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  1. challenge examination for becoming a registered nurse?
    What exactly do you find so insulting?
    Jun 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. challenge examination for becoming a registered nurse?
    Not entirely true. Although it is uncommon, West Virginia makes allowances for former military medical personnel, depending upon classification and training, to challenge the NCLEX RN. I worked...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Rounding and Dosage Calculations
    Based on what? Why would you do this different in pediatrics when compared with adult? I have 10 years pediatric/neonatal experience, and have never done this.
    Jun 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. To NCLEX or not to NCLEX?
    If it doesn't come through prior to your relocation, there are two test centers in Japan, one in Tokyo and one in Osaka.
    Jun 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Oxygen administration with COPD patients
    Really? And you base this statement on what? The OP stated that the oxygen was titrated to 10 LPM on a NRB, however did not mention with what device, and what flow they started. I didn’t...
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. 150 meq of NaCl?
    There are 154 mEq of NaCl in 1 liter 0.9% NaCl (NS). It sounds as if the ED MD wanted you to receive D10 NS as compared to D10W.
    Jun 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Planning to move to NC
    There are three children's hospitals in the Triangle: UNC, Duke, and Wake Med.
    Jun 6
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  8. Exam in another state
    The short answer is yes, you can apply for licensure in California. Regarding the educational requirements; they will be the same regardless of whether you apply for initial licensure or licensure...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. preceptor and i disagree on a case.
    First, it's your assessment. If you chart your own assessment and your preceptor either cosigns your note or writes their own, chart what you found. If your preceptor disagrees with your...
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Calculation
    You have everything here that you need: patient's weight, ordered dose, and concentration of dextrose available. How did you get 22.5 mL/hour? Show us how you set up and worked the problem.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Calculation
    What exactly can't you figure out? If you show us what you have done or tried, we might be better able to help you.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Dosage calculation
    You're welcome. Remember, you did this. All I did was ask you a few questions.
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Dosage calculation
    Yes. And you also set the problem up in the format I typically use: (dose * weight * 60) / concentration. Regarding your conversion error. You will need to be intimately comfortable with metric...
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Dosage calculation
    5 mcg * 80 kg * 60 minutes
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Dosage calculation
    24,000 mcg is not 24 g, it's 24 mg.
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Dosage calculation
    Yes. When you do that, this will give you the number of mcg the patient receives in 1 hour. What do you do next?
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Dosage calculation
    You were asked to provide a rate for dopamine dosed at 5 mcg/kg/min. 5 mcg * 80 kg is how much dopamine the patient will receive in 1 minute. What do you think you need to do next to determine...
    May 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. norco limit
    The recommendation for acetaminophen maximum daily dose is based upon the previous 24 hours, not calendar day. Depending on what time the dose prior to the 0400 dose was administered you might have...
    May 29
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  19. Pediatric Pads for AED
    Source?
    May 27
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  20. Transfering RN in license from compact state to compact state
    You have to maintain legal residency in a compact state to maintain multi-state privileges. If the OP is relocating to Georgia with a legal change of residency, the Kentucky license will lose its...
    May 25
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. giving D50 for hyperkalemia
    Novolog can be given IV.
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. How to Cite a Publisher's Imprint in APA Style?
    Mosby is an imprint of Elsevier. If Mosby is listed as the publisher (either as Mosby or Mosby/Elsevier), then I would list Mosby as the publisher. If you would tell us which text you are...
    May 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How to Cite a Publisher's Imprint in APA Style?
    Who is listed as the publisher in the text? If it is listed as either Mosby or Mosby Elsevier, I would cite it as St. Louis, MO: Mosby. I base this on the following two bullet points found on p....
    May 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. giving D50 for hyperkalemia
    Could you provide a source for this? All that I've been able to find still indicates insulin and glucose together. Thanks.
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  25. Medic / New Grad Resume Help
    This doesn't answer my question. You made a very specific comment: I've closely followed many of the debates here regarding the ADN vs BSN issue and haven't seen this to be true.
    May 6
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help


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