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  1. Slamming in IVP meds and Running Incompatible Meds Together: Is it as bad as they say
    We have a hospital policy of meds that are compatible with TPN and lipids. I am almost positive dilaudid is compatible with both.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Pediatric Chest Tube Securement Devices
    We also use a rubber band and safety pin on the bed sheets. and to keep the chest tube connected to the drainage system tubing we use a gun and tie.
    Jun 27
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. Pace U- Physical assessment
    Hi there, Hoping someone can help... I am looking to find out what the level of difficulty is for the Advanced physical assessment course at pace university. I will already be taking 2 courses...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. New Grad Program or Job
    That's great that your so motivated! I would suggest getting a job as a tech/ cna. I know a lot of jobs want you to have hospital experience outside of your clinical's for school. The difference...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. PICU- Cornell interview
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Help with leadership and managment class
    Yes! I recommend the PDA book as well. I used it for leadership and NCLEX.
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. so EXCITED!! first job interview as a new grad RN tomorrow!!
    Congrats! Hope it goes well for you!
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Has it been to long to test???
    I would call each state BON to get the most accurate information.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Pharm Exam HELP!!
    I would say A. You have to give the med by the route ordered. And as a side note, you can only give meds for the reason ordered. I.e it the order says Tylenol for fever or whatever, than it cannot be...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Applying for a job while still in nursing school?
    It can depend on the hospital but most I applied to took the application before I graduated. I would say apply as early as you can. I applied for one job in December/ January. (I graduated in may).
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Please clarify...
    Even if you weren't completely sure of when this med us contraindicated you can used elimination. GI is out, since it's not the most important thing, diabetes is out for the same reason (can correct...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. What would you do?
    What was the outcome??
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Accepted job at NYP-Cornell!
    I think if you have under 1 year of experience you apply to the new grad pool. I may be wrong.. You can always call and ask!
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. ncsbn, hurst or kaplan?
    The hurst covers everything. I thought it was really great.
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. ncsbn, hurst or kaplan?
    I second hurst!
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Is there a way to get a BSN in 3 years instead of 4? If so, how?
    Not including the prerequisite time
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Is there a way to get a BSN in 3 years instead of 4? If so, how?
    I did all of my prerequisites at a community college and transferred into a BSN program. Took me 3 years to finish.
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. My boyfriend's ex is a drug seeker/substance abuser/narcotic pill popper
    What about the child? If he really believes she is using, especially when the daughter is around, he should call the child protective service hotline.
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Please Nursing, Stop Trying So Hard!
    Ok. I didn't even read all the responses yet, but this is absurd. Two things: You are not a nurse yet. You didn't graduate from school or take the nclex. So, I think your judgements based on...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. 16 year old in the ADN nursing program, now they're asking me to withdraw? :
    I second looking into switching to a BSN program. You'll be able to use the time on general classes do that you don't have to take them during your nursing classes. You're young. Take full...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. just a vent!
    You commit to memory very little of what you read. So, I personally much better when I read, and still have someone say it over and over. And then I go home and write notes over and over. Just...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Try this calculation if you dare
    I got 10 also
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Accepted job at NYP-Cornell!
    I think it is 6000 per year.
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. When to make the move
    I wouldn't leave your current job for psych unless that is definitely the kind of nursing you want to do. It sounds like your current facility is giving you good experience letting you do ER and med...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. New Grad applicant walked on a unit today...
    I agree with the above post. I completely understand what you were trying to do but if you think of it from the point of view of the manager... I don't think they would take an unannounced visit...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance

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