New to tele..help....

  1. Hello...

    I need some assistance..i have been a nurse for about 6 years on a med/surg and ortho units... well i recently transfered to a medical tele floor.... and needless to say I feel like hiding somewhere.. I would greatlt appreciate any tips you guys have picked up over the years...But i must say I LOVE LOVE LOVE it so far... The pt education aspect of it is amazing...

    well thanks
    jenn
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  2. 9 Comments

  3. by   Sleepyeyes
  4. by   Ellen
    Take the ACLS course - it will give you confidence! I love Cardiology, it's dynamic with cutting edge technology that is always changing and searching for better outcomes.
  5. by   szccdw
    I'm a nursing student and was just wondering what does ACLS stand for?
  6. by   JENZEL75
    It stands for advance care life support... it is a course on med drips... tele strips... emergencey situatons... actully i am taking it in june.. thanks
  7. by   szccdw
    Thank you.
  8. by   niteshiftnurse
    I thought ACLS stood for advanced CARDIAC live support. Someone tell me if I'm wrong
  9. by   CCL"Babe"
    According to my ACLS Textbook, it stands for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.
  10. by   JENZEL75
    sorry sorry sorry........Pretty bad.. and I just took the course......
    I guess it was just a bad day at work.....
  11. by   JENZEL75
    actully.. I have not taken the whole course yet.. my hospital offers it with a whole bunch of other stuff...like a critical care course.. an vent course... it is pretty coom.... a little overwhelming but cool........

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