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sailornurse has 39 years experience and specializes in ER/Tele, Med-Surg, Faculty, Urgent Care.

Education: LPN,ADN, BSN,MSN-FNP Gulf War Vet

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  1. 2 month vaccination question

    What were your clinicals for your practicum for pediatrics consisting of? It's concerning that you're referencing only for case studies for pediatrics. Look at the ACIP (advisory committee on immunization practices) for more information.
  2. Need help with swallowing Myfortic tablets

    I was searching and it looks like they make a suspension form of this medication. You probably have to see if the pharmacy locally carries it . Nice job as a patient advocate.
  3. 2 month vaccination question

    You do realize they are combination vaccines on the market? Theycombine up to five different ones. For the two months vaccine most of the time it's like Pediarix so you're combining either HepB or Hib With polio & DtaP. and then Rotavirus is oral...
  4. FNP to WHNP

    And her first post she says her ultimate goal is to be a WHNP. Then she starts talking about CNM. Of course family nurse practitioners don't deliver babies.
  5. Nurse Resigns by Sending 'I Quit' Cake to Her Employer

    Stigma is the opposite of respect. What did you mean to say?
  6. Navy Nurse Candidate Program 2018

    If you post under the government/military forum you'll probably get better responses.
  7. FNP to WHNP

    But FNP we do women's health, we do the prenatal the postpartum if you want to learn putting in IUDs you can do that so I'm not sure family nurse petitioners need to do women's health as post masters, I think we got it covered.
  8. about private lvn school??

    Do a search here on Vista college. I have posted about how they were in trouble with the board of nursing in Texas I taught at Las Cruces New Mexico campus and they had to redo the curriculum and start over. During that time they were prevented from...
  9. Why join Sigma Theta Tau?

    I've been invited to join three different times and it turned it down because it seems like that's all they want is their money they don't meet they don't do any community service I really don't know what they do. I was invited as a BSN students as a...
  10. To Enroll or Not to Enroll (MedTech)?

    Medical assistant is not part of nursing profession. Is this a for profit school? How much is the cost?
  11. Moms who pump at work?

    Agree with all the posters. I used on Madella pump that I rented with the Y set up so I could pump both breasts in 10 minutes. To build up your supply, pump after you breast-feed. You can get 1 ounce from each breat & you start freezing up so th...
  12. isn't acetaminophen tylenol? HELP

    Welcome to AN, I see you just joined today. Are you a student? LPN or RN & is this your first semester? Are you taking pharmacology currently? Analgesics can be given ORALLY which is the primary route. Aspirin is contraindicated in children due t...
  13. HM to Any Nursing Program

    Prior enlisted can apply for the navy nurse candidate program. I taught in the BSN program and I had a former Navy enlisted go direct commission through the navy nurse candidate program. Last time I heard from him he was at the airport on his way to ...
  14. Navy Medical Enlisted Program

    There is a forum called government and military you could try posting there. Under Specialties. Mods please bump this to that forum.
  15. Help me understand an Ampule

    Ampules are tamperproof. Some medications in contact with rubber stoppers or plastic can be absorbed by the materials so glass is better. What medication are you getting your mom and why is she not receiving it the office of her provider? And when yo...