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By Ashley, PICU RN

Joined Apr 5, '11. Posts: 2,556 (50% Liked) Likes: 4,388

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  1. Thank you. All I can say is be persistent. I think timing is key. The recruiter told me that he selected my application...
    JerseyGirl2010
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  2. Been there, done that with the asthmatics that wind up in the PICU on room air and q4 albuterol. Usually they are transfers...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. I've realized that, on my floor, the day nurses get recognized by management and patients far more than night nurses. But,...
    leekaye
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Oral care decreases the risk of VAP as it helps remove bacteria from the mouth. There are several research studies to back...
    spacemonkey15
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Have you considered speaking to a psychologist? Most colleges/universities have counselors that you can speak with and who...
    NRSKarenRN
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. The example you provided would not be considered advocacy. That is an intervention. You realize the patient has pain, you...
    amyj32
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Heparin calculations can be tricky for nursing students. The trick is to find out how many units are in one mL of fluid. You...
    dorkypanda
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    KelRN215
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    mrsboots87
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. One of my instructors offered a 1 credit elective course in IV therapy for senior nursing students where we learned the...
    tuxedopenguino
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. One of my instructors offered a 1 credit elective course in IV therapy for senior nursing students where we learned the...
    jrost80RNBSN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. One of my instructors offered a 1 credit elective course in IV therapy for senior nursing students where we learned the...
    RunBabyRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    tsm007
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. One of my instructors offered a 1 credit elective course in IV therapy for senior nursing students where we learned the...
    sandytoes
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. i am an icu nurse. it is impossible for me to ignore an map of 15. must.... assess.... intervene.... implement..... ...
    vintagemother
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. This situation is very manageable if you set proper boundaries between you and the staff. The most important thing is that...
    MissCris
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Whether abortions are in the scope of practice for a midwife would depend on the laws and regulations in your state. As...
    JrRnNycole
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. This situation is very manageable if you set proper boundaries between you and the staff. The most important thing is that...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Personally, I would mix each med in a seperate cup, with about one spoonful of applesauce per med. Why? 1. An entire...
    RNfromscratch
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 1. You'll be able to ask the recruiter some questions before you accept the job. You'll be given a job offer letter (not a...
    Lost_in_Life
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Plastic wrap is great for covering IV's and PICC lines. For ports and central lines in the chest, you can wrap the chest...
    McFlores
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. There seems to be two types of scenarios here: 1. Patient ASKS for a favor to be done. 2. Nurse decides on his/her...
    pseudomonas
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Our PICU draws all our own labs. Our peds floor only draws from central lines and the lab comes to draw the venipunctures.
    Nepenthe Sea
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. We don't use CHG on the skin of any baby younger than 2 months. Even for central line dressing changes, we use betadine.
    delphine22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. I definitely agree with therapeutic fibbing. One of my favorite nursing home moments came when I was working as a CNA. I...
    not.done.yet
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. Yes, it's dangerous for a patient post-hip surgery to adduct the affected leg without a pillow supporting the leg. The...
    vkotyay
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Look at it this way- was suctioning going to harm the patient? Provided you are allowed and capable of performing the skill...
    Esme12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  28. "Looks like your Halloween costume is free this year."
    Esme12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  29. I understand your point about accreditation, and it's valid and I'm sure there's a lot of truth to it. But I don't think...
    Ackeem
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. The above poster is correct that you don't need either the drop factor or the DRD to calculate the answer. Nursing...
    Molly007
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  31. Been there, done that with the asthmatics that wind up in the PICU on room air and q4 albuterol. Usually they are transfers...
    DizzyLizzyNurse
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  32. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    Here.I.Stand
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  33. "Looks like your Halloween costume is free this year."
    Guttercat
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  34. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    Esme12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  35. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    chare
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  36. I really think you need to consilt your nursing books and do some research before going into this clinic aone tomorrow. ...
    joanna73
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    Kuriin
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  38. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    UnaNayeli
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  39. You're right, but it's not usually (just) because we like them. It's also because we KNOW them. If they were so sick, they...
    NurseBedi
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  40. Who is taking the temperatures? The mother or the office? Has the mother used the same thermometer throughout these past...
    canoehead
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  41. I just had to post this in response to the dozens of posts I see from nursing students or new graduates that want to work in...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  42. When you narrow down the answers, what criteria are you using to decide which is "most correct"? Do you find yourself going...
    speasa204
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Honestly, I think a lot of the talk about nursing school being SO time consuming that you'll never have time for fun or...
    brian
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. "Infection" is not a NANDA nursing diagnosis. It's a medical diagnosis. "Risk for infection" is a NANDA nursing diagnosis....
    Esme12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  45. "Infection" is not a NANDA nursing diagnosis. It's a medical diagnosis. "Risk for infection" is a NANDA nursing diagnosis....
    psu_213
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  46. I have a BSN with a minor in psychology. Simply put, nobody cares. It doesn't even appear on your diploma. It really has no...
    NightBloomCereus
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  47. Let's try a few practice problems. First, a reminder of normal values: pH = 7.35-7.45 CO2 = 35-45 HCO3 = 22-26 1. pH...
    JamesC18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  48. Explain things to the kids. And if the kid is too young to understand, explain things to the parents. Much of a child's fear...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  49. Honestly, I think a lot of the talk about nursing school being SO time consuming that you'll never have time for fun or...
    Gottawanna
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. Honestly, I think a lot of the talk about nursing school being SO time consuming that you'll never have time for fun or...
    dannygurl84
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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