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  1. prioritizing in the ER
    Very unsafe! We have 4:1 ratio. You have to talk to your er director or don .also check your department policy and standards
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Assessment in different languages
    Thank you!!!! That is exactly what I was looking for!
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Assessment in different languages
    We do have a language line, yes. I mostly ask questions that requires yes or now answer, or ask patient to nod the head for yes or shake for no. I have found a few apps on iPhone that speak the...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. IV removal etiquette?
    I put Dcd iv in a sharp container as well, always put a gauze over an infection site before removing the cath, usually when you remove the iv the leftover blood that might be still in angiocath would...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 1 year mark in the ED and need resume help
    Congratulations! Happy for you ! ER is a very interesting thing, either you like it or hate it! Definitely not for everyone:) In regards of the resume, try to find out the name of DON of the...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  6. Assessment in different languages
    Does anyone one know where to buy a small guide or book that gives you simple assessment questions in different languages (chinese, tagalog, korean). We have a very big Asian patient population in...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Russian speaking nurses
    practice, practice and more practice questions!:)))))))I also took Kaplan nclex prep clsses:)
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Being thrown to the wolves during orientation
    I just started working in the ER myself, just finished my orientation (6 weeks).I guess it really depends on what are your hospital settings are. However, the reason you are with a preceptor is to...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Brand new nurses:) ER
    Hello everyone, I just started working in ER and loving it! My previous experience was in oncology and hematology (in Russia), which is a very different if you compare to the american hospital...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Russian speaking nurses
    I got my license in February. I am originally from St. Petersburg, Russia.I agree it is tuff to find a job, but keep trying. I get more responses from craigslist, to e honest.(because your resume...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Russian speaking nurses
    Dear Alex, you have to look up the school's name at the BRN website. Look for the approved colleges.
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Experienced RNs who had been out of practice for a while
    Dear fellow Nurses! I am a licensed CA RN. However I have been out of practice for quite some time(9 years to be exact). I am currently taking my RN refresher courses, which includes clinical...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. HOW TO PUT IN A IV: ANY TIPS
    In my case, I have been working at the Oncology and Hematology for over 5 years. So you can imagine, chemo, ivys, transfusions and daily blood draws, etc. I was so good then.:) Now , since I have...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nclex today 4/16  75 questions and the good pop up!!
    In order to find out for sure if you passed the exam you need to try to register for the exam again in pearson vue, if the system stops you before letting you eneter the cc number you passed. Also...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Can't get a job as new RN
    I am trying to find a job in southern Ca as well. I was a nurse in Russia and just got my license here. Unfortunately I had been told if i don't have a recent experience( even though I was a nurse...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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