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By Ashley, PICU RN

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  1. Is there anything specific we can help you with? Time management, study tips, communication, etc?
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. A paramedic and an RN are two different careers. Similar, in some ways, but in reality a very different skill set. Likewise,...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Having used paper charting before, if suggest bringing blank copies of the flow sheets, assessment forms, (whatever your...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I'm assuming you're experienced in the specialty of your new job, and not just an experienced nurse going from, say,...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Accessing a port vs doing a venipuncture isn't only a matter of time and convenience, it's also a much greater infection...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Finish this last semester and complete your degree. If you can manage it with your schedule, take one or two elective...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Are you planning to work on this unit as an RN? If not, then I'd put it behind you. Yes, there are short staffed units and...
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Did you forget that the med was due and not remember until later because you were busy? Or did you realize at the time that...
    Jul 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. 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...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. The best and easiest topics to research and write about are ones in which you are interested. If you like oncology and find...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. Remember that even after you're finished with orientation, you will never be left without a resource to go to for help. The...
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. My best advice would be to apply what you know about effective communication and patient/staff rights. Keep patients safe....
    Jun 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. How long should it take to get my temporary practice permit after the board receives my application, transcript and payment?
    Feb 5
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. Does your hospital have a daycare center for employee children that accommodates 12 hour day shift employees? If so, where...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. There may be a demand for experienced PICU nurses, but with no experience you wouldn't be considered a PICU nurse, you would...
    Nov 15 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. "See? Your fellow tattoo artist behind me is proof that wearing a lab coat doesn't make you a doctor any more than wearing...
    Nov 12 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. "With the new cuts from the Affordable Care Act, we can't afford hair implants, but heard that you can tattoo us a mean comb...
    Nov 9 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. There seems to be two types of scenarios here: 1. Patient ASKS for a favor to be done. 2. Nurse decides on his/her...
    Oct 14 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Our assessment forms read "Normal for ethnicity". "Congruent with genetic background" works fine too.
    Oct 11 '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Oh, and here's some of my opinion to help with your project. The most common problems I see are failure to document at...
    Oct 10 '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance

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