New Glossary Feature - Glossary Terms needed - page 5

We just added a Glossary option to the site to help with all the Nursing lingo and tech lingo used online. Hopefully you will find this helpful. Click here for the Glossary Terms We have... Read More

  1. by   Nurse_RaRa
    This is going to sound so dumb but i really don't know what BCLS, SCLS, PALS, TNCCP, CEN, ED, FNATC, PHTLS, etc mean. I'm going into school and want to know now - thanks
  2. by   gwenith
    BCLS = Basic Cardiac Life Support
    PALS = Paediatric Advanced Life Support
    ED= Emergency Department


    The one tha threw mw for a while was MAR = Medication Adminisrtation Record
  3. by   wayover20
    What does "Author" mean in yellow band heading the postings screen?
  4. by   wayover20
    This is going to sound so dumb but i really don't know what BCLS, SCLS, PALS, TNCCP, CEN, ED, FNATC, PHTLS, etc mean. I'm going into school and want to know now - thanks
    BCLS =Basic Cardiac Life Support
    SCLS =I think you mean ACLS...Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    PALS =Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    TNCCP= Could you mean TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core
    Curriculum.... a trauma resuscitation course)
    CEN =Certified Emergency Nurse
    ED =Emergency Department
    FNATC =>>>>Sorry, I have no idea
    PHTLS =PreHospital Trauma Life Support

    And more: ENPC=Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course
    (similar to PALS)
    ATLS=Advanced Trauma Life Support
  5. by   wayover20
    What does "Author" mean in yellow band heading the postings screen?
    Forget it....I just answered my own question. DUH!
  6. by   SK Student BScN
    I am a Canadian Nursing Student and I see DON a lot. What does that stand for? We may have an equivalent but I probably just don't recognize the acronym yet.

    Thanks!
  7. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    DON---Director of Nursing
  8. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Code Brown---Get the mop bucket, disinfectant, total bed and gown, and the linen bag, we've got a mess to get up.

    DIIKWII---D*mn If I Know What It Is

    Pickin' and a Grinin'--- someone took care of their own constipation digitally.

    Fumigator---air freshner
  9. by   SK Student BScN
    Thanks LPN2Be!
  10. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    (Bump)
  11. by   Whisper
    TWOC

    Trial With out Catheter

    PU

    Passed Urine

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