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  1. What is your ER like.....need advice?
    28 bed level 1 peds ED and we staff to 1:3 occasionally 1:4 with 1-2 triage RNs and 1-2 RNs for Resus that also float as resource until they are needed in a bay, on a good day we start with 2 techs...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. CEN!!!!!!
    I work in a Level 1 peds ED and have my CPEN, just got my CEN book as I felt I should do this before all my adult training and knowledge seeps out of my brain, took the first practice exam and scored...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. ED techs to start IVs?
    Our techs are all either EMT or Paramedics, some of them have been starting IVs as long as I've been alive so I have no problem deferring to them.
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Hoping to move to Tampa FL next fall, salary estimates?
    I'm in SE MI, Go Blue 😉
    Jan 12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. How long was your initial orientation to the ER?
    We have 12 weeks for expienced nurses and 6 months for new grads
    Dec 14, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Have you travelled to Africa is a invasion of privacy?
    We ask if they have traveled out of the country in the past 21 days, haven't had anyone tell me this was an invasion of their privacy, but they do at times take offense when asked about bowel habits...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hoping to move to Tampa FL next fall, salary estimates?
    Mid 20's is usually the base and then the shift differentials take it up from there. Good luck, I left sorry Florida 3 years ago and have gone up by over half of my hourly salary and have lower cost...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Failed 3 times
    You would have to call the other state's BON however regardless of the state we all take the same test.
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. New Grads...
    Please refrain from using text speak, you should want to present yourself as an educated professional. As for openings you will need to do the leg work, a quick google search we lead you right to the...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  10. Moving to a new ED soon, questions
    Don't forget the abdominal pain for years as they chow down on flaming cheetos and mountain dew
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. The Great 'Scope Debate
    Yes it is! Many times I have to try and listen to kids fully clothed when the first come in the door, if a co-worker has one see if you can borrow it and compare
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Oklahoma to Florida Lic, gap in employement
    Best thing to do is call the FL BON and get the answer straight from the them. Good Luck!
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. I finally got an interview at Martin Health, North in Stuart!
    When you respond tell them that unfortunately it would not be in you or your family's best interest financially and medically to accept the offer blah blah blah nicey nice, and you never know, they...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. Henry Ford Hospital?
    Unless things have changed, take the NCLEX for MI if you are moving for sure, my first license was a FL license and I was unable to transfer it during my initial period, after renewal I was eligible....
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  15. The Great 'Scope Debate
    I am on my second Cardiology iii (first one the tubing cracked a day after warranty ended grrrr) I started having a hard time hearing clearly out of my SE about a year after school so upgraded and...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Preceptorship
    I was pushed into the ICU by my instructors who felt I was selling myself short by only going after Med/Surg jobs. I liked and did well, was even offered a job, but I stuck with my Med/Surg roots. ...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Depressed 1st semester student
    It's so worth it! And guess what, the teens can HELP! Mine weren't teens when I went back to school but that is when mom quit doing their laundry, tide pod and push play, you forget then you have to...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.
    Congratulations!! I too "just showed up" at a tiny community college in SW FL, hardest two years of my life! But that started me down the road to where I am now, I work in a level 1 Peds ER and have...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Can any of you please answer the following questions it is for a school project
    I too am not comfortable posting any part of my diploma as part of someone else's project, if you can get your instructor to drop this requirement I will answer the rest of the questions.
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Cyclic vomiters (drive me up the wall)
    It's a slippery slope with this one, I have taken care of a few CVS pts and one in particular is a super sweet teen who gets set off by stress, welcome to high school night brought on an episode, the...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Share your unit's new Ebola protocol
    The circus is still convening, literally as I type, never have I seen so many suits on the department, and because we have the big shiny new hazmat room guess who gets them ALL? yep US! The Peds ER,...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Moving to a new ED soon, questions
    I made a similar move 3 years ago, I went from a 10 bed rural ER with mixed population to a 28 bed level 1 peds trauma. I see VERY few "fresh" traumas, most are recycled, it's the chronic kids that...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Is emergency nursing the most intense nursing there is?
    Our PICU takes every congenital heart pt they ever operated on, and our Hem-Onc team keeps their sickle pts long after the pediatrician cut off of 24, they have to present to the adult side ER after...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. RN NEW GRAD
    if you don't mind the commute check the U of M pages, not sure if they are still up but there were several GN positions, I don't have a chance to open your resume, the U is pretty much BSN only now...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  25. Comparable pay to NY??
    We got out of FL 3 yrs ago and moved to MI, lower cost of living, higher wages, the union is very strong in my workplace so conditions are great! I tease my co-workers that have been here their...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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