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  1. Spinal cord Injury
    Have you taken your TNCC course yet? It is worth it's weight in GOLD when moving down the chain of priority assessment and interventions. Fix it as you find it! Think primary assessment: ABCD.. ...
    Feb 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. ER staff need advise!!
    I think a quick ER guide to medications would be a good idea? Like all the BP meds and cardiac meds, RSI meds..why use one over another, precautions, adverse effects? A small list that comes to...
    Jan 12, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I have been pulling up recent articles the last few days and it seems that at least the commenting public is realizing that brain death is really death. The initial reports made it sound as if this...
    Jan 10, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    It's been issued but not 'released' until an examination can be done, is my understanding.
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    It definitely is a victory for the hospital. The ruling's were that 1) The mother can assume 100% responsibility of transferring Jahi to anywhere she is accepted. -however, the only...
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Jahi McMath: Mom can remove brain-dead daughter from hospital, judge rules - San Jose Mercury News Most recent update on the matter.. Jahi's Mother can assume full responsibility of her...
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Finally a new article with some clear cut facts and reality checks for the general public to read.. Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far -
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Air Vents on IV Tubing
    The only time you need to open the vent is when the object your spiking cannot collapse as the fluid drains out. This could be rigid plastic, glass or metal. Other then that you don't have to...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Food in the ER
    We have sandwiches and juice in out ER. Some patients totally abuse it, but other are so thankful and kind when I offer then something (after wing cleared to eat of course). I'm glad we have...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Ok, now what?!
    Sounds almost exactly what happened to me! I am 3 weeks on my own off my 3 month residency. My best advice would be to ask as many questions and jump in on as MUCH as you can. The place I work we...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. ED computer systems
    I am from a Level II ED with approx 50k annual visits and approx 15, Next weekended were moving from ancient paper charting (with supplemental ACSIS) to completely online EPIC computer systems. ...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Emergency departments willing to give a dedicated new graduate a chance..... realistic
    New grad ADN here just hired to a busy and high acuity Level II ED in western Washington. How I landed it was working hard and contacting the right people. I would also say there is a pretty darn big...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. What is the "best" stethoscope for the ED?
    After graduation I just did a generalized search of well rated stethoscopes. I went with the tried and true Littman Cardiology III. Its a great piece and the hearing quality is fantastic. A...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. What type of gross things do registered nurses have to do?
    May I ask where this question is coming from? Are you a pre-nursing student? Searching to forums may help answer your curiosity in 'gross' things. -emerjensee
    May 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Nurses week gifts from employer
    We got a water bottle and some chocolate. I'm fairly new but management seems to really come through in supporting the nursing staff on the floor. -emerjensee
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Im in the cool kids club!!!!
    Hello, I just wanted to say congrats again!! Its so exciting to hear other new people in the ER. I start on Monday and am SO nervous and excited wrapped into one! Any interesting cases the...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. concept maps based on condition not patient
    When doing a 'concept map' in LPN school it looked more like this: In which case I would simply google the main patho dx and get information for reputable sources: ...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Welcoming and Involving New Hires
    Being a new-hire in the ED, I just want to say thank you! Its nerve-racking being new and scared, but so wonderful to have the support of experienced nurses! -emerjensee
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Did you tell your NCLEX date to anyone?
    I only told close family and friends. No announcement on FB or anything. I didnt want the added stress of people hounding me that day. -emerjesee
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. I NEED HELP (i am looking for a job)
    I am also in Tacoma Wa, there are quite a few hospitals looking for help. There are ALWAYS postings between the two large corporations; Multicare and Franciscan. Between them there are 9 Hospitals. ...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  21. Im in the cool kids club!!!!
    Thank you! And I just got a call yesterday saying I start on May 6th! So exciting!! -emerjensee
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Im in the cool kids club!!!!
    When are you starting? I'm hoping to get going in the next two weeks or so!! I'd be fun to share our learning experiences as whatnot! Best of luck! -emerjensee
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Im in the cool kids club!!!!
    Yahoo!! I absolutely feel your excitement! I'm currently doing the HR tango at the moment and I absolutely HATE this waiting game!! So thrilling! I bet you can't wait to get on the floor! What...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Thoughts on starting off in the ER as a new grad?
    I just graduated last month and passed my NCLEX 2 weeks ago. Tomy absolutely delight I got hired onto a Level II ED and should be starting in the next few weeks. I will be going through a 12 week...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. ACLS class as a student? good or pointless?
    I feel it definitely helped me understand my course curriculum better. However, I just interviewed for an ER Residency position and the manager really wasn't SUPER impressed I had gotten it since...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance