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  1. Seeking the ever elusive FENS refresher course... (foreign educated nurses)
    Hello michelle4uk, well, it was a long road, but i did succeed in the end. I went throught CGFNS, got my Danish degree assessed and as it turns out they found it comparable to an American nursing...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  2. The Slow Code
    oh wow... smokin hot sarcasm.. yet so true.
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. CES report- insufficient number of hours in nsg. theories
    Hi maia718, I am curious to know what happened with you. I am in a similar situation, but i need 10hrs in theoretical maternal/infant nursing. Please let me know how things worked out for you. ...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. BP arm VS calf while running pressors
    Arteriel lines are a must if the patient requires inotropika/pressors. It's a non-issue at my facility. There can be major discrepancies betweein invasive BT and NIBT.
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Sedation in ICU... your opinions/ experiences?
    Well, for most patients who are agitated, we will have a 'sitter' who stays with the patient constantly keeps a constant watch over the patient. If the patient is very agitated/delirious (we CAM-icu...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. Any ICU's ambulating vented patients?
    Some of our patients stand up out of bed, walk in place, and take a few steps over to an easy chair, where they might sit for a few hours or so. :)
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. Sedation in ICU... your opinions/ experiences?
    So sorry your experience was so horrible. If you wouldn't mind telling about it, I would be very interested to learn about your experience. On our unit, we do not use restraints. If patients are...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Sedation in ICU... your opinions/ experiences?
    lol... yes, I can see where that would be confusing. Unfortunately, I cannot go back and correct it. And just for the record, our practices here are evidence based....
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Sedation in ICU... your opinions/ experiences?
    I work in a 23 bed micu/sicu at one of the largest hospitals in Denmark. It is a university hospital/learning hospital. The approach here is that NONE of our intubated patients are sedated. There are...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Seeking the ever elusive FENS refresher course... (foreign educated nurses)
    thx :)
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  11. Limiting Medical Care for the Elderly
    I have seen many an ICU pt kept alive who I am quite sure would have preferred to be let go with dignity, had they been able to speak for themselves. Yes, they would have benefited from making their...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. is it appropriate to take ABG sample from dorsal pedis artery?
    I would expect that rates of infection at femoral sites are higher than pedal. Femoral sites are just harder to keep clean.
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. Seeking the ever elusive FENS refresher course... (foreign educated nurses)
    Hullo out there :spin: I am writing in the hopes that someone out there in the great wide world of nursing can direct me to a foreign educated nurse refresher course. I have seen said program...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  14. Sedation..Your thoughts?
    I work in a SICU in Denmark. We do not sedate our patients while intubated, unless there is something that indicates a need for it. F.ex. not being able to accept being intubated, pulling at the tube...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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