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  1. Pointing system for absences/tardiness
    Do every hospitals use pointing system for absences and tardiness? If employee get more than the maximum points like 6 a year, he or she will get fire? I know there are people who abuse the sick time...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. RNs leaving Nursing?
    Have you been looking for hospital job? Since you like nursing, maybe continue to look for job while working as your current job for cash?
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Teaching hospital vs regular hospital for new grad?
    I work as a teaching hospital and it is not true that nurses will lose skills. Think about it, dr skills are different than nurses' skills.I personally like started as teaching hospital because I...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Delegation
    Yup protect yourself and your patient
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Gre score
    I just took my gre today for practice and my score is 147 for verbal and 152 for math. Are these scores pretty bad to get into CRNA school?
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Is this normal or am I asking for too much?
    I am sorry to hear that
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. VCU CRNA 2013
    Missnurse, To my understanding from your post, you got into CRNA program? Congrat to you both:)
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Discouraged new grad in orientation hell.
    I am 2-3 months off orientation and my advice is enjoy your time on orientation. There is someone who check your charting for you, check your patients and always there for questions...how awesome is...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. A change in EKG
    Unfortunately my unit does not have protocol for rhythm change. I agree, I need to use my charge nurse more. Rather be safe then sorry. Sometimes I get too focused about pt crashing that I forgot...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. A change in EKG
    Thank a lot for your responses.What rhythm is K/mg imbalance associated with? I have not have a doc ask me to draw a K/Mg stat or maybe not too urgent that they just wait til morning lab?
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. A change in EKG
    We rarely have cardiZem drips. If we do mostly is for stable hypertension crisis. For afib with uncontrollable hr, they will go to ICU.What to do if pt unable to report whether they are light headed...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. A change in EKG
    His Hr went up to 130 for few seconds and down, beside that hr mostly below 100. He was in and out of afib. How do you assess patient whether pt is symptomatic (dizzy and light headache) if pt is...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. A change in EKG
    I work night shift and sometimes I have patient with a change in cardiac rhythm such as afib or Brady down to 40. For afib, I called doctor and stat EKG was ordered. Nothing else was done since pt BP...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. What patients/behaviors/illnesses/injuries do you HATE the most?
    I love grumpy old men yet when you get to know them. They are hilarious too.I have borderline personality patient. Did not get to chart anything and ended up staying 2 hours after. Really do not mind...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Nurses Calling Patients "Jerks"
    I personally do not see anything wrong with nurses saying bad but relevant stuffs about patients. I meant I can listen to it and choose to trust it or not when I come in and interact with patients,...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Are there any nurses/future nurses willing to mentor new nursing students
    I can help too if you wAnt (I am a new nurse btw)
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Defining Moments in Your Nursing Career Journey
    I am thinking of joining an organization to provide medical care third world country during next summer. Which organization do you volunteer with? By next summer, I will have one year experience,...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  18. When does it get better!?
    Did you mention 4 total care patients and a code? Well then it is normal to feel overwhelmed. I am new grad on my 2nd week on my own, and really I will cry if they give me 4 total care patients or...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    Hi BrandonLPN,We are all cool. No need for anyone here to feel defensive or regret:) and team work is awesome. No one can do this job alone.
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    Well the rest of CNA on my floor are awesome. My days are so much better except with one. If I know he is working on the floor, I know I am better off doing stuffs myself than getting the...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    Hehehe did my post sound angry and defensive? I apologized.
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    Hi BrandonLPN, I think you did not read my post correctly. First of all, you think it is right to say "It is not my patient"???? I do not think it is right to say that. Patient is patient no...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    I am having trouble with CNA myself. I like to do most of things by myself because I find it is quicker to just do it myself. However, when I ask CNA to help, it means I run my A off. No eat or...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I received my request for interview.
    Hi there, I am not even anywhere near to the application process, but may I ask what website with PDF form did you just mention?
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  25. Help needed and severe advice about CRNA
    What are the ways to stand out I meant? Thnx:)
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist


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