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  1. Men in OB/Peds Nursing....Any thoughts?....
    Thats interesting. I have had four babies, only one of them I had a female physician for the birth. I don't think I really cared either way about my ob/gyns gender. Really, when "push comes to shove"...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Ritalin prescribed for daydreaming...
    My son is very daydreamy, sometimes has trouble focusing. After he was retained in the first grade, his very well meaning teacher asked me if I would ask his Dr. about the possibility of ADD. So, we...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. home health agencies
    I am considering taking the classes for CNA, while I finish my degree, so that I can get working now. I've done direct care before, and I liked it, but I wonder if my experience was typical, bc I...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Just a mom
    How do you set up a resume when you've been a stay at home parent for a long while? I mean, I have worked in an office, with pregnant teen or single moms in crisis, I've done direct care for the...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  5. Peds is NOT easy!
    when my son was 3, he could swallow a whole handful of pills at once...but he had to do it dry, couldn't coordinate swallow pills AND a liquid at once. But, he knew he had to take them. Now, he's...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  6. Peds is NOT easy!
    Oh, Goldsj, I was just reading and thinking, about what it is probably like from your point of view. It made me remember a rough week a couple years ago. My dad died very unexpectedly, and as we...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. Peds is NOT easy!
    Interesting thread. Im not on your side of the fence yet, but let me say from the other side of the fence, that having a sick kid is really scary. Having a sick kid who isnt going to get better...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Neighbors, friends, and family coming by for nursing advice
    My mother told her lawyer (and I was sitting there, mortified, bc she hadn't discussed this with me first) to put it in her legal papers/will that I am to be in charge of her when she is old and sick...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. Is it so bad?
    I am going to be looking for work hopefully starting this summer, and often see job posting for dialysis center like Davita. I would be applying as phlebotomy/patient care tech type positions. ...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. In all honesty
    Im not sure how honest I should be. I should have my phlebotomy certification by May and hope to start looking for work at that time. My last job was more than 9 years ago, and at that time, I didnt...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. The Mockery of Nursing
    I am currently a student, and for me right now, school is basically my job. Im serious. My kids future is depending on me succeeding in this. I can't tell you how much it floors me when I hear...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. A pain in the neck....
    literally. I spend so much time studying, I'm developing chronic headaches and neck pain from having my head constantly bent over. anyone else have this problem? what have you tried to help? I...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Dilemma in clinical?
    Thank you. I really do want to learn to do this the right way. :) It can be hard to apply class learning to real life situations. In class, we are told, "Even looking for a vein or putting...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Dilemma in clinical?
    Okay, thank you for explaining that. So, if this were a small child I would say something like this: "Okay, I understand what you are saying, but Nurse so and so can't come right now. If you need to...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I guess that door is closed:(
    I would love to be in a situation where I am working and can pay for my own school. Unfortunately, in my area even the part time jobs at McDonalds are being fought for. The factories have closed....
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Coffee Addiction
    I have a serious mountain dew addiction. Its a problem. I keep trying to stop, but I am always tired and I can't get past the withdrawal migraines. A year or so ago, I took my son to an ER for a...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Dilemma in clinical?
    This kind of thing confuses me, and might be more clear once I'm into the clinicals part....but, say for instance, right now Im in phlebotomy. We spent an entire chapter/quizzes/tests learning...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Mott nursing program
    Is anyone here currently in, or completed in the not too distant past, the Mott nursing program? This is what I am looking at...Im a current student at Mott, and considering switching my program...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. I guess that door is closed:(
    REALLY? Oh, I will start calling at 9 on the dot, when they open. :):) I wonder why the advisor didn't mention this possibility yesterday? Im sitting here looking at the business/computer...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. I guess that door is closed:(
    Im bummed. I saw an advisor yesterday at school, and the good news is that almost all the classes Ive taken so far for the business associates will go toward the nursing degree. My gpa is good (3.7)....
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Potential nursing students who dont want to hear the truth
    When my husband started college two years ago, he considered going into prosthetics. His advisor told him there was no future in it, and suggested polysomnography (which he was not even remotely...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm just really ignorant about this :)
    I am in college right now (medical practice management/business associates) and am considering switching to finish the needed prereqs for nursing. I've been reading and thinking, reading and...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. new with questions
    thanks. I think, if at all possible, I'd like to stay at Mott. Initially, I'd like to do the RN and then maybe go further. I know so many people who are quitting, moving, or transferring to get away...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  24. new with questions
    Hi, I guess I just have a few questions. I am considering....just sort of thinking this out...but considering changing my major to nursing. Right now I am going to Mott, in my second year and am...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing


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