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  1. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    Oh, I'm sorry! I'm still new at posting regularly. I wasn't aware that you moderate.
    Nov 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    If you read the entire thread, you will see that I posted about my non-clinical nursing job with great hours and no pt contact. I wasn't just posting to write about poopy talk, I was just...
    Nov 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    Ya know, maybe instead of "the rapist" op meant to have it look like "therapist" backwards :-D
    Nov 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Electronic cigarettes (E-cigs)
    I have the E-go V-V2 with a Kanger tank....I absolutely LOVE it! I'd vape on the way to the hospital (while I was still working bedside) and the pts never complained about me smelling like smoke....
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Patient Education
  5. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    I've been an LPN since 2007, started out in ALF/Long term care, worked my way into Therapeutic Apheresis from 2009-02/2013, now I'm in Specialty Pharmacy counseling oncology pts on their oral...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Plasmapheresis pay salary
    Lots of on call and stress, but with mileage reimbursement, on call pay, hourly pay, and shift differential if I got called out, I was making near $66,000/year in Florida as an LPN.
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. Increased cramping with citric acid solutions?
    Hi! While I don't have experience with dialysis, I do have 5 years experience with therapeutic apheresis. We used a citrate solution for anticoagulation instead of heparin. The reason why they cramp...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. A typical day at a plasma center?
    Well, was such a whirlwind while I was there. Yes, we did check the NDDR as soon as the new donor came through the door. They have to be able to read because they are required to pass...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. A typical day at a plasma center?
    Mostly the donors. I'm a caring person, and it was so disconcerting that we had people who were so careless about their health and obviously donating just for the money. Also, my feet hurt so bad by...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. A typical day at a plasma center?
    Oh my. Where to begin? I lasted for 6 months in a plasma center recently. Thank goodness I found an awesome job at a pharmaceutical company counseling specialty medication patients. Ok, well at first...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. LPN Relocating from Florida to Elgin...HELP!!
    Hi all! So, My husband and I have thought long and hard and have decided to relocate from Daytona Beach, FL to the Elgin, IL area. I'm a Florida native and really have to clue as to go about...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. New Grad Apheresis Nursing or Out Patient Clinic?
    I've been a Therapeutic Apheresis nurse for 3 years. Are you going to be working in an outpatient apheresis center or doing therapeutics in the hospital? If you are doing therapeutics in the...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Greetings from Florida...
    Hi Lauren! Where in Florida do you live? My place of work just posted a job opening which includes travel between Orange, Volusia, Flagler and Brevard counties. It's not your typical travel/agency...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  14. 24 weeker - how bad is it?
    I meant more along the lines of positive thinking. I know thing's don't always turn out okay. To me, there is always a light of hope. I have noticed in the course of my life, that if you think...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. 24 weeker - how bad is it?
    My twin and I were born at 23 weeks gestation in 1984. We both survived and are completely healthy. My twin unfortunately developed ROP and now is completely blind. She has had her right eye removed...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. How difficult is it to get into Daytona State College?
    I live in Deltona. Don't rent a house's not the best of places to live. Anyway, It is not illegal to attend 2 colleges as far as I know. I am doing my pre-req's for my RN bridge right now...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. LPN Brookdale Senior Living Florida Question
    I worked at a BSL community in Central Florida for a year and a half. I was the evening LPN with 40-something residents and two CNA's to watch over. I really liked it...however the marketing director...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. ALF 1:85 night shift sounds allright
    The last job I had before my current one was at an ALF. I was the only LPN on the 3-11 shift with 2 CNA's and 42 residents. It was great until the marketing director started admitting residents that...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. IV Fluid Warmer Question.
    Thnks guys! I was thinking of inventing something like an integrated iv pump/warmer, with the option to either have warming or no warming! I think it would be great when you need to do a rapid fluid...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. IV Fluid Warmer Question.
    Hi Everyone, Just a quick question? Has anyone ever heard of an IV pump/warmer integrated into one unit? Or does the warmer always come separately?
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Unsafe Staffing
    I knew before the first sentence of your posting was finished that you work in Central Florida! I work around 45 minutes away from Orlando, so I know that there are only a few hospital options that...
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Upcoming Interview at a Plasma Donation Center!
    Thanks for the link qwertyf! My interview is this Wednesday! Please let me know how your first day went! I think I'll thrive at a plasma donation center not only because I'm great at assessments but...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. hello from FL
    Congrats! I graduated from DSC (DBCC) in 2007 with my LPN. All the class/clinical instructors are wonderful and I tryuly do miss it there! My class of 61 people all passed the NCLEX-PN at our first...
    Jul 1, '11
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  24. Upcoming Interview at a Plasma Donation Center!
    Ok, so currently I work as a mobile therapeutic apheresis nurse. The hours are great but I'm getting tired of the traveling. I'm having a hard time paying my bills due to massive credit card debt so...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Daytona State LPN Program
    Hi! I attended DSC's (Previoulsy DBCC) part time LPN program from 2005-2007. It was the best ever! Lecture was very thorough and clinicals were very detailed. The faculty and staff had compassion for...
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student