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  1. Help with art assignment please
    i am enrolled in an art appreciation class and seriously need some help stat. i'm working on classes towards my bsn. the assignment is as follows and i will take all the help i can get! i am baffled!...
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Help - Lung Sounds
    I have a littman stethescope, so don't have a cheap one. I listened to patient's lung sounds today of course doing my assessment, heard abnormal things but couldnt really describe them, ugh! Feel...
    Aug 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Help - Lung Sounds
    I worked in orthopedics before taking this current job on a cardiac telemetry unit, which really gets any person who needs monitoring.
    Aug 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Help - Lung Sounds
    I've been a nurse for almost 3 years but patient's lung sounds have always been a challenge to me! Everyone just sounds normal. The only abnormal sound I can pick out is wheezing. Can anyone help? I...
    Aug 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Rhythm Analysis
    I just started a job on a step down unit which all patients are on monitors. I'm about to start my arrhythmia class but wondering how in the world am I going to learn everything? It seems very...
    Aug 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Online classes
    I've signed up for 2 classes for the fall semester, both being online: US history and Art appreciation. I've never taken online classes before and was wondering what your thoughts were of this? I...
    Aug 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Petite Nurses
    I'm 5'2 105 pounds and agree the hardest part is finding scrubs that fit and doesn't look like i'm playing in someone's closet. And limited at what I can buy on top of that because we have to wear...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Whats in YOUR lunchbox???
    Usually pack leftovers. Try cooking the day before I go to work so i'll have the leftovers avaliable. If not I always fall back onto tuna from under the cabinet, or just buy a wrap at work.
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Starting new tele job soon
    Any suggestions/comments/websites that will help me start my new telemetry job in july? I've never done tele so I need to learn the rhythms, common drips etc. I know I need to freshen up on my...
    Jun 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New Job - Cardiac Int. Unit
    I'm switching to a new job from somewhere I've been for 2 years, and been there since being a nurse. Going from orthopedics to a cardiac unit which sounds like they get pretty much anything. I'm...
    Jun 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How Old Are You?
    22, LPN 1 year, RN for 1 year now!
    Jun 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. ODU's BSN or Master's in nursing program
    I am currently an RN, I know I have a lot of pre-reqs to take I'm sure. I like how ODU has so many different ways of seeing or taking their classes!
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  13. ODU's BSN or Master's in nursing program
    I'm interested in attending ODU's BSN or even one of their master's programs. I would like to do ODU over VCU because ODU can be done online or the telenet program. Any one have any comments about...
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  14. confused about nursing...
    I've been a nurse for a little over 2 years now (LPN for 1.5 year, RN will be a year in june) Been in orthopedics since being a nurse, ready for a change to tele/icu I think. But It's hard to believe...
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Intake/Output Record
    My floor is trying to come up with a sheet with keeping track of I&O's/vital signs/blood sugars etc. Any suggestions or links to ones you've made of your own?
    Mar 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Magnet Satus: St Mary's Hospital
    I work at St Mary's hospital in Richmond, we just recieved magnet status, so what does this mean? What do we get besides the accrediation?
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  17. Do You Like, Love or Dislike Your current job?
    I would say I like my job. The people I work with are great along with the manager. The patient population isn't too bad and I usually see a progression of the patients from day to day. Although, I'm...
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I&O's
    I feel as if I have trouble calculating daily I&O's. It's hard to keep up with, espeically when dietary comes and picks up trays shortly after handing them out! I try but find it difficult. Or when...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Hooray
    I agree, I'm afraid they'll ask something ridiculous and I wouldn't know and feel like a retard! They did pull one of our nurses away and spoke with them for a couple hrs! They had to break for lunch...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Hooray
    JCAHO came to our hospital this week and super happy they're gone! I'm one who gets nervous under pressure and glad they were on our floor on my day off :) So guess we can say we're safe for 2 years...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Need suggestions regarding career change
    I've been a nurse for 2 years now, 1.5 yrs as an LPN and recent RN this past summer (Hooray for me). I've been doing orthopedics since becoming a nurse. Not a big fan of having the same patients...
    Nov 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Interview questions and what you would say?
    * Name a conflict situation at work and how did you handle it? * What do you consider your weaknesses/challenges? (I always get stuck on this questions and unsure of how to answer it) * What you...
    Nov 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Would 8 hour shifts help alleviate burnout?
    I like doing 3 12's because of the days off. Yes it stinks when our 12 hr shifts are 0730-2000 and don't get home until 2100, but when you get to sleep in the next day it doesn't matter. It'd be nice...
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Want to do ICU nursing.....I think
    I've actually applied to a SICU floor at a near hospital. What exactly kind of patients and procedures do you do from a day to day basis? What does your day consist of? I've done ortho for almost 2...
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. afraid of change
    I'm in the same situation myself. I've done orthopedics bascially my whole nursing career, of almost 2 years, and ready for a change. But, i'm comfortable in my job now but know orthopedics is not my...
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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