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  1. Bad day ... Gone GOOD !!!
    Congrats!! Wishing you all the best in your new adventure!!
    Aug 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. University of Wyoming RN-BSN Fall
    Anyone else starting the RN-BSN next week at the University of Wyoming? I am glad to finally get this show on the road and be one step closer to my BSN!!
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Dentists, EMTs, Pharmacists, oh, my! - non-nurses giving shots
    And what new grad is going to know what to do?? Seriously...how long does it take for any of us to confidently run a code??
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Dear Nurse, What would you like to see from us Student Nurses????
    OK..this is what I want..for you not to take the only chair at the nurses station, to be on the internet or text messaging all day. When I come to you and offer you a skill...for you to respond "Oh...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Let me be clear there is NO nursing shortage!!!!!!!!! and now THIS????
    do you see the issue people have with hiring "out of state" new grads..i mean you say right here that you want to leave in a year..do you know how much money and time go into training a new grad?? ...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Earning master's degree online
    I have looked into a masters in education online...for about 165 a credit hour...and a co-worker just finished her FNP online...paid about 1800 a semester!
    Aug 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Rude or Reportable? I'd like others opinions...
    I am not sure what you are going to report to the board...that someone yelled at you for not doing what they asked you to do? Maybe the change was not needed, but unfortunatley we change so much...
    Jun 10, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Name change from DNR to AND
    We use AND and it is very straight forward, it maintains and spells out that comfort and quality of death are very important. There are two sections one for "withdrawl of life support" and then the...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Chlohexidine bathing to reduce catheter-related blood stream infections
    We are currently bathing all our patients upon admission to the unit in the chlorihexidine solution, then also on M-W-F. We have not been doing it long enough to correlate any reduction in actual...
    Jun 1, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Favorite exhibit booth (other than allnurses.com of course)
    Hmmm.. I liked the arctic sun, and massimo. But I really wanted another smoothie from GE...yummy!!
    May 26, '09
    Forum: AACN / NTI Convention Attendees
  11. Conferences= Pilgrimages
    Just got back from NTI yesterday...4 days of talking about ICU, seeing new products and eating good food and playing on Burbon Street...what more can you ask for.
    May 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. you know you are in for trouble when.....
    Or when you walk into the unit and both crash carts are at the front open...with absolutely not a soul in sight....
    May 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. ED Admissions
    We do?? Yeah and I usually leave that patient that just coded on the floor while I go finish my lunch and my daily dose of shopping on ebay...they can handle the vent and 3 pressors while I take...
    May 7, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. Nursing crisis looms over Iowa
    I am from Iowa...worked there as an RN...moved away to get paid closer to what I am worth. Working nights for 19 an hour is absurd! I nearly doubled my hourly wage by relocating, I mean it is not...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Tips on making that ICU bed look perfect after a bath
    I still use the good ol soap and water...I just wipe my basin down before and after with the sani wipes! I love washing my patients hair and braiding it up, feels good and keeps them tidy for long...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Family Initiated Rapid Response Team
    We also have it, there are posters in all the rooms that tell about our "care line" for non-emergent issues and the rapid response, with both numbers. I have not had any issues with bad calls. I...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Who's going to NTI 2009 in New Orleans:  5/16-5/21 ??
    Have not gotten mine yet...maybe tomorrow, I actually have the day off..I could do some serious planning!
    May 4, '09
    Forum: AACN / NTI Convention Attendees
  18. Who's going to NTI 2009 in New Orleans:  5/16-5/21 ??
    Only a few weeks left...I am counting down my shifts!! I cannot wait!
    May 2, '09
    Forum: AACN / NTI Convention Attendees
  19. Job opening says "RN Required"
    My state did not have "graduate nurse" status either...but every single person in my class had a job secured 2+ months before graduating...if you waited you had no job!
    Apr 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "Nurse" entry on Wikipedia
    Take this as a lesson why you need to be careful what you use as a reference for a paper...
    Apr 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. skin protection before incontinence
    We start the creams before the butt gets bad...regular turning and shifting of weight...prompt cleaning when soiled...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing Diagnosis help with Deficient Fluid Volume
    So because of the variable B/P you are assuming a pt on IV fluid replacement is "actively loosing fluid r/t being NPO" maybe it is just me but you may want to look at this again...I am not sure your...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. alot of questions about how to handle the death of a resident
    Here is my advice. You need to look at death in a different way. It is not wrong to be sad, or grieve for someone that has passes away. It is not a horrible thing to die, it is a...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Does a doctor have to write discharge home on an order sheet
    Here is the difference in my opinion. I do not work L&D but in my area often a doc will right "pt suitable for hospice care" or "medical futility should withdrawl life support" in a progress...
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Need feedback: + or - its okay. My dream is getting crushed
    I think she may mean fired from the patient...we say that too when a patient requests not to have a nurse back or comes and asks for a new nurse mid shift...obviously if I am wrong please correct me!!
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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