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  1. Accelerated BSN or 4 year BSN thru Mac
    Trousse, The program at Con-Mac does not have a way to specialize, however in 3rd and 4th year you have a say in where you do your clinical placements. As lalaxton said, you can guide you...
    Jun 14, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Mcmaster Conestoga BSN prgram
    Are you attending the Conestoga site for the collaborative? If so, I will be one of your contacts in the program. I work in the Clinical Skills Lab whre all your "hands-on" skills are taught and...
    Jun 3, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Is anyone using computerized Human Patient Simulators?
    We are just starting with our high fidelity Human Patient Simulators and I am wondering how others are using them within their nursing curriculum. I am responsible for the Clinical Skills Lab and...
    Jun 3, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. TOP TEN LIST: basic skills you should master..fast!!!!
    What a great thread! I am glad to see students interested in the skills needed for success. I agree with the other skills like assessment, sterile technique but the number one for me is MEDS! ...
    Jun 3, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. What to expect 1st semester of nursing school???
    Congratulations! You have a fun, difficult and rewarding road ahead of you. My advice (as a Clinical Skills Instructor, myself) is to always be prepared and admit when you are not sure of...
    May 30, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. What is a Saratoga Tube?
    The student states that the tube was in the abdomen (like a G tube) but looked like a salem sump tube. Have you ever heard of this before? The students mentioned that the nurses were irrigating...
    Apr 11, '05
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  7. Saratoga Tube
    Help! What is a Saraoga tube? I have been asked by one of my students and I have no idea. Please help! Thanks Beth
    Apr 8, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Does anyone have skills checklists?
    "Modules for Basic Nursing Skills" by Ellis, Nowlis and Bentz has excellent skills checklists. It is a great resource for skills in general. It is concise and procides excellent rationales for...
    Apr 8, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. What is a Saratoga Tube?
    Please help! I am a nursing instructor and one of the clients on our floor has a Saratoga tube...I have no idea what this is. I am hoping that you can help me to explain it to my students are...
    Apr 8, '05
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  10. Clinical Skills Lab Suggestions
    Thank you again for all your great suggestions! I think that the comments about food in the lab are right...we do not allow food in our lab - just water in bottles - for those students who just...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Got any funny acronyms at your ER???
    I had a doc in trauma who like to order CTB-KLO Coffin to bedside - Keep lid open!
    Feb 1, '05
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Clinical Skills Lab Suggestions
    Wow! :hatparty: I am impressed by the amount of feedback! Thank you so much! I appreciate that time, space and individual attention are the greatest difficulties in the lab setting. I am...
    Feb 1, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Delegation
    Hi! Delegating ADL tasks is a topic up for debate. If you look at an article from Nursing2004 (November, p.57) called "Are you Too Posh to Wash?" and the follow up letters in Nursing2005 (January...
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Clinical Skills Lab Suggestions
    Hi! I am an instructor in the Clincal Skills Lab (mock hospital unit) at a Nursing College. I am looking for suggestions and feedback from students nurses from all over the place. I have gotten...
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Any young nurse educators out there..
    This is a great discussion! I am 29 (almost 30) and I am full time at a nursing college in Ontario. I actually head up the Clinical Skills Lab (on campus mock hospital area) and have found many...
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Checkoffs
    I agree with the advice you are getting. It is most important part of a transfer is communication and eye contact. Ensure that you give simple instructions, one step at a time and wait for...
    Nov 10, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Are we eatin gour young? Original Article
    Does anyone have a copy of the original 1986 "Nurses:Are we eating our young?" article? Or does anyone know where I can find it? I am an instructor at a nursing school and would love to use the...
    Oct 4, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Intramuscular Injection Sites?
    Yes...the surrent theory is that students should not use the dorso site but many find it difficult to properly landmark the ventro...they tend to be too far forward...any advice on landmarking to...
    Jun 11, '03
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Why do grown men and women?
    Sure, there is time for fun in classes, howver, we are dealing with issues and information that could mean life or death to our patients. I think what the real issues is....determining which are the...
    May 23, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I Need Help Remembering My Math Steps
    My instructors taught me, and now I teach my students, to keep a small notebook in the pocket of your scrubs. In it, write out the formulas and conversions (or photocopy a chart that makes sense to...
    May 23, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I Made an A!!!!
    Congratulations Rachel! Great Work! "What one has, one ought to use; and whatever one does, they should do with all their might." -Marcus Tullius Cicero
    May 23, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Intramuscular Injection Sites?
    Basically what I am asking is: Is the dorso-gluteal site a big no-no in the clinical setting? Is it being discouraged by agencies and ventral gluteal being encouraged? We want to teach our students...
    May 23, '03
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Intramuscular Injection Sites?
    We are having a bit of a debate at the school of nursing where I teach. We are having difficulty getting the students to properly landmark. Although a majority of the texts state that ventrogluteal...
    May 22, '03
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Head-to-Toe Assessment
    Thank you so much! This is goin to be a great tool for my students....helping them organize their thoughts until they can do this at the end of a 12 hr shift! You are a truly wonderful asset to me...
    May 14, '03
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. i'm a newbie here..want to meet friends...
    Welcome...I am new here too...it seems very friendly and open..I am glad to join you here!
    May 13, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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