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  1. Suturing
    The FNPs in my ER do plenty of sutures.
    Dec 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Hurst Review Question
    That's my plan. There are a couple live reviews in my area coming up and I want to take it early before the HESI exit exam and again before the NCLEX.
    Dec 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Uniform Advantage scrub sizing?? help please!!!!
    The sizes run about the same as grays anatomy. They both run a bit large.
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. Next steps
    I know a couple of schools that keep the 10 point grading scale, but require an 80% to pass the nursing courses. C's are under 80% so they are failing.
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Next steps
    Try to appeal and retake the class.
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. certificates
    Go to nursing school. Apply for licensure in the state you want to work. Take the NCLEX.
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Infusion Pump - I feel stupid!
    150mL/90min * 60min/1hr = 100mL/hr OR 90min=1.5hr 150mL/1.5hr = 100mL/hr This is some really important stuff.
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Hurst Review Question
    You get a year access to specialty content.
    Dec 14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Hurst Review Question
    Specialty topics are: Maternity Nursing Complications of Maternity NCLEX® Strategy Questions I NCLEX® Strategy Questions II Pediatric Nursing Management and Delegation
    Dec 14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. How do I keep integrity
    4. I work in an ED. We people leave on their own 4 hours after taking a narc. I don't know how long it was since your patient took hers, but it was most likely ok.
    Dec 14
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Refused admission
    Our Geri psych is one of the few in the state that will take dementia pts, but they have to have a psych problem on top of the dementia. They won't accept dementia-only pts or they'd turn into a...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Refused admission
    We get patients like this in our ED whose home won't take them back. It's a shame that they get dumped into the ED like that. It not really our place to find them somewhere to live. We have...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Advice about E book and instructor highlights?
    Let's see. We use several books in each class. The only thing I bring to class is my computer (back saver). Also I can make pdf files of just my readings (print a selection, save as PDF). You can...
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Advice about E book and instructor highlights?
    You can subscribe to you instructor's highlight (and anyone else's). I loved it. You can see exactly what the instructor wants you to focus on.
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Acronyms: Where's the COW?
    Has DFO been mentioned? Done Fell Out
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Do I get paid for orientation??
    Make sure you get your wages in writing before you start.
    Dec 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. IV pushes
    Nope. It's the actual pump. The B port is in the cartridge allowing you to screw the syringe right at the pump, and it can infuse it for you. ...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Nursing School Schedule??
    My 4th semester: 2 three hour lectures and 1-2 8 hour clinicals. Monday's are test days for everyone. 5-6 tests (including subject HESI exams).
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. better to do ASN at a community college?
    That's not true in all cases. Technically, I attend a private college that is regionally accredited, but it is hospital based. My hospital started its diploma nursing program way back. They sought...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Informal poll on grading scale
    We need an 80% with grades calculated to the hundredths place and rounded to the nearest whole number (so we can get a 79.5 and still pass). 80-86 C, 87-93 B, and 94-100 A. Only the nursing...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Getting cut short on orientation
    Why don't you ask your manager. She's probably letting you go early because of good reviews from your preceptors. I bet she would give you more time if you ask for it.
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. IV pushes
    Yes! It's great.
    Dec 12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Just registered for my LAST semester of nursing school
    Oh don't get me started with a countdown! My countdown app started at over 1100 days. Now, it's 158! Whoop...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. difference in degrees
    If you think about it.. It's kind of like getting a BA in Psychology, then getting a Associate of Science in Biology. You can't say you have a Bachelor of Science in Biology. You haven't taken the...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. difference in degrees
    Because you haven't taken bachelor level NURSING courses.
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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