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  1. Army nurse practioner

    Hello. Good for you that you are exploring options for professional nurses in the military. In order to learn accurate answers to your questions , it would probably be helpful if you call or visit the nearest military recruitment office in your area....
  2. Are you serious?

    Hello. Thanks for sharing your interesting thoughts about the possible outlook of many patients such as that ".... they are Personality Type C,victims and caregivers are predators....". Though it has long been known that many patients have a percept...
  3. dose anyone know?

    Hello. Good luck as you apply for jobs. It seems that these days most medical employers require background checks for nurses. Nurses who apply for jobs usually do not express concern about background checks unless there is some problem in their perso...
  4. Ever feel that the gov works against us?

    Hello. I agree that it "would be nice if someone who worked in medicine and healthcare" was currently the secretary of Health and Human Services. On the other hand, I do not think that "the government is working against health care workers". To me, t...
  5. Questions for OB class

    Hello. Good luck on your nursing class. I have worked with many maternal/child health patients including OB Recovery and post partum floor patients, however, I kindly suggest that you "interview" in person a registered nurse who works in your city. ...
  6. Gtcc fall 2012 what would you do?!! Help!!!!!

    Hello. Good luck in your class work. I agree with the poster who said that "each school has its own course listings". Most students find that the best way to find accurate answers to questions such as "what other courses do I need" is to arrange a ...
  7. Entry Masters vs BA for RN- pay, jobs, lifestyle

    Hello. It is good that you are asking questions about nursing education. I agree with the poster who shared the importance of learning the appropriate terms for professional nursing education. (Bachelor Of Science in Nursing, and Master Of Science i...
  8. CCRN

    Hello. One idea is to call your state board of nursing and ask for information about the CCRN test and any study guide suggestions. Another idea is to contact a representative who will be helping to administer your specific CCRN exam and ask for any...
  9. Nurses and stress

    Hello. I answered the interesting questions on your survey. If your research question consists of "is there a relationship between professional nursing work and stress?", you probably will not have any difficulty in measuring a definite relationsh...
  10. Is hospital work like an abusive relationship?

    Hello. I agree with the comment of the poster who said "money is good...sanity is better...". Some fellow nurses seem to feel that one of the priorities in nursing work is to go for the gusto by earning the highest salary they can find---sometimes t...
  11. DON passing trays in dining room

    Hello. I agree with the writer who said "...one idea is to have assigned people on certain days to help like maybe you on Mondays, social worker on Tuedays...". The point here is that professional delegation of tasks may be a good strategy for your ...
  12. New Grad RN as new DON?

    Hello. The idea of "having a new grad RN with no nursing experience as a DON" probably would NOT work out well for the patients, or the staff, or the new grad! Even my nursing pal who had over thirty years of great RN experience prior to taking her D...
  13. asking all nurse supervisors...

    Hello. I agree with the posters who say "...sensible to have experience in the area you are going to supervise." In addition, it seems wise that a new LTC nursing supervisor also have significant supervisor experience and/or education in nursing ma...
  14. What to do???

    Hello. Sorry that you are experiencing difficulty regarding giving important patient care reports to the CNA's at your facility! One idea is to arrange a talk with your nursing director about constructive ways to solve this problem. For example, may...
  15. corporate nurse nightmare!

    Hi again! Yes, you and many DON's certainly deserve a pat on the back for working oh so hard toward the goal of good health care for the patients at LTC's ! Take a bow! To me, DON's at long term care facilities are "unsung heroes". Hope you will fin...