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  1. Got to use my neuro skills in real life!
    Yikes!!!!! Your heart was obviously in the right place! Don't take everyones input so personally though.... its important to try to learn from every experience, what was right, what was wrong, and...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New CEN exam
    nice! wasnt that bad no?
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. New CEN exam
    yeah youll be just fine. I like Bosswell videos. There were some specifics that he touched on that would show up on the exam.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Confused. Dont want to burn bridges.
    Thats a tough one! Weighing one real job versus one offered...... I love the ER and think its a great place to start, equipping you with a wide array of skills and patients, and stressful...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Splinting?
    awesome, thank you
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Splinting?
    Hi all, I am about to start a new job in an non-teaching ED, where I will have to do all/most wound care and splinting etc. Are there any online tools I can use before I start my job? Thanks! ...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Passed the CEN!  Yay!  Some thoughts
    I passed too! Took it today, July 25th, and got 108/150.... which is not really the best, but passing! I used only two tools, Mark Boswells youtube videos, which were great, and the ENA exam...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Where to take TNCC or ENPC in Bar Area?
    I'm having a lot of trouble finding a place to take these courses..... why are they so hard to find? On the ENA schedule, they seem few and far between and quite far from SF. Any ideas? Thanks,...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Some basics on Peds ED stuff
    its curious that you're curious about my curiousity.... we have a separate peds ed, but they are moving to a different site in the hospital, and as this transition happens, we need to be more...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Some basics on Peds ED stuff
    Allo, So I'm working in an adult only ED, and feel like I'm missing out on some very important basic Peds for ER type stuff. Can anyone give me a bunch of hints/tips? Like what are some serious...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. advice needed  ED travel nursing in Bay Area
    Yes thanks, thats kinda what I thought.... any advice though? Good companies etc..
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. advice needed  ED travel nursing in Bay Area
    Hello all, It seems like an impossible task, to get any sort of work in the Bay Area, let alone a travel gig. I was wondering if anyone had any advice for an ED RN with 1 year of experience...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Nurse Illness
    question, do ED nurses get sick more often than other nurses? I feel like its every other shift that I hear a nurse say, oh damn, that person is on droplet/contact precaution now? I was up in their...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Question
    how can you differentiate v tach from wpw? Im having trouble figuring wpw out, and the internet is not helping. Thanks!
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  15. What's your patient load?
    Dang. sounds nice
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. What's your patient load?
    I'm still orienting but I take on about 5-6 patients. Normally we will have 6-7 sometimes 8. I work in NYC. What are the ratios in other states or hospitals? 7 patients is crazy! Granted, not all...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Advice for the New Nursing students, what to expect
    My pro tip, something that i should have done. If you want to be a better nurse, AND if you want a job after nursing school, become a PCA and try to work on the floor that you want, and become...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. If a phlebotomist corrected you on order of draw, what would you do?
    Talk to the manager. this needs to be an educational topic for all nurses on the floor.
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Best online collaboration with other students
    dangerous reference there
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Best online collaboration with other students
    I graduated in May, but I just wanted to say that Dropbox really helped me and my classmates out when having to collaborate on projects, articles or powerpoints... Does anyone use anything...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Question on skin to skin touching
    I noticed that the nurses I worked with while in school would routinely touch the patient with their bare hands, while I felt much more comfortable wearing my gloves. What are your thoughts on...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Looking for an established nurse to review a new grad's resume!
    I would put where you did your rotations what skills you used on your previous jobs/ volunteer give it a slightly more personal touch
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  23. NSLIJ ED Fellowship 2012
    Good luck tomorrow! Let us know how it goes.
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. Rant about licenses
    Sooooo I took my NCLEX on may 2nd, PVT pop up, schools sent in transcripts may 17th. I called the CA BON and they said it will take at least two more weeks. I also have moved to NYC and will need to...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. NSLIJ ED Fellowship 2012
    Glad it went well. I want an interview so bad. Don't know if I'll get one though.
    May 22, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing


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