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  1. Med Error.
    Im a nurse in cardiac tele/TCU I made a med error, A heparin drip was started, and depending on the hep uf/anti-xa ( lab value) its suppose to be changed/titrated/keep the same depending on the lab...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. sometimes this is so hard!
    just corrected the errors. I was sleepy when i've written it on my ipad.
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Would Nursing be a Good Fit?
    Been a nurse for 6 years, presently working in a cardiac unit, if you want be up on your feet, performs well in a stressful, fast paced environment and can multi-task then nursing is for you. ...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Maybe bedside nursing isn't for me
    There is no such thing as stable routine in bedside nursing. Things change all the time. Find an office job/clinic. Pays less but thats stable.
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. New Grad Rehab RN highly desiring ICU / anesthesiology career
    New grads or people without acute care experience dont get hired in ICU, acuity level is just too different. ICU will hire people mostly with stepdown or tele experience and they may get picky if you...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Help!! Can new grad BSNs start in Long Term Care and move to the Hospital Setting?
    Yeah you can, i did that myself.
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Job interview that made you want to run?
    Go to the second interview, then decline when an offer has been extended or call the HR tell them you are withdrawing your application(i prefer calling hr right away). I know what you are talking...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. How to mention pending offers while interviewing for nurse positions
    Dont. Just accept the offer. If chicago offers u too then accept and quit michigan. Its just an interview so dont think too far ahead yet.
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. sometimes this is so hard!
    Yeah, been a nurse for a 6 year' i always right down important stuff that i need to do so i wont forget, but it happens, as long as you dont forget something critical (which you should right down),...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New Grad RN programs in Northern Ca
    Get ur RN license first
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Almost done first semester!
    Us nurses feel good knowing that future nurses that will hopefully join us soon are serious with their studies. Kudos to you!
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. 17 Year Old Boy wanting to be a nurse. Help?
    You need to get better grades in your pre reqs. Nursing is not easy to begin with. BSN-RN here. I wrote my own thesis and case studies. Was bloody but worth it. NClex is a challenge. Getting a job is...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Is every RN out there burned out and unhappy??
    Im a nurse x6 years. me= burned out. I dont hate nursing, but a vacation is in order hopefully with vodka straight up
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Moving out in 6 months, should I accept a job?
    Honestly dont. Tell them your leaving(if your husband is sure of the transfer) it wont look good on your resumé leaving work under a year, specially if you wanna be in an acute care setting. It would...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. I hate nursing!!!
    Been a nurse for 6 years, my first 6 months was on a medsurg floor, I was a wreck, i'd throw up before working,even cry, i was close to a nervous breakdown. I decided to change area, I worked in a...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Nursing student CNAs passing meds in ALF
    yes, they are qualified to pass meds, I work in SNF right now but we have an ALF too, CNA's are allowed to pass meds but they cant perform assesments or give meds with parameters like hold if BP is...
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Telemetry RN interview! need some tips!
    i've more or less memorized all the algorithm in ACLS, i cant memorize all the drugs too.. I feel mentally tired and cant just go any further. I memorized them(algorithm) so I can be a bit ready if...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Telemetry RN interview! need some tips!
    thanks!! im driving myself nuts by trying to read all cardiac illnesses..ok now u gave me some relief thanks!
    Aug 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Telemetry RN interview! need some tips!
    guys i need help! im desperate to nail the interview.. i need to get this job, I need to support myself, parents and brothers! please answer!
    Aug 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Telemetry RN interview! need some tips!
    Hi I have a job interview this week for a RN Telemetry Cardiac position, Im nervous and scared, this will make or break my nursing career! can you give me some tips regarding the interview specific...
    Aug 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. How to Improve chances of getting in Acute Care?
    Hi, I've been an RN for 3 years now in long term care, I want to transition to acute care but it's so hard to even land a job interview, what can I do that will improve my chances of getting hired? ...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. LPN to RN. LTC experience harmful when seeking hospital jobs?
    Its not harmful I guess, if you dont stay too long in an LTC.. otherwise they will advise you to have a some refresher course...Im presently working in an LTC rightnow and is trying to transition to...
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. New grad friendly hospitals in California?
    yeah its really hard, i have LTC experience but I'm trying to transition to acute care, it's really hard to get a job if u dont have acute experience.. Try Glendale memorial and USC
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Should I re-follow up?
    thanks guys, I'll wait a weak then.. I dont want to annoy anyone (specially not the manager and the recruiter.) if i want to get hired.
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Application Follow-up
    Thanks. I'll do that. 
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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