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  1. Staffing in the Endoscopy suite
    Can any one tell me where to find the national standards and if there are State requirements in GA, regarding staffing of the endoscopy suite? Mainly need to know if pt's are sedated with...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  2. I'm planning on studying nursing but I was wondering about a few things please
    I say reach for the stars! My dream was to be a nurse, I too was sidetracked. When I first attempted to become a nurse, I was advised that the nursing class was full and I should enroll in the ...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: World Nursing
  3. Working and Attending School
    While I was in LPN school many moons ago I worked in a group home for developmentally disabled adults we had 3 clients in our home it was the best job I've ever had loved every minute of it. Had no...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. 1st year just completed!
    Ok so I have just completed my first year as a RN. (LPN 12 yr). I have been working a prn job at a small rural hospital where I have been thrown into charge nurse position, working with LPNs mostly...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. The dumbest things you've heard from a provider
    I was working in ICU, Pt. RR 35, HR 145, LOC altered, sat 90% on 100% NRB; family extremely worried; Doc says to me the lowly nurse, She's better, You don't need to be so excited -- Nurse - maybe...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Question for people who have gone through clinicals...
    During my LPN clinicals 13 yrs ago we were required to bring our text books. Today with education system moving to e-books, I would ask these questions of my nursing advisor or wait til the first day...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Working in hospitals
    Are you planning to move to GA? Im confused about why you are looking at pay scale / cost of living in GA.
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nursing Student Needing Help with a Mental Health Teaching Project
    Talk about early recognition of someone losing control and nonviolent crisis intervention
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. LPN wage question
    As a new graduate LPN in 2000 I started out at $12 an hr in an acute care facility. I would expect acute care would be more today, typically LPN makes $2-$5 more an hour in LTC here. Now the Dr....
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  10. Brand new RN, 2 weeks into job, made charge nurse....difficult staff!!!!
    I too am a new RN but also have 12 yrs experience as an LPN. I also have been in situations where the Charge Nurse (RN) was unable to perform all of her duties because they were new to the facility...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Management
  11. Number of hours a Nurse in GA can consecutively work?
    My question is how many hours can a nurse in Ga work consecutively with out breaking any laws. This is on any given day, no weather issues, no disaster, just working over or can a facility require a...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. Will ER nurses help me answer a few questions, please??
    I work in ER on PRN basis, I have not worked in a large trauma center but only small rural hospital ER, I have found that most of our ER nurses are cynical. They see people who will lie about...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Er nurse vs icu nurse
    lol ER - busy = total Chaos! not busy = lovely ICU - Controlled environment unless full then total Chaos! choose your poison.
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Anatomy and Physiology
    Great advice here, I only have one thing to add but it will not help you since you did well with the lectures - I would record my professor's lectures and listen to them over and over.(this was my...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. What to do?quit? stay? look?
    This is exactly what I would do! Run from dishonesty, these kind of people are the ones who will make things up and turn in to the board of nursing
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Nursing Books
    You should consider the publication date of the used books. My NSG instructors required our class to cite all materials we turned in and our books had to be 5 yrs or less old unless they specifically...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. No clinicals rn-bsn program
    I checked out University of Wyoming, I was sold until I actually applied to the school and was accepted, I was under the impression that I would need to complete 3 or 4 core courses prior to...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. New handoff report- scared!
    I would do exactly what the above poster says format - if needed make a cheat sheet - ask yourself what you would need to know if you were in each caregivers role Start on time - great point you...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Case Managers - In House
    Just want to add as a Nurse who works in different departments in a small rural hospital who has a case manager on staff from early am til around 11 pm, I LOVE CASE MANAGEMENT NURSES!
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  20. why record lab results in the nurse's note
    Our facility has a Critical Lab Value Log, when there is a Critical Lab value, Lab call the Nurse, Nurse documents in Critical Lab log, the time notified critical lab, Dr. notified and time, then on...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Question about PACU
    In these cases our department is responsible to care for them including going to OR with GI doc. if necessary, they will not be calling in any of the OR crew for our patients. at least that is my...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. CLEP exams, questions about practice tests and scores
    It looks to me like you will probably pass with a little study time. I would get my finals out of the way then when things are not so stressful study a couple of weeks to a month then test. I always...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  23. Question about PACU
    Yes most of my experiance is in the procedure room and yes I do have ACLS, I have been recovering out patients recently and have been oriented to this my main concern is when an emergent pt comes in...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. Question about PACU
    Thanks, that makes me feel some better, I got the assisting part down, been doing that for several years now and know what to expect and I have had to assist with GI bleeds in the past but never had...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Question about PACU
    Ok I work in a small hospital where the Out patient clinic that does all endoscopy too. I was told today that in the event of an emergant EGD due to an upper GI bleed the pt may be taken to the OR...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing

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