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  1. Do you know of anyone who has been thrown of of nursing school/program? And why?
    It is a lack of practice. Seriously....this is probably the #1 mistake that people make in math...they rush through their homework, don't do enough of it, etc. I am not a strong math student,...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Do you know of anyone who has been thrown of of nursing school/program? And why?
    We had one that was charged with a violent crime and she wasn't allowed to come back to clinical (she could attend class) until it was resolved. She was ultimately convicted, dropped out of the...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Lab Values on NCLEX
    If you get a copy of an NCLEX study guide, they should be in there. Don't obsess with minute measurements of start and end values...these will always vary slightly by text. We were told that on...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    I would really like to see your source if I am an RN that assists at a scene and Mr. Ego Paramedic can't seen to get it in his thick skull that a patient is having a possible MI and needs O2 NOW...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Biopsy and Ablation the week before school starts???
    I had this same procedure done under general anesthesia and I was shocked at how fast the recovery was. I never even took a Tylenol.
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    yes, but you have to read the fine print. to borrow an example from minnesota: "a person at the scene of an emergency who knows that another person is exposed to or has suffered grave...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    Maybe to you and in your opinion...but not in mine. There is so much myth going around on this message board about the legalities of people that respond first on the scene, I could write a book...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    Please go back and read the post I responded to....that is important. When somene says that they "would not reveal" that they were an RN if responding to an emergency situation because they think...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    It makes no difference if you hand off someone and identify yourself as an RN. This is why... An RN has a scope of practice and you are only responsibile for legally performing to your highest...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    Don't confuse RENDERING aid with CALLING for aid. No state wants someone with zero training to try to pull someone from a crashed car only to find out that had they been stablized properly, that...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. RN responsibility--how far do you go in being a first responder?
    In my state, it is MY decision, whether or not to become involved if I am not at work. When I touch a victim, I am legally required to perform "to my highest level of training" and you are...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Posting your Exam Grades on Facebook
    Why are you concerned about what someone else posts on their OWN Facebook account? Would you want someone monitoring the information you post on yours? Sounds like the only people that find...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. HIPPA question
    Court order overrules HIPAA...all day long. Think about it....a biological mother loses custody of her child due to a COURT ORDER...does that STILL entitle her to medical information? ...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. pt. called in narcotics under MY name...now what
    But seriously folks...is this situation even that unusual that the OP described? I would think that pharmacies would very savvy at picking up these fake call-ins and to me, it wouldn't take but...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. has anyone used a "clicker" device for tests?
    But then there is that little detail of how does it benefit the student? Different people take exams differnet ways. I have a friend that can zip through an exam, look at each question once,...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Impaired mothers at the bedside.
    I am curious as to how other facilities handles situations where the mother comes in or desires to room-in with a baby and has come in obviously impaired or if they are already rooming in, an...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. pt. called in narcotics under MY name...now what
    It's not that simple...I wasn't contradicting myself at all...in fact I said that the only crime that MAY have been committed was identity theft with regards to the OP...but that isn't for me to...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. pt. called in narcotics under MY name...now what
    As a person that has been a victim of identy theft MULTIPLE times, I can tell you now that identity theft does NOT automatically go through the FBI...it depends on WHAT part of your identity that was...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. pt. called in narcotics under MY name...now what
    I'll be honest..you have been watching too much CSI. 1. What is she going to report to the narcotics officer and what PROOF is she going to be able to provide? Nothing...absolutely...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Why are Nursing Programs so Cruel to Students
    I agree they need to be more understanding and more professional. That is one of the reasons why I aspire to be a nursing educator. Because there are too many in the profession that have ZERO...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  21. MORAL DILEMA
    Well, that isn't the series of events you mentioned in your original post (please go back and read). Also, considering you agreed with a co-worker regarding confusing assisted suicide with a...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Why are Nursing Programs so Cruel to Students
    I'll be honest, I am not a fan of nursing instructors. 80% of them have chips on their shoulder and it is only in the BSN program that I am currently in that I actually realized that there was a...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  23. has anyone used a "clicker" device for tests?
    I would disagree with you on that...it is NOT how the NCLEX is structured. When you miss a question on an actual exam, you automatically lose points...period. The NCLEX requires you to get...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. MORAL DILEMA
    I think you are confusing the right to refuse treatment with assisted suicide and I cannot believe that educated healthcare professionals are confusing the two. You cannot LEGALLY not provide...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. MORAL DILEMA
    What is the moral issue? The patient WAS NOT on a DNR at the time you got an order to help get their O2 sats back up. THEN they signed a DNR. THEN they refused additional treatment. ...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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