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  1. BSN then PA?
    It's possible. I looked at this several years ago, and would have had to take several courses not included in my BSN. If this is what you want to do, why not just take pre-med type courses? ...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Pressure bag pump flush systems
    Apparently not. We've used these for the over 5 years I have been in the PICU and have not had any problems. As they are made to attach to regular IV tubing I assume this is acceptable. I am...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pressure bag pump flush systems
    If you use the standard transducer it always delivers 3 mL/hour. The neonatal transducer is designed to be used with an infusion pump, at rates as low as 1 mL/hour. When we receive patients post...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. ADN's being pushed out
    Four actually. Don't forget the MSN entry to practice. And think of the poop storm this is going to create in a few years.
    Apr 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Pressure bag pump flush systems
    Correct. If you had two separate lines distal to the transducer; one line to the ABP and one line to the CVP. I have never seen of heard of this, and doubt that it exists unless assembled on the...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Pressure bag pump flush systems
    You still have a continuous fluid column from the patient to the transducer. Aside from the fact that it lacks the fast flush device, from the transducer distal to the patient there is not...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. marijuana and nursing.
    Even if marijuana were legalized at the federal level, an employer can opt either to not extend an offer or terminate a current employee for use. Blondy2061h provided an excellent excellent example....
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. NNP Programs
    East Carolina University Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Apr 22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. DKA help
    I agree with you regarding the ABG results, as these make no sense. To be in DKA you have to be acidotic, not alkalotic. By definition, this means a pH of <7.35. In DKA it can be significantly...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. marijuana and nursing.
    No. An employer can test for any substance that they desire, whether a legal substance or not. Positive results in a preemployment screening can result in an offer of employment being rescinded. ...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. CFRN Review Course
    Have you posted on Flightweb? You might get be\er response there.
    Apr 21
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  12. Gave my job 2 months notice, things have gotten rough and I want to quit early.
    Although you gave your manager more than enough time, if you leave prior to your last day they can truthfully tell prospective employers that you failed to work your notice. I agree with Swellz,...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  13. Got arrested/detained for Solicitation of Prost.
    I would not base what I did on the responses you receive on an anonymous internet forum. You readdly need to ask this question of an attorney. After they review the pertinent facts of your case, he...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  14. Get the Bsn or leave nursing?
    Where exactly do you find fault in her results?
    Apr 16
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. CNA impersonating RN
    What do you base this on? The OP has no first hand knowledge that the person in question is identifying herself as an RN.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. CNA impersonating RN
    By her own admission the OP has done the following: Interrogated the brother of the person in question. After this, she sought ought the younger sister of another friend and interrogated her,...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Expunged or Sealed
    I think this is a question best asked of an attorney, ideally one familiar with nursing licensure. Even if you are accepted into the nursing program, the Board of Nursing still has to approve you...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. FNP - PMHNP required vaccinations
    Really? Source?
    Apr 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. PALS provider..need prep help!
    Definitely do the pretest and have it with you. This is an AHA requirement, and every training center I have been affiliated with will turn you away without it. If you have the pocket cards that...
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 5 P's for assessment
    If you are referring to pain, pallor, pulses, paresthesia, and paralysis there is a huge amount of information available. If you are searching the internet, you might try searching for “5Ps in...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Code situation
    I fully support family presence during resuscitation, and have for years. However, this is hardly a new concept. When I worked at Columbus Children’s (now Nationwide) Hospital in early 2000 this...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Uuuuugh, APA!
    You might want to investigate EndNote. It has a cite while you write option that allows you to insert citations in the text, and creates an entry in your reference list. As with all APA formatting...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. What should I CLEP?
    I would suggest that you take as many as you can, regardless or whether you think they will accept it or not. You won't know what they will or won't accept until after they evaluate your...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. NG Tube
    I agree with loriangel14. However, this demonstrates the importance of verifying that what your patient is receiving is actually what is ordered.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  25. Medication calculation problem
    Reread your problem. What is the volume of ampicillin that you have? What is the final volume that you need to dilute to?
    Mar 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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