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Verbatim specializes in Telemetry and MICU.

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  1. Online, accredited RN to BSN ...?

    Just how important is it to receive a BSN accredited by one of those two bodies? I'm seriously looking at South University. They are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Thanks in advance!
  2. Carbon Dioxide and ICP

    Excellent! Thank you.
  3. Carbon Dioxide and ICP

    Nice! I appreciate the explanation. Please explain triple H therapy! Or does this have nothing to do w/ increased ICP?
  4. Open Heart Recovery Training

    i think that you and i worked at the same hospital! please, read a book. yes, cardiac surgery essentials is an excellent resource. be the rn who knows how & why!
  5. ICU projects?

    Greetings, I apologize for my late reply. I appreciate the recommendations. Sleep has already been covered. Thanks Mary. Aaron, that's a swell idea. I'll start there. As much as we, the staff, complain about our work environment. There are plen...
  6. How can you neglect a patient and live with yourself?

    Yes, there are two sides to every story. My nursing home story: share, I must. I discharged a patient from the telemetry unit that I was floated to, back to his nursing home. The monitor tech. informed me, at 1900, that I forgot to remove the telem...
  7. ICU projects?

    Greetings, Does anyone care to share a project that you or someone else has completed in your ICU. I'm on the Central Line Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) team. However, I'd like to come up with something original. I continue to think of ways to i...
  8. how to leave work at work?

    My response to this is: education! If you do not have ACLS, get the certification. It doesn't matter that your unit does not require it. Study for CCRN. It doesn't matter that you are not in the ICU. No, I'm not suggesting that you take the test...
  9. Walking vented patients

    i appreciate the reply. you have a fan in me!
  10. Walking vented patients

  11. Walking vented patients

    I appreciate the comments. I use to work in an obscure hospital. The only people who have heard of said hospital are those people in the region. It is a teaching facility, a level one trauma center, and holds Magnet status. Patients who met th...
  12. Walking vented patients

    Does your ICU do this?
  13. Problem with another nurse

    BINGO! Could not agree more.
  14. Problem with another nurse

    there is a right way and a wrong way to do anything. if she truly wanted to make him a better nurse, she could and should, tactfully point out his deficiency. she could at the very least, offer a rationale for her questions. however, more info. is...
  15. Turn Teams?

    I've worked at a hospital with an excellent turn team. As already stated, two trained personnel come q2h to assist with turns. However, unlike the "team" that your unit trialling, this team is independent of the units they serve. I work at a hosp...