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  1. Stethoscope opinions
    I looooove my cardiology III. I hear so much better with it vs. Any other stethoscope I have ever used. While we have a good many isolation pts on my floor, I'm still glad to have my cardio III....
    Oct 21
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. IV meds.
    What I mean is, I know that dopamine is used for hypotensive states, but what I'm having a hard time with is why use dopamine over levophed? Or levophed over neo-synephrine? I hope I don't sound...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. IV meds.
    Hello everyone! I am making the switch from LTC to LTAC. The unit I will be working on is very similar to ICU. All types of iv drips such as Levo, neo, and the likes. I'm super excited but a little...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. In monitoring program (DMU) 4 1/2 years sober and screwed up!
    I'm glad you are feeling better and let me tell you that I have been in your shoes before. I'm glad you reached out to someone in recovery.
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Narcan
    That makes no sense. Let people die of drug ODd because you don't have the ability to monitor them after the narcan is given? Sounds like administration is trying to save some $$$. Narcan is...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. I'm not a nurse anymore. I'm a cashier! Yay!
    I don't mean to sound cliche but you're right where you are supposed to be right now. Keep your head up and no matter what don't use/drink.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. A Job maybe???
    Congratulations!
    Jul 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Can you add B12 to LRS?
    I always call pharmacy with medication questions.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. TPAPN reports
    I would recommend asking your case manager to make sure.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. HUGE RANT Since when does LPN experience not count for ANY kind of nursing experience
    At UPMC my LPN experience did not count for anything but at the smaller outlying hospital I left to go work at it did count.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. Upmc job interview
    When I interviewed for UPMC montifiore it was 4 weeks until I heard back and was offered the job. That was 5 years ago though.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Community college for an ADN
    The community college near me has a waiting list and has for years. I got in no problem and no waiting list since my GPA was 3.5 and I scored very high on my nursing entrance exam. That was for LPN...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    LPN at 21, Diploma (RN) 29, started BSN (Anna Maria) 33, who knows when I will finish...thinking of switching to an RN to MSN program.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Hey there MSN in leadership and management
    Hello everyone! I'm looking to start the RN-MSN in Leadership and Management Sept. 1st of 2014. I am currently the ADON of a LTC facility. I'm glad this forum is here I'm sure I will have lots of...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  15. Is anyone willing to hire a nurse w/ stipulations???
    I agree with Life_is_good. Previous posters have referred to their "alcohol problem" and said that they didn't hurt anyone. Addiction is a very serious disease that only leads to "jails,...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Completed my 5 year contract successfully!
    Congratulations! Glad u posted
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Field experience
    I searched through the forums but was unable to find the answer to my question. I plan on applying to the RN to MSN program in leadership and management and I understand that there is a field...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  18. Vanco: give or wait for vanco trough?
    I'm probable going to get neck for this response but we grae vanco troughs a half hour prior to third dose being due and then hang that third dose. There is about a 4-6 hour turnaround time for our...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Finished my MSN this morning - ask me anything!
    Psych LVN, I wanted to let you know that IUP (Indiana University of Pennsylvania) has an LVN to BSN program. When I was an LPN I searched the world over and that was the only one I ever found. It...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  20. WGU RN to MSN
    Oh, and congratulations on your decision!
    Jun 14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. WGU RN to MSN
    I'm seriously looking in to WGU's RN to MSN in leadership and management. I really like: #1 online, #2 cost of tuition, #3 the classes are self- paced. Still looking around though. What other schools...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. BSN from 4 year program required
    Mean to make it sound like you have to have gone to a four year bsn program to get your bsn.
    Jun 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. BSN from 4 year program required
    If I had my bsn and went the diploma/adn to bsn route to get it I would certainly apply for that job. I have years of experience to bring to the organization. Who knows, maybe they didn't
    Jun 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. What's the biggest mistake you've ever made as a nurse? What did you learn from it?
    I hung heparin on a pt. Who just came back from having a heart Cath. Could have been bad but another nurse came in to help me get the pt. Settled and noticed what I did. She only got about 2 minutes...
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How to chart to increase payment.
    Gabby63, I'm not sure of what you mean when you say "drop the whole population to trigger." Sorry but I'm not an Mrs nurse and haven't had much DON training either😜
    Jun 13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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