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  1. Patient Thank You Gifts
    Any kind of food is appreciated. We love pizza. I've had some patients bring a basket with individual packs of snacks and drinks and chocolate. My patient the other night gave me a lotion set...
    4:12 am
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. 2015 Rn pay per hour
    It definitely depends where you are. Where I am at in NC, it's about 21-22. That sounds not so great, but factor in shift diffs......5$ for nights, and 10$ for weeks, and I work mainly weekends so...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. L&D gals
    My hospital allows 3 visitors, which includes the s/o. And they can take turns going in. This is during labor and pushing.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Hepatitis B titer low?
    I would go through the hep b series again....very expensive...so find out if your facility will pay for it. Mine will. I have had I think 3 series and my titers are still low, so the vax is...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. can RN order another RN to bring medicine for a client prescribed by physician
    Not order, but a nurse can ask another nurse to do something for them. This happens often. Doc orders an IV......I am busy doing the admission work, and may ask another RN to start my IV(we do it...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. CNM student malpractice insurance
    There is an ACNM Student Midwife group on FB. IF you are on FB, perhaps someone there may know.
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. If admitted to a CNM program(or graduated) what were your stats?
    Queenanne what was your bachelors in? I have a bachelors as well in Sociology which wasn't hard for me and then my ASn and am doing an RN to BSN now. My ASN was pretty rigorous and hard. Also...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. Paying For Nursing School - 2nd Degree
    I had a previous bachelors degree and got loans for my asn program. Did you take out loans for your bachelors degree? If not you will be eligible for aid. If you did...you may still be able to...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Nurses and Financial Freedom
    Follow Dave Ramsey. Follow the baby steps and you will get there. Work more than 1 job if you can.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Asking for prayers:  multiple nursing students died in car accident
    I just read this. How sad for the families and nursing community.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. scrubs or business casual
    I usually wear scrubs.
    Apr 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. You do all of this?!
    I would definitely try it out. I would be overwhelmed to be learning how to do all of that at once...I would ask how the orientation is into each specialty. It would be somewhat like working LDRP...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Bruises
    Document the bruise, or any injury to the patient's skin....If it's an ER type situation, find out where the bruise care came from as some bruising can be signs of further injury to underlying organs.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. If admitted to a CNM program(or graduated) what were your stats?
    I am curious what your stats are if you have been admitted/graduated from a CNM program? GRE/GPA/Experience and what program are you in/graduated in? Also, if you are applying or planning to...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. CNM program without L&D experience?
    I agree that it can be very helpful. I am applying to a CNM program for Fall 2016, and in talking with the director, they look very favorably on candidates with labor and delivery experience. I...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. East Carolina University for MSN? CNM?
    Anyone attending ECU for their MSN or CNM program? I am planning to apply for Fall 2016. I am currently an ASN working towards my BSN and should finish Spring 2016. For those admitted, especially...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. Any single moms that are CNM students?
    Wow cayenne. That's good. I will have to use school loans as well. Right now my husband just isn't supportive at all and we are currently living in NC but wanting to go back to his home town in...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. Unsolicited Warnings....
    I've had similar.....so what I have done is take it with a grain of salt. I watch what I say to people and keep quiet and my opinion unknown for a while until I know people's personality better.
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Accepted a job at UNC. Where should I live?
    Good luck in your search and congrats on your job. I also moved from out of state to the area(work at Rex). We chose to live in Wake Forest, right outside of Raleigh, as the schools are really good...
    Apr 4
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  20. Do Nurses Work Several Per Diem Jobs?
    Yes you can.
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. looking for syllabus
    Are you sure you need the syllabus? I ended up just sending course descriptions for my courses I had taken at another school.
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. do you drink coffee during your shift?
    Very rarely do I drink coffee during my shift(nights). I usually drink water. I don't drink coffee hardly ever though even at home.
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I don't mean to complain..
    Personally I would try for a change of scenery. I think it is possible to love your job and for the most part I absolutely adore my job! Is there a clinical you really enjoyed while in nursing...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Any single moms that are CNM students?
    I am curious if there is anyone on here who has been a single parent as a CNM student and how hard it was? I am currently in my BSN program and will be applying to the CNM program for Fall 2016. I...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  25. Up the Pit or stop it?
    Depending on how it looked, yes I would have upped the Pit. When in a poor contraction pattern, coupling/tripling, even if it's closer together, I will up it and try to knock them out of that poor...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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