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  1. What fascinates you?
    Shiny objects. And the brain. But mostly shiny objects.
    9:35 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Need opinions
    So do I. And I also use the same patient stated verbiage. They say it, I chart it. I've never had an issue with vulgar language in my charting.
    8:29 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Help!! I need to know more!!
    Sheehy's is the ER manual. There should be at least one copy available in your department.
    Nov 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. meds that you can't mix?
    Ahh, the old inconclusive results. We have one 3 color compatibility system (one of a number of pharmacology resources plus 24/7 pharmacy) that goes: Green - compatible Red - incompatible Purple -...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Informatics in Nursing
    Have you checked the informatics forum or googled informatics?
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. meds that you can't mix?
    You can mix protonix with octreotide? Didn't know that. Thought protonix was the marlene deitrich of meds.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. What does ADFX mean?
    Googled "adfx medicine" and came up with http://www.healthyplace.com/adhd/articles/natural-alternatives-ad-fx-aia-attend/ Was like 3rd hit down. Pretty basic research.
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Who else has had great instructors?
    Me too. All of my instructors were fair, caring and enjoyed teaching.
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. The "politics" of tattling.
    But I just opened my popcorn.....
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    PICC team at my facility is all RNs.
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. New Grad
    ICU & ED are different animals. The only internship that will give you a taste of the ED is one in an ED.
    Nov 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Rectal Medication
    Just remember - analgesic is what it is, not where it goes.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. er nurse
    We fluff pillows and save lives. I'm not an adrenaline junkie, I'm an endorphin junkie. Being in the zone is what I love. Moving fast yet having plenty of time to make a decision. Same sensation...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. grandmother with dementia
    Also check out Alzheimers.org for many great links and resources.
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How many steps do you take a shift?
    Wore a pedometer for a couple months. Averaged 16,000 steps per 12 hour shift. ER.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    I've been called: by my first name, by my last name, wrong name, nurse, doctor, waiter, yo, hey you, sonny, buddy, dude, my brother, dearie, hey babe (had to do some boundary setting with that one)...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Standing Order in ER
    Do a search on standing orders/protocols in this forum. We had a long detailed thread that will give you that info.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. New ED job 2:30p-3a! Advice..
    3-3's a weird shift. I did it for a couple of years before moving to 11-11. I found that things generally (but not always) settled down around 1am. I didn't like the sleeping pattern on 3-3. Not...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. I lied...a story of how I outright LIED to patient's family.
    Well done brother. You did the right thing.
    Nov 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Going back to school online. Statistics
    I am not a math person either. I managed to avoid all math, including stats, getting my initial bachelors. I had to take stats for healthcare professionals online as part of my rn-bsn. It was fairly...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Felt pretty proud of myself!
    Great job. Feels good, right? In my ER, we have the "OMG EKG" book. All techs have to review it. The binder contains a variety of stemi ekgs. Quite often, the first person to see an ekg is a tech...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Msn,rn,apn,acns-bc,cen,cpen
    My CEN cert wasn't "handed" to me simply because I paid some money. I had to pass a difficult test. I am proud of this certification and what is signifies.
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    Didn't mean to like this (where's the undo button?) Don't know if you ever noticed but virtually all legislation is written in a verbose and circumferential style that utilizes flowery language...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    How? Not being disrespectful but just wondering how that worked.
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. Mock Code Blue Scenerio
    Homework? If so, what're your thoughts? If not, what's the setting?
    Nov 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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