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By EricJRN

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: 8,700 (11% Liked) Likes: 1,630

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  1. 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
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. 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
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. I think it's all relative. Anyone in any position could find themselves regretting having not done more. I once worked with...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. -itis is the suffix in dermatitis, but that suffix means inflammation. Dermat- (skin) plus -itis (inflammation) = dermatitis...
    Nov 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. Nope, generally not. My hospital pays according to experience/placement on the career ladder and there's not much room for...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. I look at resumes pretty regularly, though not in an ER/trauma setting. What I would definitely include: - Your...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  7. 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
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Good advice above. A lot of med references will bold or italicize life-threatening or very common adverse effects so that...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Usually in coarc you have a gradient (big difference) between the pressure/perfusion of the upper body versus that of the...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Yep - LBW is strictly based on weight, regardless of the baby's gestational age.
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. 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
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 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
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  13. 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
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. 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
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. 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
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Welcome to the forum! Neonatal nursing is tough to sum up sometimes, because neonatal nurses work in environments that can...
    May 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. 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
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. 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
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. Delayed drowning (secondary drowning) and dry drowning (laryngospasm during immersion in water) are separate issues. The two...
    May 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. It's a little staggering: This type of news (though not usually freezing a patient to death) comes up more than we'd like to...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News

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