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  1. RN to Pharmacist
    There are lots of avenues to explore in pharmacy not just retail in the cvs or walgreens. There are pharmacists that work clinically in the hospital and dose meds like coumadin, tobramycin,...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Hateful, mean nurses
    I would find evidence of them abusing their patients and report them to the board of nursing. How stupid and childish!
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Advice for the New Cardiac RN
    I too just took a job in telemetry step down unit after pretty much six years of medsurg, give or take the couple years I spent as an OR nurse. I am a little nervous as this is a larger hospital than...
    Dec 27, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. St john Main hospital
    what about the area? is it a bad area? is it scary to drive there?>
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  5. Highest paid specialty in nursing ?
    Do we really have to ruin a perfectly nice informative discussion by being rude to each other? Lets be professional please!
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. isolation
    we do not isolate patients for MRS anymore, although I forget why. The infection control nurse told us why but I forgot.
    Jun 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Medication pass times
    I have a question regarding medication pass times. At the hospital I currently work if a medication is due at 1000 we have an hour before and an hour after to complete the med pass. Is this the norm?...
    May 8, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Attention OR Nurses
    I love working in the OR (even if I currently am not doing it right now). It is totally different type of nursing. A periop training program will definatly help you out quite a bit and don't expect...
    Apr 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The Problem with Nursing
    I think you just wrote this to get some attention! Focus on school and come back and post on what it really is like to be a nurse.
    Apr 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Nursing Stereotypes and a Dumb Society
    ? why not follow a heroic float nurse who can legitimately work in ob one day and er the next? or a travel nurse who can legitimately work in reno one season and nyc the next? [/quote] ...
    Mar 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. nurses and spelling
    [QUOTE=imintrouble;4189761]WHO CARES!!!! I have come across major spelling and grammar errors on these threads. I ALWAYS knew what the writer meant, had no trouble understanding the meaning of the...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. nurses and spelling
    I think that you are very rude!!
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. To those who have been pregnant and working
    I just previewed my post after I sent it, can you say holy run on sentences. Wow what happened to that BSN degree, certainly doesn't show in my writing skills! LOL
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. To those who have been pregnant and working
    I am presently pregnant right now working on a busy med surg floor on midnights. I am the charge nurse and I take a full 6 patient load, I am just getting back into med surg after two years of...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. how to you deal with this?
    Difficult to deal with for sure. I often times wonder why in the world do these people come to the hospital then. Document, document notify physician and consult social work and psych are all great...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. IV push hydralazine or labetalol - tele?
    At my hospital tele nurses can push both, for hydralazine just frequent b/p checks for labatelol must be on telemonitor like a bedside telemon. On the medsurg floor medsurg nurses cannot push either...
    Mar 12, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. bad mgmt + bad decisions=burnout?
    Absolutely true. I worked med surg for three years day shift and night shift and eventually lost it. I was ready to quit nursing all together. Then I got a job in the OR it was my dream job....
    Mar 2, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Defensive Charting
    It is tricky at first to figure out what to chart. Dont' write stories simply state the facts. Chart any procedures you do and patient response, chart pain and pain meds. The main thing is to stick...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. Inappripriate things you've seen a CNA do?
    i HATE that one, If a patient is asking for a bedpan give them the bedpan for GOD sakes. If u are too lazy to do it then ask me the RN and I will gladly give the patient a bedpan. Most of our...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Why aren't we assessing patients?
    It happens way more than you know. I don't know how many times the very same thing happens to me except I find all kinds of things such as rashes in the groin that noone knew about. My favorite was...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Med/ Surg Patient to Nurse Ratio
    I work on a busy med/surg/tele floor where we are only supposed to max at six patients a piece day or night. Typically it ends up that we take seven and I've been told by the nursing supervisor that...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
    Hello all I am in a huge dilemma. I recently last December signed a contract for a sign on bonus for 10,000 dollars. I was told today that my job has been eliminated at my hospital however they have...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. longest surgery?
    Diep flap's last forever, never done one myself but seen them last from 0730 am to midnight and then come back in the middle of the night because it doesn't take, sucks! The nurses and techs have...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. Providence Hospital and recession
    Yeah the sad thing is those politicians do not care or are too stupid to figure it out. If our country loses 3 million jobs due to the collapse of the auto industry we are going to be in big trouble....
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  25. Providence Hospital and recession
    I've heard about some of the other hospitals recently are cutting back on staff and non clinical employees. Has anyone heard anything about providence. I am about to accept a position there in the OR...
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: Michigan Nursing