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  1. Torn - CRNA or not?
    Have you shadowed a CRNA yet? The whole program can be financed through loans, but your loan payments will be quite substantial when you're done.
    Jul 6
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. Causes of sudden diaphoresis
    Did it happen during the IV placement? I have had patients vagal during placement without any type of phobia. One of them actually passed out just from the needle puncturing the vessel.
    Jun 10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Military Police to Nursing...
    I attend Villanova University, but I saved my GI Bill for my Masters.
    Jun 7
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  4. Military Police to Nursing...
    If you know what school you want to go to, you should be able to apply online now. This will get you in the system and they will determine your eligibility. Then the VA liaison at your school will...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. Military CRNA vs civilian CRNA
    Also keep in mind if you do not make it through the military CRNA program, for whatever reason, you will still be obligated to serve in the military as an RN.
    May 30
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Best CRNA progmas near central jersey
    Why not apply to all three?
    May 22
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Prospects of getting a Critical Care (ICU) nursing job in the Airforce
    If military CRNA is your end game, you might be better off with a direct accession with the Army or the USAF.
    Apr 15
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. CRNA school?
    This may answer some of your questions. http://www.aana.com/ceandeducation/becomeacrna/Pages/default.aspx
    Apr 5
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes you will. You would qualify for this, but I don't think these programs pay as much as the 9/11 GI Bill. http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_sr.asp
    Apr 2
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes the 9/11 GI will pay. You have to be deployed to get the 9/11 GI Bill and the amount of time spent on deployment determines how much they will pay. There are other education programs offered if...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Shoes for starting rotations
    I use new balance.
    Apr 2
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  12. I got in! Now what?
    Take a vacation or just relax before school starts. There is no need to waste your time reading material ahead of time because there will plenty for you to do when you start.
    Mar 6
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  13. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    Should say "meds" not mess.
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    http://livertox.nih.gov/Corticosteroids.htm This link has a chart under the background section that lists the glucocorticoid activity of decadron and prednisone. You will notice how powerful...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Why Lactated Ringers?
    There also other electrolytes in LR and you run the risk of hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis with NS.
    Feb 25
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Shadowed a CRNA? How did it go?
    Each program is different as far as the GRE. Have you tried looking at the hospital where you are doing your clinical?
    Feb 20
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  17. Getting "points back" on a test
    You might suggest statistical analysis to your teacher. I'm in grad school now and that is how they determine if extra points will be awarded or if certain questions will be thrown out. However, that...
    Feb 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    Look up the the half life of each med and the glucocorticoid activity of each and that will give the answer.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. HPSP for NP
    How long did it take you to reach Captain?
    Feb 13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Getting ready for my 1st drill
    "I want to hear it snap!" will not earn you any respect and you will be worse off doing that kind of crap. Comments like that show lack of leadership and maturity a
    Feb 1
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Getting ready for my 1st drill
    That makes you not a good officer. OP you want to be a good officer, take care of your juniors and listen to your senior enlisted. Respect is earned and not given.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Trauma Surgical ICU
    That's what I had before I started.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  23. Air Force
    I think they are pretty similar. The Army HPSP pays tuition, books, and a stipend of $2100/month in return for 3 years active duty when you're done. The navy also offers HPSP as well. Just keep in...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. Air Force
    I signed up for the Army HPSP and it took a little over 5 months from the time I started the application to commissioning. I graduate in November and I will owe them 3 years active duty when I'm done.
    Jan 23
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  25. Apply now or later?
    I would say apply now, but still get your CCRN. Also make sure they will even look at your application if you don't have the minimum ICU experience when you apply because some programs will not look...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry


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