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  1. Well, maybe nursing is not my calling for now..
    I have two friends in radiology and both are out of jobs right now so I would say the demand is much less.
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. "Knock, Knock!"
    OP, get over it.
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Can a nurse make the call to change a baby to soy formula?
    Can a postpartum nurse decide to change an infant from regular formula to soy formula without the doctor's knowledge/order? I honestly didn't know if this was in the nurse's scope of practice. Any...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. 9 months until graduation, EXTREMELY worried I won't find full time work.
    The job market is much better here in the South compared to the Northern states. I'm in Texas and jobs are not hard to come by in most areas here. So, if you would be willing to relocate......
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Plan B
    I also thought this thread was going to be about birth control. I used Saunders and found it very good!
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  6. West Texas Nursing Pay
    The cost of living is low here in West Texas. I used to work in Lubbock and nurses earn less in bigger cities like Lubbock and Abilene than they do in outlying small towns because I earn much more...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. is it OK to submit your 2 week notice via email?
    Don't do it.
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Small town OB nurse!
    I am in a similar position, small rural hospital that only has 10-15 deliviers a month and only 2 nurses per shift, mostly LVNS. They send us to a big city hospital to train for a week and it helped...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Desperate to be a Labor Nurse
    In our rural hospital we have LVNs in labor and delivery. If you live in a rural area some states allow it.
    May 30, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Except that many parent's spell nevaeh like you did - WRONG - on the birth certificate. It is such an obnoxious trendy name.
    May 30, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Can a nurse come to work after taking a benzodiazepine?
    If a nurse is prescribed a medication like Xanax, Klonipin, Ativan, etc for anxiety.....can they legally work as a nurse under the influence of this medication? I searched my state's boards of...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Single Mom and Night Nurse??
    Let's hear the real reason you want to move. The reasons you listed sound pretty selfish and not very strong reasons for uprooting a family.
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can an LPN/LVN discontinue an IV?
    I'm from Texas in a rural town and LVNs make up the majority of the hospital. They Initiate IV, monitor, change fluids, discontinue IV.
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Why do night shift nurses get paid more when day shift clearly does MORE work?
    You ranted on an internet post about this an expected everyone to give you a shoulder to cry on? How about put your big girl panties on and stop ranting on the internet and DEAL WITH IT.
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. RN to BSN Schools
    Texas Tech. I got my RN BSN there and it is an excellent school.
    Feb 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Lactation Consultant/Specialist
    I am an RN working in L&D/Postpartum. I have taken the required 45 hours of educational classess to sit to become an IBCLC and now just need to 1000 hours of breastfeeding education in the workplace...
    Feb 7, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Aspiring L&D nurse has a question!
    It is not like this in all parts of the country. I am from Texas and when I graduated nursing school in 2007, the local hospitals were all hiring new grads into L&D, NICU, Antepartum. Many of my...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. How can I find out if Medicaid will remburse my hospital for lactation consultant?
    I am trying to encourage my hospital to hire a lactation consultant (or better yet, pay for me to take the courses to become one.) I am trying to figure out if in Texas Medicaid reimburses hospitals...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. What does your flor/hospital do to promote teamwork among the nurses?
    Please tell me what your hospital does to promote teamwork between nurses and how well it works? The hospital I work at has a "This is my patient, that is your patient" type attitude instead of...
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I'm trying nursing, but I'm hardheaded..will I last?
    This person is obviously just a troll who is seeking attention.
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I'm trying nursing, but I'm hardheaded..will I last?
    This is a joke, right? Please, don't become a nurse. If a doctor or your manager/charge nurse has to tell you more than once to do something on many different occasions, I don't see you lasting...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. COBRA insurance between jobs....
    You should ask at the job you are leaving.
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. COBRA insurance between jobs....
    When I left my previous job they offered me COBRA. My husband and I were both 23 at the time and it was $1500/month!!! So basically half of my salary. I said FORGET IT!
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Work at Home RN Jobs
    Was browsing for RN work at home jobs in my own state (Texas) and came upon this. Just thought I'd share ...
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  25. Need Advice on Relocating
    I agree with Dallas and Austin.
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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