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By adpiRN, BSN, RN

Joined Nov 2, '08 - from 'South Carolina'. She has '3' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D'. Posts: 291 (25% Liked) Likes: 143

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  1. Both Mulan and RK have valid points. I did it by working night shift(8 hrs) for 14 years and maintained a "normal" life...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Travel nursing itself. Choose a specialty and select an agency and you're off to a new adventure every few months. Making...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. <assumes "mom" stance> Your job should not be the end-all and be-all of your life. A job is the way you earn income to pay...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. I ran to an emergency delivery one night. One of those where you answer the phone and the person on the other end screams WE...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. After our first baby was born at 28 weeks we had to do a lot of thinking when I got pregnant a second time. After seeing...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Maybe the boyfriend can come and visit you.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Christmas is coming. Half of us will be schlepping the halls. This time of year always brings back one particular...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. This is not "your" post. This is a public forum and as has been said, you don't get to have any say-so whatsoever about the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The child is the one you must think about first...your child's needs come before you and dad's wants. You and dad's needs...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Try and talk about the specific problem when both of you are rested and calm. You will be doing this one night a week soon...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I start in a Level IV NICU as a new grad in January. Everything fell into place, so I am waiting for it to fall apart. ...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I found my 3 years of hospital nursing to be the most educational and frightening years of my nursing career! I went on to...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Give two weeks notice immediately and take the position that is a better fit. If I were in your position I would not even...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Oh this one is easy.... take the NICU job!!!
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Take the NICU job... Work there for many years and have a wonderful career. 6 months at one job won't kill your resume. You...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. With the exception of number 1, all of these tips read like Chinese to me. I guess you can tell I am not a critical care...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I would discourage you from becoming a women's health provider in ANY capacity if you are not willing to counsel on and...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. Meriwhen: I think your comment was very unprofessional..and offensive... Ive had ADHD for some time now...It is a VERY...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. I don't normally post here but love learning from you all. I apologize as I ramble my story out. I am here tonight because...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. For those of you who love 12s and would look elsewhere if only 8s were offered, good on you. I just wish (as an experienced...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I know this was 2 years ago, but I just wanted to let everyone know that I followed my heart. After 9 months of working full...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. I can remember only one patient that we had who was over a year old. Came in as a 23 weeker with the typical problems...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. I would. I can get another job or take up another line of work. I cannot do so with my life.
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. That's because we don't have hazmat suits! You can't wear what the hospital doesn't provide. They had better start buying...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. I love how they keep saying "she wore a mask, gloves, a gown" etc., super vague references but they don't list the type of...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  26. How dare they blame the nurse when they give her inadequate equipment, a flimsy gown, mask. No respirator, no safety suit,...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  27. I have to say I have been a lurker on these boards for years, but now I have something to add to this conversation. I am...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  28. They threw the nurse under the bus to make the masses feel better. She (the nurse) screwed up with PPE and that is why she...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  29. If ebola spreads into the region I am going on hiatus. The ugly truth is that ebola kills healthcare workers. I don't see...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  30. Update: Offered the position a couple of hours ago, super excited for this adventure!!
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  31. I had an employer who dealt with it by continuing to cut staffing to the bone, allowing higher patient to nurse ratios and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. You would really not be interested in Behavior Health?? YOu have the perfect background for this and perhaps being on an...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. If recruiters and HR staff at acute care hospitals are not calling the new grad, I advise the person to be flexible and keep...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Can you switch to PRN? It's a heck of a lot easier to tolerate the less you have to be there.
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Have you ever thought of teaching? I teach high school Health Science classes. I make $48,000/yr for working 9 months. I...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Being a busy mom.
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I work PRN at a Pedi Home Health agency. I have been there 2.5 years now - great to work with - they never give me trouble...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I agree with samadams8. Being challenged is key to loving nursing. Med-Surg is the worst, especially in 2013, because it's...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I teach Health Science Classes M-F and work as an RN at a rural hospital on Friday and Saturday nights. I worked as a Pedi...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Sounds like he should be doing some of the parenting ASAP so it won't be such a big change when you do go back to work.
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  41. If you have a passion, apply hardest for that! Being a new grad nurse is hard enough without working in a unit that you...
    adpiRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. Home health is a great area for moms to work. I accept as many patients as I want and for the most part decide when I see...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. If you don't need insurance, agencies are highly flexible and can accomodate your immediate needs. I've never worked for...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  44. Yes you should apply now. Applying is not a guarantee of a job. When you have some interviews and possible offers on the...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  45. Keep your nursing license active. Nursing does pay well. Especially compared to a lot of twentysomethings who graduated...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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