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  1. Med-surg, tele or rehab for 1st job?
    I think you should do your research about the floors before you make your decision. Find out which floors are new grad friendly. Find out about nurse to patient ratios. Find out which floors have a...
    Jul 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. What stimulates voiding...PDA edition 3
    I've heard about pulling pubic hair, but never tried it lol. Running water in the bathroom sink and letting water run on the hand works great. Also, load them up on H2O if not contraindicated.
    Jul 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Case Study #3
    Would the muscular rigidity make his BP go up, not down?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Case Study #3
    The suboxone is for opioid dependency and has narcan in it. Maybe the patient didn't take his suboxone? Seroquel is an antipsychotic which can have nasty side effects. Maybe he is having side effects...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Case Study #3
    CPAP and maybe intubation for the periods of apnea/low o2 sat.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Case Study #3
    The elevated temp and heart rate fit with etoh withdrawal, but not the hypotension...with leads me to think the elevated HR is from the hypotension, but maybe not... also his skin is dry...doesn't...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Been Working 2 Months, Just Got Called to Interview Somewhere I applied Months Ago
    I think stay where you are and where you're happy and don't risk it.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Case Study #3
    What's the temp from? Does he need some narcan?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. LTC 101: What To Expect
    Loved this and learned from this and I work acute care. Who knows where I'll end up.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Sure to get flamed for this
    One of my 3 preceptors at my first job told me she doesn't like precepting. I think that's a problem. Sometimes preceptors are pushed into precepting, without proper training and without wanting to...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. 4 months experience, 2 babies, career options?
    I think you may need more experience actually experiencing the inefficiencies in order to implement lasting change :)
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. Dialysis to Med-Surg unit?
    Apply and see what happens. Meanwhile, stick it up.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. Should I apply to multiple positions in same hospital?
    No, it would not. If you applied to OB and cath lab that would be a different scenario. Even if you applied to ICU and ED or ICU and PACU, I think it would still be ok. ICU experience is a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. clinical experience question
    List clinical experiences under education, which should be your first section. Then list any nursing related work experience, followed by general work experience, then certs and license information,...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. Why are hospital television documentaries okay?
    Katie Duke got fired. Now she's working in the ER at Roosevelt. ‘New York Med’ nurse fired for ‘insensitive’ Instagram shot | New York Post
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    Describe this carrier line...Do you mean an extra line with just NS running at 5cc/hr? How do you control if the med actually gets to the patient within a decent amount of time if you have a "carrier...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Diluting medication by pushing through a distal IV port
    If I give meds through the IV port, I will pinch back the tubing at the port site so it doesn't flow up, push in the med, and then flush with 10 ccs to push it into the vein.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    I'm interested to hear the input of nurses with more experience than I do. I am personally guilty of pushing meds faster than the recommended rates, but I will not run incompatible meds together or...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Anxious Patient, Possible Biliary Drain Dislodgement, and Nervous Nurse-HELP!
    I think her nervousness is rubbing off on you. Breathe! It will be fine. You assessed the nephrostomy tube site and the stitches were intact, so it should be in place. If it were truly totally...
    Jul 7
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Help!  Critical lab:  morale -2.5
    I'm 1.5 years into med-surg. 5 patients, but often some of them step down type acuities (our hospital doesn't have a step-down unit). Also, often, only 1 CNA for our 25 bed unit which has up to 7...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Post Surgical Unit
    It could very well be a step-down surgical unit. Sometimes patients who have trouble recovering from anesthesia (breathing difficulties) or had bad vitals or heart rhythms during surgery or after or...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. How to deal with day shift and having been out of med-surg for a year?
    I think you should be up front and honest with your preceptor about your concerns. Tell her what you need extra exposure to. However, I think with practice you will find that it will all come back to...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  23. done with the kaplan Qbank, 9 days until nclex...what now
    Sounds like a plan!
    Jun 29
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Which would you choose?
    Did you get a med surg offer? Make you have an offer before turning down a job.
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Post Surgical Unit
    It sounds like an inpatient surgical floor. Drains, blood transfusions, ambulation , education, and IV pain medication galore! Great place to learn! You will come out of that unit a strong nurse with...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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