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  1. Pinch the skin really hard while you inject. Patients always tell me that my pinch was worse than the actual shot and that I...
    Dec 17 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. On our busy med/surg unit we give report to the oncoming shift in the hallways, usually at the med carts or where ever we...
    Jul 29 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. We recently upgraded to the IV pumps in the picture. Have had nothing but problems with the pumps beeping constantly about...
    May 15 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Great post! As a new nurse, I found all of your points on the list helpful! Thanks :)
    May 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Wow I am so sorry you are going through this :( I am also new to med surg, but I had a 10 week orientation. I didn't even...
    May 12 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. Hey all, I really struggle with giving report and thinking about it gives me anxiety when the shift is coming to an end....
    May 12 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. I inserted an NG tube and checked for proper placement, both by auscultation and pH. Both confirmed it was in the stomach....
    Apr 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I scrubbed in on open heart surgery during an OR nursing course in nursing school and I was allowed to put my hands around...
    Apr 6 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. I've been working with Epic since I started my job a few months ago and I love it. I've used a few other charting systems...
    Mar 19 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. Lovetheoutdoors, Thanks so much for your response and encouragement! Honestly, every day gets better and better. I feel so...
    Mar 13 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  11. Thank you everyone for all of your input! Reading all of your comments has been very helpful. I'm happy to know that others...
    Feb 11 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Hey all, I just had a quick question about something I was taught in nursing school and was wondering if you learned the...
    Feb 10 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. PediLove2147, I just wanted to tell you that I thankfully stumbled upon this thread and looked at the brain sheet you...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Koi and Grey's Anatomy are the two best! Both are kind of on the expensive side, but they are well worth the money. With...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. DavidRamirez, I think if your heart is set on the ED you should start there. Why waste a year or more doing a type of...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Nurse ABC, thank you so much for all of your advice! I cannot imagine having 6-8 patients on top of what I already have...I...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Thanks for the support everyone :) Rolling with the punches is something I definitely need to work on and I'm finding that...
    Jan 17 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. I'm a new grad nurse and I started on my unit this past August. I've been off of orientation since mid October. On my unit...
    Jan 10 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing

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