Wed 20 Oct, 2010 06:45 pm - One issue that comes to mind from working in nursing homes: Allowing residents to make choices that may not be the best for them healthwise.
For example( and I realize its not an exciting topic)... (view)
Tue 14 Sep, 2010 05:40 pm - Most nurses seem to agree that the Littmann is one of the better stethoscopes. They come in different models and qualities. I have a Classic II Littmann and it retails for around $100. There are... (view)
Mon 12 Jul, 2010 11:26 am - At the present time, I think you would have better luck getting an RN job in countries other than the USA. I would try Australia, Canada, Great Britian, to name a few. The job market is still... (view)
Wed 5 May, 2010 08:25 am - Mayo in Rochester, Mn
Mayo in Rochester, Mn. seems to be hiring now. I've noticed lots more postings on their Web site, plus I've heard of a new BSN grad getting hired by them this... (view)
Thu 29 Oct, 2009 09:03 am - Repositioning
Immobile residents should be turned and repositioned every 1 and half to two hours. if they are in bed you can note how they are positioned right after they have been put to bed,... (view)
Sat 8 Aug, 2009 11:55 am - Job Market--Post Reply!!!!!!
I havn't gotten any feedback from my post titled "Job market", how is the job market for RNs in other states? here in minnesota it's lousy, and... (view)
Thu 9 Jul, 2009 09:11 pm - Job Market
how about some input from different parts of the country about the job market for RNs now. Is it getting better? Here in Minnesota its still pretty slow. hospitals have been laying off... (view)
Mon 18 May, 2009 08:15 pm - Hospitals and clinics are much different. I've spent most of my career in nursing homes, but was lucky enough to work 2 years ina Urgent Care which is completly different than Long Term Care.... (view)
Mon 18 May, 2009 08:01 pm - To clarify, I was only replacing a catheter, not inserting the original catheter with this patient. Also it was in a nursing home where RNs may be allowed to do this. (view)
Mon 18 May, 2009 04:48 pm - Suprapubic catheters
I know this isn't a real exciting topic, but if anyone has experience inserting suprapubic catheters I could use some advice.
Any tips on inserting one so that the... (view)