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  1. How long have you been at your current facility?
    3 years this month. I'm planning to leave at the end of the year either to a sister hospital or the hospital I'm starting at PRN.
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. "If you're not doing anything..."
    "Yeah, leave it there and I'll see if I can get to it after I finish up with these work emails."
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nursing - Still A Task-Oriented Profession
    Bedside nursing is hands on and will always be that way. I don't think task wise nurses are doing less than in the past (unless you count mixing meds and RT work). I do think nurses have less time to...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Help..having trouble with my Charge Nurse
    For people who cry NETY, this may be real bullying. Listen carefully. (Couldn't resist) OP, don't make things worse by going to HR or reporting this to the hireups. They don't work for you, they...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Documenting for someone else
    OP, any updates?
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Documenting for someone else
    She is passing the buck of illegal activity to you. The answer is "No, I cannot falsify documentation." Whether you agree or refuse this situation can be used against you in the future as a reason to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hospitals Providing More Time for Nurses to Spend with Patients
    I read the article in the WSJ. I wasn't impressed. There are no pictures or words that can properly express what an average nurse's day (especially a med surg nurse) is like. My hospital has scanning...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Med-surg, tele or rehab for 1st job?
    I think you should do your research about the floors before you make your decision. Find out which floors are new grad friendly. Find out about nurse to patient ratios. Find out which floors have a...
    Jul 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. What stimulates voiding...PDA edition 3
    I've heard about pulling pubic hair, but never tried it lol. Running water in the bathroom sink and letting water run on the hand works great. Also, load them up on H2O if not contraindicated.
    Jul 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Case Study #3
    Would the muscular rigidity make his BP go up, not down?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Case Study #3
    The suboxone is for opioid dependency and has narcan in it. Maybe the patient didn't take his suboxone? Seroquel is an antipsychotic which can have nasty side effects. Maybe he is having side effects...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Case Study #3
    CPAP and maybe intubation for the periods of apnea/low o2 sat.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Case Study #3
    The elevated temp and heart rate fit with etoh withdrawal, but not the hypotension...with leads me to think the elevated HR is from the hypotension, but maybe not... also his skin is dry...doesn't...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Been Working 2 Months, Just Got Called to Interview Somewhere I applied Months Ago
    I think stay where you are and where you're happy and don't risk it.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Case Study #3
    What's the temp from? Does he need some narcan?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. LTC 101: What To Expect
    Loved this and learned from this and I work acute care. Who knows where I'll end up.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    One of my 3 preceptors at my first job told me she doesn't like precepting. I think that's a problem. Sometimes preceptors are pushed into precepting, without proper training and without wanting to...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. 4 months experience, 2 babies, career options?
    I think you may need more experience actually experiencing the inefficiencies in order to implement lasting change :)
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  19. Dialysis to Med-Surg unit?
    Apply and see what happens. Meanwhile, stick it up.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Should I apply to multiple positions in same hospital?
    No, it would not. If you applied to OB and cath lab that would be a different scenario. Even if you applied to ICU and ED or ICU and PACU, I think it would still be ok. ICU experience is a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. clinical experience question
    List clinical experiences under education, which should be your first section. Then list any nursing related work experience, followed by general work experience, then certs and license information,...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  22. Why are hospital television documentaries okay?
    Katie Duke got fired. Now she's working in the ER at Roosevelt. ‘New York Med’ nurse fired for ‘insensitive’ Instagram shot | New York Post
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    Describe this carrier line...Do you mean an extra line with just NS running at 5cc/hr? How do you control if the med actually gets to the patient within a decent amount of time if you have a "carrier...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    If I give meds through the IV port, I will pinch back the tubing at the port site so it doesn't flow up, push in the med, and then flush with 10 ccs to push it into the vein.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    I'm interested to hear the input of nurses with more experience than I do. I am personally guilty of pushing meds faster than the recommended rates, but I will not run incompatible meds together or...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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