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  1. Please Read Before Posting: Tips Regarding Distance Programs
    What is the difference between an online and distance educational program? I saw both terms used in the first post of this thread and I'm confused - I use them interchangeably. Am I incorrect? Are...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Broken Back
    I'm not quite answering your question, but have you tried therapies other than opioid narcotics, such as physical therapy, acupuncture or acupressure, getting a trainer, swimming, yoga, anything like...
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. career in ethics and theory??
    I suggest you take a few undergraduate philosophy classes and at least one ethics course while you are completing your BSN. If your school has a department of religious studies, I suggest taking an...
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Job outlook for travel nursing in this economy?
    A recruiter told me this week that there is a drop in posted positions in some places like CA due to the severe budget shortfall ... if the state can't pay medicare/medicaid then the hospitals can't...
    Oct 11, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Nursing agencies or Travel agencies for WI?
    Which agencies are best to contact in Wisconsin for per diem work (L&D or PP)? Or can anyone advise me on where to look? The agencies/travel I'm signed with are based in CA and the southwest, not...
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  6. Soon to be MPH graduate aiming to become CNM, am I crazy???
    There are many midwives with MPH and/or DrPh degrees. Many want to get their MPH after finishing their MSN/CNM. It is a popular credential to have, for both those wanting to work in the US and...
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. Nursing going into Medicine?
    Not only will nursing courses NOT count towards medical school, you need to look carefully at the undergraduate science prereqs you are taking for nursing vs. medical school. There are usually...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  8. Please dont hate me for saying this...
    The way the OP phrases things, her speech patterns, strike me as a bit odd. I can't put my finger on it. Maybe English isn't her primary language? I suspect the OP has some codependency issues...
    Sep 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Death work and talking to the dead
    The Book of the Dead, the Bardo Thodol, the "liberation through hearing in the intermediate state", is a Tibetan Buddhist funerary text from the Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma tradition, again bringing up...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Death work and talking to the dead
    Hearing is the last sense to go ... when one leaves the body, one does not immediately "disappear" but lingers some time and observes what's going on. The Tibetan Book of the Dead gives an...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Rescheduled Frontier Interview
    Sending you lots of luck! You'll do great!
    Aug 20, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Rescheduled Frontier Interview
    Don't tell them anything at all about a custody battle or other personal issues. Just say a last minute family obligation came up that could not be rescheduled and leave it at that. Stay very...
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. How does everyone wind down after work?
    TV and the internets ....
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Has the 2010 DNP alledged requirement for NP's already fizzled?
    n_g, I agree with your point. Many nurses have enough trouble funding graduate education and finding time to do it. Lengthening the program and making it more costly will not necessarily benefit...
    Aug 11, '08
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  15. Suggested Reading
    Midwifery and Childbirth in America by Judith Rooks. This is an excellent history of midwifery and obstetrics in America, including the past and present political, legal, and cultural issues...
    Aug 11, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. Full time work, full time school, or both?
    Most if not all Frontier students have to work through school from financial necessity so you are not alone. Many do work full time, although it works best to have flexibility with your job so you...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  17. working on the old-style wards
    I was a patient -- rather I was tortured -- as a teenager in 1971 in one of the last Scottish Rite Crippled Children's hospitals, which had those old wards with the old staffing system and...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How does California manage to staff with a 5:1 ratio?
    I'm very biased towards CA, esp. northern CA ... if I had to work as a staff nurse again I would move right back to the SFBA. I worked there through the implementing of the staffing ratios. What...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Has the 2010 DNP alledged requirement for NP's already fizzled?
    But states require the MSN for licensure, NOT a DNP. They may not even accept a DNP for licensure without an MSN. So I do not understand how some nursing organization can mandate a DNP for entry...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  20. Access Nurses travel company
    You need to find out which companies staff the area you are interested in traveling to. Try calling the hospitals' staffing offices and ask them if they will share with you which companies they use,...
    Aug 6, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. does age REALLY matter?
    You've made my day. Thank you.
    Aug 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. does age REALLY matter?
    I would like to hear people's comments about being an older NP/CRNA/CNM student. How do faculty, preceptors, and other nurses treat you? Are you respected? Or not? Treated like you're too old to...
    Aug 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What I Love About Nursing Is....
    I have been honored to meet and work with and care for the most amazing people, and the most amazing variety of people, who I would never have known otherwise. I have learned so much from coworkers...
    Aug 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What's changed in the last 10 yrs in L&D?
    On the positive side, I see doulas in many places. Many more nurses are aware of labor support techniques. There is more awareness of breastfeeding. Hospitals finally got rid of those stupid gowns...
    Jul 30, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. anyone seeing this maneuver?
    ??? "Turtling" is associated with shoulder dystocia. It's the first sign of a problem. The anterior shoulder can't get past the symphysis pubis, so the head retracts. You may be referring to...
    Jul 30, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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