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  1. Flushing IV sites with pressor drips
    Depends, we have to run Levophed through peripheral IV's all the time. It's just reality.
    May 4
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Texas Tech (TTUHSC) RN- BSN Fall 2014
    Going to bump this thread guys. Anyone hear any news yet? Anyone have any idea as well on the acceptance rate? ICU RN of 3 years year is a cGPA of aproximately 3.3-3.4.
    May 4
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Change of Name.
    Just to add to the thread consider this: an MD/DO who just does their intern year and becomes boarded as a GP. GP=General Practicioner, he is a physician, a Nurse Practicioner is not, if you...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Medical Supervisor For Special Olympics
    Will be attending meets like our next one is a softball tournament, track meet, etc. Question is trying to compile a list of supplies, so far bandaids, antibiotic ointment, ace wrap, gauze, going...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Stupid things that nurses say
    I loled.
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Oh boy, what was she thinking?!
    "And I take offense at your "at the very least a GED". My dear, I have a GED which has allowed me the great opportunity to persue two degrees (one of which I am almost finished, the other I graduated...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. A Day in the life of an ICU nurse?
    I work nights, 7 on 7 off. My schedule: roll in at 1830, finish report by 1900 at latest, do my assessments, and check charts/orders and attend to anything that needs immediate attention. At...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Mistakes we have made
    You didnt really cry for days right?....
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Mistakes we have made
    You called a doctor for an order to reinsert an NG tube? Do you call a doctor every time an IV goes bad for an order to put another one in?
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Favourite Doctor Moments
    Patient on bedrest for NSTEMI scheduled for a cath in the morning is screaming "I want to drink naturally, so I can pee naturally and poop naturally"<---this was her response to us telling her we...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. How detailed is your change of shift report?
    Name, DOB, Attenting & Consults, Admit. Dx. & date, relevant med Hx, Allergies, code statues, Rhythym, O2 (room air etc), Activity/voiding,Diet, IV lines with drips, accuchecks, labs due & any...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. CRNA Threat
    I actually looked and there was only 1 state i found that woulf recognize that degree(could be a few more), but essentially a useless degree...graduates at the best carib schools (SGU, SABA, Ross,...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  13. CRNA Threat
    There are not many...n=1 here, not in the us and not accredited in likely 40% of our states...their match list likely terrible.
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. CRNA Threat
    Yeah you are right, im guilty of thread hijack.Dont think start another thread an continue to beat the dead horse haha.
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. CRNA Threat
    Lol this is your example....handful of states that do not accept online education CA, TX, NY, Conn, GA, Ark, ND, Oregon, KA, FL. An i am sure there is more. When i say they dont accept this...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  16. CRNA Threat
    You have not worked with any residents that did medical school in the US online. You may work with those who chose not to go to lecture, but view it recorded via their school. Its pretty common...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. CRNA Threat
    not sure why this is every persons arguement you can not always count years as an rn clinical experience. reason being there are nursing students who are perputual with their education and do not...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  18. HIPAA Violation?
    There is not enough information to identify this individual. Again I understand HIPAA, but thank you for your self-righteous remarks and pearls of wisdom. Why did this turn into a bashing thread?...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. HIPAA Violation?
    I didnt bother disclosing this to you guys, but this person's cause of death and hospital he went to were public knowledge. <----this right here was the only reason I gave it a second thought and...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  20. HIPAA Violation?
    What ive spoken has been misinterpreted then. I did speak with some collegues as well and im just not going to mess with the issue.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  21. HIPAA Violation?
    It's a history class, huge historical figure and this issue prompted me to research/read on this person's accomplishments. If it would be a violation in any sense....I would just remove it from...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. HIPAA Violation?
    In the past when I was doing clinicals in the ED a very famous celebrity/person came through massive MI failed resuscitation...I did CPR on him etc. Now approximately 2 years later I am writing a...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  23. That moment when it all felt too dangerous
    Yeah i definitely wish things at my job were the way they are supposed to be. In general once things get this crazy I just go into survival mode, stop giving a crap about paperwork, keep my patients...
    Dec 15, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. That moment when it all felt too dangerous
    Im kicking back already, was a hellish rotation, bud light in my free hand. We are severely understaffed, and if I didn't need more ICU exp to make a lateral move to another hospital I would leave. ...
    Dec 15, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. Holy guacamole, this new grad just scored an awesome gig!
    Tele floors are notoriously fast and furious, congrats on on your new gig!
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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