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  1. I'm currently taking Statistics through FNU. I've applied to CNEP Class 103 which goes to Frontier Bound the second week of...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  2. It is also less painful if you dart the needle in quickly rather than slowly pushing it in. That way you are piercing the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. She knew what she wanted. She'd watched her husband of 52 years die on a vent, and followed his wishes to remain a full...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I understandabout the family distant thing. My husband is military so I don't have any family near me either. I just...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Ok so I am not a midwife, but I am a doula and midwife assistant (home births) for now and will be going to midwifery school...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. From my understanding, they try to accept all qualified applicants, so it depends on which class you fall into. It is...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. I tried to apprentice with a licensed midwife (DEM, not a CNM) a few years ago, but I couldn't make it work. I've been a...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. I worked as a "clinic"nurse for years and always felt "less than" a "real" nurse. We moved out of state and I applied at a...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. I believe it is not a nurse issue. It is an issue that happens that is negative amongst people. I hate to say this but many...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Hey, this year will be my 3rd year as a camp nurse and I'm the only nurse at camp. I actually prefer it this way! I put a...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  11. Enjoy spending time with the kids at the camp activities when you can. Whenever I go to an activity that involves all or...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  12. I think that a lot of it depends on the individual nurse, but I think a minimum of 6 months hospital or LTC experience is...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. I just happened across your thread. I'm glad you found a clinic job, they're not always easy to find. I've been working in...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. In the hospital I had 10-14 pts with little to no help. I love the fast pace of the clinic and the hours. I feel like I work...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. I know exactly how you feel because I have been on my unit for 3 months and recently decided that the clinic environment...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  16. Most agencies require one to two years acute care experience. There are those that will hire new grads, those that will...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. The job market is pretty crappy right now. Its tough for everyone. Good luck!!!
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  18. Hi I think we went to school together at 4C's. I have been working med-surg for 8 months at St. Lukes hospital in NB Mass. I...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  19. Be sure and eyeball the next week camper health forms ahead of time so you know who is coming that is DM, etc. Get a list of...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  20. At the camps I work at we wear anything that is comfortable. At some camps, people have "camp names". I have been Nurse...
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    Forum: Camp Nursing
  21. You probably won't get any time off during that session. One problem with being the only nurse is that if a child is...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  22. I can relate to enjoying patient care and interaction but not being happy with the majority of clinical nursing jobs readily...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. i'm officially on my own. i had my 3 month introductory period evaluation the other day with my manager. she gave me nothing...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. The OR staff, anesthesia and docs become a family of sorts, sometimes the most dysfunctional group you'll ever meet, and...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Someone needs to invent a better technology for monitoring . . . . one that isn't so easily dislodged. :coollook: ...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. A number of years ago, I paid a lot of money to break a contract w/ a hospital. It was so worth it- best money I ever spent,...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. :icon_hug:Littlewing All, I can say echos what a lot have already said. Don't give up trying to get into another unit,...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. I couldn't agree with this more, especially since I just went through the same thing. I started out in a VERY busy ER...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. You need to take some time off. Getting professional help wouldn't hurt either or find someone you can talk to who doesn't...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. You are clearly feeling very panicked and desperate right now. It is a TERRIBLE feeling! The first thing you need to do is...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  31. I'm so sorry you're going through this. I can feel your pain through your post. I would just follow up with the manager...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. "but the classic phrase I keep hearing is.. . stick it out, it'll get better. Or 'you'll get used to nights'. For me...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. This health care reform is eating at me! I understand the reasons and benefits from a community perspective, for the good...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I'm sorry but this is bogus - so many new grads are finding that there isn't a nursing shortage especially during this...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: Nursing News
  35. So I haven't been on this board for a while. I have been an R.N. for 1 1/2 years now, where I started as a brand spanking...
    LittleWing21
    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  36. Sorry it's taken so long to get this response off to you. I'll try to give you my best answers. Most common dx? Well, in...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  37. I had planned to respond to this thread on Wednesday but my wireless router packed it in and I had no Internet access until...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  38. Okay so I'm like a month and maybe one week in, and I absolutely love my job! The kids are just wonderful, and they are just...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  39. Hello all, I am a new nurse and have been on my first job about 4 1/2 months. I work nights on a M/S telemetry unit. I do...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. I had no idea of the reality of nursing when I graduated from nursing school with Latin Honors two years ago. I had my...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. Thanks for asking LittleWing....I had a strange experience with the whole process at Pitt....lol....I saw an L&D position...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  42. Treybrooke is nice, and right across the street from the hospital. Lots of hospital employees and residents live there....
    LittleWing21
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  43. I moved to NC from SE Florida 16 years ago and I loved it. I still like it but things have changed a lot. I live in a...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  44. Congratulations on finishing nursing school and completing the NCLEX. Below are the answers to some common questions that...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. SATAs are only a format style and not indicative of the level of question. Congratulations to all of you that have...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION: TREATMENT "Shock, Shock, Shock, Everybody Shock, Little Shock, Big Shock, Momma Shock, Poppa...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  47. Yes I am aware that nursing school is FULL of high level content....just finished it. The first year of nursing school is...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. Okay I got one...sorry if this is offending..but it is how I remember acid base imbalances... If it come out your...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. yes, i do agree to everyone that infection diseases/isolation its a big thing in nclex. airborne precaution (single room)...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. I've been quietly reading everyone's "freak out" threads about the NCLEX, and I thought I would be remiss if I did not post...
    LittleWing21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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