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  1. Flight Nurse Advice
    Do you know of any other RN to EMT-P bridges?
    Feb 18
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  2. Flight Nurse Advice
    Not everyone requires 5 years. Air Evac (in Texas - san antonio area) requires 3 years and passing their test. I volunteered as an EMT-B then an EMT-I85 in texas with a third service 911 and a...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  3. Arizona ICU nurses! Are you happy?
    UAMC in Tucson CVICU has had 3 managers in 4 years if that tells you anything.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. Question for nurses working in various ICU settings
    Did you get the job?
    Feb 17
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Is there a "safe harbor" law in Arizona?
    In Texas, my home state, there is a "safe harbor law" which allows a nurse to accept an UNSAFE assignment, but still have their license protected if there is a negative patient outcome. Is there...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. how to get a job as flight nurse
    You might do well to get some 911 EMS experience if you can.
    Feb 6
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  7. Amiodarone help!
    Are you really stable if you are unresponsive? Bp or not, the patient is post code. Doesn't sound stable to me.
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  8. CVSU or CCU?
    If you can hold your own on a CVICU, any Icu will take you . And you'll be guaranteed to float to your other units... Whereas.. You don't get to float to Cv /s cv experience.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. Narcotics administration
    i dont care how much they want. i give it . if they want it more often give them a pca. if the doc prescribed it they can have it. push it fast, sure. if they are trying to get high i document...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Sedation in ICU... your opinions/ experiences?
    Typically 1mcg/kg fentanyl /c a little versedOr propofol bonus on top of that.Plus or minus. Unless they are a ventilator PRO, one of the rare patients who doesn't mind and well tolerates alertness...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Propofol & Cocaine = violent patient??
    Every intensive care unit I have seen requires restraints for intubated patients. And +1 for dexmedetomidine induced bradycardia and hypotension.
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Teacher said NOWAY....new grad hiring into ICU positions
    Most residencies for RNs are @6 months tops for ICU. 2 year committment maybe but not on your own as an RN for 2 years is ridiculous
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. What to do about disruptive behavior?
    No one is judging. You DID ask for opinions. Part of Icu nursing is knowing when and how to ask for help. You didn't and a patients care suffered for it. Bottom line. Heartfelt analogies do not...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. What to do about disruptive behavior?
    And in accepting and depending on help, one must make specific requests such as hey, will you please turn so and so for me. Then follow up.
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. What to do about disruptive behavior?
    12 hours without turning is horrendous. I hope you learned that lesson. Write an incident report and request an arbitration with the disruptive nurse. She was out of line. You also need to write an...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Brainstorming needed!
    Also do the pacep.org coned mods. And mention them in your interview. I'm about 3 mi from the hospital.
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. Brainstorming needed!
    Palmetto Richland Hit me up on fb I never have luck with the pm system on this website.Fb/8jimi8
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. How did you break into CTICU?
    Move to Tucson. My CVI is hiring.
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. ICU or ER?...Dec 2012 Grad
    ICU. level 1 trauma is more likely to hire a newer, but with experience ICU nurse (because they are trained to do ICU nursing) than a ER nurse with the same amount of experience. Because that...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Teacher said NOWAY....new grad hiring into ICU positions
    2 year residency? that doesnt makes sense.
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Brainstorming needed!
    Let me know. I'll splitter recruitment bonus with you.
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. Use it or lose it
    lmao.... you'll like the neuro patients! hahaahahha who likes doing q1 hour neuro checks. NOT ME! Better start studying. There was a period of time when i worked on a mixed icu/imc and i found...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. What do you want in a set up of a new room for an incoming patient?
    i want two suction setups, a zero'd bed, 4 sets of iv tubing, iv pumps, monitoring equipment, flushes, poccbg supplies, iv start setups and angiocaths, bath supplies, a new gown, chux/ultrasorbs, a...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. PRN pay
    3 years experience, 2.5 in critical care.I signed per Diem with Maxim staffing solutions for 40/hr last week.
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  25. Understanding cardiac gtts
    If you want to understand the drugs, study the pharmacokinetics. Especially the method of action.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac


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