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  1. WGU RN-BSN Community Health Practicum
    WIC would be an easy place to get hours. Also check with your local Public Health, Child Welfare, Health Clinics, School Nurses....Just start calling. Most people are very willing to let students...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  2. Job of the BSN nurse
    HI LG1137, I finished WGU in January. (I started 9/1/11) I had no problem getting my PHN from the state. Loved WGU. A word of advice...When you start classes, start by going to taskstream and...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. HELP, Instructor wants Patho on Care Plan for PP patient.
    could you use information regarding the uterus shrinking, pp bleeding, risk for hemorrhage (why?), or how about the hormone changes after delivery and hormones that trigger breast milk production ??
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. What article database and/or online library does WGU use?
    you have to be a student to log in. There are e-books available and databases with full articles. It was easy to find sources for the research papers I did in their RN-BSN program.
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. midwives and delivery
    if you have a home birth the midwife will be present. Hospital based midwives vary widely on how much time they spend with patients during labor. A doula will stay with you through the entire...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. Febuary 1st WGU RN-BSN
    I started on 9/1/11, had 1 pre-rec and I only have 3 papers (tasks) left and I will be done! I work full time and have 4 children. I'm thinking about doing there MSN program. The tasks...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  7. Job of the BSN nurse
    and WGU is CCNE accredited and accepted by the BRN in California for the Public Health Nurse Advanced Practice Certificate.
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Job of the BSN nurse
    Western Governors RN-BSN, I'm nearly done and I started September 1, 2011. I had all of my pre-reqs done already. It is competency based so you can move through the classes at your...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Job of the BSN nurse
    Oh, and the RN-BSN program I am finishing only costs $3600. Not anywhere near $75,000
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Job of the BSN nurse
    In California BSN nurses are required to do a 90 hour practicum in Public Health/ Community Health. It focuses on Public health areas such as communicable disease assessment, epidemiology,...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. MSN Nurses
    look at Western Governors. I'm in the RN-BSN currently and looking at the MSN. I have finished almost 26 units since Sept 1. I really like it and the school is very supportive and...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Job of the BSN nurse
    I think I already wrote a paper on this topic : ) A hint is that a BSN community health nurse would take a very different role than the LNV and FNP. There is a reason to have all of them on a...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Good OB books to read.....
    A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth by Murray Enkin. I also like Varney's Midwifery.
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Rupture of an unscarred uterus?
    Cytotec use was the first thing that came to my mind as well. Although any induction puts a woman at increased risk for rupture.
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Asking a patient if they're mentally retarded?
    Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have a physical or mental disability?
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Obvious violation of hippa
    Are you sure that it is something from her work and not something from the internet?? It would still be tacky...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. Associate of nursing and bachelor of science to bsn
    for management I think they would consider you w/o the BSN. I don't know where you live but in CA you can get your PHN with a BA + a community health class/clinical
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Having a doula
    I was a doula for many years before becoming a nurse. I think it is very important to have a doula for a hospital birth. As a doula I felt one of my most important jobs was "holding her space". ...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Have you ever had a pt have sex...
    seman contains prostiglandins. : )
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Water Birth
    check out
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. best places to live in fresno, ca
    In Fresno the best areas are North/ East.
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. New Grad Nurse from Fresno Looking For A Job
    Kaweah Delta has a critical care internship for new grads. So does Tulare Regional Medical Center. I know of a new grad that was just hired in L & D at Clovis Community. There are jobs but they...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Doula Training
    I've been a doula since 2001. I did DONAs training but never recieved their certification. I don't think that the certification is worth the money personally. I did a few birth during the first...
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Question about home - birth infant assessment
    Most homebirth midwives recommend that the baby see a Pediatrican in the first 24 hours. Tansient tacyapnea of the newborn? Sometimes babies have very noisy little noses. ?? If the baby is nursing...
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Day in the life of a PHN??? Please respond.
    The pay is not comparable to hospital pay. I make $6 less an hour than a new grad at our local hospital. But I LOVE my job. You asked for a day in the life.... Arrive at office, check email, return...
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing