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  1. New Grad Nurse! Louisiana or Texas?! HELP!!!!
    I don't know anything about Texas but I just left University Health in Monroe in May to work in North Carolina. The experience you will learn at UH is amazing. I did L&D and dealing with that...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  2. Nurse marries patient?
    From what I heard....she wasn't involved in his direct care.
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Poll: Do you wear your wedding band to work...?
    No but I also don't wear it anyway. Im.not a jewelry person.
    Aug 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Abdominal binder question
    Yes it should go on top of incision to hips so that it covers the incision. Excellent for our fluffier moms. Very expensive though!
    Aug 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Gre Study help
    I am thinking of taking the GRE this year. I can take in Oct or Dec. How much time did you spend studying and what materials did you use? How bad is the test? I was going to take it years...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  6. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center New Grad program
    My sister is in the new grad program there. I believe it's twice yearly....for July start and January although I could be wrong on the January one, but I do know there is a second cycle somewhere...
    Aug 3
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  7. New Grad Starting Salary
    $20.00-21.50ish in the Raleigh area. There are differentials also that will help. I know at Rex eve is 3.50, night-5, and weekend-10 extra per hour. so weekend nights you earn 36ish an hour. Eve...
    Aug 3
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  8. Do you "tell" Facebook where you work?
    Yes I do have it posted. Everything I post I do with professionalism in mind...so it doesn't bother me.
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. No worries USA.  Only healthcare workers will be exposed to ebola.
    I didn't read every comment, but this really worries me. I work with a healthy patient population in L&D...but they have the opportunity to be exposed as well. Plus well once someone say in the ER...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. CNM in North Carolina (Raleigh area?)
    Is anyone a CNM or going to CNM school in NC? I ask because I am a L&D nurse and very interested in becoming a CNM....We just relocated to the Raleigh area and really like it here....and am...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. UNC vs Duke vs Wakemed vs Rex
    I work at Rex and pm you. Anyone else who would like to know more about Rex can pm me.
    Jul 21
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  12. Staying afloat on a nurse's salary?
    Look up Dave Ramsey. There is at least one FB group as well. I am married with 4 kids and we budget on paychecks. So there are certain bills that come from each paycheck(the big bills from mine...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN starting pay in you area
    I have a year exp, just relocated to Raleigh area. 21.67 base, 3.50 eve, 5, night, and 10 wknd.
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New Grad going to L&D. Advice?
    I was a new grad in L&D a year ago. I love it. I would advise you to get a small spiral notebook to keep track of things. There are many procedures and interventions that go on in L&D that will...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. getting a job in another state?
    I had almost a year experience and applied for a FT L&D position in Raleigh, NC. It took a while(like 5-6 weeks?) before I got a phone call for an interview. I applied online and already had my NC...
    Jun 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Duke, Rex, or WakeMed
    So I've been at Rex for about 3 weeks now. The first 2 weeks was orientation and Epic classes, but so far everyone is SOOO nice. According to everyone I've spoken to, they have a very low...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  17. Rude CNAs
    Wow I'm sorry you are dealing with that. Honestly, I had a similar issue in another facility I worked in. The aides thought that they knew what to do medically because they had worked in the area...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  18. Great difficulty finding a new grad job in Raleigh, NC
    I just relocated from Louisiana to Raleigh. I had about a year of experience before relocating. Honestly, I would look outside of the area and at a residency program. My sister moved from LA to...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  19. need advice/opinions on where to relocate!
    We just relocated to the Raleigh area in NC and are LOVING it so far! I would highly recommend a level 1 trauma center that is a teaching facility. Not only with you get some of the more acute...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Days or Nights with kids?
    I didn't read everything, but I have 4 kids, ages 11, 9. 7, 4.5. I work nights and sleep during the day when they are at school. Personally I would find it VERY difficult to sleep during the day...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Greys anatomy-"my person"
    I went to nursing school with my twin....so that helped! We also met several other people we were close to during nursing school...honestly, many of them I am no longer close with..while the one I...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Question about experience
    I'm a new nurse as well with about 11 months in L&D. From my understanding ER falls under critical care. I could be wrong, but experience wise, I thought that it did.
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Ways to beef up experience?
    I was hired directly into L&D. The hospital I was hired into did not have a new grad program but the supervisor did not mind new grads. One plus was that we had graduated from the same nursing...
    May 24
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Do employers in your area consider GPA?
    No not for a regular RN job. YES for new grad positions.
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. L&D not for me :(
    I actually think you would be a good fit for Postpartum. I love L&D, every aspect of it. I completely agree with RunBabyRun.
    May 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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