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  1. Was this a bad sign? Interview recap
    I got a call for a second interview today, so I guess it went okay!
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  2. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Emse you are one of my favorite posters on allnurses. Your comments helped me through my first nursing job in LTAC. Keeping you in my thoughts and wishing you a full recovery.
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nurses with ear piercings
    Nursing school (in NJ) had a policy that only 1 pair of stud earrings was allowed and all tattoos had to be covered. The hospital we did our clinicals at has a policy that all tattoos must be...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Was this a bad sign? Interview recap
    Thanks! I hope you're right! I have been waiting for this chance for a long time and I'm so scared it's not going to work out. I guess I will just have to continue to wait. I'll update hopefully with...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. Was this a bad sign? Interview recap
    I interviewed for a med-surg position yesterday with the nurse manager as an internal applicant. Currently I work in the same hospital system's sub-acute facility, but I do have a year of...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. Has anyone been to an ANIA conference?
    I am registered to attend the American Nursing Informatics Association national conference in Philadelphia next week. I am considering pursuing a MSN in Informatics and I figured checking out the...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  7. Help please in naming actual issue- I am terrible at this
    So this is research for a school assignment? When I have to do research assignments, I pick a general topic of interest, like what you've done - pressure sores in spinal cord patients. Then I find...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Research Nursing
  8. Nicotine Testing
    At a previous job, our healthcare benefits had optional nicotine testing. If you were nicotine free you were eligible for a discounted rate. A nurse I worked worth passed a urine test by quitting for...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. first RN paycheck?
    I took a picture and sent it to my mom, who is also an RN, then I cashed it and it went into my account for paying bills and such. I did buy dinner the next time my husband and I were out.
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Wait staff and flight attendant c/o customers
    We recently had a confused fall risk patient sitting in the hallway, facing a window, for babysitting purposes. As I was passing by her with my cart, she said "So where's this plane landing, anyway?"...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Your very first or worst interview experience
    I had a job in an LTAC for about 8 months and was dying to get out. Landed an interview for a med-surg unit in a good hospital. My hair would not cooperate at all that day. I ended up putting it in a...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. RIP Betty Ackley RN - Nursing Diagnosis textbook author
    A name I've cited counted times... I'm grateful she shared her knowledge with us and made nursing diagnosis and careplanning so approachable.
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can I combine similar jobs when listing responsibilities?et
    I stayed at my first job for a year, left for another position which was way closer to home and saved me a lot of money. At that second job they let me go the day before I became eligible for...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  14. Can I combine similar jobs when listing responsibilities?et
    I'm trying to re-write my resume and need some advice. I have 1.5 years of nursing experience, during which I've held 4 positions in two different areas. I was wondering if I could combine these...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. No call No show but
    I don't think there's anything you can do about this but move on. You made a mistake, and although I agree it's not really fair if they didn't terminate other employees for no call no show, that...
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Helpppp! What question should I ask at the end of my interview??
    If the interview is with the unit manager I like to ask about the current goals and initiatives for the unit, like what was discussed at the last staff meeting. Then you can learn if they're trying...
    Oct 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. CDC call in presentation 10/14 2pm
    Here are my notes from the call - it was very interesting! They said a recording and transcript will be available within the next week on the COCA website. I'm not going to try to edit these...
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  18. CDC call in presentation 10/14 2pm
    Last minute bump. I'm on the line waiting for it to start, will take notes and post here. It's not too late to join and it's listen only so don't feel like you have to talk!
    Oct 14, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. CDC call in presentation 10/14 2pm
    I received an email about this today from my state ANA. Tomorrow 10/14 at 2pm eastern time the CDC is hosting a "COCA" - Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity - call in program about hospital...
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  20. Per Diem availability question
    I have a question for those of you who work per diem, I'll give an example... If I tell them I'm available, say the weekend of Oct. 11 & 12, but they don't put me on the schedule... Is it common...
    Oct 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Should my resume include law school?
    You should include it. You will have to list your previous work experience for the application anyway. If I were a recruiter, someone who graduated from law school would pique my interest. It makes...
    Oct 7, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  22. Need help Choosing
    It probably would, however I have run into the problem of only getting a response from other LTACs or rehab/LTC when I apply for jobs. My ICU applications were rejected instantly. I think it's...
    Sep 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. Need help Choosing
    I would go with the mixed unit for the best experience. I've worked in LTAC and while it is good experience, they are usually separate facilities from hospitals which means little opportunity for...
    Sep 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. No job :(
    I have heard this too, from my nursing instructors who are/were DONs and Administrators. If you are an RN working as a tech, you are still held to the standards of your RN license, which creates a...
    Sep 20, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. While You are In Here..I May As Well Try To Go To The Bathroom....
    I don't have any answers for you, but I feel your pain. I actually got into trouble with my manager once because the CNAs were complaining that I was calling them to get someone to the bathroom when...
    Sep 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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