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  1. RNC - the whats and hows?
    I have my certification through National Certification Corporation (NCC). Web site is
    Aug 1, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Computer charting
    It depends on what your hospital has. Normally, the information should go from your computer to a server, then to a storage disk and then to a backup storage disk. These are all in different...
    Jun 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Hospital "gift" for mom?
    All of our nurses are trained in the infant safety seats. It was a 3 day work shop. Ugh! Anyway, we give the car seats and teach the parents on correct installation.
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Hospital "gift" for mom?
    We give them a robe, infant car seat, diaper bag and a gift bag that contains, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, lip gloss, deodorant, shower gel, toothbrush, toothpaste, pen, paper, comb and a bath net...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. you like them?
    The patients either have alot of itching problems or else they are nauseated from the post-op epidurals where I work.
    Apr 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Where Are The Nurses In Sd?
    There are several nursing schools in South Dakota. There are wait lists but they aren't 3 years. Sometimes someone who was accepted changes their mind and you can take their slot.
    Apr 18, '08
    Forum: South Dakota Nursing
  7. Dressing for Halloween?
    I've worn the white dress, white hose, hair up and nurse's cap for Halloween. The older patient's called me the "real nurse". It was amazing how many visitors would walk past the other staff and come...
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Is PP Hemorrhage usually pretty obvious???
    You need to be aware of the pt. history--was it a preciptious or prolonged first or second stage of labor, or both. What drugs were used, oxytocin and mag.sulfate. Were forceps or vacuumn extractor...
    May 23, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Vaginal Exams
    If only 1 finger fits in the cervix--1cm,when you cross your fingers and the 2 fit in--then it's 2cm, if you have your fingers side by side and they both fit in-it's 3, if with 2 fingers there is a...
    May 13, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. How to donate medical supplies?
    I do know that Haiti won't accept out dated supplies or medicine. Not sure about other third world countries. If you have items that you no longer use and don't have outdates I can get you an address...
    Feb 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
    I have an ADN and am the Clinical Coordinator of OB/GYN/NSY/NICU. I also have a friend who has an ADN and is VP of nursing services in an acute care hospital.
    Oct 26, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. charting tips, decels, etc
    I might chart it as an isolated deceleration with rapid recovery, if it happens once.(Hopefully it recovered rapidly) If it's repetative,(occurs with every contraction) I would chart it as repetative...
    Oct 9, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Fetal Monitoring Software
    I've worked with TraceVue for 7 years. We have computers in each LDR and at the nurses station and in the doctor's lounge. Two years ago we attached the program to the OB's cllinic so that they can...
    Oct 9, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. montevideo units
    MVU's are measuring the tip of the contraction and subtracting the baseline resting tone. This is done over a 10 minute interval. This can only be done using an internal uterine pressure catheter.
    Oct 5, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Why did YOU choose OB nursing?
    I almost quit nursing school because I didn't like any of the clinicals and I thought that Ihad made a judgement error in going into nursing. Then came my clincals in L&D. My very first clinical in...
    Apr 21, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Newbie
    I've been a nurse 23 years. Now I'm delivering my babies of their babies. Yikes!!
    Apr 21, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  17. Newbie
    Hello, I've been an OB nurse for about 100 years (that's what I tell my patients and I'm sticking to it). Just wanted to say Hello.
    Apr 20, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings

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