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  1. Photos of patient info - Inpatient setting
    I recently heard of a Electrophysiology (EP) NP who took iphone photos on an inpatient unit of a pt's abnormal rhythm (ECG strip) and sent it to to the EP MD who was following this pt for his...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  2. OR/floor nurse before CRNA school?
    I started out on a Med/Surg floor, a very busy one that had a lot of variety in regards to patient disease processes. I found this to be a very good place to start as a new grad as it allowed me to...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Labor and Delivery Experience with ICU for CRNA school?
    hokieicurn: Just wondering if you have any additional certifications such as ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC, CCRN, etc.? These are things you may want to consider to improve your chances, especially the...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Anyone got accepted to CRNA school with a low GRE score???
    bloomRN: I was just wondering if you wouldn't mind sharing some of your stats - GPA, ICU experience, Certifications (CCRN, TNCC, PALS, etc.)....?? Also, which schools you applied to...?? Thanks!...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Med error stories
    One night at work one of my fellow co-workers, a somewhat new nurse to the unit, approached me stating that she couldn't understand why Dr. so and so was so rude to her on the phone when he was...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I think I'm too slow for Critical Care...
    Hello GucciRN22, When I read your post, I felt like I was reading something I had written! You and I have similar nursing background and I have also been working on a CV-ICU for about a year now....
    Dec 8, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. How's the job market there in Wisconsin?
    Hello, I have lived in Green Bay, WI for a number of years and worked at a local hospital for about 6 years. There is somewhat of a freeze in the Green Bay area. I have heard from my manager...
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  8. Critical Care question about nursing experience
    Hello, I am also interested in becoming a CRNA. I did not get hired in the ICU following graduation for the same reasons you have explained, but I do know that it does happen sometimes. I...
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. Patient Advocacy and CODE STATUS?! Need feedback please!
    Thank you everyone for the feedback so far. To TiredMD: I recently had a patient's son (POA-HC also), tell me that he wanted his terminally ill father resusitated, but he only wanted us to do a...
    Nov 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Patient Advocacy and CODE STATUS?! Need feedback please!
    Hello Everyone, I was just wondering if anyone can offer any information regarding the legal and ethical concerns of initiating code status in dying patients. I currently work on an inpatient...
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The Phone Call from Beyond
    Ok, ok...so I feel really propelled to share my story of a patient named "Keith". Keith was an elderly man, but looked good for his age. He was married over 50 years to a wonderful lady named...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. "I'm Leaving You Here....."
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts! It is easy to get carried away in our own selfish needs when someone is dying. But isn't is a beautiful thing when we can accept it and actually look forward to...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. A Patient Who Changed My Life
    It is sometimes difficult as nurses to remember that people afflicted with alzheimers/dementia were once regular people....just like our mothers, brothers, and ourselves. Great Story! You should...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How quickly we forget.
    You did a great job expressing the emotions of a soon-to-be-grad who is SO grateful to see an end in sight. I have been working now for about 9 months or so and I it felt so weird to have a student...
    Oct 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. License question
    Hello, If you are interested in ever returning to Indiana, you may want to take your boards there then transfer your license later. But your best bet is to contact the Tennessee state board of...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. PLEASE HELP! Rude Co-workers...
    I just came from working nights after about 4 years of it, so I certainly understand your frustrations as well as those from any night shift worker. Both shifts certainly have their advantages and...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Help! I think I hate nursing!
    My struggle as a first year nurse have been the frustrations of the system moreso than anything else. For example, patient's go for procedures and come back wanting results. I have to tell them...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Lack of communication....This is NOT RIGHT!!!!
    I agree with everyone else....definetly file an INCIDENT REPORT! What if this patient would have commited suicide? Where I work, these patient's are generally on 15 minute checks. This needs to be...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. PLEASE HELP! Rude Co-workers...
    Thank you so much for the reply! It is much needed right now. As for our supervisor, she is brand new and not exactly what I would refer to as a "good" supervisor. The gossip and "clickiness" on...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Searching for WI hospital requiring RN with BSN
    Hello, I work at a hospital in Green Bay, WI and I am not aware of any hospitals that require a BSN to work there as a staff nurse. You might have more luck if there is a specific position posted...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  21. Is anybody here taking a BSN online at UW Green bay !!
    Hello, I have not visited this site in a while, but I thought I would message you and see if you had done anything further regarding the LNC. I am still interested if you have any advice to...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  22. PLEASE HELP! Rude Co-workers...
    I KNOW THIS IS LONG, BUT IF YOU CAN HELP, PLEASE READ! :heartbeat I have been a R.N. for just over 6 months now and have been on my current medical/surgical unit for about 3 months (at the...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. This is how it really is for this new CRNA
    Sounds like you have a really good deal there....congrats! Just wondering what the population of this "rural" area is? Thanks!!
    Mar 13, '08
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. Any grad nurses out there? HELP
    Hello, I recently went through the same thing, but have since passed my NCLEX!! I'm finally a R.N.!! :nurse: What a relief it is!! Anyways, I waited a long time for my ATT as well as for my...
    Mar 13, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  25. Did anyone hate nursing school?
    I feel nursing school is really more of trying to figure out what the instructor wants and how he or she wants it than what you need to learn, in order to earn a good grade. It's tough and you...
    Feb 17, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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