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  1. Narcan Prep
    I also prepare for them to vomit.. As this has happened to me many times.. (this is with more for an addict than post op but I'd still be prepared)
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Bolus D5NS with 20mEq KCl
    I know protocols are different at different hospitals. We generally give 10meq over 1hr (in 100ml bag). I always would question an order to bolus a fluid with an additive.. And you can always check...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. It was a nurse
    Beautiful :-)
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. New grad preceptor relationship
    Can I ask, have you talked to her about how she is feeling about coming off orientation? Do you talk openly about it frequently? If so do you feel she is open about her feelings? I remember...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Why are medication orders written this way?
    Our orders are written half tab as the pp described!
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. dyslexic CPR
    Lmao!
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. How many work and go to nursing school?
    I am now a nurse but I did work while in nursing school ans raised a family! The nursing student who work with me in the ED do work full time and go to school full time as well! Is it easy? No! It's...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Failed Nclex RN, any tips!!!
    Do you have test anxiety?
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. How much of your cohort did you "lose"?
    We started with 40 graduated with 17!
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. new grad nursing jobs
    You can start now for sure, Check all hospital websites and I would check daily, they get so many resumes you want to apply quickly. I checked everyday until I got a job last year! Don't get...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  11. St. Joseph's Open House
    Yes white shoes are required for clinicals, they can be sneakers or nursing clogs. As for stethoscopes, I like the littman brand, they range from under 50 to hundreds. Here is a site that sells them...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  12. St. Joseph's Open House
    Aw... I hope I was helpful lol.. Congrats on getting in! Let me know if you have any more questions :)
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  13. St. Joseph's Open House
    Hi there.. I will be happy to tell you all about it... I'm at work now but at some point tomorrow I will pm you :)
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  14. How many PAGES do you have to READ b4 TESTS?
    Yes we have crazy amounts of reading as well!!! And I can't just skim or look at charts! We have to read or we are bound to lose points.. Our teachers love picking little details that you would only...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Why am I a B student?
    No more, not unless you realize you read the question wrong or filled in the wrong bubble or whatever.. Stick with your gut :)
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Student Moms
    My kids were exactly the same age well 2yrs and the other 10mo when I started!! I'm not going to sugar coat it it is hard work and there are times I just want to hang with my kids and they just want...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Am I over-thinking, or are these just bad test questions?
    AMEN!!!!!! The only way to be efficient and be thorough is to be able to talk to your patients while you're doing tasks!!
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Am I over-thinking, or are these just bad test questions?
    Agree.. And lets just say none of the other answers work so process of elimination.. The only other "possible" would be radiating but that would have to clearly had stated it traveled down the leg or...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Why am I a B student?
    As most people have said rest/sleep is very important!!! Take breaks from studying! I study in short bursts throughout the days and make sure to call it a night at a fair time and I do very well. The...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. White pants for pinning?
    Do you have an Alexanders uniforms near you? I believe they sell a nice pair of white pants.. I don't think Dickies would look bad. Our guys wear all white too and we wear white dresses however we...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Get the question right and lose a point!!
    I understand how you feel, it happened to me recently too!!! Kudos for getting it right, try and focus on being proud of yourself :)
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. When to ask about medication questions?
    Congratulations, your thinking is right on target!!! It's great that you are picking up these things and questioning them.. Your instructor should have no problem answering these questions! If she is...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Have you bought any nursing textbooks online?
    As some have said, I've had great luck on Amazon and they due usually indicate whether or not the CD is included!
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Is this even possible while in nursing school?
    Can it be done? Like others have said, sure anything is possible. But.. Would I recommend? No! Nursing school is a fulltime job in itself! Nevermind with work, relationships, life!! Life stops with...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Eating Healthy in Nursing School
    Great thread!! I go to the gym 5 days a week. Yes it is very touch to fit into such a demanding schedule but I go after my children are in bed, bring note cards so at least I'm studying too LOL,...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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