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  1. Lets play the drug of choice game
    Along with a 2nd shot of vistaril.....
    12:17 pm
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Lets play the drug of choice game
    Ahh, dilantin. What's really important to remember when administering dilantin ivp?
    12:16 pm
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Employees that smoke
    You ask the same questions you posed here during interviews? 1) for what positions? 2) why? What are you trying to discern?
    12:14 pm
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Do you "tell" Facebook where you work?
    Facebook's still around? Isn't that like so 21st century?
    12:05 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. RN to BSN full time + working full time
    Rn to bsn 1 class at a time online is how i'm doing it. Make it easy on yourself.
    11:25 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Love, love, love the ER but hate it too
    Agree with zmansc, find another er.
    11:09 am
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Lets play the drug of choice game
    Only if symptomatic. As an example, my current resting heartrate is 54 and when I was a competitive athlete it was 46. Sinus brady, would you administer atropine?
    Jul 30
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. New nurse and critical patients
    I would consider an order to "hang levo" to be without parameters while I would consider an order to "hang levo to sbp >90" to be an order with parameters.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. New nurse and critical patients
    I'm very familiar (and comfortable) with the emergent "titrate to life" order. I was responding to that poster stating about "never" getting parameters.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. When to start applying
    Now. Start now. I started the search 6 months before graduation and had written job offer (pending passing boards) 3 months before graduation.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. New nurse and critical patients
    if you don't have parameters, then aren't you practicing medicine without a license?
    Jul 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Off going or oncoming responsibility
    Is there evidence to back this change from the highly recommended q72h replacement policy? If arbitrary, why 10 days?
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. "If you're not doing anything..."
    "I'm busy right now, this is hospital related".
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Giving med with known adverse effects
    If a patient or family demands a abx loud enough and persistently, some docs will cave and give a rx, even though it's totally uncalled for in that case.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. starting in a specialty
    If you can land a job in the specialty of your choice, go for it. If not, take what you can get. I started in ER as a new grad. It's not impossible.
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Word crimes! (No txtng)
    Excuse me, but you just yancoviced that sentence.
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. If we had a conservative nurses forum
    That's a libertarian stance and those who agree with it do, I believe, take exception to current the GOP agenda which definitely meddles in personal affairs.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Accepted into program
    That ratio means look & listen twice as much as you talk.
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Can a Nurse Punch a Patient in Self-Defense?
    So there's a streetfighting concept about that 1st punch, especially to the nose. It goes something like this: You punch him/her in nose and he/she grabs face and crumples in ball on the ground....
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Word crimes! (No txtng)
    Tru dat.
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Accepted into program
    Change your user name to something totally anonymous. 2 ears, 2 eyes, 1 mouth. Remember the ratio. Nursing school material isn't really difficult, but there is a lot of information to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Black listing
    Nursing is a small world and with all the social connections, that 6 degrees of separation can narrow quickly. Someone knows someone who knows someone. And yeah, blacklisting can and does happen. ...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Um... Can you hit before you get hit?
    OP, Your original question was about hitting a patient as a preemptive strike due to a perceived threat. The overwhelming response was no. Because that's battery. You question then morphed...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. What is your workflow once a patient walks into ED?
    There are multiple threads on this topic going on right now. Search "triage" and "esi".
    Jul 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Older professional just starting out
    A new grad is a new grad.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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