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  1. Personal Statement Requested to Register because of Depression/Anxiety -- Help?
    Specificlly, this is the question above that I am referring to. My psych NP claims that my MI does not impact my ability to practice nursing safely because I am medicated and stable. Everytime I have...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. Personal Statement Requested to Register because of Depression/Anxiety -- Help?
    I see a pychiatric nurse practitioner and she prescribes my meds. When I told her I needed something for stateboard due to my bipolar, she recommended non-disclosure. When I first applied for my...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. family practice billing and coding
    Go to the website emuniversity.com There are many useful tools on that website to help you better get the hang of coding. There is also a free online cme on coding information available at...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. ANY one know of a school where I can go from ADN to Nurse practitioner?
    Loyola University in New Orleans has a ADN-MSN program.
    Sep 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Katrina Five Years Later
    I remember reading her posts, too. I even called and spoke to her soon after she was rescued. I have no idea how her situation turned out and don't know if there is still a link to her posts or not....
    Aug 29, '10
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  6. Nursing phrases
    (right before the needle goes in) "Big stick" "If you don't pee, I'm going to have to put in a catheter." (to male patients who continue to pull/tug at their foleys) "If you pull out that...
    Sep 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Common ER Meds
    Nitroglycerine
    Sep 14, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Has any one read Man's Search for Meaning?
    I have read this book. Frankl was an amazing man! There is a midlevel nurse theorist, Joyce Travelbee, who developed her theory around Frankl's beliefs and logotherapy. At first, the concept of...
    Sep 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nurse Licensure Compact
    The above poster is definitely correct in my opinion. But there is much more to it than that. Some states do not require criminal background checks, as Louisiana does, so they feel we may be getting...
    Sep 1, '06
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  10. Nurse Licensure Compact
    I personally think the nurse licensure compact is a good idea. I also live in Louisiana. I don't think we will be joining it anytime soon. The LSNA, as well as the BON is very much against it....
    Aug 31, '06
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  11. Do you know how to do CPR well?
    Sure, your card certifies that you successfully completed the national cognitive and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA for the BLS for Healthcare Providers Program." ...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Do you know how to do CPR well?
    I teach CPR, and all my students walk out passing, AND knowing how to perform CPR. Sudents who don't perform the skills properly will be remediated. I just make them redo the skills through...
    Aug 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. nausea...I have new understanding.
    I have a new found appreciation for pts with chronic backpain and take offense when other nurses call them "drug seekers." I hurt my back at work and had to have back surgery and have not had a...
    Aug 24, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. advice please!
    You might find this site usefu http://www.ncsbn.org/nlc/index.asp It is about the Nurse Licensure Compact. Unfortunately, not all states have joined. I believe only 23 states have joined. You can...
    Aug 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Best shoes ever?
    I agree with lindsey. I love my crocs! They are the most comfortable shoe I have ever worn to work. I bet half of the staff where I work wears them. They're contagious! I have a pair in 4...
    Aug 23, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. You know you work nights when.......
    I've been working nights for 15 yrs. I can relate to every story. Funny how after so long you just accept these things as normal!
    Aug 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. will working as a nurse tech help for future job?
    I would strongly recommend taking the job. I had that opportunity and took it. I learned so much and was more advanced in my nursing skills/charting/organization than the other new grads who did not...
    Aug 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Question for night shifters
    I have worked night shift for 13 yrs and am still trying to figure out what's the best way to do it! It is hard with a family, I miss out on lots of things. If I do try staying awake on my first...
    Aug 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Does RNs or nursing students around here use PDAs?
    I definitely think they are worth it. I use mine all the time, at work (ICU) and for school (NP student). I have a Tungsten E2.
    Aug 15, '06
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  20. diary of nurse in New Orleans
    She truely is an amazing nurse! I think it is wonderful that she has shared her diary with all of us to read. I admire every one of the doctors and nurses that ended up stranded at the hospitals.
    Sep 17, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  21. Katrina a threat for water and airborne diseases
    We are educating ourselves on the West Nile Virus. With the amount of water that is standing, the number of mosquito-borne illnesses could skyrocket. Also, Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio damsela...
    Sep 15, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  22. What do you honestly think you would have done?
    Unfortunately, yes I have heard the truth of these stories, first hand. I was in a city where many of the refugees who had been waiting on roofs, then 1-10 for days was evacuated to. They all had a...
    Sep 15, '05
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  23. Charity + Hurricane = Bad News!
    September 13, 2005 Update Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing Status of CSN Programs: The faculty is currently attempting to re-establish the NAC II course. It is...
    Sep 15, '05
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  24. LSU nursing school
    Nursing Schools: The Board of Regents website is the most up-to-date site for information about schools of nursing http://www.regents.state.la.us/katrina.htm#contacts
    Sep 15, '05
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  25. My School is Gone!
    Hi all, Just a quick update. We have located all but 2 of our classmates. Several of us have checked into different universities but it seems that all of the programs are so different, and we really...
    Sep 12, '05
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD


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