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  1. You know you are going to have an interesting day when you get report that . . .
    I hope that's not what you do. 0.67 of a tablet = about 2/3 of a tablet. If you gave the patient "all but 0.67 ml" of that mixture, you just gave the patient over 9/10ths of the medication.
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Patients who can do ADLs but want nurses to
    My line to solve this little problem is "Here at {name of hospital where I work], we like to encourage patients to do as MUCH for THEMSELVES as they can." This simple little phrase has worked every...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Charting Bloopers
    We give Tylenol IV all the time - most of the time it works better than narcotics post-op. The brand name is Ofirmev.
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Starting Salary [new grad]?
    South Texas (everyone complains about working here if they're not from here but I like it) BSN (no difference in pay from ADNs) Med-Surg/Telemetry Day shift Less than 1 year experience (started...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. 2nd degree nurses
    I was a high school teacher (for 1 year) before I decided to go back to nursing school. Nursing had always been an interest of mine, and after dabbling in teaching, I discovered very quickly it was...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New RN, 3 weeks into orientation, total screw up.
    I am relatively new as well, only been at the bedside since January of this year, but what everyone else has been saying is so true: at first, you feel like every medication you give, every adverse...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. wonky Adenocard prescription
    oops...that was a mistype...long day/week. I meant heart rate >150!
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. wonky Adenocard prescription
    This is going to be a question/rant. I had a patient the other day (I work in Tele) with a heart rate sustaining in the 130's-140's and the attending cardiologist was VERY rude to me after I...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. UTMB BACC2 Spring 2012
    @AC123TX: Most of my classmates are already well into their job search, and several have gotten their first interview. I haven't heard of anyone actually getting a job yet, but I'm sure that will...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. UTMB BACC2 Spring 2012
    I am, and I'm almost done! December 7th is my last scheduled clinical day. Woo hoo!!! :lol2:Now just gotta pass NCLEX and find a job!
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. UTMB BACC2 Spring 2012
    I used Apartments Galveston...very helpful. Their website (with phone number) is Doesn't look like much, but they found me a reasonably priced, decent apartment on VERY...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. UTMB BACC2 Spring 2012
    Not true on the grants. UTMB offers institutional scholarships and grants that you should DEFINITELY apply for. They give them out regardless of degree history. They require your parents' tax info...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing