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  1. Completing the Australian RN application
    Ok..So I am confused about a few requirements on the application 1. On question #11 What are the details of your qualifications and examinations/assessments? What is this referring to? NCLEX?...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  2. Central line BSI prevention
    we have been using curos port protectors for the last 3 months (maybe a little less). They are impregnated with 70% isopropyl alcohol, and they say as long as you place a new cap after each port...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. Wrong side/omitted procedure
    OP stated she was in pain, and wanting to be out of pain won out above all other sensibilities or nursing knowledge. She was in fact a patient and the responsibility was on the OR nurse to act as the...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. South University
    bump. Anyone?
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. A Diabetic rant
    I am one who will admit being very hesitant to give any kind of insulin for BS=56. While I would intervene and follow the hypoglycemia protocol, I would definitely notify the MD and make sure the BS...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  6. Just let go from job and can't focus on boards!
    Do you qualify for unemployment? What about Cobra? I realize it is expensive but if you need medical insurance for your child.. Also.. I realize there are 'no' jobs in FL for RNs, but I am sure you...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Calling all current cns students
    I start in August.
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  8. Which FNP programs are the shortest?
    I heard Union university in TN has a 14 month program. Good luck in your search
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Where to take Advanced patho, pharmacology and health assessment
    For the benefit of those planning on a future application to grad school and would like to become more competitive, which schools allow you to take the core courses (Advanced pathophysiology,...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. St Joseph College of Maine Reviews
    saw that too.. I think they may be too back logged with applications and requiring cohorts for clinicals. It was obviously too good to last.
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Wait listed for FNP program but offered admission to CNS program
    Thanks! I looked at the course plan for both programs and CNS students take Advanced Patho and Health Assessment in the fall with the FNP students (there's a CNS clinical component in that term, but...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  12. Wait listed for FNP program but offered admission to CNS program
    I got waitlisted to the FNP program I had applied to, and they said they still have spots open in their Adult/Gero CNS program that I could get right into then do a post masters FNP cert. I have...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  13. Sometimes You Just Don't See It Coming
    wow. Thank you
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Learn from my STUPID mistake
    If you find you PEG tube clogged and will be attempting to unclog, always wear some glasses, a mask, a gown, and if at all possible, a hairnet. Also, cover as much of the patient as you can to...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. University of Alabama Huntsville FNP
    I have not seen any discussion about this program on AN. Has anyone applied or been through the program? Does anyone have any feedback good or bad? I am considering applying there, but I wonder...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. University of Alabama Huntsville FNP
    I have not seen any discussion about this program on AN. Has anyone applied or been through the program? Does anyone have any feedback good or bad? I am considering applying there, but I wonder why...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Patients overstaying their welcome in hospitals
    I just watched Rock Center with Brian Williams tonight on NBC and he had a story about patients in hospitals that are no longer receiving acute care, but stay for years because they do not have...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Best Nursing Shoes/Sneakers
    I have these....I hate them!!! I am getting splinters after wearing them. After a long shift in them, I can barely feel my legs. I have given them 5 months, and am done with them. Not worth the money...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Job induced illness
    Hey AN! My job is making me sick!! For real. The last three weeks, I have been having major abdominal, back and chest pains. The real stuff, not imagined. I had the flu so initially I just ...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management
  20. Legal issues with only having one RN on the floor
    Accepting this kind of an assignment is asking for the board to take your license, a family to max out the payout on your malpractice, and for you to burn out STAT! I know jobs are hard to come by...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Anyone else the QUIET nurse?
    This is exactly why I am quiet. The loud people are gossiping about other staff members, and as soon as they have any info on you, they will gossiping about you. So, I am extremely cautious about...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Reading the news has a way of crushing your spirit
    Hospital: Mom booted from ER who died in jail was treated appropriately ...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Clinical hours question, how many?
    Thanks for asking this question Mrmike. I am researching and applying to NP programs and I have seen anywhere from 540 to 860 clinical hour requirements. That's a pretty large gap. I am leaning...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. WGU MSN
    Wow! 4real? Have you attended WGU? Coz it sounds like you are talking about a whole different program.
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  25. What motivates you to go to work every day?
    Rent, my son, sallie mae, my car loan, and the all important food for my belly
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion