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  1. RN to BSN Online
    Rivier University in NH. No capstone unless you have less than 2 years of nursing experience. HPRN
    Dec 18
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Thank You PICU Nurses!
    Hi all, I would love to work in a NICU or PICU as a nurse, but I am still working on my RN-BSN and I live in the Boston area where BSN is required at even local hospitals now. I just wanted...
    Dec 17
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. Paramedics in ER
    Paramedics are not just good for "skills and tasks" we are also great at assessing patients since we do that in the field on our own to develop a plan. ERs who are only going to hire paramedic for...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. BSN-MSN with planning a pregnancy
    That is a personal decision that no one else can make for you besides you and your husband. Best of luck! HPRN
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. the worst intubation
    Sounds terrible, but like other posters have said that intubation is not aseptic. Also if the clinicians had any concern that the patient was going to be difficult to intubation from obesity,...
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Baby RN's running ICU?!!
    In my opinion this is what happens to hospitals who only hire B.S.N. nurses! Most of the experienced nurses are still in process of obtaining that, thus all you get is inexperienced "baby" nurses...
    Dec 11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. saw my tuition estimations...
    Pretty sad that the interest rate on my vehicle, ATV, and motorcycle are all lower than my student loan interest rate! HPRN
    Dec 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nurse to Firefighter
    Nope, I sleep at night at work and usually squeeze in a nap during the day. There are times when we just go non-stop for the whole shift, but even then it isn't really that tiring. Not bad at...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. How Does Your ED Flow? Need Suggestions
    Mine flows like cold molasses through clamped off IV tubing.....
    Dec 9
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Nurse to Firefighter
    Hi, I know of a handful of nurses that are also FFs! It does work because as a FF you can work 24 hour shifts, depending on the department of course. Give it a try. I work full time as a...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Are needle connections still used?
    I work on the ambulance and in an ER and in both places we use needless systems (calves). HPRN
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. New to Nicu
    Congrats!! I am sooooo jealous! I work in the ER now and HATE IT! I have been trying to get into the special care nursery at my hospital or a NICU elsewhere with no luck, since I started nursing 7...
    Dec 8
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Diagnosed with Pneumonia
    I would call out if you are feeling to ill to work and get a note from your physician. HPRN
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What else do you do?
    I work per-diem as a nurse and as a full time medic... Would love to do something outside of medicine like firearms instructor or something along those lines.... HPRN
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Questions for Rad nurses!
    Hi Julie, Thank you for the response. I am just waiting to hear from the hospital, all my references are in... so it is just a matter of waiting to see if I got the job or not! HPRN
    Dec 8
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  16. Has anyone Clep sociology what was the process and what do you recommrnd
    OP whatever you do, please don't CLEP English!! :roflmao: HPRN
    Dec 8
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. critical care transport
    Hi, I am both an RN and a paramedic and have worked as an ER RN for seven years. I would say get some tertiary ICU experience first, because that is what the nurse is expected to bring into the...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  18. TRIAGE
    The penalty box! Triage can be pretty exhausting, what about at the 4 hour mark instead? HPRN
    Dec 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Difficult decision
    This is a decision only you can make! If you are happier caring for the cardiac patients stay there, otherwise go back to your old job. Be honored that they are asking you to come back, but stay...
    Dec 6
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. College: Do I Have a Chance with My Grades?
    A lot of universities will accept you as a general student taking general classes for a year or two, after that, if you have improved your grades and proved you are a motivated learner, they will...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Need Your Advice Desperately!
    This is going to sound awkward maybe, but could you clarify the whole incident during a staff meeting. Just talk to people about it in th meeting while you have all of their attention, that may help...
    Dec 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. accelerated BSN program
    The OP said her husband is a doctor and has a good income, to me that says you don't need to seek financial aide! I am US born and cannot even get financial aide, I think it is wrong that...
    Dec 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    My state is great, no court order needed, it's the law. It doesn't matter what the parent's religious beliefs are, thus the medical team can administer blood products etc to minors even if the...
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. CDC rec to counsel all males about benefits of circumcision
    OUCH! Dear Jesus, Thank you for growing me in the United States. Amen. Love, HPRN
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. saw my tuition estimations...
    You have two choices in life - Suck up the money portions and loans and go to college and have a career that pays fairly well and there are jobs once you become established, its the first job that is...
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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