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  1. It very well may end today - there are two courts hearings, one Federal - schedule for Fri. Jan 3rd. Do you think that when...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Jahi was a child with an unexplored future. The world will never know what her contributions may have been. Sanaz was a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. I've never met an ER nurse or medic who didn't have a small handful of patients permanently seared into their memories. And...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Turn on a dime and reprioritize my previously reprioritized priorities.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. I swore that I would never again think of, or being up this story buuuttttt..... Once I was helping the MD lance and pack...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Debrief with the team that was involved. After what I consider my worst failed code I asked the attending if we could...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I use the SBAR format: Situation: Mr. Smith is a 60yo male who presented to the ED for a chief complaint of chest...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. We all have different coping mechanisms for traumatic events, utilise the employee assistance services or speak to staff...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I'm not ER but on med/surg, our mgr gave us all one piece of peppermint patty taped to a folde piece of copy paper. A lotta...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Hello, I just passed the CEN, first try. I've been an ER nurse for about 1.75 years now. I don't feel like I ever got...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. While it helps with the story.....we can't use profanity even if it is disguised with letters and symbols....please use all...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. You'll be FINE! I'll tell you the same thing Oneida the nurses told me an hour into day 1- leave the nerves at the door,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Typical ER stuff. Had an interesting Pediatric case, but the parents signed AMA :/ I was rather upset about that Posting...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. I just finished 3/3 and I had a frigging BLAST!!!!! I am having the time of my life! Pretty much tell my preceptor to sit...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. wow......get the enpc course book and read it. pediatrics is a speciality all it's own. their airways are...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Correct me if I am wrong but in charting you're not supposed to say "I," right? We have a new nurse who charts, for example,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. If you think that you can handle the stress, then do it. It's a little crazy at first, but if you can go with the flow,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Talk about a Debbie downer. LMAO. Chill out! Go have a beer. Posting from my phone, ease forgive my fat thumbs! :)
    emerjensee
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. I did my preceptorship in a busy level 2 ER, and fell in love- plus my personality just fits with the ER...I took L&D...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. thanks so much for your advice! i will definitely consider applying for a residency. congrats on passing NCLEX and getting...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. So, the last few weeks I've interviewed, done the HR tango and now I'm waiting to be placed on the schedule!!!!! I'm in the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Good Luck!! I just got a position in the ER too. I am so excited as well. Let's email and exchange experiences.:wavey:
    emerjensee
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. WOW...that's all I can say...WOW Firstly, now I understand why codes in the hospital are run horribly. No one wants to...
    emerjensee
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. These kind of posts amaze me. If any young, new nurse writes a post stating that a bunch of old, crotchety nurses are mean...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Backprining is common and is acceptable. Secondary infusions: Backpriming technique - CareFusion
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  26. You can eat a bowl of chili and drink a beer while everyone else is having eggs and coffee.
    emerjensee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. You indulge in an adult beverage at 9am and think nothing of it. You have driven for 45 min and as you pull in your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I agree with Bella39841. Selling yourself is very important. I graduated May 2011 from ADN program in Las Vegas, NV where...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  29. Personally, I can usually maintain myself (usually) while at work, but I will go home, cry, and hug my boys even closer... ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. One thing to remember is that Assisted-Living Communities might be considered a medical facility. That might cause AED's to...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  31. So glad you are well on the road to recovery, along with your kids. I can't even imagine being so far away from my kids in...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  32. I got my BSN through WGU and was accepted to 3 of the 4 programs I applied to the first time. I graduated from CRNA school...
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  33. Here is a photo from Clinton Community College in New York during their pinning ceremony. As you can see, the MALE'S are not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. As healthcare workers, we all know that proper hand hygiene saves lives because it greatly helps to prevent the spread of...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  35. Hi, there. I'm the author of the aforementioned article. I'm also a black female, and while I might be veering slightly...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. ICP -normal range, what can cause it to increase, how to decrease it. What does the wave form mean? Why is a high ICP bad? ...
    emerjensee
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  37. One thing our workplace did, which we all thoroughly enjoyed so so much, was "Adopt a Family" each year. I can't quite...
    emerjensee
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Not all things in life can be defined, packaged, or simplified. We, not just as nurses, but as people, must be ever ready...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I have seen many a slow code. Maybe they have are not done so much anymore, since several nurses wrote they'e never seen...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  40. Hello! You are close to my neck of the woods. I currently work for Franciscan (FHS) and am very happy. Muticare seems to...
    emerjensee
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  41. I can't speak for experienced CVSICU nurses as I'm new to this specialty myself, but I can give some insight from the...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  42. Congrats I always recommend this site: It was my lifesaver when I started ICU nursing. :)
    emerjensee
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  43. Yes, this is what I've heard as well, and in the videos I've watched of nurses/paramedics placing them on each other, that...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. Every dead patient in the field gets an IO. Severe Trauma usually get one as well as obese traumas/critical patients,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. My area of primary practice is pediatrics, and we love the EZIO!! The old days of hand "drilling" the jamshidi needle were...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. Moved to Washington Nursing for more response from our WA nurses.
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    Forum: Washington Nursing
  47. I'm a new grad (ASD-BSN) who started straight in Emergency, and wrote the CEN exam at just shy of a year's experience...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. IO is seen mostly in Pediatric patients that are very critical in my area. I have only seen 1 used in an adult, and that was...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  49. We commonly used them in EMS for peri-code and code situations with poor venous access. Many medics will go straight for IO...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. As a floor nurse, I rarely see them. Occasionally we'll place one during a code, and although all acls trained nurses are...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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