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  1. Current issues in the PACU --looking for Calif. nurses and others input
    I work PACU in Idaho. If that's close enough to Cali for you .....
    Nov 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. e-mar scanning in PACU
    We just found out we will be going to this soon. We are a rural hospital w/out Pharmacy on site 24hr/day, so we have these questions and a lot of others (r/t first dose pharm checks, ect) So I would...
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  3. Creative Staffing Solutions for PACU
    Exaclty. There are people who LOVE call and want to get as much as they can so our full time people rarely have to take more than 2 shifts, if that.
    Aug 18, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  4. Creative Staffing Solutions for PACU
    Also, forgot to add, we have several ICU/ER nurses that have oriented to PACU who take call in addition to our regular staff.
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  5. Creative Staffing Solutions for PACU
    Our PACU splits it into 8 hour shifts and posts a calander for everyone to self schedule their shifts. It works very well for us. Everyone is required to take atleast 2 shifts, but some take as many...
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  6. morbid question about post mortem care
    Morbid answer: Ive rolled up a towel and propped it closed until they stiffen up just a bit. Depends on how much time you have tho....
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. question for endo, PACU, OR, OPS, and other nurses!
    We do one pre-op too.
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Anyone applied or applying to ISU BS to MSN program?
    I'm planning on applying to the AS-MSN this fall at ISU so i'd be interested in any information too!
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: Idaho Nursing
  9. Adn Curriculum- No Chemistry?
    Most ADN programs here in Arkansas don't require Chem. That's a bachelor's prereq.
    Jan 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Health assessment course in Arkansas(Little Rock)
    ASU offers a health assessment in the spring and summer, but it is undergraduate so I'm not sure if that would help you. It's also a weekly/daily class.
    Jan 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. HESI Exam Poll (Please Respond)
    Arkansas State University - AASN The HESI is our clinical final (20% of grade) in the last semester. You get 2 chances to make a 900. If you don't make it you still graduate, but you must take a...
    Dec 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What's your holiday bonus?
    $100 + turkey/ham/fruit basket of your choice Needless to say I was very very very happy!
    Dec 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 22 inch Littmann?
    Thanks, I think that unanimously answers the question! One last thing, Is there a difference in the Master Cardiology and the STC other than those little grips on the head?
    Nov 27, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 22 inch Littmann?
    I am going to be getting a new stethoscope (a Littmann, either the Master Cardiology or the Cardiology STC). Right now I have a 27" Littman Master Classic II. Does anyone have a 22 inch Littmann?...
    Nov 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Help Me Find A Website
    That's it. Thanks so much!
    Sep 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Help Me Find A Website
    Hello, I'm trying to find a website I found several months ago. I think it was linked in a thread, but can't find it doing a search. It has unusual xrays, cts, mris, ect. The one I remember was...
    Sep 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Would this discourage you?
    I don't think you can CLEP after you have taken a course. But if you CAN that would be one way to go. Community College is a good idea too. Same content, less $$$
    Sep 11, '06
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Computers/Laptops
    I have a powerbook G4 15" and absolutely love it. I have Microsoft Office on it, plus all the great mac programs and it works wonderful for school. I wouldn't ever get a windows pc again.
    Dec 26, '05
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  19. Nurse anesthetist re-used needles at Norman clinic, report states
    Did anyone notice the date on the article is 2002? I wonder what happened with the lawsuit?
    Nov 11, '05
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Methodist Hopsital Summer Student Program
    Hello everyone, I am finishing my 2nd semseter of ADN now, will be done with 3 of 4 next May. I plan to work in ICU after graduation, possibly at the local hopital, but am also seriously considered...
    Oct 28, '05
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. Change with scrub design...
    I have something to say about small, short people. I am 5'2", petiete all over. I have so much trouble finding scrubs to fit. I usually end up in an XS top, which is too big and makes me look FAT,...
    Oct 1, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Antidepressant PRN
    Thanks! I figured it must have some other use that I couldn't find. That makes sense.
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. Antidepressant PRN
    Hello, I have a patient in clinical tomorrow on two antidepressants, Prozac and Desyril. The Desyril is PRN, Prozac is daily. Can someone explain the rational of a PRN antidepressant to me? I...
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. 3 weeks into nsg program, he wants to quit...
    I am 19, and in my second semester of ADN. When I was reading your post I wondered "if he can't motivate and apply himself in school, will he be a good and safe nurse?" Maybe he will be. But if this...
    Sep 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Commute time?
    I drive over 2 hours a day for school. It's more time than that if it rains, snows, or I get behind a school bus or slow-poke. I try and NOT think about school while I drive. I use that time to...
    Sep 17, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)