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  1. Circulating c-sections
    The mothers nurse circulates, the lead is the baby nurse and the tech scrubs. Works well but we are a 14 bed LDRP with our own OR suite
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. The Concerns of My Loving Wife
    Well first off good for you. Nursing is very rewarding but hard work. Why not attend an associated degree program which is more cost effective? Nurses are not forced to work overtime but when they...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. sub-standard nursing opportunities
    Nursing schools are not always prepared. I know sometime things would change last min. or we would not know where we were having clinical until the week of. We also had assignments due during our...
    Jan 8, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  4. Waiting for ATT number
    Took me over a week to receive my ATT then 1 day to test, 2 days to find out I passed and 10 days for my license to arrive in the mail
    Dec 29, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Still looking..
    Sorry, so many people are looking for jobs right now. I have a friend that graduated 6 months ago and another who graduated months ago and they are both still looking. Getting a job is tough right...
    Dec 27, '09
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  6. help me figure out what went wrong with this pt's labor!
    How much fluids did she have prior to epidural? And were they within an hour before it was given?
    Dec 26, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Have You Had A Strange Reaction To A Drug Administered In The Hospital
    I had Reglan one day for a migrane in the ER. I never get migranes but they gave me a choice of ativan/reglan and something else cocktail or dilaudid. I didn't want to appear a drugy so I opted for...
    Dec 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. OHSU Hospital RNs - State Employee??
    no they are not state employees
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. Applying to Portland Schools with PreReqs not done?
    You can apply but keep in mind there are so many other people applying not only with them done but with 4.0's. I would not waste themoney until they are done.
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  10. Taking nclex-rn on december 22
    Honestly I felt the same way and the anxiety was worse than the test. I passed in 75 questions and it was not bad at all. I wanted to throw up before I went in but decided to take it early to get...
    Dec 19, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Passed NCLEX RN yesterday
    Passed in 75 questions. The computer just shut off. My background check is not complete (they say that will take about 3 weeks) so I have to wait till them to get my license. BUT I PASSED! and it...
    Dec 18, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. had to answer yes to legal questions on application
    So here is the story. 8 years ago I was with some friends in a different state. We went to a drive in (I was in the back of the suburban) The driver my friends sister paid for one car but the...
    Dec 18, '09
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  13. I'm taking nclex-rn tomorrow!
    I took it today. I could tell you to relax but I know you wont. I finished in 75 questions and the anxiety isn't over when the test is. Then its a whole different worry. Good luck
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. endocrine disorders
    Does anybody have any good resources or easy ways to remember the major things about endocrine disorders? I am trying to study for NCLEX but this is my weak point. Thanks
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Nurse tech position...advice needed
    The problem is going to be that the hospital isn't going to want to hire you and train you for a tech when they will just have to retrain someone when you graduate. Are you graduating soon? We are...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. failed my science courses
    Yes that is not a good gpa. People here are not getting into RN school without 4.0 (straight a's) and LPN's need great grades too. If you got C's I am wondering if you are putting enough into it. ...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Unprofessional School Orientation
    To answer your post, sorry to say but youre going to have to get used to it. The previous students in our program advised us to "keep our heads down and mouth shut" They can fail you for any reason....
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Should I go to nursing school if I have a blood phobia?
    I used to have to sit down when I watched an IV being put in. Now I can put them in without a second thought. I also had to leave the room during a throacentesis (still think that one is bad) I...
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Help with a letter to my employer re: donation for nursing pinning
    Yeah, our employers pitched in but they sponsered our nursing program in exchange for us working for them for 6 years. It was a scholarship type of deal. We paid for our own pins. I would NEVER ask...
    Dec 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need guidance
    In my part of the woods even 4.0 students have to wait. My suggestion is to retake all your classes and learn from your past study habits. LPN might be the way to go, then you can bridge to RN
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. undecided
    Me too. I am exactly 2 weeks from graduation and wondering what I have gotten myself into.
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Going to my ADN program orientation tomorrow and I'm a nervous wreck...
    You sound like me. I slowly completed my pre-req's and then said I would go back to school when my kids were in school. Well I got in before that (when they were 3 and 51/2-not in school yet) I took...
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Why are doctors so easily manipulated by drug addicts?
    Doc's can actually get sued for not treating pain. And remember "pain" is wha tthe patient says it is. Not that it's right but one of our doc's said they are backed into a corner when this happens.
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Just finish my Preceptorship!
    me too. Congrats.I graduate Dec 12th but am done with all my hours. It was lots of hard work but well worth it.
    Nov 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Calling all maternity nurses!!!
    we run it but not on a pump. It depends at what point the fluids are running. For instance, prior to epidural you want to bolus them. After the epidural it depends on how hydrated the pt is, if...
    Nov 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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