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  1. Clinical question
    At my current employer, I am required to make the assignments eary. One instructor prefers the afternoon before clinicals happen the following afternoon. My clinicals start at 1330 and I have their...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. miscarriage-what instructions/support do your pts get?
    Whoops, I meant 3,000/month. We tell these patients to establish care with a Ob/Gyn until we are blue in the face, and they just dont. As far as I know, if you call, you can get in for an...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. miscarriage-what instructions/support do your pts get?
    I work in a 28 bed ED with an average of 3,000 patients/year. We see many patients with vaginal bleeding and we either confirm a miscarriage, or threatened abortion. The DC instructions these...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Kaplan
    My coworker interviewed for one of the local NCLEX positions. She was told the class is about 5 days long. And you could not have classes for weeks, then all of a sudden have a class. So if you can...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Maternal loss-what does your ED do?
    What does your ED do for maternal loss? We see many women who are miscarrying and all we have is discharge instructions and send them on their way, no referral for anyone they can talk to, etc. I am...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. CEN review course but not taking the exam?
    I have taken TNCC. It is not in my facility, it is about a 3 hour drive away. So I would also be forking out money for one night in a hotel.
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Starting in the ER soon
    1:5? Ouch. If fully staffed, we are 1:4 and I usually run my ass off all 12 hours. I came from an ED that only saw about 400 pts/month to my new job where we see 3500/month. I have only been there...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. CEN review course but not taking the exam?
    My hospital claims to be offering to pay for a CEN review course by Jeff Solheim, who I have read good things about. I would have to pay for the course, the hospital would reimburse me, the money I...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Anyone in the ED used EPIC.  Go live soon in ED.
    We go live in November, I am very interested to read the replies!
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Students behavior at clinical sites
    How did you hear about the behavior? Did you hear during the day or after it was over? I have students on Med/Surg with me, then also in ER, surgery, home health, hospice, etc. So I also have some...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Thoughts on post-conferences
    WOW, you only see each student two times/day in clinic? What level are they? Do they pass meds without you? I see each of mine probably twice/hour. This. Mine are about 30-45 minutes and the above...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Online teaching with BSN
    Every online position I have seen requires MSN, but more often, PHD. Sorry!
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Please Help! Great Nursing student needs you!
    What are your current study methods?
    Jun 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. What do you/your school do about no-call/no-shows in clinical?
    Failed clinic. There is no excuse for not calling. Call the clinical site and leave a message for the instructor to call the student, call another student and get the instructor's number, call the...
    May 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. What to expect as a RN Nurse Supervisor role with no nursing exp.?
    Ditto to not taking it. I really do understand if you need money and a job, but there is NO WAY I would take that job as a new grad.
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Just part-time?
    IMO, online job options for MSN only are non-existent. I finished my MSN last May and have been looking for online prospects since and have found next-to-nothing. Almost all of them require a PhD,...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Grading student written papers
    Ditto using rubrics and handing out an APA example. I hand out an example f an APA reference page, yet still get students who cant get the reference page right. I am also clear about references and...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Contents in Crash Cart
    We usually have at least 4-5 Ca Chlorides and bicarbs. Yes, our infusion is in the crash cart. Night shift is required to do crash cart checks, there is a list that says :Drawer 1, Drawer 2, ets...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Shocked at Ph.D. pay scale!
    Granted I teach for a community college, but nursing instructors make the exact same as a biology, literature, psychology, etc instructor. At my community college, full time MSN instructors start...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. OMG! Why??!!
    Come back and tell us in a week if they sleep all night. Becuase they dont where I work.
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you do a review for midterm?
    This is my first semester teaching in the classroom and have a midterm in just under 2 weeks. Wondering if you guys do a little review? I am not the one who wrote the midterm or units tests, but from...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. Calling all (good) clinical nurse instructors-help needed!!
    Well the first problem is 9-11 students. I would not work for a college that allowed that many in a clinic group, but that is just me. I usually have 5-7. Some things I do: Rotate students out to...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  23. How does a LP cause herniation with increased ICP?
    I had read it was very rare, but a contraindication none-the-less. Thanks for the answer, it makes sense :)
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How does a LP cause herniation with increased ICP?
    I have googled and gotten nowhere. I see an increased ICP is a contraindication for a LP d/t risk of herniation. But how would the LP cause herniation? Thanks!
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Help with nursing students' pharmacological knowledge
    Ditto to asking them why the pt is on the med, action, usual dose, nursing implications. Depending on the level of the student, some of them like games. My first year students love when I use...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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