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  1. Texas TMC ICU interview questions
    Hi Kissunshine check you inbox :whistling:
    Aug 5
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. 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
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. 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
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. 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
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  5. Texas TMC ICU interview questions
    Please do tell..... ;-)
    Aug 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. 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
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. 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
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. 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
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. 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
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. NP vs PA vs CNS
    I will correct that point. Anyone can attend P.A school if they have a bachelor degree. Had a friend who was a history major that applied and got in.... Needless to say ended up quitting. .. the 12...
    May 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Oh lord...I remember one time in the CVICU we were in the middle of a code and a family member came over from the next room asking if the dad next door can have a glass of water!!! Chest open and...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. EKG Competency fail
    For lack of better I have to say I have seen these tactics used by management to get rid of experienced staff or staff under pension system that will cost more money to bring in newbies that are...
    Apr 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. when to start compressions?
    I like to get 12 lead especially if they are still chatting with me! Why? I have had vtach on the monitor but upon 12 lead it was WPW or SVT on very rare occasions in my career I have seen brugada...
    Mar 29
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. Icu Nursing isn't for me help
    Patient educator for diabetes patients admitted in the hospital might be of interest to you :-) doesn't require an MSN like the Nurse Educator in most places but it doesn't hurt to have one...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. What does 1:1 mean exactly?
    Actually it does depend on your Board of Nursing and how far they go to protecting pt safety. ... Safe Harbor (SHPR), which may be initiated by a LVN, RN or APN prior to accepting an assignment...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. What does 1:1 mean exactly?
    TigerRN2013 right depends on the facility policy as well as your Board of Nursing rules and regulations. My facility charge doesn't take on any patients and yes that decision did not come...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. Where's a good place to work in the med center?
    Check your inbox
    Mar 24
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    I empathize with you and hope you get a spot that works for you. On the other hand remember nursing is a stressful career it doesn't matter where you go. I have worked on each end from the low income...
    Mar 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    Glad to be of some help and wishing you the best in finding a good position :-)
    Mar 23
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Diploma nurses are worthless?!
    Sorry terrible communication skills for a management position. Don't let the first person diminish your worth. Check out the facilities that are hiring diploma nurses in your area. Keep in mind that...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    Hope this helps...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Where should I go if I want to start in the ICU as a new grad?
    MN you don't want to apply to Mayo clinic internship program? I believe they have a very thorough program and very employee centered.....I attended their cardiovascular program learned a whole lot...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. AANP Response to Comments on O’Reilly Factor
    Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.......Martin Luther King Jr.
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Dating a Doctor
    RESPECT what you ARE and others follow suit..
    Mar 8
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. Vacation Requests Constantly Denied: A Rant
    First sounds like you maybe experiencing poor management. If the institution you work for doesn't recognize that mandatory overtime puts the patient at risk then maybe you should run. ANA opposes...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations