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By Ashley, PICU RN

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  1. 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...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. "Infection" is not a NANDA nursing diagnosis. It's a medical diagnosis. "Risk for infection" is a NANDA nursing diagnosis....
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. 1 gram = 1mL of fluid. Strict I&O can quite easily be calculated for an incontinent person by weighing the soiled brief and...
    Sep 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. When you narrow down the answers, what criteria are you using to decide which is "most correct"? Do you find yourself going...
    Sep 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Analyzing every question on a test this important is normal. Try to tell yourself that you did your best and you can't...
    Sep 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Honestly, I think a lot of the talk about nursing school being SO time consuming that you'll never have time for fun or...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. All of the above, perhaps? I think the biggest issue is that it is so time consuming to do the admission assessment and...
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Good for you! It's awesome when you start seeing that you can put the pieces together and think critically. Soon, you'll be...
    Sep 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Who is taking the temperatures? The mother or the office? Has the mother used the same thermometer throughout these past...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. I'd do some preliminary research before you decide on a thesis. It's easier to write about a topic that has several good...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. I want you to try something... Set your timer on your phone for 90 seconds. Hold your breath. Hold your breath as long as...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Just like when you're prioritizing care, prioritize your nursing diagnoses based on the ABC's. Then ask yourself which ones...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. I'm going to give you some hard truths. You've been a nurse for 6 months and you said yourself that you're still getting...
    Sep 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Oral care decreases the risk of VAP as it helps remove bacteria from the mouth. There are several research studies to back...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  15. "Severe test anxiety" doesn't usually just develop without other influencing factors. Is there someone that you can talk to...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. It sounds like your schedule is really no different than that of hundreds of thousands of full time working mothers. Is it...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. This situation is very manageable if you set proper boundaries between you and the staff. The most important thing is that...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Some people at work may very well be good friends. It's not up to you to determine whether their friendships are genuine or...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Be visible on the floor. Make your way around each day and greet the staff. Be available to talk. Listen to complaints,...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Find a format that works for you, and organize your thoughts and report the same way, every time. It will help you be clear,...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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