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By Ashley, PICU RN

Joined Apr 5, '11. Posts: 2,556 (50% Liked) Likes: 4,401

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  1. I've only been a PICU nurse for three months, but I have gained a huge perspective in that time! Being a PICU nurse is...
    la_chica_suerte85
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. I've only been a PICU nurse for three months, but I have gained a huge perspective in that time! Being a PICU nurse is...
    Kimmie24
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. 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...
    RonnieNichelle RN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Your response very much sounds like YOU are taking it personally... I understand that what is perceived as...
    amichelle1126
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. It depends on the complaint. If it's a complaint about personality, I'd try to figure out why the complainer is having an...
    Kooky Korky
    Forum: Nurse Management
  6. As the first posts in this thread say, you need to ignore how much is available and the volume you use to reconstitute. The...
    dorkypanda
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Been there, done that with the asthmatics that wind up in the PICU on room air and q4 albuterol. Usually they are transfers...
    Janey496
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. It's more important to know CLASSES of drugs, rather than specific ones. Drugs are constantly changing, and it's likely that...
    Yureai
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. As a nurse, you are not legally allowed to obtain consent. You are allowed to witness that the patient signed the consent...
    NicuGal
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Oral care decreases the risk of VAP as it helps remove bacteria from the mouth. There are several research studies to back...
    whofan
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. As a nurse, you are not legally allowed to obtain consent. You are allowed to witness that the patient signed the consent...
    Here.I.Stand
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. As a nurse, you are not legally allowed to obtain consent. You are allowed to witness that the patient signed the consent...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. The coughing trick works well for older ladies. Ask your patient to take a deep breath and cough. 9 times out of 10 you will...
    pauliecee
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    KelRN215
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    mrsboots87
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Ascites is build up of fluid between the peritoneum (the protective membrane of the abdominal cavity) and the abdominal...
    tsm007
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  27. 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
  28. i am an icu nurse. it is impossible for me to ignore an map of 15. must.... assess.... intervene.... implement..... ...
    vintagemother
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  29. 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
  30. 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)
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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...
    1Jessie86
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. "Looks like your Halloween costume is free this year."
    Esme12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. "Looks like your Halloween costume is free this year."
    Guttercat
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  47. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    Esme12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  48. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    chare
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  49. 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
  50. You already have a population- "mechanically ventilated patients". VAP is a risk for all intubated patients regardless of...
    Kuriin
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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