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  1. 1st C-Section
    Curious as L&D RN's, would u recommend pt's get spinal or epidurals for c/s? Also, anything suggestions on what to ask the OB before re: meds, scar, etc? Thanks!
    Jan 12, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. ? re: closed trials
    I truly appreciate your replies. To answer the question about what phase the trials are in, some are phase 2 but I'm am not honestly acquainted with any yet. the department is in a state of flux...
    Apr 25, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  3. ? re: closed trials
    I am new as a research RN. I am very unfamiliar with all the legalities of it but had been given a heads-up from a former colleague to be very careful about documentation etc. My question is, I...
    Apr 24, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  4. Oncology Research Nurse Job Offer
    I have been out of nursing school for almost 2 years, just got offered a position as an Oncology Research RN (no experience oncology floor experience,will train). However, I do have experience...
    Feb 6, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  5. Stethoscope Diaphragm Covers
    I have seen them used at the hospital I will be working out in a few weeks. If you google Safe Seal diaphragm covers you will find them. I think they are even on ebay. Spec
    Mar 7, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. dansko's professional or occupational?
    thanks for all the tips. I have actually tried them on in a store and figured if I know I'm a size 37, i might as well save some money and order them online. www.clogscentral.com has a 15%...
    Feb 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. dansko's professional or occupational?
    This is a silly question but considering I'm going to spend $100 on a pair of shoes I thought I might as well try and ask... I'm going to buy a pair of dansko's and tried on the professional's...
    Feb 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 75 questions...scared!
    I took my NCLEX last month and passed with 120 questions. I believe the overwhelming majority of people that get 75 questions do pass but wanted to just share that someone I know got 75 questions...
    Feb 20, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Anyone use their Treo 650 at work?
    I was wondering if anyone owns one or uses something similar (sidekick? blackberry? pocketpc? palm?) at work and finds it so helpful. I'm thinking of getting an all-in-one device for...
    Feb 13, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Moving to Manhattan... need a job!
    mccnrs2b, pm me. i'll be starting a job at sloan kettering soon! thanks, spec
    Feb 8, '05
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Moving to Manhattan... need a job!
    I grew up in NY and lived in NYC before going to nursing school in Tennessee. I just had to add that I just graduted in December and am moving to NYC in 2 weeks. In my experience (just 1 opinion),...
    Feb 7, '05
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. 5 things a new RN must have...
    This list is great! Thanks for all the input. I especially like the pda advice and the indiglo watch idea. I never heard a hemostat called a kelly clamp in nursing school so thanks for the clue. ...
    Feb 3, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 5 things a new RN must have...
    Well, I feel good because I already have a few of these like: A significant other that doesn't mind dating odd ours (I'm married) and click pens. :) I should mention, I'll be working peds it...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 5 things a new RN must have...
    I'm trying to decide if there is anything I need to go out and buy before I start my first job as a RN... My list includes so far: good shoes (I will look at Dansko's) & support hose Is there...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. hourly RN pay vs. salaried?
    Sorry I didn't explain this but the salaried position is NOT for management. It's a Staff RN position on a regular floor! I'm also a new grad, so I am sure I would be working OT. However, I think...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. hourly RN pay vs. salaried?
    Thanks. I didn't even realize hospital staff RN positions pay salary sometimes rather than hourly. This is a big deal to me but unfortunately it's the job I'm leaning towards. If there is not a...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. hourly RN pay vs. salaried?
    I graduated in December and just passed NCLEX and am trying to make a decision between 2 jobs. One difference that I was hoping to get opinions on is the salaries. Position A is paid hourly. I...
    Feb 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Peds Oncology as new grad?
    Hi All, Well, some of you may have read my post about my dad having lymphoma. I'm actually writing though to ask about your thoughts on new grads going directly into pediatric oncology. I...
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  19. really bad news on dad's biopsy...any advice from onc RN's?
    Thanks for all the input. My dad is doing pretty well. He just completed his 3rd chemo session of CHOP+Rituxan. They are going to do a PET scan next week which will hopefully show that it is...
    Jan 31, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  20. Some thoughts about NCLEX
    To everyone studying for NCLEX & getting ready to take it, I promised myself I'd take some time if I passed NCLEX to write out some thoughts that may hopefully help at least 1 person. Of...
    Jan 30, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Taking NCLEX 2/1/05 Need some Encouragement/Advice
    I just wanted to wish you the best of luck. Go in there knowing that you made it through school and you can do it. DON'T get discouraged if the test goes well beyond 75 questions. I let it upset...
    Jan 30, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. my unofficial results are in...
    nynurse and cammy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo happy for us! agh i'm so glad the waiting is over. congratulations girls! good luck to all those waiting...you never know so...
    Jan 26, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. my unofficial results are in...
    [size=3]icannot believe it it says pass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :balloons: :hatparty: :hatparty: :balloons: thank you all, everyone. i cannot believe it. this was...
    Jan 26, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. How's everyone doing?
    Hey Jenn, I think I can find out results tomorrow morning and then I am going out of town for a few days in the afternoon. Depending on what happens, I may be balling the entire flight! Anyway,...
    Jan 25, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. I Passed!!!!!!!!!!!!
    CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is wonderful. Wishing u all the best. Spec-biting her fingers off with anxiety
    Jan 25, '05
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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