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  1. Interview for an IV team - Any advice?
    Hi all, I have an interview for an IV team this week and am wondering if anyone has an advice as far as what to know or what to ask? I have experience as an ER RN and as a paramedic, so lots of...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. Jobs and Pay in the Canfield area
    Hi all,I am looking to possibly relocate to the Canfield area and am wondering what hoapitals are in the area and what the average pay is. I currently have almost 5 years of ER experience... Also...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  3. I just suck at sticking people.
    Ask your manager if you can spend a day in the ER just to start lines....
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. So very tired!
    Well, I too experienced this, that is until i quit nursing! IT IS NURSING!I took a two week vacation from work, when I was doing the nursing thing...what a wake up call. After my first day off I...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Why did you choose to become a nurse?
    I had a stupid moment in my life when I looked at what I would make hourly over anything else... That is why I chose nursing!LMAO, sorry ask a serious question, get a serious and honest answer!Happy
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Magnesium Sulfate for Bronchospasm
    Hi all, Just looking to pick your brains. I am just wondering if there is an age limit as far as how young you have given Mag Sulfate for bronchospasm in pediatric patients? I know you have a lot...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. Just looking for comfort
    Propofol is an induction agent for general anesthesia, if you recieve that you should not be talking or responsive!
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just looking for comfort
    I had sedation a couple weeks ago for my unexpected jaw fx and wiring. Like you i was pretty terrified, especially since it was my first time having any type of sedation, I have never even had...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Wired Jaw :(    Food Ideas Please
    Thanks everyone.... Went to the Dr. today, it has been 2 weeks with possibly 4 more to go :( I just ordered a pizza with extra sauce, will see how that purees down. **As far...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Wired Jaw :(    Food Ideas Please
    Hi fellow nurses, I fell while working an EMS shift landing square on my mandible and of course breaking it.... Anyway I am wired shut for the next few weeks and will be limited to liquidish...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Community College? You must be stupid.
    I would also like to add that in my area my college, a 2 year state community college has HIGHER NCLEX pass rates than any university program in the state! Happy
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Community College? You must be stupid.
    They wont think you are stupid when you have 15,000 of student debt, maybe even less and they have 60,000 + of debt and if they are a staff nurse are getting paid the same as you salary wise! ...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Should I bring a resume?
    Haha funny! No I dont know because I have not had a date in months :( .... but anyway I went to the interview yesterday and brought it, but they did not ask for it, but I felt better knowing I...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Should I bring a resume?
    Hi all, I am meeting with a nurse manager and HR person at the hospital where I use to work as an ER RN. I left last october because I have decided to do EMS full time and I just needed a break...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Want to do Flight, but, well, I cannot stop eating CRAP!
    Thanks for the advice.... In about three months i have dropped close to 40 lbs, i now weigh 129! I am eating MUCH healthier and exercising regularly, even when I work my 24 hour shifts I walk...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  16. "Thumping" out the door....?
    We are talking cardiac arrest here, not appendacitis, where yes it would be better to be in a hospital with an OR... I got news for you, what we have equipwmwnt wise for cardiac arrest is what an ER...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Plasma Donation Nurse Q...
    I have one thing to say: ZzZZZZZZZzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. "Thumping" out the door....?
    You are incorrect my friend! We, as EMS providers have the same resources and ER is going to have jna code situation! The only exceprion to this is cracking a chest in traumatic arrest, but lets...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Thumping" out the door....?
    Better do some research! Yes we can, although we are not prnouncing them dead we can and do decide when someone is not workable and can make the desicion not to even start any resus efforts ( this...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "Thumping" out the door....?
    My question for you is why DID YOU even start CPR and call EMS in the first place? Ambulances CANNOT transport dead bodies so if they were not going to continue efforts they would have had to leave...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Advance my career or make my family happy?
    Tell your husband to grow up, he is an adult, and just as capable of taking care of HIS and your baby as you are! Happy
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. lovenox injection sites???
    Careful, Lovenox was only tested in the abdomen during trials, thus it is only approved by the FDA for injection into the abdomen. If something happens to the patient related to the Lovenox or...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. TB test - potential antaphylactic reaction
    A swollen arm is NOT anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis constitutes a severe and life threatening allergic reaction, including edema of the face, lips, throat, airway, respiratory distress, and...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. o2 @ 2L
    People forget patients can feel air hundry because thier co2 is high and not just because thier oxygen is low! Dont forget the other part of the puzzle! In EMS we can measure conrinuos co2 which is...
    May 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Can paramedic or EMT administer an IM med like Haldol or Ativan to help unruly pt?
    Yeah you are just wasting tour time with this Traumasurferr person, he or she is just looking for trouble on here! They goodness for the ignore button! Happy
    May 20, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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