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  1. 6 weeks orientation then left alone? What to do..
    It's not an idea situation, but if there are very good techs, then it's doable.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. Sooooo many meds!
    That's pretty high for us also, my camp is in NJ also
    Jun 24
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  3. Did I make the right decision?
    Taking care of my children, is always the best decision for me. No matter how hard a struggle it is, don't go to the job and sit and be miserable, look at it as your way out and to a better future. I...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Insulin Pump at 4 week camp
    We have gotten a few kids with pumps. Our camp is proactive when it comes to kids with diabetes . We have orders from the pediatrician or endocrinologist . Regarding sliding scales, snacks, carb...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  5. Travel dialysis nursing
    I'm excited please come back and post to let us know about your experience
    Jun 3
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. Best Sick Call slips
    The funniest one I got was from an elderly man that said, the marihuana smoke from cell 23, is aggravating his asthma. ( after investigating, it wasn't from him, just someone snitching on the...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Women's Prison
    I have worked in both, I don't play the penis games. I will write you up and I will confront you about it. Some officers will address it, and some won't . I was the only black RN and they never made...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. Private companies that contract with county jails.. good or bad to work for..
    I guess it depends on the company, I worked for a company and the big companies. They both have issues and lawsuits. Keep your practice in with the scope and follow the rules and you should be ok
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. How easy is it to lose a license in correctional setting?
    I worked in corrections for over 5 years, and I have seen 1 nurse lose here license. It was at her per firm job at a nursing home. I can say that , nurses who view the inmates as less than, that's...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. Acute dialysis nurses- let's talk money..(again)
    Philadelphia, I work directly for the hospital and pay is contingent on experience, by the union pay scale. We have call pay 3.15 hour and time/half when called in.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. 2015 Work Thread
    I start Camp Vacamas in NJ on May 28. Can't wait
    Jun 1
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  12. 2015 Work Thread
    I will be returning back to Camp Vacamas in NJ, my 7 th year. It's 2 hours away from my home, so now since I have a full time job at a Level 1 Trauma hospital . I go once a week and stay 2 days, my...
    May 11
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  13. Travel dialysis nursing
    I haven't started yet, planning to start in August 2015.
    May 11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. has anyone done the WGU online RN to BSN program?
    I Clepped them as part of my ADN
    Feb 26
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  15. Dialysis nurses: Needing advice :)
    I was an Lpn for 3 years, then became an RN. I went into dialysis as a new RN. I have learned so much, sometimes I have had to brush up on things I didn't know, and at times wanted to quit. Stuck it...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. Solutions for Acutes?
    I used to think the same when I first started, until I got so many unnecessary treatments, just for the sake of the Docs having someone to do for the day. Or wanting to dialyzeva a pt, when I'm...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. LVN in Dialysis
    I believe that you can't piggyback Iv narcotics and give blood transfusions. LPN's can do IV meds, that depends on the job, not the scope of practice
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. CHN Certification with BONENT
    I think on there website is a study guide.
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  19. dialysis nursing...i want to run fast and far away
    Being a dialysis nurses, is either or you like it or you hate it. I was oriented by techs until I learned the machines, and how to stick. I never had an abusive tech , and yes I quite frequently...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. Solutions for Acutes?
    We recently had an issue with a nurse being called back in, after a 17 hour day. She had just arrived home, and was called back. She told the Renal fellow, that she needed at least a few hours before...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  21. Ebola patient is on dialysis
    Being a dialysis nurse at a Level 1 hospital in My city. I had the same conversation with my co workers. I just told them, sorry but I woud not be doing the treatment, my children having a mother is...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  22. Excelsior and Georgia RN License
    I graduated in 2010. I currently work in a Level 1 trauma center in philadelphia so with documentation I shouldn't need a preceptorship
    Jul 22, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. 2014 camp work thread
    We have a bear that visits the Health center everynight. So now we have resorted to putting any food out in the am.
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  24. Practical scrub color in Dialysis...
    Nurses wear blue at my hospital and I have bleach on almost every pair. I used to be a very stylish nurse before I went in to dialysis. I used to wear white pants on bleach days
    Jul 10, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  25. Why Do Not More Clinics Push Home Dialysis?
    I talk to pts all the time about home hemp they usually just say they have no help or don't want to do it. I especially ask my more difficult pts who always complain and never are happy with anything...
    Jun 29, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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