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  1. January BOLC
    Anyone heading to BOLC later this month?
    Jan 1
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Civilian CRNA program into Military CRNA
    Yes, there are a couple of different programs. There is the HPSP (health professional scholarship program) which will pay tuition, fees, books, and a monthly stipend of $2100/month for two years in...
    Dec 14, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Desflurane
    In short it has to do with vapor pressure and the fact it boils at room temperature. https://www.aana.com/newsandjournal/Documents/tec_6_vaporizer_1294_p527.pdf
    Sep 24, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Intubation Tips
    I would also add that leaning back may help. Sometimes we get so focused on the view that we are so close to the mouth it limits our view. Sometimes leaning back will give you a greater viewing areas...
    Aug 9, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Should i switch ICUs??
    I am a SRNA and will be graduating in November. You will see the cardiac meds a lot in the heart rooms. You will do heart rotations while in school and see them all the time, however not all places...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. Should i switch ICUs??
    Personally I would stay put. Dealing with suck patients and becoming familiar with those meds are more important that fancy equipment in my opinion. You seemed focused on CRRT, but in reality it will...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. Torn - CRNA or not?
    Have you shadowed a CRNA yet? The whole program can be financed through loans, but your loan payments will be quite substantial when you're done.
    Jul 6, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Causes of sudden diaphoresis
    Did it happen during the IV placement? I have had patients vagal during placement without any type of phobia. One of them actually passed out just from the needle puncturing the vessel.
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Military Police to Nursing...
    I attend Villanova University, but I saved my GI Bill for my Masters.
    Jun 7, '14
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  10. Military Police to Nursing...
    If you know what school you want to go to, you should be able to apply online now. This will get you in the system and they will determine your eligibility. Then the VA liaison at your school will...
    Jun 7, '14
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  11. Military CRNA vs civilian CRNA
    Also keep in mind if you do not make it through the military CRNA program, for whatever reason, you will still be obligated to serve in the military as an RN.
    May 30, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Best CRNA progmas near central jersey
    Why not apply to all three?
    May 22, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. Prospects of getting a Critical Care (ICU) nursing job in the Airforce
    If military CRNA is your end game, you might be better off with a direct accession with the Army or the USAF.
    Apr 15, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. CRNA school?
    This may answer some of your questions. http://www.aana.com/ceandeducation/becomeacrna/Pages/default.aspx
    Apr 5, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes you will. You would qualify for this, but I don't think these programs pay as much as the 9/11 GI Bill. http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_sr.asp
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Navy Reserves and Post 9/11 Bill Questions
    Yes the 9/11 GI will pay. You have to be deployed to get the 9/11 GI Bill and the amount of time spent on deployment determines how much they will pay. There are other education programs offered if...
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Shoes for starting rotations
    I use new balance.
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. I got in! Now what?
    Take a vacation or just relax before school starts. There is no need to waste your time reading material ahead of time because there will plenty for you to do when you start.
    Mar 6, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    Should say "meds" not mess.
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    http://livertox.nih.gov/Corticosteroids.htm This link has a chart under the background section that lists the glucocorticoid activity of decadron and prednisone. You will notice how powerful...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Why Lactated Ringers?
    There also other electrolytes in LR and you run the risk of hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis with NS.
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. Shadowed a CRNA? How did it go?
    Each program is different as far as the GRE. Have you tried looking at the hospital where you are doing your clinical?
    Feb 20, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  23. Getting "points back" on a test
    You might suggest statistical analysis to your teacher. I'm in grad school now and that is how they determine if extra points will be awarded or if certain questions will be thrown out. However, that...
    Feb 19, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Endocrine case study r/t Cushing's syndrome
    Look up the the half life of each med and the glucocorticoid activity of each and that will give the answer.
    Feb 18, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. HPSP for NP
    How long did it take you to reach Captain?
    Feb 13, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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