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  1. Specialty with vacation time
    I don't know of any employer that will give you months off at a time unless it's medical leave. A vacation like that is something you need to do before finding employment. What you can do is talk...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Help!! Having a hard time with wording this dx!
    Is the dx of anorexia supposed to mean anorexia nervosa the eating disorder, or anorexia being the loss of desire to eat (such as in some cancer pts)?
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. appropriate interview attire
    I've always stuck with nice pants (something tan, brown, or blue....Never jeans), a button-down shirt (tucked in) and casual or semi-dress leather shoes. If I want to add extra, I'd wear a tie.
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Hospital Technology Question
    Good point.
    Oct 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Hospital Technology Question
    I have to log in to access anything. But the idea of just swiping in sounds like it would be a time saver.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Should I quit?
    Good luck with school. Post again if you need any help.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Should I quit?
    Take notes in lecture, take notes when studying. This always worked for me when I was trying to memorize. It might work for you. Also, try getting a study group together and study chapters...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. History of VAP
    [color=#0e774a]i just found this powerpoint for someone else witha vap question. maybe it could help you. [color=#0e774a] [color=#0e774a]www.flpic.com/vap_prevention_cjl_10-08.ppt[color=#767676]
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  9. I have a few questions about the VAP Bundle and trach tubes
    [color=#0e774a]try looking through this power point. it might answer some of your questions. [color=#0e774a] [color=#0e774a]www.flpic.com/vap_prevention_cjl_10-08.ppt[color=#767676]
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Age of graduates coming out of Nursing School!?
    I was 22 when I graduated.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. 1st impression/clinical instructor
    Listen to them, do what you are supposed to do, act professional. Pretty much just act like you are starting a new job.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Opioid Related Respiratory depression
    Do you have any thoughts on the answer so far? Let us know what you are thinking already, and we can help you from there.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. i am not crazy
    Personally, I would have gone back to my unit after leaving the unit I floated to to see what the staffing needs were or if I needed to float to another unit. But when the supervisor tells you to...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. i am not crazy
    What shift were you suposed to be working?
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. First identifier of hemmorhagic shock?
    I'd pick (A). Restlessness would be because of low O2 sats due to blood loss, Heart rate would increase as blood pressure decreases.
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Nasogastric Tube & Nursing Articles!! PLEASE HELP ASAP
    Try searching on Google Scholar. It can help you find articles or journals. I used it a lot in school.
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. New Nurse Gear: What every new nurse needs?
    Stethoscope, scissors, clamps, penlight, pen, sharpie, watch. Everything else I get at work.
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Choosing a clinical immersion location
    I would suggest picking the area that you would get the most experience and best learning opportunities. Also, look at where you want to go after graduation. I was able to pick the OR too, but I...
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Let's Have Some FUN!
    Spinal stenosis
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Basic question, almost ashamed to ask
    Turning the pt from side to side and using pillows to prop them up to change pressure points. Depending on their current skin condtion, having them on their back between sides might happen too.
    Sep 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you guys wear skirts or pants?
    Maybe a skirt would be nice on a hot summer day to get some air flow, but I think my boss might have a problem with it.
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. Where can I get 100% Polyester scrubs (XXL)?
    Just curious...What's the relation between cotton and wireless waves?
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. has anyone ever ordered from www.uniformdiscount.com
    I've orderd from few scrub/medical sites, and I've had bad luck. With one I had to contact the BBB and my bank to try to get my money back. I would definately advise checking up on any website...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. BEST Nursing Shoes??
    Nike. I see them a lot where I work.
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Do you keep your rn shoes in the car after a shift?
    Mine never leave my work. I leave them in my locker and wear another pair home. Too many body fluids have touched those shoes, and even if I wipe them down with sanitizer, I don't feel right...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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