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  1. Outpatient HF Management Resources
    Lots of stuff from HFSA and AHA
    Sep 30
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  2. morphine ivp
    It drives me crazy when I tell one of my known drug-seeking patients "no narcs today" when they come into the ER (again) with some new spurious complaint and then one of the fellows or attendings...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Heart failure/VAD/heart transplant NPs
    I have worked in this area for about 15 yrs as an RN and 2 years as an NP. I cover both pre and post heart and lung transplant as well as post-VAD recipients. I have worked both in the CTICU and on...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Physician Extender ???
    Can't stand midlevel provider or physician extender. Our hospital recently moved to "advanced practice provider" for both NP and PA which I feel is more accurate and respectful.
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Australian RN wants to move to Florida USA... passed NCLEX
    As an Australian citizen your other option is to use E-3 visa to work for 2 yrs at a time. You would still need to pursue family-based immigration as E-3 is not a permanent visa. Your dependent son...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  6. Nursing as a Dual Citizen
    From where do you get the idea that being a Canadian citizen would speed up the immigration process with Australia? The process for moving there is to qualify for a license and appropriate visa....
    Sep 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. Foreign nurse in VA, just passed NCLEX, no experience, any jobs?
    Do not work for no pay. Apply for any job you see, regardless of experience. There are so many LTAC/SNF jobs I am sure something would come up.
    Sep 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. How can I transfer my MSN degree from Philippines to USA?
    There's no way to "transfer" a foreign MSN to the USA. If you want your employer to consider it when you apply for positions, then you will have to supply an evaluation of it (such as equivalency...
    Sep 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. Foreign nurse who wishes to get MSN degree in the US
    I didn't have any trouble being admitted to MSN program in the US. I was working in the US on a work visa at the time. I did have a local RN license in the state I went to school in (as required for...
    Sep 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. Help with becoming an Australian RN
    Of course, there are agencies but really they just charge you a whole lot of money for things you can easily research yourself online.
    Aug 29
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Foreign nurse in VA, just passed NCLEX, no experience, any jobs?
    What is your immigration/work authorization status?
    Aug 29
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. US or Australia?
    Being a RN in Australia does not make it easier to go and work in the USA. You still need to get licensed in whatever US state you plan to work in (which includes passing NCLEX and all board...
    Aug 29
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. H & H Values
    CT surgery - we usually transfuse at <7 or 8, depending on the patient. Some severe heart failure patients post cardiac surgery, we'll keep around 10. Some, we'll accept lower if theres a reason (eg....
    Jun 30
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Aussie getting to US - Paeds and Maternity?
    You need to complete the hours as part of your uni course and do the clinical at the same time. Do you get to choose electives at all?
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. OZ Nurses in E3 visa
    I am not sure what you mean about E-3 affecting residency - it doesn't. It's a non-immigrant working visa. There is no rule about not having simultaneous PR application in process. Indeed, people...
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Employment in US - US citizen educated in Australia
    Your problem won't be in getting a job with foreign training. Your problem will be getting a US nursing license with foreign training. You can read plenty of info on here about Australian-trained...
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. Visa Screen renewal
    No. VSC verifies that you may work in the US. You may not if you don't have a current license. From their website: The VisaScreenŽ: Visa Credentials Assessment Service is a screening program...
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. US or Australia?
    It's easier to move US -> AU with a US BSN but still a giant pain in the arse. Basically if you think you'll want to work as an RN in the US at any point, I would advise you to do your training in...
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Nurse in Northern Ireland with clinical hours deficiencies for NCLEX
    You cannot complete the hours as continuing ed at your current hospital that you work at. The hours and practice don't count either if they were paid professional hours. You must do the hours and...
    Jun 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. ECMO Ethics
    I specialize in mechanical circulatory support. It's a tough arena. There are a lot of people that we "save" who end up dying later on after a miserable long hospital stay. Then again there are young...
    Jun 30
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  21. ECMO and Anticoagulation
    There is a lot of published data about this. What exactly do you not understand?
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Indian nurse in us
    If you have nursing license, are you authorized to work in the US or are you on a student visa? If work-authorized, getting a job as an RN would be your best bet to get clinical experience and...
    Jun 1
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Working in Aus from the US
    You don't apply to the state you'll be working in - there is national registration by AHPRA now. Decide where you want to work and contact hospitals there directly via their websites.
    Jun 1
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Declaring death - a question...
    I find it difficult to participate in explaining things when posters are clearly deceptive from the first post and conceal important facts. But one FYI - warfarin does not lower your PT/INR, it...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  25. Chest tube flush
    NPs or MDs instil the TPA/dornase into tubes in my facility.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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