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  1. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    i looked through the first several pages w/ no finds. i will look further. thanks.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    Hi, I hope no one minds that I am not a nurse practitioner. I am just very interested and I thought this is the place to find you :) Where do you work? Doc's Office, ED, clinic? I wonder how...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...please help
    i really doubt that. i think it would be a positive thing that you have specialized in psych for a long span of time. My psych professor in college was a psychiatric NP and she did not do "staff"...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Can you work as a staff nurse as an NP?
    oh thank you both so much!! extremely helpful answers. I tried to find the NJ BON laws on this, but I thought maybe they didn't have any. Now I know that they must and I will contact them if I can't...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Can you work as a staff nurse as an NP?
    Alright, sorry if this is dumb but I have googled and searched many times w/ no definitive results. I am dying to go to grad school because I loved it and did very well for undergrad- but I can't...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Pretty bad at starting IV's
    is it finding the vein that's the problem, or physically starting the IV? maybe we can give you some advice
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    hello again to everybody on here. I just want to say that I took it today and I passed w/ 86 correct. I used david woodruff's cds which were shockingly close to the test format. I also did a practice...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. Is anyone in the navy reserve?
    Thank you both so much !! Very good info. I am gathering my paperwork to see if I am eligible due to a migraine history and I am going to proceed from there. Thanks for your time and thank you for...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. BSN as entry into practice; why we decided against it.
    This is really interesting. I'm a BSN nurse, but I work w/ mostly ADN nurses. And they are great! They have to learn the same things that we do and take the same NCLEX. I think it's just a preference...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Prolonged QT Interval
    Thank you so much. You're right I have seen it on 12-leads. I'm going to look up more about it. Thanks !
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  11. Prolonged QT Interval
    Just keep in mind the QT varies w the rate. I always use this formula. R to R divided by 2. That value must be less than or equal to the QT. I'm not familiar w QTc- what's that one ? A ratio?...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  12. Tell me all you can about Navy Reserve nursing!
    @BorgQueen1701 I've been looking into this a lot lately. Here is your answer: http://www.ocs.navy.mil/pt.asp GoNavy up there describes DCO school. and this is the website for it. Includes- 60...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    This is an amazing post. I skimmed through all of it just now. But navyman7, I noticed that you had said that RNs in the navy reserve are deployed more often than active-duty nurses. I am more...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Is anyone in the navy reserve?
    Hi Navy Nurses :) Would anyone be willing to take a few minutes to tell me about their experience as a nurse in the navy reserve? I have been interested in joining the navy for a few years, and I...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    if she knew it was on for ten minutes she could have done something about it. she could have asked anyone for help. especially if there were onlookers while she was rude to you. i have never made my...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. "coarse" lung sounds
    it's very hard learning breath sounds because I noticed that many people call the same things different names. I think she is describing rhonchi. You've probably heard that term? Rhonchi is a term...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Funny things patients say !
    AOx3, walkie-talkie: "you know that suppository they gave me before? If I put my finger in there, I can still feel it."
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. The Patient I Failed
    very well written. brought tears to my eyes. we all have a story like that. i won't tell mine, because I want to keep the focus on your great post. really makes us think. i wonder what can be done,...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Day shift or night shift - Which do you prefer?  Why?
    I'm sure other places of work are similar- day shift has a LOT more paperwork. MDs in all day long entering new orders to be done, family members with many questions, and insulin/revela w/ every meal...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    hi there! sorry i just saw your post now. i honestly can't tell you if it's working because I have no way of measuring my progress. The program that i purchased has a required "practice test" that i...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  21. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    Sorry sent it too soon. It's like 12 hours of audio which is excellent, well explained and keeps my interest. But I know I have to do reading besides it. Because I want to know at a greater depth....
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  22. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    Hey ! I think they are good but I don't see them as being my only means o studying.
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  23. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    thank you so much for the reply! i nearly ordered that book actually. I ended up getting the david woodruff lectures on MP3 because i really like his youtube videos. liking them a lot so far. but...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  24. Is Anyone PCCN Certified?
    Hi all, for those who are unfamiliar, PCCN is the equivalent of CCRN certification but it is geared towards step-down and tele nurses. (Adult Progressive Care Nursing Certification.) It's an AACN...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  25. Tele...no winning in this
    i feel your pain. you know i was recently saying to somebody how no matter what I do, I end up charting til 8 AM. (im a night nurse.) and they said "you just have to prioritize." I realized that...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing


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