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  1. how can i help my mom destress from her ER job l?
    You are an amazing kid for wanting to help your mom! The hugs I get from my kids when I come home make me feel amazing. If you feel up to giving a quick shoulder rub that's great. Or maybe learn to...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. ER to ICU orders
    As an ER nurse, I'd be terrified of sending up a pt who I suspect had any type of serious injury/illness without basic labs and imaging. It's bad practice. Agreed, once they're stable, they need to...
    Apr 16
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Time spent studying while in NP school
    I am going part time - 6 hrs per term. I find that working full time with kids, the max I can get is 1-2 hours in per day. This depends on if I'm able to get up early, if I get a lunch break at work,...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    May God make it easier for you, Esme.
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Charge nurse/ years of experience
    I feel like 3 years is plenty. I also did charge as a new grad on a step-down unit fresh off orientation. Yes, I was still asking for help with skills based things, but I could facilitate flow,...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nurse Management
  6. NP replacing RNs in ER?
    Can you imagine playing both Doc and RN to 4 pts? I agree with Anna Flaxis... gong show. I max out at 4 pts as an RN in my ED and I can't imagine having to do the diagnostics as well.
    Apr 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Problems with ER
    We send an SBAR and the RN upstairs is given a reasonable amount of time to call with concerns/questions before the pt comes up. ICU gets a call, or if a pt is complicated we will call report. I...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. CNA Waiting to be accepted into an RN program
    I had family members receive excellent care from hospice CNA's, best of luck to you!
    Mar 31
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. I miss trauma..sigh
    Yesssss.... sigh. Same situation. However, I did trade in my level 1 for a hospital that has a better staffing ratio and a great reputation for pt care. PRN at the trauma centers where I work also...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Code Lavender?!
    Code Lavender and Preventing PTSD in Health CareÂ*|Â*Dike Drummond, M.D. Hope this helps...
    Mar 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Gift to nurse?
    Second the T-shirt idea! we have a very close relationship with EMS, PD and firefighters. Also second the chocolate to share... :-)
    Feb 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Pain Scales
    THIS. Femur poking out? Let me get that fentanyl for ya. Car accident 8 years ago? Sorry, not my top priority. I don't question that you're in pain, it just doesn't make me move as fast.
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. ICU Interview Questions
    Agree with above posters... when you are referring to your current position, you could perhaps spin it into something like seeing a patient go into afib rvr, you don't want to rush them to another...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Anyone with experience caring for elderly holocaust survivors?
    Psychiatric disorders and other health dimensions among Holocaust s... - PubMed - NCBI Here is one article listed by the NIH, there are several available here. These aspects may help you should you...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. How can a tweet destroy your life.
    I had to google this, because the stupidity was so unbelievable, but the article didn't seem like satire... Common sense, people.
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. FLAME ON!
    42 consecutive posts asking for advice for "A nurse new to __(insert any unit)___."
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Dreading bedside report with The Interrogator
    I second the nurses who say that you should give basic facts at the bedside and "You reeeeeally need to know this to make your shift easier" comments to outside of the room. If it is only one nurse...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Soooo discouraged:( First Med Error
    I made one by asking a pt "Mrs. So and so?" instead of having her state her name... I was doing a favor for another nurse. It was not a critical med, but I owned up to it right away and cried for...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Intrusiveness and unwanted touching of pregnant bellies
    I suppose I'm not understanding the part where your boss asked to see your backside??? This almost sounds like sexual harassment.
    Jun 25, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Levophed concentration and hospital policy.
    I work ED, but we are allowed to run levo through a peripheral until we get a central.
    Jun 4, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. No More ED Report?
    As an ED nurse, I can say sometimes it can take hours to get a receiving RN for verbal report. In the case a nurse is unavailable, we send written report, but it has more than recent VS, it includes...
    May 29, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. Frontier Nursing University Class 127
    Hi Kelly! I was #2 as of a couple of weeks ago, I emailed them on Friday to check on my position and that was their response. Here's hoping to see you there!
    May 28, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Frontier Nursing University Class 127
    Accepted from the waitlist, pheeeew, see you all at bound!
    May 27, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Frontier Nursing University Class 127
    I just got my position on the waitlist, that's all...
    May 9, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Frontier Nursing University Class 127
    Sorry, Bennett! Went through the same thing, I wonder it they check that we put a bound date on our application?
    May 1, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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