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  1. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    The professor was very nice! I know a few professors that would have sent the students home with zero credit and an email to the dean!! :no:
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    TX metropolitan areas $27+, 401k 5-6% 100% contribution, medical benefits. State and VA pension plans +contribution plans
    Jan 4
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. neo vs norepi
    Was the patient in septic shock? If so then SCCM recommends norepinephrine as the first line of therapy after fluid resuscitation had failed aka 1.5-3 liters. Neosynephrine decreases SV and is...
    Jan 3
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    ......and that's probably why that person is running the program despite lack of experience. ...that does not mean they are not intelligent, as you said this person is a novice in this role or maybe...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    Agree the top nursing programs offer online NP programs these include. ....Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Vanderbilt, UCLA and many more. .... so.... can we stop this unattractive behavior and try to...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Average size of ICU's - when is it too big?
    52 bed CV recovery with 4 beds pod design 1 charge for 2 pods 1 main pyxis for 2 pods/1 pharmacist 2pharm techs, 2 nurse educators. ....that's the largest one I have seen so far.....not counting...
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. Discouraged from becoming and NP because I hate critical care
    Have you thought of working in med surg pedi or adult? Its probably the best place if you are considering PNP or FNP plus the patients are more stable you do not have to stress when you leave work :-)
    Nov 15, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    So sorry to hear that. wishing her a quick recovery.
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Your PROPOFOL stories wanted
    AACN had a good article on "propofol infusion syndrome" published june 2008. I remember it because it was very interesting case study included and I presented it to my staff back then....worth taking...
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Could anyone help me better understand this code ?
    Hahaha delphine22.....that brings up some memories. ..very creepy
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. ICU pay differential?
    Different pay for critical care like icus, cathlabs, ir, er vs med surg. But then again its rough for both but medsurg can always call rapid response when the pt goes bad and they take over. The rest...
    Oct 21, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. Texas Tech FNP Spring 2014
    [QUOTE=eCCU;8182880]Congratulations on the acceptance! Inbox me if you can. If not here are the basics....it's a very competitive program to get into so congrats. That being said it is also one of...
    Oct 21, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Texas Tech FNP Spring 2014
    Congratulations on the acceptance! Inbox me if you can. If not here are the basics....it's a very competitive program to get into so congrats. That being said it is also one of the most organized...
    Oct 21, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    As Texas Tech graduate both bachelors and masters, I can't say enough positives about the school the staff is suppotive, the business office is even better. I would recommend Lubbock campus they have...
    Sep 28, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. back to work after 15 months off
    Add critical care CEUs on your portfolio and attend local AACN meetings inquire on how you can be included as a presenter and network.
    Sep 20, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. How do I handle poor standards of care at a new job?
    Kalipso.....my advice CYB all your patients don't worry about your coworkers and their care do the best for your patients and go home sleep comfortably. Otherwise you are going to drive yourself and...
    Aug 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Texas TMC ICU interview questions
    Hi Kissunshine check you inbox :whistling:
    Aug 5, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. New nurse and critical patients
    Hahaha. ... just remember it sucks to be a new nurse around july in a busy teaching hospital!!! So make friends with a senior nurse=best advice......all new residents roll up then it's the blind...
    Aug 4, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. New nurse and critical patients
    I agree with above post, before your education dept signed you off for high risk cases drip titration understanding criterion should have been met ...different bp targets for htn emergency, brain...
    Aug 4, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. US graduate nurse with F1 student visa need sponsorship
    A few years ago I has a colleague with the same dilemma. I know employment opportunities have decreased but she had to leave the city went to a smaller border town that was willing to sponsor and...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  21. Texas TMC ICU interview questions
    Please do tell..... ;-)
    Aug 1, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Texas TMC ICU interview questions
    It would help if you had a department or hospital but I understand :-) welcome to TMC Houston lots of research and technology in medicine than anywhere else:-) I would advice you to familiarize...
    Aug 1, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. Too skinny for school
    Huh. ...this sounds fishy there has to be more to the story...besides there are tons of women 5'2 and 90lbs I weighed that in college healthy lifestyle and marathon runner. I personally know a lot of...
    Jul 31, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. ER nurse to FNP
    If you want to work with critical care patients thats is unavoidable since you have to take call for your colleagues at some point. Other option is to go with specialty clinic and no hospital...
    Jul 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. ER nurse to FNP
    FNP is more preventative care ACNP is more acute care. Case and point FNPs do not do rotations in critical care but more in primary care. If you wish to see what you learn in school ICU may not be...
    Jul 27, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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