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  1. Wound vac seal in toe space
    I would use a technique similar to what Kiszi describes.
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Going to Japan
    They do. However, there are so few civilian positions. I'm in Japan as well. I've been out of work for a year and three more years to go on this tour. I am fully prepared to take a refresher course...
    Sep 3, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. Inactive for 4 yrs, want job anywhere Now!
    I'm in Japan as well. We've been here for a year and I have been out of nursing for the same amount of time. We're here for three more years and it's not very likely I will work for the remainder of...
    Sep 3, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. Sterling Medical Corp?
    I am in the application process for a contract job at a military base overseas. I have been wondering the same thing. I am going to send you a PM. I attempted to send and PM, but I kept receiving...
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. military spouse Germany
    I worked as an RN at LRMC when my husband was stationed at Ramstein a few years ago. I called the unit I had experience in directly and the manager interviewed and hired me, but the hiring process...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. "I'm not floating."
    YES, YES, a thousand times YES! I am an L&D nurse as well and at my last L&D job we were required to float to all floors of the hospital to include the ICU. I was one that hated floated to any floor...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. wound numbing spray
    Are you referring to Hurricane (Benzocaine) spray? I work in an outpatient wound care clininc and it is used along with 4% topical tetracaine in our clinic prior to debridement.
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. How hard is it do get into another area after OB?
    I know you are not currently looking, OP but if you are able to work nights etc. it may be easier to land a non-OB position. Due to my personal circumstances I was looking for a 8-5ish, no weekend,...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. How hard is it do get into another area after OB?
    I completely agree with Klone. I also went into OB straight out of nursing school and worked there for 5 years. Two years ago, when we had to relocate for my husband's job, I knew that I was not...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Moving from VA to OKC this summer
    Good luck to you both!
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  11. I want to be a nurse with a 9-5 job w/ weekends and holidays off
    I work 8-4:30 M-F in an outpatient wound care clinic.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. Other jobs with OB experience?
    Are you wanting to stay in OB? My husband is in the military so we relocate every couple of years. With this past move, daycare hours, school transportation and my husbands work hours made L&D floor...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Help with instruments
    Sorry I read your OR as OB. My advice will probably not be helpful to you.
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Moving from VA to OKC this summer
    There is also OU Edmond. They opened a gorgeous L&D unit last year. I don't work L&D at the moment so I am of no help as far as where to work or anything like that. They do have one open position,...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  15. What specialties have you tried? Did you end up where you thought you would?
    I worked 5 years in L&D and I currently work in an outpatient wound care clinic. I never thought I would work wound care. I don't love it, but the hours work for my family right now and I work with...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My Experience With The Four-Day Live Hurst Review For NCLEX
    I attended a Hurst review in 2005 as well. It was excellent and I highly recommend it. I agree with one1morestep. I passed the NCLEX with 75 questions and I had an ABG analysis question I would not...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Cutting VAC foam
    We don't use KCI that often in our clinic, as our doc prefers a different company but I am going to try using the spiral cut next time that is a great idea.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  18. Floating?
    A couple of years ago when I was working at an L&D unit at a military hospital I was asked to float to the ICU. I told the charge nurse pretty much the same thing and offered to help out in any way I...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Are there any OKC metro hospitals that don't have 7-7 shifts?
    Well, daycare is still an issue, I can not find any daycare that will transport my daughter to school that opens before 6:30. It's not that I am unhappy where I am at right now, it's just not my...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  20. DEMEROL ... does Your unit use it?
    When I worked in NC some anesthesia providers wrote for Demerol for shivering, works like a charm. I didn't see it too often, but I did give it a few times.
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Are there any OKC metro hospitals that don't have 7-7 shifts?
    Specifically Mercy. I am thinking about applying for some PRN positions to get back into L&D but due to my child's daycare situation the earliest I can drop off the kids at daycare is 0630 and my...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  22. maggots?
    Had my first maggot experience today. I work in an outpatient wound care clinic. I removed the dressing and there were maggots crawling all over the patients wound. I excused myself for a brief...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Nurses Week/Hospital Week
    The Florence Prescription - new book by Joe Tye This was our "appreciation" gift. Gee thanks. It even had a personal intro by our CNO.
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Happy Nurses Week
    This was our nurse's appreciation gift with a personalized intro from our CNO. I am not kidding. The Florence Prescription - new book by Joe Tye
    May 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Getting ready to start a new job
    Almost a year! Never in a million years would I thought I would be working in wound care and absolutely loving it! Good luck on your new job!
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing

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