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  1. How to cope when you had a bad delivery
    I hate the feeling... Can't stop thinking of what else I could have done... Or what I should have done... Even moments of "maybe this isn't for me anymore"... Even as far as" i think I should quit......
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Who out there is doing standardized pitocin orders?
    Standard order, start at 1 mU then increase by 1 - 2 every 30 minutes to a maximum of 20 mU.
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Changing jobs
    After being on the floor for a little over a year as a new grad RN on L&D, a coworker lender this book to me... I wish I had read it as a new grad. It was extremely helpful. Labor and Delivery...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Philadelphia Hospitals - Charting/Pay
    I would call HR, they can give you a general idea before you decide to apply and whether its for you or not. Let us know what you find out please.
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  5. Median pay for L&D RNC-OB with 4 years experience
    I've thought about moving to PA but the pay for RN is very low. I believe CA and NY are the top paying states for RN. I don't mean to brag and please don't take it wrong but I have 2 years of...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. LDRP vs L&D/Postpartum
    I'm in CA, at a baby-friendly hospital. We average 100-110 births per month. Active labor, always 1:1. Mother baby always 1:3. Charge RN never takes patients. We are pretty well staff, which I'm...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Help Becoming Baby Friendly
    We are baby friendly, and we do LDRP. Recently one of the major change to baby friendly is skin to skin immediately after birth for one uninterrupted hour! That means no baby weight, no meds, nothing...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. What do you chart when you have a normal vaginal delivery?
    At this new facility, they are very short...just "SVD female" then "placenta delivered". I was trained to be more detail from my old facility.... "Spontaneous vaginal delivery of viable...
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Perineal Prep Solutions?
    My old workplace, and currently where I am at.... always betadine.
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. It's been 7 months since I've been on the floor...
    It's been 7 months since I've been on the floor and I'm starting my new position next week... errr how do I prepare??? What is my nurse preceptor going to expect of me? I do have only 1 year and 4...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. I think I should learn to sew. Can't find perfect scrubs.
    They do sell paterns you can buy so you can sew your own scrubs, good luck.
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. Not exactly full time, 0.9, but how should I schedule myself?
    i'm starting my new job soon and i have to decide today if i want to do 0.9 or full time working nights 8 hour shifts. if doing full time, it will be 5 nights/week but if 0.9 it will be 4 nights one...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. how to do 8 hour night shifts
    Currently im jobless. I resigned from my last job because I was going to relocate to the East coast but plans changed after i reigned
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. how to do 8 hour night shifts
    I just accepted a job offer in my specialty that is 8 hour shift x5/week and x4/week alternating since is. 9 not full time. The pay is good. I will have to relocate and they are helping me with...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Need ideas for a new career when nursing career is over
    I'm still new in the nursing field but there are some ideas... * Try public health... look into county jobs? Your public health department? How about the World Health Organization? or the CDC......
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. How to answer this interview question....
    Unit manager: What skills would you bring to our facility, our unit when we hire you? ??? I only have 1 year and 4 months of experience of L&D as a new grad... I can't say, I have loads of...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. Travel Nursing in CA
    Did you end up taking the assignment?? How was it? I'm also looking into the area as well....
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. How to get into a Kaiser facility?
    Any advice on how to land a job with them?
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. 8 hrs night shift, x5/week
    I was called for an interview and I'm just weighing out the schedule bc at this facility they do 8 hour shifts.... currently 1 open position of full time 5 nights/wk and another position of .9 which...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Perform Leopold's Maneuvers
    I have a little over 1 year experience in L&D and rarely was trained doing the Leopold maneuvers...JW how it is at other facilities.... Am I'm in trouble that at my place we don't practice...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. How to get Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring
    I currently have Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring. JW how do I get Advanced? Do I have to first be Intermediate? Do I need so many years of experience with L&D to get to Intermediate and Advanced? ...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. 8 hrs night shift, x5/week
    Just wondering if any of you guys work 8 hours night for 5 nights/week.... How do you do it?? It's different from 12hrs night for 3 nights/week. I feel like I will always be tired and won't be...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Certifications required for OB/Nursery
    We have 150 births/month. Stables not required. But the usual, BLS, ACLS, NRP...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Mother Baby RN
    When I was in nursing school in CA, after a few months into the program you can work as a nurse assistant (same thing as CNA only that you're not certified). I was able to work as a nurse assistant...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Certifications while job hunting or wait to get hired?
    Become a Certified Lactation Counselor... :D
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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