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  1. Laboring Morbidly Obese Women
    unfortunately this is going to be a norm or us and will continue to be problematic as ACOG stacks more and more "guidelines for induction" onto the already monsterous list. most morbidly obese women...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Certificates, CE, training classes to up my chances of a job?
    Wow. There was no intention on my part in implying that you were naive. I was just giving you and opinion based on my managment style. When looking at a resume of an experienced nurse, a list of...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Certificates, CE, training classes to up my chances of a job?
    here's the thing about certifications and such for a newbie. as a hiring manager, i wouldn't hire you over someone else if you had all that stuff if i didn't believe you could do the job. i would...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. On-line advanced EFM course & test?
    awhonn has online competency assessments. there is no online intermediate or advanced classes.
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Certification before applying for L&D?
    I would not expect you to have any kind of certifications if I were interviewing you.. I am looking for someone who can think and act on the fly, stay calm when all you want to do is run and realize...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Ob call requirements
    I said that because I have 12 LDR beds and have 200+ deliveries a month. Seems to me that your core goal is a good thing. You need to hire to meet that instead of all that overtime. Thats a...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Ob call requirements
    Hmmm. You have a lot of space for your deliveries/month. Why is that? Are your labor nurses and M/B nurses crosstrained to both units and can flip flop as needed? Do you have call for a just in...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Terbutaline protocol
    we don't use it. the MFM gods took it away.
    Mar 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. New Grad Interviewing in L&D! Tips & Suggestions...please help!!!
    Congratulations. I am not a by the book interviewer, so I don't know if my advice will be helpful or not. EVERYONE comes in and says OB is their dream job. Unless you have worked OB before, or...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Please tell me they are not all like this...
    oh, I forgot. The OB or CNM is the provider. Its their job to do vaginal exams. In the absence of the provider, the nurse CAN examine the patient. Certainly nursing doesn't 'let' them do the...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Please tell me they are not all like this...
    I am sitting here struggling to collect my thoughts enough to repsond to this rationally and intelligently. Ok. So, here goes... What you describe is probably every "born to be a labor nurse"...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. New rule- must call MD before doing anything. How about at your hospital.
    what preciptatied this? was there an incident?
    Mar 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. EEK what would you do?
    i find it interesting that she sought you out despite the fact you had nothing to do with her care. why you? direct her to hospital compliance, or administration, or joint commission.
    Jan 18
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Studing for Perienatal certification exam
    it seems to me this question is asked A LOT. i don't remember or not if there is/was a sticky for a quickie resource or not for answers. you could probably do a search of the topic and find OODLES...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Introduction to fetal heart monitoring course. Resume
    I would write completed AWHONN introduction to fetal monitoring. AWHONN has an intermediate course and an advanced course. You really want to distinguish which you completed, at least that is what...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Advice
    Be patient. If you can, wait it out. There are some that do take chances on hiring newbies to OB. Really, there are. There are priorities (in all parts of life) and sometimes hiring experience is...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. How to cope when you had a bad delivery
    Bad deliveries happen. That is a fact. Everything in life has its ups and downs, and you certainly don't give up on that. Its is completely normal to have doubts, questions, and mind numbing fear...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Repeated Tries x 5 to Enter L/D field--Still applying Suggestions
    I know it is frustrating. I tell you this. I just interviewed two people within the last 2 weeks. One had gobs of experience and the other just out of orientation in LDRP at another facility. If...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Best way to become a CNM?
    You will need your masters degree in order to become CNM. BSN then masters is the way to go.
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Negative Feedback from GN Interview - HELP!!!
    Thanks!! If I could hire a lot of nurses from this forum, I would have the perfect unit!!
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Negative Feedback from GN Interview - HELP!!!
    While everyone has a different interview style, I think that we all try to get at the root of the issue. As a hiring manager, I don't always ask the most conventional questions because I am looking...
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. L&D nurses - different viewpoints on birth
    you go girl
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Oregon staffing guidelines
    sad isn't it? folks(the public) have no clue...
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. L&D nurses - different viewpoints on birth
    and honestly the medical community is unfortunately governed by the law community. you can't turn a channel on the tv now without hearing the HAVE YOU HAD A HEADACHE AND TAKEN TYLENOL schpeel from...
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Oregon staffing guidelines
    I would hope they would be using AWHONN guidelines for staffing.
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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