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  1. Career move from Business to Adult Nursing!
    I would say try and get on the nurse bank first and work in a hospital to gain some experience and insight into the profession first. Also there are over 750 applicants for 70 places each year, so...
    Oct 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  2. Am I the only one who hates 12 hour shifts??
    I want to work my hours in the least amount of days possible. I have been a nurse for 30 years, and I do not want to be at work 5 days a week, so 10 or 12 hours are the way to go for me.
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    Cutting corners is exactly why I am leaving my current position. I spoke to my manager to tell her why I was leaving. I was noticing that the culmative effect of everyone HAVING to cut corners is...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Advice re: Psych pt
    Hi everyone, I am working at a LTC facility and have a patient who was admitted from hospital to our facility with a number of conditions, diabetes, decubitus, history of aspiration pneumonia and...
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Return to clinical nursing
    Hi, I have been away from clinical nursing for many moons, having recently completed a Return to Practise course, I am finally looking for work now. I would appreciate any input on interviews - types...
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. pt pass out after IM ceftriaxone inj
    I had the same thing happen to me 25 years ago as a student nurse awaiting my finals. I gave a young guy a tetanus, and pooofff he was gone. Scared the heck out of me- thought I had killed a patient...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Too many know it "allnurses"
    I agree with Tigergaile. I think there are 6-8 regulars who act as neo nazi's which led me for a time not to bother with this site. I think certain people (& some moderators) position need to take a...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. UK is this possible?
    It happens because too many wards in the UK are not correctly staffed, and good nurses end up so burnt out, too the extent that they are unable to attend to the basic needs of patients such as this. ...
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Registration with NMC
    Took them 9 months to get my registeration to me, and that was with alot of chasing up. I trained i the UK, and was re-registering after 15 years abroad
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  10. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    1rrrn - what if doctors and nurses got control of the system instead of the insurance companies trying to ram people through the production line? what if drug companies had fair prices and fewer side...
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. EWS /Systems Assessment
    Does anyone use the Early Warning System in the US? And how would you say it works in conjunction with System assessment, does anyone think that EWS could be used alone and the systems assessment not...
    May 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. EWS /Systems Assessment
    When I left the US to return to work in the UK, the EWS was not being utilised in the US. Not sure how to word this question. Now that I am working back in clinical in the UK, we are using the EWS...
    May 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Trensfering patients to floor
    Hi all, Nurse in the UK here, would like as much feedback as possible. Who transfers the patient from PACU to ward in your hospital? How long does the process take? What delays the...
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  14. Prompt intervention/prompt notifcation of MD's Research
    Can anyone direct me to a couple of pieces of research related to early intervention/early notification of Physicans of patient assessment. I am in the Uk and am having difficulty locating...
    Mar 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. NCLEX in London
    To take the NCLEX in London, you have to register and receive approval from which ever state board you are applying to. When you receive the ATT you then register with Pearson Vue who administer the...
    Mar 15, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Systems assessment
    Hi Knitwhitt, Could you share the info you use on the laminated card you give your students? Also, if anyone has any links to research articles on how reporting findings to physicans when...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Systems assessment
    I have just spent the last two hours here in University in Necastle, searching for articles on nursing assessment, interventions and reporting findings to Physicans - without luck. Do you have any...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Systems assessment
    Thanks for your comments and references. I am still plugging away at this paper, hopefully I can make solid arguements and notice will be taken. Thanks
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Systems assessment
    My thoughts exactly, however I know that some of my english colleagues do not see eye to eye with my on this topic, hence my post. Although they do assess their patients, do not think that they dont,...
    Feb 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Systems assessment
    Hello all, I am a UK trained nurse who worked in the US for 13 + years, I am now back in the UK and am writing a refelctive essay on the differences in practise in the two countries. One of the...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. Physical assssments
    Hi, I am giving a presentation this week and would love to add some comments from US nurses and nurses from overseas who are now working in the US. How important is it to complete a head to...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Physical assssments
    The comments I hear from patients generally indicate that they do not interact much with their nurses. I appreciate that it is difficult to complete an assessment with only 2 RN's to 30 patients, but...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Physical assssments
    Hi, I am a UK trained nurse who worked for years in the US, now I am back here in the UK, and have always been struck by the fact that floor nurses here do not complete an assessment of their...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Here we go again!
    Being at Uni at the prsent, I am alwas surprised at lecturers tellin our class that we have lots to teach pre reg students, and that they are saddened by the level of nurses they are producing. Each...
    Dec 30, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. update on UK  TO  USA
    In order to meet the requirements for US registeration you must have covered Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Psych during your training, both Theorectical and Practical placements in...
    Nov 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom