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  1. Win $100! May 2015 Caption Contest
    Must have finally gotten a lunchpeesmoke break!
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Win $100! May 2015 Caption Contest
    He must do eight hour shifts...
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. NH applicants 2015
    I know it is more expensive, but just an FYI if you already have a four year degree you may be better off going into an accelerated BSN program, especially since trying to find a job as an ADN has...
    May 2
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  4. Nursing in NH
    I work as an RN in NH and I have to say the pay is kind of horrible when you take the cost of living into account. I worked in MA (literally 10 minutes from the NH border) and made 12.00 more an...
    May 2
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  5. RN-BSN
    Hi, I know you said MA, but I am doing my RN-BSN at Rivier University in NH (close to the MA border), and absolutely love the school. The staff are VERY caring and want you to well. They do...
    May 2
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  6. Hybrid nursing programs
    I don't think there is such a thing for your initial RN, unless you have other healthcare experience, then you could do excelsior (sp). You could try contacting the board of nursing in MA and...
    May 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. having a kid
    It all depends... If you can make it so you will be due a month or so after school will finish and then have the baby, wait a couple of months, and then look for a job then I say do that. ...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I just submitted...
    Congrats on finishing! It is a lot of work... I cannot wait to have that feeling in December! Annie
    Apr 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Question about ICD/pacemaker
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    Apr 26
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Question about ICD/pacemaker
    Hi all, I just had a question. Do some physicians set an ICD/Pacemaker to do overdrive pacing in the event ventricular tachycardia occurs in an attempt to avoid an ICD shock? I had a patient...
    Apr 26
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. 97% O2 with NRM
    This post makes no sense. If you put someone on a non-rebreather they are essentially getting less oxygen then they would in the atmosphere at 2 LPM, not to mention the CO2 retention. Treat the...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. If you were to move from ER...
    I left the ER a few months ago for IV nursing per-diem! I love the IV nursing, but still crave the critical care, and I find I LOVED caring for kids in the ER. I am obtaining my RN-BSN now so I am...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Canadian Nurses in Dubai
    It is very dangerous over there, I would seriously reconsider! If you are determined to perform nursing duties in the Middle East go into the military where you will at least have some protection! ...
    Apr 23
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Travel to Abu Dhabi or Dubai?? Any advice?
    I would stay the heck out of that area if you are an American, as it is very dangerous, and not worth the risk!! Annie
    Apr 18
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Do you need a tb and an x-ray as part of your physical?
    I'm gonna be honest... your friend sounds like a nut! Annie
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Hospitals hiring new grads these days?
    How did it go??
    Apr 16
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. About paying off student loans
    I think when you are young you want to use your money for fun, not for paying back student loans, and that plays a role. I remember wanting to spend work money on hobbies instead of bills in my...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Loan forgiveness options? Help!
    We aren't being rude, just honest. There is no nursing shortage and you will be hard pressed to find any hospital in the US that will pay off you loans for you, there are too many nurses and not...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm failing out of nursing school
    You already payed your money, don't give up, keep trying. Maybe seek out tutoring! Annie
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. But you're a nurse, you could've done this....
    Yes, in most cases and in most towns it is protocol to call the ambulance if the damage is fairly significant, there is airbag deployment, or there is a small child or other individual that cannot...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. But you're a nurse, you could've done this....
    Actually no we cannot legally tell someone whether they should go to the hospital or not, nor will we, given the liability. Yes, sometimes it is REALLY obvious that a person does not need a hospital...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. But you're a nurse, you could've done this....
    I agree that maybe the medic shouldn't have said that, but he may have been trying to be sarcastic. Another thing is we hate getting called to "evaluate" someone, whether child or adult, we are...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. 4 Point Restraints in the ER. Is that Abuse?
    If the drunk person punches a nurse, is that abuse? If a demented patient grabs a nurse, is that abuse? Annie
    Apr 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    aaaah.... I <3 IV nursing! :roflmao::cheeky:
    Apr 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. AWD vehicle for nurses
    May want to do more research, complaints about excessive oil consumption are already coming in on the 2015! Apparently the issue is not fixed. I don't agree that all new cars have issues, I have...
    Apr 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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