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  1. Is anyone aware of a new CMS rule that all nursing progress notes are to be made available to patients in real time? This is the default at my hospital, and it is a HUGE safety risk to ER staff who ar
  2. Lovethenurse2b25

    Struggling on my new job

    I started nursing in a long term care facility and rehabilitation hospital working PRN. And recently went onto a oncology/tele/med surg unit in a local hospital. It is a big learning curve for me beca
  3. Mattie Barone

    PICO help

    Here is my original pico question.... when working with limited English proficiency patients, what is the impact on patient satisfaction and safety between using professional translator options vs non
  4. Hi everyone! Im going to be a May 2021 new grad nurse and am looking for a nurse residency job in TX (between Austin and Houston). Ive applied to every hospital I was interested in except for Texas Ch
  5. I am so desperate for someone to lead me in the right direction PLEASE! I graduated Nursing School a few years ago. I didnt make the highest grades, but I always stayed about my 80% that I had to. I m
  6. On another social media forum, someone asked a question about order of credentials in a resume or signature, etc. A needlessly heated debate ensued. One nurse went so far as to say she despises nurses
  7. Our floor is switching to 12 hours, so my current 8 hour afternoon position is being eliminated. I’m going to switch to 12 hour midnights, but I was surprised to find out that the weekend (on our unit
  8. Hello all. I have been a nurse for almost 21 years, in a variety of settings ( pacu, OR, L&D, ER, corrections, M/S and management). I am picking up shifts with a local agency in my town and will b
  9. Hello, I just wanted to start this topic because I have not heard/seen any other people who plan on attending Spalding ABSN in Louisville KY for Summer 2021. Im currently in the process of deciding wh
  10. Hello Everyone, I havent seen a thread for the 2021 Northwell nurse fellowships so I figured I might as well started. Has anyone been able to apply for any of their fellowships. I wanted to do the cri
  11. Mattie Barone

    PICO Help

    Here is my original pico question.... when working with limited English proficiency patients, what is the impact on patient satisfaction and safety between using professional translator options vs non
  12. Do you prefer in-person classes and do all you can to avoid online learning?  Due to COVID-19, the option of traditional classes has been taken away from many college students.  Read on to learn tips for meeting the chal…
  13. The week of February 22-26 was National Disorder Awareness Week and now is a great time to learn more about bulimia nervosa.  Read on to learn more about this secretive condition that wreaks havoc on a person’s quality o…
  14. Hey all, Im really not sure how to articulate everything Im feeling right now but here goes. I started out as a new grad on a busy mixed Medical-Surgical ICU where its predominately young new grads an
  15. I’m giving Covid vaccines in our community. I’m looking for tips on deltoid IM injections from other nurses. Many needle phobic people I want to give the least painful shot to possible. Also many frai
  16. Husband and I are considering moving to Oregon in order to buy a house (in the next year or so) without the California price premium. My career conflict lies with the fact that I have been a bedside n
  17. Is it still possible to find psychiatric nurse practitioner positions with only an MSN? Im6considering the specialty but do not want to get a doctorate for many reasons. Is it still a position in dema
  18. So like the title says, I finished my NCLEX in 75Q and got the “good pop up” after 3 hours of finishing my test. Should I try again tomorrow since I’ve heard your exam is scored twice? I don’t wanna g