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  1. Patient Thank You Gifts
    Hey guys! So I'm preggers and due at the end of the month. I have been struggling over what to bring for the L&D and Postpartum nurses when I give birth. Everyone non-nursing (doula, birth classes,...
    May 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. quick questions re abx and
    Hey all I have a couple of quick (unrelated) questions. Kind of a survey 1) Do you hang two IV antibiotics (not first doses) at the same time? Multi-lumen central line, several peripherals,...
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. credential
    Hey all. I am interested in being credentialed in pain management but I am torn. Should I get the ANCC pain management cert or the AAPM clinical associate credential? I am planning on joining the...
    Mar 27, '14
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  4. Weather Policy
    We had an attending and a resident call out due to weather. I asked another resident what happened to the guy who called out and the resident looked at me all confused "we divided up his patients of...
    Feb 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Weather Policy
    First of all, let's compare apples to apples. A Colorado, Minnesota, Upstate NY, etc nurse cannot say to a Georgia nurse 'well I make it to work in the snow.' I drive in the snow here (Mid-Atlantic),...
    Feb 15, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Weather Policy
    I actually re-upped my membership just for this conversation... We got over a foot of snow overnight. The hospital did not provide sleeping arrangements for the night prior, but began penalizing AM...
    Feb 14, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Antibiotic vs Blood
    Hey all Okay, so I had a situation at work theother night that I would love some feedback on. I had a very sickleuk on day 28 of HAM. He was neutropenic, and had had a fever acouple of days...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  8. Time Off to Vote
    I have actually been wondering about this myself. I had every intention of voting early, but then Sandy hit. Instead of being forced to work in a hurricane (for which I am grateful) I lost every day...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Emory WOCN program
    Hi all. I am a new grad nurse and will be completing my first year in September. I am currently working on a Heme/Onc floor at a major university hospital, but I have always been interested in wound...
    May 10, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. DIY scrubs, where do I buy fabric?
    Hi guys! So I am planning on making some of my own scrubs, but I can't seem to find good fabric for it. I want them to be a cotton-poly blend, mostly to prevent shrinking, but also for that body...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Chemotherapy Protocols
    Hello all, I am a new grad nurse who will be working on an Oncology floor in the fall (if I pass my NCLEX that is!). I am looking for a book with chemotherapy protocols. I will be trained for...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  12. Johns Hopkins University BSN/MSN Fall 2011
    Hey, I am a current ABSN student (who really should be studying at the moment :coollook: ) For all you guys worried about not being accepted into the MSN program yet, I don't really know what...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  13. Fraternization (non-nursing question)
    I don't know about someone in a foreign military but I know of a Navy doctor married to a civilian from a foreign country. Her security clearance went fine (they were married before her commission)...
    Dec 27, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Professional Associations
    Hey everybody, I am a current BSN student and I am interested in getting my WOC certification after I graduate. I was wondering if any of you are members of a professional association that I...
    Dec 11, '10
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  15. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    Thanks friend, I can't believe ya'll are swearing in already! I guess that's what they mean by direct commission huh. Congratulations and good luck to all of you, see you in a couple of years.
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    That's what I understood, but she could have told me that to make me feel better. Good luck, I hope you get good news.
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    Congrats Lunah! She just called me with the bad news. They didn't take anyone graduating this year (totally unofficial guys PLEASE no one call their recruiters freaking out, plus I'm a new RN not...
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    I'm still waiting here. I'm pretty positive my recruiter wouldn't leave me hanging, so I'm just sitting tight waiting for her to get the news. I have finals to keep me busy :)
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. How Competitive is the Army Nurse Corps
    With the economy, everything is difficult at the moment, but it never hurts to apply. If you don't get in, do something else for a little while and try again. There is always another life plan out...
    Nov 1, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    Yep, I'm in Balmer (Baltimore :spin:). I know, I'll miss her, so far I've lucked out twice (fantastic Peace Corps and ANC recruiters), don't know if I'll be so luck a third time. Better get back to...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    LunahRN, I think you and I have the same recruiter! She's amazing. I was on the fence about the ANC before I met her, now if (more like when) I don't get in this time around, I'll be going for it...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. ANC Nov Board & M5 ID
    Hey guys! Wow, I swore I would never look at another message board after I got into nursing school and now here I am again... Anyway, I've been reading through all of your posts and I was wondering...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. How Competitive is the Army Nurse Corps
    Oh I've been working on this since March and minus one small detail, my packet is ready to be put in. I'm a returned Peace Corps Volunteer so I know how these application processes work :lol2: I'm...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. How Competitive is the Army Nurse Corps
    Hello Everyone, I've seen a few posts about the Army Nurse Corps but none expressing how competitive it is. I am a currently a student and will be graduating in July of 2011 with my BSN. ...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Johns Hopins Accelerated BSN
    12:45 PT (read: 3 freakin' 45 ET) and I got my call!!! I was on the bus! I keep checking my my received calls list for that Maryland area code so I'm sure it wasn't a dream. See you all in June if...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing

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