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  1. Anxious Patient, Possible Biliary Drain Dislodgement, and Nervous Nurse-HELP!
    Yeah no, you aren't going to easily pull out a biliary drain, and you aren't going to pull out a PICC line doing a dressing change.
    Jul 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. What's in your pockets?
    I got a little change in my pocket goin' jingalingaling
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    Not all medications within the same general classification are created equal. For example carvedilol and labetalol in addition to their beta blocking effect also exert an alpha blocking effect....
    Jun 19
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. Lunch bag suggestions?
    Igloo MaxCold Hard Liner Cooler 12 : Target I got this bad boy for taking my lunch to work. Has a two slots, one on each side, that fit an ice pack. Keeps things cold enough.
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Questions regarding assignments
    Honestly these papers don't have to read like Shakespeare. As long as you touch on all the required areas in the rubric, and don't use direct quotes (paraphrase and cite!) you'll usually only get a...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  6. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    The longer the QT interval (or the QTc which is the QT interval corrected for heart rate) gets the greater the risk of R on T phenomenon which can lead to Torsades de Pointes. Many medication can...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Where can i buy Littman stethoscope?
    Medisave
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. In what department does CLINICAL DECISION UNIT belong?
    Attached to the ER.
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Charge nurse pay
    More work for the same amount of pay.
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Feeling Overwhelmed & Incompetent
    LOL. NPO for Surgery generally doesn't mean that you can't give anything by mouth. Meds and small sips of water are fine.
    May 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. gerontology
    Many of the jobs in gerontology are in nursing homes with low pay, lousy benefits, and poor working conditions.
    May 13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. Should I beome a RN?
    I'd imagine it's assembly line nursing. Where basically you are just a robot doing the master's bidding.
    May 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. What is your quote or mantra when it gets tough?
    DISCO DISCO!!!
    May 6
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. is it nurse's week?
    Yeah some of the higher ups were going around passing out ice cream and we got gym bags too.
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. general question.
    Can't say I've ever seen a patient with Tetanus, nor every heard of anyone having been infected with Tetanus.
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Pete 2000
    Cultural Perspectives and Physical Activity
    Apr 29
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Pete 2000
    4560 Wasn't too bad when I took it. Typical discussion board each week, and a paper each week. Week 2 we read or watched Tuesday's with Morrie and then wrote a paper about it. Week's 3, 4 and 5 were...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Bingo for Your Unit
    ***** this is a really good idea.
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How do we educate the public on ways to afford medications?
    Consult social work. Seriously these folks are a wealth of information regarding medication assistance programs.
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. Today a patient asked, "Do you know Jesus?"
    Ah Jesus I like him very much, but he no help me hit curveball.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. this "pvt" business
    They took out the "Please contact your member board for further assistance" part of the good pop-up. Been a licensed RN for over a year and while I used to get the pop-up that had that part in it,...
    Apr 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Maybe Im missing something....
    What sort of cardiac history did this person have?
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Pearson Vue Trick Confusion
    Pearson changed the wording of the popup. I just did the trick and got the "good" pop-up with the exact same wording as you did. I've been an RN for over a year.
    Apr 13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Accidental Artery Stick Phlebotomy student
    LOL, dude will be fine.
    Apr 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Med Error
    Technically it's a prescribing error then, dosing is the responsibility of the physician. Deciding when to give 5mg and when to give 10mg is outside of the RN scope of practice. The order should read...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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