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  1. Every mom, dad, sis, uncle believes they know better than the nurse...
    As an L&D RN I get this a lot! My favorite things people say always start with "well when I had my baby..." Which was 25 yrs ago. Or "I read on the Internet that she will get potassium to induce her...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. mother-baby RN role in infant suctioning
    NRP covers delee suctioning, it's scary at first not knowing when to stop, but your preceptor should be able to coach you through it. NRP will also cover newborn O2 sats, it's normal not to be...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Army precision courses
    The precision course guarentee/option sheet is something you will sign before they submit your packet. Your recruiter should provide you with the details. It does say that you owe them a year after...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    Hi everyone! I finally was able to make it to MEPS for my physical; which I passed! (I was worried about height/weight as its always been an issue with the Army) Now I'm just waiting on the board...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. What would you do?
    *heart racing*, after first 2 ctx w/ lates do all the IURM listed as before, after not fixing them...OR time. She shoulda been cut @ 1030 if she wasn't complete and +4 and pushing. No way should it...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. help rn on postpartum thinking about labor!!!
    I was a PP RN out of nursing school for about a year too, loved the teaching part of the job but wanted more of a challenge. I took EFM classes, my ACLS, and any OB class I could get into so that my...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    Hi everyone! I'm also sending in my packet for the Oct/Nov board. I'm just waiting of my mgr's to return my evals. I'm shooting for OB/GYN nursing...I've been an L&D RN for approx 18 mo in a high...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Army OB/GYN RN
    Hi everyone! I'm getting ready to submit my packet for 66G (OB/GYN). I've been looking for other Army RN's in the OB field, but have not been able to find any info in either thread. A little...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Education and being a nurse in the military questions need answering
    I spent 5 years active duty as an Army Medic/healthcare specialist...and now I'm a civilian RN...hope I can shed some light. :) First: How was life like enlisted in the military? Its like any...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. MDs that accept Tricare in Houston
    To all, I am currently looking for an OB in Houston, TX that accepts Tricare insurance. I have a recruiter friend that is moving here with a pregnant wife (30wks). I've been on the Tricare website...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Army Reserve Nursing
    thanks everyone! And yeah, I would never go to the mall recruiters for this...def AMEDD...not that green. :) Good luck all!
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Army Reserve Nursing
    Hey everyone! I've enjoyed getting info from this thread. I am currently a Post Partum/L&D RN. I spent 5 yrs AD as a medic before getting out and going to school (BSN). I miss the Army...I know its...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. BSN New Grads
    Thank you so much everyone for your help!!
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. BSN New Grads
    Hello everyone! I graduate Dec 16th from UTHSC-SON (BSN). I have a few questions...1)When do I start looking for a job? 2) How soon after graduating do you sit for the NCLEX? 3) How long after...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    Of course you can wear regular clothes...shoot some of us even wear pjs. Its cold in there so I always have a hoodie with me, and I have a blanket in my locker...yes it gets that cold! Scrubs...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    So sorry! I should have clarified...I hope I didn't freak you out! The 20 people are retaking the classes this semester. They have to move down to part time, and graduate a semester later. You have...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    Yeah A's are possible, but no offense Kimmy, but we never had open note/book tests either, neither did we ever get a curve on a test. Ya'll are the first. We lost 20 people last semester to Care...
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    oops it is for spring...but hey that can help you out too!!!
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    oops it might be for spring 2010..let me double check that!
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    i found the fb group for you guys in another thread for ut class of fall 2010!
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. UT houston spring 2010 hopefuls
    since you guys already have a fb for the class of fall 2010 please let the others in the other thread know! i'm going to post the fb link you posted but just so you know there are others out there!...
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    You guys are more proactive than we were! We just waited for our packet to come in and then did everything in the months to follow. Key for the books though...it will cost you around 1200-1300...
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    Clinicals are helpful. Don't be scared...though you're first patient interaction can be interesting. You just have to be confident and you'll get plenty of practice. Labs help and your clinical...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    Dr. ****** is awesome. Patho was my favorite, and my best class. It all depends on if you are a concept person or a memorize and regurgitate person.
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. UT Houston Fall 2010 (University of Texas at Houston)
    Oh yeah...quick tip! Once you all know who got in, start a FB page for your class that way you can follow each other this summer with all the stuff you will have to do. Plus its helpful once school...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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