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  1. Urgently need help! Already offered a position, but another potential has come up...
    Thanks so much for all responses! :) I am restricted to the same amount of hours on either unit. I just strongly would prefer ICU if at all possible for the learning experience!
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Urgently need help! Already offered a position, but another potential has come up...
    Hello everyone, Where I am, student nurses are allowed paid work under supervision after their second year. They are considered employees with the agency. I've was successful in my interview...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Pediatric/Psychiatry Rotation Tips!
    I finished both rotations last November...loved both! :) I grew so much personally as well as professionally throughout the mental health rotation, it was so amazing! I am for sure thinking...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Pediatric Nursing
    I just finished my pediatric rotation. I gave antibiotics through a syringe pump to a newborn and through a secondary IV bag with a pump to a 9month old. As far as I know, all IV meds and fluids must...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. RNs wearing gowns to feed newborns
    On the unit where I was on for my pediatric rotation, we wore gowns when feeding babies to avoid getting baby spit up on our scrubs. We also wore the gowns during baby care to protect us from...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Pediatric ICU Questions!
    Thank you to everyone for your replies! It really helped me in making my decision! I forgot to mention that I am from Canada, so the certification process may be slightly different. I decided...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. Pediatric ICU Questions!
    Hello everyone! I am currently in my 3rd year of my BSN program. I just finished my pediatric rotation and I LOVED it! I have always been interested in ICU, and I love children and families. I am...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. I care too much about what others think...
    Sometimes when something goes wrong a unit, I feel the student nurses are usually the ones to blame. For example, someone had left a soiled bedpan on the ground in the dirty utility room because the...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Advice on Med Surg
    I am also a visual learner! I don't highlight my textbooks because it gives me a headache when I read it over again..but I do highlight my lecture notes/notes I take down on my own in a color coded...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Volunteering at a hospital?
    Hello! I'm from BC so I'm not too sure about the details of where you want to volunteer... I know some hospitals do have separate volunteer programs for adults and teens. I did the teen...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Pediatric/Psychiatry Rotation Tips!
    Wow!! Mental health seems so fun from the way you are describing it! I'm sure no other rotation will have us playing board games with our patients! :) I am less nervous for that rotation now! It was...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Pediatric/Psychiatry Rotation Tips!
    Hello! I will be starting my pediatric rotation and psychiatry rotation in while.. I'm wondering if anyone has any fantastic tips? :) I am not too sure what to expect! What does a day typically...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. About IV piggyback
    When there is an order for IV medication and it does not specify, the nurse is able to choose to give it piggy back or IV push, depending on the patient's need/condition. Like loriangel14 said,...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Dalteparin - Incorrect route of administration?
    Thank you Ashley! :)
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Precautions and Medication Administration
    Is there a window on the door of the patient room? You can put your MAR in a plastic sleeve, and tape it facing the inside of the room. If your patient room does not have a window, you can do...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Dalteparin - Incorrect route of administration?
    Hello! Could someone please help me out? I have been racking my brain and going through all my books but cannot find what the answer may be! Dalteparin (Fragmin) is a drug that is only...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Dealing with a negative instructor
    I have had a similar experience with a clinical instructor like this, who made it clear who she liked and did not like (With no good reason...) I tried my best to stay on her good side - always...
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. IV Push Calculation Pratice Questions
    Hi Everyone, I'm looking for more IV push medication calcuation practice questions ( any other med calculations in general). Anyone know where to find some math practice I can dig into??? :lol2:
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Continuous Bladder Irrigation Flow Rate?
    Hi Everyone, I have looked EVERYWHERE in my Perry & Potter skills text for an actual flow rate for continous bladder irrigation and I can't find one. I looked around this site and there were some...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Continuous Bladder Irrigation Flow Rate?
    Hi Everyone, I have looked EVERYWHERE in my Perry & Potter skills text for an actual flow rate for continous bladder irrigation and I can't find one. I looked around this site and there were some...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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