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  1. What was the WORST thing a patient has been brought to ER for?
    This just happened last week both traumas on the same night. My first trauma was not the coolest but just the mechanism of injury was unforgettable. A guy sleeping in bed with his girlfriend, when...
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. You're Supposed to be Compassionate!
    I had a lady call me a "uncaring mean nurse" because she was being transport form the ed to the floor and wanted me to clean her dishes she had brought from home and ate while in the ed. I told her...
    Jul 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Looking for A GN Job in Tampa
    Are you looking to work in a hospital? I know my hospital St. Joes has a great GN program. I did it myself a 2 yrs ago. They get you into the area you want to work and you if you have no clue were...
    Jun 17, '07
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. glass of water-stat
    We have a Dr that writes "put pt in gown" before he even sees the pt.
    Jun 16, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. IV's on obese patients
    What works for me sometimes is if you double up the tourny (having two on top of each other) it helps pop the veins out. It is very tight though so don't have it sit on the pt's arm for too long
    Jul 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. TGH Internship??
    I work at St Joe's and they have a internship program also. This internship will put you where you want to work (icu) but it is up to you to have them want you. The nice thing about this internship...
    Mar 28, '06
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. How Long Does it take to get your License from the Fl Board of Nursing
    i took the NCLEX on the 14th and just got my Lic. in the mail yesterday (March 27). On the Pearson paper saying you passed said allow up to 4 weeks to get the license.
    Mar 28, '06
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Got any funny acronyms at your ER???
    HHS=hysterical hispanic syndrome We use this for the ones who are crying like they just lost their loved one but came to the er for a runny nose.
    Mar 26, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Any advice on how to study for OB/PEDI?
    I saw that most of the people in my class taking OB/Peds that were having problems was because they were bringing in their own life. They were always saying "well I had that but that is not what...
    Dec 9, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Not quite understanding preeclampsia
    I learned that if women are dx with Preeclampsia, that if she starts to have the epigastric pain that the pain is a precursor to having a seizure and more than likely will have a seizure.
    Jul 1, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Nursing Journal Help
    Hey I am looking for a nursing journal that has to do with pyelonephritis in pregnancy and so far I can not find anything in nursing. The one thing I did find I would have to pay for but I am trying...
    May 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What Is/ Was your grading scale in nursing school?
    our class scale is: 75-84 = C 85-89 = B 90-100 = A Our clinicals are pass/fail also BUT you have to have a 100% on the math test every year My school is changing their req and their grading...
    May 4, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Enlarged Tonsils
    i always had huge tonsils with pus pockets all over them. they were around a +2 and +3, but when ever i went to my dr he would not take them out because i didn't have strep. In his opion, I need at...
    Apr 27, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Would greatly appreciate help with crazy care plan.
    Our teacher told us to use and just type in what you are looking for and it will come back with everything under the sun. The problem with this search is the free ones will...
    Apr 10, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. BSE - Not taught??
    Im still in school, doing my Ob rotation, and we are told to teach the ladies BSE. We had to do women's health at a community health clinic and even there the nurses and the Dr's were teaching BSE. I...
    Apr 10, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Grey's Anatomy Premier!!! + How to Contact Show Creators
    I didn't see the show but I decided to see if maybe ABC had responded to any of this on their webpage. They made a nursing blog from one of the nurses at the SG hosp. Nobody I saw had mention this so...
    Mar 28, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. We need to protect our children, check your area for sex offenders.
    if you live in florida here is the data base link
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nursing Jewellery
    I had a problem with that web address you gave so i googled nurse station and this is what it gave me instead.
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Heparin Injections
    When giving a SQ injection you do not need to aspirate because piercing a blood vessel in a SQ ingection is rare, where as a IM you have a greater chance of injecting into a vessel. This goes for...
    Feb 23, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. your clinical uniforms
    it seems to be almost everyone has to where white pants, what i want to know is, if the majority of student nurses are FEMALES....why in the heck would they make us were white see thru pants (and...
    Jan 30, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nursing Student Needs Help With Ortho Assessment
    My instructer wants us to do a complete orthopedic assessment and than a orthopedic assessment of a pt who has a fracture hip and shoulder. My question... is there a different type of assessment on a...
    Oct 4, '04
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  22. 25 Nurses fired for not working Frances here is one link that i had found
    Sep 11, '04
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Skimpy work hours due to school schedule! AAAAAHHHHHHHH!
    my med surg class was 9 credit hours too. 630am to 3pm for clinicals TW, and Mon, Thurs class was from 9am untill 2pm-3pm. Get used to the skimpy schedule....I could only find time to work Thur...
    Aug 30, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What Nursing school are you in? Show your pride!
    2nd semster at Pasco Hernando Community College in Florida. RN C/O 2005.!!!:)
    Feb 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Hep B student
    When I was accepted to my nursing program we had to do the same thing. The Hep was optional, if we had the Hep shot series than we had to show immunity. It was not a requirment to have the Hep shot...
    Feb 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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