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By Lev <3, BSN, RN

Joined Jun 3, '11 - from 'Bahllmore, Hon!'. Lev <3 is a Registered Nurse. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg mostly and now ED!'. Posts: 941 (42% Liked) Likes: 1,148

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  1. Hi proudblood, I was in the same boat as you a few years ago. I have worked in EMS for 16 years, 6 as an EMT and the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. How about the cath lab, or electrophysiology lab, interventional radiology, these are all great options for someone with...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Does your state have prehospital rns? You may also want to look into critical care transport. Get to use your nursing...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Cell biology? That's not very nice. Here you go: 1) benign belly pain 2) chronic belly pain 3) subacute belly pain 4)...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. At 11 am we get more staff. At that point, one nurse usually serves as a float--to settle medics, do discharges, help with...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. TheCommuter is giving you great advice. Get an attorney no matter the cost- cut your budget to the bone (drop cable, sell...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I received a patient recently whose IV bags looked just like the white flakes in a snow globe. She had Cipro infusing...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. I've worked that shift as a newbie. My biggest complaint was that driving home afterward is more dangerous. It's at an...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I am 50 years old and never married. I work inpatient oncology, that was until recently, mixed critical and acute care unit...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I have worked ER 1-1 and sorry to say that yup all your fears are true. At least in my experience our ER started really...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Heard this from one of our ER MDs. Pt. presents to ER with an obvious and real forearm fracture. Xray, casting, sling and...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. I love that you called the cops. I get so many people who I'm sure are FOS. But I play their game and kindly inform them...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. The most common thing in my ER is hypodilaudism. It's practical an epidemic at this point!
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. My reply may come across as something pulled from thin air, but I think your issues may revolve around the chance that you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I'm beyond thrilled, relieved, and just plain EXCITED.:D I graduate in December and I've already been offered a new grad RN...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  16. Try addressing the behavior: if he whispers to you, say loudly enough for others to hear, "please don't ever whisper insults...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Visiting HR in person has worked for a small handful of people, but it will get the vast majority of applicants escorted out...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I don't see a single abdominal pain patient at all! This is must be some kind of fantasy land.
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Emergency nursing is always go-go-go with every order being a stat order and no matter how many patients you take care of,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Thank you globalRN for your advise and insight. I have decided not to take the position and continue looking. As much as I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. All the hospitalists here are FNPs for the most part, as are the ED and ICU APPs. Once in a while you stumble upon a PA, but...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. BostonFNP is correct - in my area FNPs are the usual ones to be hospitalists especially on night shift - there will be a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. I know lots of FNPs that work as hospitalists. Make sure you talk to the employer about what your orientation program is...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. I love 3p-3a, it is my ideal shift! Be prepared to run. You sound so excited, just remember that feeling if you start...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. I'm an FNP, not a CRNA, but I work with lots of MDs. My question to ether would be, if their training as MDs is SO...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  26. I work in a level one trauma ED in Sydney, Australia and our busiest period is 4pm-2am so I'm sure you'll be busy as well! ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. I love what HappyWife said about not putting stock in what others think. I did that from what someone told me in high...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. That is some really good advice. You have stated that nursing is what you really want to do. You may be struggling with...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. It would be best to worry about finding a nursing job when you have that task directly in front of you. Right now your task...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. Driving in bad weather is the factor that pushed me to decide this is a good idea. Having been in some bad driving...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  31. Is this for a particular patient? Or are you a nurse in school looking for help on a student paper? etc. For any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. LOL, I never even realized that it could look that way until I saw a couple of people comment on that! I had to go back and...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  33. You pretty much nailed it...thanks :) It has caused misunderstandings to those who are unfamiliar with the practice, but...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  34. I'm not offering approval. I'm asking respect from and for both sides. Surely any kind of adult who wants to be able to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  35. Liberated, you know, it IS possible to be an atheist without constantly being disrespectful to people of faith. I'm just...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  36. You can address a letter to HR yourself asking to have that removed, but if you have a brother- or sister-in-law or cousin...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Staffing is not your responsibility. If a facility can't cover shifts for whatever reason, that is not the staff's fault...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I would continue, even if only starting with one course. You will be able to tell a prospective employer that you have a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Thank you to everyone who replied, I appreciate the input. With that being said, I accepted the NICU position and I am very...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  40. I have been working as an ER tech/PCA for about 4 1/2 months now in a level 1 trauma center, and have been through a lot...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. I use a checklist. I'm still orienting, and I'm noticing after 12 weeks, I don't have to write down some of the most common...
    Lev <3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. Closed as we don't condone purchasing papers that students then turn in as own work.
    Lev <3
    Forum: World Nursing
  43. My responsibility as a professional is to 'act' caring. I'm not required to really 'feel' compassion for every patient. I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. I agree. I think my frustration with many (not all) diabetics is the lack of personal responsibility. Such as the patient in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Are we talking about feeding people in the ED? If they are sick enough to be there, then unless and until they are assessed,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I took a very intense Diabetes education class (20 hrs over 2 days) and gained an in depth understanding of the disease...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Agreeing with MunoRN. It's not always just blood sugar that matters with meal times. If someone is 200 but peaking out on...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. It is about addressing the pt's needs. But that won't mean you stop having needs yourself. Your needs won't be addressed...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. (I'm using the generic you, not you specifically) Can I politely suggest that they are not giving you the full picture....
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. There are some patients where I agree, they don't need to be eating right now and there is nothing wrong with telling them...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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