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  1. Shiprock Hospital and basic living in New Mexico questions
    Thank you for your help :)
    May 22, '12
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  2. Shiprock Hospital and basic living in New Mexico questions
    Do you happen to know the best apartment complexes in Farmingtonn or Kirtland to live in? I have been trying to find one on the internet but have been unsuccessful so far. Any help would be...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  3. Grand Canyon University
    Has anyone gone through this program recently? I finished my last class in April, graduated in May, and have yet to recieve my diploma. I keep calling the school, but all I keep getting as a response...
    Jun 24, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  4. RN-BSN Grand Canyon Graduates
    Has anyone gone through this program recently? I finished my last class in April, graduated in May, and have yet to recieve my diploma. I keep calling the school, but all I keep getting as a response...
    Jun 23, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    I smell a troll
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. did i do the right thing?
    you did the right thing. you can not endager the pt you are with to help another pt, especially if there are other nurses helping the other pt. I have een in this position before and have always...
    Jun 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What's the reason for a RN to be snippy to a new post op pt. ?
    Never never never..take a deep breath and count to 100 or put on your poker face
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. ASU's RN-BSN Program...
    It was pretty easy, and the homework/chapter problems do resemble the mid term and final exams. Just time consuming is all.
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. block 1 and microbiology
    do not take any co req's with any block if nursing. Save it for the summer if you can.
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  10. Working out these IV Pumps...
    I try to use all the features on the pumps, especially the VTBI and the Time Remaining features. I program the pumps so that it alarms when I have one hour of fluids left..that way my short half life...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How far can a patient go?
    Nurses are human and should not have to take crap like this...but as long as management veiw nursing as a customer service industry and not a care industry (and nurses do not stand up for each other...
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Fine line of abuse
    I do not tolerate abuse, not physical not verbal. I do not care what state of mind a patient is in, it is just not called for. People are not allowed to go to a fast food place and verbally and...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Help! How many visitors in the patient room?!!
    Unfortunatly, we allow as many as can squeeze in and yes we must scurry to find chairs for all of them. I wish hospitals would have set visiting times and set limits on the number of people allowed...
    Mar 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Knowledgeable vs. Caring Nurse
    having had both, I prefer knowledgable. nothing like being in serious trouble and having a "caring nurse" trying to give you comfort instead of running for a doctor to stop the internal hemorraging....
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Dc'ing nitro drip
    Please just toss the tubing. Do not put the pt at risk over saving the hospital money. Whatever you do, do not flush that nitro into the pt quikly, because you can bottem him out, resulting in a bad...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Public Service Announcement
    I thank the nurses who work ED so I do not have to. However, the drama does continue when these pt hit the floor. For example: - the ED nurse said you would get me and my family a full tray even...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. If you breastpumped at work, were your coworkers supportive?
    I scratch your back, you scratch mine. As long as she is using the break times to pump. I think it is okay. The moment I found out that she is not using the extra time(outside of regular break times)...
    Feb 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Things you would love to tell your management and get away with
    -When was the last time you had actual contact with a real patient? real life nursing is alot different than the fancy"book learning nursing" you have done for soo many years. -if I have to spend...
    Feb 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. bedside reporting
    It occurs where I work, however I am not a fan of it. I give my regular report at the nurses station and then I go into the room with the off going/on coming nurse. I do not give or recieve any...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Go away!! If you can not take the heat, get out of the kitchen!!!
    Feb 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    i wish people who are sensitive to things said on venting threads would stay away from them. their insecurities and "issues" ruin what would otherwise be a very good time!!!:yeah:
    Feb 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    "No, I will not hold your penis for you to urinate. Neither one of your hands are broken, nor have you had a stroke."[/quote] This is the most common thing for men to want. They ask even when...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Why coffee with every meal?
    Never question the beautiful, beautiful brown brew that keeps some of us alive.:bowingpur
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Block IV advice...
    I went to gateway and used saunders nclex review book all four blocks. It helped me to ace my exams.
    Jan 22, '09
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  25. Anyone wanne to help me! I need an answer!
    GCU is fully acredited, I know many people who have done the RN-BSN and also who have done their NP and are now working as NP's. GCU also hasa regular in person program for getting a 4 year RN or...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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