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  1. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    2 times I can think of going above and beyond, and it's because I really liked those patients. On Xmas day my patient was admitted with a bad gi bleed the day before. Her family was driving all...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    The commuter - what type of job do you have?
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Crossfit
    Awesome!!
    Sep 8
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Favorite ways to decompress
    Sex. Crossfit. Reading. Taking a bath.
    Sep 4
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Crossfit
    I have been doing it non stop for several months and love it. I know rhabdo is associated with it and I was waiting til it was brought up :). In my experience, if you are at a good box and your coach...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Crossfit
    Was curious if any nurses out there do crossfit? I've been doing it for a few months and love it :)
    Aug 30
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Confused-Which MSN program?
    Thank you so much!!! This cleared a lot up for me :)
    Aug 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Confused-Which MSN program?
    What would the best path be if my goal is Ed or ICU? Most schools near me offer FNP. Is the acute care a school path or just a certification?I'm still trying to figure out what's best and how it...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Common meds in transplant ICU
    I'm on a transplant pcu and see all the abdominal transplants. I agree with all of the Meds and ideas lol thee posters mentioned. This is my second nursing job. I was on a med tele floor and I love...
    Aug 10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Confused-Which MSN program?
    Can an FNP work in a hospital ED or ICU?
    Aug 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Fitness and nursing
    Never on the days I work. I workout at a crossfit 3 days a week and try to stand up paddleboard 1 day a week. I work full time, am in school 3/4 time (9 credits a semester). Some days I don't want to...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. non-religious overseas medical work
    Project medishare
    Jun 19
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  13. Hawaii nursing
    Hi all! I am sure this is not new but my plan is to move to hawaii in a few years. I have 1.5 years experience as a nurse do far. I was in med/tele but now I am on a transplant pcu floor. How is the...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  14. Interview dress code
    In all my careers a suit never served me wrong. It shows professionalism. You can't ever go wrong with that. I have had interviewers (for nursing) tell me I was one of only a few people who wore...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. Interview dress code
    A suit
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. To give or not give insulin
    Are your npo diabetic pt it on some sort of d5 fluids? I would give the ss and lantus if they are on d5 fluids. It's a part if our protocol.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Transplant nursing
    What are your ratios like? Are your pt walkie talkies? Do you enjoy it? Lots of teaching opportunities ? Or would you consider it a glorified med surg ? Our unit is a pcu so I am hoping to get some...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. Question on pcu ratios
    Hi all. There is a position that sounds amazing to me. Transplant pcu. Ratios are 4:1. We have a few techs for the floor, but the nurses do vitals. They want the techs doing more adl and baths. I was...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. Transplant nursing
    Any info out there??
    Apr 2
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. medication question
    Ditto
    Apr 1
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Transplant nursing
    Is there a sub forum on here for that? I have an interview and wanted to read more about it. Thanks!!
    Apr 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Moving to orlando - insight on local hospitsls?
    Thanks for the info. Very helpful!
    Mar 27
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Med surg nurse interviewing for er
    Any thoughts ?? Anything is appreciated!
    Mar 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Med surg nurse interviewing for er
    Other than the standard questions, what other questions specific to ER should I prepare for? Any guidance is appreciated.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Moving to orlando - insight on local hospitsls?
    Hi all. I live in south florida and have been a nurse for over a year. I know Orlando health and florida hospital are the big guys in town. Any insight to provide? I see both have several positions...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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