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  1. Closed nursery: where are your pp mag babies staying?
    I work in a fairly busy LAD unit, averaging around 300 deliveries a month. We recently closed our nursery and implemented the Newborn Admission Nurse (NAN). It has been a rather painful growth for us...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Dallas...best hospital to work at?
    I'd be weary of Baylor McKinney. It's a brand new beautiful facility but I had three coworkers (L&D) leave Methodist to go there. All three were back with us within 90 days. It's pretty small and the...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. TC RN license card
    No, they no longer provide an actual card.
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. What's the max dose Pitocin is allowed at your hospital?
    3x3 every 30, max of 42. I've maxed out more than once :(
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Cervidil AND Pitocin
    Our head of OB has ONE study that reports no harm to patients. The hospital that conducted the study has since discontinued the practice. We haven't had any bad outcomes, but it's bound to happen...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Cervidil AND Pitocin
    Anyone having physicians order cervidil AND low dose pit together??
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. L&D in Texas- suggestions?
    I work at Methodist in Dallas and we are in desperate need of experienced L&D nurses!
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. ADN program outside of Dallas?
    Trinity Valley Community College in Kaufman offers an LVN - RN program that starts every summer.
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. UTA Rn to BSN program
    I will graduate from there in December. Most of the classes are based on research, leadership, and management that is why there are no clinicals. There is one assessment class, but that is the only...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. RN-BSN online programs??
    I too gradauted from nursing school last May. I immediatly started the UTA RN-BSN and will be done in 13 days (but whose counting!!!!). Rest assured, it is NOTHING like nursing school. It can be a...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Tyler, Texas: Trinity Mother of Francis
    Tyler is way out there, country and just not very appealing in my opinion. It is very rural but it is the "bigger town" in East Texas. My friend works there and she likes it ok but the pay is very...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Dallas area hospitals
    I started at Methodist last year as a new grad. I did notice that they still had internships this year but there where not as many as last year. They start posting positions in January or February...
    Sep 3, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. How much do you get paid?
    $26.62 after 1 year, with $7 shift diff weeknights and $10 shift diff weekends in Dallas.
    Aug 30, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Any RN working in L&D with only an ADN??
    I am an ADN that was hired in L&D last year as a new grad. Most hospitals in the Dallas area do not specify ADN or BSN, just based on my job search. I work in a large hospital that does not offer a...
    Aug 29, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Advice on SVE
    I feel your pain! I have been in L&D since October and still can't get 8,9,10. Huge problem when I can't tell when they are complete!! It is so frustrating and I am waiting for my "ah-ha" moment!
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. NPO for labor?
    I am working on a paper now on this issue for my RN-BSN. Not only is my hospital NPO accept ice chips but we run LR instead of D5LR. My hospital has a 10-12% c-section rate so I don't think the "just...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Dallas area hospitals and starting pay
    As far as Dallas NICU's goes, it seems that Parkland is the place to be. Parkland, Methodist Dallas, Baylor, Medical City: those are the big guys. My friend started at Parkland last year, after 1...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Internships
    Methodist offers internships in June and December. Good luck!
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Texas ADN pay
    I graduated in May making $21.75/hr. I am one of the lowest paid new grads I know here in Dallas. At my hospital, there is no difference in ADN or BSN pay.
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. What do you start IVs with in your OB unit?
    18 ga for every IV.
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. hemabate side effects to nurses
    When we administer it in L&D we give Lomotil too, anyway to avoid that code brown!!
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. how do i become a dialysis nurse
    A classmate of mine job got hired at a dialysis center in Dallas. They are providing all the training straight out of school. I would just apply at centers. Good luck!
    Oct 7, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. RN to BSN
    UTA can build your prereq's in the program. I just started in July, I am missing 2 so they added them into my course map.
    Sep 11, '09
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  24. Info on DFW area L&D Internship?
    I started my internship in June at Methodist Dallas. Historically they offer internships in June and December.
    Sep 11, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. "pit to distress"
    Like RNBelle, my hospital (large one in Dallas) has physicians that do the same thing. One explained it to me as "declaring" the baby. If baby can not tolerate labor with pitocin, they can not...
    Aug 2, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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