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By IrishIzRN

Joined Jul 25, '06 - from 'Somewhere over the rainbow...'. IrishIzRN is a RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC. She has '6' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D, Antepartum, Lactation, Pediatrics'. Posts: 1,013 (22% Liked) Likes: 554

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  1. Zman, Thank you! I don't understand how my comment turned into a debate about quality schools because I never bashed the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. 1. But...I worked fulltime during my NP program, and with the stress of being in Bangladesh with riots, embassy lockdowns,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Let me fix this for you.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Okay....not sure what your point is with mentioning this. The point of the thread is the importance of providing this type...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. As a nurse, who is not for all the vaccines, here are my thoughts. 1st, acknowledge their position and or fear...after all...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Vaccines seem to be overused. Just because mainstream pharma company sponsored literature suggests turning children into pin...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Have you read the actual paper? It's not a study. It's a review. They go waaaay back to the 70's when there was no kind of...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. I actually re-upped my membership just for this conversation... We got over a foot of snow overnight. The hospital did not...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I'm disgusted by the number of "I'm up here on my golden pedestal" posts. As if those that express concern or frustration...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I especially love the division of labor for CNMs and OBs. Pregnancy and childbirth is inherently a normal event, and...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Yes. No. Yes.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 24 is young. You are just too young to know it. Your fertility doesn't dry up at your 29th birthday. Consider...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I think this is the key that makes breastfeeding a special challenge in present day Western culture. I think we might stand...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I have read this thread from the beginning off and on the last weekend as I worked (in a level III large NICU). I didn't...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. But the reality is, breastmilk from a mother who is smoking cigarettes and eating nothing but doritos and coffee is still...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Wait, why is this a race issue? Did I miss something?
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Or they the hospital could hire an infinite number of prn's and keep their hours under 30/week. Same amount of PRN nursing...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Most cultures around the world do what Baby-Friendly does! Don't sell the families you serve short by assuming since they're...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. I'm certain that consent form doesn't say anything akin to formula is poison and you are a bad mother for giving it. ...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Every "benefit to breastfeeding" is actually a "risk of not breastfeeding" since breastfeeding is the biological norm by...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Melmarie and I both posted a literature review from 2009, reviewing research that focuses on the risks of formula and which...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. I had my babies almost 20 years ago and was sent home with packages of formula and not a lot of good information about...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Providing factual information on the health risks involved with not breastfeeding is NOT berating, calling someone a...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Standardizing our practice ensures patient safety, nurse competency and has allowed our craft to become a respected...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Oh my goodness! It's probably a good thing you didn't pass. You need to re-examine your attitude before you start practicing...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  26. Wooooooooowee well aren't we just a ray of sunshine :). Let's contemplate if I would like someone with your attitude to be...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  27. While I am pro-vaccine and get flu shots, I recognize that flu shots are not protective against all strains of flu. Also,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  28. Going a back to the original question, I would say go for a PNP program. I get asked this question a lot from my friends...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. At the risk of being accused of being an accomplice to throwing the thread off topic: I have to call you out on this--that...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  30. I'm not a big of the ACA either but let's have a little respect for math. There were about 47 million uninsured in 2012. ...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. The OP works prn. In my experience working prn, the entire point of prn/per diem positions is that you are not guaranteed a...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. Of course having to provide healthcare as part of employee's compensation is an increased cost to employers. Obviously. ...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. It isn't. Just more conservatives trying to make political hay out of expanded access to healthcare.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. I call BS. If you could expand and hire 30 new people, you would do it in a heartbeat, ACA or not. The ACA doesn't...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. I am serious about pointing out the hypocrisy, if that's what you mean. No one would ever attempt to force or "mandate" a...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  36. This is a sincere question and not an intention to flame. Why are we seeing threads (yes, multiple) from male...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. How many Dr.'s and/or hospitals, clinics really use VAERS?! There are so many un-reported reactions and mistakes even in...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  38. I'm sorry, but the last thing on my mind while going through chest X-rays, CT scans, blood work, constantly having nurses in...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  39. You obviously WISH I didn't know what I was talking about. I may not have the exact same training as you but I am...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  40. I wish I could go back and study super hard and really throughly learn all that stuff. I'd say dig in, get a study group,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. The intolerance of the nurses in this thread is quite shameful.
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I would explain, but you seem to just want to argue, rather than actually open your mind to see another viewpoint, so it...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. There are plenty of reasons not to bathe- temperature regulation (leading to blood sugar problems, etc), bonding,...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  44. We didn't have our babies washed because we didn't feel that they needed it. Vernix has good anti-microbial properties (see...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  45. @IrishizRN. you are onto something!! When I did my practicuum psychologists were given a stipend , residents were paid...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  46. good post. i’m an old guy but it amazes me that people advance with the times and technology but refuse to do the same in...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. Doctor originates from the latin and is an agentive noun meaning to teach. Orginally it was used by the church to denote the...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. I did Suzanne4's first tip and then did 3000Q on the CD (100 per day). I read all of the rationales. My grades were...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. How are you penalized? Granted, you're not benefiting but you're not being penalized. It doesn't affect you all. I...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. If a person is depressed they do not think about their "best interests" enough to: A) eat healthy (usually they do just...
    IrishIzRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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