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Last First Name: Garza Sylvia
License degrees: RN C ACLS PICC
City: Victoria
State: Texas
What kind of nursing do you do: telemetry internal medicine
How did you hear about the Nurse Friendly: nurselink advertising banner
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What nursing-related topics have you looked for lately on the web: instructional sites lung heart sounds fun sites

Website: sorry got new computer my bookmarks are on the old hardware -
Marital Status: married
Nationality: mexican american
How many years have you been practicing as a nurse: 5 years 10 yrs total-EMT P prior
Professional organizations you belong to: none
Would you recommend the field: not without SERIOUS prayer. we re underpaid overworked not appreciated
Employment changes in career: zero
Reason for the change: n a
If you lost your job tomorrow how easily do you feel you find new employment: easily but perhaps not in my chosen specialty or my chosen work hours
In how many years would you like to retire: would like to be retired by age 55 I'M 30
Have you started any type of retirement fund: 401K 5 years vested
Would this travel: yes fully vested

What Certified Nurse or Patient Educational Materials Would You Like to See on the Internet: ANCC is already on the net but their sites could be a little easier to get into
School you attend if applicable: Victoria College ADN 1994 BSN one day maybe...probably
Where do you work: hospital
Do you feel having your own a malpractice insurance policy is necessary why or why not: have never really given it much thought guess I should huh

Your most pressing concerns with the profession and healthcare: accountability continued education I strive to always give 200% I am therefore obviously irked to no end when I encounter a co-worker who still has the I m JUST a nurse mentality. We all went to college we all graduated we should all make every effort to continuously improve our skills broaden our knowledge base etc. After all we are caring for human lives not pumping gas at Exxon.

I've received many a report from nurses who are totally and completely clueless as to the POC and rationals for the tx s in Afib RVR rate 170 placed on Cardizem drip.. I ask why--response hell I don t know agghh on Heparin Coumadin--nurse has no clue which labs need to be reviewed--response I m not a lab tech I m JUST the nurse agghh  okay I ll stop now...I could go on and on and on and on and on and on.........
Have you ever considered leaving the profession If yes what options have you explored: yes currently developing an original line of christian tshirts for healthcare professionals

What attracted you to the field of Nursing: the cheezy and cancelled show Nightingales ...don't laugh
Favorite TV show and musical artists: Touched By An Angel. Audio Adrenaline DC Talk The Kry Jars of Clay Abba which 1 doesn't belong lol
 Favorite food: authentic mexican food
 Personal or favorite Quote: when I look back at all the crap I learned in high school it s a wonder I can think at all
 Qualities you admire in your friends, loved ones: the fact that they can put up with a woman who eats with the same hands she used to clean a butt wipe off vomit blood drainage etc
 Pet Peeves: nurses who don't take their job seriously patients who treat us like maids baby sitters
 Major turn-offs: any doctor who won't leave orders then gets angry for being called at 0200
Hobbies and activities you enjoy outside of work: is their life outside of work
Pets favorite vacation spots: vacation--my bedroom more specifically my bed. pets--oh that reminds me have they been fed this week?
Other areas of interest and expertise: photography flower gardening web surfing.
 How user friendly is this site: so friendly it practically bent me over and gave me a huge kiss hello

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