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  1. ACLS is just taking the next steps after starting CPR (BLS). It doesn't automatically qualify you for tele or especially...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. First, I would be absolutely positively sure that she forged these certifications. And....if you are sure, I would tell...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I wanted to take a minute to say-- I work with some awesome nurses!! As some of you know, I left my first nursing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. First off, your order should have had hold parameters. I would broach this with your management staff. Secondly, the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Anyone having earned an MD, Phd etc, is entitled to be addressed as Dr. if they so desire. As it is anyone else's to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I have recently done a research study for my MSN degree about the HESI and other exits tests that are out there. Some...
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    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  7. I'm sure I'll get burned for this, but today I attended a graduate panel for my former nursing program. The students got to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The patient should be positioned in the left lateral Trendelenburg position, this, moves the air bubble away from the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Did you preceptor tell you it takes a ridiculously large amount of air in the IV line to cause a problem? As in, the only...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. We're never concerned about unstable diastolic BP in the ICU when it's low. It's only when it's high and the pulse pressure...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I understand how you feel. I felt, in nursing school, that the whole nursing diagnosis thing was actually condescending to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Actually, I think your suggestion to force everyone who goes to grad school (even if they are not specializing in education)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 1. I don't see any reason the last two sentences shouldn't "co-exist." Sounds perfectly reasonable to me. Be ready to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Here's my take. She might have lost her license, but her degree cannot ever be revoked from her. I assume the patient has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Train people well enough so they can take the role of preceptor.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Don't forget about The WebMD: who will spend all day and night researching their relative's ailment on less than reputable...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The note-taker: From the second you walk in the room they have pen and paper in hand. They start with your name and then...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. To help you out with your quest for knowledge: 1. Slow down. You will not be able to know everything in your first year....
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. No, if a reaction is suspected whether it is anaphylactic or anaphylactoid the first thing that should be done is to give...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Yeah, I've always found it irksome that HCA employees have to sit through all those ethics and compliance classes every year...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  21. I had an elderly veteran for a pt a while back. He used military terminology for everything. He was a bit confused, but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. i said "dam". yes, i know that's not how you spell the bad word. as in "dam it, mrs. benson! will you please stop...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. years ago, i was working with an agency nurse named carol who firmly believed that volume could conquer any language...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I was giving an IM injection and that patient wasn't sure about the thigh muscle so I said "go ahead and drop you pants and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Not really in keeping with the thread but too funny to pass up telling: Our urologist is the nicest, quietest guy around....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. This person needs to follow up with a PCP who is familiar with bariatric surgery. There are documented incidences of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I work NICU, so mine is more of an action. I was thinking the other day while changing a baby, hmmm....I went to college...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. What your nurse won't tell you? "HOLY CRAP! YOU'RE GONNA DIE!"
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Everyone that comes through wants to be a CRNA--and I mean RIGHT AWAY--like yesterday. Whatever.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. it seems as if my icu is merely a conduit for the future crnas of america!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. 1. I know you are distressed because your family member is not waking up. But he has an 8 mm tube shoved down his throat, a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Ma'am, I cannot stand here the entire shift, and hold your breast in one hand and your baby in the other hand and keep him...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Oh for crying out loud, LET IT GO. Other posters may have been more harsh in their responses, but at least they don't keep...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Eymie, you have nothing to be upset about! We all think that way sometimes, and there is nothing wrong with thinking these...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. To the students out there who are shocked by some of the posts... just wait. I hope you keep your pollyanna attitude for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Yep-- those folks who criticize should walk a few miles in our shoes. Work a 12 hour shift which is really a 14 hour shift,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. The purpose of venting is to keep from boiling over...ever watch a pressure cooker on the stove (dating myself, I know). A...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Angelfire's right that the key difference between animal and human patients is that the latter have a lot more control over...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I invite you to look in the upper right hand corner of your screen. See that little red box with the white X? That'll cure...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I can see how some of this can seem callous, jrw. On the other hand, for example, interrupting handover every single morning...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. evidently you do not understand what it's like to offer a patient a bedpan every morning at 0645, explaining to them that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. No way would I take a verbal order from another RN (DON or not)!! Is there standing orders for this by this MD? If not NO...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. No way would I take a verbal order from another RN (DON or not)!! Is there standing orders for this by this MD? If not NO...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Unless the DON has prescriptive privileges or there are standing phsycian orders, no way. It's illegal. Document and report...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Ok, I'm going to duck after saying this, but shouldn't a promotion be based on who is most qualified, as opposed to who is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Let's see there was Vinita (name of the town where the State Hospital was located), then there was Polaris (mom saw it on a...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  47. Mollie Was an Angel Mollie was an angel Too good for this world She belongs in heaven Up there with the Lord...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  48. Woah ... Woah ... Woah ... Clearly you misunderstood my post. I am TOTALLY FINE with her doing light work. I'm not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Even simpler, what's going to kill him first? Use the process of elimination. #4: A temp of 100.6 is not life...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Let's make this simpler: Patient is Awake, alert = reflexes intact = airway, breathing = intact High Sugar = high fluid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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