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  1. What..work with NO residents??
    I work in a similar setting. It can be a little intimidating, but I think the atmosphere really depends on the team you are working with. I work with wonderful nurses and doctors that I trust. ...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    I call them "Victoria Has-No-Secret"
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    we use "christmas trees" and have frequent fliers too.
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Staffing for c/s for a small unit
    Hello all, I work in a small unit (500-600 deliveries per year) that does L&D and post-partum. Recently we have had some issues arise with our c-sections. We currently staff 2 nurses on floor at...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. What do you use? A fanny pack?!
    I use a pocket organizer to hold pens, scissors, hemastats, alcohol swabs, keys, highlighter, and lunch money. I have a tote bag that I keep in my locker with spares of the above things plus...
    Jun 6, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Is your facility warning staff for overtime, for missing lunch breaks or other?
    The unit I work in has a time log that you put overtime, missed lunches, charge hours, etc. It is expected that you complete your work on time, and anything in the book has to be initialed by...
    Jun 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hardest things to deal with in NICU...
    Well said! I feel exactly the same way!
    May 28, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Methadone research?
    Does anyone know of any research out there regarding methadone dosing for pregnant women or methadone withdrawal? We are having a rash of methadone kids admitted and the mothers have been on very...
    May 12, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. Any new grads hired in NICU?
    I graduated June '07 and hired straight into our level III unit. I had 12 weeks orientation before I was on my own. And even when I was to my own shift with my own assignment, the teamwork in my...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. More strange baby names
    I work in an NICU and the most recent ones are Knolleg (pronounced knowledge) Justice and twins, Brionte Amarion (the boy) and Briona Amaria (the girl)
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Funny Names
    Peyshence (Patience) Kwanell A'Kufusai Just today I asked a mom how to spell her son's name and she said that she hadn't gotten that far, but how would I spell it? I told her that it was...
    Aug 22, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. How many in your class Started/Finished
    We had 31 to start. Lost 4 total (2 for failing, 2 for medical reasons) and gained 1 person from a previous class. So graduated with 28.
    Jun 20, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Starting psych rotation tomorrow and TERRIFIED
    Pysch rotation wasn't what I expected at all. Mostly, the patients I dealt with just needed someone to talk to and really listen. Luckily, as a student, I was more than able to make that happen, at...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. One step closer!
    I just passed my HESI yesterday! Graduation in 5 weeks, AWESOME clinical instructor, school life couldn't get much better right now. I am going tot bask for awhile, then let reality sink in...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Something that I'm so SICK of hearing...
    I just laugh and tell people that I am actually a vampire at heart and need to be around lots of blood to function. :lol2: It USUALLY makes people laugh at their own statement. I have gotten some...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Pregnant in Nursing school
    I would wait. I have a friend who had to drop out mid-semester because of complications with her 3rd pregnancy. She had previously uncomplicated pregnancies previously. Ironically, she was in her...
    May 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Would you work during nursing school if you didn't have to?
    NO!!! I have to work now and I HATE it. I really love my job ( I am a tutor at the college I attend) but can't stand the constant struggle for time. The only day that I do not have school or...
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Yeah, I am a student nurse, I sit on my lazy but eatting bon bons alllll day long!!!
    I had the same problem when I started as well. No help with childcare, chores etc. I am now in my last term and we have had so many arguments about the same s*** over and over. Anyway, we sat down...
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. No Respect for LTC nurses?
    I personally know that LTC isn't for me, but I give the nurses who are passionate about it my utmost respect! I think everyone has their niche, and people who judge are just plain cruel. My best...
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Graduation Gift Help!
    I graduate in 6 weeks (WOO HOO) and my husband, bless his heart, didn't know what to get me, so my best friend has picked out a sterling silver bracelet that has RN engraved on the front and a...
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Does YOUR school allow pinning dispite...
    I know that the reasoning behind passing the HESI as an requirement to graduate in my school is because the administration has research (or so they tell us :) ) that shows that graduates who have...
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Does YOUR school allow pinning dispite...
    My school does allow students who have passed all other requirements other than passing the HESI to be pinned.
    Apr 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Pregnancy question
    Thanks for the advice! I think I will wait until after my first trimester to tell her, no use stressing out over something that could end (but hopefully not!!) I had a pretty easy pregnancy with my...
    Mar 28, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. Pregnancy question
    I was hoping that someone could give a little advice for me. I just found out that I am pregnant. Yea! Not planned, but still great. I am 6 weeks along and will graduate from Nursing school in...
    Mar 27, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. Poll:  What do you love about the NICU?
    I agree! This is exactly what I was looking for! Thanks everyone.
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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