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  1. What are you good at?
    Leech therapy! I always get those suckers to latch on!
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. NEED HELP STAT!! How to tell a 10 year old his parent will die? He is on his way!
    What is this nurse did it on her lunch break??? I don't see anything wrong with it, it's like reading a book on your lunch or break.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. how much salary/hr should I expect since I'm a new grad RN?
    In the inland empire in Southern California the lowest I've seen is 25 per hour for new grads
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Job Advice in Riverside/San Bernardino Area
    I hear chino valley pays about 27 an jour for a 3 year RN and they go on a scale that is non negotiable, while arrowhead pays about 32 for the same experience.... Just my 2 cents...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Who actually likes nursing??
    I think I still like nursing. One of my favorite things to do is feeding the patient, I like opening their food setting up their tray and if they need to be spoonfed I like to do that too. It's one...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Dropping off my resume advice needed
    I would ask to speak to the hiring manager and tell them how interested you are.
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    If nurses didn't cut corners then everything we did would never be on time and there would always be overtime...., I think cutting corners on small things is ok, it's the big things we need to worry...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How would you deal with this situation re:narcotics?
    Find another job, if something goes Down you will be held responsible.
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Charting in HH
    I can equate hh charting like doing a complete initial assessment each time, plus adding in all the teaching u have to chart. It is computerized by it still can be time consuming. I take about 30 min...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Office/Clinic setting staff morale
    We have a great morale were we work, mostly because our managers have a great sense of humor!!!
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  11. Giving iv meds through running line
    I don't dilute if there is a running iv
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Should I go salary or stay pay per visit??
    I think that u can make more per patient or hourly, but if u want to be safe I would take salary.
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Just got accepted!
    Just got accepted into a FNP program. So excited! Any tips for me from anyone on what to except, how to handle school and work, stuff to look out for? Plain old suggestions? Starting in February...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. What would you have done?
    I think what you did was right, only thing I would do is tell the patients the doctors plan and see if he agreed with you about the pain and how the pain meds were much more then he needed for the...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. New to home health
    Well I think it was a very flexible job. Gave me a lot if room to run errands in between patients. Big problem I found for me is that now your on their turf. Not like in the hospital, it's not like...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. New to home health
    If its per diem hh you probably won't make enough money. Just because it seems like most agency's pay per visit and most of the time you will only see about half the patients you are assigned. That...
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. H&P
    You are right sometimes my agency gives me a h&p and sometimes they don't. I try and get all of their medical history using their meds and interviewing them.
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Now you all are making me scared!
    Don't leave ICU just yet. Get a perdiem hh job and see if you like it first. That way you can make an informed decision.
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Got Fired today
    I guess you are right. I was usually late with my documentation, but why didn't she just say that? I mean I would have understood that more.
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Got Fired today
    Hey guys, just wondering your opinions. I work Per Diem Home Health, today my boss informaed me I was fired because I made a short visit less than 20 minutes and the patient complained. So it was a...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Was I wrong to talk back to my supervisor?
    I think that you were right to say what you said. In the other hand, bring new yo nursing and all, and wanting to keep your job. I would just apologize, keep your head down, and be a good worker...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Do you have this problem too?
    Wow that sounds Luke a great idea. The only problem for me would br that since I work st the hospital some says too, it would be difficult to call in advance. The prep. Work would probably help...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Do you have this problem too?
    So this is what you called the bad part of HH I bet....
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Do you have this problem too?
    So 8 months into working HH per diem, and I have noticed that some days I can't get ahold of the patients. They either don't answer the phone, asked to be rescheduled, or something. So I end up...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Possible to see patients 3 days/wk FT?
    I work HH per diem and asked of I worked full time if I could bunch my patients up in 3 days. My boss said I could but I'd have to be available the 5 days..... I am not exactly sure what she meant by...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing