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  1. Anybody here ever found a GF or a future wife as a "murse" at work?
    Don't date at work. Have you heard this before? This planet has women all over the place.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. avoiding sexism drama and gossip
    Yeah maybe, but you don't know what happened or what was going on.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. "Your ER sucks!" and other pleasantries...how you handle them?
    As miserable as she made you, at least she left your life and you're off the hook. That poor guy has to live with her, and she has to live with herself. What's that like? Could be worse, she could be...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End
    Thanks for your service, hoah.
    Aug 24
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. I never, ever went to ER when I was a kid
    Twice, once for stitches in my face, and the other for a crushed toe. When the kid down the street fell off his bike and suffered a serious skull fracture, his Mom drove him to the ER. The only time...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Women and control with a male nurse
    Women should be just as accountable as men. If you are being harassed, report it to HR.
    Aug 24
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. Continuing professional development opportunities for nursing staff
    What technology? How?
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  8. IV clinics for hangovers
    You could solve the medical control issue by getting your NP, or hiring one. I'm no lawyer but I think your liability would be IV site infections, or reactions to medications. You could get insurance...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  9. What is the role of your trauma program coordinator??
    They are in charge of maintain compliance with the trauma certification. Just like your ACLS card, there are requirements that must be met along with periodic surveys. This includes the physical...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Trauma Nursing
  10. Age
    Age
    Since I turned 40 I got an ASN, learned to mountain bike, learned to snowboard, got my MSN, joined the Air National Guard, and went to Burning Man (among other things). I've worked continuously as an...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. What is so difficult about this question?
    Start with, "do you take any medications?" and that may get the ball rolling. Or, "do you have any medical problems like; HTN, diabetes, acorporal disassociation, psychogenic polydypsia, Web MD...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. nurse ratio 50:1? Yup!
    I'm just saying it's all relative. I wasn't comparing per se, just trying to put a perspective on caring for 50 ebola patients. I give mad props for any person who walks into that ward.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. nurse ratio 50:1? Yup!
    It was reported on NPR that in one of the African countries affected by the ebola outbreak that due to nursing deaths and shortages, an ebola clinic had 55 patients and only one or two nurses to care...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. How old is too old for Flight Nurse/Medic training?
    It will a number of years before you could qualify for flight nursing based on the experience you would need. But if you can physically do the job, there is no technical age limit. You need the...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  15. Hard Time Dealing With Patient Rights
    Welcome to the gray zone. First of all, a patient request for a special type of nurse is a preference. What if the entire shift was made up of men? It is vital to address it with the patient, but it...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Movie set and concert nursing
    I believe EMS usually provides on-scene medical standby. There would be little benefit for a nurse on the set. Without physician orders a nurse can't do much. What nursing care would you expect to be...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  17. PICC line or Port a Cath & Running Blood
    Yes it is safe in a multi lumen line, the fluids won't mix in the line. I don't know of any reason you couldn't give blood through a portacath, but have never done it. You need orders or a protocol...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. nursing to medicine, is that possible?
    Nursing and pre-med have very different curriculums. If your goal is to be a physician, nursing school is a waste of time and money. Go get the grades you need, in the courses you need, to move on in...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. Guys in Peds??
    You should pursue any area that you wish.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Suture Removal without Medical Screening?
    Our triage nurse will remove sutures. The patient is not charged as the removal fee is included in placing them. They create a patient chart and document what was done. If there is any reason to...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. caught a med error. ...stress. ..
    Good job! You are not selfish in protecting your license, you are serving your community. If your boss gets in your face you should state that you did the right thing, and will continue to follow...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Detox nursing is sucking the life out of me
    I don't work in your specialty but I've had rough patches in my career. Hating my job was one... You need to adjust your attitude. I don't mean you have a bad attitude, but you need to look at your...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  23. How do you teach nursing theory?
    Making theory relevent is a challenge. But it is the core of nursing. Theory tells us what nursing aspires to be, without which, how would we truly know what nursing is? The military uses doctrine,...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    This is a joke, but not funny.
    Jul 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. RN, NP, and Corpsman Career Questions
    To "test the waters" how did you end up at corpsman? I agree with jfratian. You can become a CNA for very little cost and commitment. If you want to be a nurse, go to nursing school. If you want to...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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