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  1. Considering Carolinas College of Health Science
    It's like a fortress to get into...but IMO (re:experience with who we've hired on my floor) you are more likely to get a job at CMC graduating from CCHS.
    Feb 7
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  2. Relationships with floor nurses?
    I'm a floor nurse, no ED experience beyond floating a few shifts. I honestly don't think anything either party does will entirely "stop" it. Y'all think we get snarky, we think y'all get snarky...and...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I am a new grad and think I don't want to take a bedside RN job, advice please.
    You may find yourself surprised. Nursing is so varied that even similar units at different facilities can bring an entirely different experience. I went through school hating the areas of my...
    Feb 7
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. IV catheter changes..
    I'm in Peds and we don't have that policy. If it ain't broke...don't fix it! :) Rarely would it last that long anyway though for a lot of our kiddos.
    Nov 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Holiday Scheduling - how to make it fair
    One place I worked we did team A and B and we worked whatever holidays were for that year it switched. We were typically able to swap around and even sometimes split the shift in half to...
    Nov 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New Grad and my stress level is at a MAX!!! Help
    I'm in the same boat, but as an RN. I graduated in May...I can pass my meds but woah they never had us do any of the million pages of paperwork and orders in school. I'm clueless.
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Yep, new grad vent about new job, orientation & staffing. :)
    I graduated in May and got an RN job at an LTACH where I had been working as an aide for just over a year. Thrilled about it, no, but it was the only offer I had and I knew the facility, patients and...
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Nursing Shortage?
    I disagree with that a whole lot. I graduated Friday from BGSU and will be an RN after my boards...the UT/BGSU consortium is now graduating nurses three times a year, plus there is Lourdes, Owens,...
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. Flower Hospital
    I just received my preceptor placement for my final clinical of my BSN program at UT. I'm on the oncology floor at Flower and oncology is what I want to do so I am wayyyy excited!! However, as a...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  10. CEUs
    I'm a semi-new STNA in Ohio...I am also a BSN student. Do my college courses count toward continuing education to keep my STNA license? Also, I'm sure this is a silly question and included in the...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. leading group
    I am a nursing student doing my psych rotation. A partner and I have to lead a group session on an inpatient unit next week. We've been rotating through our clinical group and we are running out of...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. i'd like some opinions please
    I was hired at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in June. I am in my last year of my BSN but this is my first aide job. It is basically an ICU...most on vents, many with tube feeds. It has been a great...
    Oct 1, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Third Shift Blues
    Question about the melatonin. I will only be working overnight Fri & Sat nights...if I take the melatonin to help me sleep for those shifts, is my body still going to hate me the rest of the week...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. What are your duties/responsibilites on the night shift?
    Ah thank you, I was wondering too. I will be starting a third-shift soon at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital and my interviewer said that it is mostly like an ICU...lots of vents and such. Anyone...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Moving to Toledo
    I don't know anything about working at Toledo Hospital because I'm still a student and don't intend on working in this area. As for looking where to live - like the other reply said, South Toledo is...
    May 15, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. Maumee, Ohio / I am moving there soon
    I am a 3rd year nursing student (U of Toledo) and currently live in Maumee (ever need a sitter? lol). I just completed my women's health clinical at St Luke's and it is my favorite hospital I've been...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Medication References
    I just started my OB rotation. (LOVE it, BTW) We are to look up (purpose, route, dosage, etc...) the most commonly used meds on the floor and I was able to find most in the drug books I purchased for...
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Cancer patient, 5, leaves notes for family
    I have this is absolutely beautiful.
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. Peds - Teaching Project
    I know I've seen topics about this a while ago, but nothing came up in the search. I'm in Peds this semester and for half the semester I am in a preschool classroom with typical and atypical...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Toledo Area Schools
    I'm a BG student in my third year of nursing so I am currently at the UT Health Science Campus, as the person above stated. I chose BG because it is smaller and slightly closer to my hometown. In...
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. fingerprinting??
    I also did not think that ink prints were accepted anymore and it really doesn't make sense why you would need both. I would keep trying to contact them...good luck!
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  22. Possible Chicken Pox Exposure
    My boyfriend's son may have chicken pox. I had it when I was little, but can I still carry it? I'm starting my Peds and OB rotations next week...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Students: Prefer morning or evening clinicals?
    I've never had a morning/day clinical, but I have to agree with you on that. It was horrible switching nurses halfway through clinical and it always happened when we were at dinner so we'd just come...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. PCA Job Description Question
    My local hospital just posted this job opening for a Med/Surg-Peds PCA. Dumb as it sounds, I don't know if I'm qualified or not, and I'd rather sound like an idiot to you than the employer. :) I'm...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Student Nurses in Ohio
    Hello! I am trying to find a job that won't totally stink as I know it'll be my last summer of "freedom" before I hit the real world. Has anyone found a camp in Ohio (or driveable from NW Ohio)...
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Camp Nursing