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  1. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    I will ask you the same question that I asked binary in post 55. Are you saying that you have never given, nor will ever give a medication that someone else has prepared? What if the medication...
    2:24 pm
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Neonate assessment narrative not
    Have you written your note yet? If so, why don't you post what you have. This will better allow us to help you.
    Nov 19
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Would you ever ask another nurse to give your pt a suppository?
    Are you saying that you have never given, nor will ever give a medication that someone else has prepared?
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. surgeon with Ebola has died
    Nov 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Thoughts on Accelerated MSN for Bachelor's in another area
    Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN)
    Nov 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. BS in non-nursing and soon to be RN via ADN
    Yes, there are programs that will accept those with a non-nursing bachelors, degree. They generally require you complete designated baccalaureate level course prior to starting any graduate level...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Good scrub brands?
    Aviator Scrubs
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. Military Spouse RN Multi-State Privileges... Confusion
    I wasn't suggesting you were, and apologize if the tone of my message insinuated that you were. My intent was to note that the Texas Board of Nursing, as well as the National Council of State Boards...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Military Spouse RN Multi-State Privileges... Confusion
    Per the Texas Board of Nursing Nurse Licensure Compact Information, in addition to declaring Texas as your primary state of residency, the applicant must “Reside in Texas as his/her legal residence”...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Is there such programs?
    A number of schools offer an RN to MSN program, some that can be completed online. Most, if not all of these will award a bachelor’s degree at some point. There are some graduate programs that will...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Dosage calculations help?
    Exactly which conversions are you finding difficult? If you are referring to most conversions you are going to use in actual practice (lbs to kg, g to mg to mcg, L to mL, etc.) aren't that...
    Nov 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Correct lab values for NCLEX?
    “Fischbach Manual” refers to “A manual of laboratory tests.” If you have a current laboratory reference manual you should be fine. My guess would be that any abnormal values that you receive are...
    Nov 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Marines or Nursing School
    If your goal is to serve in the Marine Corps, you should do that now, before you enter nursing school. If you were to complete nursing school, and be awarded a bachelor’s degree, you could apply for...
    Nov 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. compact state licensure
    Agreed. However both your NC and KY licenses grant single state privileges only and you can only have one compact state license. You have a single state license in both NC and KY. If you were...
    Nov 7
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  15. compact state licensure
    If you are a resident of Kentucky, you cannot apply for licensure in either Texas or Colorado.
    Nov 7
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  16. Support Kaci Hickox
    Are you suggesting that a missionary group was held in NC? For what reason? What law in NC would allow the government to force an asymptomatic person into quarantine? And what would they base...
    Nov 7
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. pancreatitis- demerol or morphine?
    This is another sacred cow that needs to be put to pasture. All narcotics, including Demerol, have the potential to cause spasms at the sphincter of Oddi.
    Nov 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
    Could you post the source for this video?
    Nov 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. how do I transfer my license to missouri
    Missouri Board of Nursing
    Oct 31
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Share your unit's new Ebola protocol
    Ours is similar, however we will always enter the patient care area in pairs with one providing care and the other acting as an in room monitor. And if one of us has to leave for any reason, we exit...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Running amiodarone through the proper line
    First, I’m sorry that this happened to you. As your unit’s nurse educator she should have taken the opportunity to educate you on why you shouldn’t have done this, rather than belittle you during...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  22. EC restricted states
    You can be hired into any federal facility with an active license from any state, I believe this also includes licensed in any US territory as well.
    Oct 27
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. nursing care for chest tube of cabg patient
    I ‘m not stating that aggressively stripping of chest tubes should be the first step in maintaining patency. However, if milking and tapping the chest tube don’t maintain patency, stripping the...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  24. NursingCAS is sinking my GPA!
    You should contact the NursingCAS and question this, as they should not have been included. From the Nursing CAS Frequently Asked Questions Education History “What types of courses ARE NOT included...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. nursing care for chest tube of cabg patient
    In the PICU, we strip, milk, and tap chest tubes to maintain patency. I know that many will advise against stripping a chest tube due to grossly decreased intrathoracic pressure. In six years in...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing

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