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  1. Nurses are getting younger...
    Well, thank god for that...because of all the baby nurses now, you will have some experienced ones taking care of you when you get in that bed!!! :cheeky:
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. Code words
    ^....exactly what I was thinking. :facepalm:
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. CVICU Interview for ED nurse
    Yeah, that was the original plan but I got granted an interview so I'm going to go and see what happens. It's actually my third, the first was a transfer for a different specialty and the second was...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. CVICU Interview for ED nurse
    Hey everyone, I wanted to throw this out there and see if anyone can give me some tips and/or advice. I started my nursing career in a MSICU at a small hospital and worked there for 10 months...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Need some advice...
    I'm hoping that they don't make me do a full on internship since I do have 10 months of ICU experience already... but I will definitely soak up all of the experience I can there for sure. The problem...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Need some advice...
    Well it turns out that was the best thing I could do was call! She said I definitely should go to ICU because they very rarely accept ER experience. Thanks for your input everyone!
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Need some advice...
    That's a great idea!! I actually got a call today from my HR rep and scheduled an interview with ICU in May...I'm so torn though I've heard horrible things about working at this particular ICU...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Advice-posting here too for CRNA's to chime in
    So I started out in an ICU at a smaller hospital. Finished my GN internship and worked there for about 10 months. I had an opportunity to transfer to the ER and took it because I had so much fun in...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  9. Need some advice...
    So I started out in an ICU at a smaller hospital. Finished my GN internship and worked there for about 10 months. I had an opportunity to transfer to the ER and took it because I had so much fun in...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. Flaming rant
    it happens to everyone. there will be days where you need an empty bed as well and you're rushing your patients out the door to another nurse :) comes with the territory! have a drink and a bubble...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. ugh what to wear
    Is it at the same hospital? Would they have the ability to know if you worked or not? you could make them think you look that fresh 24/7 even after a long night of working :) wear the scrubs who...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. IV in an artery
    the tiniest bit of pressure against a non-pressurized system is going to make fluid move the other way..hence the reason when you give IV push meds you don't have to push very hard...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. IV in an artery
    Did you stop it? If abx go into an artery they are going to go into the hand muscles and most likely do some damage. You would have to have a pressure bag with a lot of pressure in order to prevent...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New nurse in Labor and Delivery
    New grad here graduated in May working in ICU. My best advice is just try your best not to be nervous and remind yourself that everyone starts somewhere! I would never be nervous going to work and...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. hospital habits
    everything will be new. Even if you've seen it before, even common sense things you'll mess up b/c you're uncomfortable. It's just the nature of the beast. That's how you learn though! There's no...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Job Predicament- Need Advice!
    I think you would have an easier time telling the other employer that you will definitely look for a position in the future but you are happy where you are rather than burn a bridge...that way you...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nclex RN boards on Tues June 28th!!! Ahhhhhhh!
    Took the test today too. shut off at 75 and I didn't know ANY of the answers...yet i walked out with a huge smile on my face b/c I know if I had questions that were that hard and about things I had...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. New Grad RN- Nervous about Neuro ICU Preceptorship
    Good luck!! I agree that it's good that you're nervous and eager to learn, your coworkers will pick up on that and be more apt to help you. I just got my first job too and take NCLEX-RN next...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. frustrated
    or maybe she studies her butt off at home and feels that the lectures do nothing to help her... you guys jump to conclusions about people's moral fiber way too quickly. If it were up to me, I would...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. frustrated
    I think you all are confusing attending lectures with patient care. They are two different things.
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. SATA???
    Go through each answer choice and do it as if it is a true or false question. Find out exactly what the question wants to know in clear terms and just match it up to each one and simply answer- yes...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. frustrated
    Mind your own business. Lectures usually ARE a waste of time (at least at my school) where they repeat the book word for word or just read a stupid power point slide to me that is available for me to...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Anyone watch Nurse Jackie?
    No I haven't but I know what you're talking about!!! When I graduate in May maybe I'll just have to buy the set and sit back by the pool :D
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. help with reviewing for nclex-rn
    I love Hurst review too it's really great.
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Thank you, nurses
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll bet they would really appreciate a note given to their boss or the hospital though for sure :)
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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