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  1. Multi Use Vials
    I have a question regarding using multi-use vials. Is it okay to take medication from a vial that is almost empty and transfer it to a new vial? Example: You need .05 ml of med. but there is only...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Which schedule would you rather work?
    I work four 10s, no nights or Sundays. I do work most Saturdays, but my manager tries to give each employee one Saturday off per schedule, she's very fair. The nice thing is not working nights and...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sorry Nurse Recruiters/Nurse Managers!
    I worked as an NA during nursing school (with two small kids, a husband, poor self-esteem and going back to school 20 yrs later) because the local hospital came to our school and told us about the...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  4. Best Nursing Shoes/Sneakers
    Sometimes your foot comes out of the open backed ones. I find I was always "gripping" the sole of the shoe and my feet hurt at the end of the day, as well as there not being enough toe room. They...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Best Nursing Shoes/Sneakers
    After wearing Allegria's for a few months I noticed my big toe starting to hurt. Turned out the shoe pressed on my big toenail and was causing pain, had to stop wearing them. They have plenty of...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Dialysis Staffing
    Wow, I feel lucky! I work in an 18 chair clinic, full on Mon, Wed, Fri and not so full on the other days. We usually have at least 2 RNs on any day, in addition to the CN, and techs fill in. Our...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. Time of the month in light colored scrubs
    I deal with this all the time, since I wear white pants and I have a couple REALLY heavy days. So I prepare by actually wearing an "overnight" thin pad, such as Always, then I also wear the Ultra OB...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. How often do your pts thank you?
    I get thanked daily. I work in a dialysis clinic and have gotten to know some the patients really well. I try to give everyone the same amount of respect and courtesy and I do the best I can to...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. how to be a hemodialysis  nurse?
    It's true, you don't need specialized training, you don't even need to have experience. I work for Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI), this is my first job as an RN, I graduated in May 09, applied to the...
    Nov 15, '09
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. Student Resources: NCLEX Review Materials
    As mentioned above, one of the best things you can do is answer NCLEX style questions as you study each chapter, body system, etc... Books that are divided as such make it easier. When in you last...
    Oct 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. general questions about graduate nurse title...
    It's basically what was said above. You are a GN when you graduate, RN when you pass boards. You would need to find out specifically what your facility states, but it is likely that when hired as a...
    Oct 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    I took the NCLEX yesterday, not sure what this glitch is about, but I got 75 questions and found out today by accessing the PA BON that ......I passed too!!!!!!!!!!!!:redbeathe:lol2::nurse:
    Jul 23, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    What kind of pop-up are you referring to?
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. What does the NCLEX want for RSV? Contact or Droplet?
    I just took the NCLEX today. But I can tell you on the NCLEX they didn't make it easy like, listing diseases with the same pathogen. Tricky. I'm hoping I passed, I got 75 questions.:bugeyes:
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. So Many Students!  Will Shortage Now End?
    It also depends on what part of the country you live in. Here in Pittsburgh, there are numerous nursing schools and hospitals, but there is one reigning medical facility - UPMC - that has the market...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. First time posting...
    Hi, No, I haven't chosen a specialty yet. I'm currently doing my mentorship at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, which I'm excited about because I always thought I'd want to go into L/D, but...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  17. Air force of navy
    I was in the Air Force, so my opinion is a bit biased, but I'd pick Air Force over Navy. However, you should probably consider why you want to join the military and what you want to get out of it,...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. can't wait much longer, when can I take NCLEX??
    I can understand your frustration. Just keep reviewing and practicing questions so your brain doesn't go soft:). Then you'll be even more confident and sure of yourself.
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Marital Stress & the student nurse
    I can totally relate. I am in my final weeks (graduating May 8th!) doing my mentorship program right now. At my school we are required to do 120 hours within 5 weeks - totally managable. I also do...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Anyone work for VA in Pittsburgh?
    I'll be graduating in May and am interested in working for the VA. Does anyone currently work there that can give me some insight - good or bad - about working at the main hospital? I am a vet...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. First time posting...
    Hello everyone! I've been a member for a few months (maybe even a year now), but have never posted anything, just read some things here and there. I'm a student and will be graduating this May...
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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