CamperNurse

CamperNurse ADN, RN

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CamperNurse is a ADN, RN and specializes in IMCU.

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  1. So, I am a new grad and newly licensed RN who went straight into an RN-BSN program and will be doing my Community Health clinical hours in a COVID vaccine clinic. My question is about IM vaccine administration. I was taught the z-track method, b...
  2. Clinicals Advice

    Congrats on starting clinicals! Here are a few things I wish I had known/ learned the hard way/ knew but was still taken aback by in my first semester of Clinicals: 1. Even if you can't administer a medication, if your nurse is willing to direct...
  3. Got The Vaccine! Share Your Experience

    Got the Moderna Vaccine on New Year's eve. It was a bit more uncomfortable than a flu shot. Shoulder was sore at the injection site and I found the fluid going in to be mildly uncomfortable. I had notable pain and tenderness in my deltoid around the ...
  4. IMCU

    Thank you to everyone who has replied! I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences.
  5. IMCU

    Thanks for the info! I did get the job, yay! I have not begun the residency yet, but will soon. I have so many questions! I wish they would send out all details now. How long have you worked in IMCU/IMU/Step-down? As far as I know, the unit I ...
  6. Thanks for sharing this. I agree with you, intent is very important.
  7. I know this has been said already but, here is my 2 cents: If you are not violating HIPAA, If you do not post information that could result in someone figuring out something they shouldn't and, thus, a HIPAA violation, If what you post...
  8. Wilderness Medicine

    thankyou! fitting in hikes that long with a career will be a challenge, but hey I'm going to try.
  9. Wilderness Medicine

    OK, so even though you are an RN you are able to work under a different license (or just certification?). What are the potential legal ramifications of working below your licensure level in this situation or are there any? Note: I am a new nurse so t...
  10. Wilderness Medicine

    So I love to camp and hike... like LOVE (have you read my UN?). One of my life goals is to become a triple crown hiker and I was wondering what opportunities there are to transition/ utilize my nursing license/ skills in a wilderness setting are? ...