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  1. Frozen to death after pronounced dead
    It's a little staggering: This type of news (though not usually freezing a patient to death) comes up more than we'd like to think. Before this one, and right around the time of the Mississippi body...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. New job
    Did they give you any more specifics than that? Without much more information or maybe an example, I'm left to wonder exactly what they were talking about. Are you saying some things that are being...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. Neonatal project?
    I agree with asking your staff. Employee turnover is expensive. Staff members may be able to come up with ways to enhance employee satisfaction, if that is an issue.
    Mar 20
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Excelsior MSN
    Good luck in Spring II, guys!
    Mar 1
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. NRP
    The AAP eStore has the eBook available for purchase and download. ...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  6. Putting the Code Medicine (Abboject) Syringes Together
    Yes, there are little yellow caps on both the medication ampule and the injector device. You flick off both of those caps and then screw the two parts (where you just removed the caps) together. The...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Excelsior MSN
    I ended up registering for both Theoretical Foundations and Professional Role Development for Spring II. I appreciated the heads up about Professional Role Development. My financial aid is still in...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  8. Please correct my grammar
    Your passion comes across in the letter, Doindia. The letter does strike me as a little too long to hold my attention. It's hard to give feedback about that without knowing about the six questions...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. Excelsior MSN
    I don't know a lot about it yet, but in my welcome email the advisor said that she wanted to give me a heads up about it. She estimated that Capstone is about a 7-8 month process. You work on a...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  10. One down...
    Congrats on getting one finished! Like you said, the first one gives you a better idea of what to expect from the rest.
    Feb 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  11. San Jacinto ADN Prgm Spring 2015
    Hey Naomi - Good luck to you. You might have more luck in the Texas forum than here. I think there was a similar thread started about Alvin's program earlier today.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  12. Nursing Student stressed out, anxious, and losing my motivation
    It sounds like there's really no quick fix for these issues, but I'm really sorry for everything you're going through right now. With the stuff going on in your personal life, I imagine that it makes...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Please help - Continue w/ Nursing or go w/ Resp Therapy, XRay Tech, Healthcare Admin?
    I'm voting for you to stick it out. Nursing students go through some frustrating stuff that feels pointless. That ends up being great preparation for an actual career in nursing, where you will do a...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. New Grad REALLY interested in NICU
    Good luck to you! I know it can tough dealing with the letdowns. If you get another opportunity for a NICU interview, you can use that passion to your advantage. I help with interviews in my current...
    Feb 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Excelsior MSN
    Thanks! I've been talking about it for a long time and just decided to do it.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Excelsior MSN
    Thanks, akanini! That's good info. I could probably afford to take two... I'll have to take a look. My plan was to just get one out of the way and assess what the workload was like. I just registered...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Whats excelsior like and are there any Excelsior Students in Illinois?
    Great job on these articles, Lisa! I've been inactive here for a long time and hadn't seen those. It's really hard to explain to people all of the ins and outs to consider about EC, but those links...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Excelsior MSN
    I'm a little late to the party here, but I'm starting soon in the Education program. I'm starting with Theoretical Foundations in the Spring II 8-week term.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. Interesting or Different Anatomy:What have you encountered?
    Lots and lots of weird combinations of cardiac defects in our NICU. Recently we had a kiddo with at least six pulmonary veins identified on the echo. Not the wildest thing ever, but it was something...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need help with developmental stage nursing dx
    Dad gum. I've had it wrong for a long time. I appreciate you pointing that out. It still sounds better my way :) but I'm glad to know not to mislead any more people.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Need help with developmental stage nursing dx
    Have you had a chance to assess the patient yet? That's really where nursing diagnosis/care planning should start. Just as a general rule, you don't have an AEB on a risk-for diagnosis.
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. In highschool.NEED HELP
    Here's a pretty good website for people who are considering nursing. It oversimplifies a few things, but it touches on some of your basic questions like the different educational paths available to...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Transfer from UT Medical Branch Galveston to Baylor - PA Program
    It looks like there is a transfer process. Advanced Placement - Physician Assistant Program - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. hypocalcemia decrease clotting time?
    It's increased clotting time, which indicates a decreased ability to clot. Unless I just haven't had enough coffee yet.
    May 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Multiple Interviews
    Yep - just keep it simple and ask for a few days before you commit to the position. To me, it comes across as insincere when people say that they are waiting on other offers but that they are very...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)