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  1. skipping graduation/pinning?
    I graduate in May 2015 and this is my second bachelors degree as well. I will not be attending graduation but I will be attending the pinning ceremony. I'm over the whole cap & gown graduation but...
    Nov 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. What is the % of O2 the patient is actually getting?
    Nasal Cannula:24-44% Face Mask: 40-60% Partial Rebreather:60-75% Non-Rebreather:80-95% Venturi Mask: 24-55% Aerosol mask, face tent, T-Piece: 24%-100% Question is: These percentages, are they...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. What is an "air leak" in a chest tube/drainage system
    How exactly does a chest tube work? The tube is inserted into the pleural space, drains either pneumothorax (air) or hemothorax (blood) via suction. If there is constant bubbling in the water seal...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Critical Care Question about Minute Volume (ventilator)
    EXAMPLE 1: Someone who is on AC 10, 50% FiO2, TV 500. When someone is on a ventilator, you express their respiratory rate as a fraction. 12/10 MV: 500 x 12= 6,000...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Oxygen therapy: What FiO2 are they actually getting?
    So: We know that room air is 21% oxygen. Lets say we put a patient on 6L nasal cannula: We know that 1L is approximately 3-4% oxygen. What is their FiO2? Is this correct?: Room air: 21%...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Am I making the right choice?
    Um..... what difference does it make whether you were a CNA first or not? I am in a nursing school that has a dual degree program (for people who have a degree in something else and are doing nursing...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. How should i round this based on the given rounding rules?
    Again: how does 34.9 become 35 if you are rounding to the tenths place? 35 is not considered rounding to the tenths place and it is considered wrong on an exam, and I can only afford to get one wrong...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. How should i round this based on the given rounding rules?
    @ loveofrn: How is 34.94 rounded to 35 if you are rounding to the tenths place?
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. How should i round this based on the given rounding rules?
    Thanks!
    Aug 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. How should i round this based on the given rounding rules?
    It says round to the nearest tenth, so why is everyone rounding to the whole number? That is what is throwing me off.
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How should i round this based on the given rounding rules?
    Rounding Rules: parenteral Intravenous infusion by gravity (gtts/min): round to a whole number Intravenous infusion by pump (mL/hr): round to the nearest tenth Injectable medications: ...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. How to figure out mcg/kg/min
    I do not understand why this is the answer (in bold).... I tried this problem multiple times and I am not getting 6.9 The prescriber orders Dopamine 26 mL/min. The medication available is...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Hemophilia- X-linked Recessive- Punnet square help!
    I think my professor messed up on this question. I am gonna have to ask about it tomorrow. I think she meant "Mother is carrier, dad has it"
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Hemophilia- X-linked Recessive- Punnet square help!
    Hemophilia is an X-linked recessive disorder. Question: If the mother HAS hemophilia and the father is a CARRIER, what is the percentage the offspring will be affected? Answer: 100%. Why is...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Yet another math question that is blowing my mind...
    1.)Doctor ordered 11 million units IM. On hand is a vial or dry powdered drug labeled 20 million units. Dilution table on vial looks like this: Add Sterile H2O-----------Concentration...
    May 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. I am having trouble with this question, my mind is drawing a blank...
    Thanks for the advice all..... I am still 110% completely lost though. For some reason I am used to using desired/have formula. I asked 3 nurses at my job to try and do the math, for some reason none...
    May 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. I am having trouble with this question, my mind is drawing a blank...
    I am drawing a blank with this nursing problem and how to set it up. IV D5RL infusing at 31 gtt/minute. There is 400mL left in the bag. How long will it take the bag to finish if the drop factor...
    May 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Is It Possible To Work During Nursing School?
    I started working 2 days a week (16 hours a week) when I was half way through nursing school as a CCP (Aide) at a hospital. Two days a week was more than enough for me. I would go in extra here and...
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Being a nurse with a belly button piercing
    I had one in, started working as an aide while also in nursing school: decided to take it out. If I didn't take it out it would have been ripped out, no doubt.
    Mar 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Why is the answer to this question Metabolic Alkalosis?
    Normal values: pH (7.35-7.45) pO2(90-100) pCO2 (35-45) HCO3(24-32) Question: What is this clients disorder? --> Client with an NG Tube has a pH of 7.50 (Alkalosis), pO2 90 (normal), PCO2...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Transfer student to Molloy college
    My GPA was 3.3 when I applied. As far as an "entrance exam" there is a 20 question math test as I said earlier and a reading/vocab test.
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  22. Transfer student to Molloy college
    As far as going from BSN to Dual Degree, you just have to talk to an advisor and they will give you an interview and take it from there. One of my classmates I took a summer class with over the...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  23. How to get over being shy?
    Once you stop caring about what people think of you, you wont be shy anymore. Quite a transition for most people but it's possible with time. I used to be very shy but after starting to work in a...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. For those who work while in nursing school:
    I work 2 days a week (16 hours total) at a hospital. Two days a week is MORE THAN ENOUGH for me.... especially now that I am starting medsurge 1 this fall.
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Transfer student to Molloy college
    I'll put it to you this way: I went into as a transfer student (already have my bachelors) into the regular Undergrad program (not dual degree). Just like the dual degree students, I didn't have to...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing


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