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    We do this, have been for about a year. The process for us is called Bypass Rapid Assessment Triage (BRAT). When there are at least 2 available beds, patients are met at the front by a triage nurse...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Medsurg nurse transition to ED
    Not at all. Your success in the ER depends entirely on the person you are. The rhythm of the ER is definitely different from floor nursing but it is doable. I came from a Cardiac/tele floor that...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. George Washington University AGPCNP - FALL 2014
    I was sad I missed the GWU deadline....I accepted and sent $ for an alternate program (the program is good, but GWU was my first choice). And now I hear they extended the deadline.. I just cant win....
    Mar 23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Drexel FNP
    My coworker applied about 2 weeks ago also for the msn bridge program. She hasn't heard back yet. Would you then be admitted for the MSN fall semester after your bridge courses? I'll let you know if...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. CNS for the ED
    Just cwondering if anyone else has a CNS that works with them in their ER. We have one starting in the ED soon, told by management her job role "is yet to be defined". This is new for the whole...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Drexel University FNP Fall 2014
    Have you noticed the physiology exam that is suuposed to happen during our first semester according to the Plan of Study (...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. Drexel University FNP Fall 2014
    Good idea on starting the thread. Myself and a coworker have been accepted to the fall FNP program. I'm about an hours train ride away from Philly which is one of the reasons I really hoped to get...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. Drexel FNP program
    The acceptance letters state we have 45 days after the date of the letter to make a decision on whether we will join the class. Id assume you'd have a better picture of whether or not you'll be...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Drexel FNP program
    I was also accepted for the 2014 Fall FNP program. Im looking forward to it though I am nervous. :D I applied before Christmas and a coworker applied in November. I wonder if the waitlist has to do...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. ACLS and Tele floors - Are they hand in hand?
    I have some questions I'm just curious about, Looking for responses from people that are working in acute care settings. Does your hospital require cardiac telemetry nurses to have ACLS? If they...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Good nurse gone
    A nurse died and four people were injured Tuesday in a stabbing attack at an East Texas medical complex. I...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. NP clinical hours too much to hold a full time 9-5 job!
    If your long term goal is to work in research why do you feel you need to go for NP now? You could always get a post masters certificate for NP should you decide that is what you want to do. ...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. If You Give a Patient a Cookie
    Love. <3
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Well my Georgetown University & University of Cincy apps are in...
    Hi Tasha! I'm stalking your postings as I figure out what I want to be when I grow up and thinking about applying to FNP schools for a Fall 2014 start date. Your thought processes are very similar...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Maryville University FNP Program Fall 2013
    So, have you all started classes at Maryville and what do you think of them? I'm looking at multiple schools and just trying to gather good information.
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. How do SANE nurses get paid?
    I do SANE through my ER and get paid to be on call with 1.5 times my hourly if I get called in. I've heard of ind. contractors but they're generally (in my experience) run by private organizations....
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  17. Hospital Marketing FAIL
    Our hospital had some pamphlets printed about the heart center...only the EKG they used as part of the background print was running backwards, (as if you'd be reading a normal EKG from right to left)...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Weighing my MSN options......Could use some input. :D
    Thanks for reading my novel post. :D I hadn't considered CNS. Im not sure I quite understand the role. Ill have to look into it a bit more.
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. Weighing my MSN options......Could use some input. :D
    This is kinda long, hang in here with me. I am on track to graduate my RN to BSN in June. I have been a nurse for 4.5 years now. 2 years on a Cardiac Tele floor, the rest in the ED. I have seven...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  20. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Hello all, I am also looking to GWU FNP program, thinking about applying for Fall 2014. How long did the program take? Some things say 2 years some say 3 years. I know not a big difference, but...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  21. Just finished my SANE classes...
    Killerbee, We have 2 male SANE nurses. Theyre allowed to be SANEs, they have to be chaperoned through the exam by a female if the patient is a female, but they can do everything the female SANEs...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  22. Just finished my SANE classes...
    ELRUP, The hospital that employs me held their own training that was open to the public for a fee. It was free for me and some coworkers b/c we work there. It was a 48 hour didactic week with 20...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  23. Just finished my SANE classes...
    I am going to be a SANE (adult and peds) through the ER i work in. I finished my classes last week and will have a formal training and preceptorship with the other awesome SANE nurses I work with. ...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  24. Does your hospital ID badge have your first AND last name on it?
    Im in ER so I dont have my last name on my badge. Neither does psych, its facility policy. Have been told its a "Security Risk" by management, I honestly dont mind. Im the only one of my name in the...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Anybody LIKE working holidays?
    I dont mind. Im usually 11-7 nights, so I get a good part of the day to do what I want. Only holiday of course, that falls here is New Years Eve, but I dont mind working family does though...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion