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  1. to hold or give insulin?
    You do NOT hold sliding scale insulin just because a patient is NPO. Sliding scale insulin is correctional insulin to get the patient back down into a normal range whatever that might be for this...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Cleveland Clinic RN assessments
    You pay income tax at the city of Cleveland Rate of 2% (or if at one of the regional hospitals at that cities rate.) Then at the end of the year you "pay" income taxes to your municipality. I put pay...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  3. fall 2014 4520
    Yeah no 15 page actual assessments. Week 1 was 1 DB post 2 replies, a 15 question quiz, and the health history on the virtual patient. Weeks 2-4 1 Reflective journal on that weeks readings, a...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  4. fall 2014 4520
    Yeah I'm in this class. It isn't that bad. I sort of like the virtual assessment lab thing.
    Sep 5
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  5. Tikosyn
    Sotalol isn't a sodium channel blocker.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Anxious Patient, Possible Biliary Drain Dislodgement, and Nervous Nurse-HELP!
    Yeah no, you aren't going to easily pull out a biliary drain, and you aren't going to pull out a PICC line doing a dressing change.
    Jul 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. What's in your pockets?
    I got a little change in my pocket goin' jingalingaling
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    Not all medications within the same general classification are created equal. For example carvedilol and labetalol in addition to their beta blocking effect also exert an alpha blocking effect....
    Jun 19
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. Lunch bag suggestions?
    Igloo MaxCold Hard Liner Cooler 12 : Target I got this bad boy for taking my lunch to work. Has a two slots, one on each side, that fit an ice pack. Keeps things cold enough.
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Questions regarding assignments
    Honestly these papers don't have to read like Shakespeare. As long as you touch on all the required areas in the rubric, and don't use direct quotes (paraphrase and cite!) you'll usually only get a...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  11. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    The longer the QT interval (or the QTc which is the QT interval corrected for heart rate) gets the greater the risk of R on T phenomenon which can lead to Torsades de Pointes. Many medication can...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  12. Where can i buy Littman stethoscope?
    Medisave
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. In what department does CLINICAL DECISION UNIT belong?
    Attached to the ER.
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Charge nurse pay
    More work for the same amount of pay.
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Feeling Overwhelmed & Incompetent
    LOL. NPO for Surgery generally doesn't mean that you can't give anything by mouth. Meds and small sips of water are fine.
    May 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. gerontology
    Many of the jobs in gerontology are in nursing homes with low pay, lousy benefits, and poor working conditions.
    May 13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Should I beome a RN?
    I'd imagine it's assembly line nursing. Where basically you are just a robot doing the master's bidding.
    May 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. What is your quote or mantra when it gets tough?
    DISCO DISCO!!!
    May 6
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. is it nurse's week?
    Yeah some of the higher ups were going around passing out ice cream and we got gym bags too.
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. general question.
    Can't say I've ever seen a patient with Tetanus, nor every heard of anyone having been infected with Tetanus.
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Pete 2000
    Cultural Perspectives and Physical Activity
    Apr 29
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  22. Pete 2000
    4560 Wasn't too bad when I took it. Typical discussion board each week, and a paper each week. Week 2 we read or watched Tuesday's with Morrie and then wrote a paper about it. Week's 3, 4 and 5 were...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  23. Bingo for Your Unit
    ***** this is a really good idea.
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do we educate the public on ways to afford medications?
    Consult social work. Seriously these folks are a wealth of information regarding medication assistance programs.
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  25. Today a patient asked, "Do you know Jesus?"
    Ah Jesus I like him very much, but he no help me hit curveball.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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