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  1. Should I take my last semester of nursing school off?
    Are you sure you'll be able to jump right back in in the summer? If so, it sounds like a reasonable plan.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Felt pretty proud of myself!
    Well done!
    Nov 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Hygiene After Hospital Shift
    I was WAY more concerned with my own hygiene when I used to do private duty nursing. Some of the homes I was in, omg.
    Nov 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How do you feel when?..
    Hmm. If this is happening to you on a regular basis, I wonder if the manner in which your instructor is asking might be the issue. Not sure how to address that issue though!
    Nov 16
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Vital signs charting question
    Yep- the arrow should "point" directly to the numerical value. V for the systolic, upside down V for the diastolic.
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Please help!
    Sounds like a valid diagnosis (but I am NOT a nursing dx expert by any stretch, nor do I have the NANDA book). However, is part of your assignment to identify the PRIORITY problem? If so, make sure...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Advice, tips, knowledge..
    I'm the mother of a special needs kid AND I'm an RN- every pedi nurse's WORST nightmare of a parent! Hahahahaha! But really, the majority of my experiences with pedi nurses have been awesome. I...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Switching specialties to L&D
    I agree with k-t-did! ICU nurses are great in labor and delivery. Even though the patient population is markedly different, L&D nurses need to be able to deal with drastic fluctuation in acuity, be...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Kids Say the Darndest Things...
    hahahahahaha!! i love that! I am not a pedi nurse, but I will share one of my favorite stories about my dd. One night, out of the blue, she told me she didn't believe in the tooth fairy anymore....
    Nov 16
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. Advice, tips, knowledge..
    As the parent of a medically fragile child, I can attest to that! :yes:
    Nov 16
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. Want to be L&D rn but hate the OR?
    I like the OR, but I HAAAATE PACU. The documentation, argh. When we do sections, the L&D nurses generally do "baby side" and the OR team circulates and scrubs. I am in CNM school and hope to do first...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. simple drug calculation
    And also- if this was a real order, the provider would specify the exact mg/kg/day dose- you wouldn't go by the range given in the pharm book. I'm sure you knew that already though! 400mg/5L....
    Nov 16
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  13. Does abortion play a role?
    I know, LibraSun! I searched high and low for that info when I was putting together a presentation for school. It was bizarrely difficult to find.
    Nov 16
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  14. L & D experience and CNM -- opinions!
    Well. The CNM would have PLENTY of labor experience after completing midwifery school! I agree with you to a certain extent though. Of course the more experience you have with a situation, the easier...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. Medical marijuana for kids?
    Not asking for medical advice here- just for any experiences you all might have caring for kids with mmj. My daughter has a disorder called ataxia-telangiectasia. A parent in Canada started...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. Out of the mouth of Octogenarians
    hahahahaha! omg.
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. HUGS?!
    Well. . . I work in L&D and hug patients (and their family members) on a regular basis. Hugs range from a perfunctory pat to very emotional embraces. It's 100% situation-dependent. And of course, I...
    Nov 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Where to start
    No advice either, but midwifery is an amazing job! Good luck on your journey :) When I applied to midwifery school, they accepted a math CLEP that had a statistics component. So I imagine your CC...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. Does abortion play a role?
    California, Vermont, Oregon, Montana and New Hampshire allow CNMs, NPs and PAs to provide surgical abortions, and Washington State, New Mexico, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Connecticut,...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. CNM Schools- Where are they and what to look for?
    Nurse Midwifery » Nursing Admissions » College of Nursing » University of Florida Satchel's only has one type of salad dressing! Satchels Pizza
    Nov 15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  21. "I need to eat, I'm a diabetic!"
    Uh. . . . why is the patient's accent relevant here?
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Other than BSN
    Yes, as other posters have mentioned there are indeed ADN-MSN programs (Frontier comes to mind), but these essentially incorporate the BSN coursework into the bridge program. Other BA/BS degrees have...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Care plan
    I would never claim to be an expert in nursing care plans, but I wonder if there is something that is more acutely important to her safety than imbalanced nutrition? Falls, infection risk, airway...
    Nov 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. What's wrong with my diagnosis care plan?
    You gotta use a NANDA diagnosis, for better or worse.
    Nov 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. How would you transcribe this order?
    I agree.
    Nov 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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