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  1. Nina Pham being transferred to MD
    Per Huffington Post: video of Nina Pham just before her transfer to Maryland. She looks ok. Hospital Releases Video Of Ebola Patient Nina Pham.
    Oct 16, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  2. Nursing Care In Crisis
    Happens in our current system here in the US. Look up the now-defunct King-Drew Hospital (Los Angeles).
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Want to be a nurse in Doctor's Office...which degree? ASN or BSN RN?
    If you're still interested in the healthcare field, I'd look at Speech therapy, audiology, PT, OT, PTA, OTA.
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
    There's an indie documentary making rounds called the "Waiting Room." It chronicles the daily occurrences in the ED in a public hospital in Oakland, CA. Worth a watch. You can go to their website...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. LCSW seeking to become a psychiatric nurse
    Hi Nate: 1. IMO, psychiatric nursing with a BSN is mostly about millieu, passing meds, therapeutic communication, the occasional takedown, suicide/razor precautions, etc. You are also...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Discouraged from pursuing Nursing...
    I'd get a job in a facility that involves direct patient care. That way, you can see what the work is like before you make a decision.
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    Well, the experts predict this impending "job shortage" by 2020, so you'll have to wait almost a decade. Regardless of Obamacare, the healthcare industry is contracting and trying to save money any...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Social Work/Counseling or RN?
    What interests you the most: taking care of a person's physiological or their emotional/psychological/social needs? Nurses focus on the former; SWs/counselors on the latter. Your general...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Prospective Nursing Student
    There is a backlog of new grad BSNs from UHM and HPU dating from 2009 at least. Most of the ward clerks, aides, and techs are new grad BSNs. Most hires for new grads are internal. Hope that helps.
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  10. Nursing Leadership Styles (Part III): Laissez-Faire Leaders
    This management style doesn't work.
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  11. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    Looking at the number of banner ads for nursing programs on this site, you'd never guess there *wasn't* a nursing shortage lol. But seriously, even people in healthcare thought healthcare was...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Telemedicine: How will Telecommunications affect Nurses?
    Telemedicine will probably require nurses with experience and those nurses will probably have a high caseload. These jobs will probably be outsourced outright or nearsourced to states with...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    Just an example of how out of touch some academics are. Don't listen to their advice.
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time
    Where I live, I noticed that the new grad RNs being hired are internal hires.
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Physical Violence Against Nurses
    The best approach is to make it a felony to assault a health care worker.
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Are there really enough jobs???
    I forgot to add: you might want to look at rehabilitation-oriented jobs like PT/OT/speech or audiology. If you're looking at a 2-year vocational program, then PTA/OTA /EMT.
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Are there really enough jobs???
    Broadly put, there are no significant number of jobs available. What few jobs are actually available are fought over by both new graduates as well as experienced nurses. Hiring freezes are not...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. New York Times Article about RNs getting their BSNs
    What's the backlog of newly graduated BSNs looking for their big break into nursing? That could factor into a facility's decision-making process. Where I live, most hospitals prefer the BSN. Many...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. ICU nurse looking for local input
    Actually there is no guarantee that you'll get a job even with ICU experience in Honolulu. Since HMC closed (2 hospitals), there are former HMC ICU nurses still looking for a permanent placement and...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  20. challenges facing nursing profession
    Lack of jobs.
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Lawyer considering nursing
    Stick with being an attorney. You can spend the 5+ years it will take to get your foot in the door as a CRNA to grow your legal practice, and be that much ahead.If you want to go into medicine,...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. ADN OR BSN? Confused:(
    First of all: do employers in your area hire ADNs? If they only hire BSNs then the ADN isn't worth it. Do hospitals in your area have new grad programs open to ADNs? Check out the recruitment...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Kapiolani Community College
    UHM. The ADN is not a marketable degree in Hawaii because the hospitals are moving toward the BSN as the entry/desired degree. So you're better off going to UH or HPU.
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  24. New grad RN moving to Oahu
    I'd just stay in AZ if you want to work.
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  25. Need Advice!!! RN or LVN!? Pls read, very complex situation!
    I wouldn't spend $20K on an LVN. That's crazy.
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student