Faeriewand ASN, RN


Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse and ONS Chemotherapy certified

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Faeriewand has 12 years experience as a ASN, RN and specializes in med/surg/tele/neuro/rehab/corrections.

Taking my nursing career in a new direction to oncology.

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    Nursing School with Hearing Loss

    While I was being precepted in an urgent care, the nurse there told me that they had an electronic stethoscope! It came in a box and you could adjust it to your needs. It was great and could be used for the hearing impaired and you could see the re...
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    My first day!

    I just finished my first day training as a chemotherapy nurse on my unit where we have many patients with cancer. I'm so excited to become a chemotherapy nurse. I've just gotten my ONS certification :) I had a great first day! So happy to learn a...
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    What's next after correctional nursing?

    I would like to follow this thread as I am new to correctional nursing, but I work in a hospital and we get patients from the various prisons in the region. I do plan to get a state correctional job in the future however.
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    Prison nursing vs jail nursing

    Keep us updated on how it's going! :)
  5. Live and learn. It sounds like you have a good attitude so don't give up. Maybe this wasn't the right fit for you. Success is falling down seven times and getting up eight. :)
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    Do you overspend on luxury items as a nurse?

    Yup! I bought a new car that was a hybrid to save on gas! Paid it off early and love it! I just closed on a little house, under 1,000 sq ft, 2 bdrms 2 bthrms. I enjoy the money I'm making. Next up going to spend my money on a degree-my daughter ...
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    Online medical Spanish courses?

    I would like to know as well. I've been searching today and found practicingspanish.com It's Medical Spanish - Phrases, Terms, Dialogues, Anatomy, all online for doctors, nurses. It says free medical Spanish immersion. I like the free part best!
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    Lpn & asn are are being phased out.

    I graduated in 2010 with my ADN from a community college here in San Diego. The next year their LVN program was dropped. The Director of Nursing was pursuing a goal to get future students a BSN degree from that community college. She said everyone wo...
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    Lpn & asn are are being phased out.

    Where did you go to school that you could pay cash? I want to do this!
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    Thank you notes after job fair

    You are not being punk'd! You are just an awesome nurse! :)
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    Is My Pay Really That Bad???

    RN in Oceanside CA. (North County San Diego) Make $44/hr and we are in desperate need of nurses! If you are looking to come to Southern California and make good money look here. You can rent a place for a reasonable price in Escondido. I've been ...
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    Being called in to work extra.. ALL. THE. TIME!

    I get called all the time as well however I never answer. They usually offer doubletime if they really need nurses and that's quite a lot of the time. I will accept that every once in a while but not too much. Money isn't everything. The more yo...
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    On Contract when a Hospital Strikes

    Let us know how everything went Bolt!
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    What's the weirdest thing management has said to you?

    If you are on your break then where you are does not matter as you are unavailable anyway. It's actually against the law for the hospital to require nurses to remain in the hospital on their break in event that they need to speak with the nurse. Yo...
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    How in this world do you ever get 1 year experience?

    I know two hospitals in San Diego County that would hire you right now. There are also a couple of hospitals here that have a SNF attached to them where you could start out and transfer to acute care after 6 mos or a year. It's doable. Keep on kee...