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  1. NG tube placement
    I am in the process of doing research to find guidelines for NG tube placement in preemies but I am realizing there is really not much literature out there...How do you determine placement and does...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Self care...
    Mustlovepoodles....I am fine on time management but I do have a hard time saying no to non-urgent requests. I seriously think patients and families come up with the craziest requests and I have a...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Self care...
    Lol thanks Rnperdiem, I find that to be true as well. What did you move to after working the floor?
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Self care...
    I find it so funny that nurses preach self care blah blah but during a eight hour shift I can barely eat, sit down or let alone use the restroom. Why do we put up with this kind of work...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Enlisting or BSN
    I agree with the above. I was a corpsman and it is hard to gain a commission once enlisted they make you wait till it would be time to reenlist. I would work as an RN and finish online.
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. "Peenie-wraps"?
    Why not use a condom cath?
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. When does the anxiety go away???
    I was rarely anxious in psych because the acuity was doable. I work on a ortho/neuro floor and we get a variety of medical patients. Because there is so many things that need to be done during the...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. When does the anxiety go away???
    Medicine is not an option right now due to pregnancy. I swear it has gotten worse the farther along I become in my pregnancy. I just want to do everything perfect and I would never want to harm...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. When does the anxiety go away???
    I have been a nurse for a year and some change. I started out in psych and recently switched to med-surg 5 months ago. I go home every shift and worry about every little detail of my shift. Is...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. Transitioning to a stay at home Mom but...
    Just checked and it states I need 400 hrs in a 4 yr period. I am in NH BTW. Anyone know of any options from home that would be possible with a newborn?
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Transitioning to a stay at home Mom but...
    I thought I had to work 400 hrs in a 2 year period?
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Transitioning to a stay at home Mom but...
    I am 20 wks pregnant and I currently work Med-surg. Once the baby is here I want to stay at home but don't want my licence to become inactive. Is there anything I can do from home??
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Discussing lab/test results....
    Hi, I have been a nurse for a little over a yr now and I am curious is it okTo give a patient their test results? I work med/surg and I had a pt ask about their repeat chest X-ray to see if their...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Portamedic
    Has anyone worked for this company? I am looking into part time work and I am interested in hearing from those who have work for them before.
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. IV question
    Thanks all I was just curious if this was OK, I will continue to pull a secondary out of the med room when I a primary hooked up as a secondary, Thanks for all who understood what I was asking!
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. IV question
    Sorry guess I didn't explain it correctly there is a primary line and the one to piggy back is on is a primary line set as well they connect primary to primary basically at the correct place
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. IV question
    Sometimes they come from pacu like this or another nurse sets it up... I always use secondary I was just curious if it works the same?
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. IV question
    Can a primary tubing be used as a secondary? I have seen this done before by experienced nurses and don't know if this is correct? I guess if I look at iterate common sense, they are both tubing and...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Looking for jobs outside of hospital
    I am looking for a job as an RN that I can either work from home or due on a case basis. I am pregnant and due in December and just want to get out of the hospital and have a little more...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. One year later as a nurse, what have I learned?
    Catch22 I work on a med-surg floor and can NOT stand the ETOH withdrawal patients who demand IV dilaudid very 2 hours for their extreme pain. Why would a dr. even write that order?
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Thank You
    As a new grad I just want to thank all of the more experienced nurses who have answered my dumb questions, pointed me in the right direction and have just been plain nice to me! I feel lucky to have...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Oh the concept maps!! Would you please guide me on a good dx? I'm out of ideas.
    Risk for infection d/t the foley
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. VA tele-health tech
    Jeck I was just curious on what the position entailed...I really want to get into the VA system but there are no openings in my area for an RN :(
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. VA tele-health tech
    Thanks!
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Gero Psych
    Thanks so much, I will try some of the suggested techniques:yeah::yeah:
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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