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By JustBeachyNurse

Joined Aug 5, '10. Posts: 22,738 (18% Liked) Likes: 9,337

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  1. I stand by what I said, if a candidate is failing an exam multiple times, perhaps they need to get some help with what they...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. You're going to have to choose to be 100% engaged in your lectures -- or not. Whether you can acclimate to the typical...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Esme had emergency surgery Saturday and is in ICU. She is doing better, but is still very uncomfortable. She could use...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Oh, so it was not homework, but an assignment? :writing: From the OP: What is the hardest situation that any of you...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Patient Education
  5. They guy was not feeling well for a couple of days but it wasn't until he had a fever of 103 that he decided to seek medical...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. If you are asking whether he might not do well if he swallows your hair, you're probably right about that. Tie it up all...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. I think the OP really needs to think about one thing: perception. I am not a nursing instructor, but I teach lifeguard...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. The remediation requirement is there for the candidate's best interest. Failing a minimum competency exam three times...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. G-tube / PEG tube re-insertion is definitely not a sterile procedure because the human stomach and GI tract are not sterile....
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Not harsh at all...it's the truth. Who wants a nurse who tries to do an end run around her state's requirements for...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. I would use ONE per family and let them know ahead of time that the halo will be sent home with them at discharge.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. You need to contact your healthcare provider. We cannot give you medical advice, suggest meds, etc. Good luck.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. This is an infection waiting to happen. Is the plastic surgeon doing this in a stand alone OR or hospital setting? Are you...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. That is frightening. So you scrubbed a woman for a breast augmentation, but you don't know if you did it correctly?
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You would be invited to leave my class. If you need to have your hands moving, take notes.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Those vaccines and population control are failing miserably since WHO has declared Nigeria and Senegal Ebola-free.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Yes, please be cautious. This is one of the most successful sales tactics used by commercial schools. But if you're...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. First of all, it's a national test, so you haven't failed FLORIDA's NCLEX. Secondly, because of that, it's going to be the...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. OK - to borrow the famous line from Princess Bride: "You keep using those words, I do not think it means what you think it...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Generally speaking, it's the need for mechanical ventilation that causes most PICU patients to be admitted, particularly in...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Most children have perfectly normal, healthy kidneys. As long as they have urine output, a little bit of KCl in their IV...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. Call your state board of education to see if your old transcripts are being retained somewhere. Typically, when a school...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. You need to have work experience to teach in a PN programme. Looking at the OP's posting history, there is no evidences of...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. I'm amazed that you got a practice permit in all honesty. In my neck of the woods, you have to pass the registration exam...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Yes! And I wish I had a buck for every post that I read in which there are LPNs "running circles around" the RNs.....as...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. This. Definitely this. New grad BSN's become experienced nurses. Experienced ADN's only become BSN's if they go back to...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Why, oh why, are these questions always posed as the ADN with tons of experience vs. a new grad BSN? Do people really think...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Each State BoN has its own requirements; you'd need to contact the State you wish to receive a license from in order to be...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  29. THIS!
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  30. In one place of your original post you say that the only problem you have is with meds -- and you list lots of other stuff...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. On Monday evening, October 20, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) unveiled new PPE recommendations for healthcare...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Article Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  32. Private School. Overseas student that needs to pass the course to remain in Canada
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  33. I find it quite puzzling that someone would go through all the trials and tribulations, to say nothing of the expense, of...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  34. Somebody gave you some wrong info on LTC. Working in a nursing home may not be very sexy or popular but it can be an...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  35. Yes, it can be ethically and appropriately used in clinical practice, but only, as I said, in the context of informed...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  36. Yes, giving placebo in a clinical setting, without the person's knowledge (outside of a research setting when the person...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  37. I gave placebo injections for pain, in a NH as a new nurse. I've never seen placebos ordered since that time. It's not...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. It is completely unethical unless the person has agreed, through a standard "informed consent" process, to the potential...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. Start looking in small towns. Many small towns need nurses desperately. Even if you can't find full time, the hours often...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  40. This an old thread with outdated advice-closing
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: New York Nursing
  41. The line has been crossed and it is now about a mile behind you. As the above poster stated, please don't wait to get help....
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. This is a terrible situation for you. I strongly recommend that you NOT wait until Monday to seek help. Please go to the ER...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  43. I was oblivious to what was going around me while I was taking the test. They provided me with disposable ear plugs and I...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  44. Ok. I don't seem to be able to make you see how you are NOT comforting people, but causing more anxiety; so be it. Most...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. Not sure where to go with this. I do hope you don't take at face value what anyone behind any counter in any business says...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. IMHO it's a different disorder in kids. But from UpToDate: "During vomiting episodes, the goal is to abort or shorten...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. The computer is unaware of its surroundings and doesn't know where it is. The test is the test.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. Not from me. If you want to work in nursing in the state without a state license, you're going to have v. limited...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  49. The reason, as you may know, why PICC's aren't emergent is that it is virtually impossible to place a PICC quickly without...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  50. I work in labor and delivery. Yesterday we were given the latest education on Ebola preparedness at our hospital. We have...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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