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  1. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    26 y/o female RN, BSN, CCRN. TX Christian University grad.
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  2. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    Several years ago, I visited a physician for additional tests and symptoms of low thyroid. This was one of the messages I received from the MA: ...The longer you are on the medication, it should...
    Jul 31, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. High-Value and Low-Value Patients
    I've seen the pink ribbon on a six-pack of an alcoholic limeade beverage. Weird, especially since ETOH consumption linked to breast CA risk.
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Describe your med pass!
    Two nurses pass meds to two shifts of 225 campers and counselors at breakfast, one lunch (not many meds passed at lunch) and dinner meds for 450+. (Not every camper gets meds.) One nurse does sick...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  5. Dr Oz's show on antidepressants...your thoughts?
    Within the last year or so, Dr. Oz hosted a show about the risk of stroke with antidepressants. The weird thing is, it was about MAO inhibitors. I've seen LOTS of charts and medical records, and...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Best Nursing Shoes/Sneakers
    Try the ones recommended from the other posts, as it all depends what's comfortable for you. I have a somewhat flat foot and wear Danskos for the awesome arch support. Other than being exhausted,...
    Feb 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Are doctor offices likely to hire new grad RNs?
    OR has 8-hour shifts. I've heard Psych does, too.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Online RN to BSN - DFW area.  Texas Tech?
    I've heard good things about Texas Tech's program in Lubbock, and mixed reviews for UTA. If you don't mind, please share the approximate cost of your program.
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. Can someone explain how a study group is at all effective?
    One thing you need to beware of is incorrect information. Ultimately, YOU need to understand the information, because YOU will take the test independently - without the study group. Learning the...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Was I Inappropriate
    I was told it was a HIPAA violation to inquire on a patient's status by any means (by contacting the patient or his/her family, asking staff, or searching hospital records) when the patient been...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. New Sub Nurse
    Does anyone have any pearls of wisdom for a soon-to-be sub school nurse? Would appreciate it!
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Hourly pay to per diem
    Is there a formula or rule of thumb to calculate per diem/PRN pay based on my current hourly pay? I'm an RN with two years' experience
    Jan 27, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. What makes a successful OR nurse?
    Would appreciate some advice from experienced OR nurses. Have been in this specialty 1 1/2 years, straight out of nursing school. Have school-age kids, so the eight-hour shifts worked well with my...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Have you heard about DJ Sullivan?
    Not sure what their goals were....quality improvement, I think. I was new to the hospital after they'd arrived. They also had a heavy hand in orientation. This is a pedi hospital, and from...
    Nov 25, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Have you heard about DJ Sullivan?
    DJS consulted for about six months. They were not well-received by the OR nurses, especially the well-seasoned ones. Fiscal cutbacks were not implemented. I do not know what the hospital's...
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing