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  1. ER nurse to FNP
    If you want to work with critical care patients thats is unavoidable since you have to take call for your colleagues at some point. Other option is to go with specialty clinic and no hospital...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. ER nurse to FNP
    FNP is more preventative care ACNP is more acute care. Case and point FNPs do not do rotations in critical care but more in primary care. If you wish to see what you learn in school ICU may not be...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. NP vs PA vs CNS
    I will correct that point. Anyone can attend P.A school if they have a bachelor degree. Had a friend who was a history major that applied and got in.... Needless to say ended up quitting. .. the 12...
    May 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Oh lord...I remember one time in the CVICU we were in the middle of a code and a family member came over from the next room asking if the dad next door can have a glass of water!!! Chest open and...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. EKG Competency fail
    For lack of better I have to say I have seen these tactics used by management to get rid of experienced staff or staff under pension system that will cost more money to bring in newbies that are...
    Apr 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. when to start compressions?
    I like to get 12 lead especially if they are still chatting with me! Why? I have had vtach on the monitor but upon 12 lead it was WPW or SVT on very rare occasions in my career I have seen brugada...
    Mar 29
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Icu Nursing isn't for me help
    Patient educator for diabetes patients admitted in the hospital might be of interest to you :-) doesn't require an MSN like the Nurse Educator in most places but it doesn't hurt to have one...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. What does 1:1 mean exactly?
    Actually it does depend on your Board of Nursing and how far they go to protecting pt safety. ... Safe Harbor (SHPR), which may be initiated by a LVN, RN or APN prior to accepting an assignment...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. What does 1:1 mean exactly?
    TigerRN2013 right depends on the facility policy as well as your Board of Nursing rules and regulations. My facility charge doesn't take on any patients and yes that decision did not come...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. Where's a good place to work in the med center?
    Check your inbox
    Mar 24
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    I empathize with you and hope you get a spot that works for you. On the other hand remember nursing is a stressful career it doesn't matter where you go. I have worked on each end from the low income...
    Mar 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    Glad to be of some help and wishing you the best in finding a good position :-)
    Mar 23
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. Diploma nurses are worthless?!
    Sorry terrible communication skills for a management position. Don't let the first person diminish your worth. Check out the facilities that are hiring diploma nurses in your area. Keep in mind that...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    Hope this helps...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    MN you don't want to apply to Mayo clinic internship program? I believe they have a very thorough program and very employee centered.....I attended their cardiovascular program learned a whole lot...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. AANP Response to Comments on O’Reilly Factor
    Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.......Martin Luther King Jr.
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Dating a Doctor
    RESPECT what you ARE and others follow suit..
    Mar 8
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Vacation Requests Constantly Denied: A Rant
    First sounds like you maybe experiencing poor management. If the institution you work for doesn't recognize that mandatory overtime puts the patient at risk then maybe you should run. ANA opposes...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Ativan
    Depends on the diagnosis it is an anticholinergic so there are some dx can't administer it. Otherwise I would request the provider for it.
    Mar 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. New grad position Neuro ICU or CVICU
    Cleveland clinic looks better on your resume ;-) + the CV experience for that interview will be more helpful. ...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Why can't I do everything a RN does as a LPN? We should be equal.
    "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." ....Michael Jordan. .. Please choose one already!!!!
    Feb 27
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Why can't I do everything a RN does as a LPN? We should be equal.
    Hahaha. ...duskyjewel let's hope you are not going into a coma while she looks it up....smh
    Feb 26
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Why can't I do everything a RN does as a LPN? We should be equal.
    Aha! .... this is where you are wrong just visit any level 1 trauma CVICU and hang out there for a little while with the RN handling ECMO or simply open heart patient. Let me just explain this simply...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Why NOT private??
    Then go for it! So long as it is accredited you should be fine. Best wishes after all it is the same nclex!
    Feb 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Why NOT private??
    Before you get yourself in a bind make sure this scholarship is guaranteed all years in the Nursing program. Otherwise you will be stuck with a huge loan! I once had a coworker that attended a very...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student