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  1. Get CCRN with l&d experience?
    Wow.... You actually answered your own question by asking the question... This is what you can tell the nurse manager...lol... What critical care experience do you earn as an L&D nurse? How often...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. ER stories
    I've read all those books but I also really like "Just here trying to save a few lives: Tales of LIfe and Death in the ER"", also "Trauma Junkie", they both are great. "Just here trying to save a few...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. fired... where can a bad nurse go to find a job?
    Can I ask..Did you go into nursing for the money or because you really wanted to be a nurse and care about people. It seems that there are so many people that only want to be a nurse because of the...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Could use some advice or a listening ear...new RN, newly abusive husband
    I only read down to the 3rd paragraph, but he's got problems!!! Some things are not fixable, get OUT for your sake, there are better men out there. I will be praying for you!
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. RN Online program with Clinicals in PR
    That sounds really scary...I would think hospitals would want you to have a degree from an accredited program by the NLN/ANA as their scope of practice and standards of nursing are what you would be...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  6. HATE my job!!!
    that's why I'm going to NP school too, plus I can't do this the rest of my life. Nursing school disillusioned all of us to think we are there to provide safe patient care and make a difference then...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How do you induce passing gas post-op?
    chewing gum if ok with MD.
    May 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What size scrub pants do you wear and what size jeans?
    i wear a size 11-13 in juniors and i wear a (cherokee brand) small tall. i am 5'10.
    May 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Feeling bad, like I "ratted out" a nurse
    Ginger, Don't feel bad for voicing your concern. If you feel that a healthcare provider is impaired it is your duty to report it. You don't say "that doctor is drunk" or "that nurse is stoned",...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Fed up with the "rules"
    Plus work a 13+ hour shift w/ no lunch break, or atleast not an uninterrupted one. it's barbaric. and we are supposed to be supporting health and wellness
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 4th day off of ED orientation...what have I gotten myself into?
    I read your message and it touched my heart because I (and everyone else) have been in your exact shoes starting out. I wish it were easier said than done, but the same things that were advised to...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Do you stop vasopressors(/inotropes) during a code?
    yeah way past max probably wasnt helping anymore
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. Can we get rid of the sugar in nursing?
    glad somebody finally said it!:)
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I get so frusturated....
    I understand how you feel. I think we all have shifts like that. unfortunantly probablky way too often. :nurse:
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. remembering why we do what we do
    That's really awesome. some of the worst shifts i've ever had I still went home smiling and inspired because I'm like, "this is why i do what i do". to help someone like other ICU nurses who have...
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. ICU nurses, Is 3:1 patient to nurse ratio a common occurence or am I just tripping?
    I work in a general icu and we also have a stepdown unit. about 95% of the time i have 3 patients. Usually 1-2 are vents and 1 is a needy floor type patient. They are considering making the icu 1:3...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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