Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: Axmann

From Date
  1. What kind of blood pressure reading will you see in shock patients?
    I'm just curious of what kind of blood pressure reading (systolic, diastolic, MAP), you might get in a patient with shock? I know that shock is not defined in these terms, but I'm just wondering...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Fundamentals instructor doesn't teach.
    I am genuinely concerned about my fundamentals instructor. It's to the point where it could probably be borderline reported to the State Board of Nursing. Here's what a typical class session looks...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Instructor won't allow us to use our own calculator for math test?
    I suppose you're right... Thanks.
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Instructor won't allow us to use our own calculator for math test?
    On our first dimensional analysis exam coming up, our instructor says we won't be allowed to use our own personal calculators because we could "store the conversions in it"?! Here's the problem...
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Males asking for female patients?
    If it's good practice for a male nurse to have a female chaperone when taking care of a female patient, why is it absurd to think of a male nurse being a chaperone for a female taking care of a male...
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Males asking for female patients?
    I suppose you'd care for the same reason a male nurse might feel more comfortable getting a female coworker to chaperone if needing to do anything involving things like bathing etc.
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Males asking for female patients?
    I don't understand why a male would be uncomfortable with another male nurse, barring either "creeping" or extreme insecurity in their sexual orientation. I mean, whatever makes him uncomfortable...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Males asking for female patients?
    In my lab yesterday, one of the instructors was talking about having a female assist if a male has to perform a procedure which a female patient might potentially be uncomfortable with. She then said...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Wearing sterile sleeves or a sterile gown for foley insertion?
    I think there's a fundamental misunderstanding about what I'm asking. I'm not saying "putting on sterile gloves is hard". I'm saying "using sleeves ensures sterility better than gloves, because if...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Wearing sterile sleeves or a sterile gown for foley insertion?
    Thanks for the responses, everyone. Yes, I'll admit that my comparison of surgical laparoscopy to a Foley insertion is quite apples to oranges, but my point really lies more along the lines of "if...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Wearing sterile sleeves or a sterile gown for foley insertion?
    I don't know. Do surgeons use their wrists to insert and operate laparoscopes? As long as their hands stay sterile and they're not rubbing their hands on anything but the laparoscope, will it be ok?...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Wearing sterile sleeves or a sterile gown for foley insertion?
    While it may seem silly to some, I believe I'd find myself more comfortable inserting a urinary catheter if I was able to ensure the sterility of my hands. The entire technique of open-gloving for...
    Jan 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Best alarm clock tone for an iphone?
    Read the post.
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Best alarm clock tone for an iphone?
    And how will this increase the volume?
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Best alarm clock tone for an iphone?
    So, for some reason my new iPhone 4S's volume isn't... that loud. Essentially, my biggest fear ever is sleeping through an alarm and missing a clinical or even a lecture. Can you guys give me...
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What is general skills lab etiquette?
    Please re-read my entire post. I don't think you've done that.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What is general skills lab etiquette?
    No I didn't; I said I was fearful of that.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What is general skills lab etiquette?
    Lori: You're asking me why someone should practice and learn skills they haven't been formally taught yet (but will certainly be taught eventually) on their own? I'd say the reason is because if a...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What is general skills lab etiquette?
    So, my school has a pretty nice simulation lab. Students are allowed to schedule time in there or just practice when there isn't a class using the lab. My concern is: I'm afraid to utilize the...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. When to wear what. (Scrubs, lab coats, etc.)
    So, can I get a succinct explanation of what is (and what is not) appropriate, in general, as far as attire is concerned? I wouldn't be caught dead wearing scrubs or anything if all I have is a...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Are these good TEAS scores for IU BSN?
    So, I just got the results for my TEAS V exam. Are these good? I have a 4.0 and the only prerequisite I have left is anatomy, which I'm half done with. Adjusted Individual Total Score: 86.7% ...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Are these TEAS V scores good? Program: IUPUI BSN
    So, I just got the results for my TEAS V exam. Are these good? Adjusted Individual Total Score: 86.7% ATI Academic Preparedness Level: Advanced Percentile Rank - National: 97 Percentile Rank -...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Scared to death I won't get into my program.
    I am a pre-nursing student at IUPUI (21-year-old male). I transferred in with 12 credits (4.0 GPA in all of them), and I consider myself to have good studying/testing habits. I have ~6 months of...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Thanks for the comments, guys. I'm definitely working on identifying triggers and staying away from them. My IBS is very mild compared to many others who have attacks daily. I have been looking...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  25. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    I have suffered from Irritable Bowel Syndrome since I was very little (around maybe 7 years old or so). I am 20 now, 21 in September. I am starting at IUPUI for pre-nursing in the Fall, and hope...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top