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  1. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Esme please get well soon! Does anyone have any updates?
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 11am-11pm ER nurse help!
    This is disheartening. I just took an 11a-11p shift (I currently work 7p-7a) which I was excited for but now I'm not so sure!
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. How long should my resume be?
    I was always taught no more than a page, especially for new grads. You can "add" pages if you have more experience/more degrees on board.
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. TAXI DISCHARGES
    The only patients who go home by taxi are basically the A&O, walky-talky patients.
    May 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. ER RN must haves
    * Black clicky pens (so you don't have to worry about the caps) * Trauma shears - I always carry two pairs because it always helps to have you coworker cut clothes off with you! lol...one of them...
    May 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Finally Got the Job I've always wanted and now i'm nervous
    What kind of ER is it? What levels of acuities do they see (if they utilize the 5 level ESI system)? Is it a trauma center? How long will your orientation be? Does the facility have a split adult...
    May 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Charge Nurses and Shift Report
    We have a charge nurse shift report where I work that we have to turn in, but instead it deals with how many patients are in the ED, percentage of higher acuities (level 1's and 2's), etc. As for an...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. ASN or BSN??
    If you can financially (and of course consider other factors, too, like family), by all means go for your BSN. That will open up a lot of opportunities for you and a lot of hospitals nowadays prefer...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. If you were to move from ER...
    I honestly can't imagine myself leaving the ER. I had a coworker recently talk to me about PACU though, sounds interesting. I've also always been interested in education. I have 4 years under my...
    May 9
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Conscious Sedation in ED
    Procedural sedation: patient needs to be in a crash cart room, IV/O2/monitor, have a consent form signed. Either 2 RNs need to be at the bedside OR 1 RN and an RT. Drugs are provider preference. ...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. What Kind of Experiences before ER
    I had nearly 2 years of progressive care experience (and during that time I would also float to ICU & CCU) before moving to the ER. It was a pretty easy transition for me. I highly recommend new...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Overflow in the er
    When we have holds, that means less available beds for patients in the waiting room/coming in through EMS. It's kind of a same situation with behavioral health patients. Sometimes our psych holds...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Cover letter?
    Are cover letters still recommended today or are they more of a thing of the past? I have heard both. If a cover letter is recommended, I am wondering if anyone can offer any assistance. My...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  14. Houston ER nursing jobs
    Some of the hospitals that I am searching for do not really give any information for their emergency departments. I am interested in this, such as annual visits, ER size/capacity, trauma...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Emergency room RN minimums in Texas
    As stated before, Texas has no mandated nurse to patient ratios...as for the minimum number of staff that need to be on, I think that depends...for most ERs I would say at least 3 to 4...you need a...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. New grad. Torn between two..ER or med/surg?
    I feel like new grads should stay out the ER and gain experience elsewhere first...UNLESS your ER offers an extensive new grad program/internship. My hospital only offers about 12 weeks of...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Houston ER nursing jobs
    Hello all, So after being in limbo for awhile it looks like my husband and I will be relocating to the Houston area. We can basically live anywhere in the area so it all just depends on where I...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. San Antonio Methodist Residency Feb 2015
    Thanks! I just realized this is for the residency tho. I'm an experienced nurse so I'm not sure if I qualify. I'm just looking for someone to talk to to get more information about their ER!
    Jan 1
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. San Antonio Methodist Residency Feb 2015
    Can you give me more information on the meet and greet? Does this include the ER? I know Methodist has multiple locations so which one is this meet and greet at? Thanks!
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. San Antonio nurses!
    Anybody? :( I'm also interested in the trauma levels of the various ERs, size, annual amount of visits, etc.
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. San Antonio nurses!
    Hey everyone, So it looks like my husband and I will be moving to San Antonio this summer/early fall. We're not sure on the exact location yet. I have already been doing some research on...
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. TRIAGE
    Just out of curiosity...do patients ever get upset at being moved around so much? We also stay for the full 12. I agree, triage can be downright exhausting. I like the idea of switching out,...
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. US RN --> South Korea
    Hey everyone, So my husband is in the Army and our PCS is coming up...looks like South Korea is a possibility. How hard is it to get a GS job as a nurse overseas? What are my options? I think...
    Oct 4, '14
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Icu patients
    Where was your charge in helping with those other patients?
    Sep 27, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Mid levels in triage
    How many of you work in an ED where you have a MLP out in triage? How does your process work? How much staff so you have out in triage? Do the MLPs do a full medical screening or just eyeball the...
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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