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By whitecat5000

Joined Oct 15, '09 - from 'Tempe'. whitecat5000 is a RN. She has '1' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med/Surg/Tele/Onc'. Posts: 44 (45% Liked) Likes: 77

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  1. ISTJ as well. . ..
    May 28 '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. I'll say an amount. I owed $25,000 after four years at a university. I have a 20 year repayment plan. I would say as a...
    Mar 27 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Yeah, she was admitted because there was pain with urination and she kept passing quarter sized clots with much difficulty. ...
    Mar 24 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. So back story. . . I had a 32 yr old female patient that was a direct admit around 2300 for hematuria. We call the doctor...
    Mar 21 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I'm not saying that the nurse caused sepsis. I'm saying the nurse didn't see the alert and transfer the patient to the...
    Feb 12 '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. I don't know about that. I followed an experienced nurse with 32 years on-the-job who was not very proficient with...
    Feb 12 '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. I have a low tolerance for incompetence. That's why I like working night shift. Less people means less incompetence. "Oh....
    Feb 7 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You have a hard time checking if your patients are A/O X4 at 0200. "No sir it's not Tuesd... Oh wait, no, you're right." ...
    Jan 15 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thanks for the responses! I have my ECG, ACLS, BLS, and PALS. I can't take my med/surg cert or gerontology cert until...
    Jan 12 '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. So like the topic says, I feel like I'm in a rut. I've been a nurse for a year and a half and I've been a med/surg nurse...
    Jan 9 '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. I'm the sepsis/declining patient queen! I can figure it out before the computer (though I wish the docs would believe me...
    Dec 24 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I use Mint.com to help manage finances. I love it because I can list when my bills have to be paid, how much, and I can...
    Dec 12 '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Degree type: Bachelors Graduation month/year: 05/2011 Sex: Female Age range: 19-24 Job Setting: Hospital Geographical...
    Nov 30 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. We have a facility policy regarding Heparin that explains when to check aPtt, when to bolus, etc. Did you check to see...
    Oct 7 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. It's the same with the Accu-chek machine. You get a sugar of 482 and then recheck it and get 246. Both numbers will...
    Sep 14 '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I had a patient with a pH of 7.04. I didn't know that was possible. :eek:
    Sep 10 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The patient was an admit about 30 minutes before change of shift. So the report from days was understandably lacking. ...
    Sep 7 '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. So I have a question for everyone. The scenario: I had a patient the other day who was 88 RA and 78/49 with a HR of 92...
    Sep 6 '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. I'm a "Sepsis Whisperer" on my floor. I can spot it within 12 hours of the official signs and symptoms. Queen of the...
    Sep 4 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Thanks all for your input. I'm just gathering feedback before my meeting with my financial adviser. I'm not completely...
    Aug 3 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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