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  1. Capnography help
    Sounds like there were a few too many Morphine induced apnea episodes in your neck of the woods! :no:
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. LTC / Rehab...as bad as they say?
    Hey all, just wondering what the general consensous is regarding sub acute / rehab / long term care. Is it really as bad (for a new grad RN) as we always hear? Could it be that a few bad apples...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. amputation
    my understanding is elevation for first 24 hours, MUST lay prone a few times though. chances are test question wants to know if you understand the importance of hip contractures. The elevation...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. PRIORITY for BURN??
    What happens to fluid movement in the initial stage of burns? Ever heard of the parkland formula? If that stumps you, dont forget your ABC's Pt wont get an infection if they dye from...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. NCLEX less than one month after graduating!
    I graduated about may 10th and am taking the nclex june 17th
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Pharm on NCLEX?
    My sister reported to me that she had a few, and she'd never heard of any of them. I wouldnt go too crazy about it, but definately learn the categories (olol, pril, ''ide") and their respective...
    Jun 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. 35 page review
    agreed! The spelling errors are driving me crazy.
    Jun 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. No!  It is NOT OK.
    (devils advocate) The use of "okay?" is integral to the implementation of healthcare that enables the client to make the decisions regarding their care. Implying they don't have a choice goes...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    I have no idea where these Q trainers are, I bought the Q bank. I dont think the q trainers were included with that. Can someone message me a link o the q trainers? or post the link to them on...
    May 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    Bump! Does anyone know what im talking about? How much are the Q trainers? I only did the Qbank. Many of you seem to imply that you get both together...
    May 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. What'd you get on kaplan QBANK?
    I would like to hear from those that have taken the nclex since they ''made it harder'' last year. How did you do on the kaplan qbank? After 100% (1200 questions), I have a 62% avg. Im glad to...
    May 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Do you sell wine by the gallon?
    Apr 27
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    I'm going to play devils advocate here. According to the BLS, the area I want to live in has a reported (via BLS 2012), average wage for RN's is 65k. According to people on this forum (in '08/ '09)...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Skin Assessment Question
    I think our system asks something like ''skin intact'' yes or no.
    Feb 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing tougher for guys than girls
    I just did 180 Kaplan Nclex questions And 62 Saunders Nclex questions. I drove to my school in a honda civic in the snow, just to get out of the house to study. It has everything to do with...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Anyone use saunders / kaplan? Similar to the test?
    Hello all, wondering if saunders / kaplan nclex review is similar to the nclex at all? If you reply, please indicate when you took your nclex! I have a kaplan and saunders book. They are...
    Feb 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. The Shenanigans Involved With Scripting
    I poke fun at our ''theraputic communication'' we learned in school in a similar way. I start theraputically interrogating my friends. Classmate is mad over something "It seems like you're...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. The Shenanigans Involved With Scripting
    What if the patient no speak da english? Hola!
    Feb 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Have Male Nursing Students felt bias during class/clinicals?
    One of my instructors used to give me solely male patients. She was an OB Nurse teaching Medsurg Clinicals and fairly out of the loop with medsurg.
    Jan 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. How High Is the Demand For Male CNA's /LPN's/RN's?
    YES! Every time I work (inpatient physical rehab) there's elderly female patients that refuse to let me walk them to the bathroom. I've been working at this location for over three years and it's...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Landed an externship in the step-down ICU... aaaand I'm super nervous!
    My advice (as a peer) would be to figure out when things MUST be done (vitals @1500 1900, Blood sugars at 2000), everything else will fall in between. While you're doing tech work, seek out...
    Jan 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. Our Death-Denying Society (Revisited)
    I have done CPR twice in my short career in medicine, both patients made it. However seeing the suffering and agony of living after a severe stroke is a fate worse than death if you ask me. I'm...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. My fellow gimps--a miracle has occurred
    Ever considered scuba diving? No i'm not joking https://www.hsascuba.com/scripts/About.php I know a quadriplegic that dives
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. Don't feel sorry for me because I work in long term care...
    Keep that attitude, more folks in all walks of healthcare should have that perspective!
    Jan 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. January 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I think my nursing textbooks cost more, I wonder if they'll make a deal...
    Jan 7
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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