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  1. Lab result
    You are a good friend to try to help, however as stated above, no one on this site may offer medical advice or test interpretations. If your friend is concerned s/he may seek the advice of a...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. New procedures without training: Irresponsible or unavoidable?
    Just because things turned out well doesn't mean the risk and potential for injury and things to go wrong was mitigated. I would be interested what your Risk Management people's opinion on this...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. va nurse job
    Most likely start at Nurse 2, but best to check with HR to be sure. Good luck!
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nurse
    Some know right away, when they enter nursing school. Some find out during nursing school, when they rotate through various nursing areas. Some discover their strengths and preferences after they...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Finally Passed the FCCA after the third try
    Congratulations, and I wish you success in the rest of your educational journey! Very encouraging for those who may be approaching the FCCA exam, thank you for posting!
    Dec 12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. Warning to those applying to Northern Oklahoma College in March
    Disappointing to hear this about any nursing school. :( Perhaps feedback from students leaving the program (read: loss of revenue) may spark impetus for change? Best wishes for success in your...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  7. LPN to RN
    Here are a couple of threads about this: ...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. How do you manage Cerebrogenic tachycardia in you unit?
    I don't work in the ICU (used to!), so can't answer your question but I am curious how these situations are handled in your unit? Just to give a springboard for the topic....
    Dec 12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. HESI A2 exam dates - anybody knows?
    Chamberlain offers this phone number to call if you have questions or concerns about the HESI2: 855-294-7205
    Dec 12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  10. Sharing my experience in passing the aanp certification
    Always like to see folks "pay it forward" to help others, thank you for this!
    Dec 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Levophed and the CVP
    Very good article: well-written, engaging and presents useful information. Thank you!
    Dec 12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. A question for a friend!!
    Thread closed for now.
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. LPN LVN etc, what is this? 😳
    Just for starters: "What is the difference between an LPN, LVN and an RN?The board of nursing in each state defines the scope of practice for a licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse...
    Dec 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Oklahoma bon
    Don't know, myself, sorry. I hope you find out soon, it IS a nerve-wracking time! Good luck!
    Dec 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. IV cert classes in San Antonio
    Found these: Iv Therapy :
    Dec 11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. RN looking for school
    Platt College in which city?
    Dec 11
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  17. Confused
    Hi and welcome to the site! My first response -- considering how well you have done with coding and office management -- is, perhaps your skills and strengths are geared more towards the...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Lexiscan fatal/non-fatal events
    Still use it almost exclusively when a chemical agent is needed. Sometimes use Dobutamine. RN carefully screens each patient before the test. I found this, from 2013: FDA warns of rare but...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  19. Primary billiary cirrhosis
    Member is correct, no medical advice may be dispensed on this site. Good sources of information are websites maintained by the Mayo Clinic and the American Liver Foundation. His specialist and...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  20. Questions and Myths Regarding Your Nursing Career
    Thanks Brian! Very timely and informative!
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What's considered sedation?
    Is the purpose of the cocktail to sedate the patient? Or to treat pain and sedate? If it is administered for sedation, it may need to be included under the Moderate Sedation umbrella, thus...
    Dec 3
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  22. Certified Radiology Nurse
    To become certified as a Radiology Nurse: What is Certification and more about Radiology Nursing: ARIN | Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing You must have 2000 recent hours of...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  23. LA county SON Spring 2015
    Just a reminder that per the Terms of Service, Please do not give out personal identifying information about yourself or others. Do not name names where anyone could identify any person in any...
    Oct 25
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. When SpO2 values dont' match PaO2
    I am not good myself at explaining but I found this article helpful: Arterial blood gases, Oxygen, Oxygen saturation, PO2, PaO2, PAO2, SaO2, oxygen saturation, hemoglobin, oxygen dissociation...
    Oct 22
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  25. Pacemaker vs AICD, why the delay?
    If, with "optimal medical management," the EF rises out of the range for indication for implantation, there is no longer a need for the device. Practice has been: Initial diagnosis, initiate...
    Oct 22
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing

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