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  1. Preceptor said..."You could have lost your license!"
    The biggest thing here is when did her symptoms start? ( as others have said) If she is out of the window to be called a "code stroke", her vitals were stable, she was awake and alert, etc., then...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Nurses, how are you going to vote?  2012 US Presidential Election
    Yes- there is a good reason to vote for someone. 😒
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Shands Jacksonville - ED Nursing
    I've now been an ED nurse for 6.5 yrs. and currently live in NC. However, my first job as a new grad was in the ED at Shands @ UF (Level 1 Trauma Center) in Gainesville. I spent my first 3.5 yrs...
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. Duke ACNP spring 2013
    Hi, I will be starting the FNP program at Duke in Jan. I know your post is two months old, so you probably found out by now, but new student orientation is Jan 7th and classes start January 9th.
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Computer During Nursing School!
    ^ and you can get a good one for between $500 and 700.
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Computer During Nursing School!
    I highly recommend a Toshiba Satellite. I now have a Mac for Grad school, which is three years old and giving me problems...time for a new one, I think. My last laptop was a Toshiba and I had it...
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Msn fnp interview at duke university
    I got accepted from the wait list today too! Yay!!!
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. UTI?
    Urinalysis.
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. finding my post
    Click "Profile" then "Show All Your Posts"
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  10. NP Changes that need to happen...
    I 100% agree with Myelin! All of these online schools like Georgetown, Frontier, University of Phoenix, etc that call and haunt you to go there are completely in it for money. And they all make you...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Any Frontier Students in NC?
    I was wondering if anyone lives in NC and takes classes at Frontier? I was unable to apply to Georgetown because they are not approved to operate in NC. I am wondering if this is an issue with FNU as...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Do you HAVE to study for NCLEX?
    I graduated with my ASN in Dec 2006. My boyfriend at the time graduated with me. We took the NCLEX together on Feb 1st (2007). He studied all day, every day from graduation until the test. I never...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Midwifery and Music Therapy
    Hello, I'll be starting my midwifery program soon. I don't really have any answers for you, but I think that's a really great idea! And you could use that as a research topic of yours in your MSN...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  14. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    Congrats! Unfortunately, Georgetown's online programs are not approved in NC (where I live) so I can't apply there. I have a friend in FL who is doing the FNP program through Georgetown though and...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    But, they cap their classes at 14 and I do not have L&D experience, so I'm nervous 😁
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    I live in NC and applied to East Carolina University. The lectures are online. Lab will be on campus. Clinical all over the state. I am supposed to hear something next week.
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  17. Demand for Certifed Nurse Midwives
    The website: midwife.org is a good place to start looking for jobs. There are postings on that site. I currently live in NC and Midwives are used a lot here in hospitals, outpatient clinics and...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. White Board Credentials
    Where I currently work and have worked, we just write our first name after where it says "Nurse: " We don't write our resume on the white boards.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Ugh, those "I'm so stupid" moments
    In some cases, let docs yell and act stupid. You did the right thing by not leaving her in trendelenberg if she felt worse. With a pressure that high, he should have just been able to lay her flat...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Resume Critique requested
    Good format. Correct spelling. Both a plus. Personally, I'd leave out where you did your clinical rotations on a resume. It's not necessary and takes up a lot of space. That's something you may...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  21. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    I recently applied to a CNM program as well and should know something by the end of October. The school I applied to caps their class at 14 students though, so I'm nervous!
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  22. Fevers in adults
    Although they may be uncomfortable, a fever is NOT a bad thing. Most bacteria and viruses that cause infections in people thrive best at 98.6F. Raising the temperature a few degrees is a good thing....
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Decisions, decisions...
    As far as the labs, I'm not sure exactly how it works. I was just told by one of the instructors that you have to come to campus a few days each semester. But, I'm not sure if it is a few days in a...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. Tourniquet with heel sticks?
    Ok, so I also just read that if used, a tourniquet should not be left on for more than one full minute. Also, it may cause hemolysis so it is not preferred.
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. Tourniquet with heel sticks?
    The way that I had always been taught to do it is put a heel warmer or some type of warm compress on the heel for a few minutes to bring blood to the capillaries. Then, do your heel stick. You...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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