This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on the links or banners, I will make a few cents. Thanks! I remember sitting in the little pizza place across from campus going over flashcards before our test with two of my classmates. It was drilled into us to learn the normal lab values… Continue reading Critical Thinking Series: 4 Key Blood Pressure Points
I do apologize if some of my posts seem very elementary. I need to review the basics to move on to the more complex. Every organ and tissue in our body is important (well, I guess there’s some debate about the appendix), but without our lungs and our heart, nothing could function properly. These two… Continue reading Ventilation & (a tiny bit of) Perfusion
Rescheduling the PCCN certification test has been on my mind for a while but the last three days my lack of preparation has made the idea seem much more enticing. Plus the email said for $100 I could just reschedule…that’s cheaper than failing and having to retest ($135 for AACN members). Considering that I have not… Continue reading Should I reschedule?
Starting back at work has been difficult, good, exciting and crazy. My first night back I learned I would be orienting to charge nurse…starting that night. Then the following week I would be on my own as charge. Well, lucky for me, I had the best teams of nurses I could ask for on the… Continue reading Plan to Pass – Update #1