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  1. Vent about scrubs
    So, I was very excited about the Grey's Anatomy scrubs that came out. Flattering and nicely made. Lately though, I've noticed an ugly trend. Every nurse and student nurse I see wearing them is...
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Post partum gifts for parents?
    We give a celebration meal too. We also give a water jug with logo and a bag of toiletries (lotion, shampoo, hand sanitizer, kleenex). We give hand made pillows to the c-sections and stockings out at...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Is this burnout?
    Thanks Jean Marie46514 on helping me view it a different way. I try very hard to be non-judgemental, but lately, it has been very hard sending these babies home fearing you may see them as the next...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. one more thing for the patient to now ask the nurse,  "did you have a flu shot"
    I agree. It is just like the Hepatitis B series requirement as far as I am concerned. Granted, the effective rate is about 60%, so obviously, the more people who get it, the more everyone will be...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. In Vermont, 90% of children who were vaccinated got whooping cough anyway
    I am constantly amazed that educated nurses don't trust/believe when it comes to vaccinations. Half the nurses I work with don't support vaccinations. It is simple germ theory with almost a 100 years...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Is this burnout?
    LDRP is the only nursing I have ever done. I used to love everything about it. Over the last 5 years it seems as though the patients are different. Perhaps I really am jaded, but the trends of more...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Mat/child right after graduation?
    I was hired to Maternal Child Health as a new grad. When I was hired, I specifically asked if they thought I needed to have some time on med/surg first. They said they needed me directly in L and D....
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Feeling insulted after job interview
    I was thinking of all the skills we have that allow for easy "catching". Years of fetal monitoring, skills fairs for complications, training for c-sections, BLS, NRP, comfort techniques for moms,...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Is there a good way to wear a tie with scrubs?
    sorry, but the smock looks like Dr. Evil's smock in Austin Powers. You should probably check with your dress code policy about the tie- we have a very particular dress code and cannot even have...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Feeling insulted after job interview
    Thanks everyone. I didn't let it change anything in my interview, I just thought it was a very flippant thing to say about someone's specialty. Nevertheless, I didn't get the job, which I am glad for...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Anticipated nursing research topic
    Not quite sure what you are asking, could you be more specific about what you are looking for?
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Feeling insulted after job interview
    So, I was applying for a clinic position in Occ Med after doing years of labor and delivery... The supervisor interviewing me asked me if I "catch babies" and said she "always wanted to catch a...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. RN practicing out of scope?
    Just wanting your opinions: I know an RN who has recently become a CNM, but she only works at her hospital in the capacity of a labor and delivery RN. Lately, she has been using the portable...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Triages
    Decreased fetal movement- NST Bleeding/Spotting- NST and perineal inspection/evaluation before vaginal exam if okayed by doctor ? ROM-amnisure or nitrazine Nausea and Vomiting- signs and...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. i'm thinking of chg to new spec from L&D, how hard to move
    I know how you feel. I am trying to do the same thing after 10 years in LDRP, just not to the ED. I just keep looking for openings to come around, not sure what else to do, though, I want to get into...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. My long winded route to L&D.....
    I've done nights in LDRP for 10 years. I have 3 kids, the youngest is a baby...I have always preferred night shift. This is where you will find the best teamwork and teamplayers! With your schedule...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Considering the correctional nursing specialty
    Hi, I have been an RN for 10 years in labor and delivery. I am feeling very burnt out and in need of a change and new challenge. I know correctional nursing at a male facility seems on the...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


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