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  1. Dysrhythmias - Help!!
    Free ECG Simulator! - SkillSTAT I encourage all my students to use this....good luck !
    Oct 24
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Just passed the TNCC today! Ask me anything :)
    Hello all, I am an ICU nurse and I just passed the TNCC today. If anyone has any questions ask away!
    Jul 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Scope of Practice for MA RN's
    Hello All ~ I have been a nurse in NH for 3 years and recently accepted a job in Boston. I am looking to see what the important scope of practice differences there may be between these two...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  4. First Management Position
    Wow, I just posted this exact same question! I have not accepted the job yet, though. CLTNURSE13, are you happy with the choice you made? Like you, I have reservations about the transition and...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Management
  5. CNM Opportunity...opinions needed
    Hello Fellow Nurses :) I have an opportunity to become a clinical nurse manager on a medical-surgical unit within my hospital. However, cardiac and ICU nursing is my passion. This CNM opportunity...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Management
  6. Senior Clinical Ideas
    Hi Nonyvole, Thanks for the game idea! That sounds fun and won't put everyone to sleep. I will definitely give it a try!
    Jul 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Senior Clinical Ideas
    This is an awesome idea. Thank you!!! :)
    Jul 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Senior Clinical Ideas
    Hello Everyone :-) I will be teaching senior nursing students this fall and I am looking for ideas to make pre and post conference beneficial for them. I know there is a ton of threads on this...
    Jul 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Nursing Supervisor salary
    Hello everyone :) Just curious on the average salary of a nursing supervisor in LTC with two years nursing experience. It is in the state of New Hampshire. Thanks in advance!!! :)
    Jun 24, '14
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. Are swan-ganz (PAC) still around in your area?
    Yes we still have them! All fresh hearts get them no matter what, rarely used for anything else.
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. Critical Care Course prior to ICU job
    You have tele - that counts! It lists the acceptable units that are able to take it. It's certainly easier if your an ICU nurse because you see the content more frequently but I was a PCU/tele RN...
    Feb 17, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. The lowest O2 saturation I've ever seen
    Lowest Pao2 I ever saw was high 20's....ECMO, CCRT, you name it he had it....but he lived :)
    Feb 16, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. ICU Charge Nurse with Patient Assignment
    Charge never has an assignment, ever. They will help where needed but they are also part of the RRT for the entire hospital.
    Feb 16, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Critical Care Course prior to ICU job
    Get certified either CCRN or PCCN - I recommend CCRN if you are interested. Each place is different but in my ICU there is only a handful of CCRN nurses so when I applied I stood out and got the...
    Feb 16, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. How do I get my CCRN?
    Go to the AACN website that has all the info on how to see if you qualify to sit for the test and how to sign up for the test :)
    Feb 15, '14
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. did i fluid overload her to death??
    Even though it seems like a small amount of fluid sometimes that's all it takes to tip the scale and throw someone into full blown flash pulmonary edema. Also, weakened or irritable hearts are more...
    Feb 12, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  17. did i fluid overload her to death??
    Why did the resident prescribe that? It sounds like she went into a massive fluid overload. As for warning signs, she did have them - restlessness and dyspnea. All the CPR in the world won't remove...
    Feb 11, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  18. CCRN Question
    Yes you should be just fine. It outlines the various nursing that qualifies you to sit for the exam on the AACN website. Good luck :)
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Anyone ever taken the CSC exam?
    Hi Everyone.... Thinking about taking the CSC exam, does anyone have any experience with this test? Good review books, how the test was, etc? Any advice is appreciated :)
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Need advice about ICU job switch!
    Bump!!!! Any advice welcome :)
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Just passed CCRN ask me anything!
    I've only been a nurse for a year and a half but you have to make sure you get your hourly requirements in order to take test. I don't remember any select all that apply questions but there were...
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. CCRN
    Kaplan CCRN review book and take an AACN review course! you can search for some in your area on their website :)
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  23. Just passed CCRN ask me anything!
    Hi everyone, I used the Kaplan CCRN review book to study and took a AACN review course which you can find near you on their website. I have actually never worked in ICU other than a 6 month ICU...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  24. Just passed CCRN ask me anything!
    Hello fellow nurses!! I just passed the CCRN on Thursday and I am open to any questions any of you have about the test or studying!! Good luck to all of you :)
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  25. Need advice about ICU job switch!
    Hello fellow nurses! I need some advice on a job switch. I have worked in a CVSU/CCU for a year and a half and I absolutely love it. I am full time with benefits but I don't take them, only...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing