CraigB-RN replied to Pheebz777's topic in Emergency
I maintain both CCRN and CEN. I pretty much use the same CEU's for both with a few extra's that are specific to both. The majority come from critical care. I take full advantage of the free CEU's from AACN. Alternate conferenes.
CraigB-RN replied to Nurse_lizzy's topic in Emergency
The CEN exam is a knowledge based exam. Experience may or may not help, it depends on you.
The choices of study material is going to be based on what your current knowledge level is.
1. If you fairly knew, then you need reference material. ...
CraigB-RN replied to Johnwhite13's topic in Safety
Out of curiosity how many beds does your CAH have? They can range from 14-25.
No there are no regulations on code team specific. In most Critical Access Hospitals the "code team" consist of the on duty staff, the on call provider and the oncall l...
CraigB-RN replied to zurita.a12's topic in Stress 101
The whole topic is old news. I remember participating in a survey 15 yeras ago about 12 & 8 hour night shifts and how it affected my performance, life, enjoyment of my profession. Ear plugs, black out currents, white noise machines were all su...
CraigB-RN replied to Nurse Beth's topic in Nursing
You may not have a Facebook account, but you are on social media. Allnurses.com falls into the social media category, and no one can say there isn't a lot of drama here at time.
Platforms like Facebook, twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc are too...
CraigB-RN replied to Catticus11's topic in Endocrine
I found a couple of articles that discussed the difference. They discus in venous blood the glucose has been used where in the atrial blood it's still freshly loaded. there is also a difference between capillary and venous blood.
CraigB-RN replied to traumaRUs's topic in Emergency
I paid for this one myself and not depending on the VA for funding. Got a great deal on a loft through AirBnB about 5 min from the venue. Looking forward to it. And it's only 8 hours away so I can drive.