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  1. Short Circuit: Supraventricular Tachycardia for the Novice PICU Nurse
    I LOVED this Jan!
    May 18
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. Umass vs st vincents
    You have a better chance of getting into the ER if you have experience at a tertiary referral center like UMass...however, be prepared for overtime, dangerous nurse-patient ratios, and frustrated...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    You got it Sassy. Both med errors were wrong doses - like WAY off and improper administration.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    Almost all agree and have verbalized to management but falls on deaf ears which has prompted the rapid turnover.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    I can't get too specific but one involved anticoagulation and the other involved an IV med error that was close to being a sentinel event...the patient experienced organ dysfunction as a result of an...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Sepsis + Antibiotics = Severe Hypotension?
    Vanco is famous for this.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Dealing with stress, guilt, and emotions
    Wine. Lots of wine.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Pull until full triage
    We do the same and the triage nurse will do the computer triage bedside and start the line.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Migraine treatment in er
    Imitrex injection, toradol, Benadryl, and Reglan.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Chest pain protocol
    We aren't allowed to give Zofran. It's contraindicated unless expressly ordered and documented by provider.
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Major med errors...whose fault is it really?
    We recently had two *major* med errors in my ER in the past four months with DPH involved both times. Staff turnover is at an all-time high in my magnet hospital and the staff who remain are burnt...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Nurse as a patient-how not to be a PITA???
    Good luck Redmorgan!! Hope you're snuggling your beautiful baby right now :)
    Feb 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Need help nrp online exam lesson 3
    Can you please narrow down a question? Most of us don't know what the 3rd lesson is comprised of off the top of our heads. What are you stuck on?
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Any PICU RNs from CHOP or Boston Children's here?
    Sorry for the delay in responding, I fried my laptop and had to buy a new one! Each ICU does not have a dedicated transport team. CHB has their own transport team that does air/ground transports from...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  15. Any PICU RNs from CHOP or Boston Children's here?
    Hi Sloan, I don't work at CHB but transported to there often and can tell you a few things...CHB has three ICUs...a medical ICU on 11 south with 12 beds, plus an ?11 bed IMCU on the same floor, a 30...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. New Grad, No experience so no work
    Arlyne, I'm happy to look over your resume if you want to email it to me to see if there's anything that might be improved to catch recruiters' eyes. Also, check out Franciscan Hospital for Children....
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. kindred in mass
    Run. Fast.
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  18. Any New Grad Programs North of Boston, Boston, or South of Boston Location???
    Oh sweet Esme, please tell me you're kidding! Although, from what I hear some of the LTACs south of Boston are a little less dangerous.
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  19. Losing hope
    Check out indeed.com....sometimes they have random opportunities on there, don't discount anything right now!!
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  20. Boston
    It's a ghost town today. Very somber around here.
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Boston job prospects for new grad
    It is still very grim here in the Boston area unfortunately. Minimal job postings or postings that stay up for months because of hiring freezes.
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. 5150 holds
    up to 50%
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Any New Grad Programs North of Boston, Boston, or South of Boston Location???
    Nope, all new grads that were hired. Some were CNAs previously but not all.
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Any New Grad Programs North of Boston, Boston, or South of Boston Location???
    Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton hires new grads almost exclusively :)
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. ADN work as LPN in Massachusetts?
    You can continue to work as an LPN, but you'll legally be held to RN standards.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing


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