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  1. telephone triage
    I do TT in a GI doctor's office- I work 29 hours/week- 11 doctors. I make $34.56/hour. I also manage a Hepatitis C treatment program, do injection teaches and pH/manometry. The office is non-stop...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  2. Fecal Transplant
    I do this 2 times a week, on average, in the GI/Special Procedures Unit I work in. Fecal sample is obtained from a blood relative, we put it in a blender with warm water to desired consistency...
    Jan 27, '11
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. How long can you use mdv and sdv?
    We use any/all vials for 24 hours max. I work on a hospital IV Team as well as outpatient infusion suite (situated within the hospital.)
    Oct 26, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  4. Mandatory Flu Shots
    mandatory at our hospital- have to sign a waiver and take a mandatory flu education class if you choose not to get it. H1N1 and regulay flu shot free for all employees.
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  5. PICC "team" questions
    1. Do one or two nurse go to place the PICC line? Always 2 2. What are your hours of service for PICC onsite vs on-call? We place PICCs from 07:00 to 18:00 during the week and 08:00-15:00 on...
    Oct 8, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  6. Update on new IV nurse...5 months in, so far, so good!
    Hi all- A little update for those of you whom I may have chatted with several months ago (ILUVIVT), and a huge thank you to all of you super CRNI's that inspire me daily!! In May of this...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  7. Deciding on whether to start with med/surg
    Hi Lisa- I'll try to answer some of your questions- and I'm sure others with different experiences will chime in too. I hear your concerns about re-certifying or having to get additional training...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Deciding on whether to start with med/surg
    Hi Lisa- You may find more direction after you finish your clinicals and last two years. I never regretted starting in med-surg. I think it's essential to build the foundation of your knowledge-...
    Mar 20, '09
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. RN Refresher Course Students
    Why no forums for RN Refresher Course students?
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. thanks ILUVIVT
    Thanks so much for your response to my question on 2/15/09 re: IVT- I'm not sure how to PM you, but don't want to make everyone else have to sift through my questions. You gave excellent advice and I...
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  11. how comfortable would you be reporting staff (nurse/doctor) who seems intoxicated?
    I had to reply to this because it happened to me once! I was working as a traveller (so already not too popular with the staff nurses) and a regular employee came to work after lunch break and was...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Question for Infusion Therapy Nurses
    Hi there- I have a question for those who can answer. I am completing an RN Refresher course after a 7 year break from nursing. In the 4 years that I worked as a nurse prior to that, I worked in...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing

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