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  1. Triages
    I am a fairly new L&D nurse, and didn't get much exposure to triages as I was made to focus more on labors and sections... I was just wondering what the most common scenarios you encountered with...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Prep for vaginal Delivery
    We do! Betadine! Right when the doctor walks in, before the baby is out.
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Is your Facility 'forcing' you to get the Flu Vaccine?
    YES.. At my facility, if you do not get your annual flu shot, you do not get your annual merit increase.. :/
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  4. How long was your orientation? Was it enough?
    I will be transferring to my facility's LDRP unit soon and I will be orienting through nursery, L&D, and the OR as circulating nurse. I think nicu might be in there just because I may get floated at...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. For those who work 12's and do self scheduling
    That schedule would seem okay as long as you are working days... If not, while working nights, in a row is the only way to go. I work nights so the only way I feel like I get any time off is by doing...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. L&D Interview!!! Freaking out!!!
    No matter what the questions, answer honestly. Just be yourself and express your commitment and passion for the specialty. And do send a thank you card, and be persistent. I cant stress that enough....
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Night shift turning me into a witch?
    Now that I think about it, I can definitely relate. I have been having a lot of anxiety with swings of depression, and have been so inpatient compared to how I was a year ago. So bad that I've...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. As an experienced RN, do you like/dislike having a student nurse assigned to you?
    I honestly don't mind student nurses. On my floor, student nurses are assigned certain patients rather than a nurse so it doesn't really affect my time management and such. If anything, student...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Healthy women schedule C-sections to prevent vaginal stretching
    I cannot believe the number of women who would voluntarily choose to have a csection, or that would prefer one straight from the get go. Women have been giving birth naturally from the beginning of...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Medical Nurse with an OB interview, any advice?
    Yes I did get the job :) and no my manager did not know ahead of time that I was applying for the job. I did not want anyone to know I applied for transfer until I got the job offer IF I did.
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Medical Nurse with an OB interview, any advice?
    Thanks for the reply. I had my interview yesterday, and I think it went pretty good but trying not to get my hopes up. They asked me if I would like to shadow next week so I go on Monday. Hopefully...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Post interview hand delivered thank you cards?
    I was interviewed for a my dream position today and was asked to come back for a shadowing experience next week and the I believe the offer to whoever they decide to choose will be made by the end of...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Medical Nurse with an OB interview, any advice?
    I have been a nurse for 8 months now so I am fairly new but I have learned so much and feel like I am finally gaining the confidence that all new nurses want to gain. I started out on a medical floor...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Had my first grievance, not very happy...
    No, the patient got her morphine at 7 something before I was even done getting report altogether because I had to override the system. She got her pain meds right away... Where I work, a lot of times...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Had my first grievance, not very happy...
    I got a voicemail today from my manager telling me to call her before she left today. This always concerns me right off the bat. I am a fairly new nurse, just about to hit the 6 month mark so I'm...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Wanting to be a better nurse...
    I do find that when I am able to interact with my patients the way I want to, I retain much more information about them. Unfortunately, sometimes time gets in the way of that. Thats why I love...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Wanting to be a better nurse...
    Hello all, I am new the allnurses.. I have been an RN since January and have been working as a nurse on a medical floor at a fairly large hospital in my area. Although I have learned tons since...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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