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  1. suspended for doing the right thing...
    Maybe those parents need a field trip to the local dialysis clinic to see what hyperglycemia does to the kidneys, lifestyle, eyesight, amputations, etc!!!!
    12:37 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Titrating
    I've been in ICU for about 2 months now and love it. As I come close to my last phase of orientation (taking my own patients & preceptor has their own too) I'm still wondering about titrating...
    12:30 pm
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Brand name of cute headbands?
    Thanks! I've been looking for something like this forever!
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. Student Nurse with a poop problem
    You can totally get past this. I hate hate hate checking peg residuals. The smell, the warmth, the color. YUCK. I put on small gloves then medium. I do the residual thing, give my meds, then...
    May 17
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Student Nurse with a poop problem
    GENIUS LEVEL!! ๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
    May 17
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Is anything at your work that puzzles you
    ROFL!!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    May 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Swan-Ganz - CCRN exam
    I work in a cardiac ICU, we get a lot of swans. Personally I've had 4 different patients with one in the last 3 weeks. I'm still new, will do CCRN one day though!
    May 15
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  8. Blue Pigtail on Nasogastric Tube
    Crazy awesome thread! Icumaggie you teach me so much!
    May 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Nurse Recruiter and HIPAA violation?
    OMG!!!!!! I would be so infuriated!!! Lawyer up?!?
    May 9
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. I failed out of Nursing School... Appealed and WON!!
    I considered that. But the ASN vs BSN is such a dead horse :(
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. "The Doctors don't know how to help you."
    A receptionist at your PCP's office said the doctors do not know how to help you? You, the patient?
    Apr 21
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  12. Tell us about a GOOD day at work!
    Not sure I understand? I don't work psych - I do medsurg
    Apr 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Metformin IV contast
    I have encountered patients with severe renal impairment after a cath where contrast was given and metformin on board. (I.E. STEMI pt who took metformin that morning) As healthcare professionals...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  14. An RN who isn't good at math?
    Ok so you need stats to graduate the BSN you plan on doing later? Algebra is not required for your ASN? I took stats by itself after I finished my ASN and then started my BSN program. It was...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. An RN who isn't good at math?
    I don't disagree. I was setting up my answer to the OP in a way a pre-nursing student could understand. A pre-nursing student has no idea of those principles - that takes education and skill. I am...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. The doctorโ€™s white coat: Attire to retire?
    ROFL!!!!!
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. An RN who isn't good at math?
    IMHO math isn't a "huge" part of nursing. Knowing how to calculate a drip is important but its not statistics or calculus. Nowadays pharmacy calculates everything for you but when in doubt,...
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Do RN's insert EJ's at your hospital
    Only doctors at my facility. I wouldn't feel comfortable with that. I have used the lower extremities before - we get MD order for that. Rare, usually a last ditch effort before a line. On the...
    Apr 13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. 50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers
    I want to hand this out to baby nurses!!! #16 - DRIVES me nuts! I refuse.
    Apr 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Most drips at once
    I start my dream CICU job in a week but when I was in nursing school I had a trauma ICU patient with 8 IV pumps, I'll never forget that sight. Plus 2 chest tubes and a ventric. Sooo many lines!
    Apr 12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Sending love!
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Metformin IV contast
    Metformin is a nephrotoxic drug and so is IV contrast, both even to a healthy kidney. If metformin is not held before & after IV contrast it can cause AKI, or worse in a patient who already has renal...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  23. The thing that has surprised you the most about nursing...
    I never realized how much of a "safety net" nurses were. Its hard for a lay person (before nursing school) or even a nursing student to understand. We are the last step before a treatment or med...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do you shake off the horrible?
    There's a couple patients I still think about sometimes. Especially clinic pts I got to know. I don't think I'll ever be able to shake it... they remind me why I am a nurse. What you are asking...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Not getting charge nurse position
    I agree with this entirely. I was recently the young charge. And an older much more experienced nurse was very upset she didn't get it instead of me. She quite visibly shower her resentment towards...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Management


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