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  1. CSUCI vaccine req?
    I believe the H1N1 is part of the annual flu shot and you are required to get this yearly so if you haven't already gotten this years injection then you will need to. Just to clarify, Tdap stands for...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  2. Clinical Care Extender question
    I was a CCE many years ago and ended up getting a job as a tech at the hospital in which I volunteered. It has been almost 4 years to the day! I know of a few others that did but it is more of an...
    Jan 9
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. Pedi code
    I'd like to say that Pedi codes get easier but that would be a lie. Telling a parent "there is no more we can do for your child" is probably the hardest thing I've ever done. Talking it out with your...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. PRN tech help!!!!
    I worked Per Diem for over 2.5 years and I was able to work steadily until I finally got a regular benefitted position. I even was able to work on a non-nursing bachelor's degree while waiting to get...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  5. How do you keep yourself from quitting?
    I think about how there is no doubt in my mind that this the career for me and that there are so many people that would want to be in my shoes right now. The application deadline is coming up for...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Any of you been an alternate and then accepted???
    I didn't even know that I was an alternate but I had initially been denied to the BSN program I am currently going through. I got a call a month later saying that some applicants had chosen other...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Cope College CCE Volunteer Program - CPR?
    I used to volunteer for the CCE program a few years back and I remember at my particular hospital they would give out information about where one could get CPR certified. I believe our hospital only...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Need Patho Tips!
    I had to take Pathophysiology my first semester of nursing school and it was extremely difficult. There was so much material in that class that you basically had to teach yourself because it was...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Medical missions as a student nurse
    I think it depends on the organization you volunteer with. I have been to Panama and Honduras on medical trips through a local chapter of Global Medical Brigades. The student run group fundraises and...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is there a good way to wear a tie with scrubs?
    Bahahaha that was awesome.
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. FIRST MEDICAL JOB!!!
    Congrats! You'll learn a lot working in the ER.
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Pre Nursing Student--ER Tech?
    Your qualifications for the job are going to depend on the ER that hires you; some hire CNAs, some hire EMTs, some hire phlebotomists (this is the case for my ER) , some hire nursing students and...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. ER Tech with CNA License
    It all depends on which ER you work. My ER requires a phlebotomy certification and CNA or EMT is preferred per the job description but HR didn't even wait for my EMT certification to be verified...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. doing the work of a CNA at a lesser pay
    Hello! It teaches you how to draw blood, do finger sticks and what the order of draw is for tubes. The technique for starting IVs is different but I think having phlebotomy experience will help you...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  15. Why a Nurse?
    1) I initially wanted to go into medicine but after volunteering in the hospital, I was impressed by how physically and mentally challenging job was, the many career paths one could take, the...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. doing the work of a CNA at a lesser pay
    Certification and licensure are not the same thing.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  17. doing the work of a CNA at a lesser pay
    Certification and licensure are not the same thing.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  18. ER tech
    In my ER we have to be Phlebotomy certified and the job description says EMT or CNA preferred but they don't really care about those (HR cancelled my EMT Cert verification when I was being hired...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  19. Tetra of Fallot?
    Glad I can help! If you ever have time, I would recommend watching the HBO movie called Something The Lord Made. It stars Alan Rickman and Mos Def and it's about how an African American named Vivien...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Tetra of Fallot?
    Hello! Tetralogy of Fallot is considered a cyanotic congenital heart disease. The cyanosis is usually due to a ventral septal that causes right to left shunting. The deoxygenated blood from the right...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    I think people are jealous that you are so young and in nursing school. The fact that you were on top of your studies enough to get into a BSN program and pass your first semester of nursing school...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Lining and labs/ hemolyzed specimens
    I work as a Tech in the ER and we have had a lot of issues with our lab. I usually don't get very many recollects which is why I am furious every time my specimens get recollected unless I know it...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Scrubs cost WHAT???
    My school required us to order Dove brand scrubs that were embroidered with the school name. I ended up buying two pairs and a white coat and it was expensive too.
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. When someone mocks you for being a nurse
    I usually am praised for wanting to go into nursing. I've had surgeons tell me that I am smarter than my pre-med colleagues for pursuing nursing and when I used to work in auto parts customers were...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. PCT Interview (nervous)
    Congrats!
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)


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