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  1. I have been an RN in the OR for 16yrs. I was a surgical tech for 6 years while putting myself through nursing school. As a scrub tech at a teaching hospital, your scope of practice was cut and dry. I am now currently in school for my RNFA. About a ...
  2. I don't know how many times I've seen some version of this question following some scenario that a nurse (usually new) has described. I also often see nurses with some experience (a lot of experience in some cases) offering something like "Your licen...
  3. Question for RNs - If it is within the scope of nursing practice in your state, do RNs declot hemodialysis catheters (permacaths)? and If yes, where could I find procedure for declotting the arterial side? Many Thanks - frankie
  4. Scope Of Practice Question

    We recently instituted a new job at our hospital of observers for Suicide Ideation patients. This is a role that doesn't even require a HS diploma and these staff are to only sit and watch patients. The person is not allowed to touch the patient at a...
  5. Title says most of it, but here is some more detail: I work in the urgent care department of an outpatient facility. We make up the rapid response team of the building, but sometimes clinics will call our department and tell us they're sending a pati...
  6. Scope of Practice

    In NJ can FNP perform minimally invasive spine procedures such as facet injections, Transforaminal injections, discogram, RFA and caudal epidurals? If so does anyone know what qualifies as proper training?
  7. Priscilla K Addo

    Within scope or not

    Good afternoon fellow nurses. I would like to inquire about an opportunity that was brought to me. My name is Priscilla and I have been practicing as a Nurse for 8 years now. I have received the opportunity to collaborate in the aesthetics side of nu...
  8. Dear Nurse Beth, Why aren't State Nursing Boards protecting nursing positions in healthcare? More and more businesses are utilizing unlicensed/uncertified staff to perform a multitude of clinical duties, illegally. Furthermore, the same unlic...
  9. I am a med-surg nurse working per diem in addition to my full time job. When I took the job, I clarified with them that I would only be used on med/surg floors and specifically clarified that I would not be floated to tele. They agreed to this ...
  10. Critical care and progressive care is an ever-changing world. In order to provide the best care for our patients, we need access to the newest knowledge. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is here to help expand our knowledge. Th...
  11. Scope of Practice in Australia

    What scope of practice does a nurse in Australia have?
  12. My question is: If a physician writes a valid order for a non-controlled medication in a prison setting and the medication (Hydroxyzine) has not yet arrived, is it beyond the nurse's scope of practice to provide the inmate with an available dose of t...
  13. Is this common at your facility?

    OK, just heard something I have never heard before and thought I would shoot it by you guys. A nurse I work with works prn at another hosp where he is on the code team, but with additional duties. They sit in their office all day, run (and I mean run...