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  1. Help I need to Interview a Nurse Manager, Case Manager Practicing NP
    Advocacy can be defined as: pleading a cause on behalf of another, such as a nurse pleading for better care of a patient or for the patient's desires to be honored. Most nurses take this role very...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  2. radiology nurse? im need of some enlightenment
    I started in Radiology Nursing about 8 years ago and have gone worked from staff nurse to supervisor and now am the Nurse Manager of Imaging Services. There are a couple of considerations that...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  3. CTAC's
    We offer CTAC's (CT Angiogram - Cardiac) currently as scheduled procedures (outpatient) and in very specific circumstances for inpatients when special arrangements are made by the ordering physicians...
    Jan 30, '09
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  4. time out documentation
    We require a "green sheet" which is how we document our facilities time-out process on any procedure that in considered invasive, aside from the administration of Contrast. We would also include any...
    Apr 27, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  5. Do your nurses assume total care for ICU patients
    We assume total care of CCU/ICU patients when they come to Interventional Radiology only, including transporting the patient from the unit down to our area. If the patient is coming down to CT,...
    Apr 18, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  6. Pushing 50mg of IV Lopressor? Tell me no !
    I attended a Coronary CTA Seminar in August. They routinely push 50mg lopressor and even go as high as 100 mg of Lopressor for coronary CTA's and then monitor the patient for only 30 minutes prior...
    Jan 27, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  7. Hot pack or Cold pack for CT contrast infiltration?
    The ACR (American College of Radiology) acknowledges that there is no medical evidence to support cold or warm compresses for infiltrations. On their website they have a "Manual on Contrast...
    Aug 9, '07
    Forum: Radiology Nursing