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mom of 3 married, 14 years

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    Who's hiring new grads in Michigan???

    aprox. an hour depending on where you are located
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    Who's hiring new grads in Michigan???

    DMC and medilodge( a LTC facility )hires new grads.
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    Postfall Neurochecks. What's your protocol?

    For us no matter if it is witnessed or not neuro checks are done Q15 X 4, then Q hour X 4 then Q 4 hour X4. and most of the nurses have 45+ residents to take care of.
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    How is it like to work in LTC facility?

    The same at my place, except the LPN's can't start IV's unless a RN is right there, and they cant do TPN for some reason otherwise we work right next to each other doing the same stuff
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    How is it like to work in LTC facility?

    my orientation was 3 weeks on days, and then I followed a nurse for a month on midnights. after the first couple days on nights, I took a side of a unit and she took the other. It was good because I had her to fall back on if I got stuck on something. charge nurse for me is Im in charge of the unit Im on, and the cna's that are with me. I have a supervisor that makes rounds and is there if we need. it all depends on how your facility works
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    How is it like to work in LTC facility?

    Myt thoughts exactly until I can find something else I want to do in nursing, this is paying my bills and giving me a little extra plus my benefits are great
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    How is it like to work in LTC facility?

    Yes I'm an RN
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    How is it like to work in LTC facility?

    i hope my answer helps it is rewarding just sometimes a lot and gets overwhelming
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    Pearson Vue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2

    I did it about 2 hours just because I wasnt home before then
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    Pearson Vue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2

    I got my quick results and I passed.
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    Less than 48hrs!!!!!

    Good Luck. a few words of advice...Just breathe.
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    Pearson Vue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2

    I took mine today and thought the same thing. I got around 115 questions.
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    new grads in MI

    I was going to go to that, glad I didnt waste my time.
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    new grads in MI

    I just graduated and was told by many managers, recruiters that they systems are not hiring until you pass the nclex. I have applied for aprox. 100 jobs and have not gotten one call yet. I'm hoping as soon as I get my license it will be different
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    HFCC - Med Surg I

    cardiac resp, and the like are not done until 221,222. in 155 (med surg 1) this is when the dreaded fluid and electrolytes is. they also cover pre and post op. your first nursing class willl be med. administration and nursing systems. If you're starting in the fall the actual body systems stuff wont be covered until winter (155) and the following fall (221,222).
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    What do patients say that irks you?

    I am a student in my OB clinicals,last week the nurse i was working with asked the patient if there was anything we could get her, she said no thanks. Her husband chimmed in with I could really use a beer right now( mind you its 7am) as he proceeded to drag out his video game system and then complained that we dont provide food or drinks for the dads anymore. HUH?????? I thought you were here because your wife was having a baby, not because you wanted to drink and play video games. he then proceeded to complain because her contractions were getting stronger and he needed to finish this level.....