I can do it with my current's hospital's health stream account. It does take forever and watching several videos, but that's the only way I've known it to be done. There is a free link to it somewhere online as well that I've used in the past.
wanderlust99 replied to CryandNurseOn's topic in Nursing
My second semester nursing instructor wrote on my eval that I "lack self esteem" At the time those words were extremely upsetting to me. My 3rd semester instructor, who was the toughest and most intelligent in my opinion, really took a liking to me...
wanderlust99 replied to WowzersRN's topic in Critical
I would stick it out and really focus on your patients. It sounds cheesy, but really work on giving the best patient care you can and you will feel better about your job. ICU is good in that sometimes it's possible to stay in your patient's room by...
wanderlust99 replied to ChrisHagen's topic in Nursing
Are you guys not given sick time? What kind of hell hole are you working for??? It's there for a reason, please use it. None of your patients want an obviously sick nurse with a freakin mask taking care of them all day. Geez.
wanderlust99 replied to AnnaK12's topic in Nursing
I disagree with becoming an LPN or getting your ADN. Why get your associates when you have to have your bachelors at the majority of hospitals? Try schools outside of CA, then move back to CA once you find a job.
wanderlust99 replied to Ruger8mm's topic in Geriatric
Many people look down on others. Whether it's ICU nurses thinking they are smarter or better than a floor nurse. PACU nurses thinking pre-op nurses are trained monkeys who do not use critical thinking (a manager actually said this to me). The list...
wanderlust99 replied to raindrop's topic in Travel
What about Sacramento? I never traveled there and have moved to permanent in LA this year, so I can't comment too much on it. But their pay is very high and the cost of living is low for CA. Something to think about. There is a salary survey in t...
wanderlust99 replied to Emergent's topic in Nursing
We need mock codes in our units. They are either never or rarely done in all the hospitals I've worked at, which has been many. For someone who has taken the class many times, this would be much more useful.