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  1. Can paramedic or EMT administer an IM med like Haldol or Ativan to help unruly pt?
    She was drunk- Thanks for the tip. Im not sure how paramedics carry out orders- protocols or verbals?
    May 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Can paramedic or EMT administer an IM med like Haldol or Ativan to help unruly pt?
    So we're watching "Cops" and the episode showed a belligerent person being sat on the back of an ambulance or treatment of a cut on her face. She was kicking and screaming, so the police officer...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Anyone who has completed an RN-BSN....
    I have been a nurse for almost 4 years (ADN) and started an RN to BSN online a year ago. I agree with waiting the one year. My first year was extremely stressful, and I never could have handled...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Help nurses!!
    3.7 4years 60K
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    The companies I rent my books from for the iPad are CourseSmart and VitalSource. I also got one through the PSU online bookstore.
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. How do you handle the smells?
    Toothpaste sandwiched in between two masks. Not very discrete, though. I cant mouth breathe- I feel like I'm eating it.
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Give up patient care - how long did you last?
    I'm almost at 4 years, and had an interview last Friday for a nurse coordinator position. I'm a fit 28 year old, and my back is killing me.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    The campus requires one independent study as the last class. I believe you must find your own preceptor. My friend is an NP, so I plan on doing mine with her. Otherwise, the whole program is online....
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Attention Prison Nurses!!!
    Thank you for taking the time to respond :loveya: The posts were VERY helpful!!!
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. Which specialties have 3 pts/nurse or less?
    Transplant step-downs usually are a 3-1, not that there are a whole lot of those :D
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    OK, unfortunately you need 60 PSU credits to graduate "with distinction." Boo. :crying2: http://dus.psu.edu/handbook/distinction.html
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. Attention Prison Nurses!!!
    Sounds like nobody likes the prison nurse job! Thanks for the responses. One more question, and this may be a dumb one. Is there always a physician present in prisons? I'm guessing not. Also, would...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Attention Prison Nurses!!!
    Interesting. The assignment was to come up with a proposal that would outline a program that incorporated telemedicine in diabetic prisoners. I just don't see how this would work without giving...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. Attention Prison Nurses!!!
    Hi! I am writing a fake proposal for my nursing informatics class regarding managing diabetes in prison. Can anyone tell me how you manage prisoners' diabetes? Do they have to line up to get there BS...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. The CRAZIEST "Baseline" You've Ever Heard
    BP 70's/30's; it's okay, her baseline is 80's/40's, and she's sleeping.
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurse-Patient Ratios on East Coast
    Large Pennsylvania Level One: tele specialty floor 4-5 days and nights. Many are VERY sick or are fresh transplants.
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. African Americans as nurses.
    The poor guy probably feels intimidated!!!! I know I would feel a bit intimidated if I was going into a field where 90% of the workforce was African American males. Good for him if he has the...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    Good question! I will ask my advisor and post back in a few days.
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    Yes it is!!! When I looked into OU, it was just under $6,000. This was over a year ago. I think she might have denied credit for some previous courses. As for PSU: 33 credits are transferred...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    Great info- I'll give you my personal experience. I take only one class at PSU at a time, because I'm taking my gen eds concurrently at a community college. My tuition is $481 per credit. I never...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    I take classes part time, so I'm not sure how long it would take to complete at full time. There are 28 credits that you absolutely need, so it depends how many credits you take. I think after I...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    1.) I take classes part time 2.) I work full time, but I am on a weekend program. I am required to work two 12's, but usually work three a week. 3.) I have a 4.0. I put in about 5 hours per...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    One colleague told me she quit UO because she was turning in poorly written papers and was receiving "A" letter grades on them. She enrolled in another program. I don't know if this was her true...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    Sure! I can't PM either I guess!!! I didn't know about the minimum post requirement :)
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. Penn State World Campus online RN-BSN program
    I absolutely love the RN-BSN at PSU World Campus. I can't say enough good things about it. The user interface of their online program is nice, the advisors are great, and the classes are interesting....
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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