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  1. Possible 36 week delivery, hospital has no NICU
    Who's recommendation is that?
    Aug 18
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Possible 36 week delivery, hospital has no NICU
    Not every late preterm needs additional support and pumping. I wouldn't say that at all. I wouldn't say it as an IBLCLC or as a parent of 4 born at 36 weeks or less and none needing any extra...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Please, could an experienced nurse help.
    Can you speak with the nurse who did it?
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. labor and delivery/ post partum
    It depends on the area where you love and the particular hospital. Here...some hospitals require BSN for any position and some require you will get your BSN within a certain person of time for any...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  5. I missed my second PPD shot reading please Help I need advice
    I would just get a second placement and get it read and call it a day.
    Aug 17
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  6. Online schools and testing...
    What school is this? Do they have a high board pass rate?
    Aug 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Online schools and testing...
    I was asking because my program is proctored. I wad recently told some programs are not proctored and it shocked me. It made me wonder if t was true. My school used proctoru. I don't mind...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Online schools and testing...
    I'm curious if using a proctoring company is typical for online programs. Those doing classes online...how do your exams work? Are you proctored? Also...curious what grade is considered...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. I want to be a nurse but I'm not huge on western medicine?
    There are nurses who work in holistic settings. There is also a verification you can do after you have your RN. Here's the thing....you are going to have to do good old fashioned nursing school of...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. NY Med - a great reminder about social media and nursing
    I think the most appalling issue here is the physician not being reprimanded for the same offense. Ridiculous.
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. nursing school advice
    You can always apply. Length of time is based on the specific program you apply to....they are all different.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. working as an RN after NP?
    There's a lot of talk about being held to your highest license. So if working as an RN but you are also a PNP...you can be held to the PNP while working as an RN. I don't know how true this but I...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    I know an NP who corrects every single person in her office when an MA is called nurse. She tells the MAs to be proud of their education but....until they go through nursing school and pass nclex...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Medical Assistants being called nurses
    I don't see any high horses here. Nope...I just see a bitter individual who doesn't know how to play nice and get along. I also suspect...doesn't understand the value of a nurse since most are...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. nursing & tattoos
    I have no issues with tattoos. I actually love sleeves. But...I would hesitate to so a sleeve as a nurse. I worked a floor where we were not allowed to wear long sleeves. It really may cause...
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Going to L&D
    I can tell you where I was we only went into the OR if our patient was headed in. OR wasn't an assignment. Make sense? So I might have a scheduled section...so going I to the OR with my patient. I...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. PLEASE I HAVE A QUESTION about nursing scheduales...
    New grads here make just over $21/hr...and raises are slow.
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. PLEASE I HAVE A QUESTION about nursing scheduales...
    I'm in PA. We have a retired assistant super who still brings in 6 figures...retired. New teachers are looking at $40,000 a year. I saw $43,000 a year with several years experience. Nursing here...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. PLEASE I HAVE A QUESTION about nursing scheduales...
    He says he is "prenursing" so username against TOS as well.
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Going to L&D
    Our hospital uses surgical techs for scrubbing...some nurses scrub trained as back up. The RN for the patient is the circulator. This all varies hospital to hospital. If all you want to do is OR...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. PLEASE I HAVE A QUESTION about nursing scheduales...
    I just want to throw out there that in down areas teachers make more than nurses. It was mentioned that nurses make more...not always. I would make more money as a teacher where I live. I would get...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Going to L&D
    Any nurse could work L&D...just need to get hired there. The orientation for L&D is usually a longer one...lots to learn. I'm not sure what you mean by working OR and bedside in L&D. Where I...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. At my wit's end...
    Curious...how old are you? I'm going to suggest growing up and maturing a little. You have some soul searching to do.
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. School Nurse to Pediatric NP
    I am a former L&D RN and sub school nurse now working on my PNP. It is a big change from what I'm used to but....I love it.
    Aug 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. cheap FNP program with no required GPA
    You don't get a low gpa due to low number of credits. If you didn't do well in any number of classes that's how you get a low gpa.
    Jul 30
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


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