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  1. Nursing Informatics info
    The courses are very interesting. I am in my last semester of the nursing ourses and start the specialization courses in the fall. You take two 8 week courses a semester so it is not overwhelming...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  2. Took my Nclex 2/22/12 still no scores :(
    What would you people have done in the days where you had to wait 2 WEEKS for the results from the computer NCLEX?
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Epic (Nursing) FAILS!
    Having never worked in an intensive care setting before and taking care of my first art line, I was nervous when performing my first tubing change. We changed out our bags and tubing every 24 hours....
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Relocating to NH...advice please
    I do not know much about working at DHMC, but I do know that unless you already have your BSN they will not hire you. I had applied there when I was looking to move here. I had 3 years of PICU...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  5. Small Hospitals
    No, just a generic exclamation.
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Odd requests
    bookmarking this
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Small Hospitals
    Sheesh..I live in northern New Hampshire. Our hospital is slated for 25 beds, critical access. If we have more than 12 patients we are "crazy busy". Our ED is a total of 6 beds..no cath...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My baby's poo
    Saying that someone has "moved their bowels" is asking them if they have had a BM (bowel movement). We say this all the time in the ICU.
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Walden University MSN Nursing Informatics
    I am currrently enrolled in the program and I love it!! I can work on the curriculum at my leisure and find that it doesn't overwhelm me. I usually spend about 10 hours a week on my coursework.
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. You Can't Be a Nurse Without Love
    I don't think she meant love for her patients, per se. I believe she was referring to the love the parents had for each other and it is Love like that, that makes it all worthwhile.
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Humor: You Might be an ER Nurse
    I love these!! Keep 'em coming.
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Patients' "home remedies"? What have you seen
    Cinnamon does help control blood sugar, but not as the SOLE treatment. In junction with other medications, it can add an extra layer of treatment.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Difference between Cor & Code?
    How old? I have been a nurse for over 16 years and have never heard this term. You learn something new everyday.
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I don't enjoy nursing school...
    This is why people should not go into nursing for the money. If you don't like it, get out. Don't waste your time or the time of anyone else.
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. hostile workplace- dangerous co worker, low morale
    Make copies of every form you fill out and send to management. If you have a conversations with someone, write it down (Date, time, who you spoke with and the content of the conversation) Be...
    Sep 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. hostile workplace- dangerous co worker, low morale
    Good answers, but to point out not every nurse works in a union shop. Believe it or not, the unions have not taken over every hospital in the country. However, OP if your supervisors are aware...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Is this a HIPAA violation?
    The ANA code has nothing to do with this as the person posting on FB was not a nurse. She was an admissions clerk.
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    That's scary. Even when I wan't a nurse, I would hve never thgouht to take someone else's medications. :smackingf
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    See, that is what I love about this site. :redbeathe I learn something new every time I get on here. Thanks for the reply!
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    I know this is an old (very old) reply to this thread, but I have to ask how a person would start an ANTIBIOTIC before consulting with the healthcare system. Are there antibiotics sold OTC in other...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    My ex-MIL got to where she would not call me at home when she was SOB. She used to call, I could hear she was have a very hard time breathing, yet she would say, "Hold on" and I could clearly tell...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    bookmarking
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. relationship vs work? when to say yes/no...
    You have to decide what is more important to you. If having that variety is what you want more than anything, then travel. However, if having someone stable is important then stay with your...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Ever see "FULL LET" for code status?
    It is not just in the NE area. I was in Wisconsin for years and it was a johnnie there as well.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. bad feeling
    How can it be totally your error? You did say your preceptor was the one that hung the TPN?
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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