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  1. Newer Nurse trying to follow heart
    I work for a large hospice company. After reading your post, I checked their current job postings. In some locations, they require only 1 year of experience as an RN, stating that med/surg or hospice...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. HOSPICE CARE IN LTC
    I'm interested in discussing issues that are specific to the hospice/LTC relationship, though I don't have a preference about creating a new category on the site.
    Mar 2
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    if you can't approve overtime, stop talking to me when i just told you my shift ended twenty minutes ago. i'm off the clock, i'm no longer obligated to talk to you. i choose to work weekends...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    AMEN!!!!!!!!! :yeah: And shame on management for tolerating this!!
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. More Men Entering Nursing Profession
    *sigh* :banghead:
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. More Men Entering Nursing Profession
    Maybe this will drive up nursing wages.
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    As she was "ruling out" a DVT with Homan's sign, I told her I didn't feel comfortable ruling it out based on this. She gave me warm fuzzies: "This is how you learn! You'll get more confident as you...
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    Well, what you're describing is the more typical, humble, safe, and helpful practice. Here's an example of where I was coming from (happened last week): Doctor ordered a doppler ultrasound to rule...
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. wet to dry dilemma
    I'm also a treatment nurse stuck in the uncomfortable position of getting outdated treatment orders from doctors and outdated advice from supervisors. I guess that sounds negative (I just got off...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    In addition to everything already mentioned, here are some things I face at my facility: *Typed signs posted everywhere that issue ultimatums, followed by: "Thank you for your cooperation." ...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Depressed nurse here, lexapro is not helping.
    p.s. I didn't understand your comment about paperwork. Were you suggesting that hospitals have tons of paperwork, compared to LTC?? That can't be right!!!!
    Jul 14, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Depressed nurse here, lexapro is not helping.
    Hello, I'm sorry I didn't see your post until now. It's possible that your situation has changed in the last couple of months--I hope so. In any case, you are not alone. I'm also a newish nurse...
    Jul 14, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. LTC Salary for new grad RN in DC
    Each year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes an Occupational Outlook Handbook with information for various professions, including RNs. They publish wage data, so you can see what RNs and LVNs...
    Jun 24, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Student Uniform  My Gosh!
    Are you serious--you think that's hot?
    Apr 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I need California CNA Advice
    Yeah. After I received their card with place/date/time, I just showed up and passed. I agree with others: it was easy. However, since small mistakes can make you fail, I still think you should be...
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. I need California CNA Advice
    Thank you guys. I feel a little better :) I'd hate to walk in there and get asked to perform a skill that I haven't studied for (I took fundamentals almost a year ago). And then there are...
    Jul 8, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. I need California CNA Advice
    Hello, I'm challenging the CNA exam through the Red Cross in Northern California (I've taken nursing fundamentals). The California Department of Public Health sent me a Red Cross brochure that gives...
    Jul 8, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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