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Joined Mar 30, '11. Posts: 129 (5% Liked) Likes: 9

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  1. I always thought I wouldn't like nights too but once I tried it I found I liked it.I am a terrible sleeper at night, but I...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. Extra set of hands will be worth it! The best thing I can tell you is make sure you are heading NORTH! Good luck
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Are you trying to do it alone?Try getting a second person to help with positioning.Sometimes a flashlight helps with seeing...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Sigh. Look. up. your. drug. info. Suppose you run something based on what an anonymous poster told you here, and it turned...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. On my rough days, I find myself wondering the same thing....and then I remember what I was thinking when I decided to be a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Different day, different crap. Today I was screamed at by a patient for mentioning one of his admitting dx; syncope, GI...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I share some of the same concerns as was posted earlier by another poster. I check in here infrequently because of lack of...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  8. My first job out of LVN(LPN) school was at the same pediatric hospital where my four year old brother was diagnosed with...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. I agree most PICU's will only hire RN's, because of the nature of the job. An LPN's scope of practise is too limited for...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. My situation is not exactly the same, but there is a parallel I'd like to share. I was a psych nurse who frequently...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. In your current situation, working in a PICU might be too close to your own situation for comfort. Additionally, many ICU...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I am a retired LPN with both PICU and NICU experience. You already know that if you want to work in a critical care setting,...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  13. You should have been provided a copy of the 485, Plan of Care, for your patient. It lists the meds and all orders for...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. There are several good youtube videos of people replacing both gtubes and trachs, so please don't underestimate youtube! ...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Family down the block is very desirable and should not be taken lightly by who ever is moving area's, sometimes it can be a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. And exactly how is it anymore dignified to be admitted into a strange nursing home hours before death?
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. It's a shame these patients are put through this. I think sometimes the transfer and ambulance ride is what kills them. I am...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. There are several online forums for parents of kidz with Mickeys and trachs (sry I don't have the www off hand). I always...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. vents and abg's mechanical ventilation :11019/n460/vents.html vent users support page
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. These 2 documents are tools I created for training new Home Health nurses to vents.
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Other vent related websites that may be helpful: Mechanical Ventilation: A Review and Update for Clinicians: An...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. That really is not a bad idea. I would suggest other nurses who have not been able to find employment, seek out other fields...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Sounds like you are talking about private duty nursing, not home health. Its quite simple. Do what the parent asks without...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. I used to work as an lpn in pediatric home health and personally its not an area that I prefer. I didn't like seeing sick...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. I agree with the above poster. Pediatric home health is one of those specialties where you are going to either love it or...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  26. Ever have an "I wish I was told this" moment? Well, we all do as nurses regarding school. Here are some things I wish they...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. Almost from the beginning of our education we have it drilled into us that we can't allow ourselves to become enmeshed with...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  28. Nursing needs to increase its education value if it wants to progress along with the rest of medicine. I am a very proud ADN...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  29. Cogratulations!!!:nurse:
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  30. Congrats:dancgrp:
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  31. :ancong!:
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  32. Congrats !!! :hpygrp:
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  33. @wecan: congratulations.....:dncgbby:
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  34. My instructor told me when chest pain is involved, you always want to deal with the pain first. even if the pt states c/p of...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  35. Alright, I enjoyed reading these types of posts prior to taking the exam, so Iím making one for future test takers to help...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  36. in my opinion, the scenario gives you an assessment already which is L Anterior chest pain. the assessment in the option...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  37. Listening to heart sounds will delay treatment and will definitely not fix the problem. Give them the nitro first to see if...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  38. i wouldnt put too much into the scoring, just get familiar with how kaplan ask questions because i think they are similar to...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. I understand. I had to resolve EIGHT non-NCLEX related issues in my life before I tested & passed on the 3rd time...not to...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  40. Another thing to piggyback on what uaefan said, be positive. I had post-it note all over the house and on my computer...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  41. Hey again we, As I posted before I scored mid-50s to mid-70s using Kaplan & failed twice. Ditched Kaplan totally, used...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  42. I was told in my Kaplan class that a 60% is indicative of passing the NCLEX. I was also told that you should be doing around...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  43. i am NOT sure u will be able to raise your score to 70 percent in a week....dont even pay attention to the scores....i took...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  44. yeah they are different. but during the nclex exam, they will give you values far below or far high than the usual normal...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. On the CD.... Go to the "home" section In step 1, select "study" In step 2, select "alternate item formats" In step 3,...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. i actually used the nclex cram sheet as my reference for normal values during my nclex rn exam. i passed... :)
    wecan11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  47. if you can borrow from the library lippincott 250-new format questions, the better, i have used that. this book has SATA,...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. Kaplan SATA strategy = Pick at least 2, but not all.
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. Hi there fellow peeps, Back in the day, before I got accepted in nursing school, I needed help passing the NET test, but...
    wecan11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. the body of the question stated that the safe dose is 5mg/kg/day so that means that for the child who weighs 25 kgs will...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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