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By RunnerRN2015, ASN

Joined Jul 6, '11 - from 'NC, US'. RunnerRN2015 is a ER nurse. Posts: 699 (32% Liked) Likes: 509

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  1. Um... :no: It doesn't come down to the last two questions; if anything, let's be clear on what happens in NCLEX.... ...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. katkat: we've told you that all the answers to every question you have is right here on this site. Any chance you've read...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. You have yet to reveal which state BoN you are referring to. CA & NJ take weeks, NV and PA are quicker... No one can relay...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. How about you NOT go into nursing? Vomit ... seriously??? Sent from my iPad using allnurses
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. LOL, I want this on a t-shirt!! :D OTOH, some really really nasty stuff oozes out of corpses...!! :barf02:
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Coroner's forensic nurse investigator . Dead people don't vomit.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I think you need to try not to focus on patient excrement and bodily functions for you cannot specialize until AFTER you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Let mom hold the little one in her lap and give the albuterol neb as a blow by with a blue circuit. Kids need about...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Keep em' coming-from a "newbie" coming into the ER! :up: Any specific tips for a Pedi ER? :shy:
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I had to take a pt to a tertiary care center last night and the medic put all of the IV bags on a carabiner and hooked it on...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Coming from a tech-- Not all techs are good, some are meant for the floor, some are natually built for critical care. If...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. If you know a code or seriously sick pt is coming in, have a snack and a pee. Then, prep the room. check o2, suction,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Be ever mindful of their teeth, nails, fists, and feet. Loose restraints are worse than no restraints... if they need to...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. As much as possible, before you go to the doc about a patient, be prepared with a request for what you think is appropriate.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Remember your ABCs! do you repeat pain assessments and vitals watch out for abnormal labs a try to let the dr know...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Yeah, same for cpr in progress, code stroke, etc. when you get told medics inbound to you, hit the restroom.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. If you have a trauma coming in, go pee. You may be busy for the next 3-6 hours, or more.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. And then there are those who act bad just on general principles.
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. When giving a call light, consider saying something like, "Please call me if you're having an emergency, or you feel chest...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I'm a newbie, but I've already learned the values of nursing shoes. The blood wipes right off! I was drenched by a trauma...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Bring a protein shake - it is easier to drink some basic nutrition than it is to try to eat something fast with your hands. ...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. -You can't dilute valium. -If families are going to be in a room with a patient and are capable, utilize them to assist...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Pretend everyone has AIDS. We've all heard it but quite frankly, many have no idea and other's just don't want to bother to...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. If you think they need line & lab, do it now. Use your standing protocols (see above). Don't grab the doc for every pt....
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. If you have long hair always keep it up and out of the way. Even if its 9 minutes to shift change and the ER is quite don't...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. I kept emergency food in my locker all the time, mostly not for me, but for my CNAs, who often got mandated to work a double...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. This.^^ I try to always tell myself, no matter how bad my day is going, theirs is worse. I've only been in the hospital...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. People who feel bad-- act bad---whether it is physical or emotional. That phrase alone helps me tolerate less than polite,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. Patients are sick. Expect to treat them like you would treat a sick child (with care, and without complaining you didn't go...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. Sometimes the frequent flyers really are sick and not just lonely/drug seeking/attention-seeking. Running to anything...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  31. And a lesson from this shift: keep a complete change of uniform, including shoes and socks, in your locker. You never know...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. ***Mask for every intubation.*** You do not want someone calling and telling you that "Oh by the way, that patient you...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. I've been thinking about what simple advice we could give to those new to our ranks... a bullet list kind of thing... Tips...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. Thanks! I feel better a little uneasy but I'm not even out of orientation yet. But the pt is being discharged today so that...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. I've been reading lots of articles about burnout in the ED. One went so far to say it made her become a *****. I...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. If a school has a relationship with a facility, it's possible hiring will favor the school. My school is owned by the same...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Yes, it matters. Your first score is immediate; your second scoring is done sometime over the next 24 hours. Doing the PVT...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  38. 17205 So I got this after entering my credit card info...is this a good sign? I didn't think I wanted to do this but...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. i dont understand how this is even an issue... use an incorrect expiration date. card declined? it is likely you failed (yet...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  40. Your story was wonderful and congratulations. I am an LPN I passed my test in 85 questions 1st time out. The school I went...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  41. To RN-DC: I disagree with most of the comments to your question. I have done home health for several years in inner city an...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  42. I had a discussion about this topic with one my coworkers. I'm sorry but I do not care how badly someone needs care, if I...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  43. I give you a lot of credit if you could go into a home like that. There is no force on this earth that would get me in that...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  44. Thank you!!
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. thank you! i'll keep this advice in mind~~
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. Amen! My approach was similar but I did use ATI hardcore for the past month. Took the NCLEX today with 75 questions and got...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  47. Congrats! I have a question: how soon after you graduate can you take the NCLEX? Like, lets say there's a test the...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. The statement was "IV starts are simply a monkey task", not "IV therapy is simply a monkey task". Don't confuse the overall...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  49. Your friend did it WRONG. Please take a look around this forum to see why. My first guess is she did not actually submit...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. The fallacy in thought there is the fact that there are "easier" low level SATA and high level SATA. Just like there are...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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