Giving insulin IV is a lifesaving measure for patients experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis or hyperkalemia.  Monitoring these patients closely is essential to safe treatment.  Learn the basics about IV insulin from an ICU RN.

My first experience with death in the hospital was quite traumatizing. Helping families cope with the death of a patient can be a very intimidating (and scary) task.  Hear about my experiences with death in the ICU and what I've learned to become a better nurse. 

I volunteered on a Navy hospital ship in 2011 for five months. What was it like living on a Navy ship? What were the nurse's responsibilities?  Learn about volunteering and how it will help you in the nursing field.

AuthorCourtney Tracy