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  1. stay calm dad - possible future nurse :)
    So far, so good. :)
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Potty training at school
    I work with PreK's also. We have a policy that children being trained must wear training pants and rubber pants over them. The pull ups do seem counter-productive. The kids also are expected to...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Caring For NICU Parents
    Excellent post, Bortaz. I have worked in Level II Nursery, years ago, but my best friend had her son prematurely and she is also a nurse. SHE was overwhelmed as a mom visiting her son. Your post...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. playground safety
    Love this suggestion! I'm a nurse in a daycare/ PreK, and my first few years here we had kids with broken arms/ collar bones from falls from the equipment. I figured that there has to be a better...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Personal question looking at LTC for parent
    OK, let me say that 80% of my nursing career has been spent in Maternal Child or Pediatrics and that I went to nursing school in the 70s right after that whole big nursing home scandals. I know...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Are you going to work tommorow in the big storm?
    I now work in a school that is notorious for closing at the threat of snow, making many parents mad, but I'm pretty happy with that situation. When I was in home health, there was a 2 foot snowfall...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Yale New-Haven, where should I live?
    The Milford/ Orange area seems to have a lot to offer! good luck with your new job!
    May 16, '10
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  8. Heart transplant question
    Thank you, thank you, very informative. Now if anyone comes around asking ME any questions, I might sound like a know a little bit of what they are talking about. LOL. Very helpful. Thanks. My...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Heart transplant question
    I couldn't decide where to post this question, so please do move it for me. Thank you. Can anyone please tell me the steps involved in the process of heart transplant when the family/patient has...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The Patient I Failed
    I think you are writing about my grandmother. Except for the part about her husband of 52 years. My grandparents made it to 60 and he did not have a full code/ vent death. My uncle found my...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Moments You Wouldn't Wish To Be A Nurse !!!
    [QUOTE=hoope;4247019]Yea! somtimes we make difference, others we can't do anything . Watching them dying is so hard yet we take care of them ad we make them smile ! Sometimes THEY make a...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Told to work 7 days/week or lose job
    I did work 7 days/week in home health, until it DID drive me crazy! I did it because I was the maternal-child nurse and no one else had the "expertise" or "inclination" to see newborns. I didn't...
    Apr 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    We have a married pair of pedis: Mrs. Dr. Doctor and Mr. Dr. Doctor. They REALLY confuse me!
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Left side lying?
    I have experience years ago, Hi Risk OB/ L&D and now work in an early Head Start program with home visits to newborns and high risk pregnant moms. I met a mom yesterday who has been advised to...
    Oct 23, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Rockin' Idol Nurse
    :redbeathe her!!! Does anyone know her? Is she on here? Amanda? Speak up! Sing out!! Whatever! You go girl!!! :yeah:
    Feb 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How do I help others after a loved one's suicide?
    (((((((((((Kuku and friend)))))))))) That is truly horrible. What to say? what to say? I don't think there is any "thing" that is right. "I'm sorry." "What can I do?" Just do stuff....bring food,...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Student Help - Infant/Toddler Observation
    I work in a daycare center and we get students all the time observing, but they are mostly early childhood ed majors. I would check with schools in your area with early childhood ed programs and see...
    Jan 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. On flight to Europe... "we need a nurse"!
    I was on my first flight home from Disney with my then 6 year old son when they came over the speaker saying "any medical personnel". YIKES!!!! ANY???? LOL. I was an OB nurse so I was hoping...
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "Professional Caregivers"
    Well, sign me up for the $500/ day part. Seriously, I wonder how much the training costs and I wonder where in the world the training is held....
    Dec 24, '07
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. How many times did you switch jobs as a RN?
    1. First job as RN, surgical unit, county hospital 2 and a half years. 2. Same hospital, high risk ob 1 and a half years 3. moved across country, high risk ob, 2 and a half years 4. got...
    Dec 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The Patients Who Break Your Heart
    I was what? 23, maybe? My patient was a good looking 21 year old guy, he had shot himself in the back of the head. His family waited in the hallway. They didn't want to come until he was gone. ...
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. green poop
    Dec 4, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Have you ever personally used alternative medicine for a medical condition and if so,
    I had a wonderful family doc who was an osteopath and would adjust me for different conditions, including mono and chronic fatigue. I go to a chiropractor when I feel I need one and get massages for...
    Dec 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A doctor asking you to give him a cup of coffee!!
    It's has to be 25+ years ago, a doctor at the nurses' station told me to get him coffee. I simply said "no" and turned to leave. (I didn't think I was being rude, but I didn't think he was...
    Dec 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Average time on the job (RN) / working independently
    I jumped units or hospitals every 2-3 years in the beginning. At my previous job, with a homecare agency I was there for 7 years. I'm in the middle of my 10th year at my current job in a...
    Dec 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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