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  1. Best Resource for OR Instrument Pics
    Does anyone know of an online resource or book that has good pictures of OR instruments. I'm looking specifically for OB/GYN/Abdominal instruments. <br> <br> If I can't find anything, I'll have one...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Best Resource for OR Instrument Pics
    Does anyone know of an online resource or book that has good pictures of OR instruments. I'm looking specifically for OB/GYN/Abdominal instruments. If I can't find anything, I'll have one of my...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. What's the L&D visiting policy at your hospital?
    I work as a L&D nurse at a facility that delivers about 4,000 babies a year. As you can imagine, we have a very active unit with a strict visiting policy that causes tension time to time. All...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. New Grads - Share your success at getting your 1st Job
    Graduated in May, a month later passed boards, returned to home state, asked a family friend who worked on postpartum unit for 30+ years to help me out. She solicited for me with my resume and...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How do I obtain a PA nursing license?
    It only took me 2 weeks after mailing my application to receive my PA license in the mail. I applied by endorsement from the state of Maryland. It was the easiest application process. No...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. Moved to PA -- Need FBI Fingerprint Checks (???)
    Agency/institution specific! Major hospitals, however, usually don't except it from you, they are willing to incur the expense themselves. I just hot hired at a major facility and they didn't take my...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. Starting Salaries for New Nurses in Philly
    No secrets here. New Grad + Pennsylvania Hospital (not HUP) = $27/hr
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. Home health as first job?
    It's also important to recognize that not all home care RN work is "skilled" work like trachs, vents, and feeding tubes. Some agencies use their nurses for "supervision" of home health aides, CNAs,...
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. UK RN/RM work as a CNM in USA?
    Here is a start through Philadelphia University: http://www.philau.edu/midwifery/mscertapo.htm ADVANCED PLACEMENT OPTION FOR NURSE-PRACTITIONERS AND FOREIGN-EDUCATED MIDWIVES The purpose of...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  10. Any personal experience with Phila U, Georgetown, or Upenn?
    Any new updates?
    May 24, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Daily Acitivities of Outpatient Peds Office!
    Thanks!
    May 24, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. Daily Acitivities of Outpatient Peds Office!
    Can someone please describe the role of an RN working in a busy pediatric office? I am considering a non-hospital position but want to know what to expect. I'm sure that immunizations are a role of...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  13. The most comfortable Nursing Shoes
    I swear by my MBTs. When I first started, I continued wearing my cheap "nursing" shoes from nursing school. Boy was that a joke for those 12-hour shifts. My first week of 3 straight 12s was a...
    May 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Bursitis (knees)....best shoes????
    MBTs are the best!
    May 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. Talking to a CNM
    Honestly, if I were you, I would schedule an annual GYN exam with a local office with CNMs. Find out if any practices exist where you live with CNMs and then schedule your appointment as you normally...
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. Another Multiple State Licensure Question
    I know it's possible to hold multiple state licenses, BUT is it possible to apply to more than one state BON to obtain licensure by examination? Simply, do I only have one choice sit for my NCLEX ? ...
    Jan 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Skull Indentations...Normal?
    Thanks for your reply. The indentations were on top of her head though not the sides.
    Dec 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Skull Indentations...Normal?
    I volunteer at a local clinic that is manged by NPs. It allows me to practice taking vitals and assessments before the NP comes in to examine the patient. The oddest thing occured. I was assessing a...
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Abnormal HEENT Assessment
    I volunteer at a local clinic that is manged by NPs. It allows me to practice taking vitals and assessments before the NP comes in to examine the patient. The oddest thing occured. I was assessing a...
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. OH NO! the A & P classes are FULL!
    This is so true especially if you are trying to get classes at a CC in a large city. I took my Chemistry is another state. The drive wasn't that much longer considering that I would have had to pay...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. OH NO! the A & P classes are FULL!
    The registrar told me to do this. They had a tuition deadline. The next day over 100 of us lined up starting at 6am to register for classes where students didn't pay their tuition. I got A&P...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. How to become CNM
    here's a great place to start... the american college of nurse midwives. you will find a lot of background information as well as all the schools that offer the cnm program. this is the official...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  23. STOP - Don't buy your textbooks from the school bookstore
    I really don't find ebooks that much more helpful. I'm in my second year of nursing school and I never bring my text books to class so an ebook will not "lighten my load." I guess it depends on how...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. STOP - Don't buy your textbooks from the school bookstore
    It really upsets me when I hear schools taking advantage of us by forcing students to buy books/equipment through a certain mechanism. I highly suggest that any prospective students starting in the...
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Did you feel comfortable sharing your career goals before CRNA with co-workers?
    KEEP IT TO YOURSELF!!
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)


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