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  1. Need help with nursing diagnosis...
    Start off with the following: 1. Impaired gas exchange 2. Ineffective breathing pattern 3. Ineffective airway clearance 4.Activity Intolerance 5. Acute Pain 6.Impaired physical mobility
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Bad Nursing?
    Scenario 1 : An EMT points out to the RN , that the patient is bleeding from the mouth. The patient is in a hemodialysis center. The RN states" This is just a dialysis center, I'm not trying to save...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Am I being offered a fair pay?
    Hola I live in Corpus Christi and the prices vary, but that is definitely low pay / you should try to negotiate it. In Corpus Christi, the lowest an RN makes would be $20.00 hr but the highest I...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. What specialty are you considering?
    Varies Right now I'm working on my BsN but in Maryland, there is a program that you can take MS wise. If you take that program, it is a hybrid of Acute care nurse practitioner / Critical care...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Is taking 3 science classes insane?
    Taking three science classes is complicated. I hope you do no have any obligations because it will be even worst. I took two sciences at once with other courses during my pre nursing days and I was...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    It is completely legal . You signed up for this once you became a RN. You cannot refuse and leave as this is considered "abandoning" a patient. Abandoning in my state / Texas puts you up for license...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. What is the point of becoming a nurse?!
    You have to dig deeper in order to find a Nursing position, if you did it for the money then you are not going to last long. The Job market has been saturated with new grads in Houston and San...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. A "dating female students in your class" post
    Everyone in my class back stabs each other, one of the bad cohorts. If it was from another cohort of nursing students gladly :) in my group, definite no, it adds extra stress or as the ladies put it...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. How long is your commute to nursing school?
    Not to far < 10 minutes. I happened to live near the university :I
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. NursingCAS , GPA & Transcripts
    From my experience--> NursingCAS uses the transcripts you send them to verify GPA and actual courses taken, usually takes a week or two for them to calculate GPA. You should err on the side of...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Medication Range Doses-What if Patient Wants Less?
    You cannot adjust the dose because that medication is ordered by a physician. We as nurse are not allowed to change doses in that manner. If a patient wants a lower dose, consult physician and act as...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Any males out there tired of the drama?
    Yes. It sucks when I get drawn in the cross fire especially in my nursing program, everyone is out to get one another and it's hard to be neutral. I ll try to avoid it but the same thing is...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. Accepted! Now what?
    1. Ask questions 2. Don't procrastinate 3. Make friends 4. Form study groups 5. Read content before your next lecture 6. Take notes during lectures 7. Attend tutoring sessions if needed 8. At...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Is this too much?
    It can be accomplished, just use your time wisely. With those courses do not procrastinate, it is a lot of material especially since the semester is cut in half.
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. nurse fired
    The U.S. would not stand for this violation as it clearly invades privacy / HIPPA. The information was not used as a need to basis but because of the fact she knew them. It was right to terminate her...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Would this count as work experience?
    It may definitely count as work experience because you have the whole interaction with the patient... Keep in mind that those job R/T duties can apply to the field of nursing especially V/S as its a...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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