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  1. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    Well, my DH is relieved (although he's stayed out of the discussion with his Scottish friends for the most part because he felt hesitant due to the terrible history between the two countries to voice...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  2. Thanksgiving/Christmas
    Yes, we have a pretty active parent advisory council and they do stuff for most of the major holidays. my favorite is when we get the footprint ink and make something cute to put in a frame that we...
    Sep 18
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    here they go!!! I'm on the west coast currently and will definitely be watching the results as they come in. I think it's supposed to be announced by 0600 Scotland time, which is only 2200 my time.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  4. Too Soon to Start MSN for NNP?
    Well, if anyone has any questions, feel free to post them here and I will answer them as best I can. I know that there is one NNP on here named SteveNNP121 (or something like that), but he hasn't...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Too Soon to Start MSN for NNP?
    Just sent you a PM :)
    Sep 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Too Soon to Start MSN for NNP?
    cmary: For your situation of having less experience, I would do part-time. It'll allow you a greater understanding of being able to apply what you learn in school into what you see at the bedside. It...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Too Soon to Start MSN for NNP?
    I just finished my NNP degree awhile ago, thought I would give you my perspective: To be eligible to take the NCC board exam, you don't need any NICU RN experience (this is fairly recent; it used...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    No worries :) My DH (from northern England) is a socialist and is fond of saying that Jesus was a communist. Not in an ironical fashion, but in a true Christian sense. I remember when I got my NMC...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  9. NMC Reference Form
    My hospital did not have a stamp, so I had them write me a letter on company overhead stating that there is no company stamp and that I worked there from x to x.
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  10. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    May I ask what your personal opinion is on the referendum? I have two good friends on the opposite sides of the debate and they both insist that their opinion of yes/no will be better for NHS...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  11. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    Well, it looks like the Scottish referendum for independence is tightening up for the "yes" side. Does anyone know what they plan to do with the nursing registrants? I don't really know the political...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  12. Poor RN professional conduct
    C'mon guys, we don't need to fight fire with fire. Sure she/he came in pretty defensive, but mocking her/him doesn't really serve any purpose. It certainly won't help her/him change his mind about...
    Jul 20
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Journey of a foreign nurse getting licensure
    Feel free to post your questions and I will help you as I can, but be aware that they've changed the process a bit since I did it a couple of years ago. You do need a BSN, another bachelor's...
    Jul 20
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Rehashing the 2015 DNP Requirement Debate
    I'll do you one better ;) not all states require certification. California is one of them.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Australian nurses in USA
    Did you come over on a K1 or a CR1? If on a K1 or tourist visa, have you adjusted status yet? itsmejuli is right, you need your social security number first, but you can get it immediately if you are...
    Jul 18
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Rehashing the 2015 DNP Requirement Debate
    My understanding is that the only way for DNPs to be "required" for practice are: 1. State BON requiring it for licensure. Unlikely...some states do not even require a master's (just a...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Can a nurse with Nicu experience get accepted to a Family NP program?
    I know of two NICU nurses that are doing FNP school and haven't worked with adults. Good luck!
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Poor RN professional conduct
    I think no water allowed in the unit is a bit much; do you also not allow breastfeeding mothers to bring any water? The no eating thing is very appropriate in a NICU, although I would mention that...
    Jul 10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. Light Cycling for ROP
    I have never heard of light cyling. Time to ask Dr. Google and Dr. PubMed :)
    Jul 7
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. NMC registration
    CTM gives you guidelines, but they don't really have much to do with the registration paperwork. I'm an American BSN who got registration back in 2012. Things have changed a little bit, but not too...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  21. Help UK-mass NP
    Ginger's mom is right, if you've only trained with adults, your education won't be sufficient because you can't get a NP license without a RN license. Do a search on the forum; it's been brought up a...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  22. Letting very young children see a dying patient
    My grandmother died when I was 18 and my younger sister was 10. Most of the extended family was in the hospital in the waiting room (she had a stroke) and my mom actually wasn't keen on the idea of...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. neonatal meningtis
    In general, neonatal meningitis has a high risk of neurodevelopmental delays (even with adequate antibiotic treatment), some of them quite severe. Infants usually have a brain MRI after treatment to...
    Jun 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. Neonatal dialysis?!
    Yeah, I've heard this is coming; one of the renal docs at my hospital mentioned it in passing a few weeks ago.
    Jun 5
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. A nurse who doesn't breastfeed
    See and that right there is part of society's problem. Breast milk from breasts is considered intimate and gross (I know that Esme did not say gross, but society generally thinks it is). This is a...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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