Children's Mercy was founded in eighteen _____
Nurses have been voted the most trusted _____ in the United States (17 years in a row!!)
Non-potassium sparing diuretic
TOF consists of an overriding aorta, pulmonary stenosis, right ventricle hypertrophy and ____
Name of the scheduling program that was a huge flop
At home program that follows single ventricle patients that requires use of tablets
Name of 4 Sutherlands' personal cafe
Name of nursing state boards
Name of Kansas City's heart camp
Last name of first nurse to receive a nursing diploma in the US in 1873
Prior to transferring a patient from ED, the ED nurse will call to give this short blurb of information
If your food is missing who is the first person you blame? (day shift RN, literally always eating)
With this defect, you may see a 20 point gradient between upper and lower blood pressures
Narrator of inside pediatrics
Commonly used time-critical medication following heart transplant
This surgeon lives in KC, but shares a last name with KCs baseball rival
When you need something fixed, who ya gonna call?
When valsalva maneuvers aren't successful at converting SVT to NSR, this med is commonly given via stopcock
4S is making Shannon's job very stressful by not consistently documenting this type of education
Acronym for how PCA pump settings should be checked between oncoming/offgoing nurses
Abbreviation for worst smelling rooms on the unit
Name of the first staged surgery commonly done for HLHS patients
Summer is often referred to as this season because of the increase in these particular surgeries

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