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  1. Fetal Monitor Risks
    How does it lead to increased risks?
    Sep 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Fetal Monitor Risks
    Someone posted an article online associating EFM with increased risk to the baby and that it is an outdated and unnecessary technique. Is this true? What do you all think?
    Sep 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Website to ID Pills
    Is there a website that you can go to and type in the imprinted code on a pill to see what it is? My husband is a police officer and stopped a woman who had pills in her car and after the fact asked...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. This Blows Every Other ED Visit Out of the Water
    What would the Benedryl in the thighs do?
    Aug 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Help! need tips on time management in medical surgical floor!
    This is a floor where you always feel like you are drowning and live for the slower days. We've had so many crazy nights the slow ones are like a treat to us. I don't know how to give time management...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. "Your ER sucks!" and other pleasantries...how you handle them?
    I like the MD from Google University.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Potassium Rates
    But was running the regular IV fluid with it at 84 wrong? This was a discussion I had with someone.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Potassium Rates
    I tried going through previous threads about this but none answered my specific question. I had a patient last night that required three 10meq's in 100ml to run in 60 minutes back to back. So since...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Why is Med-Surg so hated?
    It may not have the sex appeal as an ER or ICU but I see it as a great learning experience. It is a great place to cut your teeth and learn time management and develop your assessment skills. I also...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!
    BUT.....aren't there nurses that will just forever suck in the hospital? No one talks about this! Figuring out if you suck or are just freaking out..now that is a hard task!!!:sneaky:[/QUOTE] That...
    Jul 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!
    I'm so glad you posted this because this is how I have been feeling. I feel like I know nothing and my coworkers are sick of me asking questions or wanting validation. I feel like I should know more...
    Jul 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Understanding accents as a new nurse
    I have had situations like this too. I am glad you brought this up.
    Jul 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Time between Meds
    Sorry it was 1848 not 1648. I worked last night.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Time between Meds
    I know this type of question has been asked before but not sure if it has been dealt with these specific medications. If a person has an order for Tylenol or Motrin, then an order for Ultram,...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. An omen...
    When the Ramone's come on with "I wanna be sedated" I sometimes wonder what the day is going to be like.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Assessing/intervening with suicidal ideations
    Depending on the age I would ask what they mean by wanting to kill themselves. I have found with some of my clients they use that as a general term but not really wanting to do it. Some have said...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  17. How different is ER nursing from floor nursing?
    Thanks for all of your explanations. I have found I do not like the day shift as I hate having to give the patients their 15 different medicines by 9:00. I like the night shift a lot because of the...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. How different is ER nursing from floor nursing?
    I am on an observation unit/tele and I was curious how much different ER nursing is from being on a floor. What does an ER nurse do that a m/s nurse does or doesn't do? ER is something that I am...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Take a part time job?
    If it is something you would enjoy take it. Any experience is better than no experience. I also agree with violetsmom about looking at a per diem gig too. That way you can make your own schedule.
    Jul 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Calling All First Year Med-Surg RN's!
    I've been on my floor since May and I struggled on days but nights were a breeze, so to speak. I still asked questions here and there but fortunately census was slow and I had a 4-5 case load...until...
    Jul 10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Best way to explain why I quit my new job after one month
    I was told a background check does not show your former jobs. It only will show if you had a criminal history.
    Jun 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Reusing Needles
    I am a diabetic too and I never reused my needles. I honestly never thought you could. When I was in school they beat the whole keeping needles sterile into our heads I guess it just translated...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Reusing Needles
    There is a reason I am asking this. With the pen needles that you would use with the insulin pens, can they be reused? Or is it just a single use? I would think it's a single use. However, I saw a...
    Mar 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Nurse Staffing agencies
    I'm in the same boat. I am a new grad with no experience and I interviewed with an agency today and they said since I went to nursing school they have to trust I know what I am doing. I am really...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Yet another pre-employement assessment .....
    I just applied to a position where I had to take a logic test such as if Javier lives in City B and works in City A and Ian lives in city D and works for city Q and then where does Joe live? It's...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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