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  1. mother-baby RN role in infant suctioning
    We can sxn. I typically use delees. Some of our docs still suction on the perineum... I'm the nursery nurse... I don't believe it is out of your scope. If you are unsure of the equipment, ask...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Have to start in L&D first before post-partum??
    If they ask you 'which of the 3 main areas labor, PP, nursery do you think you will prefer?' then go ahead and say PP but I would not say because I am scared that Labor is too difficult. TO a hiring...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Oh my goodness....!
    Here are the 2 things my hiring manager said made my app/resume/interview shine. 1 I was honest in my resume. I included a 5 year plan. Regardless of the position I applied for, I said that within...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Advice for L&D? - Male student.
    It's been my experience that as a SN OB is mainly just observation... some assessments with the instructor on newborns, some fundal checks postpartum, vitals, etc... I've never seen a SN be allowed...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Awhonn?
    I am an RN not a student anymore :) I talked to my employer and she mentioned trying to get some of us new girls to join at the same time to take advantage of the group discount. Thanks everyone!
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Awhonn?
    I'm considering joining AWHONN but it seems pretty pricey. Are the magazines e-mags or do they come in the mail? Do you feel it is worthwhile or is there another OB magazine that is better?
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. ob/ l&d mag?
    sorry! I was on my kindle which takes forever to type messages! LOL. Guess I need to get in the mind set of an OB nurse! I looked into AWHONN and am glad to hear that you all like it! Thanks...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. FAILED NCLEX W/76 QUESTIONS, need help :(
    Oh yeah ad when I took all of those test questions I tried to determine why they were wrong AND typed a brief statement for each ting I got wrong.... like if I chose a wrong answer for a isolation...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. FAILED NCLEX W/76 QUESTIONS, need help :(
    I took Hurst review live and did the Kaplan book. Hands down the Kaplan book stunk "be prepared to know... ex. S/s of mag too but didn't say what those were. So to be helpful I would have had to go...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. ob/ l&d mag?
    I'm a new grad, just passed boards and was offered a position on l&d floor. I was going to order a magazine for nurses but wondering if there is one directed toward l&d nurses that you recommend? If...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. congenital heart defects
    thanks all. I guess I am going to go with C then. Frustrating sometimes when the answers aren't what is in our book. I am OCD also which is why I spent hours trying to figure this and 1 other...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. congenital heart defects
    I know these occur in utero. I know that most that happen in the first 2 weeks gestation end in miscarriage. I know that the heart beats at approx 3 weeks and formation of the heart is generally...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. pathophysiology postpartum hemorrhage
    Hi all, I am in a group project for postpartum hemorrhage. We have been asked to define the health problem, provide pathophysiology, etc. I am a bit confused because pathophysiology is...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. help with nursing diagnosis with AEB
    I was wondering how we were supposed to know all of the diagnoses, too! My school "forgot" to require us to buy it... but they sure remembered an awful lot that we haven't ever touched! :(
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Any tips to help my student remember to carry inhaler?
    So you want this kid to have 3 inhalers? (1 for home, 1 for office, 1 to carry at school?... or maybe you meant to as in bring the home one to school... which isn't smart because she will likely...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Anyone have a Brain for OB or L&D?
    as is assessment? the entire shift?
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Losing passion
    Being scared can be a good thing... if you are overconfident, you will make mistakes. If you are scared, you will do your best to not make mistakes and if... ah-hem... when you do, you will learn...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Sticky Littmann...
    Mine's like that, too. Every piece of lint, fuzz, etc sticks to it so it always looks dirty. I wipe it with an alcohol swab and it looks beautiful again, until I move. I think I would describe it...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. No motivation left
    sounds like you are depressed... go get some help ;) OR are you feeling this way because you aren't enjoying learning to be a nurse? Or both?
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. help me calculate this problem..
    I know someone said don't memorize formulas but I do like a formula for this: want _____ x vol have want 3 mg/min __________ so first this I do here is make sure my units...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. help with nursing diagnosis with AEB
    I had trouble remember what was what when I first started, too! Nursing diagnosis: Constipation related to: (why) as evidenced by: (proof that the constipation is a problem... can be...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. looking for template
    This is the one we are supposed to use for 1 of my instructors.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Working on a case study for OB/ Peds
    So then why not PPD? -It can occur soon after birth- think of the hormones that rapidly dropping. She is a single mom, generally young now with a kid. Holy crap her life is changing all around her....
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Working on a case study for OB/ Peds
    Make a medical diagnosis? We aren't doctors... and does your blurb mention anything about culture? For example Vietnamese women traditionally stay in bed for 10 days after the birth and...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. preterm- breathing on own at 18-19w
    Ok, thanks so much! I feel better knowing that. This baby was not in a warmer. He was wrapped and on the end of mom's bed. Also when he was brought up, the nurse carrying him had him wrapped and...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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