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  1. Searching for knock off crocs - they have holes on top that look like a flower...
    Years ago I had my favorite nurses shoes EVER...I absolutely loved them they were so comfortable. They were not expensive....they looked like knock off crocs....they had holes in the top, the holes...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. care pathway for late preterm infant
    I am looking to do a project for my job in which I develop a care pathway for late preterm infants. I work for a regular newborn nursery and level one special care nursery. I do not even know where...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. The frightening ignorance of teens having babies
    I strongly agree with this! Yes girls get pregnant young and I do support birth control education but I also support education in parenting. These girls can succeed and we as nurses can be a...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Nurses writing Scripts for Doctors
    I work in a pediatrician office....nurses write the scripts and give them to the dr to sign....they review them first. We do call in scripts but only AFTER the dr tells us to. And this is in NY
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. "6 months notice is customary"
    she is completely out of line! 2 weeks notice is fine!
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. new grad NY - no hope
    are you an LPN or RN? upstate NY
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. need a lactation flow sheet
    I need to make a lactation consult flowsheet. Does anyone have one I can use as a guide? It is for a pediatrician office but anything would help thanks so much!
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Excelsior Nursing Program?
    I think I should have said this differently. It was not just my experience that got me through the CPNE it was my preparation. Most people who failed had been LPN's for years (one for 30 years) and...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. gained alot of weight as a nurse
    I have been a nurse 4 years. I have been a nurse in Labor and Delivery a little over a year....in that year I have gained 22 pounds. I started out at 135 and now weigh 157. I am so upset about...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Unhappy in Job
    if you do decide to leave go to a med surg unit and you will gain so much valuable experience that could help in labor in delivery. Busy med surg floors help you learn to organize and multitask. I...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. lactation counseling in peds office
    Is anyone a Lactation Consultant in a Pediatric office? If so....how do you bill for a lactation visit? We are trying to figure this out at the office I work for.
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Why did you become a nurse?
    Wow I can not believe this thread is not full!!!! Ok so I worked in retail for 7 years. I didn;t mind my job but that is all it was....a job. I realized if I was going to spend 40 hours a week...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Self Scheduling/Weekend Requirements
    We self schedule, everyone has to do 32 hours of weekend. At least half our time has to be off shift. We do 8 hours on call nights a month.....older nurses who have worked there a long time do not...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. what should i do?????????
    thanks everyone for your advice and making me see things differently. I guess I am making a huge deal out of nothing. Its just hard when you feel tension with your boss every day. The last thing I...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. what should i do?????????
    i come to this site to vent so that i do not do it at work. i am at work for one reason and that is to take care of my patients and that i do well. i am not going to worry about this anymore. cant...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. 'cattle calls' in ER waiting room?
    i used to work in an ED and we used to call names. Often you have to use forst and last names. Management felt we were breeching HIPPA and we changed to pagers. They were pretty strict about not...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. what should i do?????????
    Also lla who said I ever acted disgruntled on the job? Not me. I go to work with a smile on my face and I take excellent care of my patients. With such a bog change I would think the DON would...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. what should i do?????????
    Thank you all for your comments and advice I appreciate it. lla maybe I didnt explain the situation well as I was lied to. I was promised one thing and then told I could not do it for a reason that...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. rn taking orders from an lpn?
    in new york state an lpn can never take a verbal order. also can not hang blood or blood products. can not initiate a medicated drip. can not hang the 1st antibiotic. also can not do the initial...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. how to become a lactation counselor
    Does anyone know of any ways to become a lactation counselor. In my area we have a place called Little Darlings that offers a 40 hour course once a year. Just wondering about an online option?
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. what should i do?????????
    ok so the class is one week in November. Now at the peds office she said she would pay for the class she did not say she would pay for me to go....its 40 hours. Is it rude of me to ask her?
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. 'cattle calls' in ER waiting room?
    i agree with pagers or numbers. calling names is a hippa violation
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. rn taking orders from an lpn?
    First of all i nmy opinion an LPN should NEVER be supervising an RN or functioning in a supervisory role. And I have NOTHING against LPN's (I was one for 4 years). LPN's can NOT take a verbal...
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. what should i do?????????
    I work on a Labor & Delivery Unit, I have been there a little over a year. Orientation is FOREVER. I was told in one year I would be oriented to post partum, nursery, and labor. I am oriented to...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Can you be an er nurse with an assoc. Degree?
    Absolutely you can! Some states though require an ER nurse to have 1 year of experience on a med/surg floor.
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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