Search Results | allnurses

Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: Ayvah

From Date
  1. Office Nurse vs Hospital Nurse
    Totally depends on your individual interests, goals, lifestyle(scheduling), staffing levels at your specific facility, etc. I LOVE working hospital med-surg but the physical aspect is something I...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Verbal Hand-off Reports - Are they no longer necessary?
    So KindaBack, you quoted me, where I said that I had just responded to this issue in my last post. That post (#153) quoted/responded to you specifically and gave specific examples. So I guess you...
    Feb 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Verbal Hand-off Reports - Are they no longer necessary?
    Several people including myself have already responded to this.
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Verbal Hand-off Reports - Are they no longer necessary?
    People have already touched upon this issue. Report highlights important areas that might otherwise take a longer amount of time to glean from the chart and could be overlooked. In addition, there...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Verbal Hand-off Reports - Are they no longer necessary?
    Ugh, that's awful! Reports are very important to highlight critical areas of information/concern, including social issues that aren't appropriate to be written in the chart. Is there any way they...
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Bedside report - hate it? Like it? Love it?
    Loved bedside report as a patient. Once I received important information about my condition that no one bothered to tell me earlier. Liked bedside report as a nurse too - too often something about...
    Dec 8, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Advice on how to leave job
    Always offer 2 weeks notice. It is up to the manager if they want to take you up on that offer or not. Always word your resignation letter very vague and positive "This letter is to inform you of...
    Dec 3, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Floor Nursing vs. Doctor's Office
    Working conditions are a major difference between the two. It is SO nice to be able to go to the bathroom in the clinic without your phone ringing in there. You can get an actual lunch and sometimes...
    Nov 25, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New nurse-what do I bring daily for work?
    Not something you have to bring from home, but when you get to work put a bunch of alcohol swabs and a few small gauzes in your pocket. You never know when you'll need one!
    Nov 13, '15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. So fed up with my coworker
    sounds like your best bet is to find another RN to switch days with if the PRN one can't cover no big deal for you but when you have 4 other people you are responsible for, lining up childcare is...
    Nov 13, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Bedside Reporting
    Our techs generally have 8-10 patients day shift, while the nurse has 6 days and 7-8 nights. If the tech can't start their pre shift rounds earlier, then there are several other options. The...
    Nov 9, '15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Bedside Reporting
    That's why I wrote unusual wounds, I'm definitely not referring to your daily skin assessment ;) We don't wake patients. I could see how that would be a problem if we had to. I'm referring to...
    Nov 6, '15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Bedside Reporting
    That really stinks. In my hospital its the norm that the offgoing nurse round prior to giving report so that these issues don't pop up. If they haven't and there's an immediate need such as pain,...
    Nov 6, '15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Bedside Reporting
    As a patient I loved bedside report. I found out additional information that I never was told before and it really helped me better understand my condition and plan of care. As a nurse, I think one...
    Nov 5, '15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. Is being a CNA imperative?
    Most hospitals will let you become a nursing assistant (health care tech/et) after you've completed your first semester of nursing school, so no additional classes are needed. You could always work...
    Oct 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nursing Morale
    I've noticed that I only care about being shown appreciation from management when they are coming down on us. This may be for frivolous things, or, when we are stretched super thin and they are...
    Oct 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What's it like being a nurse?
    Narrowing it down to what area of nursing would help too.
    Oct 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Average time to administer flu shot?
    The time it takes to chart would probably be the biggest factor.
    Oct 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Recovery experience translatable to resume?
    I would add your work as a tattoo artist as it does show job stability (if that was not 'under the table' work)
    Oct 13, '15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. I Need help and tips. Need as much advice as possible. Starting nursing school in Jan
    I did, and because of this I was one of the 30% who graduated in my nursing school. It all depends on your teachers and how they test. Go strong right off the bat and you can later decide what...
    Oct 12, '15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Staffing ratios
    As opposed to my floor manager saying we needed to alter our new staffing acuity form when it showed we should have less patients per nurse? Thanks but I'll take government laws. The ones listed...
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Is nursing school really "that" bad?
    Totally depends on your school. 1 in 5 qualified applicants got accepted into my nursing program, and of those only 1 in 3 graduated the program (very bad teachers). To be one of those who made it...
    Oct 5, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I Need help and tips. Need as much advice as possible. Starting nursing school in Jan
    Get a medical terminology book from the library and complete the book by the end of the year. Having this knowledge will help you out in multiple classes.
    Oct 5, '15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. missing pinning ceremony for dying father's birthday
    No question about it, 100% be with your dad.
    Oct 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. NG tube feeding
    Don't forget, it is always possible that the tube was initially in the right place when the feeding was started and was later dislodged. I had this happen to a patient.
    Oct 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student


close
close