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  1. Heart block
    Is there a specific name for a block between the SA node and Bachmann's bundle?
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  2. Heart Ablation
    I have a question about heart ablation. Why is it that the tissue doesn't necrotize after the cells a destroyed during the procedure? Thanks, Joel
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Just starting at 21
    It can be hard at times but it's doable. It sounds like you're doing fine. Hang in there! :)
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    You aren't by chance in San Antonio? I've heard our corporate office building is haunted.
    May 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    I like this one. I was born there, I wonder if I got any "visitors" like some of the little ones in this thread.
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    These are so awesome. Love em!
    May 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. There no crying in....nursing school
    I feel your pain too OP. I'm coming on my final semester for my BSN. My wife is a 5th grade teacher, which means she brings a lot if work home and works late often, and we have twin 1 yr old girls. I...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. How much do new BSN nursing grads make?
    "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means"
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Losing respect for nursing students
    I'm a little older coming into this game. I will graduate with my BSN one week before my 39th birthday. I think that many of the "old school" values that my father's generation passed down (he grew...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How much do new BSN nursing grads make?
    How about San Antonio?
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. New Nursing Student .…
    I have looked at what each class ahead of me was doing and it has scared the ***** out of me. If you're program is like mine they will start you off with relatively small bites though you will be...
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. New Nursing Student .…
    Working will help. I work as an aid too, before nursing school I'd never worked in a health care setting. It helped me with a lot of exposure. Are you doing an ADN or BSN program? Try to find an...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. New Nursing Student .…
    Congrats on getting in! Nursing school is hard as all ****. If you have kids it's only more so. I have twin one year old girls and at times I feel like I am one deadline away from really breaking....
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What didnt you do in school?
    I'm in my 4th semester of 5 and I've never put in an NG or done trach suction. I haven't put in an IV since 1st, and I only did my 1st (and only) Foley on a real patient in 3rd. Im more concerned...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What type of stethoscope should I purchase for school?
    My school sold us kits for $40 that included one. I would get one in the$20 range and a penlight and scissors. I wouldn't get a super nice Littman because: a. It might get stolen, and b. you may...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Personal Experience after Many Years as a Nurse
    I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what it must feel like to lose a child. I don't know if you're a person of faith but I hope god grants you and your family peace. Your son was lucky to...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Has this ever happened to you?
    Good guy for taking the hit for you. :)
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Has this ever happened to you?
    I guess it was because I didn't know them and I hot boxed them. (they were still waiting for discharge instructions when I left). I will burn a whole through the couch watching tv with my wife and...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Has this ever happened to you?
    Oh know. In fact this happened less than 30 sec after the doc left! I couldn't leave fast enough.
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Has this ever happened to you?
    I'm in my 4th semester of my BSN program, working as an aide for a local hospital. Today I accidentally farted in front of a patient and his wife; a very nice older couple. They were awaiting...
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Work shoes! Please help
    I have been wearing running shoes, but I'm going to just get a good pair of issue combat boots. Once you break them in they're like butter.
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  22. Unsanitary practice?
    That's disgusting and wrong. I say report it and start looking for a new job.
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Student Nurse Nightmare-Help!
    What a *******!! I'm glad you were able to shed the dead weight. I am in my 4th semester in my BSN program and I would kill for that opportunity! As for males students/PCAs, I'm both and I bust my...
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Question about experience required
    I suggest looking for a job as an aide. Many hospitals will hire nursing students as aides after they have completed the fundamentals course in your 1st semester. If you can find an externship that...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Any advice for a peer interveiw?
    Thanks y'all! My first one went pretty well they seemed to like me a lot, though they said I wouldn't hear anything for a couple of weeks. My next one is on Monday and if they make an offer I'm...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help

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