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  1. Benefits of PRN nursing?

    Hello all! I am a new grad nurse currently working full time on an ortho/med/surg/tele unit. My magical "first year of nursing" is coming up here in July and I have been looking into getting a PRN position. I absolutely love my job and co-workers, ...
  2. New Grad Salary

    Hi everyone! I graduate in May with my BSN and have been filling out applications. The one question that always gets me on the application is my expected pay rate. I never want to under-shoot or over-shoot what I should expect as a new grad. I am l...
  3. Quetiapine (seroquel)

    Hello all, So I am working on my medication sheets for nursing school and I came across a medication that was prescribed to my patient and I can't figure out exactly why. The medication is Quetiapine (seroquel) 12.5 mg PRN (q6h). He has a history ...
  4. Risk for falls related to...

    My work is being critiqued by an instructor. This was an actual patient that I had last week and had to come up with a plan of care to turn in this week. His mental status was not altered as I did a neuro assessment and he was also A&O x 4.
  5. Risk for falls related to...

    Hello all, I am working on my nursing diagnoses for a patient that I had. One of my diagnoses is risk for falls. Although, I am not sure what to put for my related to statement. The patient was kind of all over the place with pneumonia, a possible ...
  6. I am a nursing student and am having trouble grasping the concept of Gordon's functional health patterns. I know that they are used along with the nursing process and I have no trouble with the nursing process but I get confused about the purpose of...
  7. MDF vs. Littman?

    I currently have an MDF acoustica stethoscope and I am not too sure about it. I was thinking about buying the Littman Classic II. I wanted to get some of your opinions before I dropped the money on a new stethoscope. What are you opinions? Should...
  8. Stethoscope help

    I am a nursing student and need some help with picking out a stethoscope. I know that I can't afford anything too expensive but I would really like to have a stethoscope that will help me to hear noises clearly . Does anyone have any suggestions fo...