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  1. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    My dad's gastroenterologist's name is Dr. Bogus
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    We have a Nurse Hooker
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Should I tell my nursing school about my disorder?
    I have mixed feeling. I believe in your right to privacy, but I've also seen what happens when Narcolepsy is not revealed to an employer.
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I think I just ended someone's career
    don't worry about ending her career. she made her decisions and she needs help. you may have saved her life by reporting her and you definitely protected her patients.
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Young Looking Nurses
    I'm 35, have been repeatedly told I look about 16 and I still get carded everywhere. They always look my ID up and down like its fake. In my 12.5 years in the NICU, I've been asked many times by...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Devastated - What would you do?
    Thanks again for all the suggestions. I have applied for a transfer center job. Now, I'm just praying the director will consider a nurse with only NICU experience.
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    i took care of a premature baby whose father died just before she was born. this baby girl was always looking up and to the left side of the room when i cared for her. odd since 24 wk premature...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Have you ever felt defeated?
    I am also struggling right now. I am looking for a job and struggling to afford medications and my bills. I am also feeling very spiritually challenged. I hope you can see that you are not alone. ...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thoughts on Christmas scrubs...Yea or no way?
    forget the grinch’s. if your work's dress code allows, wear the holiday scrubs.
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Stress in nursing--questions...
    maybe this is a question you could ask. are there any stress coping strategies you wish your employer would offer classes on? yes no if yes, which ones and why?
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Which graduate nursing education path should I take?
    If you decide to go the NP route, you might want to think about Pediatric NP and not Neonatal NP. Working in the NICU you obviously like kids, but with a NNP you are almost certainly going to be...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Devastated - What would you do?
    :) Thanks! You guys have mentioned a few things I have not thought of.
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Devastated - What would you do?
    coolpeach - it was the tdap vaccine that messed up my arm 2.5 years ago. the consensus of several experts in their respective fields is that i have an atypical complex regional pain syndrome. i've...
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Devastated - What would you do?
    due to vaccine reaction i have lost a significant amount of function in my dominate arm and hand. bedside nursing is no longer a feasible option for me. i am devastated. when i lucked into nicu...
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Cuddle Therapy
    I love our Cuddlers. They are a great part of our team.
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. What do you call your "greatest" compliment?
    Great topic! Thinking about it I have a couple: - I had a mom (who was a professional photographer) of an infant who had died take the time to tell me how lovely my photos were of her baby and of...
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NICU Preceptor --- Any Tips?
    Congratulations! Take a deep breath and trust your preceptor. That is why they are there. Listen to what they have to say, but don't be afraid to ask questions. When performing a new task take the...
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Placing newborns prone position
    below is in artical summary that gives reasons perterm infant are put to sleep in a prone postion by nicu nurses. mind you at the end they do advacate for supine sleeping to reduce the risk os sids,...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. RNC Review Course
    Unfortunately, I don't know of any other courses being offered at this time or a way to get the info. I was really counting on this course as well. If I find out anything, I'll post it.
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. RNC Review Course
    i'm sad to announce this course has been cancelled do to lack of early registrations. if you have registered and paid, you will get a full refund. it will hopefully be rescheduled for spring.
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. Flu shot issue
    Sorry to hear that happens at your hospital. I had a sever adverse reaction to the Tdap vaccine almost 3 years ago and I still have a job.
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  22. Books about nicu nurses?
    "i will carry you" by angie smith is a book from the parent side of things, but it is about a families decision to continue a pregnancy for a baby they know will not live long. "little man" is a...
    Oct 19, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. PICU, NICU, CVICU, or ???
    for me, i know from the time i was 7 that i wanted to be a pediatric nurse, general floor or icu, until i interviewed in a nicu just before graduation. i had never even considered nicu, i only went...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. How much notice?
    I am pretty sure even in healthcare it is standard to give two weeks, but your manager can let you go sooner if she/he wants once you turn in your two week notice. I would check your hospital policy...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. RNC Review Course
    just a remimder: after next monday, october 18, 2010 regular registration for this 3 day review course is $350 with a deadline of november 11, 2010. that's an extra $55. more info and registration...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal


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