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  1. z track injections
    Vistiril(sp) given Z track
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Many RN's administer IV meds wrong.
    I am a new RN to, But when I was in school( a few months ago lol) We were taught hat when you give an IVP med, You time the follow flush as well, so if you give lasix over at least 2 min you should...
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. Please... I Need Encouragement
    We just took the HESI exit as well, Unless you have to have a certain score to graduate don't study for it. It is supposed to gauge how well you do on NCLEX and what areas you need to refresh your...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Finally Done
    wow, i cant believe that jan of 2006 i was worried about getting any nursing program and here i am a graduate nurse. i just want to thank all nurses and it's members for so much support, this...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Careplan help: pathophysiology for ortho pt
    You need a med-surg book. When i was in Fundamentals we had to get our careplans and patho info from our Med Surge book( only time we used it in Fundamentals was to do care plans) I'm sure there are...
    Oct 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. triage in PA
    I have heard ( and of course the infomation i recieved could be wrong) that LPN's in PA cannot do triage, something about assessment and that not being in their scope of practice.
    Oct 13, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient
    Check the CD that came with your Med/Surge or critical care books, My Med surge book had some pictures of Hypoxic pts
    Sep 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I Started An Iv!!!1 (sort Of)
    The same situation happened to me last week in the ER, accept that my first one did not end up getting in at all. After that, i realized I went to deep, refocused. and then I was able to start them...
    Sep 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. NG tube insertion
    I was taught that Ng tube insertion was not a sterile procedure
    Sep 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. LTC environment boring and unstimulating!
    Just a side note, I started my ICU/Critical care rotation the other day and almost every patient was a senior citizen, and a lot were from LTC facilities. So you will come across that population alot...
    Sep 8, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Being Evaluated on a Physical Assessment
    I used to think( and still do sometimes) how am i gonna remember everything to for a physical assessment. but if you really take it in a head to toe approach and think of it as parts instead of a...
    Sep 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Critical Care,Mental Health, Maternity
    I am taking these courses this semester( each 5 week individual courses, so its going be jammed packed and difficult) Was wondering if anyone had any resources they would suggest for each one( books,...
    Sep 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. License
    I think i have heard that you can apply to take the NCLEX in any state as long as you apply to the BON(state) you choose to work in. Is this true?? Like if I go to school in PA and i wanted to move...
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. to get hired as a new grad...gpa requirements?
    I have never heard of any place asking about and hiring based on GPA. Is this standard in the nursing workforce, should we newbies expect this?
    Aug 19, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Does anyone have this book: Dimensional analysis for Meds?
    What errors where they because i bought that book( if its the one y Ann curren) and i loved it.
    Aug 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Optional NS Books - help me decide.
    I would get the RN notes, Techniques in clinical nursing, and test success if any, all the others might just be a waste. I had a ton of recommend books and most of them i never used.
    Aug 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Rejected A Nursing License
    Did you report this when asked on your lisence application??
    Aug 7, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Med Surg
    Med-Surge clinical is so much fun, don't be scared at all, its lecture that everyone mostly has troubles. Get very familiar with the perioperative phase, RA and OA hip/knee arthroplasty(sp), wound...
    Aug 7, '07
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Roll Call---How many start their RN this month!
    Fasten your seat belts people your in for a fast ride!!!! NO all kidding aside congrats to you all, its an exciting thing. I know the feelings your going through, just last year i was in your...
    Aug 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Has Anyone Taken the PSB for Practical Nursing Exam?
    This website should help you with the PSB http://www.cfcc.edu/learninglab/PSB/PSB.htm Also if you do a search on here tons of info will come up on issues like entrance tests and such good...
    Aug 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Fundamentals of Nursing by "Potter and Perry."
    We used "Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts Process, and Practice by Kozier,Erb" It was a very good book, It was a little wordy at times( i think they all can be) but it's not to bad. If you find the...
    Aug 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Bed and Bath for all patients
    We are responsible for making sure our clients have had bed baths bed changed throughout the entire program. Now that we have more clients, we can now delegate to LPN and CNA a majority of bed baths,...
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. LPN = Life's Perfect Nurses
    i wasn't turning this into a debate, i read through all of the posts on allnurses and sometimes if something catches my eye and i want to talk about it with people, then ill ask...thats what these...
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. LPN = Life's Perfect Nurses
    Ohh and I know you never mentioned that. But someone on this thread in their post did and thats why I asked. sorry
    Jul 30, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. LPN = Life's Perfect Nurses
    I am not stereotyping anyone, I just stated that I noticed a HUGE difference between The LPN and RN portion of my program, and how we are forced to think in different ways and are responsible for a...
    Jul 30, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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