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  1. Drexel University FNP Fall 2014
    Just wanted to introduce myself, I was accepted into the Fall 2014 Adult-gero ACNP program. Very excited to finally get started on my master's!
    Aug 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. APRN online programs
    I am looking to go back to school and become a nurse practitioner but I need to do an online program. According to the Maryland BON's website very few online programs are approved. Certain online...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  3. Awkward or just bad form?
    Thanks everyone for the replies. Always helpful to get different POVs. I'm sure administration has thought of everything.
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Awkward or just bad form?
    So I want to get out of bedside nursing bad. But I also like the steady paycheck. I work in an understaffed ICU. We use travelers but they leave as soon as their contract ends. I keep getting phone...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Drexel Adult Acute Care NP program Fall 2013 applicants??
    Did anyone apply to this program and if so how long did it take for them to hear back? I got everything in by the last minute but I am worried that with rolling admissions there will be no space for...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. New graduate moving to Baltimore metro, looking for employment search advice
    University of Md Medical Center in Baltimore has a lot of nursing positions open. I know they have a med-surg/tele position open that is a great first job for new grad RNs (I know because that was my...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  7. New nurse on a Stroke Unit
    If you have worked ER/Trauma and been an EMT then you should be fine on a neuro floor (just my 2 cents). I also worked as a tech in an ER as an EMT-loved that adrenalin rush, and I really enjoy the...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  8. Interview in med/neuro ICU
    One of the first questions that comes to my mind is what makes you qualified for this position. And I don't want you to take that in a negative way-its just to prepare you for the big difference from...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  9. Suburban Hospital
    Trying to get some info on what its like to work there. Good, bad, same old story? Also salary if possible. Looking to see if the grass is really greener on the other side. :lol2: Any help is...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  10. What is share time?
    Share time is when you go to visit a unit and follow a nurse around and see what its really like to work there. Try to notice the non-verbal communication-does the nurse look annoyed that she has to...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  11. Need a place to live in the baltimore area!!
    I would try Craig's List as there are many neighborhoods nearby the University such as Federal Hill, Fell's Point and Canton that have rowhouses for rent with multiple bedrooms. You can find a room...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  12. Nurse Intern on a Neuro floor, what to expect?
    If you can buy Joanne Hickey's Guide to Neuroscience and Neurosurgical Nursing, you can buy an older version on Amazon for less. It has everything you ever wanted to know about neuro and will give...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  13. charge pay
    No extra pay, Almost always have an assignment (we try to give them the least number of patients/less acute, but that leaves them open to taking the first admission so some would rather have a...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. upset pt
    You'd be surprised how many patients are fine all day, no pain, no nausea, never need anything every time you check on them and then the family comes and they become a hysterical crying mess....
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Maryland Hospital Starting Salaries
    UMD no longer offers the dependent tuition benefit I believe. Howard County (part of the Hopkins system) does offer some type of tuition benefit to dependents but I don't know how much.
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  16. Ketamine for adults while intubated?
    We recently had a patient that had a reaction to ketamine after surgery. She was transferred to us for care. I thought it was odd too since I never hear of it being used but I guess some hospitals...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Heparin gtt - anti-xa vs. PTT
    We use PTT on all our Heparin gtt patients. Do you use a nomogram-something that tells you how to run the gtt depending on how high or low the PTT is? Our facility says PTT; we don't even check the...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Alaris pumps cutting off?
    We have this problem too. We were told to fill out an incident report every time it occurs so that it gets the attention of upper management. Do you guys clean the equipment yourselves with any...
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. My manager went off on me!
    Thanks for all the responses. I went back to work today and my manager seemed to be laying low today-hung out mostly in her office. Just to answer a few questions...the feedback I got from the first...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. My manager went off on me!
    This is a long vent but hear me out... So we are doing mock surveys to prepare for Joint Commission. We were warned ahead of time like 8:30 am) that they would be doing tracers and start reviewing...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. CNRN exam
    Anybody take the CNRN exam recently and have any study tips they want to share? I have signed up for a review course but 4 days does not seem to be enough. I want to start reviewing now but don't...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  22. Johns Hopkins asked me for more info - Pease tell me if my response is appropriate!
    You might want to be specific about what things interested you during those clinicals instead of "I saw a lot of different things." Some med-surg units serve different specialties so it can give her...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  23. Any holistic health Nurses involved with yoga
    I am looking to do something like that--yoga with neurosurgery and neurology patients but have not found much information.
    Aug 15, '10
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  24. Giving report in a language other than English
    The hospital I work at states that English should be used. However some of the foreign-born nurses (Filipinos) tend to give report and talk in their native language. Not a big deal until you start...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Am I approaching this in the wrong way?
    Its called relational aggression, all the gossip, cliques, etc doesn't end in high school. It's found its way into nursing. Cheryl Dellasega offers a workshop on RA and nursing, google her website if...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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