OhioCCRN MSN, NP

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OhioCCRN has 11 years experience as a MSN, NP and specializes in SICU.

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    NP residency and salaries

    Do you have a DOI for those articles? Cant seem to find them and I'm interested in your methodology and outcomes
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    No Jobs For New Grads Despite RN Time?!

    I applied for my ACNP job in January, interviewed and accepted the job Mid-Feb. You have to apply before graduation- at least 4 months if not more. Also my CCRN/leadership stuff was important during the interview but I doubt its going to make much of...
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    What was your first AGACNP job?

    New Grad NP here- My first job is a Critical Care NP- I also did AG-ACNP- and I've never heard of clinic work being an option (unless you're working with a specialty service). Take heart, there are jobs out there- especially for acute care- Maybe its...
  4. To the OP: You have to review the orders because it is LITERALLY YOUR JOB! Providers have multiple patients across different services, You just did a head to toe and you know the patient best, how is this not your job to make sure discharge instructi...
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    Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

    A machine that should never have been programmed to allow an override for such a dangerous med. Ours are programmed only to allow override for things like NS, D50, Epi ampules. No narcs, benzos and most definitely not paralytics. I disagree with tha...
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    Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

    this is a terrible idea! Severe restrictions of a nurses scope , not to mention the time wasted getting pharmacy to get a medication up to the unit in a timely fashion.. is this a small ICU?
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    Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

    because in a fast paced ICU, you cant always have a witness to grab intubation meds. In the same way that studies show that double verification insulin and heparin does not significantly reduce errors
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    2017 application cycle

    Great thread. Applied to KSU for AGACNP. I like putting all my eggs in one basket :)
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    Case Western -Ohio Interview

    Hi everyone! looking to hear from people who were interviewed for CWRU Nurse Anesthesia program. - how was the interview? -in general, what was the direction of questions? - did you hear back re: the results of your interview? -how did you prepare?
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    Can RNs in CA give Propofol??

    I work in a high acuity SICU and I push propofol. During RSI the RN usually pushes the medication (prop/Roc). the only caveat is that anesthesiology is ready to establish an airway during RSI. If the airway is already established, we are allowed to ...
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    Max on Levophed?

    i know this thread is 3 years old but holy crap! a chest tube on 20 of peep? ouch! lung explosion is all i can picture!!
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    ICU ingenuity? Tricks of the trade?

    *bump
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    Swan-Ganz - CCRN exam

    Yes.. otherwise known as the PA catheter... maybe thats how it is listed?
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    How do you sign your credentials?

    This was a joke I was clearly not being serious I understand that ACLS and BLS are not part of a title ( which is why I prefaced it with a wink)
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    How do you sign your credentials?

    [emoji6][emoji6] Ohio, BSN, RN, CCRN , (ACLS, BLS)