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  1. Is this what nursing is like?
    Thanks for the response! In Oregon this is surprisingly all legal since I am under a RN, even though she isn't present at all times (eve shift, noc shift). I think it may vary from state to state....
    May 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Is this what nursing is like?
    I work in an assisted living facility (I'm not a nurse) my title is Health Care Coordinator and I transcribe MD orders, order and administer meds, give insulin, provide treatments and do light wound...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. New RN program at Sumner College??? I just read this article on the Sumner College blog website about a RN program they are going to be having there...they already have a LPN program too. I'm...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  4. 1st Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    Figures....even dogs have decided to become doctors because nursing school is too hard to get into...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. "You're a NURSE??"
    ‎A facebook friend who is a nurse posted this....I had to post it here! I'm not a nurse but LOVE them, and I thought some of you would like this! "You're a nurse?? That's cool, I wanted to do that...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Jewish patients: End of Life practices
    I work in a Jewish Facility and a lot of the residents are DNR. One thing that is very important to them is pain management, and not dying in pain. Most of the families I have dealt with when their...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Medication administration, not following the rules
    No we have have four carts for all of the residents, but two people do the main med pass while there is a third person to also do the med pass and do most of the paperwork. On top of that there are...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Medication administration, not following the rules
    This is an interesting thread! I think it depends on the facility. For example, I work in an Assisted Living Facility, and we have to prepare all the meds for all the residents before we go on the...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. BA to BSN prerequisites
    Oh, and no I'm not currently enrolled at PSU right now. I graduated from there but have been taking the rest of my prerequisites at PCC, but I'm probably going to go back to PSU to finish up, because...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  10. BA to BSN prerequisites
    Yes, BI 301 and then of course BI 301L for lab...if go to nursing schools' websites for course equivalencies for prerequisites at different schools, it will show you there too.
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  11. BA to BSN prerequisites
    You could always go to Portland State University, enroll as a post-bac and take the accelerated course during the summer, OR you can just take the regular course there in the fall. PSU suggests...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  12. A&P at PCC/PSU
    There are definitely professors that teach the same class at both campuses just like SVXPORT said, and really the main difference is the use of a human cadaver, so the classes will be structured a...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. Wait listed for University of Portland Spring 2012
    I'm curious what determines a waitlisted student over an accepted student??? Is it GPA, experience, etc...or is it just space availability???? Would you mind sharing your GPA and experience??? I'm...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  14. Survey on Assisted Living Facilities and the Like
    1. What nursing home do you work at and where is it located or what kind of facility do you work at? I work at an assisted living facility (not a nursing home) and it is located in Oregon. 2....
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Who is applying for Linfield this go around?
    Hello everyone! I'm curious as to what your GPA's and other experience was for those who either got in, or are waitlisted...I plan on applying next year, and wanted to know what they typically...
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  16. MHCC lpn VS ITT tech ASN
    How long was the mhcc lpn program?
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Med Aid School
    If you go to the Oregon Board of Nusing website they list all of the places offering the med aid class by location under their educational programs link.
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  18. Linfield vs. OHSU NCLEX passing rates??
    The pass rates are all on the Oregon State Board of Nursing website under Educational Programs. And I just looked last month and it includes pass rates for 2010 too.
    Feb 25, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  19. Questions for current ITT Tech Portland students I'm not in the program...I've just done a lot of research on it! I hope everything works out for you! And CuriousMe I should've been more clear....I meant that it's gaining...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  20. Questions for current ITT Tech Portland students
    NurseJackie2B I contacted Linfield who said that when ITT tech gets the type of accreditation that Linfield requires that they will accept the credits from ITT for their RN to BSN program. Although...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  21. New Cna Looking for a job need suggestions..
    Prestige Care will hire you without experience! They hired me when I first got my CNA! And I had noooo healthcare experience whatsoever! Also check out Robison Jewish Health Center through Cedar...
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  22. Who is going to ITT Tech Dec start?
    I'm so glad its working out so far! Keep us updated as the program goes along! Did they talk to you about the locations of where you will be doing your clinicals?
    Dec 10, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  23. Who is going to ITT Tech Dec start?
    I'm curious as to how your first day went! What is the schedule like? Do you think its going to be a good program???
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  24. Oregon CNA skill exam questions
    Pdxmama said it well! Definitely focus on Privacy and Safety. So make for EACH skill that the brakes are always locked on the bed and that you close the curtains before doing the skill, and putting...
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  25. Any one know anything about assisted living RN?
    I work in an assisted living facility as one of the staff who does the med passes, blood sugars, insulin shots, eye, skin and ear treaments and such when the RN is present and when she isn't. We...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing