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  1. I got dismissed from Nursing program at west coast university I need help!!
    From your writing, it seems that you are still having a difficult time with English. It was very difficult to understand. But to answer your question, no you should not hire an attorney. You tried...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. board actions
    My understanding is that new grads in NJ are having a difficult time finding jobs with totally clean licenses. I am not sure that getting the arrest expunged is going to help you. You got in...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  3. This job isn't what it was made out to be
    I would try and get my old job back. Your family and sanity, which is why you applied for the educator job in the first place, are no longer being served with this one. Good luck in the job search.
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Moving to the DC metro area as a new grad and need pointers :)
    I don't know if having a husband in the military affects having to change your license if you move states? However, if you do need to get a new license then Maryland and Virginia are compact States,...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  5. New Graduate RN in Maryland
    Don't forget about DC hospitals.
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  6. Using an AED on a patient with an ICD??
    Internal AICD's have a limited number of shocks that they can deliver, around 150-160 or so. During a v-tach storm they can go through the lifetime amount of shocks the device can deliver. You then...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Waitlisted at Frontier Univ...in shock, any advice?
    Call and ask the reason. The worst thing that could happen would be to not get an answer. This leaves you in the same position of not knowing. The best that could happen would be that you find out...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. RN labor supply: Are we in a bubble?
    in thelast 2 years my unit has been on a hiring binge. we have between 2 to 4 new nursesto be oriented to the icu every 3 months. it is taking a huge toll on the experiencednurses having to...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. CCRN EXAM
    i hope if they are mandating this, they are at least paying for it. i listened to laura gasparis cd's in the car driving in and out of work. i also bought a used ccrn book that was all questions....
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. How to grow backbone in ICU?
    I am so glad that you took the time to update your post. So often i wonder what happens to the pople posting. I remeber that I was worried that you would end up in yet another toxic enviroment...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Arterial BP from a Central line
    The femoral area has both an artery and a central vein. A practioner can place either a femoral central line (going into the vein) or femoral arterial line (going into the artery). Sometime both are...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Looking for a Preceptor
    I hope you find someone to be your preceptor. However, I am not sure this is the forum to find one. This is a nursing site and the Midwives here are going to be master degree Nurse Midwives, not...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. 1st Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    Administration has decided that they can change the staffing ratio. It's going to one to ten, now that they have trained the dogs to fetch pillows, blankets, etc. I've heard that it is going to one...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. Need help with test question
    athrun340 - in the real world the rules can be black and white to very very foggy, depending on hospital and which floor/unit within a hospital. However, this question is set in the completely black...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Magnet Designation
    I think you covered all the points. Although I would exchange number 1 with number 2. The believe the PR value is a lesser reason than the money it brings into ANCC coffers for the continued...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nursing Academia  We Need New Blood!
    I'm sorry, but I just don't see the problem. 10 years ago this same piece could have been written, they were saying then that there was going to be a lack of educators as well as a lack of bedside...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Nurses Value Work Environment Over Staffing Levels
    What a misleading title. It is trying to tell managers that staffing levels really don't matter, that they can over work and burn out their nurses. Total BS. The survey this article used, shows...
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. tuition reimbursement/assistance
    To help with your list. WHC in DC is $10,000 a year for full time employees. Need to be an employee a year to get it and need to stay on a year after to keep it. Maybe if you collect enough...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. tuition reimbursement/assistance
    1.There is no comprehensive list. 2. Hospitals, if they are not union with a contract, can change the amount of tuition reimbursement at any time. From a lot of money, to some money, to none. What...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Patient dies after nurse administers pancuronium
    The story probably has the ordered drug wrong. It was probably protonix (pantoprazole), which can come in IV form. So then you would have sound a like drugs. If you are getting a drug out of the...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Over crowded ga hospital preceptorship
    OP, I know that you are angry about this delay in being able to obtain your license but elkpark is correct, it is not the BON's job to make hospitals give you a preceptorship. The BON's in every...
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  22. How to grow backbone in ICU?
    Yes, next time say no I'm staying. Who cares if you p..d someone off. However, if your were asking questions needed for charting and not directly relevant to the acute situation at hand I too would...
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. How to grow backbone in ICU?
    Is sorry but with three years expereince your manager is right, your should not have been outside the room charting while others stablized YOUR pt. You make it sound like it is an all or nothing...
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. Pt. on vent in cardiac arrest - would she continue breathing?
    As per the terms of service, no one here can give medical advice. Please talk to the Doctors in charge of this patients care. They are the ones to answer this question.
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  25. Lovely allnurses, please help me!!! (Long)
    OP, take this time with your child, it won't come back. Take the part time job if you can, it will give you an "in" when the economy hopefully changes and your daughter is more grown. You can always...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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