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Kaiser Permanente
New Grad RN was asked...28 November 2017

What would you look for in a patient with sepsis?

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Elevated WBC count, fever, elevated HR, low BP from increased capillary permeability Less

Confusion, fever, lethargy

Lethargy, fever

HCA Florida Trinity Hospital

If you don"t know a drug where do you find the answer.

2 Answers

Lexicomp, med room has a drug guide

In my Davis drug guide. Apparently this was not the answer they wanted because i was asked the same question again. Less

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Tell me about yourself?

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Hi I just wanted to ask where you applied online, which website thank you!

If you had a patient on Coumadin, what are some of the side effects you would concerned about? Less

PIH Health
RN New Grad was asked...11 November 2015

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

2 Answers

Committed and expanding my skills and experience amongst my fellow co worker s

Completing my masters.


Describe a memorable patient care experience from your clinicals?

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What is starting pay for a new grad?

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Patient presents with active chest pain, radiating to right arm, sob, what is your course of action?

2 Answers

How quickly did you hear back about an offer?

Nitroglycerin, MONA, draw troponin, alert doctor


Why do you want to become an RN?

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Personal story.

Iv always wanted to help people and when I became a CNA the nurses would tell me I should try and become a nurse. After 18 years of life throwing me curve balls, I was able to get my LPN and now I have one final semester of school left for my ADN RN. Less

New York Methodist Hospital

Describe how you'd start off a head to toe assessment?

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Always start with Neuro!

New York Methodist Hospital

What if you had an order to do a Neuro assessment on your patient every 4 hours but when you go the patient wants nothing to do with getting assessed, he's depressed and wants to be alone but your doctor is pushing you to get that assessment done and he needs it now but your patient keeps refusing, what would you do next?

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I'd go speak to my supervisor or manager to inform them of what's going on

New Grad RN was asked...20 November 2017

What would you do if you had to get an order from a doctor who was being very unresponsive?

1 Answers

They're looking for you to go through the chain of command

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