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  1. Help me with time management
    The biggest thing I had troubles with as a new RN was delegating!!! Remember all the lessons we had on that? It really is a big part of your job! It was really hard for me to ask people for help. I...
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Blood Transfusion
    Hmmm....could be, I guess! If you don't do it often, it can be a bit intimidating. However, it's part of our job! I wonder what the aversion is to it???
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pregnancy and Critical Care Nursing
    Hello all! I have a question regarding being pregnant in nursing... 3 months ago, I transferred from an orthopedic floor to a cardiac ICU. I found out yesterday that I am 5 weeks pregnant (yay!),...
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. First Medication Error.....feeling horrible!!
    Well its been a few days since the med error, and I want to thank EVERYONE who responded. You all helped me get back to work and do what I love to do: be a nurse!!! The pt was fine, went home that...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. First Medication Error.....feeling horrible!!
    The error came in that I gave the lantus the evening before at hs as ordered, then gave it AGAIN in the am, even though it was ordered qhs. So the pt got 2 doses of lantus in 12 hours. I didn't have...
    Feb 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Orientation as a NEW Grad how long?
    I started on a general surgical unit in June after graduating in May. I had 1 week of clinical classroom orientation and then 6 weeks one on one orientation on the floor with a preceptor. I thought...
    Feb 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. First Medication Error.....feeling horrible!!
    I have been an RN since May of this year, and work on a general surgical unit. Last night, I had 8 pts, and was working with an LPN who had 8 as well, so had to cover all her IVP meds and other parts...
    Feb 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Las Vegas - NOT new-grad friendly
    Come to Reno! They are wonderful to new grads here, and always seem to have openings :)
    Oct 5, '08
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  9. Quitting after 6 weeks of orientation.
    I'm a new grad too, just about 2 months out of orientation on General Surgical. I KNOW the feeling ~ its totally overwhelming and scary!!! But my advice to you is to give it some time. You are going...
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Help!! New nurse starting nights 7p-7a
    Hi! Welcome to nights :) Like you, I'm a new grad. I started orientation the first week of July, and went to nights the first week of August, so I only have 2 months under my belt. But here's...
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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