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  1. I don't know what the policy is, but if a family member knows enough medical to ask about BUN/Creat, then I'll tell 'em....
    Aug 31
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Taking care of the sickest patients in the hospital? Yeah, it can be difficult, but try ... some new grads do get hired.
    Aug 28
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. +1 on the hemostats. If nothing else, a quick 'here' with one when someone is struggling with some stuck IV tubing goes a...
    Aug 28
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. I certainly won't pretend to be someone who I'm not (botox, make up, dye hair,) plus I think nurses (managers) in general...
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Agreed, I think it's all be covered in great detail already. You will be taught what you need to know, when you need to know...
    Aug 26
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. I think it's more of a 10lb force limit rather than ROM. Certainly you don't want them S T R E T C H I N G to reach, and...
    Aug 26
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. I'm 54 yo, male and have been off a year and a half. BSN and 13 years of cardiac ICU ... I may as well have never gone to...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The story hasn't ended, by any means.
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. That 'adrenaline type stuff' isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sure, it's initially exciting to be involved in a code that...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. I think I was still on orientation in CVICU. Just got lunch in the cafeteria, set tray down on table with co-workers ......
    Aug 21
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. How much do perfusionists make compared to ICU RNs. You want me to do their job too? Show me the money.
    Aug 18
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Try cardiac step down, but I don't think that would be a solution to the time problem. You'll have to cut your hours,...
    Aug 18
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. Where I worked, perfusionists from the O.R. ran ECMO and nurses got no extra pay for transplant training (or VADS). If you...
    Aug 18
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. You never get used to it. It's a war zone of sorts and you either learn to deal with it in various ways, or you move on to...
    Aug 14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. For what shifts?
    Aug 11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. Well, if they are on Nipride and for 'some reason' they dumped their blood pressure, then I would certainly stop that one....
    Aug 11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. You can search here and on Indeed and find a wide variety of answers. Everything from law school to starting a dog grooming...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. See this yet? Video from the front lines: Video: Ebola virus victim left lying in Guinea street for hours over infection...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. FB has me in a nearby city in the state next door. It's within 100 miles ... close enough. Same for this website. Place of...
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "Their" side. There are male nurses too. :whistling: Just say'n.
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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