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  1. Adult nurses- please weigh in on bedside rounding!
    I also participate in multidisciplinary rounds once a day (usually sometime between 9-11am) with charge RN, bedside RN, case manager, MD, physical therapy, and a pharmacist at the patient's bedside.
    Jan 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What Baffles You?
    When a patient does 3 lines of coke and then comes to the ED with chest pain... What did you think would happen??
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Survey about med administration for a class
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. PCCN - I failed by 10 questions
    Some advice I found helpful! 1. Look on the AACN's website at their practice alerts (re: pain, alarm fatigue, etc.) 2. Buy the SAE & practice exam ?s from their website, very helpful. More...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Medications 6x a day question
    Def agree with Pepper The Cat! For example, I think I've given Sinemet at 6:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 6:30pm, 10:30pm... or something similar to that.
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Best place to buy scrubs online??
    Allheart has a big selection of scrubs in all price ranges. But what I like most about allheart is that it also has different sizes (for instance xxs, or xs tall) that some online scrub stores don't...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
    Medsurg, up to 5 pts with hourly blood sugar checks and titration at times... Blah!
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. Attn: RN Preceptors - questions for you
    What do you look for in a new grad that will demonstrate he/she is going to make a good nurse? I think a new nurse or really any nurse should be a team player and flexible, sometimes things change...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Fall Reduction Programs
    Hi, I've worked at a facility that used their "TABS Professional Monitor with Voice/Reset Button" and found them extremely helpful. We would hang them up to the wall or on the back of chair, one cord...
    May 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. Starting PCCN process
    I'm just starting to study for the PCCN as well, and I definitely agree with you that it's tough getting back in study mode after being out of college for 2 years. I'm using the same review/practice...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. I am tiny and need help finding scrubs that will actually fit!
    MedCouture makes an XXS that fits me perfect, but they are super hard to find. I also wear NuDimension scrub pants XS, Dickies Hip Flip XS, Koi Lindsey pants XXS... For tops, I've had my mom stitch...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. Patient requests
    My favorite is after doing hourly rounds or giving a medication, I ask "Is there anything else I can do for you while I'm here?" They answer nope, then the call light goes off 5 minutes later to...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. New Grad, pretty sure Med/Surg not for me
    I worked on a med-surg unit and was cross trained to our maternity (post-partum) unit so I could float when it's super busy and when they have call outs. Since I stayed in the same institution, it...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. RN pay at Melrose Wakefield Hospital
    Evenings $2.50, Nights $5 and weekends are $2 I think. New grad RNs start at $30
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing