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  1. Postpartum nurses, how thorough are your shift assessments
    I guess since I have a little exp. in working in the emergency room, I used to doing focused assessments. Sometimes I don't see the point of listening to heart/lung sounds on a vaginal mom that is on...
    3:16 pm
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Goodbye, fellow nurses
    Goodbye! Best to leave than to stay and be miserable.
    3:08 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. White Coat Ceremony for Nurses
    I love the nurses cap for pinning ceremonies.... Just something about them. From a future COB
    6:36 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The most valuable thing(s) you've been told
    If it wasnt docemented it wasnt done. When in doubt, call the doc. Dont document if you dont intervene....
    6:30 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Help! Nurse manager interview
    It could go either way. I've been offered jobs on the spot and some jobs offered me the job the same day or a few days later. Most of the time, I walk away knowing whether or not I have the job. One...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Terminated for Violation - HELP!
    Contact a lawyer if you haven't already. I also hope you have your own insurance. When applying for jobs.... that is a tough one. I would not mention the HIPAA violation complaints though. Just say...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. On Negative Feedback
    Good article. I don't mind negative feedback at all, in fact I welcome it. I want to know how I can improve and things I need to work on. However, it is never what you say but it is how you say it....
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My Very Special Snowflake
    One patient comes to mind in particular. 24 year old, healthy women who had a baby healthy baby vaginally. She wanted staff to paint her toe nails, spray her bed with perfume, and hand her items off...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. A calling to help others but give me a good paycheck
    Here is my question to everyone. There are many jobs that offer a higher salary than nursing. So why choose nursing if it is only for the pay check? Why not do something else that cost more ? My...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why did you become a nurse?
    I love helping others and truly do feel that nursing is my calling. The pay isn't too bad, however with all the crap I have to put up with sometimes the pay definitely isn't on the top of the list to...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Online Nursing Study Tips: What Has Worked For Me
    How do you mean when you say " Work the course backwards"? Please do share ?
    Aug 27
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  12. if you leave the field of nursing ...
    This questioned has been asked and answered several times here on AN. Try to doing a search. http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/what-would-you-284062-page4.html ...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. PVT IS DEAD! Don't try the "new" trick
    People are going crazy over the PVT no longer working. Just be patient and wait out the 48 hours. It isn't that hard to do and I promise that no one will die for the wait. Geeeessh.
    Aug 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. How to handle rotation shifts
    I'm a rotator too, but thankfully I'm only required to work one night shift per six weeks, the rest of my shifts are days. I cannot imagine working the schedule you posted about. It seems dangerous...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. still unemployed
    ^This^
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Online Nursing Study Tips: What Has Worked For Me
    Very helpful. I go to Walden for the RN-BSN program and I will definitely apply the tips you have listed here.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. WWYD New Grad 2 job offers
    If you want a hospital position I would look for one. Take the job that will give you the most bedside experience. I've had a few job offers in hospitals as new grad rn.
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Postpartum nurses, how thorough are your shift assessments
    Thanks for your post . Very informative !!!
    Aug 24
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Nurses Med error..How can we help?
    Only by the Grace of God I go..... I'm praying for that nurse. So sad that the hospital is so quick to throw nurses under the bus.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. What is bullying then?
    And this is why bullying is SUBJECTIVE. What you don't think is bullying is what somebody else thinks it is. All based on perception.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Postpartum nurses, how thorough are your shift assessments
    Our Shift assessments includes: heart,lungs, bowel sounds, homans sign, incision site, episiotomy site, hemorrhoids, tattoos, surgical scars, fundus, lochia, nipples, and edema. I have to admit...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. how to get a "A" every time
    I succeeded in my ADN program, with A's, B's and a couple of C's. I studied my butt off and put in work. No way around it.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Your Specialty & Why
    Mother baby nurse here ! I love being apart of the most happiest times in a persons life. Mother baby isn't all roses and sunshine however my patients know I am available to them in any way they need...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I got the job!
    Congrats !!!!! I love love love working on mother baby. Best job I've ever had. Good luck to you .
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. My poor husband
    It is 4am and of course I'm wide awake and hubby is sound asleep. This is due to me working night shift the past 2 nights so my circadian rhythm is a little jacked up. So palpated a pea sized lump in...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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