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  1. Soliant
    It wasn't the original post that was egregious, it was the response they gave to another response
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Soliant
    WOW!!!!!! Not a very professional response!!! People are just trying to give you some friendly advice. You asked if they were competitive, so, check with other agencies to compare them and find out...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. heart rate 40 ,SBP 60, for over an hour
    Bedrest!! Dang I hate autocorrect!!!! LOL!!
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. heart rate 40 ,SBP 60, for over an hour
    Atropine and/or TCP would only be indicated if the pt was symptomatic with the bradycardia. Going by what you were saying, he wasn't symptomatic, so the IVF and bested was the proper call
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Orientation period- strange requirements, is this legal?
    I would definitely talk to my agency and find out what is going on!!!
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Lpn for 4 years, will take Rn boards soon, can I travel nurse right away?
    Most hospitals want at least 1 year experience in the speciality you are applying for. Some would count your LPN experience, but you would have to discuss that with your recruiter
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Best Travel Companies
    I am currently on assignment with Medical Solutions. I have been with them at the same facility for a year now and have never had one issue! My recruiter is awesome!!!! I would agree with...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Travel nursing vs. Strike nursing
    That is a very bad generalization of southern people!! I am from the south, born and raised, and my family and my wife's family were and still are union!! I will admit it, if I were to ever work a...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Anyone going to Glendale, AZ?
    I am considering a travel contract there as well in the CVICU. Keep us updated on your assignment. Thanks
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Pre-employment credit checks in Nashville area hospitals?
    I currently work @ Vandy and my credit is horrible as well. I hired on in February of this year and had no issue with a credit check. My opinion is that it won't matter. Good Luck
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  11. Just need to vent and have some encouragement (long)
    Apparently you have been called a mean old battle-axe before. I have been a nurse for 16 years and know exactly the kind of nurse the OP is talking about! I have worked with nurses that have 30 to...
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can a hospital legally force you to get your bsn if you are an adn
    Totally agree!!!! I would love to go back and get my BSN and even my MSN, however, financially I can't afford it right now as I have a child getting ready to start college. If the employer wants to...
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How long does it take to get endorsed in IL?
    I know that the OP is old, and I would hope that they have their IL license by now (HAHAHAHAAHA), but it took me about 6 weeks AFTER they received all of my info, and I went to RN school in IL, but...
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. Dr.Oz dancing with sexy "nurses" on his show.
    I have just one question, why do they never show "sexy MALE nurses"? I mean, we can be sexy too ya know!!! just sayin':D
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Does this follow ACLS guidelines?
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I didn't see the word "shock" in the post, all I saw was compressions, just sayin'
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. Taxing only Nurses to pay for future nurses
    One would think huh?????? :lol2:
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Pain is subjective?
    Well, when the pt himself tells us that he "dropped his heroin and didn't get his fix" would be my first clue that he does not have a chronic pain issue. Now, I didn't say that everyone that comes...
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Pain is subjective?
    One of the ways that I can tell is the pt that is "allergic" to ALL types of pain meds from Tylenol and Motrin all the way up to Demerol and Morphine. The only thing that works is "4mg of Dilaudid...
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. To tell or not to tell? Opinions please!
    You can never go wrong by being honest, and I'm sure that your NM will respect you for it and understand your situation if you'll explain it to her. Who knows, she may give you the position anyway....
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Working alot of hours on NO sleep, and a Dangerous CNA. Moral support PLEASE
    I agree, you have to write her up!! When I was the DON at a LTC facility and the nurses would complain about a CNA, I would tell them to write them up. The DON needs a paper trail in order to...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nurse manhandled by doctor
    I totally agree!!! What if it were one of the "higher ups'" daughters, wives, mothers or some other female relative, would they be as quick to sweep it under the rug? I say NO!!!!!!!!! They would...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Access nursing traveling Agency
    I did a total of 4 contracts with them and did not have any trouble what so ever. the pay was good and my recruiters treated me great. The only problem was my recruiter kept getting changed....
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Nurse manhandled by doctor
    This just sickens me to no end!!! When are the higher-ups at these facilities going to realize that just because someone has "MD" behind their name does NOT give them the right to belittle, demean,...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Can i get all of your opinions? Confused
    No this is not normal by a long shot!!! This place is nothing but trouble with a capital T-R-O-U-B-L-E!!!!! You should not have to put up with that kind of abuse! You are the charge nurse NOT the...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Reposting Tonsilectomy question...
    One of the first things you will notice if you go to work in the ER, is for the nurses that have been there a while, they tend to do things without the MD ordering it and usually the MD will go back...
    Sep 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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