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  1. NM NICUs-info please!!!
    There are 3 NICUs in Albuquerque: Presbyterian Hospital, Women's Hospital, University Hospital. Each of these facilities has their own challenges and greatness'. If you don't have any prior NICU...
    Oct 13, '08
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  2. Suicide
    Mom2twins: I do not envy the discussion you will be having with your son tomorrow. There are those who think we should whitewash the truth and leave bits out ... but doing that makes us liers in our...
    Jun 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Suicide
    Thank you for sharing about your son ... it is hard to be left behind after a suicide, but I too focus on the good memories and try to respect the choices made by those I love.
    Jun 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Art of Nursing
    Thank you for asking ... and yes, you can use this as a reference if I'm not too late in responding. :)
    Feb 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Art of Nursing
    What a beautiful picture! I don't think I'd miss the days of dresses and caps ... but you could certainly feel the pride of ownership for those who are wearing them in your photo. {hugs**
    Dec 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Art of Nursing
    Awwwww, thanks guys (and gals too). :thankya: I think we all get discouraged about our work, after all most of us chose nursing for more than a paycheck, we chose it as some sort of calling AND...
    Dec 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Suicide
    May all find peace. I was torn about my own Auntie's death as she did have a lot of reasons to choose her path off that balcony. I just feel bad that she was so pained and we didn't recognize it...
    Nov 24, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Art of Nursing
    *blush* Thank you
    Nov 24, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Diversions
    Thank you for your comments and thoughts so far. Though it is true that research indicates no more use in the medical/nursing professions than other walks of life, those in the field do tend to...
    Nov 24, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Diversions
    Have you ever had a coworker die on you? Yes, really die while at work with you? I have, more than once. Each and every one of them stayed dead despite our best efforts - until today. Once or...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Suicide
    During my illness, I received word that my Great Auntie had died. In the next sentence I learned she had taken her own life. She did this the week before her husband's scheduled memorial service. ...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Art of Nursing
    Nurses are old and young, tall and short, skinny and wide. We come from all walks of life. Some choose to enter the nursing profession for job security, others to help those around them. Throughout...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Eight or Twelve Hour Shifts
    Amen! :bow:
    Dec 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Eight or Twelve Hour Shifts
    Up until this year I loved 12s ... but my health took a nosedive and those long shifts just kill me now! I crave to remain at the bedside, but can't see being able to if we aren't given options on...
    Dec 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Enraged (venting)
    OP, I hope you are alright .... after being assaulted by a patient I had to take time off to consider my career choices. As already stated, we get into nursing to make a living and to make a...
    Dec 22, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Subtle Signs ....
    These munchkins USED to scare me! So I understand completely about your dislike of caring for adults. I worked my first shift off of orientation and thrived, so thank you again for your tips ......
    Nov 27, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. Subtle Signs ....
    Thanks Jolie! I've already had a full term baby act up on me ... mottling wasn't exactly subtle (and neither were the alarms) ... and it led me to ask. Some of the stuff you mentioned I never...
    Nov 22, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Subtle Signs ....
    I'm a critical care float pool nurse. I've just completed my cross training orientation, and will be staffing once or twice a week in the Extended Care Nursery. I wandered over here and have been...
    Nov 22, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    I understand completly! I guess it depends on your professional goals ... your NNP will work for you as you choose to use it - that means the less attractive program wil still provide you with the...
    Nov 22, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. Floating to NICU... how to be helpful?
    I just want to thank all of you for this posting and the replies. I'm an adult critical care float nurse who is cross training for our Extended Care Nursery. The info here is wonderful! I'm cross...
    Nov 16, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. SANE in WA
    Another resource for post-RN SANE training is www.iafn.org This is the only certifying body for SANE specialties at this time, and has resources linked to various states. In my own area, you attend...
    Jul 9, '05
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  22. Can any RNs tell me if this is true
    Though I"m not part of my own BON, I did consult them when I had a chronic pain issue that required narcotic pain control measures. I was instructed that if I was impaired at work, it could affect my...
    Jul 9, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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