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  1. ED Tech here - Tips for being the most helpful to nurses?
    do EKGs as much as possible if you're not busy, take vitals n put them in (tell me you did) I will so appreciate it. empty urinals, help patients to the bathroom or bed commodes, always ask the RNs...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Any Apps available for mixing IV drugs?
    I Work nights and a lot of times we have to mix our own IV drugs because pharmacy isn't available. examples like amiodrone , cardizem, Dilantin, nitro... Ect. It gets frustrating because the...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Lidocaine with Rocephin?
    I reconstitute it with NS, we don't carry sterile water vials at my facility..
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Kern Medical Center -Bakersfield, CA?
    bakersfield is the not the best place to live but it's not bad either. Its a big city with a lot to offer. kern is the only trauma center in bakersfield, you'll learn alot.
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Interview with Healthsouth
    I work for health south.. It's a good company with good goals directed towards rehab. Think about it as a rehab and med surg combined. a lot of patient transfers, a lot of toilet programs (bladder...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Med Surg -> ICU
    Yes, it's possible. A lot of my friends have done it.
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. New Grad Mistake!
    look, everyone makes mistakes. But not sleeping over an order of Benadryl is extreme.. So what if you gave the order IM? If the doctor was cool, he'll say it's fine, and change his order for IM now...
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Your Starting Salary?
    Starting pay 30$, 4$ differential for nights, and maybe 2-3 weekends.. California
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Do you guys use the FIM score?
    I'm new to rehab and wondering how Is the FIM calculated for patients? Thank you
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  10. Job offer problem - Who would have thought? Time sensitive, please take a look.
    Take the rehab job then quit when you get the other job. You think hospitals care about you? They'll fire you in a second with no hesitation, it's your future.. follow a goal and don't care what...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Mass exodus of staff
    That's sad. You can't do anything about it though...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. RUDE!!
    I will never treat someone who screams and talks that way to me with respect. those kind of patients behavior should stop, politely tell them that they need to behave better, write an incident/occur...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Incident Reports...aarrggghhh!!!
    Well, why don't you address it with your coworker before writing them up? Yes, it is mean, and it will cause tension between you and your coworker, do you want to come to work knowing that some of...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New grad terminated after 3 months of orientation.
    Call the manager and ask her what is she going to say about you Call HR and see what they'll say when the other employer call Don't say you were terminated on the application, if you want, and...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. New grad just quit first job...So lost and confused
    a lot of people will hire you, don't lose hope, even as a new grad. 3 month experience is better than no experience. So, keep applying and something will come up
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. I really screwed up on an interview
    interviews are my thing... You need to be -confident, go in like you know the person you're talking to -smile smile smile, say thank you, please -google the top questions most interviewers...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. SCAPEGOAT NURSE SUSPENDED UNFAIRLY new job offer HELP!!!!
    Hmm, a lot of I.V. get infiltrated and causes swelling, we can't really do anything about it...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Where to get the most experience an a new RN?
    ER is mostly what I think is the best learning experience. I'm not sure if a lot of hospitals do hire new grads, so start with anything you can find, and then transition.. A good nursing skills...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. blowing veins during IV starts
    In the ER, i blew so many veins, even with healthy people. veins blow because usually they're either fragile or your needle went through the vein... try your best to -find where the vein track...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Am I a bad person?
    some of you new grads really **** me off, there's a lot of people here with no jobs what so ever, and you're trying to choose which one you want? just take the job already, any of them, who cares? ...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. Air Force Nursing 2013
    is the NTP just a 10 week orientation or will they fund your last year of school as well until you're done? I guess i can't qualify to ROTC unless I just started nursing school, right?
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Air Force Nursing 2013
    thanks for the answer ! Was your RN-BSN online? Do you have to graduate with your BSN to join the AF or can you do so while you're in the process of doing your BSN?
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. How long did it take for you to finish?
    I'm wondering how long did it take for you guys to finish? I'm going to try to take more than 2 classes every 8 weeks to finish faster
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  24. UTA Fall 2013
    My GPA sucked, and i still got in... i think I had 3.3 or something
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  25. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    I just called my recruiter here in cali and they said the navy don't accept online RN-BSN programs even if it's accredited I'm devastated now
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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