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  1. TCU CRNA
    I was recently accepted for the TCU CRNA program, you've chosen schools wisely. No biology courses needed, but organic chemistry is an important one. It didn't seem to matter that I took all my...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Can you go to nurse anesthesia school after becoming an anesthesia technician?
    Getting your BSN and having an appropriate GPA is not one way to get into a CRNA program, it is the only way. Best of luck in your future endeavors.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Fluid bolus by gravity or pump?
    Go with your gut.
    Oct 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. 1750 hours for CCRN exam?
    As delphine22 said above, it depends on whether you are the primary provider for the patients. In my opinion, if you're doing all the charting, passing the meds, etc. with a preceptor watching over...
    Oct 4
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. good report sheet
    ICU report is usually pretty basic because the nurses are generally type-A personality, no matter what you tell them they will double check anyways. I usually cover the background then go head to...
    Oct 4
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Contemplating CRNA
    Loans. Lots and lots of loans.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. TCU CRNA program for January 2015
    I'm in as well, I'll be doing the clinical portion at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston. Best of luck to everyone.
    Sep 22
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. TCU CRNA program for January 2015
    How did everybody else's interview go, anybody got a good feeling?
    Sep 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. UT Houston applicants 2014
    I'll be there on October 2nd. I've heard it's a mix of clinical and personal questions, best of luck to everyone.
    Sep 10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. Specifics about the required ICU experience
    Sounds fishy man. 2:1 is a typical ratio in the critical care setting, but having the ability to take critical drips but not a-lines doesn't sound right. My gut feel is that this job is a typical...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. TCU CRNA program for January 2015
    I've got all my information in as well. I believe the interviews will be held late August - early September, good luck to you all.
    Jul 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. Nursing tougher for guys than girls
    Nursing school actually seemed easier for me because I was a guy. Being a guy makes you the minority, which results in people looking more closely at you. This allows you to stand out much easier...
    Jun 15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Stethoscope covers OK for men?
    Nope, I don't have a rationale behind the answer, but no.
    Jun 15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. GRE scores and general stats
    I'm sure you stand some kind of chance, but you might look into re-taking the GRE, most schools want to see at least a 300 total. Any extra certifications, science courses, etc?
    Jun 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Western Carolina University CRNA Interview - Starting January 2015
    Got an email a little while ago saying today was the day to see if I'm going to get an interview or not, I've had my fingers crossed for a couple weeks now.
    May 30
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. can I get into CRNA school..
    Only one way to find out.
    May 27
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  17. The truth about Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia
    As a prospective CRNA student at RSNA I find this information, if valid, extremely frightening.
    May 12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. Barry CRNA starting spring 2015
    Your stats look good to me IZEROII, with the exception of the work experience. From the research I've done most schools just want to see an overall 300 in the GRE, you've covered that with a 303 in ...
    May 9
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. Barry CRNA starting spring 2015
    Got the call for an interview earlier today as well, I'm sure I'll see some of you in early June. In regards to IZEROII's post, GPA 3.6, GRE 152V 150Q 3.5W, 2 years general ICU experience, ACLS,...
    May 8
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. Barry CRNA starting spring 2015
    Congratulations, did they happen to give you any idea when the next interview date might be?
    May 8
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. Barry CRNA starting spring 2015
    I'm in the waiting game as well, have had all my paperwork in since mid-April, but still no word. Best of luck to everyone and congratulations to those that have already been chosen.
    May 8
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. NURS 4325 Nursing research UTA online group 2/25/13
    Sucks, get ready.
    Apr 29
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  23. UTHealth BSN-DNP Class of 2017
    Damn, already got the acceptance letter in hand?
    Apr 13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. Max dose on drips
    Every hospital will have their own policy, but there is truly no max dose on vasopressors. Here's what we use at my hospital Levophed: 30 mcg/min Neosynephrine: 200 mcg/min Dopmanine: 20...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  25. New to critcal care
    When you are "green" as you put it, worry about completing your tasks and taking care of your patients. After you gain more experience you will have the time to stop and think about the whole...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac


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