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Joined Nov 25, '05 - from 'Texas'. EricJRN is a Nurse Educator. He has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU (Staff Development)'. Posts: 8,701 (11% Liked) Likes: 1,632

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  1. No activity here for a bit. Anyone just start a new class for Spring II? How's it going?
    Mar 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. For many nursing students or new grads in nursing, it's hard for them to imagine what their careers might be like in a few...
    Nov 22 '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. A lot of times the roots are taken from Greek or Latin. It's not a bad idea to become familiar with the most common ones....
    Nov 22 '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. I think it's all relative. Anyone in any position could find themselves regretting having not done more. I once worked with...
    Nov 22 '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. -itis is the suffix in dermatitis, but that suffix means inflammation. Dermat- (skin) plus -itis (inflammation) = dermatitis...
    Nov 22 '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. Nope, generally not. My hospital pays according to experience/placement on the career ladder and there's not much room for...
    Nov 18 '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. I look at resumes pretty regularly, though not in an ER/trauma setting. What I would definitely include: - Your...
    Nov 10 '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  8. Something to think about: Many NNP positions involve going to L&D a lot to care for the babies at high-risk deliveries. You...
    Nov 3 '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Good advice above. A lot of med references will bold or italicize life-threatening or very common adverse effects so that...
    Nov 1 '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Usually in coarc you have a gradient (big difference) between the pressure/perfusion of the upper body versus that of the...
    Nov 1 '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Yep - LBW is strictly based on weight, regardless of the baby's gestational age.
    Sep 13 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. It's interesting to me to think about what things we're doing today that will be viewed as incorrect when the 2015 or 2020...
    Jul 29 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I always say it with the stress on the second syllable. Some AHA videos, for example, pronounce it with the stress on the...
    May 31 '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. Welcome to the site! You may get more responses if you spell out the name of the school. I can think of a couple of NSUs...
    May 24 '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. The situation would have been different if the nurse were taking care of the pt's daughter, then used that knowledge of the...
    May 23 '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. I agree with the previous poster. I think you need to look at what is important to you in a career. I think it's also...
    May 18 '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Welcome to the forum! Neonatal nursing is tough to sum up sometimes, because neonatal nurses work in environments that can...
    May 17 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Hey man - I'm way behind, much less active here these days, but I always enjoyed your perspectives on the forum. I'm...
    May 16 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. I'm really sorry! I know that we've said it a thousand times on this forum, but NEC can be just the worst. Even when you...
    May 16 '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. Delayed drowning (secondary drowning) and dry drowning (laryngospasm during immersion in water) are separate issues. The two...
    May 4 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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