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  1. Buretrols or Not
    Thanks everyone for your replies and input. We are currently using the Alaris pumps. Our rationale has also been to prevent inadvertant fluid overload in the younger population. The only problem...
    Jan 7, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Buretrols or Not
    Can I please find out how many of you are still using buretrols on your pediatric population? Is there a cut-off age where you stop using them? If you don't use them, when did you stop? We...
    Jan 5, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Requesting Help...turn around times for chemotherapy
    I am hoping that the oncology community can help me. I am in need of information regarding the turn around times for receiving chemotherapy. I am interested in the amount of time it takes...
    Oct 19, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. Pedi Nurses doing Adult chemo
    At the hospital I work, they have started to do adult chemo. The Pedi Onc dept has been in place for over 17 years but the adult dept was shifted to another hospital about 12 years ago. Now with...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
    It has been years since I last took the exam (used to have to retest to renew every four years). But the best advice I can give you is relax. Know your side effects and not just the top...
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  6. Chemo Certification
    I think people are confusing the term "certification" with "provider" and "local inhouse certification". You can become certified through ONS or APHON. These are national tests that give a...
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  7. Direct admits w/ fever and neutropenia
    We have a physician that gives into our parents and direct admits patients to our inpatient unit. While we understand the ER is not fun for anyone, it is the feeling of the staff that a febrile...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  8. Oncology competencies framework
    We are currently undergoing an update of competencies and practices. Would love to see yours. Chris
    Feb 12, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  9. Pedi Oncology question
    No BMT...basic peds hem/onc with some clean med surg overflow. We have Hepa filters in all patient rooms but that is it. Chris
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  10. Pedi Oncology question
    Fairly new to this site but thought I would ask a few questions and learn from others. I have recently been placed in a position of writing or re-writing policy and procedures for my unit. Even...
    Jan 27, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing