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  1. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    Geographic location Columbia MO Pay rate $20.54 In which area / specialty do you work? Med-Surg floor What type of license do you have (RN or LPN)? RN What type of degree and/or...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nurse to patient ratio?
    Typically 4-5 on days + 1-2 techs for 20-24 pts. (high acuity and fall risk pts in the mix)
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. What should I expect in pain mgt?
    I'm considering a part time job with a community health center's Pain Clinc. I'm an RN who has worked about 1.5yrs in Med/Surg at a large hospital and plan to continue my regular weekend schedule. ...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  4. National Nursing Licensure v. State Licensure for Healthcare Professionals
    I'm guessing a move to consolidate power in the hands of the federal government. They definately NEED control over us to nationalize the entire healthcare industry. How well you deal with the state...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Win CASH! 11th Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    ...I'll give you three guesses what patient you're getting!
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. The Elderly Are Devalued
    The elederly may be devalued, but we all-too-often see the elderly with chronic conditions as having "done it to themselves." Other at-risk populations like children and special needs are viewed as...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
    I am not personally offended by it, but I am one of only two male RNs working on our floor now, so it has been pretty easy to accomodate. I assume that it is probably a religious thing because we...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Infrequent Voiding Syndrome: Don't Fall Victim To This Common Problem In Nurses!
    At times I feel like I pee less than some of the anuric CRF pt's I get! I drink a V8 on my way to work and a bottle of green tea at lunch. ...what's that -- maybe 800ml in 13+hours? I'm sure I...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. You're getting and admit. ::...Fine::
    1730hrs. - I said "fine!", because it was my second admit of the day; I just got done with my first admit (Hx, assessment, meds, labs, done!), discharged two pt's; and got to take lunch today too! ...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. 3 Months until NS starts.. What should i be doing!
    Sock away a few extra bucks now! You will need it when you are done with school (if not before) and you definately wont feel like working extra between classes. Brush-up on anatomy and med...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Hardest or craziest interview questions you've ever been asked
    The crazies yet, "If you were an anmial, what kind of animal would you be, and why?" ....ummmmmmmmmmmmmm (think quick!)
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. Can you hate someone after 3 days?
    TothepointeLVN, None taken! ;)
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Can you hate someone after 3 days?
    True! I don't really hate any of my patients. I am always as professional as I can be, for my own pride and the pride of my Hospital! I know some of their "fussiness" is just because they don't...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Can you hate someone after 3 days?
    I can be nice, and I have been, for the last three days, the epitome of kindness. [rant] You can be rude, crabby, ungrateful, passive-aggressive; You can barrage me with questions, while I am...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    I know everyone wants a family vacation, but not everyone deserves a family vacation! "You are the only nurse we trust" = (if I butter you up, then I can take advantage of you to the n-th degree.)...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. I love my days off
    I'm just a few weeks off of orientation and now on my regular (Sat, Sun, Mon) shift. I love having a four-day weekend when everyone else is working! ...Now just to catch-up on all the 'stuff' I...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. ascultating the lungs of a female patient
    I agree. I'm also a new Guy on a med-surg floor. I can always hear better on the posterior anyway for both male and female patinets (when you account for tele leads, chest hair, breasts, or...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Great start, but I'm worried about the roller-coaster!
    I'm a new grad nurse on a med/neuro floor. Thing have been going great and I love the people I'm working with; my preceptor has more than 20+ years experience and we have a similar sense of humor...
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. share the weirdest reasons patients push the call light for
    A floor nurse getting ready to give an enema (she had been putting-off all day). ... suddenly she starts complaining about the burnt-toast smell coming from the breakroom and drifting down the hall....
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Carharrt Scrubs!
    Love Carhartt stuff -- Tried some on (fail !) ... I wrote to Carhartt and told them they need to cut the thighs a little bigger in the pant and the tops definately need 3 pockets! I'm not going to...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. What is the difference between an oral and rectal thermometer?
    ...Sarah, Please wake me up when I'm your patient and you come in to check my temp! :icon_roll
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Travel nursing, taking partner
    It also depends on your S.O.'s career goals. Even if it's easy for him to find a job wherever you move to, in a few years his resume' is going to start looking like crap to a lot of employers. --...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Columbia: Boone or University
    Both hosptials have very good reputations. Boon is a magnet hospital and I think MU it working toward manget status now. Boone is a stroke center and the U is a Level 1 trauma center. I'm sure...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  24. Does it matter where you got your BSN from?
    It might matter that you end your sentences with a preposition! LOL.... ...but seriously - No at least not unless it's a school with notoriously lousy pass-rates or a school that lost their...
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. New Grad Job!
    yes, thank you all so much my friends! :yeah: this site has been an indispensible tool for information and opinions during my journey, for now the past couple of years. at times i feel a little...
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing


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