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  1. ANgina or anGIna?
    I always say it with the stress on the second syllable. Some AHA videos, for example, pronounce it with the stress on the first syllable.
    May 31
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  2. Nursing school @ NSU?
    Welcome to the site! You may get more responses if you spell out the name of the school. I can think of a couple of NSUs that have nursing programs. Also consider posting this kind of stuff in the...
    May 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Violation?
    The situation would have been different if the nurse were taking care of the pt's daughter, then used that knowledge of the daughter's condition in her care/documentation of the mother. In this...
    May 23
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. Anyone know about biomedical engineering?
    I agree with the previous poster. I think you need to look at what is important to you in a career. I think it's also important to assess your academic strengths and weaknesses. I started college...
    May 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. I want to do Neonatal Nursing in the future. What can I expect?
    Welcome to the forum! Neonatal nursing is tough to sum up sometimes, because neonatal nurses work in environments that can be very different from unit to unit. For example, working in a newborn...
    May 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Thanks
    Hey man - I'm way behind, much less active here these days, but I always enjoyed your perspectives on the forum. I'm sorry that you ended up in such a rough situation, but I'm glad that things are...
    May 16
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Having a hard time getting over a baby's death
    I'm really sorry! I know that we've said it a thousand times on this forum, but NEC can be just the worst. Even when you feel like death has become familiar to you in the NICU, some babies or...
    May 16
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Delayed or dry drowning
    Delayed drowning (secondary drowning) and dry drowning (laryngospasm during immersion in water) are separate issues. The two conditions got mixed up in that news story about the 10-year-old South...
    May 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Frozen to death after pronounced dead
    It's a little staggering: This type of news (though not usually freezing a patient to death) comes up more than we'd like to think. Before this one, and right around the time of the Mississippi body...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. New job
    Did they give you any more specifics than that? Without much more information or maybe an example, I'm left to wonder exactly what they were talking about. Are you saying some things that are being...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Neonatal project?
    I agree with asking your staff. Employee turnover is expensive. Staff members may be able to come up with ways to enhance employee satisfaction, if that is an issue.
    Mar 20
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Excelsior MSN
    Good luck in Spring II, guys!
    Mar 1
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  13. NRP
    The AAP eStore has the eBook available for purchase and download. ...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Putting the Code Medicine (Abboject) Syringes Together
    Yes, there are little yellow caps on both the medication ampule and the injector device. You flick off both of those caps and then screw the two parts (where you just removed the caps) together. The...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Excelsior MSN
    I ended up registering for both Theoretical Foundations and Professional Role Development for Spring II. I appreciated the heads up about Professional Role Development. My financial aid is still in...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Please correct my grammar
    Your passion comes across in the letter, Doindia. The letter does strike me as a little too long to hold my attention. It's hard to give feedback about that without knowing about the six questions...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  17. Excelsior MSN
    I don't know a lot about it yet, but in my welcome email the advisor said that she wanted to give me a heads up about it. She estimated that Capstone is about a 7-8 month process. You work on a...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. One down...
    Congrats on getting one finished! Like you said, the first one gives you a better idea of what to expect from the rest.
    Feb 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. San Jacinto ADN Prgm Spring 2015
    Hey Naomi - Good luck to you. You might have more luck in the Texas forum than here. I think there was a similar thread started about Alvin's program earlier today.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  20. Nursing Student stressed out, anxious, and losing my motivation
    It sounds like there's really no quick fix for these issues, but I'm really sorry for everything you're going through right now. With the stuff going on in your personal life, I imagine that it makes...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Please help - Continue w/ Nursing or go w/ Resp Therapy, XRay Tech, Healthcare Admin?
    I'm voting for you to stick it out. Nursing students go through some frustrating stuff that feels pointless. That ends up being great preparation for an actual career in nursing, where you will do a...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. New Grad REALLY interested in NICU
    Good luck to you! I know it can tough dealing with the letdowns. If you get another opportunity for a NICU interview, you can use that passion to your advantage. I help with interviews in my current...
    Feb 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. Excelsior MSN
    Thanks! I've been talking about it for a long time and just decided to do it.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  24. Excelsior MSN
    Thanks, akanini! That's good info. I could probably afford to take two... I'll have to take a look. My plan was to just get one out of the way and assess what the workload was like. I just registered...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  25. Whats excelsior like and are there any Excelsior Students in Illinois?
    Great job on these articles, Lisa! I've been inactive here for a long time and hadn't seen those. It's really hard to explain to people all of the ins and outs to consider about EC, but those links...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees