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  1. VA CBOC position open - questions
    There is a position open at a VA CBOC near me. CBOC = community based outpatient clinic. The position requirements are 2 years RN with medical surgical experience. I only have ICU experience. ...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. ICU Gtt Cheat Sheet Wanted!
    Don't know if this is what kind of thing you are looking for, but this is a doc I got when I started as a new grad. Hope it helps. ~Erica
    Jan 21, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Tucson/Sierra Vista hospitals - info please
    Hi all! Hoping to get some info about the different Carondolet hospitals and TMC. I can't apply to UMC as I only have 10 months experience as an RN and I spoke with recruiter and she said I need...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. Looking for a great ICU flow for RNs to organize their shift
    I am attaching the one that I use. There is a front and back side to this and I am able to fit my 2 sheets of paper for my 2 pts easily in my pocket. I cannot take all the credit for this, I...
    Jul 7, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Is it best to get BSN as opposed to ADN for second degree?
    this is a decision that i struggled with too. i have a ba and ma in another field. what ultimately made my decision was when i applied to an adn and bsn program in my community the adn started in...
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. NCSBN-best way to check placement for gastric tube
    Did anyone ever respond to you for the answer on this question? I got a meds pub question and it also told me to aspirate and check pH, not the chest xray? Are they assuming placement has been...
    Jan 3, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. transitioning for EMS
    i whole heartedly agree with the previous poster! how i wish i could have remained anonymous during my 2 year nursing program. unfortunately, the week before nursing school began, i was the medic...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. What type of nurse does everyone want to eventually end up being?
    David, What is stopping you from applying to FMC if you want to move back to Flag? I work at FMC now as an extern and graduate in Dec. and am beginning their new grad program for January. ...
    Nov 9, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. Anyone paying for school with the GI BILL or College Fund?
    Hello, I am using the GI Bill to help me pay for school. My advisor said that I was eligible for financial aid loans as well, but I have gotten scholarships throughout school and have used...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Pharmacology study guide suggestions
    At my school we have to take ProCalc exams to prove we are competent. This is our equivalency info....
    Oct 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How quickly we forget
    BUMP! Awesome post, I graduate in December and really needed to read this as I too am feeling ashamed as I saw some "newbies" the other day and thought, thank goodness I am done with that. ...
    Oct 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Personality Type and Nursing
    your type is [color=#d000a0]intj[color=#d000a0]introverted[color=#d000a0]intuitive[color=#d000a0]thinking[color=#d000a0]judgingstrength of the preferences %...
    Oct 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. MAYO New Grad Program
    I attended the open house and was very impressed with their dedication to the new grad. Can you tell me anything about their interview process? Is it one on one or a panel interview? Also, do they...
    Sep 23, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  14. Arizona Nursing
    I live up in Flagstaff, so I cannot help with a question about down in the valley. I would suggest that you post this in the region tab, US, then pick AZ. There are a lot of informative people who...
    Sep 23, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. best places to work as a new grad in phoenix metro area
    I am interested in any feedback on hospitals in the Phoenix area also. I graduate in December with an ADN. Are there hospitals that are more geared toward BSNs over ADNs? I am looking to start on...
    Jul 25, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. Flagstaff Nurses; feedback please
    Depending on where you are coming from, I suppose "high cost of living" is a subjective term. For the economy locally here in Flag, it is difficult for the "average worker bee" to make ends meet. ...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. ATI, PDA, and stethoscope.
    1. I don't know about the ATI, but I do love my NCLEX review books with cd's. I graduate in December =) and I don't know what to do when I don't have a book around to review questions. Plus they...
    Jun 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. 3rd semester- Feeling overwhelmed at clinical
    By all means, don't feel alone in this! I too thought many of my peers were so confident as that is what they give off in clinicals, then a student asked me a question that I thought to myself - she...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Foley Catheter
    Ok, question for you then... hopefully this isn't something I should have done, but the RN I was with didn't say anything about it. About 3 weeks ago at clinicals, we received a patient from...
    Feb 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Overwhelmed By Cardiac...
    I really enjoyed the easy reading of Cardiovascular Care made Easy and Hemodynamic Monitoring made easy series of books that are the visual books. It really did what I needed as a CV for dummies (ie...
    Feb 24, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Question regarding parenteral fluids
    Thank you Daytonite and carolinapooh!! Someone PM'd me an article out of Nursing made Incredibly Easy called "Third Spacing, where has all the fluid gone" and that has helped tremendously now that I...
    Feb 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Question regarding parenteral fluids
    I was thinking fluid volume excess too. My thought was that you are giving parenteral fluids because their gut can't handle regular food or enteral fluids, so would they be able to absorb, or...
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Question regarding parenteral fluids
    OK, I have a question about parenteral fluids. I asked this on the other forum and was told not to ask homework questions that are broad. This is not a homework question it is a learning objective...
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Question regarding parenteral fluids
    Actually, this is a learning objective (which all our test questions come from) and I have searched high and low through my textbook for the answer regarding how it effects distribution and cannot...
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Question regarding parenteral fluids
    OK any help here would be greatly appreciated! Relate the effects of parenteral fluids upon fluid distribution and subsequent nursing considerations. Thanks in advance! ~Erica:specs:
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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