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  1. Online Masters program recommendations
    Im really considering going back to school and becoming a family nurse practitioner. I have five years experience as a med/surg and tele nurse and love the interactions with my patients but would...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  2. RN pay in NW Arkansas
    I would stay away from northwest. They pay higher but staffing is horrible! I've heard horror stories from nurses, cnas, and former patients about the dangerous staffing practices and lack of support...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  3. Temporary permit
    I had mine in about two weeks after I turned in the paperwork. they mailed me a temp paper card but this was about five years ago. Good luck on the nclex!
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  4. What's in your Chemo Cart?
    We are in the process of making warning signs (chemo precaution signs) for staff to take extra precautions and educational handouts for pts and familys regaurding safety and chemo admin. Also the...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  5. What's in your Chemo Cart?
    These Chemo Carts are out in the hallway in front of the pts room. We are not allowed to keep medications (including saline) or any sharps in them as they public could potentially get into them....
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  6. Funny things our patients say
    I work on a med surg floor and was taking care of a older patient with hallucinations. He was seeing spiders and bugs all along the walls. As I was trying to reorient him and show him nothing was...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. What's in your Chemo Cart?
    I work on a med/surg unit where we ocassionaly administer chemotherapy. We have dedicated chemotherapy carts for outside the chemo patients rooms but they are very unorganized. I am updating these...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  8. Post-Op concern
    I am also a 2 year old "toddler nurse". I work med-surge and on my floor we check I&O's about every 4 hrs when we take vitals. A lot of our drs will write orders to notify them if output is less than...
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. What is the maximum number of patients per nurse?
    Med-surg Arkansas Where I work we almost always have a 7:1 ratio on night and 6:1 on days. Charge nurse usually dosent take pts unless theres a call in. Our aids usually have about 10-11 pts...
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. UAMS or U of A - Fayetteville?
    As a senior graduating from ua- fayetteville, all I can tell you about are my experiences, and those have unfortunatly not been good. I can think of 3 outstanding instructors at the ua and many not...
    Mar 2, '08
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing


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