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  1. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?
    how's the pay? May I ask how much they reimburse you per pic placement?
    Oct 26, '08
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. Weird incident in the MRI room..
    Frann -there is not enought ferromagnetic material in the pump that would suck it into the magnet if it is hangin on the clip on your waist. The magnetic field WILL however damage the circuits and...
    May 18, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  3. Weird incident in the MRI room..
    as long as you dont enter the MRI room (you can even walk up to the open door of the MRI suite) nothing will happen to your pump. Why would you have to "RUN INTO" the MRI room to help a patient......
    Apr 30, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  4. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    mike RT thanks for the info...luckily at my facility we require a BUN under 32 or a Creatnine 1.5 or lower which would cover renal impairment... thanks for the info though...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  5. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    yup.. i meant with multiple myeloma
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  6. IV nursing
    they can be used to draw blood but you have to account for the fact that the line may be heparinized or someone may have just flushed it with NS and the patient's sodium will be high...
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  7. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    I know what multiple myeloma is...just didn't know that with IV contrast you can cause renal failure.... that is why I asked for supporting literature... I've never even read about this on the...
    Mar 19, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  8. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    Mike RT why is Multiple Myeloma a contraindication for contrast.... any literature? Thanks in advance.
    Mar 19, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  9. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?
    you'd have to... I dont see how else you can find the basillic vein otherwise....
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Weird incident in the MRI room..
    you're missing my point... why should he revert back to shots.... he can take the pump off when he goes into the room....
    Nov 1, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  11. Weird incident in the MRI room..
    A tech who is a type 1 diabetic accidently walked into the MRI room wearing an insulin pump.. the pump flew into the gantry...luckily the patient wasnt harmed... however the tech recieved a large...
    Nov 1, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  12. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    bump....
    Oct 19, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  13. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    i should have added that this is WITH IV contrast...hence an invasive procedure.... sorry totally forgot to mention it.
    Oct 19, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  14. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?
    I overheard a physician saying how they are short staffed and wanted a nurse to obtain informed consent for CT/ MRI scans.... is this legal? From what I know it isnt.... this is in New York if it...
    Oct 19, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  15. wow IV certification is so expensive... 200 bucks!!!
    the problem is I work there per diem for an agency.... no such luck
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. wow IV certification is so expensive... 200 bucks!!!
    I'm guessing that is just an institutional policy where you work? I think our scope of practice in NY allows this...
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. wow IV certification is so expensive... 200 bucks!!!
    I'm an IV/Injection nurse in a local radiology dept doing injections for cat scan contrast.... I wouldnt mind getting certifiend...but damn 200 bucks? Is there a place thats free or less expensive?
    Jul 31, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. Hot pack or Cold pack for CT contrast infiltration?
    Dutchgirl... whats the logic behind alternating hot and cold?
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  19. How much do NY nurses make?
    Assuming you can pass the boards and get a NY state license you can make anywhere from 60-70k a year in NYC (and the 5 boroughs) as an RN. If you dont live in the city (where the rent is insane) you...
    Jun 19, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. anyone work in nursing home LTC in NY/NJ area?
    Mom and pop pharmacies.....large chain pharmacies? How do I aproach them?
    Jun 14, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?
    Critterlover...I emailed the angiodynamics (who we use for PICC lines at my job) rep and awaiting his response regarding certification....I'll see what he/she sais (i'll also email Bard...we use some...
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?
    Thanks for the suggestion...went on the omnicare site but they dont seem to be looking for any nurses in NY as per their jobs section....I might give them a call though.... and as far as calling...
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  23. anyone work in nursing home LTC in NY/NJ area?
    If so I could use some help. I've been told that pharmacies that service nursing homes/ LTC facilities hire nurses to place PICC lines for patients. The problem is I dont know anyone that works in...
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. CPR Business Anyone????
    steve I would be interested in the manual that would explain how to start a CPR training business.... Kevin L RN
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  25. IV nursing
    tracking thread....
    Jun 6, '07
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing


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