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  1. Separate being Family vs Nurse
    Wow OP, it looks like you've been a nurse for almost a whole week, but maybe when you actually get experience you will see that sitting at the nurses station (even if you are on your phone) doesn't...
    Feb 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nurses: How far is your commute?
    50 miles one way, about an hour drive. There are no jobs in my area.
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Welcome To The Hospital - From Your Nurse
    no we are ruining it for you because you do not belong here, please take the "hint" and stop posting. We have to explain things over and over again to you so please take yourself out of the...
    Dec 28, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Welcome To The Hospital - From Your Nurse
    Why post on a forum that you didn't do a one minute search on to see that it is meant to be nurses/students/cna's and not the general public??? Or maybe you did and just want to vent about nurses...
    Dec 27, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New staff training
    You should have found out how long the training would be before accepting the position as it varies greatly based on position/experience/hospital.
    Dec 5, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. First/Second Rapid Response
    I always have my brain sheet with all patient info/labs/tests on it during the rrt so I can answer all questions.
    Dec 3, '15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Who takes the med error hit?
    I don't understand how this is a med error unless the nurse that entered the orders based on the first discharge instructions and gave the medications did not contact the physician before she saved...
    Mar 27, '15
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. New job and RN to BSN program at ULL
    It doesn't get any easier after orientation. I had homework but it was easier in a way because I was not responsible for the patients ultimately- my preceptor was always there to guide, help, and...
    Mar 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. To tell or not to tell!
    Are you a new nurse? These are all common things at every facility/floor I have worked on. If I told on every floor this happens on then I would not have a job and not just at one facility/floor. It...
    Mar 22, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Would you tell the BON about brief relapse?
    Would I tell the BON that I had a relapse? Absolutely not!!! You had a relapse, you are not using now. Does having a relapse mean that you shouldn't be able to practice nursing? In your situation, I...
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Spinoff From "Don't Be That Nurse"
    And you say this because they did not automatically agree with you and gives some attitude back to your post that is saturated with superiority? Sad.
    Mar 1, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Spinoff From "Don't Be That Nurse"
    Oh so every nurse that you deem "good", you ask if they were previously a CNA? Every nurse that you deem "bad", you also ask if they were a CNA previously? I can not count the number of times that my...
    Mar 1, '15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Bedside Report
    You know that the person who came up with this are not direct care staff! I can see the purpose of MyChart, but not the messaging feature. It will be abused and staff will be pushed for time even...
    Feb 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Bedside Report
    They stated that they have special technology in the tablets so that they will not work if taken out of the building, and so they can track them at all times and know if they are taken out.
    Feb 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Bedside Report
    We are expected to do bedside report at our hospital, there are signs at nursing stations stating that managers are checking for compliance, but none of my preceptors have ever done bedside report...
    Feb 26, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New RN (almost), 401k, and Retirement
    I am 24, started contributing to my company's 403b when I started at 23. My company matches 50% of up to 7% of salary. I contribute 7%. Next month they are going to start matching up to 8%, so I will...
    Feb 24, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ohio LPNs able to give Injections?
    I am a Ohio RN, but yes it is within the LPN scope of practice to give injections in Ohio. The LPN's in the LTC that I worked in all gave injections. Maybe the facility the other LPN works in doesn't...
    Jan 26, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Can a LPN make minimum payments of $50 if your 39,000 in debt?
    They are making more than me. As a RN I am making $890 every two weeks after taxes, 6% retirement, and health insurance- and this is the highest paying hospital of the area. It makes a huge...
    Jan 24, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Atheist at Catholic hospital
    I was so excited to get a job at the largest healthcare system in my state. They have an excellent reputation, all of my peers enjoy working there, and I was offered great pay and great benefits. I...
    Dec 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. what did I get myself into
    All hospitals in my area only hire nurses for variable shifts. They will have you for nights one day, off the next day, and days for the next. So you get home from nights must stay awake all day so...
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. RN to BSN timeline
    In my area it is very easy to get a job with an ADN, so many of my classmates have not returned to school. Although the major hospitals in the area are now requiring ADN's to have their BSN's within...
    Nov 20, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    1.) Ohio 2.) $21/hr with no differential 3.) Hired as new grad (now have 7 months) 4.) SNF/nursing home I just got hired and will start in a few weeks: 1.)OH 2.)$24/hr with $1 evening and $2...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    An hour from Youngstown and Pittsburgh
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Speed Shock
    They are talking about not exceeding the mg/min when pushing a drug not the prescribed amount.
    May 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. New Grad RN's working in Nursing Homes. What's your experience?
    old post
    May 7, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing