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  1. Precepting a floor nurse
    Thank you! That helps!
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Precepting a floor nurse
    I am precepting a floor nurse who just decided to come to ER. She is currently in the internship program. this has been challenging for me because I have never precepted anyone, we are extremely...
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. I have no idea where to start.. Plz help!
    Im looking to travel for a little bit. I live in texas right now and have 3-5 years ER experience as an RN. How do I do it? What companies are good? I don't really know where to begin. Can anyone...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. IV nursing question/advice
    Thank you both for replying! This is stuff I dont know, sounds good to me! I appreciate it!
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. IV nursing question/advice
    I have only been nursing for about 3 years in the ER. I've become pretty good at starting IV's and love to try and get the "hard sticks." If I could start IV's all day that's what I'd do. Everyone...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Need advice from experienced ER nurses!
    Thank you so much for your reply! This helps :)
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Need advice from experienced ER nurses!
    I'm a relatively new ER nurse (18 mos exp) and just transferred from a small ER to a big one for more experience...the problem is this ER sees SO many kids!!! I am not familiar with peds and it seems...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Prescribing narcotics to drug seekers
    Very VERY good point. I think some nurses confuse treating with enabling...
    Feb 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Prescribing narcotics to drug seekers
    I totally understand where you are coming from... I just quit an ER that was majority chronic prescription drug seekers. Some of these people would give fake identity (OK-- that's fraud), fake phone...
    Feb 13, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. any advice?
    Yes I did talk to the temporary manager and she did offer me some hours at the downtown facility which is closer to me, however, it is not the best place to work. Ive heard bad things from former...
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. any advice?
    I had a job interview last week at another ED within my hospital's system. To make a long story as short as possible, the reason for my interest in leaving is that our hosp has been flexing us like...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Signs hospital is closing?
    thank you!!!
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Signs hospital is closing?
    thank you so much for taking the time out to write! It is nerve racking...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Signs hospital is closing?
    Has anyone ever worked in a hospital that closed their doors without much warning?? There are rumors floating around that our facility is closing. Its a small satellite hospital, about 15-20 years...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hospital Closing??
    We closed down labor and delivery last year and the med surg floor is closed. The hospital is a satellite hospital of the mothership which is downtown. Its only about 15-20 years old. Thing is, we...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Hospital Closing??
    No the whole hospital... (I tried to post in general but could not find the "new thread" link sorry)
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Hospital Closing??
    There are rumors floating around that our hospital is closing.....I am a new nurse and not familiar with this type of thing happening...If they do close, how do they go about telling the employees so...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Reporting to ICU
    YES! I agree. I dont work for a trauma hospital, but I also think that we should give a report in person with the chart in hand so that we can both look at the patient and the chart together to...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Reporting to ICU
    it did?? I always try to post a thread in the ED forum...if it came up in gen nursing, i wasn't supposed to...ooops:uhoh3:
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Reporting to ICU
    [quote=PMFB-RN;4531414]I have never observed or experienced any problems between ER vs ICU nurses. Many of the ICU nurses at my hospital also work part time or casual in the ER. We all get along...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Reporting to ICU
    awesome...where do you work?????:clown:
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. ED Safety: Assaults up, drug calls up, security down
    Its amazing how something major has to happen before they make any changes...there should always be a visitor rule and a security guard at the entrance. Especially with all the HIPPA concern, you...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Reporting to ICU
    I havent been a nurse for long ( a year and a half) so I have only worked in ER. I have noticed when I give report to ICU they often times speak "down" to us constantly asking why didnt you do this?...
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Drug seekers
    HAHA...and I'll call them out on it too!
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Drug seekers
    I wouldnt call you a drug seeker at all. Drug seekers are typically "narcotic seekers" and usually refuse Toradol, motrin, tylenol, or better yet, they are allergic to all NSAIDS. Toradol is a great...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing

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