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  1. HIPPA violation?
    Why does this bother you so much? I think some people get too crazy about hipaa (not hippa, BTW) during out of context situations. This woman is just hanging with her friends. If she is being...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  2. Any point to a certificate in Clinical Research Management?
    Hi guys, I am a pediatric oncology nurse with a BSN and a year and a half experience. I also have a BA in psych and nursing is a second careeer for me. I love my job but also don't want to be a floor...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing
  3. 2012 Phoenix Children's GAPP
    You will only see a GAPP posting when there is a program opening. They do 3 or 4 classes a year and open the applications for a brief time, several months before each class starts. There is not one...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. 2012 Phoenix Children's GAPP
    Previous GAPPer here. It's hard to get in because they have literally HUNDREDS of applicants (500 maybe) so sometimes you have great credentials but just the sheer volume of applicants means some...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. Denver, CO- anyone there?
    What does your comment mean, ktwlpn? Weird. Well, to the op, sorry, I'm not in Denver now but I grew up there, got my first degree from UC Denver, and am looking to move back in a few months. Denver...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Denver Children's for experienced peds nurse
    I'm leaving AZ as well. Definately gonna be a sticker shock but we are finding more homes that suit our needs at a better price than what we can get here in the valley. We desperately need to...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  7. Denver Children's for experienced peds nurse
    Thank you for the input, klone! Congrats on getting in, I hope it is as smooth for me as well. I've have no trouble landing the jobs I want thus far so hopefully that string of luck will continue....
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  8. Denver Children's for experienced peds nurse
    I am from Denver but had to unfortunately move away in 2003 because of my husband's job. I have a Bachelor's in Psych from UC Denver and have since gotten a BSN from another state University. I...
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  9. One year later as a nurse, what have I learned?
    Lighten up, he's just venting. I'm sure he's a wonderful nurse and I can't imagine that you haven't felt this same way on many occasions about many of his gripes. And if you haven't, then I'm sure...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New entry-level Masters program at U of A!!
    Uuuhm, yeah, they offer 3 post master's certificate programs; FNP, PNP, and AACNP. University of Arizona -College of Nursing - Graduate Certificate Program And please read up on the DNP...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  11. New entry-level Masters program at U of A!!
    I'm already a BSN and halfway through my MSN, but Ive got friends looking for options. You say it gets you into the DNP program at the masters level, but do you know about eligibility for the...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. New entry-level Masters program at U of A!!
    Melz8, does completion of this program allow you entrance into a Post Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate program, or would you have to go get an MSN on top of this degree?
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. Do nurses have to clean up vomit?
    He who finds it, cleans it! That's the rule.
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Fired for a medication error
    Just culture will only work if we support its virtues. I don't think you should have been fired because it sounds like you followed up with appropriate actions. Why so harsh, other posters? Have you...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Felt so bad, haven't checked if the patient have an iv.
    We need more information. Did the patients actually NOT have an IV and you charted a whole shift that they did? Or did they have one that was bad/infected/infiltrated, and you didn't assess and...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. Nervous for Physical and TB Test???? I said; as long as you have a heartbeat! Seriously, nurses are not like fighter pilots. We don't have to be in tip top shape, just capable of completing daily living activities and...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Need RN's opinion- BIG clinical mistake
    You should really always take a manual BP if you are having to medically intervene based on what the machine says.
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nervous for Physical and TB Test????
    You just need a heartbeat, that's all. It doesn't even need to be a regular one.
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. IV solutions incompatibility (saline/0.9% NaCl)
    IVIG is not.
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Is this a valleywide problem that patient census is low?
    Phoenix Children's is hopping! Of course, it is RSV season. They are actually giving out ASI, we're that busy.
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  21. After vaginal birth, recovery!
    Fundal massage is to help the uterus contract which decreases the change of hemorrhage. The harder you masage, the more you can get the uterus to contract. Also, even light uterine massage after...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Doing my funky dance!!!
    Congrats to the OP, and also wanted to tell exnavygirl-RN that I love your avitar of Klinger!!! He's so funny :rotfl:
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Why would someone with a PEG-tube recieve Protonix
    Hospitalized pts are at risk for stress ulcers and protonix decreases that risk. The G tube adds to that risk and so most all high risk pts get protonix while in the hospital. It will also help...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. A Time You Made a Patient Smile?
    I had a large athletic pt freak out in his MRI and called it off, refusing to finish. He was young and healthy had a stroke out of nowhere, so we were working him up and he really needed that MRI!...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. I need career advice
    where do you live? NAU's accelerated program is 12 months. U of A has a 15 month direct entry MSN program that grants you a Master's. And ASU has some options for people with Bachelor degrees, too. I...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing