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  1. how to get certified as a psychiatric RN
    Hope this helps, good luck :-) Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Certification Eligibility Criteria Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Certification Eligibility Criteria Credential...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Struggling with OB
    I too struggled with OB while in school, failed two tests until I found what I called my OB Bible, it made the world of difference in my grade...lol...Here is the link to order the book, good luck!!!...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. ACNN Psych Nursing Cert Question
    Hello psych nurses, started my psych nursing career back in the fall and loving it!!! While I realize the criteria to apply, two years nursing (complete), 2000 hrs in the field and 30 CE (ideas on CE...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Jobless in the land of Medicine
    That is extremely sad, 28 years of experience and knowledge, who wouldn't jump at the chance to hire someone with that under their belt. I would suggest home health or PDN, they are always hiring or...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. When an employer asks 'what's the lowest wage you are willing to accept'...
    I'm with you Nola009, keep looking...Besides you can defer your student loans, call them, they will work with you.
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. Lipids at night
    Yikes, unsure why that font is so large...oops :wideyed:
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Lipids at night
    Also in the evening at my previous hospital, I was curious, so here's what I found...TPN can run over shorter time periods, such as 12, 14, 16 or 20 hours. Each time period is called a "cycle."...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. change of vocation and not sure of terminology?
    Are you referring to levels of care as in primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care?
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Not doing well in nursing school?
    We also had a saying, "C=Nurse". Hang in there, it will go by fast...I went from a A/B student to a B/C student in nursing school, it was very fraustrating!!!...There are times you will be grateful...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Gtube Feedings Help please!!
    100 ml flush post feed for a infant, WOW!!!...I would definitely get clarification on that order. We did post feed flush for a 10 y/o, only 60 ml via GT.
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. 5 Tips in How To Adapt to Night Shift
    Ah, that stinks!!!... this is why I have lived in the country for the past 20 yrs, nice and quite, love love it :inlove:
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. 5 Tips in How To Adapt to Night Shift
    Ah, that stinks!!!... this is why I have lived in the country for the past 20 yrs, nice and quite, love love it :inlove:
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  13. 5 Tips in How To Adapt to Night Shift
    Ah, that stinks!!!... this is why I have lived in the country for the past 20 yrs, nice and quite, love love it :inlove:
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  14. Psych Nursing, oh yeah!!!
    Thank you Retired APRN, I too am thrilled. I will be working inpatient, adult psych :cool:
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. 5 Tips in How To Adapt to Night Shift
    Would also add a fan to the mix...great for white noise
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. Psych Nursing, oh yeah!!!
    Thanks nurses for all yours replies and advice. I will be jumping on board Monday morn, so ready, wish me luck...lol :up:
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. question about "cutters"
    Poor nursing in my opinion, good news is this is the exception and not the norm. My advice would be to blow this off, hold your chin up high and walk away, you have OVER COME, congrats!!! I will be...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Officially giving up
    So sorry for your frustration. I know hospice agencies are always taking volunteers, might try there. What about the flu shot clinics, I did one right after I became licensed, no experience needed,...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Psych Nursing, oh yeah!!!
    Hello nurses...Im going to be starting a new psych nursing position here in a few days, so excited, have been interested in psych since school...Have already ordered a couple of psych nursing books...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Nurses who have done the flu shot clinics...
    I also worked for (MODERATOR EDIT OF ENTITY), and yes, you need to apply early...interview is over the phone and all training is online......good luck!!!
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Nursing resource you can't do without
    I also have all my resources on my smartphone, this too was a requirement for our nursing program, well worth the money...Skyscape medical resources...I have the Nursing Constellation Plus, pricey,...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Advise Please
    So whatcha waiting for?...go apply for a home health position!!! I started in a home health case management position in Dec 2012, they offered 90 days orientation period and lots of computer...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Question???
    Just curious, are all HH RN's case managers in the homehealth setting or do some agencies have case managers and field RN's?
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Future Shortage in Bedside Nurses
    Totally agree, big mistake for hospitals to excuse the value of the LPN's in the hospital team environment.
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Hopeless???
    Long story short...I quit my job at the end of Oct, with two weeks notice given. I could no longer handle the constant criticism and belittlement from my new manager (all was well before her...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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