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  1. How to warm IV fluids??
    I bet what they didn't like was a lack of a lock. These fluids are technically medications and TJC loves for all mess to be locked. A simple code lock on the warmer door could fix your issue;) Good...
    Feb 12, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. FNP job outlook San Diego
    Feb 11, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. FNP job outlook San Diego
    So, it is obvious from reading this and other forums the job market for RN's in San Diego is competitive. How is the nurse practitioner market? My husband has tons of family there and he wants to...
    Feb 10, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. Frustration...
    You are a bit all over the place so it's hard to follow but it does appear you are not feeling valued or respected by some. Try not to allow other's unprofessional behavior and negative attitude...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Grossest thing to happen to you in your nursing career;)
    You never know how an abscess is going to burst!!!!
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Grossest thing to happen to you in your nursing career;)
    Allow me to start. Yet another vag bleed. Same old routine I've done hundreds of times. Apparently this time I was a bit tired and not paying attention. I bend over to get in the bottom drawer of...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I need some advice
    Stick it out and suck it up! Keep your eye on the prize: Flight Nurse!! You got this. Think of those senseless sheet changes like you do the guy that game in via EMSA for dental pain. You'll be glad...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Coworker rant!
    I work 3p-3a and personally I can't wait for 1900! Day and night shifters are very different. I appreciate both for what they are. Your coworkers can make or break you no matter the shift, I'm sorry...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Parents!!!
    Can I just say I'm sorry. Sorry u waited until 2am on a Saturday night to bring your relatively healthy kid to the ER with symptoms that have been going on for 3 days!. Sorry u didn't get the timely...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Attitude Towards NP Students
    Don't sweat the haters, they're just jealous;) Congrats and keep working hard!
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. New nurse with job that is causing anxiety and depression
    You need to feel valued and supported, especially as a new nurse. Get out now! You would be learning faster and gaining confidence if you had appropriate support. Do not allow these individuals to...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. "That's not your job."
    As long as they aren't taking advantage of you I'm all for teamwork! I think your husband is concerned you do too much and that they are taking advantage. He's just being a good hubby and looking out...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. What should I do? Feeling bullied and intimidated...
    It's sounds like u need to go. It's not fair and it definitely shouldn't be this way but for your own well-being u need to leave. You will be so much happier. If you're crying every night before work...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Pls advice on my Statemnt of Purpose-MSN Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
    You have several run on sentences so definitely edit for that. There are times the flow is a little off. Make sure if they had any specific questions or criteria that you answered them in the essay....
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Graceland FNP
    Congrats!! How exciting for you. I hope you love your new career. I've done management for the last 4 years and I realized the clinical side of nursing was screaming my name. I'm not 100% sure where...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Graceland FNP
    I just got my acceptance letter today to start January 2013. I'm very excited!! Anyone else starting Graceland this Spring?
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Shift diff
    Thanks for the reply!
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Shift diff
    Do you get paid time and a half for every hour after 8 hours worked? So 12 hour shifts always have 4 hours paid at time and one half?
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Baylor?
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Baylor?
    Does CA have baylor? We have a few different versions here in OK. We have modified, and true. Modified means an 11% increase on top of base pay requiring 24 hours to be worked on weekend and 12 hours...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. We never have enough nurses at our hospital!
    What hospital do u work at?? We will be moving to San Diego after the holidays and I have 8 years RN experience. I keep hearing how its so difficult to find a job there. Also how is the pay? Cost of...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. Graceland FNP fall 2012
    I've applied for Spring 2013. I have 2 small children work full time and am trying to decide if I want to go FT or PT. I would like to be finished quicker but I'm not sure if its doable. My youngest...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. RN-MSN? (no BSN)--bad move?!
    I have to disagree with the BSN advice. I say go for the MSN and not waste your time on the BSN. You already have a master in healthcare admin, an ADN will get you your RN, you don't need a BSN. Once...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Bad week
    I'm assuming you are a new nurse? If so yes, it's perfectly normal. My only goal as a new nurse was not to kill anyone! Actually I might have killed to have only 6 patients:) You're feelings are...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Maternity leave......
    I think u have to decide what is most important to u. Is it your dream career or just a job? Once u decide what u really want talk to your employer about it and see what u can work out. Maybe u could...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)