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  1. Infection control practitioner
    Hi Rose - I am also interested in working as an Infection Preventionist and to receive a degree in epidemiology and biostatistics. I feel like Infection Prevention may be a good move for me! I am...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  2. ER nurse to FNP
    Hello eCCU! Yes, I have been looking into the differences between FNP and ACNP. My concern with ACNP is that I will still end up with nights/weekends/holidays. I definitely do NOT want to be in the...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. ER nurse to FNP
    To clarify, when I apply for an IMC job, it is listed as RN II, when I apply for ER or ICU, it is listed as RN III. When I build my resume, I want it to show an upward trajectory, moving in the...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. ER nurse to FNP
    Hello! I am beginning coursework and pre-requisites to become an FNP. I have been an ER nurse for 2 years, and I feel it is time to dive more deeply into learning! I would like to switch units to ICU...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. NP or MHA?
    Thank you for all of the replies! My gut tells me that I would like to be a part of the business and/or patient satisfaction side of things. For example, there is a job at my hospital called,...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. NP or MHA?
    Hello! I need career guidance. I am looking at continuing my education and would like to enter either an MHA program for Masters of Health Administration, or become a Nurse Practitioner. I don't even...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Nursing Interventions for drug seekers in the ED
    I found an excellent article regarding drug-seeking behaviors and super users in the emergency department written by Studer Group coaches. Run a google search on "Managing drug-seeking behaviors and...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Patient Experience, patient centered care
    Hello! I am an ER Nurse in Arizona and I have just completed my BSN. I am very excited about new opportunities that will open for me as a brand-new BSN. I have been an RN for about 3 years. I would...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. hypoglycemia - D10W, peripheral line
    Hello! I am a nurse with just under 2 years of experience in the ER. Yesterday, I had a patient with a hypoglycemic episode. He kept crashing over and over - and I kept giving him D50 IV. Initially,...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Tasks that are left for the floor
    thank you very much for the thoughtful replies!!! I had all 4 of my patients admitted and no transport (and I had to go get all of their tele's) ... so I was in a bind. But I made it through! And I...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Tasks that are left for the floor
    As an ER nurse, how do you determine which tasks you leave for the floor nurse? Yesterday I was ABSOLUTELY swamped. I am a new nurse in the ER (1 year of experience). Lately, as I have posted in...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    Yesterday at work ... I admitted 3 patients - and I gave 3 WONDERFUL reports :-) The nurses who received the reports were wonderful :-) THANK GOODNESS! I definitely needed a break from crabby...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    I am really trying to pay attention to what I am saying in report and how it is received. ANOTHER BAD ONE last night! It's like I can just plan on my report being crappy :-( I feel like the nurses on...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. New nurses in the ER
    What a kind, encouraging post :-) I am a little over 1 year into my nursing career and I started out in the ER. I have felt VERY overwhelmed, much of the time. I have questioned my decision to go...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    Thank you for all of the replies. I appreciate the discussion. In which part of SBAR do you include medication administration?
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    In the interest of trying to give better report, I would like to intentionally adopt the SBAR format. I am going to make every effort to give report in SBAR. In light of this, where do I put...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    YES - that is exactly the THING - it's the questioning in the middle of the report that drives me nuts - and then I have to skip around the chart to get everything answered!!! OH m'gosh :-) Well,...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. GIVING REPORT!!!!!
    I have been feeling an increasing level of frustration lately with regards to giving reports to the floor, be it ICU, med-surg, or OB. Yesterday I had one intubated patient who I had just finished...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. DKA - urine output
    I am a new nurse, with just over 1 year of experience. I am learning more and more about DKA and wondering the pathophysiology behind DKA. What is the reason we should be monitoring the patient's...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  20. Just starting out ...
    I am a new nurse (1.5 years) and I have a long-term goal of becoming a diabetes educator. Where do I begin? I believe a good start for me would be to get into wound care. Just want to get some...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  21. Want to become a CDE
    I am wondering How to get started to begin my journey towards becoming a CDE. I have looked at the website: http://www.ncbde.org/certification_info/eligibility-requirements/ For the professional...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  22. Want to become a CDE
    I wonder if a podiatrist or wound care doctor could use your help with diabetes education? Or perhaps a location with a hyperbaric chamber?
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  23. Offered a position as research coordinator
    @equestriRN: Sounds great! Does the university that you work for - do they send you to several different hospitals? Do you have a bachelors degree?
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  24. I want to get into Research. Advice?
    @klone: where will you be enrolling in your Master's program for clinical research management?
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  25. What draws a nurse into Public Health?
    Hello! I am a new grad RN and starting to work on my BSN. I am not entirely sure what my 5 year plan is, but I have begun to consider Public Health Nursing. I would like to know what interests you...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing


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