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By IrishIzRN, BSN, RN

Joined Jul 25, '06 - from 'Somewhere over the rainbow...'. IrishIzRN is a RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC. She has 'A whole bunch...' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D, Antepartum, Lactation, Pediatrics'. Posts: 1,331 (33% Liked) Likes: 1,166

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  1. Better make sure that whatever you are doing is legal! It doesn't matter if an RN trained you or if you are trusted. It is...
    12:00 am
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. I am an RN who did a diploma program first and then an RN-BSN program. It is more than just underwater basket weaving. It...
    Jan 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. It can take a while for the body to adjust for some people...like weeks. It is the same thing for the face actually. Stop...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. You can try it whatever feels best. If you go cold turkey it will be quicker but for some people it can take a week or...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. I would be tempted to send a very professional letter to the parents simply stating that if at any time they would like to...
    Jan 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Former L&D nurse... What you learn in school is very little...and has nothing to do with being the patient. What are...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. It depends on where you live and what you want to do after you graduate. Here LPNs are pretty much gone from hospitals so...
    Jan 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Not washing will allow more of the natural oils to stay put...so not washing would help.
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Oh yes...know the term. I've been doing this for years now. I'm so glad more are jumping on board with it. It's so much...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. I bet if you stopped washing you would find that this stops being an issue. If you have very oily hair it may take a solid...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Not greasy at all. Actually, stripping the natural oils from your hair every single day is what will cause your hair to be...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. I used to use Wen but it was so expensive...and I have a ton of hair. I actually started using a regular conditioner and...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. I "wash" everyday with conditioner. I rarely use shampoo. This gets my hair clean without the drying aspects of the...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. That's a little spooky. I got perinatal nurse. I was an L&D RN and I'm an IBCLC. I also got PNP...working on that and not...
    Jan 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Wait 100K and you will be an RN? Ouch. Please tell me there were previous degrees. I don't know where you live and what...
    Jan 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Well there's a recent study showing when specialist MDs are around mortality increased. So...studies are showing doctors...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. The problem is in some places they are running out of PTO or they are using the PTO and then not having time for planned...
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nobody said they were the same. But...what makes doctors the only ones able to provide care? Because that's what we have...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. I think it's great PA recognizes that a life changing event (birth, illness of a child) and requesting your employer to...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I had a life changing event and those hours didn't work for me. I tried to get my employer to work with me but they...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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