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  1. Western Governor's University
    Hi I just spoke to an advisor today from WGU A coworker told me about the affordibility of the program and I am excited to hear that I could possible have my BSN in one year (I already have a BS in...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Med error and im not even a real nurse yet!!!
    I agree....I would never rely on a printed MAR if computerized documentation is being used. Paranoia rules....and I always have the screen up to document the med (to see if it's still an 'available...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. venting: fetal demise
    :cry: It never gets easy and it never should. These are moments that are forever in our hearts :redbeathe
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. venting: fetal demise
    :nurse:Thank you for sharing I really learned alot from your post - We have many hispanic patients at my hospital and because of what you shared from your experience I can now somewhat understand the...
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. New RN, NO JOBS!!!! WHAT the HECK!??
    where do you live? there are plenty of jobs for nurses by me:nurse:
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  6. Caring For A Family Suffering A Fetal Demise
    I'm crying but inspired by your story. I also am going to print this to read again when I need it - you can be sure your patient will always remember your kindness and professionalism and even your...
    Jul 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. "Nancy" and Babs
    I really enjoyed reading your article! We all have that split personality thing going - sometimes my "Nancy" has to emerge to get me through a really tough day - and when I get home my true self...
    Jul 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The psych patient on a tele unit
    I have had countless psych patients in Tele and they are so draining and manipulative. We've had committed patients and those that prob shoudl be committed, we get the Supervisor, Doctors everyone...
    May 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I wash my hands of the whole thing!
    wow - obviously this nurse has lost her focus if she's letting someone wait hours for a pain med. I would say you should ask to speak to the charge RN if you're waiting that long.... as...
    May 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Question on IV solution
    Yes, just yesterday we hung D10 - patient had blood glucose levels that couldn't be controlled and were constantly bottoming out (30's-40's) so after a few dextrose 50 IVPs we hung D10....(he still...
    May 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Do they really look down on you...
    One of the BEST MDs I work with was a nurse first - she really "gets it" with her patients, and she's got the greatest bedside manner...no doubt from her nursing background. She seems to be well...
    May 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Talking about your day..  Or not..
    when I tell my family/friends about 'highlights' of my day - it makes them grateful that they really "don't have problems' compared to what others face...plus my sister always says her job isn't that...
    May 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. charting exact time
    During the event, I was too busy to chart. I just jotted down vitals. As soon as I got a chance, I sat down to chart. In my notes I wasnt sure exactly what time on the clock I noticed the symptoms,...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Clock out by 8am or get reprimanded!!!
    I knew a nurse who would clock out and then go back and finish her work....I told her I would NEVER do that - and she shouldn't either. It seemed illegal to me to have someone so intimidated that...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. CNA=Slave???
    One of my managers once said to me it's not an equal tradeoff - the nurse can do both her job and the CNAs job(s) but the CNA could never do the nurse's job - so therefore it's double work if the CNA...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I can't believe this!  Help again Cardiac Nurses!
    How do med orders go in at that hospital? Are they written orders from MD or are they direct input via computer (by MD) .... With a CABG scheduled I wouldn't do any guessing - I would call...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Your Call Light is On Can I help YOU?
    Demented old lady "call the police, they have me trapped in a warehouse - call the police" (she did manage to call the police on her own too)
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Announcement:  I got an externship for the summer in Labor and Delivery :)
    :hpygrp::ancong!: you're now on your way to your wonderful career!!!!!!!!!!!:clphnds:
    May 6, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. The sugar that just kept dropping...
    I've actually had two patients do this - one was as bad as you described - every 20 mins I believe I was pushing dextrose/checking BS - it was endless and he needed dialysis because his kidneys were...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nurses Week
    I've been to two luncheons :smiletea: - got 2 gifts..tomorrow they are serving us breakfast and I think some more gifts will be handed out........it's been a nice week so far! :):weathersunsmall:
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The sugar that just kept dropping...
    Yes, I have seen this before and it was due to acute renal failure - it's a very difficult patient to manage.
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing Home to Hospital
    Work on your computer skills...that seemed to be the biggest obstacle for some nurses we hired from LTC facilites. They had their assessments/meds down ok - but the computer really was the...
    May 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Seton Hall University Nsg Students in Danger of Not Graduating
    standards can't be lowered.....hope the students study harder and pass their tests
    May 4, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. "I read in the paper that some doctors are reusing syringes. Do you?"
    :yeah::lol2:
    May 3, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. What a sleazy doctor!
    :madface: that's just unbelievable - I've never had that happen - I think I would be speechless and let him know you would not be able to give the med - and probably take it up with your manager -...
    May 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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