Code Blue and Other Hospital Codes Explained

When you’re at the hospital there are numerous codes being called over the intercom. Codes and their color allow the trained professionals to be notified that they are needed in a certain area and what to expect upon arriving. Code Blue/Priority 1: Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Sudden or severe drop in blood pressure, trauma alerts,…

Code Blue and Other Hospital Codes Explained

When you’re at the hospital there are numerous codes being called over the intercom. Codes and their color allow the trained professionals to be notified that they are needed in a certain area and what to expect upon arriving. Code Blue/Priority 1 Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, sudden or severe drop in blood pressure, trauma alerts,…

10 Tips For The New Nurse

Welcome to the finish line. Congrats new grad. Now you’re out on the field and you’re like a deer in headlights. Things are rarely done by the book except for sterile technique. You notice medicine is not treated as black or white. It is one big grey area. There are protocols for pretty much everything…