AgentBeast BSN, RN

Cardiology and ER Nursing

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AgentBeast has 8 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Cardiology and ER Nursing.

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  1. What unit at MetroHealth? When I was hired on it was a sloppy mess.
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    Microscopic UA and UTI question

    Leukocyte Esterase and Nitrites on UA with bacteria on Micro are indicative of UTI.
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    Passed the PCCN 8/30/2020

    Having taken and passed the PCCN, CCRN, Cardiac Medical Subspeciality, and CEN exams. The CEN is by far the hardest of the bunch.
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    Cleveland Clinic Nurse Residency

    I went through the Residency program back when they were piloting it over 6 years ago. It's much different now from what I hear. Left working there after 2.5 years.
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    RNs giving patient lab results.

    Better question is why was a presumed septic patient discharged from an ICU without the blood cultures and urine cultures being resulted?
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    Nicotine Screen Austin

    They will tell you whether or not they test for contine (a nicotine metabolite) should you be a candidate for a position. Otherwise who cares?
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    Letting a license lapse

    No real consequences what so ever. What you would need to do should you ever choose t reactivate that license varies from state to state.
  8. The Nazi's at the concentration camps were just doing their jobs and how did that work out for them?
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    Duty to inform?

    Ohio Has a law that sex offenders must register with the county sheriff and then deputies verify that address and a mailing goes out to any residence within a 1000' radius along with their location going into a public database.
  10. Patients will refuse all sorts of stuff. Patients have a right to refuse, however they must competently refuse. Determining competency is easy explain the risks and benefits of not performing something vs performing something and then have the patien...
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    Nurse vs social worker

    Probably more job opportunities as an RN than a LISW.
  12. None of those labs mean much of anything. The K+ is slightly low because well the K+ is slightly low. The same thing with Ca++. Who really cares about a low creatine? The Dilantin level is slightly sub-therapeutic and so the patient needs a slightly ...
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    Navy Corpsmen Caught

    Corpsmen are the Navy Equivalent to Army Medics. Closest civilian thing is EMT-P.
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    Flushing a Foley catheter

    Pretty much insane, but most nursing homes are and couldn't care less about evidence based best practices or patient safety. The only thing they care about is the almighty dollar. Flushing an indwelling urinary catheter is an aseptic procedure. Cathe...
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    Rocephin Injection

    IM Rocephin should be mixed with a little lidocaine especially in kids because it burns like hell.