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  1. Help!
    My non-science university credits that were over 20 years old transferred for my diploma program and then the rn-bsn program.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. resus room chart
    Are you talking about protocols like cpr and rsi?
    Jun 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Waiting in the ER & Heard This
    Paging dr google to the er, stat, Paging dr google to the er, stat.
    May 29
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Do you always wear a suit to an interview???
    Always dress professionally. Always.
    May 27
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Joint Commission coming soon :(
    When i see jc folks, i usually go up and ask THEM a question. They leave me alone after that. And i find the pre visit fake-o practices to be a lot more annoying than the real visits.
    May 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Failed, nclex rn 5 times!  Help?!?!
    Didn't see anything snarky. Failing a basic test 5 times means something is wrong.
    May 24
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. 67 Medications Every New ER Nurse Must Master!
    Why is dilaudid only listed once?
    May 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. The Honest NCLEX Exam
    Your computer opens 2 tests at once. You have to decide which test is the higher priority and address that one first. Both tests must be completed within the allotted time for 1 test.
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Do you titrate drips?
    Yep, all the time in the ed. One of our docs gives verbal parameters of "titrate to life" for pressors. She then puts in cpoe with actual parameters. One of my favorite docs.
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. whats for lunch
    Leftovers. Usually something that had a mother & a face, veggies, maybe dessert. Occasionally vegetarian, but not often.
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What are your pet peeves?
    No coffee is a huge pet peeve. Luckily my boss feels the same way so the staff keurig is always ready to go.
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. unsafe nurse to patient ratios
    Your manager says 4/5-1 because thats how your daily volumes dictate staffing. Reality is a whole 'nother animal.
    May 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Patient Scenario and D/C home
    This is why i'm glad that any pt under 18 who comes into my er with a medical complaint gets a pediatric hospitalist consult. Definetely should have been an obs at the least.
    May 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. nursing school THAT hard?
    Nursing school material isn't rocket science but there's a lot of material to absorb. Don't try to memorize, try to understand.
    May 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Ethics question.
    Malpractice insurance?
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Favorite/helpful AN phrases...
    When dealing with a cranky woman (co-worker, pt or family), always consider that "she's still upset about that house landing on her sister".
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Do you talk to yourself?
    Constantly. Sometimes in my head, sometimes out loud. Some say i'm crazy, some say i ain't.
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Esme, Glad you're on the road to recovery. Here's a basket of kittens. http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=JN.FZGfuvM900ZeP17PO8uuNA&pid=15.1&P=0
    May 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Not feeling to ready
    I disagree, the nclex is a basic competency exam. I knew i was ready to pass.
    May 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. when to start studying for NCLEX
    Don'tstop nailed it. Use an nclex review book as a supplement to your current studies. It reinforces what you learn while simultaneously prepping you for the boards.
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. 11am-11pm ER nurse help!
    I work 11-11 and love it. Yeah, you'll miss some meals even though you spent the 1st few hours covering others meal breaks. But i get to float the er and can get different assignments during my...
    May 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. LOLOL!...the life of an ER nurse- what you wish you could say...
    I've said those things in my head to patients maaaaaany times. Ahhh, TSTL.
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Advice on being a student in the ER
    Know your scope. What will you be allowed to do? Ask questions, but at the right time, that is, not during the code. Please don't say to your preceptor "but that's not how we do it in school" in...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. NEW GRAD DETROIT ER
    Dr Klahn "Take him to....Detroit!" Agent "No! No!" From kentucky fried movie, one of my all-time favorites.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. WHATS THAT SMELL???
    A blue flame thread, awesome. Brings me back to my childhood through early adulthood. "Hey, watch this!" I can't figure out if the bar on AN has been raised or lowered.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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