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  1. What to do for RN/EMT-P?
    I suggest that you obtain your Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification upon graduation. This should compliment the vast array of theoretical and practical knowledge that you already have...
    Dec 14, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Napa Valley nursing students draw crowd as they protest use of ATI exam
    I believe that competency and knowledge should be at the forefront of nursing practice, rather than political intimidation and force as exemplified by the protests. Togeather with the inherent...
    Dec 5, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. 8-hour vs. 12-hour workshift: Traditional or Innovative? Benefit or Hazard?
    It is clear that one of the reasons why there is so much nursing burn out and so many medical errors and medication errors is the 12 hour shift. Also, the fact is that hospital nurses have...
    Dec 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. phase I trials- subject monitoring?
    In phase I trials, the concern is to establish the safety of the medication and the appropriate safe dose. As this is the case, you need to report your concerns to the specific external committee...
    Nov 27, '06
    Forum: Research Nursing
  5. i need of advice
    Critical thinking is imperative for nursing. Therefore, a good knowledge of the basic principles of deductive logic is important as the same is the basis for critical thinking. There are two basic...
    Nov 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Narcan?
    You should have followed the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support protocol for Acute Pulmonary Edema, Hypotension, and Shock Algorithm. First you should have identified the most likely problem: 1....
    Nov 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. need help with a scholarly paper any ideas???
    My suggestion is that you do research on the role that "critical decision making" makes in nursing and how nursing educators should incorporate the same into their lectures on appropriate subjects...
    Nov 19, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Nursing Interventions for Resp and ABGs
    I suggest that you become ACLS certified. ACLS stands for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. With regard to preparing for the ACLS class, a good book is the Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular...
    Nov 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Discrimination...You think??!!?!
    What the original poster exemplified is called a "hostile working environment" legally speaking, a form of illegal gender discrimination. Isolating an individual from other males is evidence of the...
    Nov 16, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. UK - Fury as student nurses told there are no jobs for them
    Monopoly capitalism is as prevalent, it seems, in the UK as it is in the USA. What is capital? Capital is money, industry, and labor. In monopoly capitalism, capital is shipped abroad rather than...
    Nov 9, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. False allegation repercussions?
    Because of the complexity of the facts at issue concommitant with the myriad number of legal issues involved, I suggest that you do two things: 1. Purchase health care provider negligence insurance...
    Nov 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. HELP!  caregiver causing issues
    As with all professional- client and professional- professional relationships, each party has a duty to co-operate and to demonstrate "good will" with regard to the same. If one party refuses to do...
    Nov 5, '06
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. "Men should be EMT's or Doctors!"
    When I went to Texas Womans University Nursing School in Dallas, two of my nursing instructors failed me stating that " I would make an excellent doctor but a poor nurse." I have a B.S. in...
    Nov 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Cap on nursesí green cards may close soon
    I am an American nurse of British heritage. I may apply to work in Canada because of my heritage because the same may assist me there as it hinders me here. Yes, in countries that are former British...
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Is there power in the color white?
    In ancient Rome, only those of the upper classes were allowed to wear an all white toga. Therefore, I would suggest that all nurses wear a white lab jacket over civilian clothes. I do not like...
    Oct 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New here: Paralegal student
    I graduated from an ABA approved paralegal program with an Associate of Applied Science-Legal Assistant-Paralegal. I, then, passed the two day Certified Legal Assistant exam. I am a Registered Nurse....
    Oct 12, '06
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  17. Nursing Dx?
    :spin: A "nursing diagnosis" generally consists of three parts (P.E.R.). The P stands for the patients response to the problem. The E stands for the etiology of the problem. The R stands for the...
    Oct 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Men in Nursing: Research Paper
    When I went to Texas Woman's University school of nursing in Dallas, two of my nursing instructors told me that I "would make a good doctor but not a good nurse." Also, an nursing instructor there at...
    Oct 8, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. Fired from job
    The sort of abuse by patients and their families that you noted is common in nursing. Also, it is common for nursing agencies to punish nurses for just doing their job, as you did, for the purpose of...
    Sep 29, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Foreign nurses face the axe in Britain
    Great Britain used to have a rather rigid class system in which peoples socio-economic-cultural class was pre-ordained based upon their ancestory, accent, and so on. The importation of foreign...
    Sep 19, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Im A "failure.".....I screwed up in my first Bio exam in A & P 2! Give me some
    I'm an R.N. with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I am tutoring R.N. students now in A & P. I suggest that you look at the study outlines (if there are any) at the back of your text. Read the outlines in all...
    Sep 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Dealing with death
    Dealing with death came as part of my experience as a Squad Leader in the Infantry in Vietnam. The "defense mechanisms" and counseling methods that I learned in Vietnam helped me a great deal as a...
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Feedback for those who struggle with the Science?!!
    I'm an R.N. with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I am currently tutoring nursing students both in basic nursing courses and in basic science courses. The foundation of both the sciences and nursing is basic...
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nurses Being brought in from another country
    The bringing in of foreign nurses to America has the effect of lowering wages, making nursing employment very tenuous and job security very poor, and lowering working conditions. This is an example...
    Sep 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Are any of you guys as burned out as I am?
    If you have a Bachelors Degree in any field, you can make as much or more money as an RN, have better job security, better working conditions, and significantly more respect in education as a teacher...
    Sep 7, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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