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  1. Nursing beyond the bedside-for new grads?  Help!
    Yes, it's all of the above! I'm not a fan of the baths and fluids (who is?), but mostly it's the fact that I'm new and already feel whittled down to a nub at the end of the sustained intensity of my...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Nursing beyond the bedside-for new grads?  Help!
    I was asking for work that wasn't hospital bedside, not work that didn't involve patient contact or zero standing. I went into nursing because I wanted to care for patients. Just not quite the...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Nursing beyond the bedside-for new grads?  Help!
    @ loriangel14 What I thought was, since nursing is such a wide and diverse field, as many nurses told me before I went into the profession, that one could get a job in a dr's office, research,...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Nursing beyond the bedside-for new grads?  Help!
    I am a new grad currently working in the hospital. But I really, really do not like it. I'll admit I'm not as excited to be a nurse as I'd hoped. I'd really like something non-bedside but it seems...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. SANE PRN with other part time job??
    Tell me more about SANE nursing if you don't mind. Hours per week, typical call, etc.
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  6. inactive RN-continuing ed-loaded question
    GrnTea-that's part of my problem. I do not want to work in a hospital. (I know, I know, I'm probably going to make a lot of people mad by admitting that). I am a career changer and never envisioned...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. inactive RN-continuing ed-loaded question
    Thanks! I've looked on my state's BON site and found minimal info. I will be contacting them directly. I ask my hypothetical question because in this difficult period of finding a nursing job, if...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. inactive RN-continuing ed-loaded question
    Yes, this person definitely will of course. But my question is - will cont. ed. credits be enough to keep the license, and what is the likelihood of returning to the profession after inactivity? ...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurse with Disdain
    Dear StuckInTheMiddle, If you're still reading, I just wanted you to know that I hear ya. Some people who are career changers and go into nursing, go because they think it'll be a good fit. No...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. inactive RN-continuing ed-loaded question
    Let's say someone graduated nursing school, got their license, but decided to take a job offer for something non-nursing (for whatever reason that may be). How does one go about keeping the RN...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. SANE PRN with other part time job??
    As a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, most positions in my area are PRN. Does anyone have experience in a PRN position and also work part time elsewhere? Is this common or just not really feasible?
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  12. How do you introduce yourself to patients? First name? Mr/Ms/Mrs X?
    I was just reading a book on nursing and our introductions to our patients. It brought up an interesting point. Physicians usually introduce themselves as Dr. Xyz but most nurses usually introduce...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. New RN pay rate, likes/dislikes-various hospitals Indianapolis
    I know this question has been asked before, but not recently, so I'm putting it back out there. If you have experience at any of the Indianapolis hospitals or surrounding facilities, please chime...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  14. line flushes, patient safety, infection control
    I definitely see the need to scrub the hub, no doubt. But in between med pushes/flushes? I'm a recent grad and I was taught that evidence based practice is to scrub for at least 15 seconds (when I...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  15. line flushes, patient safety, infection control
    I think putting it down on an alcohol pad is a good idea. I've done that when I've only brought one flush. Glad to know someone else does it too.
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  16. line flushes, patient safety, infection control
    I have witnessed several nurses performing saline flushes on lines when administering meds, drawing blood, etc. I'm hoping someone can tell me if this is correct procedure because I don't want to be...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  17. NG suction immunocompromised pt-safety
    Would someone give me a solid rationale for why one would not empty an NG suction container for an immunocompromised patient? I was told that emptying the container every 4 hours poses a risk of...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Best areas for RN to prepare for FNP
    Hi everyone, I will be graduating in less than a year with my BSN and still haven't really narrowed down my focus yet as to which area of nursing I'd like to go into at the RN level to best prepare...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Area of nursing before FNP?
    I would like to work in a clinic/dr's office.
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Area of nursing before FNP?
    I should mention that there is a possibility for me to get a Peds ER position. Also, we need 2+ years experience as an RN before applying to the MSN program for the NP track. So I anticipate having...
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Area of nursing before FNP?
    Hi all, I am a BSN student looking for a student nurse job. Many times where I go to school, the student nurse moves into the RN position in the department that he/she works in. In looking for a...
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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