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  1. Most challenging nursing department
    I agree with what others have stated that the most "challenging" department is different from person to person based on personality, coping skills, and personal preference. For me, however, it is...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    Me 1. State: CA (San Francisco East Bay) 2. Years experience: 3 3. Specialty/unit and work setting: ER/Trauma, 130-bed hospital and designated stroke and trauma center 4. Hourly Pay (base...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. "What I Really Do" meme
    Lol. Here is mine. You can make yours using the generator here: Create What people think I do, What I really do | meme images builder 10274
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Heart Stop Beating - man lives without heart
    Great, now when will we know when to start CPR? At least we won't have to chart BP, HR, heart sounds, and pulse ox. But how are we going to get ABGs?!
    Feb 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New CEN Exam
    Just finished taking the revised exam and I passed! I am so relieved. It was not as hard as people make it out to be. I found it easy to eliminate wrong answers. The hardest part for me was sitting...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Another CEN question
    I have created a thread regarding the new test. I believe mwboswell is taking the test today and am curious of his experience.
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. 4th of July in the ER
    Our meter reads "HI" whenever a value is over 600. The 1,257 mg/dl is an actual reading from our lab after sending off her blood.
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. New CEN Exam
    THANKS MWBOSWELL! Your resources and knowledge in this subject is unparalleled. I actually responded to a previous thread which you answered and was hoping you would share your experience of the...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. 4th of July in the ER
    should've seen my other patient last week, hemoglobin=2.1, hematocrit=7.3 and she was alert and talking. i've been having some patients with labs that are incompatible with life and still kicking...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. New CEN Exam
    Thanks. I been to their website already and looked at the new content changes. Also, the test rolls out today and any test taker should get their results at the end of the test from what I understand.
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. 4th of July in the ER
    I work at a basic ER and my I had two drunk patients under involuntary psychiatric holds, a 50-year old woman who still cries "i want my mama" for a miniscule kidney stone, a lady with DKA (pH=6.8,...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. New CEN Exam
    Supposedly the new test has rolled out today (being 7/5/11). 1. Anybody take and passed the test? 2. How was the test different? 3. How did you study? 4. What resources did you use to study...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Another CEN question
    Great tips above mwboswell. What are some ways you recommend studying for the revised CEN exam? Will you be providing an update on your experience on the new July exam? I just registered to take my...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. insulin drip protocol for mixing/priming: how do you mix it?
    If i remember correctly, pH was 7.101, bicarb was around 6.3, BGL was 544 mg/dl. Dr. ordered 100mEq of sodium bicarb.
    May 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. Anyone have experience with Fremont Hospital Psych?
    ...this ought to do it haha
    May 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Anyone have experience with Fremont Hospital Psych?
    now I need 2 more posts so I can respond to it lol
    May 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Anyone have experience with Fremont Hospital Psych?
    got your PM
    May 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. CRNA School Costs
    Here are the tuition figures for Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California: 2010-2011 Tuition and Fees | Samuel Merritt University Here is a flyer I got from one of the informational...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  19. What professional Websites do you use?
    allnurses.com :) haha in addition to that, wikipedia, pubmed, epocrates, and use your school library subscriptions for online database. I use uptodate and lexicomp at work.
    May 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Anyone have experience with Fremont Hospital Psych?
    Seems the nurses did mostly paperwork there. The mental health technicians did most the patient care. Feels like a nice college dorm on lock-down when I did my rotations. Had the usual "code greens"...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. insulin drip protocol for mixing/priming: how do you mix it?
    Wow, I wonder who tweeted this thread as "Scary that RN in ER without sufficient knowledge of DKA is asking on the internet how to manage!" I guess this is the hazing I get as the new grad :) Just...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. So I am sitting here...
    Trying to manually disimpact himself huh? Don't you just hate it when patients are caught masturbating and say it's something else? LOL. If I was the receiving nurse, I am so not shaking his hand...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. insulin drip protocol for mixing/priming: how do you mix it?
    This is exactly the evidence-based practice I was looking for. Too bad I only have access to the abstracts. Do you happen to have access to the full article? Thanks! Don't get me wrong, the...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. So I am sitting here...
    At least you can put "WNL" for your GI assessment without having to go in :)
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. insulin drip protocol for mixing/priming: how do you mix it?
    Thanks for checking Tait. It seems like a lot of other hospitals prime it normally. I got to thinking, if the rationale for the "old" method was true, wouldn't there be a lot of DKA patients with...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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