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  1. Showering with a central line
    We allow patients to shower but it is our policy that they have to 'bathe' with the chlorehexidine wipes once daily.
    Mar 12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Bathing prior to surgery
    *BUMP*
    Mar 12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Bathing prior to surgery
    I work at a pediatric hospital in Charleston WV. We are trying to benchmark with other children hospitals (or hospitals with a pediatric unit) on policies surrounding bathing prior to surgery with...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Any reviews on Kaplan Review course?
    I took Kaplan and passed my first time. I also used http://www.amazon.com/Saunders-Comprehensive-NCLEX-RN%C2%AE-Examination-Nclex-Rn/dp/141603708X/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1310411629&sr=8-4 <-- that...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. what stethoscope to buy?
    I have the Littmann Classic II S.E. Breast Cancer awareness one. I love it. My only advice would whatever you buy purchase a dark color. My light pink on looks like skank and I have tried everything...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. needing a prescription for vaseline??
    We can override Vaseline but I can't get chap stick without an order, I guess they want their $1.00 for the chap stick!
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Fundraising
    We are a small school and we did RADA in the fall and it was a great fundraiser. Google RADA and it will take you to their site. Their stuff is super nice (I bought some myself) and then a local...
    Mar 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I used to care about a's and b's in ns, until........................................
    i know that feeling. i used to get only a's and b's but with everything that you have to do for ns on top of studying of the test there is no way that is possible. hope you get your grade up and pass!
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Why did you choose nursing?
    when i was seven my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, so i had to help take care of her and my little brother cause my step-dad was trying to work enough to keep our house and things. at that...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Ever feel like your instructor is purposely trying to confuse you?
    yes. i have an instructor that does this. most of the time she will ask me a question and the only think that my brain hears is what i am saying to myself and it's always "what is she talking...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Posting of exam results
    wow. I am surprised. We take our paper test after we've turn in our scan trons and I'll know as soon as I mark what questions I missed and such what I got. I don't think I could wait a whole week....
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. ABG help
    Thank you so much! That makes it alot clearer now! :smackingf
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. ABG help
    Okay that makes sense. The second on I missed was: pH: 7.42 [N] CO2: 32 [L] HCO3: 27 [H] I put that it was Compensated Metabolic Alkalosis.
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. ABG help
    We have a test tomorrow on ABG's. Just simple stuff. I was practicing them from http://realnurseed.com/abgm2.htm. But for some reason I missed two. I am trying to figure them out but have no idea why...
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Mountain State University Nursing program?
    I am a student at Southern and in the nursing program. Not only is the program the best in the state it's also affordable. It is a hard program and really hard to get into. But I know anywhere in the...
    Nov 14, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  16. Things you would LOVE to say to your nursing instructors...
    [quote=flightnurse2b;2549071] 4. dont give me a test you couldnt answer yourself. if you are reading the answers and cant pronounce the words, my guess is you didnt make the test and probably...
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. You know you are in nursing school when ctxt
    You know you're a nursing student when.... .....your husband takes your dog to the vet while you're at school and when you get home get aggravated because he didn't know what it was given for and...
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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