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  1. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    Also, informed consent and full disclosure goes out the window! We are not fully informed. That is why medicine is science. It is a "practice". We need to stand up for what our conscience and...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. Mandatory Flu Vaccines- How do you feel?
    I have been a nurse since 1998. I became a CRNA in 2006. Recently, I have lost a job due to refusal of the flu vaccine. My mother was vaccinated in December 2010. She became terribly exhausted. This...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  3. Very Unhappy With My Career
    I feel exactly the same. I have been a CRNA since 2006. I am miserable at my current job. My prior job was great. I had tons of autonomy. I left the job that I loved to move back home, closer to my...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  4. Nurses with ADD/ADHD?
    I am a nurse anesthetist with ADD. Many may wonder how I got so far. I only have two words: discipline and determination. I was diagnosed last week. As a child, I would never sit still and always...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. anesthesia clipboard
    Hey! I thought I had come across something of the sort, but I don't know where or how to get it. I just did a search on the net with no luck. Let me know if you find anything....... Les
    Jun 2, '06
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  6. Sigma Theta Tau
    I received my BSN from the University of Delaware. I am now @ SRNA @ Drexel University. I'll be finished in May. I am in the Sigma Theta Tau Group. I had asked my advisor the same question that you...
    Dec 1, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. Clinical Doctorate in Anesthsia
    I'm going to bluntly honest..........Show me the money and I'll be back in school! I honestly doubt that we will see any salary increase. And for all of those who strive for more letters after your...
    Dec 1, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  8. Cutting Balloon cuffs
    Think about it. What is the average time period between ripping the cuff and extubation?...Seconds. Will all of the air diffuse out of that small lumen between the cuff itself and the syringe...
    Dec 1, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. PDA and Hippocrates
    Thank you for all of your responses. I really appreciate it. You all have made my life a little easier. Leslie.
    Oct 1, '03
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  10. PDA and Hippocrates
    Thanks. But who the hell is Epocrates? No wonder I surfed the internet for an hour with no luck. I really appreciate the response. Do you recommend any other programs. How much memory will I need for...
    Sep 30, '03
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  11. PDA and Hippocrates
    I will begin the CRNA program in January. Right now I am taking Advanced Pharmacology. My instructor recommended the Hippocrates download. Some interns and residents at work said that I could...
    Sep 29, '03
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  12. Starting Hahnemann in 2004
    I have been taking classes at Drexel. I have been working. Starting in January, I will not work because of the commitment to the anesthesia program. I have also signed on with Progressive agency...
    Aug 25, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. Starting Hahnemann in 2004
    athomas, Let me know how everything goes. I have been calling the financial aid department frequently. They are not much help. They have my FAFSA info. They said that I should wait until...
    Aug 25, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. Epidural Side Effects?
    Do you have any thyroid problems? Does it run in your family? Are you diabetic? Go to your physician and have some bloodwork done. Please, try not to worry. Nip it in the bud! Leslie.
    Jul 25, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. All SRNA's:  Have you bitten your tongues in half?
    I can only imagine what my clinical experience will involve. I will begin clinical in January, but I am taking online classes to get them out of the way. Advanced Physiology is interesting, but I...
    Jun 19, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. Research HELP!!!!!
    I would limit your focus to anesthesia. Even specify the type of anesthesia, such as general anesthesia. Focusing on one specific area will make it easier for you. Your research will be clean and...
    Jun 19, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. Research HELP!!!!!
    Keep it simple. Some people try to go with complicated topics to make their project appear more appealing. The simpler it is, the easier it is for you. Concentrate on limiting extraneous variables....
    Jun 19, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  18. Related to shivering question
    Thanks for you time in replying. Leslie.
    Apr 11, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  19. Roll Call!!
    I'm here. I just finished the final touches on my health promotion project. Gotta go. I have work from 7a-7p on Sat. and Sun. This online stuff can be difficult to get away from. Leslie.
    Apr 11, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  20. Related to shivering question
    During labor, I experienced the same thing. I was shaking/shivering uncontrollably, but I was not cold. This was during labor, but before the epidural. What is the pathophysiology behind this? Does...
    Apr 11, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  21. Starting Hahnemann in 2004
    I live in a row home in the Drexel Hill area. I went this route purposely, planning for my nursing anesthesia program. Drexel Hill has the best public middle school in the country. The elementaty...
    Apr 10, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  22. Starting Hahnemann in 2004
    All of my credits from the University of Delaware were transferred to Drexel without a problem. Go for the unit position. I started out at a nursing home for a few months and then jumped into...
    Apr 10, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  23. HELP! Re: Loans
    Thank you. Your response is greatly appreciated. Leslie.
    Apr 10, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. Starting Hahnemann in 2004
    As long as you got over a 450 in the verbal, don't sweat it. I heard that the programs do not really look at the other scores. As far as your grades. My story is exactly like yours! I had an overall...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  25. HELP! Re: Loans
    I applied for my FAFSA. What further steps must I take to obtain money for the cost of living, etc? I will be losing about $2,300/month. My husband only makes $450/week. I wanted to avoid working at...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)


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