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  1. Petition for Small Hospital
    Hey guys I put this on the Georgia site. I work in a small critical access hospital in Fort Valley Georgia. We are wanting to build a more modernized hospital, because this one just can not keep up...
    Nov 3, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Petition for small Hospital
    Hello everyone. A while back I put in a request for people to go on a website and help our small hospital in Fort Valley out. I would like to thank everyone who has signed the petition. They have...
    Nov 3, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  3. Anyone heard of Access nursing
    I have recently looked into travel nursing and have a lot of agencies call me. I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of access nursing if so please give info. Also, how is the california pay for...
    Oct 24, '06
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. RSI rapid sequence intubation question
    In the facility I work at I Love the RSI Protocol. It is weight based and we already have it figured out. The following are the Medications and dosages that we use in order: Lidocaine 1mg/kg Max...
    Oct 24, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Anyone Going To Macon State
    You really need to make yourself known. Don't just sit back and wait. I called everyday to see what the status was and I think they finally got tired of hearing from me. I have already graduated...
    Oct 22, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  6. legal issue with restraints
    Thank you so much for your help. I truely appreciate it very much
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. Heparin in an emergency-to draw PTT or not?
    I have to say that we have a protocol and before you give a bolus of heparin and then hang it you better have a baseline PT and PTT INR. You never know what might be going on with this patient. In...
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Legal issues on restraints
    Hello I need some advice or cases about improper use of restraints on patients or failure to document appropriately on reason for restraints. I am giving a class on the proper use of restraints and...
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  9. Ga Nurses Who Work Nights
    Hello fellow night shift people, I love night shift I work 12 hour shifts one week 3 days the other 4 days. I dont do weekends and every 6 weeks I take weekend call. I wouldn't change it. Plus...
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. Help needed for small hospital
    Hi My name is Linda and I work in a small critical access hospital in Fort Valley Georgia. This hospital has been here since before I was born and that is a long time, but with time comes change...
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  11. GA Nursing Roll Call
    Hello, I'm Linda and I live in Warner Robins Georgia. Hope to have some great discussions:wavey:
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. Nurse sentenced to life in prison
    I find it sad that such an incident could occur. If she had a substance abuse problem why did they allow her to continue to work? I am glad that she is no longer working as a nurse. Did anyone...
    Oct 21, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. What is your nurse to pt ratio....and how many is too many?
    I would think about changing hospitals. My nurses have 6:1 to 7:1 patients. They document on there patients and they do their own graphing of vital signs so they can see the changes the patient may...
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. ER nurses, read this!
    I would greatly appreciate your help. My email address is trixytop4@yahoo.com Thanks very much.
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. legal issue with restraints
    We have a great system for documentation. Of course we are a small hospital that is still in the age of hand writing everything. No computer charting. My problem is getting it through to these...
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. House Supervisor RN
    Psychic ball is wrong. Mainly med-surg and of course house means the rest of the hospital. Count your psychic ball as a scam.:wink2:
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  17. Med-Surg Roll Call
    I work on the med-surg floor as a House Supervisor. This means I deal will with all areas of the hospital when needed, but my main concentration is the Med-Surg floor. I started 12years ago as an...
    Oct 18, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Death by Arterial Line?
    Why would you put a A-line in a patient for blood draws and blood gases that is crazy. I would never leave a line in just for that. Monitoring hemodynamics should be the only reason you use an...
    Oct 18, '06
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. legal issue with restraints
    I am getting ready for a skills fair at the hospital where I work. One of the classes that I will be teaching is on restraints. I keep finding so many errors that it is unbelievable so I am trying...
    Oct 18, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. ER nurses, read this!
    I truely enjoyed the article and would like to email it to the Nurse Manager of our ER, but I don't know how any help would be appreciated:confused:
    Oct 18, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. House Supervisor RN
    :wavey: Hello Everyone! I am still learning all the ins and outs of this site, but I have quite enjoyed reading all the different forums. Can not wait to get into the swing of all this. :nurse:
    Oct 18, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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