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  1. N95 vs. Surgical Mask for TB PPE
    Apparently the IC specialists at my hospital have decided that surgical masks are an appropriate form of PPE for dealing with pts who have TB. However all of the research I have done the CDC and WHO...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Runny nose during shift
    Most shifts I too would just carry a pocketful of Kleenex and wash my hands like crazy, and not give it a second thought. Then a few nights ago, I had a pt on contact precaution and there goes my...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Runny nose during shift
    I wasn't looking for medical advice, just hoping that maybe someone else went through the same thing- and could pass along any tips or tricks. Not med related.
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Runny nose during shift
    Does this happen to anyone else, when I am very busy and running around during my shift, my nose gets so runny. It's gross, very unprofessional, and I'm constantly wiping my nose (then washing my...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Moving to ND
    How did you find the room, through Craigslist or something like that? I'm planning on moving out to the Minot area after graduation in May and have been checking Craigslist out for a while. It looks...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  6. Applying for a job while still in nursing school?
    I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel-7 months until graduation!Was wondering if you are able to start applying for jobs before you graduate and take the NCLEX, or do I have to wait...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Does this sound like TB induration
    Ughhh! I just had the worst experience at my local community clinic for my annual TB test. The medical asst who started to measure takes out the ruler and started to measure the whole reddened area...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Civillian Navy Nurse Requirements??
    Thanks for your reply. However it doesn't specify BSN or if ADN is required. Anyone have first hand knowledge?
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Civillian Navy Nurse Requirements??
    I was wondering what the requirements for applying for a civillian rn job on a navy base are? Are they the same as active duty? Specifically: 1. Do you need a bsn?2. Are you required to do a...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. TB INH question
    Hello! I am a current nursing student and have a two fold question regarding TB.I was wondering if you're PPD test is positive and you do the INH treatment, is it possible to get reinfected after...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Minot ND information
    A few weeks ago someone posted some info about Minot hiring nurses. I can't seem to find the post and was wondering if anyone recalls the name of the staffing agency to contact. I'm interested in...
    Jan 1, '12
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  12. MRSA Concerns
    As a new nursing student there are all sorts of diseases to be worried about contracting while working in a hospital setting. Especially MRSA!! How do you deal with that anxiety- or do you even give...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. MRSA in the nares
    I suppose my original question should have asked- as nurses is it inevitable that we will all be mrsa carriers? Besides hand washing and PPE is there anything else we can do to protect ourselves?
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. MRSA in the nares
    I am a new nursing student and was wondering how you get a colonization of mrsa in the nose? I know it's not airborn, is it from putting dirty fingers in/ near your nose? As a carrier does that make...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Bankruptcy and Jobs
    Hello, I am currently in nursing school and will likely have to declare bankruptcy soon. I have tried working with my lenders to sort this out myself but it's not looking good. Have any of you...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. RN student and asking about personal meds?
    Thanks for all of your replies! :)
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. RN student and asking about personal meds?
    Hello! I will be starting nursing school in a few weeks (YAY!) but was curious about a question on my physical. It asks us to list all of the medications we currently take. I am totally fine with...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. OK- Freaking out about TB now!
    No--I meant that since I am incredibly prone to getting yeast infections if I had to take an antibiotic for that long it would be unbearable.
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. OK- Freaking out about TB now!
    So after reading the other person's post, and getting my TB test yesterday I am freaking out about the idea of getting TB one of these days. What are the chances of me getting TB as a nurse in my...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Ohlone College Fall 2011/Spring2012
    Still no word? Has anyone heard anything yet?
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Ohlone College Fall 2011/Spring2012
    Has anyone rec'd an acceptance e-mail yet? For the last 2 years they have e-mailed people the Friday after the app period closed. I was sure someone would've heard something by now. I'm keeping my...
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. Ohlone Lottery 2011
    I am also waiting to hear word. I know last year they started e-mailing people who were accepted a week after the closing date. We should know something in the next 24 hours. This is my second time...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Ohlone Fall 2010 - did you get an email?
    How do you know what number you are when they haven't posted the lottery results online yet? I'm still waiting to find out what number I am.
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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