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  1. Dealing with crappy tech/assistant performance
    How many patients do you normally have ?
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Decreased cardiac output r/t CABG - Graded care plan HELP!!
    Love talking about the heart :) no problem:)
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Decreased cardiac output r/t CABG - Graded care plan HELP!!
    and also after surgery we have a lot of patients who third space their fluid rather than pulling it in their vessels... these patients will often have a lot of swelling or in your patients case it...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Decreased cardiac output r/t CABG - Graded care plan HELP!!
    Then i would definitely say with my patients they are at risk for decreased cardiac output because this heart surgery has irritated the heart significantly and it is trying to heal at the same time...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Decreased cardiac output r/t CABG - Graded care plan HELP!!
    Also did you mean after the CABG procedure as to what could affect cardiac output or before the CABG intervention? if before CABG intervention, i agree with the previous poster.
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. New Grads, How much do you work?
    graduated in May 2012 and have been working on a critical care heart unit for a year in June... i have a FT position and will sometimes pick up an extra 12 or or 8 hr shift.. or both in one week :)...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. What to I expect?
    We have a Kindred facility close by and the Kindred we have is for long term care as well as rehab that we send our patients to after surgery who need a little bit more reinforcement to get...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. cried in front of my boss, is it too bad?
    not bad. youre human and youre a nurse dealing with literal life and death situations. Just today I had a nurse cry to me talking about a patient deciding on end of life decisions. It's normal. :)
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Decreased cardiac output r/t CABG - Graded care plan HELP!!
    In working on a cardiac floor I would say pt is as risk for decreased cardiac output if they develop a dysrhythmia after surgery which is very common. Happens to about 30% of patients after CABG...Is...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Which is the hardest part of the nursing program?
    The middle was the hardest for me.... beginning is simple nursing and getting introduced. middle is man it's getting harder and im not quite thinking like a nurse should and now i really have to...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Patient ratios progressive care units
    we are 3:1 dealing with vascular, heart, lung and endocrine (thyroidectomy) patients. as well as overflow ER patients... i honestly dont see how I could manage a 4:1 ratio with the work list i have...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  12. Care Plan: I need to know if this nursing diagnosis is legit
    Oh lol I used those kind of NDs in school all the time but maybe they weren't as strict about them at my school as long as it got the point across lol nevermind then
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Care Plan: I need to know if this nursing diagnosis is legit
    Ex. Risk for injury related to disturbed sensory perception secondary to disease process
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Care Plan: I need to know if this nursing diagnosis is legit
    Is his eyesight bad related to the disease process of diabetes ?? That would be a good one a lot diabetics have eye problems because of uncontrolled diabetes ... Just a thought !
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Working while in Accelerated Nursing Program?
    Honestly depends on the person. I did an ASN program and could barely work 10 hrs a week but my friend could work 2 twelves as a cna and got thru it. Depends on your dedication and self discipline...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How hard is NCLEX compared to Kaplan?
    Also the Kaplan setup of questions looks just like nclex... So I felt like I was doing Kaplan questions when I was taking the nclex
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. How hard is NCLEX compared to Kaplan?
    You'll do fine if you're getting those scores on Kaplan. I thought Kaplan was harder than nclex... But don't underestimate the nclex by any means. You've studied you've down your best and have...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. We are ALL on the same team.
    Amen! I hear this everyday... Every job has its own trying responsibilities from janitor to CEO.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Accredited vs. Not
    Very important...... Very. You will not be able to pass the nclex... Is what I have heard.. Not accredited means they don't meet requirements of other nursing schools which provide success. I...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Cardiac drips?
    There's really not much that we do differently with cardiac drips. I'm a step down unit cardiac nurse and we do amiodarone, cardizem, and rare cases dobutamine.. They All should have order sets about...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. Should I get my ASN then BSN or should I just go straight for the BSN?
    Yea so far it's worked out really great... One thing i did also while taking my ASN classes was take bachelor pre requisites like for example : speech English math history psychology and all those...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. Should I get my ASN then BSN or should I just go straight for the BSN?
    The only reason I started with my ASN then to bsn is because most hospitals will reimburse your schooling for BSN. So you get out sooner as an RN get money as an RN and then get paid to take online...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Indiana Nursing Schools
    Although I do have great nurse friends who went to ivy tech iupui and Marian university
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  24. Indiana Nursing Schools
    UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS. I might be biased but it is a great nursing school with smaller class sizes :) and great faculty
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  25. speech
    Unfortunately there will be classes in nursing where u have to present a group project more than likely... its not so scary. You're not the only one who hates it I'm sure... And everyone has to do...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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