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  1. Cyclic vomiters (drive me up the wall)
    It is caused by hypodilaudidemia...
    Sep 27, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. CEN exam
    Laura Gasparis DVD's!
    Jun 5, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Help.. Need advice, planning to take CEN on June
    I just passed the CEN test. I used the Laura Gasparis DVD's and a brief browse of Pearl's Review. Found the test pretty easy overall. Best of luck!
    May 2, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Insert the needle, and get a "full" flash. Slowly advance the needle about the length of the bevel. Then advance the catheter approximately the distance of the bevel. Then advance the entire unit...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. As I look ahead...
    Took the words right out of my mouth/keyboard!
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. applied to kaplan Rn to Msn Fnp program
    I start the RN-MSN program this month. I'll let you know how it goes. It is pricey, but so far the customer service has been stellar. I began processing with the local brick and mortar university,...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  7. Career Guidance
    Thanks msjchuck! Good points to consider!
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Career Guidance
    I am definitely leaning towards ER, as it seems like a custom fit for my background. I don't really want to work with sick/injured kids, but I guess it comes with the territory! Thanks!
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Career Guidance
    I am in need of a little guidance in my nursing career. I have been an RN for a few years, and have worked in a variety of settings (Med-Surg, Ortho, Rehab, Hospice). I was an LPN first, so I was...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Paleo/Primal Diet?
    I watched my father eat the diet as prescribed by the AHA, and he died at forty-five of a heart attack. I was on the same path. I was eating as the AHA recommends, and my labs were always horrible....
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Patient Education
  11. Hospice Nursing
    I really enjoyed LTC, but have recently switched to hopsice. So far I love it! I get to go to all the LTC facilities still, but get to leave when the fecal matter strikes the oscillating device!
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. morphine sulfate given even though has an "allergy" listed in chart
    I'm allergic to the 9th always makes me vomit...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Any new nurses escape the floor successfully ???
    Go Hospice!
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. New Grad Job Choice?
    I've been an LPN for a few years, and am not unaccustomed to leadership positions. Seems many of those positions are unwinnable from leadership standpoint. Hospice is the safer choice by...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. New Grad Job Choice?
    Which option is better for a new RN grad? Either working for Hospice visiting facilities or working as a supervisor in a busy rehab/snf?
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. New grad nursing home charge nurse.. help?!
    I have several years experience as an LPN, frequently thrown into the position of leadership. I just graduated with my ADN. I have been offered a RN supervisor job near my home. During the...
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Is LPN school just as hard as RN school?
    I graduated from LPN school in 10/08. Finished at the top of class, with zero difficulties or challenges. I have heard SO much rhetoric about how much "harder" the RN program is. I start the...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    Excellent job!
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    I am sure you did great. I found that just paying attention in class, following the assigned readings, and researching subjects on my own prepared me well for the nclex. It seemed that most of my...
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    Thank you all, now off to RN.:spin:
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    Well I guess wine makes you smart because I passed! Thank you for all your support and kind words. Now...more wine! :)
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    Shut off at 85 questions, and went by very quickly.
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. NCLEX-PN in the AM
    Scheduled tomorrow morning @ 0800hrs. I am taking the unorthodox approach of drinking wine and hanging out with my dogs instead of studying tonight. I'll see what happens tomorrow! :smokin:
    Dec 8, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Male nurse on The ultimate fighter
    If memory serves, I believe former TUF member and current UFC fighter Rory Singer was a nursing student at the University of Georgia at Athens. He is also a former teammate/roommate of the current...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  25. Abuse of Nurses
    Your facility is crazy! Before switching to nursing, I worked as a cop for a long time and I have arrested numerous people right out of a hospital bed. All I needed was a sworn statement from the...
    Aug 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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