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  1. Nursing Job in Australia
    I'm sure you will find more help by going to the Australia/New Zealand forum listed under World. Good luck!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  2. Old foot care therapy
    Anyone remember using heat from a light bulb on decubs? We also used O2 right on them also. This was in the early-mid 70's. Geez, I am so OLD!
    Feb 24
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Fall in the ED!
    If the doc nixed getting a sitter, I don't see what else you could have done. He was even right across from the nurse's station. Please let us know how this meeting goes. I'm curious to see what the...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Stop it!
    Sounds like she's Coo-Coo for Cocoa Puffs.
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Why Do I Care?
    What I get out of Ruby's post is that she is frustrated to be precepting nurses who are only in her ICU as a stepping stone to something else. Most are not there because they want to settle down in...
    Feb 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Short Survey! Job Satisfaction in Nursing
    I also was only allowed to answer the first two questions before I was booted out. What's up with that?
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    Took care of an elderly unmarried lady named Hotsie Totsee. (Last name Totsee.) Wish I had asked if she had any siblings.
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. saying good by to my awesone sucessful DON job
    How are things going? Give us an update!
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. Is it a bad idea to quit a job before you have another one secured?
    I speak from experience-don't do it unless you absolutely can't tolerate it anymore. I won't go into the details, but I gave my notice after I could not endure one more shift in a place ruled by fear...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Does the Caribbean need instructors?
    Maybe investigate to see which one of their governmental agencies oversees foreign nurse credentialing. That person might be able to direct you. How and where do the native nurses get certified?...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Resident nurse ratio question
    You are NOT being a baby! What reason were you given for this change? I wouldn't be able to get all that done, no way no how. Sounds like you should start looking for another job! I just don't see...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Cute show about a Nursing Home volunteer....
    I love this show!
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Nurses carrying weapons
    As I pulled up to a patient's house, I saw that the place was full of police cars. As I had suspected the patient and his brother (who lived with him) were up to some shady bidness, I just went on...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Staffing???  2 licensed nurses on weekend night shift but only 1 on weeknights...
    How did your meeting go? Give us an update! I would also be fearful for my license and my residents.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Songs That Remind You of Nursing....
    As I'm driving to the good ol' LTC- Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Taking away chairs from nursing station
    I worked in an LTC that told us that we were not to sit down to chart; we had to stand at the counter. And just to make sure we lazy nurses didn't try to sneak chairs to the desk after they went...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. NJAC 13:37-14.3 questions about these chapters!!
    If anyone got into trouble with the BON, it would be your supervisor! Threatening nurses to get them to falsify documents? If the HHA did something wrong, and you had signed her off on it...well,...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Interviewing for Night Shift Charge
    It sounds like your life is good right where you are now. Some people can never adjust to nights. I know I never could, even after doing it for almost 2 years; I felt like crap and had no family...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Mandatory OT
    In Indiana, employers have all the power. They can require you to work however many hours they want you to, without any notice and require you to be in for your next shift, no matter how few the...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. Indiana-East Central 2. 40 3. SNF-national chain 4 26.00/hr 5. None. No holiday pay. No raises for the past 3 yrs; management states probably none in the future. Time and a half for OT. 6....
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. CMS Audit
    I agree with the above poster. You will be nervous, but resist the urge to chatter. I was observed doing an assessment and med set-up. The surveyor was just there to make sure clients were cared for...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Question about home health
    Many agencies DO consider SNF experience. After all, many HHA clients are elderly, and you certainly have experience in that area. I would go ahead and apply. Best of luck!
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. I snapped at work and... I dont know what to do...
    Hello, Hazyblue. Just wanted to know how you're doing. We care about you, and some of us know what you're going through. Please update us when you can.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Am I in the wrong Nursing home?
    At the nursing home where I worked, we frequently got late admissions. Sometimes the e-box didn't have what we needed,and it always seemed to be the same drugs. We talked with our pharmacist and she...
    Feb 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. ADON misleading title? Rant from DON
    Just wondering how you're doing. It's not easy having a horrible job,being a single parent, and dealing with the emotions that you feel when your husband leaves you. I have been there and I know just...
    Jan 23, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant


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