Achoo! LPN

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Achoo! is a LPN and specializes in Urgent Care.

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  1. I want to know about medical assisting field

    Here in WI MA's are utilized in clinics. The duties can include all of the front office work, but they are usually utilized in the back office. Duties include patient check in with vital signs, assisting the doctor with exams, minor procedures, blood...
  2. z track injections

    Vistaril is cery caustic to the tissues, so I always Z track when giving Demerol./Vistaril injections.
  3. What exactly does a Resource Nurse Do?

    Our resource nurses work day or PM shifts. They only take a pt load if someone is sick or we get alot of admissions. They take off orders, assist with the codes in ER, assist where needed, take an admission if it is busy, do rounds with the MD's, and...
  4. Vitamin K - IV route & clarifications

    I have given it IV piggyback, but never push. Definately document everything.
  5. On-Line Classes through WI Tech Schools

    I took Pharmacology and Maternal/child through MATC, and management through Western tech college. If you are a visual learner, I'd recommend taking the Health Alterations in class. The lectures and slides made all the difference for me. The others I ...
  6. Wound/Lymphedema Nurses

    I am thinking of applying for a position at a new Wound/ Lymphedema clinic that was just built. I only have med/surg experience. Could someone explain all of the duties and skills involved in this type of job? It sounds very interesting. Thanks in ad...
  7. My first Code Blue!

    They decided to let him go once he got to the other hospital. I coudln't imagine a good qulaity of life the way he was when he left. I'm sure iot was for the best. It was a great learning experience though and we know that we did all we could.
  8. Need information on Meditech???

    Meditech is a computer software program used by hospitals. I do not know if there is anything online avaiable for teaching purposes. I was taught on the job during my first week of orientation.
  9. My first Code Blue!

    One person on my floor ( Med surg) is the " code nurse" for the shift. That means if we get a code, we go down and supposedly our job is to stand back and be the messenger between what is going on in the trauma room with the family, since they have E...
  10. Learning IVs

    I work med/surg and we always have opportunities. Direct admits need 1st lines, but there are also patients whose lines go bad, or it has been 4 days and they need a fresh one.
  11. Med-Surg

    I have been on my own for 3 weeks now on med surg. Here we call it the " trenches". It's alot. Alot of patients, alot of new orders, alot of tests, labs, surgeries, hanging blood, and most people have many health problems, nit just what they are in f...
  12. How do I Find a Job in a Doctor's Office?

    Check out the employee opportunities listed with your local hospital websites. Most of them are affiliated.
  13. Shifts at your hospital? (all 7-7)

    Day 6:30-3:30 PM 2:30-11:30 Nights 11:30-7:30
  14. FUN thread! how many months are you into your first year?

    1/21/08 Med/surg/peds and still feel I don't know much! LOL
  15. Most Common IV Push Meds on Med-Surg

    Lasix, morphine, narcan, phenergan, benadryl. Those are the biggies.