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  1. Consents
    How does your unit handle consents? What where the stickiest situations you encountered verifying a consent? Can someone on a 5150 sign at your hospital? Foreign languages? Patients on pain...
    Feb 15
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  2. Am I waisting my time with associates degree?
    Why not get your ADN then do an MSN bridge?
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Should I Take a Different Path to Become a Nurse?
    Hi, I think you should persue the ADN. Most likely your science prerequisites will expire prior to the BSN (while humanities last forever). Most BSNs have a 3-5 yr recency requirement for sciences....
    May 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Personal info was shared -HIPPA violation?
    Thank you for the input, I am pleasantly surprised everyone has such strong convictions. I will follow up as suggested with the compliance officer. Great to hear your opinions.
    May 24, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  5. Personal info was shared -HIPPA violation?
    My father was in the hospital for a surgical procedure. After he was discharged and home, he got a call from a "care-giver" who stated she got his information from the hospital. He is open to having...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. Teaching to NCLEX NOT teaching nursing
    There is some logic behind the madness of "teaching to the NCLEX", the questions really make you think like a nurse. I'm sure you've heard "critical thinking" from all your instructors, the NCLEX...
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Question about the amount of studying you do
    Hi, I have great retention but to get through all our reading and paperwork I study about 20hrs a week, 8hrs on Sat and 8 hrs on Sun plus 4 throughout the week.
    Nov 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Is Compton College safe?
    What's CUI? Just curious :-)
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. Is Compton College safe?
    Hi, I am in the the RN program at EL Camino in Torrance. We have had a few lectures from the Compton instructors who came to our class to sub. and they were EXCELLENT, I had heard all the negative...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. Fluid restrictions vs Patient rights
    funny LOL
    Aug 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Helpful and Interesting Reads
    "The Help", it's a quick, at times funny and really heartfelt read!
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Fluid restrictions vs Patient rights
    Wow, how interesting, I can't wait to hear what other people have to say about this.
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What would you spend more money on?
    Hi, Go for the stethascope! I got some comfy white leather tennis shoes for $40 at footlocker, I wouldn't spend anyore than that, think of what your stepping in ;)
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What do you use to carry your books around?
    I use a big rolling bag, plus a smaller over the shoulder bag. I try and throw my txt in the little bag and take it with me whenever I get in the car just in-case I get stuck somewhere I can catch up...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. El Camino College Fall of 2010
    Congrats on your acceptance it's great to finally get to start after taking all the pre-reqs. If you have time to take 48 dosing calculations I would recommend it for a couple reasons. First, of all...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Want to be a Peds NP, soon to have ADN, have BS in another field...schools?
    I've heard there are some online programs. Univ of Alabama maybe? p
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. acceptance letter for elcamino college fall2009
    Hi, Finals were tough but I passed. I'm happy I got through it. Someone said semester one is pretty easy but I was really working hard to keep up. It got easier toward the end and clinicals were...
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Silly question:do most  patients receive an antiulcer meds while hospitalized?
    Hi, Did someone say Lovenox helps to prevent pressure ulcers?
    May 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How can I manage my anxiety on the floor?
    Healthstar, I appreciate you not "wanting" to depend on meds your whole life but would you accept that Comment from one of your diabetic patients who didn't "want" to depend on insulin to manage...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How can I manage my anxiety on the floor?
    Sorry typo I meant to say meds, not mess! There are lots of drugs on the market for generalized anxiety disorders.
    May 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How can I manage my anxiety on the floor?
    Are you eating well? Quit the caffine, get in an hour of cardio daily and practice some breathing excersizes. If all those don't help I'd suggest getting a referal to a good psychiatrist for some...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. acceptance letter for elcamino college fall2009
    Oh wow, only 13! What was your grade? Was the teacher tough? Is that normal? My semester is going okay, it's a lot of new information but so far so good.
    May 13, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. acceptance letter for elcamino college fall2009
    Hi Daniela, How has third semester been? Do you love OB and Peds? Has it all come together for you? Thanks
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. New RN program in So Cal!?!
    [QUOTE=Nurse2B73;2987839] The main College has a waiting list with over 200 people on it. Their Compton campus does not have a waiting list. You got the grades and the requirements then you will...
    Mar 28, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Los Angeles County School of Nursing
    Hi What was the retention rate at County? Did you loose a lot of students first semester? Did you ever have students transfer in from other ADN programs? Thanks!
    Mar 7, '10
    Forum: California Nursing