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  1. Continuous Care
    Continuous care typically involves round the clock or near round the clock administration of medications for symptom management, such as pain, agitation, shortness of breath, and you are there to be...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. State Surveyor/Auditor
    Hello all! Tis the season for panic and fleeing the office as I'm hearing "state is here" with panicked looks at every cubicle... as I'm leaving the office to head out to see my patients for...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Crystal Ball! What's Hospice's Future Look Like
    I'm a hospice case manager with 2.5 years of experience, and I absolutely love what I do, but day by day I am starting to worry about if hospice will even exist 10-15 years down the line... I know I...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Dear Hospice Nurses, I beg you for a moment of your time, please.
    CheesePotato: I am a hospice nurse, and I can tell you that you want a nurse/team that listens to what your father's wishes are and what has been expressed in any living wills or other such...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Ex California Hospice RN looking to come back
    pfeliks, thank you for your response, I looked up Amedisys, and the company does have centers in California! I"ll let you know what happens :)
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Ex California Hospice RN looking to come back
    Hi! I'm a former hospice RN case manager in southern california, and I'm looking for advice/resources to find a hospice company, perferable a hospital that has a hospice care unit or center...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Two week Notice??
    kcdunlap: I would type it out, and print out at least 4 copies, give one to HR and one to your direct supervisor. If you don't want to use this place as a reference or ever be contacted when you...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Is Urgent Care RN experience considered "acute care experience"
    I'm starting a job at an urgent care center and want to know if urgent care is considered acute care experience by the HR/managers at hospitals. Any insight would be great! Thanks!
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. NRP online examination
    I'm doing an online NRP refresher type course before I have to go do the on site skills validation course.. I'm on Chapter 2 and I'm really confused about something and wondering if anyone can give...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Hilarious maternity nursing sayings/pics
    Absolutely hilarious... made my morning.... I haven't laughed in a while... and that was something I needed! Thank you!
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Symptoms of end-stage Parkinson's? When should hospice step in?
    To answer your question, like a previous poster said, hospice can be called by the husband, and they will come out (a marketer typically) and explain what hospice is, what this particular company...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. Moving on.....
    Congratulations! Don't let anyone/anything stop you, and major congratulations for landing a job! You are a strong, determined person, and no one can take that from you!
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. I want to start a support thread for us unemployed New Grads in California
    Hey ya'll My name is PedsOncHopeful and I'm a unemployed sort of "new grad" License Type: BSN with honors Time out of school: 18 mths (licensed for 15 mths in Cali, 16 mths in GA) #...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Only hospital jobs?
    I think a lot of people who are finding it difficult to get into the hospital both in-state and out of state nurses, if they are "lucky", find jobs in non hospital settings, but then those of us who...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Home Health Hospice
    I have an interview on Wednesday for this Home Healthcare Hospice position. I've been volunteering there for the past couple of weeks, helping out in the office and thinrgs have been really good. ...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Am i fully to blame for this or did my mentor act complacement.
    Tinkerbell: Most nursing programs require their students to look up their patient's meds and diagnosis the night before clinical, does your school not make you do that? If your school...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  17. When to apply for a job
    Hey MCGnurse: Going by your allnurses name I'm guessing you attend MCG for nursing school or are in the area, I would start looking up hospitals that you are familiar with (hospitals you have...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Opinions Needed for New Grad
    I am checking the hospital websites constantly, thank you for the heads up about UCSD!!!! I'm in orange county (southern California), so things are pretty rough right now for most nurses I...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Opinions Needed for New Grad
    MeriWhen: Thank you for your response, I agree that getting experience is what matters right now and I'm glad that you understand my concerns regarding the "little to no training" aspect of...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. New Grad OB Position
    Wow $450 that's really really expensive, maybe you can borrow the money and pay it back? I know that sounds like stupid advice, but I really do hope you find a way to take the exam, because you sound...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. New Grad OB Position
    Stephanie: You sound highly motivated and ready to hit the ground running in OB, but without your license it will very hard for a hospital to hire you. In my opinion, I think NCLEX should be...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Opinions Needed for New Grad
    TheCommuter: Thank you for your response, after reading what you wrote and I really thought about my situation and I figured that there really isn't a downside to me doing home health while I am...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Opinions Needed for New Grad
    I need advice... I'm a new grad who moved to Southern California from GA (I knew what the job market was like but you don't get married to live apart) after getting married in October. I've found a...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. Getting Ahead
    I'm on spring break, so maybe that's why I have a few extra minutes to think about the future, but the situation is that I graduate May 2011, and I am wondering if there are any extra classes or...
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. California or Georgia
    Thanks Caliotter for your response! I just have a question, would it matter that I graduated from a non california nursing program? I mean to ask, will there be extra hoops I have to jump through in...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: California Nursing