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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: 315 (25% Liked) Likes: 156

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  1. Here are my thoughts on this hotly contested issue. 1. The lowest-quality nursing programs need to be closed. 2....
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That would be so scary! We have at least one resident and one attending 24 hours a day, usually several of each. It's all...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. I am sure there are still backwards hospitals out there in the country, but I think it is going towards having an in-house...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. I like it very much. I live in a wonderful, safe rural area with fantastic schools. The tiny school my kids go to has...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  5. It would seen out of place for them to ask you specific L&D questions since you've never worked that unit. My...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Nope. Some of the best L&D nurses I work with don't have children. It's no different from being an oncology nurse but...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. That's ridiculous. You may need more time on orientation, but if so, they should just extend it a week or two. Expecting...
    adpiRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Just to update, yes I did get the ER job! Good bye Med-surg hello ER!!! :wavey:
    adpiRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. I vote going PRN. if you can afford to cut down your hours, just do it. You will never regret that time. I hired several...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Per diem. I love it and plan to quit my part time job and stick strictly with my per diem job when my child is born. There...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. I am the happiest labor and delivery failure on the planet. I lasted three whole weeks before talking to my boss and I'm so...
    adpiRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. This is hysterical. This is what is amazing about nursing...so much for everyone. I only ever wanted L&D or peds. If you...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I am not sure you need to put non nursing jobs on your résumé. I do a 3 sentence summary of qualifications and then list...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. She got your message and is sending her own to you by not reciprocating. It's not illegal to date you, but it does cross a...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. ICU and Emergency Room... too stressful. As if nursing isn't stressful enough.
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Ah. First mistake! Hindsight is 20/20. I'm one of the few people who feels that med/surg can be bypassed if you have other...
    adpiRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Comments like the last two, while they may be true, are so sad. God forbid any parent think about not being a worker drone...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Both Mulan and RK have valid points. I did it by working night shift(8 hrs) for 14 years and maintained a "normal" life...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Travel nursing itself. Choose a specialty and select an agency and you're off to a new adventure every few months. Making...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. <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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. Maybe the boyfriend can come and visit you.
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Christmas is coming. Half of us will be schlepping the halls. This time of year always brings back one particular...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. 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. ...
    adpiRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  29. I found my 3 years of hospital nursing to be the most educational and frightening years of my nursing career! I went on to...
    adpiRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. Give two weeks notice immediately and take the position that is a better fit. If I were in your position I would not even...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  31. Oh this one is easy.... take the NICU job!!!
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  32. 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
  33. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. 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)
  35. Meriwhen: I think your comment was very unprofessional..and offensive... Ive had ADHD for some time now...It is a VERY...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  36. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  37. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  39. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  40. 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 and Responding
  41. That's because we don't have hazmat suits! You can't wear what the hospital doesn't provide. They had better start buying...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  42. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  43. How dare they blame the nurse when they give her inadequate equipment, a flimsy gown, mask. No respirator, no safety suit,...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  44. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  45. 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...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  46. If ebola spreads into the region I am going on hiatus. The ugly truth is that ebola kills healthcare workers. I don't see...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  47. Update: Offered the position a couple of hours ago, super excited for this adventure!!
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  48. I had an employer who dealt with it by continuing to cut staffing to the bone, allowing higher patient to nurse ratios and...
    adpiRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  49. 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
  50. 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


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