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  1. Education Advice for new ED nurse
    Oh I forgot to mention that if you wish to get your CCRN certificate, I believe that you must have 2 years Critical care experience under your belt before you take it. However if you wish to take...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Education Advice for new ED nurse
    Hi Ruralgirl! Well I cant tell you how much your story is simular to mine! I too work in a very rural ER the big difference though is that my little ER serves some of the surrounding...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. New ED nurses who "know it all"
    The ER I work in does not have protocols...and of course common sense should prevail always. It is a one nurse show with the doc in the hospital and you have to call him to come down...I try to get...
    Jul 24, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Working with Alaska Natives
    Haha, Meg welcome to Sitka! Well I haven't been on this site in a while. I was surfing and found you lol. I met you tonight coming home from work. My name is Tahirih....the other ER nurse on days. ...
    Jul 24, '08
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. Travel Nursing In Alaska
    Come to Sitka! I see you have ICU and ER experience! There is an IHS hospital here SEARHC...Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium-Mt Edgecombe...we are a small community with snow capped...
    Jul 24, '08
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  6. THE WORST Experience/night of my life!
    Good job!!! You knew there was something crazy about that lab value and you asked another nurse about it...I'll tell you that I would rather have a new nurse ask question than not to......for fear of...
    Feb 11, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Is it just my unit?
    I am feeling you....same issue where I work.
    Feb 11, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. I don't want to be a CNA anymore.
    Well here is my two cents having worked as a CNA for eight years and a majority of that in LTC..I can truly understand your frustration. I have not forgotten the back breaking work that I had to...
    Feb 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ever had a older nurse treat you as a lowly new grad?
    You need to have thick skin and be direct. Ask her the next time she does this why she is asking you to do it. Also if she is not the charge she cannot be delegating work to you. There is a...
    Jan 27, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. I don't want to come to work on my days off.
    Be thankful you are not scheduled call days on what should be your days off. This is what has been happening on our unit and it is not in our contract to be scheduled mandatory call days..48 hours a...
    Jan 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Loving my scrubs from Dickies
    The ones I have are flat front and elastic waist in the back with a little flair at the bottom. There is plenty of room for my hiney....and they fit pretty good in the waist which is always a problem...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. How do you handle Physicians Bad Attitudes?
    He will be leaving in a couple of months had already put in his notice prior to our "event". This is one of the reasons I didnt persue the issue...since he is the only doc on weekends...I trust him...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Loving my scrubs from Dickies
    I am loving the scrub from Dickies W collection...! Lots of pockets and good fit too.
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. How do you handle Physicians Bad Attitudes?
    Well, this is a very old thread but thought I would give an update. After doing my training in a level 2 er for six weeks I came back to work in the ER in my little rural ER and I had a run in with...
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hello - What state are you from?
    Hi all, I love on a small island in southeast alaska...Sitka...I work for IHS...woot, now that is rural!
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  16. Phone Triage
    I work in a rural hospital, and administration requires me to do phone triage and document all my calls pt names etc....most people call in to tell me they are coming in...but you know I don't feel...
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Question
    Of course you can as long as you pass the NCLEX and you have an Alaska license..you can get a job...just don't expect to be boss lol.....that is where those Bachleors Degree's come into play...:up:
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  18. Introductions
    I live in the Great Southeast, moved here 13 years ago and don't plan on moving!!
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  19. Alaska Native Medical Center information
    I was able to do an orientation for 6 weeks in their ER, as part of my transitioning into a rural ER where I live. I absolutely love ANMC. They have a fantastic facility, great staff there. Look on...
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  20. Alaska Nurses
    You would be wise as a newcomer to Alaska to come as a traveler. This way you can get a feel for where you would like to live then once you decide..get signed on with a bonus and relocation...
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  21. Personality Traits common in the ED
    Must have a sense of humor..the darker the better, able to perform practical jokes on coworkers with imagination..... and at a moments notice jump into action with all seriousness, focus and teamwork...
    Jan 16, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Share your ED assessment tips, tricks and routines!
    I learned this from an experienced ER nurse, you can look inside the lower aspect of the eyelid and if it is not pink it will give you an indication of a very low H and H....it really works!
    Jan 16, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Someone pleeeease help
    I feel your frustration too! It is impossible for me to go back and find the names of those I am related to. Unfortunately, on my great grandfathers side, he refused to be affiliated with a tribe,...
    Sep 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Incompetent nurses
    This may have been mentioned previously, but I didnt read all the posts in this thread. Mabye it is silly of me to mention this, I do know that there are incompetent nurses out there, but I cannot...
    Sep 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. SVT on "Greys Anatomy"
    The Vagal manuver is still taught in the new ACLS. They want you to have the patient bear down, or blow through a straw bearinbg down....so it is still being taught.
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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