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  1. Starting a PICC business
    I'll answer you by email. :)
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. Worried...did not clamp main IV line.
    When in doubt about anything "mechanical" possibly harming your patient...look to your patient for the answer. I worked with a nurse anesthetist who caused a patient permanent brain damage because...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Old, Old Fashioned Nursing Ideas
    Evidence that supports hiring new grads because it is cheaper or evidence that hiring experienced nurses would be better, or something all together different?
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Could the client sue me for this?
    I said I had posted prior to the op stating other members of team including the suprevisor were notified. My initial reply was to the first post. I will try and read through the thread better before...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What is your biggest nursing pet peeve??
    My biggest peeve is a manager who has never worked doing what they are managing. Another peeve is a nurse or anyone who does not know their limitations. Another peeve is anyone who is led by their...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Could the client sue me for this?
    #1) Anyone can sue you for anything; winning the suit is the problem. Still, you have to shell out to defend yourself. #2) You violated HIPPA and yes, she can sue you. Caveat: You should have...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Flushing IV sites?
    So they require you to flush in order to document potency q shift? Makes sense. :yeah:
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Flushing IV sites?
    A continuous infusion would only require a routine/prn dressing change, a routine/prn rotation site of the access if peripheral, and tubing change.
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Starting a PICC business
    I am trying to do something similar so I am very interested in your journey. I will be happy to share what I am doing as well. My brother (atty) is helping me and I will be glad to share that info....
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  10. Not knowing the answer...
    This is what I teach all my nurses over the years: "You do not have to know all the answers; but you better know where to find them". In any specialty area of nursing there is a credentialing...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  11. Looking for US Guided Perpherial IV insertion policies and Nurse competencies.
    http://www.ins1.org/images/Final_JIN_SuppCov_2011_sm.jpg The Infusion Nurse Society (ins1.org) sets the global standards for excellence in infusion nursing.
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  12. best pump for sc Gamunex infusions
    I was trained on a Freedom 60 pump. It is very simple and great for teaching the patient. It is also the most cost effective on the market. (I believe) ...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  13. Clinical Nurse Specialist degree in Vascular Access
    Check out ~ ins1.org :D
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  14. Setting up a PLLC or other Corp.
    I am an independent consultant. I work for a specialty pharmacy. They market and obtain the patients, then call me to service the patient. I work on a 1099 and pay all my expenses including...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  15. PICC Line Protocols
    http://www.ins1.org/images/Final_JIN_SuppCov_2011_sm.jpg The Infusion Nurse Society (ins1.org) sets the global standards for excellence in infusion nursing. If you use their information you cannot...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  16. Infusion Nurse Society
    http://www.ins1.org/images/Final_JIN_SuppCov_2011_sm.jpg The Infusion Nurse Society (INS) sets the global standards for excellence in infusion nursing. This is the "go to" place for any questions...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  17. Portacath protocols
    http://www.ins1.org/images/Final_JIN_SuppCov_2011_sm.jpg @ ins1.org The Infusion Nurse Society sets the global standards for excellence in infusion nursing. All infusion policy and procedures...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  18. RN Scope of Practice-Theraputic Phlebotomy via port
    I would not use a port for a therapeutic phlebotomy. I rarely draw blood from a port unless I am accessing it for the prescribed therapy and only if it is for a few tubes. The port is placed for a...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing


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