNs and Nurse's Aides with musculoskeletal injury
    The link still not working....
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How far did you travel?
    I drive about 40-45 miles one-way (about an hour give or take a few). I live in the middle of nowhere and wouldn't trade it for the world. I know the gas prices are killing me but in order for me to...
    Aug 28, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Funny essay by an ER doc.
    :chuckle I love this!!! FUNNY!! :yeah:
    Aug 16, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Lexington, KY Hospitals
    You have Central Baptist, St. Joseph (Main and East), UK, UK Samaritan, the VA and then smaller hospitals in surrounding communities that are currently being bought up by St. Joseph and UK. As far as...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Had a new job but now I don't!! WHAT?!?!
    Thank you so much for all of the different opinions. I don't want to stay in my med/surg job because I hate it. I've hated it for a year. I only stayed in it is to get my year of med/surg experience...
    Jul 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Had a new job but now I don't!! WHAT?!?!
    OK first of all I want to apologize for my rambling......so here goes (I'll try to make this short). I work in Med/Surg @ a large hospital. In the last year this hospital has obtained numerous...
    Jul 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. KY nurses and students STAND UP. What part of KY are you from.
    Hey all! I graduated from Morehead State ADN in May 2007. I work @ St. Joseph in Lexington on a med/surg floor. I just accepted a position in ICU and will be transferring in a couple of months :dance:
    Jun 18, '08
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  10. Age you will/were graduated?
    I was 31 when I graduated in May '07
    Jun 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Med/Surg to ICU?
    Hi all! So I've been been out of school for 1 year and working on a Med/Surg floor. I recently interviewed for an ICU position @ a different hospital. I was just wondering if it is really a good idea...
    Jun 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Med Seeking Patients
    SusanNC I totally know where you are coming from. I have had numerous "frequent fliers" who have flat out told me they are just there for their pain meds. Of course these are the same people who are...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Jobs for burned out Nurses?
    I have only been a nurse for 1 year and I am already so sick of listening to the drug seekers & non-compliant patients tell me how to do my job. "Oh no, I can't take Lortab 7.5s because they don't...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Have to go in tonight ....acckk.
    I always have a sense of dread when going back to work after a few days off. Mine mostly stems around who my co-workers are for the night, not the pts. Yes, I have a copy of the schedule at home but...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. How long to get your ATT?
    I live in KY and we have to do 120 hours w/ a preceptor before we can set a date to take boards. I faxed my paperwork into the state board @ 0730 when I got off work and my ATT was in my email @...
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. emt first?
    I have been an EMT for 1 year now but the pay is so lousy. I am not able to quit my current job (customer service) to get a job in EMS because I can't afford to. I work 3rd shift and go to school...
    Jan 3, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. A&P1 HELP!!!!!
    Thanks for the advice....hopefully it will work!!
    Sep 28, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. A&P1 HELP!!!!!
    I am a pre-nursing student. I am currently in A&P1. I feel like I will never make it through it. I feel like everything is entirely over my head, I've never had a class this intense before. How can I...
    Sep 28, '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. emergency dept staffing with paramedics/emts
    I got my EMT certification in Jan 2000 and thought about working as an ER Tech while i was going to nursing school but I'm glad I read this board before I made that move. There seems to be a lot of...
    Sep 9, '00
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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