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  1. RN1 LA County Sheriff's Written Exam
    Diabetes, blood sugar, insulin, chest pain, stroke, psy meds, or something like that. Good luck.
    Dec 7, '15
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. How easy is it to lose a license in correctional setting?
    Easy to be named in the law suit but a little bit hard to lose one. Except if you are at fault. Inmates sue the correction faculty often. Every nurses who came into their contact will be named. If...
    May 30, '15
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  3. Quit my first  nursing home after 1 day!
    My is bad but not as your.
    May 7, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. ER class at COC
    Hello ER and nonER nurses, I am working part time at LTC almost a year now.I don't have acute care exp. I just finished BSN program and want to get a new job. New job is hard to find. : ( I am free...
    Jan 13, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Do you recommend Geriatric Nursing for RN
    I mentioned the high turnover rate because I wanted to let you know that you can try it out and if you don't like it you can quit.
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Do you recommend Geriatric Nursing for RN
    LTC is my first job too and I don't have any experience. I am sure they will hire you. You can quit any time you want. LTC has a high turnover rate. At my LTC there are only a few people who were...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Is your central supply room locked on the 11-7 shift?
    I have all the keys. But when I opened the supply room, I couldn't find what I need. I asked and the answer was that they haven't order the supply yet.
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. I hate being a Nurse
    I know what you are talking about. I work night shift and I have 95 patients. (one LVN to help me, though).
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. What do you do after getting lab results in at a LTC
    If it is normal, you don't call MD, fax it, and put it in the chart. Write on the nursing note what you did. On the lab paper write date and time when you faxed it with NNO. If it is abnormal, you...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. 1st RN Job, feeling discouraged and disappointed
    I have only worked at my LTC for 4 mths. There are only a few people who were there before me (by a few month). My LTC sounds like yours. I will leave if I got other job.
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  11. I want to work in the OR
    Congrad!!! When I read you post, I was going to suggest that you try to apply for small surgery center position. But you got the OR job. Congrad again.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Finally got an interview
    Good luck!
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Nurses working on day off...
    Ha! I just answered a phone call today, on my day off. They wanted me to work tonight but I said no.
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. so ready to quit
    I hope you will find a better job soon. I am looking for one too. Good luck.
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. missing narc
    OMG. Police? Please. This happened at my LTC too. My supervisor and another nurse just signed that it was wasted. Didn't even ask one question. It is not that big of a deal. But of course, missing...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. First Day by myself
    You will find ways to do things faster. I have worked in a nursing home for a month now and still skip lunch. I do not eat breakfast because it's too early and only eat finger food for lunch. I lost...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Need some advice...should I stay in LTC
    I m working in LTC and hate it as well. Nurses here stay 2 hrs or more after the shift ended to finish the paper work without pay. How about finding a nursing job that is not in LTC? Good luck. I...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Good OR books
    Care of the patient in surgery by Jane C. Rothrock. I got this book for my perioperative class.
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Working in LTC
    Sound like my LTC. They even told me on the first day it is a norm that nurses stay 2-3 hrs after their 8 hrs shift without pay. You will never get OT here. One nurse I know works like crazy and...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Nurses, what is on your Santa wishlist?
    A job.
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  21. Volunteer opportunities for an RN in Los Angeles, California
    Glendale free clinic is only open on Tuesday from 5-ish pm until we are done. May be 8-9 pm. You can go home before that if you want. It is nice if you don't want to volunteer everyday.
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  22. Unemployed & inexperienced New RNs. Vent it out!
    Umm...I passed the board in Aug of last year and I still got no job. Right now I am in BSN but only because I need a BS in anything. I plan to use it to apply for any job that need at least BS degree...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. I LOVE OR but i think i am too soft for the OR
    Did I post this thread in my sleep? This sounds like me!!! Well I only have been in OR for 2 months so I can't tell you anything. But GOOD LUCK!!!
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. OR Pet peeves
    I have one Anes who wants pulse ox (and other things) on pt before he is in the room. One time I didn't do it. He came out of the surgery room, looked for me in the pre-op, and had me go beck to the...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Top 8 Captions - Help select winner in 6th Nursing Caption Contest
    We can only choose one? I can't decide.
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements