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  1. Breaking a two year contract
    Thank you both for the advice. I know 9 months (that's how much time I left on my contract) will come and go. There's this resltesness within me and it may have nothing to do with my job, but I do...
    Mar 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Breaking a two year contract
    Last month I completed the first year of a two year contract with a hospital. When I signed the contract I received a $3000 sign on bonus. I enjoy the hospital I work for and I enjoy the unit and...
    Mar 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. passed out
    Last Friday was my second day on the NICU as a new nurse. One of the NP's was about to insert an umbilical line and my preceptor asked me if I wanted to watch. I'm standing there watching the NP...
    Mar 7, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
    Hi Randy! I was wondering where you decided to work. I know both CHOC and UCLA are great hospitals.
    Feb 17, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. NICU pda software
    Thank you both for the info. I start my new job as new NICU RN in 10 days. I'm nervous, scared, but above all excited. :nuke:
    Feb 17, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. NICU pda software
    Hi everyone!!! I was wondering if you could recommend any NICU pda software. I tried reading the pda forum and couldn't find anything specific to the NICU. Thanks in advance for your help.
    Feb 5, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Causes of diabetes and other myths
    Chronic stress could be associated with the develpment of insulin-resistance, the key word is chronic. One stressful event cannot cause diabetes, if it did we would all be suffering from this...
    Jan 20, '07
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. Causes of diabetes and other myths
    There is this belief among the Hispanic community (and perhaps other sections of the population) that diabetes is caused by a susto (scare) or coraje (anger). I've heard time a time again from...
    Jan 20, '07
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  9. Pig pancreas transplant
    My dad talked to a family member who lives in Mexico. According to my aunt, a couple family members, who suffer from diabetes, had a pig pancreases transplanted into their forearms. I've heard of...
    Jan 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Bacteria Outbreak Closes Hospital Units
    I was watching the local news today and it was reported that a second baby has died from the nosocomial infection. Tha family has stated that they are considering suing the hospital. ABC News:...
    Dec 19, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Bacteria Outbreak Closes Hospital Units
    LOS ANGELES Dec 16, 2006 (AP)-- A hospital has closed its neonatal and pediatrics intensive care units to new admissions after a potentially fatal bacterium sickened seven children, including an...
    Dec 16, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Help...back from Iraq and miserable
    Hi kmftiko, I'm a new nurse myself. I haven't even started working yet (I start in Feb), but I found this article on line and hope it can help you figure things out. NurseWeek News There...
    Dec 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. yes/no..notetaking while review nclex questions
    I did take some notes when I studied for the NCLEX, but for the most part I just did many, many, many practice tests. Make notes if you come across something you really don't understand or never...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. SOS all OB nurses!
    I'm not an OB nurse, but how about Effective breastfeeding rt to normal oral structure Risk for sudden infant death syndrome
    Nov 10, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. What career would YOU have chosen if you weren't a nurse?
    When I was little, I wanted to be a flight attendant to travel the world. Marine biologist was on my list too as well as photographer.
    Nov 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. thank to
    [font="comic sans ms"]thank you to!! i joined almost 2 years ago seeking advice regarding my immigration status. here's the link to my original post. ...
    Oct 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NEED HELP!! UCLA interview..
    Good luck on your interview! My friend interviwed with UCLA last year and got hired. They did ask her some clinical questions, but she said it wasn't anything too difficult. For example, "what...
    Oct 29, '06
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Orange County Hosp-Saddleback & Hoag
    Traffic in Southern California is just horrible. If you need to get on the freeway to get to work, you are likely to find traffic. In the mornings you usually find more traffic heading South/West...
    Oct 29, '06
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. What do you use? A fanny pack?!
    This has nothing to do with the OP question, but I had a teacher tell me that she went to Australia and went to different stores asking for a "fanny pack". She said people kept looking at her weird...
    Oct 17, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. research assistant
    Hi everyone, Well, I'm currently working as a research assistant for a national study. I was asked if I could perform blood draws. I just received my RN license, but I was hired as a research...
    Oct 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. contraindications to enteral feeding
    Jamie... thank you. Now I understand. :wink2:
    Sep 17, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. contraindications to enteral feeding
    hi everyone. i'm a soon to be nicu nurse :nurse: . i will be starting in january 2007. in the mean time, i started reading the awhonn core curriculum for neonatal intesive care nursing. the book...
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. ? re nclex application
    You should call your BRN and ask them what you need to provide. They probably will ask you to submit a copy of your marriage license along with your other documents. Best of luck to you.
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. green card sponsorship
    Sharoma55, have you found a sponsor? When I was looking for a sponsor in California, my lawyer provided me a list of local hospitals that sponsored. I don't know if you have a lawyer, but if you...
    Sep 8, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. First day on the job as L & D nurse.
    yes... it sounds like you were very busy, but it also sounds like you learned a lot. How exciting!!! Best of luck to you... L&D :nurse:
    Sep 5, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing

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