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  1. Does ANYBODY have info on Univ. of Miami's MSN?
    Just wanted to know if you have received any feedback on UM ARNP program...I did apply and would like to get a personal view on the pros and cons of the program. Thanks!! and good luck.
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. Nervous about new tele job!
    Reviews test, labs, and meds commonly given on cardiac floors. Always treat the pt, not the numbers. Be sure the Cardiologist is on board with any changes in pt status. No parameters for all...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. med errors
    First off, I think that if the pt was admitted with as having "MI" then they should have not been admitted to that floor. Secondly, that pt should have had a stat order to have heparin gtt started...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. med errors
    I agree 100% with this post. If you are unsure, get a second opinion. Call charge RN, Call Nursing Sup and say ...hey, I need to run this by you...what do you think I should do, or I need HELP!!
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Coding
    I've found that some floors assign CODE tasks at the beginning of the shift so everyone has a more defined thought of the major part they will play. Not to say that things wont change or rotate but...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Not many Black/African American nurses working in the ICU's
    This may have some weight behind it!! Honestly speaking, I had been an RN for almost 5 yrs now almost 7. However, I had applied at a Catholic hospital for ICU/SICU/CCU and was passed over and given...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. 4 med errors in one shift... Feeling terrible
    If medication is your problem, first are you using paper or emar??? Emar usually flashes a warning sign that says....Its too early, are you sure you want to give this med??? If your using paper...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Cardiac Catheterization
    Rule of thumb.. All surgeries require CBC...H/H to see blood levels, plt for clotting, and wbc for poss infection bmp: to check for renal function... BUN/Creat: they may need more or less ivf...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. does night shift make you fat?
    Its true!! I too started working nights and I usually eat my "lunch" between 2 and 4 am. And snacks are always available with the night staff. Anyway, on my nights off I am always snacking!! so yes,...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Report Sheets
    Thanks! Yes I was able to view them. However, I am not a student anymore. I was hoping for something a little more advanced, but tuned into MS or ICU specific patients. I do appreciate your...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Report Sheets
    I am also a MS RN for 3 years and am looking to hire onto a ICU or CCU unit. I would love a copy of your sheet. Or anyones sheet!! I am very humble and am always open to learn how to make my routine...
    Jan 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What is Telemetry nursing?
    I have been a MS RN for 3 years and I want to advance my career. I assume the first step is to become Tele certified and then ACLS. Anyone care to comment on taking that first step, please do. I...
    Apr 7, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  13. Travel Nursing and BONUSES
    Thanks for the heads up Medic!!!
    Dec 14, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Travel Nursing and BONUSES
    Can anyone help me understand.. do travelers get sign on bonuses or completion bonuses, or both, or neither?? What should I be asking for before extending a contract? Thanks
    Dec 12, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Share your SHORT-CUT writing skills
    While all abbreviations are created to save time, remember, they have to be legible and universal so "medical errors" DO NOT occur due to misinterpretation, or guessing when following someones notes....
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Types of Nursing Careers
    Any advice on how to become a ARNP? Any online programs to take or should I go to a University? I have 2 yrs MedSurg. How many years of clinical practice do you recommend prior to enrolling for my...
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Acls Advice...
    I am about to take an ACLS course, of course for CEU but also to advance my career. I am shopping online for a book and there is so much to choose from. I have taken a basic arrythmia class which...
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Report Sheets
    if you get a copy, please contact me via private message - thanks
    Oct 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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