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  1. Another reason to like home health..
    HH is great. I started as a new grad 2.5 years ago. I'm now confident and effective. I have saved people's lives and given them teaching and training to change their lives and improve their health....
    Jun 9
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. non clinical jobs for rns!!? pls help!
    I got a job with home health. They do hire new grads and will train you. I don't want to hear how they shouldn't I will be fine. I really like my little agency and am confident I will be a great HH...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Medication orders
    Mods, I recommend this be made a sticky because the link to the CMS is current and of great interest to HH nurses.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Stupid socks....which to wear or not to wear for beginner nursing student????
    I love mine. My Walmart has some for $6 for 2 pair(near the pharmacy). They aren't as good of quality as the expensive ones but they are good enough. Not all Walmarts have them though. They really...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. My predicament
    My program was not as terrible as yours but if I could have transferred I would have. If they will take you as a transfer student it would be great. My second year I just kept my head down, obeyed...
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Cheat sheet for office visits
    I hope to be starting in the same situation and wonder if anyone has a brain sheet for clinic visits too.
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. would you drive 31 miles to school ?
    I did for 3 years and it was worth it. I recommend you listen to MP3's of nursing lectures like Pat Heyman and watch and later listen to henneger on you tube. My textbooks also had summaries on line...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Nursing Scrubs: The Material Makes A Difference
    I wonder about the tightness of the weave required in the OR. Do we need to adhere to that on the floor?
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Supporting your black friend:  "Black pain as Back pain"
    Thank you for your post OP. I find the analogy to back pain illuminating. To my black friend who has confided in me: While my elbow pain is not back pain it gives me a small insight into what you...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. sperm donor half-sibs, got many?
    News rules may be needed because sperm banks may be selling lots of sperm from "popular donors". I've discussed this in an ethics class and I'm glad it is in the public view now. I was happy to learn...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Goodbye food pyramid; Welcome "My plate"
    Hurrah! I've always loved the plate method it is so accessible to regular people, and especially easy to teach to children. I'm very glad that whole grains are emphasized more effectively.
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. The Grading Scale For Your School
    Ours is 92 = A; 82= B; 75= C Less than 75 is failing We have to average 75 or above on all tests and 75 or above on other stuff- papers etc I wish we had pluses and minuses because my 91 B is...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Disappointing news, what can I do?
    You are an excellent writer. That is useful for nursing school. I was in a program in high school called Health Ancillary Training Service. and was able to work my whole senior year, 3 hours a day,...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. OHSU from OCNE cc anyone doing this?
    Each one of you is correct. We can stop after the second term of year 2 and go on to OHSU without getting our RN OR We can finish the CC program (take the NCLEX), and take that beginning term in...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  15. OHSU from OCNE cc anyone doing this?
    I'm in my first year at an OCNE school. They tell us we are already eligible for OHSUs BSN transfer program which is apparently all online. Has anyone done this? What is it like? How hard is it to...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  16. Relocating for the elusive first RN job
    I think it would be fantastic to work at Johns Hopkins. Take it and get a house big enough for vacationers from Boston. This would be a dream come true.
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Chemistry or statistics in first semester of adn?
    I would take chemistry it has more to do with pharm. and it is an easier class.
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How do you de-stress?
    I'm sitting here listening to Barry White you are my everything. It is in perfect time to the figures above and is stress reducing to watch and listen. Course, Barry recommends other things to...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Bed Bugs
    I read of some company using huge heater fans to heat up the inside of the building so the bugs died. Worked very well.
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. Appeal letter for SAP, due to degree
    I just heard the same thing today. it seems to be just a formality. I need my advisor's signature but that's all cause I'm in the program already. I'll be happy to get a loan this is really...
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Has anyone else gained weight in NS?
    I had to write a self-care plan the first week of school where I promised myself to eat lunch every day from home. I said I would eat beans, lentils, hummus and split pea soup (I fix one thing each...
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Netbooks
    Do they come with Microsoft 2010, can I do a paper on one and then email it? Mine has Windows 7 and you have to buy the office programs that is word excel and outlook. Microsoft 2010 is the off...
    Sep 12, '10
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  23. Did you get anything?
    My husband downloaded a pinup drawing of a nurse with the slogan "feel safe at night sleep with a nurse". I start NS this month. I told him I didn't want him looking at her all the time. Ha ha.
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Medical school vs Nursing School
    You might look into Physician Assistant if you like primary care but want to avoid all the drawbacks of medical school. Look up PA forums. Much more affordable than med school too.
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Me, myself and Facebook
    I'm thinking I should get an anonymous FB page so I can have some privacy. Maybe use my dogs name.
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion