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  1. Frequency of BP in Pediatric Patients
    Thank you all for your responses. I apologize that it's taken me so long to get back to you. I usually attempt once, maybe twice, and chart "Unable to obtain BP, pt kicking", as a night nurse. ...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Frequency of BP in Pediatric Patients
    I work for a hospital that recently opened a general pediatric unit. My background is in pediatrics, but only at large Children's teaching hospitals. Our director has insisted that the standard...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Is Nursing as Stressful as Nursing School?
    I'm work in a pediatric hospital in the medical/surgical arena. I've been a nurse for just over two years. I'll tell you, for me, it's a different kind of stress. Nursing school is stressful...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Interested in School Nursing
    I'm so sorry it took me so long to reply to your entries. Thank you both for your comments and advice! I do love working in the hospital, but honestly, I don't see myself doing it forever, at...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Interested in School Nursing
    hello, all. i just wanted to say hi. i'm a pediatric rn with 2 years of hospital experience in pediatric medical/surgical/endocrine nursing. i was wondering what you would say are the...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Anyone work at Allchildren's Hospital in St. Pete?
    "I wanna say I heard they accept about 10-15% of the 100-150 that apply. I am interested but, they really are off the mark with the Aug start date for May graduates" Actually, that's pretty common...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. 2nd RN job, big move, feeling frustrated
    I was very blessed, right out of nursing school, I worked in a very specialized pediatric unit in a "prestigious" pediatric hospital in a large city. It was tough at first, I had a hard time...
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. IL RN looking to make the move to FL
    Hello all. I am still technically a new grad, as of last May, and I've been working as a nurse at a children's hospital in Chicago since August. Basically, my life situation has recently changed...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. How many years as a RN?
    I was hired as a new grad to a Magnet teaching hospital with an ADN. I didn't work as a CNA prior to graduating, but I did volunteer at this hospital, to get my foot in the door. Good luck!
    Dec 13, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. HELP!
    I feel the same way, and I'm just glad I'm not alone. Your story sounds like mine, great last semester, everyone's really nice, but I know I'm not doing things as well as I should be, even though...
    Oct 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. BSN Required?
    Go ahead and apply. I'm a new grad ADN and I didn't think I had a prayer to get hired at the hospital I recently started working for in their RN Internship program. I did volunteer for them for 6...
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. littman pediatric stethoscope vs ultrascope pediatric stethoscope
    LOVE my Ultrascope! I have an adult one, but I'll soon be purchasing the dual pediatric/neonatal or just the pediatric one soon. I have used other people's Littman's before and they were awesome as...
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  13. Does anyone else like working night shift besides me?
    I'm a new grad and about to start working nights. I'm really excited, but also really nervous about how this will affect my mental and physical health. The posts I've read on here so far have been...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Vaginal Delivery May Be OK After C-Section
    I totally agree! The human body "knows" what it's doing as far as labor and delivery goes, and I believe in the vast majority of cases, the least amount of medical intervention, the better! Looking...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    Yes, answer that you took the exam.
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    I brought my laptop computer with me and left it in the car while I took the exam. Immediately afterward, I high-tailed it to the first place that had Wi-Fi and got on the site right away. I got...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Nursing Unions-what is the good,bad, ugly?
    There's always going to be requirements with jobs that take away flexibility. If you don't like the requirement of joining a union when you start working for a hospital, make the choice not to work...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Do Chicago Hospitals only hire BSN RNs?
    I have been waiting for almost a month to find out if CMH is going to hire me for their new graduate program!! I have an ADN and it doesn't seem like that mattered to them at all. It's driving me...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. Dubai. Yes or No?
    Nursing shortage in the U.S.?? How do you figure? All I see is a shortage of nursing jobs... Go for it, Mike! Of course, that's only my personal opinion, as I've never been there, but I've...
    May 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The Case Against Breastfeeding
    I had to co-bed with my daughter. She WOULD NOT be put down to sleep, no matter what I tried. In order for me to get some sleep, I had to sleep with her. It lasted for about the first 7-8mos, and...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. The Case Against Breastfeeding
    I think every woman is different. I breastfed my baby and the stretch marks came from pregnancy. They didn't get any worse with breastfeeding and eventually faded to barely noticeable. I actually...
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. The Case Against Breastfeeding
    For goodness sake, allow mothers to make informed choices!! I am a huge advocate for breastfeeding and I'll be honest, I have a hard time understanding why a mother wouldn't choose breastfeeding...
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Premature Births Are Fueling Higher Rates of Infant Mortality in U.S., Report Says
    Very interesting. It's almost pointless to compare without an overall standard of what constitutes a "live birth!"
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Premature Births Are Fueling Higher Rates of Infant Mortality in U.S., Report Says
    I know, it drives me crazy and that's the reason I want to become a midwife. I believe that the reason I ended up with a C-section, due to my daughter being in fetal distress, was because of the...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Opinions pls!, Is it to late?
    HECK NO, it's not too late!!! If it's what you want to do, go for it!!! Honestly, I know more people in school for nursing who are doing it as a 2nd career, a little later on in life, than people...
    Nov 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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