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  1. How much does a bag of fluids cost?
    My thoughts exactly! They have tons of bags that we have already learned and practiced doing this last year..I honestly do not see the point of purchasing this bag. We have our first lab next week,...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. How much does a bag of fluids cost?
    We were all shocked..this is our 6th semester and up until this point, all the IV supplies have been provided for us. The school is a separate health sciences center, consisting of the medical...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. How much does a bag of fluids cost?
    Thanks for your replies! I thought it seemed odd too. The bookstore isn't directly selling the fluids, they just received the pre-packaged, zip-tied bags and actually had no idea what was in them! I...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. How much does a bag of fluids cost?
    Hey everyone! Hopefully someone can help me with this question. My school is required us to buy these mysterious bags for sim lab. I am a senior, and this is brand new. The bags are zip-tied and once...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Care Plan Outcome / Interventions Help
    Yeeea, this one is tricky! I agree with the other poster about doing a self-care deficit for the sake of ease, but if your instructor is a stickler for priority dx that might not work. I'm drawing a...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Pediatric/Psychiatry Rotation Tips!
    I don't have too many tips, but I can tell you how my mental rotation went! It was an acute inpatient unit, and there was a pretty high turnover rate. First thing in the morning, would get report. ...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Air Embolism in Infant
    All I needed was clarification about that so thank you! That makes me feel a lot better about the whole situation.
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Air Embolism in Infant
    PS-I know I could just go to the course coordinator initially, but these teachers are all friends and have worked together for years. So I don't want to bring this up if it's not as big of a deal as...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Air Embolism in Infant
    I get the point about not using tubing that had been out. I should have known better and there's no real excuse except for the fact that my instructor told me to do it this way (still not excusable...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Air Embolism in Infant
    I appreciate both of your responses, and I will definitely remember to not use an IV line that had been sitting out for a few hours. However, the line was full of air. My instructor immediately...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Starting Nursing School Finally!!!
    Congratulations on your acceptance! I don't know anything about WCU, but as a fellow nursing student, get ready for the ride of your life! It's hard, exhausting, and stressful, but also so rewarding...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Newborn Nursing Diagnoses Help!
    I just finished my L&D/Newborn rotation, and here's a few of the dx we used for the newborns that were instructor-approved: -Risk for infection: newborns immune systems are not fully developed, and...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Air Embolism in Infant
    Alright, so I am a nursing student in my pediatric rotation. Today was the second day of this clinical for us, so everything is still pretty new. My patient was 5wks old, only 7.6 pounds. Early in...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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