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  1. Late for work excuses
    Yea, I think I'd have either found some way to keep the cat away from the carpet (roll it up, close a door, put down plastic) or use another excuse. From an animal lover and lifetime owner of cats,...
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. My first case of NEC
    The evil demon NEC came and snatched another one from us. I walked by the empty bedspace a few hours ago and it almost ripped my heart out. As always; nicest family in the world. Well to...
    May 20
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Is there a CLINICAL DNP?
    I can't speak to where you would obtain enhanced clinical practice, but the PhD should provide substantial scientific education. My program so far has been extremely heavy on critical appraisal of...
    May 18
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  4. Can you succeed in BSN programs without Chemisty?
    There was some basic chemistry in my A&P. Was not required for my ADN; of course that was in the previous century. My RN to BSN didn't require it either and I finished that 18 months ago. My graduate...
    May 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. What are your pet peeves?
    You're new around here. . . . I like you.
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. What are your pet peeves?
    Love it, please tell me you've actually said this!! Such a heartless and rude ER nurse thing to say!! (Where's that sarcasm font again?)
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Bedpan? Why not a Poise pad?
    Hi DCBW!! As a NICU nurse I can assure you it is quite possible to determine UOP from a poise pad or diaper (which I use in the context of infant care, so please no attacks on that term). ...
    May 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Annual Physical - Does Your Job Require This?
    Nobody beats what my employer asks for. . . A multi-page survey asking if you have had any of the following conditions including: Heart disease HTN Fibromyalgia Bleeding disorders...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is getting my RN at a technical college a bad idea?
    Once more, since your plans have CRNA school up there, you will need to make sure the BSN program you choose has a good success rate where you apply. WGU poses issues for some graduate programs as it...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is getting my RN at a technical college a bad idea?
    Cause they can have it now!!! No wait. I can see the desperation though as I've heard many CA colleges do admissions on a lottery, so not even stellar grades are going to up your chances of getting...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. giving D50 for hyperkalemia
    Yea, last time I did that was SOOOO long ago cause we don't do this in NICU. To emphasize how long ago, I was instructed by a dialysis nurse that I should poke both the needles (yes, that would be...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Is getting my RN at a technical college a bad idea?
    So though I am not experienced as in having your exact situation, going to a technical school for ADN in Cali, I could say it's going to be hard to find too many experienced nurses who have attended...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Is getting my RN at a technical college a bad idea?
    Here's a thread about your proposed school: http://allnurses.com/california-nursing/american-career-college-971140.html
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Is getting my RN at a technical college a bad idea?
    Just be sure the colleges you are looking at for BSN completion will take your non-nursing courses. Otherwise you are wasting all the effort other than your nursing courses. If you have checked it...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Do patients know a "good nurse"?
    Actually I think these two examples are incredibly perceptive. The first one gives credit to the nurse that most might direct to the physician, because he/she ordered the XR & meds. The second is...
    May 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Late for work excuses
    Not as a nurse, I was still in school & working in fast food. My roomie & I were headed to our car to go to work (worked together). We turned around when we saw some of our sketchy neighbors waving a...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Oldest Practicing Nurse in US Turns 90!!
    I was wondering if this was the lady mentioned in this AN posting from a few weeks ago but the ages don't match. http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/oldest-practicing-nurse-983294.html
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Lpn/looking for online associated degree in nursing
    There is Excelsior College out of NY State. There is a forum dedicated to it here on AN because there are many differences between it and other traditional programs. Do not be taken in by companies...
    May 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  19. Patient has question re:  Saline Locks-
    Yes, the short tubing in the original link would screw onto an IV catheter. One would also need to attach an hub of some sort to the other end. I'm attaching a link to a typical hub used nowadays. ...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Offered a position, worried about drug test and legitimately prescribed ADD meds
    I used to work at a hospital that has this ridiculous drug policy, especially in regards to prescription meds. Bedside staff were not allowed to use any prescribed controlled substances within 24hrs...
    May 11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Patient has question re:  Saline Locks-
    Some will say you are seeking medical advice and cite violation of the terms of service. I don't see it that way. I believe you are asking for "inside information on the existence of types of medical...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. stuck.
    A common issue, true. Thing is, the OP did express a desire to work in "neonatal". That's pretty much limited to only hospital work. My advice to the OP I'd that our neonatal unit hasn't hired an...
    May 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Why do some nurses come across to be rude?
    How did this thread get unclosed? Curious. . .
    May 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. 3.4 gpa-doomed?
    My GPA at "easy" CC was lower than at two universities. After the "poor" prep afforded me in CC and an often accused "diploma mill", I was accepted into a well regarded B&M State university PhD...
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Bedpan? Why not a Poise pad?
    I think that's an element that's been sorely neglected in this discussion. Involving the patient in the decision. Giving her the options and allowing her input on what she feels is more dignified. ...
    May 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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