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  1. Have you ever been told
    I work in OB, so I constantly get "it must be so nice to rock babies all day"... Yeah right! I just smile and bite my tongue!
    Nov 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Work calling 3-4+ times a week to come in
    If you aren't interested... I would screen my calls.
    Nov 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Thoughts on Christmas scrubs...Yea or no way?
    I loved mine... feeling bad that I can't wear them now in OB... Maybe I need to find a scrub jacket with a holiday print! I say have fun and wear them!
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. sick, worried...
    I would probably go in and hope they sent me home... Hope you feel better soon.
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. LPN to Labor and Delivery Nurse or OBGYN Nurse possible?
    My hospital and our sister facilities only hire RN's for L&D... I am in Ohio, don't know about the rest of the country. Here it is a very difficult specialty to enter into... Good luck! :)
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. I need to interview a nurse! HELP
    1. Demographic information about the nurse you interviewed. Do not include nurse’s name. You may use initials or the terms “interviewee” or “the nurse”: Gender Age Ethnicity How long have you been a...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What kind of nurse are you?
    I work as an OB RN. Mother/baby/labor/delivery and outpt. I LOVE it and can't imagine anything better!
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Paper License....
    My experience...No one askes for your paper copy anymore... I have always been verified online. And I believe that soon, they won't even issue paper copies anymore. When I renewed my license, I...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nursing - no other job is quite like it.....
    Thanks for the post. Just what I needed to get me back to work on my fifth day straight! I do believe in what I do, but somedays a little reminder is very much appreciated.:redbeathe
    Sep 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Teamwork with OR ??
    Thanks for the feedback. I wish we had the ability to have a dedicated OR staff, but that isn't happening anytime soon.:no: Hmm... maybe I am just going to be disappointed but I really do hope to...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Teamwork with OR ??
    I don't think I phrased my question appropriately. We aren't falling apart in a stat c/s... we do work well together. There is just a sense (on both sides of the table) that we function as two very...
    Sep 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Teamwork with OR ??
    For those of you who work with an OR team (we don't scrub/circulate our sections) any suggestions on how to improve teamwork between the two units? I would like for both teams to come together during...
    Sep 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Would you lose benifits to get into OB-GYN?
    I don't want to discourage you and maybe some OB nurses with more experience will have a different take on it... But I know my hospital and sister hospitals look for floor experience and critical...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. catheter info
    I would suggest that the pt. ask his doctor...
    Sep 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Bedside
    I would consider anyone with direct patient care a "bedside" nurse. Doesn't matter if it's in the OR, ER, Outpt, school nurse, etc.
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. ACLS=not having to have BLS?
    I am required to have both ACLS and BLS. Plus NRP and stable... Never heard of a hospital that didn't require BLS... Interesting:rolleyes:
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Have you ever shed tears in front of a patient or a patient's family.
    My first IUFD... couldn't help but have tears running down my face as I wheeled her out of the hospital. She was holding a stuffed animal crying... I just cried with her. I don't know if it's right...
    Sep 4, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Should I stay or should I go?
    Wow... I think it would be very difficult as a new grad to just be thrown out there. I would be very uncomfortable. Most new grads in a hospital get several weeks with a preceptor and then still have...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New ER nurse wanting to work contingent OB....
    I am not sure where your located... but in my area you can only work as an ob contingent if you have years of ob experience. OB is such a different specialty that you spend at least 6 months just...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Where to KEEP crash carts
    We keep one in the nursery and one in our nurses station. Both have plastic break-away locks. I wouldn't want to have to unlock my crash cart....
    Aug 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Any RN working in L&D with only an ADN??
    I am an ADN in OB. I did have a year of med/surg/tele prior to being hired. I would say where I work there are more BSN nurses but everyone has been so supportive of me and I have picked things up...
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Your job, LOVE it or HATE it? What field of nursing are you in?
    1. Do you love, like or hate your job? Love it 2. What field of nursing are you in? OB 3. Are you FT, PT, PD? FT 32 hours/week 4. Do you look forward to going to work or dread it?
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. OR scrub attire
    We all wear the hospital scrubs... lovely green scrubs- ugh
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. A funny and warped FACES pain scale
    LOL! loved it. I once had a pt rate her pain 10/10 and my doc said "if I cut your arm off with a chainsaw and beat you over the head with it- that would be a 10. Do you still think it's a ten?" Pt...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Did you got placed into your preferred field of nursing right after graduation?
    I wanted OB more than anything... I spent 13 months on med/surg/tele floor then I was offered a chance in my specialty. It was worth the wait! Good luck to you!
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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