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  1. Gestational Diabetes Treatment
    I'm receiving conflicting information on the standard, safest medication treatment for a woman diagnosed with gestational diabetes (GDM) whose blood glucose is not being controlled with...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  2. Certified Diabetes Educator
    Hi there! I recently started a new job as a Diabetes Nurse Educator and I love it. I'm not a CDE yet but I'm working on it. To sit for the exam, you need to have documentation of 1,000 contacts...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  3. RN CDE: What to expect
    Wonderful! I was offered the job and I start in a few weeks! I'm so excited. I've been reading a bunch and getting some more CEU's through the AADE website. I had just downloaded the ADA Diabetes...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  4. IV clinics for hangovers
    I've thought about this too! It would be awesome if you could make house calls though.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  5. Any nurse bloggers?
    I blog too! PM me if you'd like.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  6. Nurse to patient ratio?
    30 bed med-surg unit, always full. 1:5-6 on nights. 1:4-5 on days. 0-3 techs on day shift (0 I've only seen on a weekend). 0-2 techs on nights.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. RN CDE: What to expect
    I've interviewed for a CDE RN position but have not been offered anything yet. I'm not a current CDE. I have worked as an acute care RN for approximately a year and a half. I have type 1 diabetes as...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. What do you love about the ICU?
    This all sounds so wonderful to me! I got a call about a Surgical/Transplant ICU position and I'm so hopeful that it'll be the right fit. I've been interested in critical care for a while now...so I...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Pulling out the trach
    Hey! What do you do if your patient pulls out his/her trach (not on a vent)? The whole thing? Thanks!
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  10. Peg Leg
    I loved this story and wanted to share it. It really illustrates the strength of the human spirit and the importance of humor in a dark world. My patient's leg had been severely damaged a few...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. Tiny success
    Somehow I got a very disgruntled, rude, completely A&Ox4 84-year-old patient (no history of dementia) who had called one of my favorite coworkers a "STUPID girl" who didn't "know the difference...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Books/resources for CDE interview?
    No, I'm currently an adult med-surg nurse (specialty in post renal transplant) so I care for a lot of individuals with insulin-dependent, steroid-induced diabetes and of course plenty of type 2...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  13. Books/resources for CDE interview?
    I have an upcoming interview for a pediatric Certified Diabetes Educator position. Any good book suggestions or other resources I can read up on before the interview? Thanks!
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  14. A good day for nursing
    Wonderful!
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. Artificial Pancreas Research
    I've been a medical-surgical nurse for a year now and I'm very interested in getting involved in diabetes research, specifically artificial pancreas research. But I'm open to anything! My question...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  16. Best advice for dealing with the ups and downs
    Thank you for your kind words! I'm going to just keep swimming...I can't imagine doing anything else with my life...I hope I will find the right fit soon.
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Best advice for dealing with the ups and downs
    I've been reading over a lot of posts on this thread and I'm glad to see I'm not alone in my feelings of anxiety, being overwhelmed, stressed, doubtful, unsupported, like a failure, etc. I've been...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. "A Day In the Life of Nurse Eye Roll'
    I LOVE IT!
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. I just wanted to SCREAM
    Haha I know, right?!
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I just wanted to SCREAM
    I totally understand his anxiety about blood clots...I am always empathetic with patient's fears...but I just needed to rant to people who would understand why it was difficult for me to listen, act...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I just wanted to SCREAM
    He asked me if he called Patient Advocacy would that make me move any faster.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Volunteer Nursing in US
    I'm interested in volunteering as a nurse for underserved populations in the US. Any good organizations or opportunities out there that you could recommend? Thanks!
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  23. Medical Missions for Nurses?????
    I am so interested in volunteering with RAM! I love the idea of helping less fortunate Americans.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  24. I just wanted to SCREAM
    Haha C'MON MAN. Really? I've had two doctors for patients and I didn't like either of them. I've had several nurses as patients and they're usually so awesome haha. Nurse family members of my...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Nine Lives
    Needed this!
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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