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  1. What's the worse thing you have seen?
    Some of you ladies need to lighten up. For crying out loud, it's just a story on a message board. It's not like you're selling a story to the national enquirer. :rolleyes:
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Moving to Cocoa!
    I work for Health First (they own Cape Canaveral Hospital) and new grad pay is $19 and change to start. You can also look at Wuesthoff Hospital, Parrish Hospital and Kindred Hospital. Good luck!!
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. You might be a PACU nurse if...
    We have a newer CRNA (new to the hospital, I guess, not to CRNA) that puts nasal airways in the mouth. WTH?!:uhoh3:
    Jul 8, '10
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  4. Nubain Problems in chronic pain pts
    Yeah, in my PACU we don't use it either, but up on the floor when I was pulling lines it was routinely ordered by the cardiologists. I don't know what their rationale was, but I was VERY careful when...
    Nov 16, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Milking those chest tube: I need your opinion
    Research says you should avoid milking or stripping chest tubes. It's "old school" nursing, a bad habit, and one that needs to be phased out. Use the evidence based practice. ...
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  6. Tens of thousands possibly exposed as Endoscopy clinic reuses syringes
    found this on another forum that i follow: http://www.lvrj.com/news/16067972.html the site is having problems, so i'll repost the article. *********************************************** ...
    Feb 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Reality of Travel Nursing?
    Thanks for all the great info, I'm considering traveling as well after my 2 year contract with my current hospital is up. Can you give me some insight as to how the staff nurses treat travelers? I'm...
    Feb 21, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Nubain Problems in chronic pain pts
    Yeah, it's only a couple docs that order it, most of them order Morphine. I've become so wary of Nubain during line pulls that I would rather use nothing at all. Which most patients really do fine...
    Jan 27, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. Nubain Problems in chronic pain pts
    Nobody has come across this at all? Huh.
    Jan 27, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. Nubain Problems in chronic pain pts
    Hey there! I work in an interventional Cardiac unit where we regularly pull arterial lines post caths, and Nubain is frequently ordered for the line pull. However, I've had a couple of bad...
    Jan 26, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  11. I PASSED my NCLEX-RN !!
    Good luck!! I'll be sending positive vibes your way! :p
    May 29, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. I PASSED my NCLEX-RN !!
    My tips are: don't kill yourself cramming for the NCLEX. You already KNOW this stuff! You can do some light content review, on your weak points (mine were meds and OB) and then just make sure you...
    May 29, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. I PASSED my NCLEX-RN !!
    Just the book, I was told you should only do the Kaplan if you failed the first time. It's expensive. However, each person has their own way of studying, so who knows, maybe taking the review would...
    May 24, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. I PASSED my NCLEX-RN !!
    Thank you so much guys, the support on this forum is enormous, and I'm so glad I found you. :thankya:
    May 24, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. I Passed 3rd Time At 265
    congratulations! You must have been a nervous wreck waiting for the results. I know I was!! :hatparty:
    May 24, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Question for those who pass the Nclex
    I didn't work as a new grad, but I actively worked as a paramedic, which, in my opinion, made it much harder for me. One of my paramedic friends who passed RN last year said they would "beat the...
    May 24, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. I PASSED my NCLEX-RN !!
    You guys have been so much help to me, I had to post a thread. I took the test Tuesday, it took me about an hour and shut off at 75. I found out today (through the health provider look up screen for...
    May 24, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Failed 3 times!!
    Good luck! :icon_hug:
    May 20, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Brevard Community College (FL) Class of 06 NCLEX results (post your result here!)
    Hello, GNs of BCC! Congratulations on all your hard work. This is a thread created by one of your classmates (Roy Bell) to keep track of all the people in your class and how they did on the...
    May 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. ERI Testing for students
    We take the ERI in our course, and the national average is different on every test I take. I never know what I need to pass, just that I can't have an asterick or I failed. I really wish they would...
    Apr 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students.
    Hi everyone, I'm Holly. I'm 29 and in a transition course to ADN. I've been a paramedic for 5 years. I'll be graduating in May of 2007. I'm married and have one daughter.
    Apr 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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