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  1. First code situation...any suggestions?
    First codes are always scary... It's hard to tell what happened from the information you gave. What were the last set of vitals? Why was a code called? Did she stop breathing during the rapid...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Is it wrong...
    Nothing wrong with looking at monetary gains however it shouldn't be your soul motivation or you'll be leaving as fast as you came in:) Good luck with everything!!!
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. let go 6 wks into 10 wks orientation...is it fair?
    They don't have a right to fire anyone without a reason...they HAVE to give you are reason even a made one as long as they can prove it in a court of law:) OP was given a reason...may not be entirely...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. giving report
    He knows you are a new nurse and is being a bully plain and simple. With time you will know the nurses and how they like their report. Some nurse are anal about IV site, others about last BM, others...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Problem with School Advisor
    Are you Nigerian? This is just a random question, no hidden agenda;) I hope all goes well for you:)
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Changing A Foley Cath...Your Methods
    Both you and your coworker are right however like your coworker showed you, after you inflate the balloon you have to pull(tag) the catheter back just a little bit to make sure that it's secured in...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. People in healthcare should speak Spanish, she said
    It's a totally different story if your facility is paying for the classes. Unfortnately a lot of people don't have that extra money to pay for Spanish classes. It's hard to please everybody. At...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. People in healthcare should speak Spanish, she said
    MunoRN, what exactly are you suggesting? Am confused:confused: Are you suggesting that American nurses sign up for spanish classes??? And who pays for these classes? What about the CNAs and doctors...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. People in healthcare should speak Spanish, she said
    Nobody is obligated to learn spanish unless your job description states so. Hospitals provide translators for that purpose. I know very few spanish words for instance I know how to ask a patient if...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Advice, what would you have done in this situation?
    Yes, you need to learn how to delegate otherwise you will get stuck doing double work. You were busy, you should have walked to your aide and asked her/him to go help Ms. XYZ while you give pain meds...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nurse or Nanny?
    Sweety...I repeat...RUN!!! The above is not safe for your license at all. What if the baby crawls down stairs while you are using the bathroom or prepping meds or something of the sort??? Like I said...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurse or Nanny?
    I say run because you are being taken advantage of big time:eek:. Have you considered looking for a job in upstate NY? Am not even sure how this job will look like in your resume, like what nursing...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nurse or Nanny?
    Run!!!
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing assessment for pt with possible Pulmonary Embolism
    CT of the chest r/o PE LE doppler US r/o DVT
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Older nurses taking forever to computer chart
    Whatever happened to good old team work? I have been a nurse for 3.5 years and I have learnt to NEVER burn bridges at the work place otherwise you will be stuck alone when you really need your help....
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Another nurse bites the dust due to facebook
    You should NEVER post anything about work on facebook whether it's positive or not, period. Big brother is always watching:D If you check out my facebook you would never know am employed...am...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What do you get from BSN?
    I am sorry but this is some offensive ********! Whoever came up with this conclusion needs help :rolleyes:
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. E-mail introduction for job not yet posted?
    I don't think there is a problem making contact with the hiring manager however I would recommend you go see him/her in person (if you have not done that) and leave a copy of your resume. About...
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How Can Hospitals Afford Not To Hire?
    Truth is the shortage of nurses is still there but with this economy no hospital wants to spend money to train a new nurse. So how do they solve their staffing needs? Overworking the current staff by...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Infant CPR while holding the baby on your arm...What?
    Noted and learnt something new. Thanks. I guess am too focussed on how they teach us in the hospitals!
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Handling chauvinistic male charge nurse
    I just got a migraine reading through the bickering in this thread...ouch!!! Donald there is chauvinistic males just like there are catty females and we have numerous threads about how mean and catty...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. asking for meds?
    being educated doesn't mean you know it all!!! especially if it's not your area of study/expertise!!! you know...opinions are like butt holes, everyone's got one. doesn't make them all right. :d...
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Infant CPR while holding the baby on your arm...What?
    I think you guys are mixing up infant "CPR" with infant "choking". When an infant's choking you will use your arm and thighs. Never heard of infant CPR performed on the arm, I mean how do you give...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. asking for meds?
    "Experience is the best teacher." My favorite proverb!:)
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. asking for meds?
    African Americans having low pain threshold/higher sensitivity to pain... http://etd.fcla.edu/UF/UFE0003881/campbell_c.pdf Redheads......
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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