carti BSN, RN

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  1. how are your reports do you think? I try to make mine pretty simple and to the point by going down body system by body system. As a night shifter, I will update them of any overnight events as well as any morning procedures scheduled. like other...
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    Student Attempted IV 7 Times

    eh in the ICU, there is no such thing as having too much IVs especially when we have like 3-4 different IV antibiotics ordered with other stuff as well. A sedated patient maxed out on profofol probably won't even feel a pinch but 7 tries cmon thats ...
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    Leaving Work / Nurse Duties Incomplete Passing To Night Shift

    aint no one giving PRN miralax cus aint no one wanna clean up doodoo LOL!
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    COVID-19: No PPE!!

    I just wear an n95 respirator if I'm going inside their rooms to fix a beeping IV alarm or something minor like that. I don't see the point in wasting supplies if imma be in the room for <2 minutes & not touching the patient. I don't think any...
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    Nursing as a twenty one year old hispanic male

    way more guy nurses in the ICU/ER than medsurge, L&D(duh), OR and cath lab, at least in my facility. I think my ICU is like 70% dudes
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    Student Attempted IV 7 Times

    When I first started in the ICU, I was pretty bad at IVs so common advice I got from other nurses was to try on sedated, vented patients LOL. So I can see why the nurse asked you guys to try. But if your school stricly allows no IV insertion, ju...
  7. It’s definitely about the money. She works for a crises agency so it’s probably why she’s making 10k biweekly...yes 10K. That is just a huge amount of money to pass up LOL. I don’t care if it’s hard or stressful tbh it’s worth the $$ LOL. I just want...
  8. One of my old buddies from high school just got her LVN and told me she got hired by some travel agency to work at nursing homes & other psych places. The interesting part is that she is nearly making 3x as much as me as a new graduate LVN......a...
  9. describe a time where you had a conflict with a co-worker and how did you find a solution, describe a time where a patient didn't have an expected outcome and what did you do, tell me about your self, etc, why are you interested in our unit.............
  10. I am having a hard time finding anything online about Fall cohorts. I've already tried looking at St Davids, Seton and BSW (BSW closest location was at Temple for me). The St. David's page says they have an October cohort but I haven't seen anything ...
  11. So I had my interview July 22nd and haven't heard anything on my email which surprised me. So I go into my phone history/voicemail and I just saw that I had a missed call from my recruiter on the 27th LOL......Protip: Do not set your phone settings t...
  12. got an ER interview tomorrow. Any idea what type of questions to expect? The recruiter told me up to 12 people could be in our meeting. 12 people for one interview???? Sheesh LOL
  13. submitted my digital interview this past weekend and got an email from a recruiter yesterday about looking out for a message in the upcoming 2 weeks. Other than that, haven't received anything.
  14. your 22, never had a gf and your name is Dribble King. Covid is the last of your worries regarding a GF.
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    Should I start nursing school this May?

    Not necessary man, shoulda just stuck with school. Mostly everyone in my school had no clinical experience prior to enrolling and they all turned out to be fine nurses. There may be more than 2nd, 3rd, etc. waves.