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  1. cen exam pearls
    i remember a question on toxicology about antidotes for tricyclics and digoxin..bicarb and digi-bind. of course the questions were formatted in a scenerio type sittuation.
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. cen exam pearls
    hey guys, i have a few younger nurses in my er that have been studying to take the cen. some of us that already have the certification have done our best to help prepare them for the exam. however...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Why do ED docs hate putting in orders?
    they know that most of the time they can get away with it since ther is hardly any punishment for them. i know our adminstrators turn a blind eye often to keep from ******* off the little piggy banks...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. layoffs at umc
    what do yall think of the recent blood lettings at umc? a pal of mine was let go from surgical dept basically was told he had too much time under his belt and was making on the higher end of the rn...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  5. New Grad RN
    i work prn at nmmc tupelo, been there in the icu for about 4yrs now. i thought it was alittle difficult to get my foot in the door there. they sort of have a long drawn out interveiw process, 1st i...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  6. the University of Southern Mississippi Nursing School
    do yourself a favor, if you have any other career options that tickle your fancy it might heed you to take a serious look at them vs. going into a difficult course of study that cost alot of money...
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  7. When adults whine....
    often i find the whine babys care for only their needs at the sake of others.
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. So disgusted with everything
    i feel your pain brother. come down mississippi way and work in "meth belt" not the "bible belt" anymore....
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Upfront payment for non emergent conditions
    thia idea has been looked at a few times at my full time er job. we have had several consultants come through explaining things to the head bean counters about the pro and cons of this. there are a...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. New York poised to require bachelor's degrees for RNs
    no backlash from me. i know many that were terrible bedside nusres and now even worse bean counters!
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. New York poised to require bachelor's degrees for RNs
    i hope this is bsn entry is pushed across the board into law..of course purely for economic reasons. its all a supply and demand. this should help thin the future grad pool and return the nursing...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Standards of Care in the ER
    yep, it used to be a big pain in the ass for everyone, but like i stated before all our rooms are stocked with new nihon kohden monitors and they record the vs in our computer charting automatically....
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Standards of Care in the ER
    all routine pts get vs recorded q 1hr, urgent pts get vs q 30min, every emergent vs q15min. we are lucky enought that our monitors atomatically update our computer charting system with vs, so we just...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. LVNs in the ICU
    ive never worked in a icu here in mississippi that has lpns staffed as regular staff icu nurses. now i have heard of smaller type units in small rural parts of the state that might have a lpn II but...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Use of Health Management Consultants Draws Fire
    hiring outside consultants is a routine thing at my hospital. we have 3 ceo's at my place of work..we refer to them as the "3 stooges". of course they make hard command decisions like informing staff...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    well dont read the thread then. you should be studying for school anyway.
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Quickest Route Possible
    your missing half the picture as far as getting things lined up for anesthesia school. what about the other half..financial aspects..this is almost just as important as qpa and exp. please do...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. I need to get back to PACU!!!
    i think you are worrying too much about other things...call the pacu manager stat!
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  19. You must have an Attorney when going before the BON
    you are so right on this post. though i have been fortunate enough to avoid having any dealings with my states own bon i do know of some nurses who have stood in front of the bon for many different...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. New name for nurses who are men
    i prefer the title "nurse commando"
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. What's REALLY with the hospitals using Magnet as a cover for wanting BSN only nurses?
    there is only one discipline in healthcare that doesnt require a 4yr or university based degree besides nursing....who is it? really, only one?
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Ordering aspirin tied into a part of ER MD salary ??
    its called core measures.
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. What's REALLY with the hospitals using Magnet as a cover for wanting BSN only nurses?
    i dislike the idea or requiring to have a bsn in order to do work a asn can clearly do. however, from a pure financial reason, i look forward to the day when it is required that you have a bsn in...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. London nurses--are you okay?
    good luck london, you survived the blitz and you will surely survive this.
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. White male in nursing, any scholarship options I need help BAD!!
    i checked out quite a few scholarships when i started the nursing school thing, and found little that offered anymore than 2 or 3 scholarships for a entire region per yr. with those type of odds of...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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