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  1. Charge Nurse Pay
    $1-3/hr extra
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Perioperative 101 training - HCA/HealthONE
    I can only speak to my recent interview for one of their facilities in the ER. They didn't ask many questions. They simply explained to me how their dept looked and gave me a rather involved tour. I...
    Dec 17
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  3. why do nurses hate medics?
    I love our medics. Only because I secretly am jealous of them and want to be one of them.
    Dec 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. rhythm questions!
    This. Call early. Don't be a hero especially when you don't know what to do next. Plus rapid will get you order much faster than calling the doc.
    Dec 13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. My favorite med:
    Succs. 200mg of that will shut em up
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. the worst intubation
    After attempt 2 why didn't they try a bougie? Those things are amazing.
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Cyclic vomiters (drive me up the wall)
    Seeing it a lot more as of late in my awesome state.
    Dec 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Making others faint and fall out at the dinner table
    Its almost too easy with my mom. It all started when I would explain my cadaver labs to her. Now I have to severely edit any story I tell her.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. IV pushes
    I try to dilute toradol whenever possible, even if it is just at the y-site 2 syringe push just because it can burn something awful going in.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. What job will you do for your semi-retirement?
    Im a long way to retirement. My dad isn't and he is using that time to spend it with me. Thats the best thing I could ask for.
    Dec 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. ER or ICU (or another specialty)?
    Hate to burst your bubble but the ER is not all codes and death and trauma. Its 95% boring clinic and 5% terror.
    Dec 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can you solve this mcg to mg conversion?
    Stupid way to write it all around. Order it as mcg as thats what it comes in.
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. Time to vent - my apologies in advance.
    Things do get dropped from time to time unfortunately. That doc should have never placed that as a miscellaneous order. It doesn't go to lab, Blood bank, nothing like that. Also one of the things I...
    Dec 2
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. Policies for Working during the Holidays
    What hours do you have to work during the holidays? - Same as any other day 12 hours 5p-5a What are the policies regarding who has to work? - Clinical staff of course has to work, non clinical...
    Dec 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Do you believe that socioeconomics and educations are biggest factors?
    Oh most certainly, and they are the majority too.
    Dec 2
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Time to vent - my apologies in advance.
    Then come on down and spend a few days with us and see that people with PE can have clear lung sounds. In patients with recognized pulmonary embolism, the incidence of physical signs has been...
    Dec 2
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Do you believe that socioeconomics and educations are biggest factors?
    If I have learned anything, it is that every class, race, gender, religion, creed, sexuality, education level, background can/will be jerks.
    Dec 2
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Calling codes
    Yup did the right thing. Get the wheels in motion even if you don't need it down the road. Time is brain!
    Dec 1
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. Pushing flush too slow?
    The ONLY time you can flush too slow is with Adenosine.
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. What type of laptop should I get?
    My air battery can easily last 12 hours with doing light duty on it. Honestly I would get an air and get a second monitor and keyboard especially if you are in a BSN program. Having the second screen...
    Nov 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Zofran
    Phenergan so they are narc'd out and sleepy.
    Nov 30
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Practice on each other?
    We had to have a successful IV start on a classmate. We gave IM injections to each other. We did SubQ and ID as well. We did exams ( minus genital and breasts ). It was only a few years ago too....
    Nov 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Appropriate orientation attire
    Start off on the right foot and impress from day one. You never know which of your instructors work at the facility you want to eventually work at
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    Lately its been "Hey *******". I think they didn't hear my name right but oh well
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. New ED job 2:30p-3a! Advice..
    3p-3a is a great shift. So is 11a-11p. As is 9a-9p. Im doing 5p-5a now and it is fun too. We stay busy till about that time so It never really stops.
    Nov 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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