KEVIN88GT

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  1. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?

    how's the pay? May I ask how much they reimburse you per pic placement?
  2. Weird incident in the MRI room..

    Frann -there is not enought ferromagnetic material in the pump that would suck it into the magnet if it is hangin on the clip on your waist. The magnetic field WILL however damage the circuits and possibly discharge large amount of insulin into the w...
  3. Weird incident in the MRI room..

    as long as you dont enter the MRI room (you can even walk up to the open door of the MRI suite) nothing will happen to your pump. Why would you have to "RUN INTO" the MRI room to help a patient... having your pump is like having a cell phone in your ...
  4. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    mike RT thanks for the info...luckily at my facility we require a BUN under 32 or a Creatnine 1.5 or lower which would cover renal impairment... thanks for the info though...
  5. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    yup.. i meant with multiple myeloma
  6. IV nursing

    they can be used to draw blood but you have to account for the fact that the line may be heparinized or someone may have just flushed it with NS and the patient's sodium will be high...
  7. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    I know what multiple myeloma is...just didn't know that with IV contrast you can cause renal failure.... that is why I asked for supporting literature... I've never even read about this on the American College of Radiologist website...
  8. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    Mike RT why is Multiple Myeloma a contraindication for contrast.... any literature? Thanks in advance.
  9. On call PICC nurse? Does such a thing exist?

    you'd have to... I dont see how else you can find the basillic vein otherwise....
  10. Weird incident in the MRI room..

    you're missing my point... why should he revert back to shots.... he can take the pump off when he goes into the room....
  11. Weird incident in the MRI room..

    A tech who is a type 1 diabetic accidently walked into the MRI room wearing an insulin pump.. the pump flew into the gantry...luckily the patient wasnt harmed... however the tech recieved a large bolus (over 30 units) of insulin as the pump failed (b...
  12. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    bump....
  13. Can a nurse obtain informed consent for a CT /MRI scan?

    i should have added that this is WITH IV contrast...hence an invasive procedure.... sorry totally forgot to mention it.
  14. I overheard a physician saying how they are short staffed and wanted a nurse to obtain informed consent for CT/ MRI scans.... is this legal? From what I know it isnt.... this is in New York if it matters
  15. wow IV certification is so expensive... 200 bucks!!!

    the problem is I work there per diem for an agency.... no such luck