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  1. Is finding OB backup getting harder? Easier? Why?
    :confused: It seems like CNM's are losing hospital privileges around here in Minnesota due to OB's who do not want to back them up. As a doula, just trying to understand this...is it simple politics?...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  2. Who is in the OR during a c-section?
    Thanks everyone! So, the person that is helping the main OB...is a resident? Or intern? Or another OB? Or an MD? Or could be any??? And what is the role of the OB nurse during a c-sec? It seems to me...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Who is in the OR during a c-section?
    Hi! I'm trying to put together a little handout on c-sec's and I wanted to have a figure to represent mom and baby with stick people representing the folks in the OR. Going off of what I have...
    Mar 5, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. how much do you make?
    12.50 an hour brand new in Twin Cities MN at LTC facility
    Aug 15, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. National American University???
    Private college is expensive! I attened the NAU nursing orientation and they very clearly go over all of the costs and requirements. Honestly, after 2 years at Inver and dealing with what HAS to...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Kansas Nursing
  6. Any one waiting to Hear from Inver Hills?
    So....did you get in? Inver letters are out...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  7. Anyone heard from schools yet?
    I heard from Inver. I'm #51...they are taking 50 for spring...so as long as 1 person drops out between the 60 Fall and 50 Spring people, I'm in!
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  8. Need Help! Testing out of CNA Course in MN?
    That is what I said. And Pearson vue is correct!!! I took it at inver and I was on the registry within a week after taking the test. I have the exact same license as other CNAs.
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  9. Waiting to hear from Inver Hills on acceptance
    Still haven't heard either way :( When did you find out? The program has the same application so I'm assuming I must find out soon!
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  10. Waiting to hear from Inver Hills on acceptance
    Thanks everyone! Yeah, I'm nervous about the lack of CNA work time but...hey, I can't take the pay cut either! Still waiting. They said end of Marchish but here it is...and still no letter. I won't...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  11. Need Help! Testing out of CNA Course in MN?
    I just tested out without taking the class! It was like $125 bucks to do it. Pearson Vue was the company. You can download the skills book free on their website.
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  12. The Case Against Breastfeeding
    I've done both. Bottlefed exclusively one child and breastfed exclusively another. There is no difference in their health or intelligence or my relationship with them. I've come to the conclusion...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. What would this finding indicate?
    Skeletal remains from 1800's with a small scapular spine on left side but a very large scapular spine on the right side. Would this indicate that according to Wolffs Law this individual used his/her...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  14. Not sure if I should get all pre-reqs done first??? Advice?
    I never assumed they did. However, that being obvious (not all schools alike), your GPA from high school or ACT test score really means diddly squat if you are going back to school 10 or 20 years...
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Not sure if I should get all pre-reqs done first??? Advice?
    You can't GET into the program here unless you HAVE completed all your nursing pre-req's. It's just too competative. They want you to show that you can go for a year or two and get excellent grades...
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Waiting to hear from Inver Hills on acceptance
    Lord I HATE this wait. I have the credits and the gpa but only a month of CNA expirience so....I'm doubtful but hopeful. Who else is waiting on Inver? Is it March yet?????
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  17. agency work / the good bad and ugly of it
    Agency work...it's a means to an end for me. Need it to get into the RN program. Not my long-term plan to be a CNA and not my main job so the pay is really not a factor (and it's bad).
    Jan 3, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. fetoscope verses pinard horn verses stethoscope
    Okay, I know how different they look but what I'm wondering is...is there a difference as far as hearing a fetal heart beat? I mean, will a stethoscope do what the fetoscope and pinard will do? If...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Biology Final Tomorrow!
    Mine is tomorrow too. Not to brag, but I have the HIGHEST grade in my class and I'm super prepared to ace the thing tomorrow!
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. How to write our title after our name
    Okay, I passed the CNA-R exam on Wed. My question is pretty simple. When writing my name on professional documents, how do I indicate the CNA title? Ann Smith, CNA Ann Smith CNA-R??? Comma or no...
    Nov 7, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Pregnant and due during finals need advice
    Thanks! I did have both previous kids via c/s so I know I'm looking at that probably being the case this time (even though I will try a VBAC again). So I would most certainly need a week minimum. I'm...
    Sep 13, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Anyone a CNA (while working on pre-req's)?
    I hear it is pretty hard to get a job in a hospital as a CNA right out of school especially doing OB like what I want to do. Oh well. We HAVE to have three months of full time expirence as a CNA...
    Sep 13, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Pregnant and due during finals need advice
    I forgot about summer! Yes, I will definitely consider that!!! Having the baby in April means I can definitely take July summer classes no problem...like I said, this isn't my first kid. :)
    Sep 12, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Pregnant and due during finals need advice
    Hey, I'm due April 30 which is basically at the end of Spring Semester (ends here May 13). Currently I'm going this fall without any problems (this is my third baby so I'm not new at this). Question...
    Sep 12, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. CNA Pay at Woodwinds, United, or Fairview Ridges
    I know there are so many how much does it pay here or there job posts but here's another one! Anyone who has worked at those three hospitals as a CNA, what was your pay...ballpark. And did you get...
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing


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