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  1. Fentanyl Patches
    I'm a new nurse... my question is... When I dispense and apply a Fentanyl patch to a patient I do not need another nurse to witness it. But when I discard the old patch, I need a witness. Why is...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Need advice about a dishonest teacher!!
    Consider contacting the state's Department of Education or an Attorney.
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. A & P pre requisites - need advice
    You may also find helpful this post from polka-dot... http://allnurses.com/pre-nursing-student/p-help-my-334360.html
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. A & P pre requisites - need advice
    Check out this post by X_Factor... http://allnurses.com/pre-nursing-student/huge-list-p-794727.html
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Accelerated Programs Vs 4 year programs
    Hello Lewist1016, Nursing has many different levels of practice. It all depends on how far into it you want to go. Here is a list of nursing degrees: Undergraduate Studies: 1) Certified...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Any NPs here who are Surgical Nurses as well ??
    @ subee ... There are several surgical procedures related to urology and with the newer DNP degree I thought maybe some of the minor urological procedures would/might fall under their scope of...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Any NPs here who are Surgical Nurses as well ??
    Hello, I am a new RN who is pursuing BSN starting next month. My long term plan is to become a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), specialize in Urology, and include surgery. My dilemma is that I...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. OR Nurse
    Hello, Is there a difference between an OR Nurse and a Circulator Nurse? If so, what are those? Thanks!
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Pause!
    Are thinking of staying within the healthcare field? Since you have been living in Tennessee (according to your profile), I suggest looking into online programs offered by the University of...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. What I'm most worried about!!
    Hello! Your feelings are normal and the good news is that it only takes some practice. Usually the lab has a plastic arm that you can practice with (although it's a lot tougher than a real arm),...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Struggle with GPA
    Apply to UCF anyway. Also, have you thought of looking into Valencia College? Seminole State College? They both offer associates degree in nursing, you could then pursue the RN-BSN bridge program...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Pause!
    An associates degree in Nursing takes anywhere from 14 to 24+ months... depending on where you take the classes. This program is full of clinicals, so you have to be available in the town you take...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Ugh, Chemistry..
    Hello, I don't know which Chemistry you're taking, but in Florida I was able to squeeze by with Introduction to Chemistry. I didn't like it either, but made it through. As for me, Microbiology...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. To disclose or not to disclose ...  That is my question.
    Thank you GrnTea... good point to consider in real life cases!
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. To disclose or not to disclose ...  That is my question.
    Thanks for your posts everyone !!
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. To disclose or not to disclose ...  That is my question.
    I did a little bit of more research and found that in states like California and Florida they have a law that prescribes someone who knows they have an infectious disease (ie. HIV+) to disclose their...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. To disclose or not to disclose ...  That is my question.
    I'm currently taking an Ethics class and our discussion question has to do with disclosing private information. Please read below, then my comments as to what I think and what others in our group...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Caring emphasis vs Nursing care
    Hello! Once you complete Fundamentals of Nursing and Health Assessment, the rest of the program is about the "nitty gritty medical side of stuff". You will have plenty to study... guaranteed!
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. 41 yr old male wanting to start a 2nd career in nursing?
    It's never too late. I'm 43 and just finished my ASN in February !!! I too was in a similar situation, but my field of interest was Accounting. I'm so glad I made the move to nursing! PS. I'm...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Were are you going to work when you graduate???
    Awesome!! I just completed my degree in February and waiting to land an interview yet. Things are tough for new grads here in central florida. Best wishes for you!!!
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. will my record show up on a background check for admission into nursing school?
    Always tell the truth. Even if you get into nursing school, the Board of Nursing in your state will run another background check before you take the board exam. If they find you lied, which they...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  22. Juggling class and volunteer schedule.  Need advice?
    Hello! Every school is different, so I would suggest contacting the nursing school of your choice and inquire about how influential is volunteer experience in the admission process before you jump...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Have to take A&P I while working full time (single mom)
    Hello! You can absolutely make it !! Everyone has different levels of learning, so do not be deterred by someone else's experience. The one thing you need to know about A&P is that is a lot of...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. March 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Please don't tell me your wife "the nurse" is making you ambulate all by yourself !?
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. March 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I thought you died an hour ago.
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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