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SeaH20RN is a BSN and specializes in ER, Forensic Nurse, SANE.

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    SANEs - what's in your bag?

    An ALS =Alternate light source is a light that can detect bruising under the skin, saliva and semen. Is similar to the woods lamp used in the hospital but the ALS has different wave lengths to detect different proteins that are on the skin our bruis...
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    SANEs - what's in your bag?

    Oh great. Are you currently doing sane exams? The googles are used with frequent use of the ALS light to protect your eyes from the light. ALS illuminates any saliva or seamen on the skin.
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    SANEs - what's in your bag?

    Oh and we use Tolidyne Blue to asses for micro tears that might not be visible.
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    SANEs - what's in your bag?

    I have a rolling bag from office depot filles with paperwork, ALS light and googles, SAk (sexual assault kits) toxicology kits, I prepare a Ziploc bag with a speculum, sterile wAter, lub, mask for me, chux for clean work area and preg test . That w...
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    ED a reasonable fit ? Or am I crazy?

    Of course you have to be a Little Crazy to Work in the ER.
  6. SeaH20RN

    Watch with pedometer?

    if you use a free Pedometer app on your phone. Just leave your phone in you pocket and Go!. It will add your steps for you. No extra charge. I use Argus on my iPhone.
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    charting!!!! I am about to leave home health...

    Your right! It IS the best job in the world but you do so much paperwork, your only making $5.00 hr. at the end of the day. I tried everything, taking paper work home to work on after dinner and get up earlier in the morning 5am to finish. It come...
  8. SeaH20RN

    I cried with a pt .....

    I've started working in Oncology 6 months ago (been a RN for 19 yrs) and yesterday this pt just really touch my heart. She was my age a beautiful young lady, with beautiful long brown hair. She was Dx with severe Colon CA with metz. She even had a...
  9. SeaH20RN

    any nurse entrepreneurs outside of nursing?

    I love my Nursing job and benefits, but with working 3, 12hr days. I use my 4 days off selling Real Estate. I have been a license realtor since 2006 and have flipped 1-2 houses a year. Its the best of both worlds.
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    Will my EMT experience help get a job as an ER-Nurse?

    If your goal is nursing finish and focus on your RN /BSN 1st. Paramedic is another 2yrs, get ER exp 1st then decide. Keep your EMT up update it will help and good luck!
  11. congrats! thanks for the update. what experience did you have previously? Good luck in the ER keep us posted.
  12. Hi, Im new to Oncology and looking for advice. How long does it take to get Chemo certified? I heard 6 months or so? Thanks in advance.
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    I need to learn Spanish.

    I need to learn some spanish. Spanish for Medical Professionals maybe? I have a long commute and thinking of some CD's I can listen to on the way to work. Any ideas? Thanks
  14. Does anyone having experience at Jackson Memorial Hosp. in Miami on Oncology? I'm just considering a job offer there. I hear they are very busy but doing great things with cancer treatments and alternative blood produces there.
  15. SeaH20RN

    Dysrhythmias - Help!!

    Check out You Tube. They have great teaching videos
  16. SeaH20RN

    UF BSN to DNP Fall 2016

    I also planning to start the BSN to DNP in 2017. (If accepted). Keep us posted