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  1. Late nights at doctor's office
    I am wondering how many other clinic nurses end up working late nights. I left the hospital so I could have more work/life balance and work 8-5. I worked for a really great clinic for a few years...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. Student Nurse Wanting More Information on Clinic Nursing
    I work in the OB/Gyn department of a large multi-site clinic that has pretty much any specialty you can think of (we have a lot of HMO patients). I give way more injections at the clinic than I...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  3. My Nursing Career In Six Words
    Hospital is hell, ambulatory care rocks
    Aug 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. L&D RN's opinions on doulas?
    Completely agree with Klone. I have worked with a few doulas who were amazing and provided great support to the patients and worked WITH the nurse to make laobr the most positive experience possible...
    Feb 6, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. So what is there besides working in a hospital...?
    I just made the switch from the hospital to a doctor's office a month ago, and I LOVE it! Because my clinic is part of a large organization of clinics associated with a hospital group, I only took a...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. birth defect, not allowed to practice nursing?
    I know a nurse who is missing a hand (since birth) and another one who has a shortened forearm and incomplete hand, and both are awesome nurses. They have had to learn how to adjust in doing things...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Fired After 50, Part I: What It's Like To Be A Statistic
    Viva, I have loved your posts over the years and have learned so much from you, from nursing school and now into my third year of working as an RN (even though I don't know that we have ever...
    Jul 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. As good as, Better or Worse than you thought it would be...
    Working in a hospital was worse than I thought it would be. I came from another career (information systems) and was used to professionalism and corporate culture. I think the conditions in many...
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. just getting in to nursing ad need advice please!!!
    Work in a hospital during nursing school to get your foot in the door. Often it can be difficult to get into L&D as a new grad, but it is not impossible. My department has hired new grads who...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    Katy, You seem awfully defensive and easily angered. The fact of the matter is that the system is broken. I had a few really good clinical experiences in nursing school due to a couple of...
    Jun 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why are some nurses so rude to students?
    I have been an nurse for 2 years, and I can remember how horrible some clinical days were due to nurses who hated having students. Because of that experience, I have tried to go out of my way to be...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nursing Education, Not Training!!
    Your AKC Kennel Club reply is hilarious (even if you don't really use it.)
    Jun 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. helping pts after del
    As an L&D/postpartum nurse, I would agree that you should expect your nurses to be helping patients. Yes, we do want them to become independent, but I always figure I'd rather err on the side of...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Question about office job vs. hospital job
    Thanks Ayvah, Yes, the idea of having a minute in the bathroom without the portable phone ringing sounds wonderful. Also, the opportunity to GO to the bathroom! I can't believe the number of 12...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    Ok, so I have been hesistant to bring this up, but here goes. I am all for "to each his/her own," and if people want to groom down there, it's all good by me as long as they are not getting coerced...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    he is not just any male. he's a stallion!!!
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    Thanks for joining. That was hilarious! :lol2:
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    So glad that we haven't completely scared you away and that you have a sense of humor. Just remember when you might be thinking "stallion," we might be thinking "naked mole rat" or "turkey neck and...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Question about office job vs. hospital job
    I have been working as an RN in a hospital for 2 years and have an interview at a doctor's office this week. From all the posts I have read under ambulatory care, I think I would really prefer to...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  20. Shy new grad at work
    Don't put yourself down because you are naturally an introvert...lots of people are. Pay attention to who is most helpful at work. Watch how the other nurses interact. Be sure to ask questions when...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    John, John, John....I sure hope you really didn't mean to write this as it sounds. Just when I was looking at it from a different perspective since I do shave my armpits and legs and I do prefer men...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    Hmmm. You've got me looking at it from another perspective. I do shave my armpits and my legs (although I have blonde hair that doesn't show much), I wear light makeup, and I do highlight my hair. ...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    OK, sorry John, I know you jumped in where you could really get an earful. I just don't get guys who "expect very little to no hair down there." As I said in my previous post, where do all these...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. pre-delivery "grooming" issue?
    In my hospital, we shave women prior to cesareans so the tape over and around the dressing won't stick to the hair and yank it all out when the dressing is removed. Also, for women whose hairline...
    May 17, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. What hospital jobs would help me get my foot in the door?
    Working as a PCT/CNA is a great way to get good patient care experience. However, if you are a good worker, almost any hospital job will get your foot in the door. I worked in ER registration...
    May 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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