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    Confused about Carpuject???

    Altra. I saw something online about it being used by facilities for drug diversion control but I am not sure how or why.
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    Confused about Carpuject???

    Thanks. I understand how to physically use it but I wanted to know why. I wanted to know what is the point of using a carpuject when you can just draw it with a syringe and needle. I didnt know if there was some type of research behind it. ie: patien...
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    Confused about Carpuject???

    So why are Carpujects used? Is it to help control drug diversion? Is it somehow safer? I am so confused about the purpose of them because it doesnt change the way you administer the med. If its ordered for IV push then you push it...ect. I have googl...
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    PCU orientation..enough?

    Thanks WindyhillBSN!! Do you know if PCU very similar to working on a med-surg unit? How do they differ?
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    It will crack you up..Day nurse vs night nurse

    I just finished the second link......I agree that gives floor nurses a bad rap....and I doubt they have time to eat that much and take that many breaks. lol
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    It will crack you up..Day nurse vs night nurse

    I watched the first link. It is so freaking funny! I am going to have show my nursing buddies this....
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    PCU orientation..enough?

    :nurse:Is 8 weeks PCU orientation enough for a new grad? About half of that is class time. Does that sound appropriate? It seems weird to only have about 4 weeks on the floor. Also what is the usual nurse patient ratio in a PCU? Any help and/or...
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    New grad job hunt... St. Johns Mercy Medical / Banes Jewish in St. Louisr

    Thanks Travkitty! I actually interviewed for a medicine floor at Barnes. Those nurse patient ratio's are pretty high and I interviewed for a night position so I dont think I could manage that many patients although I was told in my interview most hav...
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    PAY FOR NEW GRADUATE RN's FOR ST. LOUIS AREA

    Does anyone know the current starting salary at St. Lukes? Shift Differentials? They have such good reviews and compliments. I really want to work there. I have an offer at Barnes and the starting salary is 20.25 and I think 2.00 for nights.
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    New grad job hunt... St. Johns Mercy Medical / Banes Jewish in St. Louisr

    Thanks Dreamingofbeing!! Im sorry to hear your scheduling did not work out but life is like that...So many choices to be made. :) I was thinking about applying to their fellowship program as well. Did you feel you had an adequate orientation?
  11. I am new grad nurse and new to the St.Louis area. I just passed NCLEX!! YAY I have been on allnurses.com several times for advice but never posted anything. I would like to thank everyone on here for all of the post and hopefully I will contribute so...
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    St. Johns Mercy Medical Center

    I am new grad nurse and new to the St.Louis area. I have been on allnurses.com several times for advice but never posted anything. I would like to thank everyone on here for all of the post and hopefully I will contribute some useful information soon...