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  1. Suggestions...
    and I thought 12 hours of spongebob was torture! I think WoF suppases HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA (in the most annoying voice possible, of course)
    Feb 18
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Starting off Pediatric Nursing Career
    There are many posts to this effect on here - all you need to do is search! Good luck with everything.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Pediatric Daycare Facilities
    They are referred by the MD and home health. When I worked at a PPEC, we had a few kids that had wrap around nursing (mostly the t/v kids) when they didn't come to us. Its actually cheaper than...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Pediatric BMT
    Try All Childrens in St Pete, florida.
    Feb 9
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  5. St. Jude or Methodist Children's?
    I'm not you....but I would never, ever, EVER turn down a job offer at St Judes. If peds onc is what you want...there is no better place to be. I have moved for jobs before, and been in places I...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  6. Pediatric Daycare Facilities
    I can tell you that I worked at a PPEC - Perscribed pediatric extended care facility - which is exactly what you are talking about. I dispised it. I left when I was throwing up every day on my way...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. About Pediatric Oncology
    good for you! Pediatric oncology can be a hard area to break into - most nurses get there and stay there (from my experiance). There are many great nursing schools in Mass! Since you are...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  8. coming home! :)
    After a year (and almost 3 months) of working exclusively with adults, I am coming home to peds!!!! Oh, how i missed my kidlets :) there is nothing like pediatric nursing... <3
    Jan 29
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. Do Mean Girls make Mean Nurses
    I have encountered bullying...however I would echo others in that this is common in any workplace, especially when dominated by women. To the OP, Thank you for your service to our country!
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. "I don't know how you do it"
    I used to work at a pediatric hospice and that is frequently the response I would get. Kids are great teachers. And like many peds nurses, I would take a sick kid over a healthy adult any day.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. This is a really embarrassing question but I have to ask
    Lung sounds can be challenging. It takes some practice. I learned using websites, and then ended up working at a facility were 50% of the patients I was caring for had "musical chests" at least...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  12. let's talk trachs!
    Hi guys, I have a few questions. I've worked with many patients (mostly peds, or peds developmental level). How do you decide if someone has a cannula, or just have a stoma? I have seen adult...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  13. just a funny...
    me too! So glad I'm not the only one, lol
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. just a funny...
    So I was reading a book last night, where the main character was at a guest house. He went into the bathroom...and "everything was laid out for him" and I thought of OASIS. anyone else? haha
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Bringing in Ostomy nurses for problems & a Hospice question....
    My home health agency has a hospice outreach nurse, maybe its time to have a talk? What about the social worker? I agree the wound center sounds like a simply splended idea.
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Non-compliant patients
    hi! I am a home health nurse. This is something I encounter pretty frequently. I say that we can be like a GPS - we can help you pick healthy food, help you learn your meds, offer support ect...but...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. wasting time?
    Thanks guys! Both my best friend and I have had to go to the ER for "something" that turned to be "nothing". Very glad that we werent wasting your time!
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. wasting time?
    Hi all, First off, I am not an ER nurse... Just wondering what you think of people who come in with something they think is really bad and it ends up being nothing...do you think of that as a...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. You Know You're a PDN When...
    I can relate to pretty much all of these! Great thread!
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. remembering lab values r.o
    I think of lab values as money. It really helps when you are explaining things to patients (ie, you want 12 dollars and you have $11.50)
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Children's specialized hospital nj interview process
    I worked at a facility similar to the one you are talking about (HSC in DC) and the test was pretty easy. Know basics, and know how to draw up meds and calculate mg/kg and you will be fine.
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. Left or right side for vaccines?
    Just out of curiosity, have any of you personally experimented with that theroy? (I ask because I'm curious, and flu shots are coming!)
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Is this specialty flooded in your area?
    I am in New England and peds is an area with a lot of compitition. Just a friendly reminder tho, you DO NOT have to work in a hospital to be a peds nurse! I've been a peds nurse for almost 5...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. Diabetic issue
    What about a lock box with 2 keys...one for you and one for the head counselor? Just a thought....
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  25. OI MDs
    meanmaryjean, I would really like to adopt an OI kid, if life aligns. My life is pretty mobile, and while I would rather be near family, relocating to be near doctors who know which way is up with...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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