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  1. SSM Policy re: family members working together
    My husband and I are moving to STL next week. I am scheduled to start orientation with SSM later this month. My husband is looking for a job now and there is a listing but it's in the same...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  2. do you wear those clogs?
    Love, love, love my Dansko's!! Been wearing them for over a year and they are the best shoes I have ever worn. I have very flat feet and my ankles tend to roll inward, creating strain on my knees,...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Claiming suicide can get you out of anything!
    I feel your pain. There is nothing that will suck the life right out of an ER nurse like the type of patient you describe. It never fails that truly sick people that need nursing care do not get the...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New to ER and getting CEN?
    I think it totally depends on the person. We have some new nurses only a few months who have taken and passed, and some others that have been ER nurses for years and have failed. One train of...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. ER nurse to patient ratio
    3:1 is the norm in my ED, with an occasional 4:1 ratio. I consider myself to be good at what I do, but I don't feel that I could sustain a 5:1+ patient load safely if they had high acuity. At one...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Difficult access: Would you go for EJ or pedal?
    In my ED, we put in EJ's all the time. I have numerous patients who actually say 'you are going to have to put in my neck" because they have experienced multiple unsuccessful sticks. I have only...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Moving to St Louis, MO. HELP!
    We are leaning toward the Maryland Heights area. We have family in that area and would like to be close. I am an adrenaline junkie and love the bad stuff. The hospital I currently work has a 32 bed...
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. Can you prick a diabetic too hard?
    When I was a nursing student, I was doing clinicals in a local hospital and I had 3 patients to do FBSB's on. The first two were males with thick skin that I had to really try hard to prick. The...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Moving to St Louis, MO. HELP!
    That's more than I am making here (South Georgia) even with my CEN credential pay. :yeah: Thanks for the info!
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. Moving to St Louis, MO. HELP!
    SHEESH!!! I am so embarrassed. I thought I was posting in Missouri - not Montana. OOPS! I can't edit it, either... sorry guys!
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  11. Moving to St Louis... HELP!
    I am an ER/trauma (CEN) nurse with 3.5 years experience and my husband and I are moving to St Louis in the next few months to be closer to family. I would appreciate any information on the hospitals...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  12. Moving to St Louis, MO. HELP!
    Sorry, I'm new here and can't get PM's yet - this is my first post.
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  13. Moving to St Louis, MO. HELP!
    I am an ER/trauma (CEN) nurse with 3.5 years experience and my husband and I are moving to St Louis in the next few months to be closer to family. I would appreciate any information on the hospitals...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing


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