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  1. Graduation pushed back a year due to failing a semester!

    Are you out of school until the fall? Get a Saunders NCLEX reveiw book. (To some the book is overwhelmingly thick, Don't worry your goal is to practice questions not read the entire book.) Near the front of the book read the test taking strategies...
  2. Help with Nursing Diagnosis

    When I was in school one of our books to purchase was "Mosby's Sixth Edition Nursing Diagnosis Handbook". I was so consumed reading and studying for nursing tests by the time I got to looking at this book I was exhausted and found this book overwhelm...
  3. Priority Nursing DX

    Maybe it would help if you think of this patient as someone close to you a parent or grandparent. What comes to mind why an 80yr.old with asthma might be in the ED in respiratory distress? For me I would think knowledge deficient, poor health mainte...
  4. Help with Nursing Diagnosis

    R/t or in other words what is going on with the heart that is causing the decreased cardiac output. As you have noted your evidence is HR 108 and BP 162/88. Decreased Cardiac Output, r/t, altered HR and altered afterload, AEB HR 108 bpm and BP 162/88...
  5. I will try to help you understand this problem and then you can work it out. If you still have questions then post back. K = Potassium V-cillin K = an antibiotic (Potassium salts of penicillin) As you know p.o. is oral so you will be giving an oral a...
  6. What site to buy books???

    Fetchbook.info a search engine of online booksellers. lets you compare prices and find the lowest prices.
  7. Med calculation question

    The drug you are working with is an antibiotic and can come as a small vial of powder that you add 3 or 4 mL of liquid to or a large (100 mL) 1g or 2g piggyback bottle. If a small vial of 2g cefepime is constituted with 4mL of liquid and your order...
  8. Know that you are not alone there must be other nurses in the building on other units that you can call for questions. Find out where the extension numbers are for the other units. Before you ask another nurse though see if you can find the answer to...
  9. Wow! Thanks for the response. I really appreciate you taking the time to answer. Sounds like you are a hard working CNA who cares and works as a team with the nurse. Just curious what are some of the things you do to help the nurse? I can't imagine...
  10. New job and nervous as all you know what...

    You say you are afraid you may be late getting folks to dinner I am guessing you are working rehab or Assisted Living. Just remember you won't be all alone. Hopefully you will have a nurse who knows the residents well. Before tuesday write down spec...
  11. I am an LPN in an Assisted Living and thought I was doing things to be helpful to the CNA's. However recent feedback has me wondering if I am helping enough or too much:rolleyes: I would love to hear from any ALF CNA's (3-11 shift or any shift) abo...
  12. Hi, To All, Thanks in advance for all advice. (ALF 3-11 shift) Ratio: 1 nurse, 1 CNA to 40. Am interested to know from other ALF nurses how much help are you able to give your CNA and still finish your own work on time? OR To ask this a different w...
  13. RN TO BSN looking for community volunteer ideas

    What is the criteria for your volunteer work? Does it have to incorporate nursing skills or just be community volunteer hours? Some of the volunteer activities I have done over the years and some of the things my nursing school classmates did are: Vo...
  14. LPN's can you advise me about what generally to expect on a skills test and pharmacology test to apply for a home health agency. I recently called a home health agency to inquire if they hire LPN's with no prior experience. They said yes and come fil...
  15. Top 3 Qualities of an LPN

    Hi to all reading this, What would you consider to be the Top 3 Qualities of an LPN? ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ I have obtained jobs over the years with my top 3 qualities of Honest, Dependable and Trustworthy. When ...