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  1. NursesRX
    I thought my first NursesRX recruiter was pretty shady. Because of him, I've been stiffed out of a recruiting bonus. My GF forgot to put my name on her application, but the recruiter (we had the...
    Nov 18, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Kansas City?
    KS and MO are NOT compact states (wish they were). However, I'm hoping to travel into KCMO starting January. Nothing firm at this time. Feel free to PM me.
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Nurses Rx...anyone travel with them????
    I have never worked an assignment for them. However, a GF has and was't too thrilled. The high dollar completion bonus lure kept diminishing the more interested she became in the...
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Travel and taxes..... Question
    Mods...... If this isn't the right place, please move it. I am a traveling RN. Per IRS, unless I want to pay a ton of back taxes, I cannot remain in one state (outside of my legal state of...
    Nov 6, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO
    Has anyone traveled here? Thoughts? Thanks
    Nov 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Centerpoint Medical Center
    Does anyone work there? What is your opinion of the facility? Thanks
    Nov 9, '07
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  7. Hospital cancelled my contract!?!
    As a soon-to-be traveler, I'm loving all these threads!! I do have a question, though.... can I have written into my contract if I have no documented 'discipline' or 'personality' problems (like the...
    Nov 6, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. setting up EVDs
    What system do you use? How can you drain and get a pressure reading at the same time through the transducer? With the system we use, we have to turn the stopcock off to get ICP readings (as well...
    Nov 6, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  9. Patients on Vacation????(long)
    as a matter of course, my dh and i carry a piece of paper in our wallets listing next of kin, contact numbers (including contact numbers of someone outside the family), pmhx, allergies, meds with...
    Aug 3, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. SBAR Reporting in Critical Care
    Below is my opinion..... take it or leave it. My facility uses it for ER to ICU/floor report. Meaning, they call and tell us the SBAR is on the way (fax or pneumatic tube). No phone verbal...
    Aug 3, '07
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. Spoken of before
    No extra pay here, either.... even for CCRN and CNRN.
    Jun 23, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  12. cpr training for nursing students- HELP!
    If there were enough people close enough to me, I'd see what I could do about offering a CPR class. I'm an AHA instructor.
    May 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Do you shower when you get off work???
    I'm a night shifter and all I want to do when I get home is go to bed!! I shower when I get up. I wash my hands regularly at work and, if needed, change scrubs
    May 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New to night shift
    Ambien and Lunesta are my friends (and lifesavers!!). I've never been able to sleep well... even at night. My schedule for when I work 2 or more nights (12 hour shifts) in a row... I try to nap...
    May 26, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Cnrn
    I agree, the test is hard!! It made NCLEX and CCRN look like cakewalks! :sofahider :biere:
    Apr 12, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  16. Management of hyperthermia in neuro patients
    Can you provide the citiation from JCAHC as I'm unable to find anything about it on their site.
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  17. Dental Assistants Pushing Propofol etc...
    This doctor is an MD as are the other doctors in the group. I have never heard of oral surgeons being anything other than MD.
    Apr 6, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Incometent Doctor
    Because of the placement required for a Hare Traction splint (under the ischial tuberosity; the patient should feel as though they are sitting on in), it is not used on hip fractures. A Sager...
    Apr 4, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Dental Assistants Pushing Propofol etc...
    My daughter had her wisdom teeth out 2 weeks ago. I was present for the 'induction' of the sedation. The oral surgeon (an MD, not DDS) started the IV and pushed the drugs.... propofol, ketamine,...
    Apr 2, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. are you limited?
    Yes, we have vents and a variety of drips (3% and 5% hypertonic saline, nicardipine, levo, magnesium, propofol, precedex, fentanyl, versed, amicar, insulin), but we generally don't see swans (I think...
    Mar 23, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  21. RN to Paramedic Bridge Course
    my suggestion......... go to medic school (2 year degree) and go to rn school (2 or 4 year degree) - in whichever order you chose. personally, i think going the bridge route shortchanges you. there...
    Mar 22, '07
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  22. Not brain-dead, but ripe for transplant
    We have had several DCD donors (and a few brain death) over the last several months. Working with our local organ procurement organization (OPO) has been quite interesting. They are a wonderful...
    Mar 19, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  23. Ethical ???
    So how is an experienced staff person supposed to handle something? You make it sounds as though no one can handle an ethical dilema. Personally, I would have been on the phone to the house sup to...
    Mar 17, '07
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  24. need wichita hotel...
    Take a look here....... http://www.google.com/maps?hl=en&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-42,GGLG:en&q=hotel+east&near=Wichita,+KS&sa=X&oi=local&ct=title If you have anymore questions, feel free to PM me. ...
    Mar 3, '07
    Forum: Kansas Nursing
  25. Okay, Dumb question=Diluting meds
    After you've gotten your drug and dilutant into the same syringe, aspirate an additional 1-3ml of air to the syringe. Invert several times. I don't think you can mix it any more thorough. After...
    Mar 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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