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  1. CAUTIs in Critical Care
    Great information....thanks everyone!...
    Jan 23
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. CAUTIs in Critical Care
    My hospital is trying to reduce Critical Care Cather Associated UTIs. We are doing better but still have more than our goal. We are told that hospitals across the country have 0 in a year. I...
    Jan 15
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Supplies in Patients Rooms?
    I have heard that keeping supplies (tape, iv tubing ect) in a patient's room is not "best practice"...due to increased risk of supply contamination...can someone tell me where to find articles r/t...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  4. New to CRITICAL CARE
    There is so much to learn..you will not know it all in 12-16 weeks..those that think they do are dangerous...You may feel pretty unsure of your self for a while and that is good always think..is...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. how to make it clear when call doctor
    Being new is hard...getting poor advice sucks and dealing with a snarky MD gets old. I am a CVICU nurse and would have called the MD if the afib lasted for any time at or or came and went even if...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Electrophysiology RN??
    Hi All...I am a CVICU RN for many years but I am gaining interest in EP. I was wondering if there are any certifications, classes, ect... to take so I could learn more about the field. I have my...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Gift for new FNP
    One of my friends is graduating from FNP school soon and I want to get her a gift....she has a new stethoscope ..... Anyone have any ideas????
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Good luck to you on your chosen career path.. U never know where it might lead!
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Is everyone finding the new student info ok..? I happened to stumble across it but maybe I had not looking in the right place to begin with on the VUSN website......
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    I'm in!! ACNP direct entry...letter came today...good luck to those waiting to hear!
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Yeah mellzie22!!!
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Well..one year ago I had just attended Vandy's open house and began planning to apply. Now..a year later I am anxiously awaiting word r/t admission. It's kind of exciting...very agonizing but still...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Congrats to all who have been accepted! Any word on ACNPs..direct or prespec...????
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Christymel.... I would give them a call. I received a financial aid pack that had a cover letter that explained everyone who applied got one. It also stated that if you were accepted after the...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Did everyone get an email at some point telling them their file was ready for review?
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Mellzie22... Oh wow! That sounds awful! But I am glad you posted what you found out... It might help keep me off the ledge😳
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Rjkelly1... I think only a few specialities have an interview..ACNP for example does not....
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    I applied the first of January... Direct entry ACNP... Then had a late response from a reference..... I have no idea when or what I will hear??? Congrats to all who are in!!!
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Good luck Barbaraleev!
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Don't give up hope Barbaraleev...it is still early and you never know..it is not over till its over....best wishes!
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Way to go amandy45!!!!!
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Thanks Rob RN... I am keeping positive... Good luck😄
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Is anyone else on here that is direct entry ACNP?
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Rob...rn it could be worse....I got a letter yesterday...they still haven't gotten one of my references! Ughhh! I guess this could make my wait even longer... Wishing everyone the best!
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    I don't think there has ever been a longer February...feels like there are 60 days in this month!
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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