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  1. Optimal Effects of Child Life Involvement in Pediatric Nursing
    Our CCLS Anna is awesome--she is also a certified Recreational Therapist! She also has a special needs child of her own, so she really "gets it" when we care for the very precious kids at our...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Pediatric LTC/Rehab facilities in San Francisco for New Grad
    Hi there--I have been a Peds RN for my whole 30 year RN career and most of the last 15 years in northern California. Due to the great climate, the economy and the world class healthcare, the Bay area...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. My Options for a career transition
    Hi everyone--I am returning to MSN grad school Fall 2013 in the Bay area. I have been a pediatric ICU,hospice,ambulatory care,educator,home care,manager etc nurse for 30 years. I would like to...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. Hurrying death?
    I appreciate the link to the HPNA site...validates what my experience has been with children and teens. Thank you from another JeanMarie :yes:
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Which would be better? ADN or BSN?
    Stanford Hospitals and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital are now requiring BSN trained RNs. Also, you will have a hard time getting into a RN to BSN program any time soon--they are...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. SIDS Pediatric Code
    Good morning--I just wanted to tell you that you are such a blessing.... I have been a peds RN for thirty plus years and was the coordinator of a state SIDS support group and research program. Your...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. DNR versus AND
    Clarifying DNR vs AND I am a peds palliative care RN at a unique house in northern California. Our standard of care uses AND exclusively because it is the preferred terminology now in the...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. List
    Is there a list of current acceptable practices under the new HIPPA regulations? Occasionally, I am having a difficult time determining if what we are doing is okay or not. For example, labeling...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  9. Palliative care
    Hi again! @Smurfynursey...So happy to hear that you are as passionate about palliative care and kids as I am! I have worked in pediatrics my whole very long 30 year nursing care :redpinkhe I have...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. Palliative care
    Hello there fellow kid nurses--I am an RN BSN CPN and am studying for the CHPPN test this summer. I work at a "state of the art" pediatric palliative care facility in the SF Bay area. I can attest...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. Coping with death
    Hi there--I can feel your grief through the computer. I have been a pediatric RN for nearly 30 years and it never gets easy to lose a patient--it shouldn't. However, I did learn in the last 8 years...
    Jun 20, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. Please Tell Me About Hospice Nursing...Quick!
    Hi there--I am an experienced RN with 25+ years of PICU and Ambulatory Peds behind me. I made the switch (if it really has to be labeled) to hospice and palliative care 6 years ago with the opening...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. A new venture!
    Hi SaraBeth, So happy that you are eager to join us long timers peds nurses! I joined the ranks as a CNA in 1980 and then as an RN in 1983. I've worked in ambulatory peds, PICU, NICU, discharge...
    Dec 28, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. does anyone do pediatric hospice?
    Hi Talia, You can email me by clicking on the envelope icon above for any further questions or information on our program. I also suggest that you check out the online sites for Canuck Place in...
    Nov 26, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  15. does anyone do pediatric hospice?
    Hello again, Thanks for the new posts regarding Pediatric Palliative/Respite/Hospice Care. George Mark Children's House is the nations' only freestanding independant facility for this kind of care....
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. Got a job as a Peds. nurse.... need overview please!
    Hi there! I would strongly recommend the list of texts that are on the Pediatric Certification Board of Nursing website ( I just finished the prep for the national peds cert exam and...
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. Retirement  When?
    I am blessed to work at a pediatric hospice facility with a 74 year old retired PICU RN. She left after 35 years (!) in the PICU--I lasted five! She is an inspiration and joy to be around. I would...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Do you ever feel like a monster?
    This sad tale reminds me of the lesson my dear mom taught me.........Kill 'em with kindness and you'll live at peace..........
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Looking for a warmer climate to work in...any suggestions?
    Hey! The Bay Area of San Francisco has it made!! Weather--best in the country!! Salaries are awesome and lots of things to do--skiing is an hour away, plus boating on the Bay. Unbelieveable...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Cancer patient, 5, leaves notes for family
    Great story. I work with these kinds of kids each day and am continually blessed by how they live and die with joy. Chidlren's Hospice International endorses a reallly good book called THE PURPLE...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. does anyone do pediatric hospice?
    Hi--I am one of the first nurses to work at George Mark Children's House in northern California. We are the nation's first free standing end of life and respite facility just for kids:yeah:. It is...
    Sep 29, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing

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