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  1. memory games

    Three sisters ages 92, 94 and 96 live in a house together. One night the 96 year old draws a bath. She puts her foot in and pauses. She yells to the other sisters, "Was I getting in or out of the bath?" The 94 year old yells back, "I don't know. ...
  2. One nurse, no time off.

    You are not alone I am the only nurse in a BUSY Internal medicine practice fortunately I am very healthy and in the last six years have taken my vacation and only two sick days But I admit to some frustration that there is no back up My doc takes o...
  3. HI everyone ..I just finished reading the journal below of a nurse in a New Orleans hospital ..many prayers have been lifted for all those afffected by the Hurricane. How did the clinics hold up and are many of you in this Allnurses community withou...
  4. patient assistance programs

    There is a web site called Needymeds.com that has a variety of PAP ( patient assistance programs) The other difficulty I am having is helping the patients understand the myriad of forms and finding the time to explain it all to them. With the current...
  5. patient assistance programs

    I could use some help!! what programs does your office most frequently refer patients to for medication assistance? I live in TN and we are in a medication and medical care crunch with the demise of some portions of TN care .( it is kind of like m...
  6. sympathy cards from the office

    Do you send sympathy cards to family members of patients who die? I work Internal medicine and this question has come up more than once in the last few months If both the person who passes away and the family member are patients of the practice I thi...
  7. How to be a new grad office nurse?

    My sister teaches refresher course for RNs Depending on the hospital you choose to work for you may be pleasantly surprised at the courses available to you. IN the meantime .. think of all the skills you are gaining at the clinc ..you are learning ...
  8. How to be a new grad office nurse?

    nanaRN I am sorry you are having such a difficult experience.. I felt sad for you as I finished reading your post .. advice to the nursing student I agree with all the others .. One to three years in the hospital setting is what solidifies many if ...
  9. Which classes most helpful for LPN's in clinics?

    There are several determinig factors in choosing a clinic job and the skills you will need the size of the practice, the specialty, the availabilty of computers Electonic medical record etc Working in a specialist office Ie: neuro, endo, ENT...
  10. Happy nurses week

    I hope you are doing well and that you have been honored for the role you play in taking care of all the patients who need us on a day to day basis I for one take great pride in my profession Wishng you a week of celabration for who you and all tha...
  11. teaching Humira admnistration

    Thanks she is obese So I think we will go with abd.. she will get them every 2 weeks once her Fx has healed she should do ok herself I appreciate your expertise Darla
  12. teaching Humira admnistration

    Subcu injections I work in an Internal med practice and often give injections subcu IM etc However, we have Rheum pt ( rheumatologist is one hour drive for her ) and she is going to start Humira She broke her arm and wants to know if I will teach ...
  13. teaching Humira administation

    Subcu injections I work in an Internal med practice and often give injections subcu IM etc However, we have Rheum pt ( rheumatologist is one hour drive for her ) and she is going to start Humira She broke her arm and wants to know if I will teach ...
  14. Subcu injections I work in an Internal med practice and often give injections subcu IM etc However, we have Rheum pt ( rheumatologist is one hour drive for her ) and she is going to start Humira She broke her arm and wants to know if I will teach ...
  15. pay scale for medical assistants?

    the physician I work for is considering hiring an MA What is the pay rate for Medical assistants? What do you like about working in an office as a medical assistant? Joy and Smiles * Darla