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  1. New Student meet and greet
    Hello, I am an RN with 6 yrs experience. I am in an accelerated fnp program at my state university. I work PRN night shift at a local ED and have a 3yr old and husband. Feeling a little...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Why Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    I have to say, as a former nursing student, staff nurse, charge nurse, and sometimes preceptor, I have seen nurses eat not only their young, but their co-workers and even their supervisors at times. ...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. USM RN to MSN NP Program: any info?
    Hello, I just got accepted to USM's RN to MSN NP program and was looking to get info from anyone who has finished this program or is currently in the program. I am accepted on a part-time basis due...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  4. 6yr RN moving back to ME
    Hello! I am an RN that received my degree in ME about 6 yrs ago. Six months after graduating I moved away to TN. Now my husband and I are moving back to ME in June. I have 1-2 yrs experience in...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  5. CMMC School of Nursing? or SMCC?
    I went to Cmcc and graduated in 2005. I felt I got a good education from CMCC. The instructors were very helpful and the clinical experiences were interesting (our clinicals were mostly at Central...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  6. who draws your labs?
    Not really this week, one was sick, the other was at FEMA training, and we were also down a nurse. But we made it through ;).
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  7. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Guys no joke I had a 16 yr old with her 3mos in my clinic and the baby's name was Dolly, which is cute but the girl said she named her that "because she's my very own babydoll!" Sad isn' it? And...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. who draws your labs?
    We have two CNAs with phlebotomy training do our labs and we also draw some labs ourselves depending on the amount of labs or if we are working up an STD pt.
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  9. Question for NH public health nurses
    Hello, I am a public health nurse in TN and am loving it. My question is what is public health like for NH and what is the job market like? Right now I work in Primary care/Family planning and...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  10. Possibly Moving to NH-Advice
    Hmmm, not getting any results here. I would really like to hear from you NH nurses. This is one factor that can make a difference in where we move to. Any help is appreciated.
    Jul 4, '09
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  11. Possible move to PA-advice please?
    Hello, I am an RN currently residing in TN but looking to move back up north, possibly to the Lehigh or Lancaster area on PA. I'm looking to get any advice about where to apply for a good job with...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Possibly moving to Mass-advice please?
    Hello, Iam an RN currently residing in TN but my husband and I are considering moving back to New England, possibly to the area around Boston. I am looking for any advice regarding where to go for a...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  13. Possibly Moving to NH-Advice
    Hello, I am an RN currently residing in TN, but my husband and I are considering moving back to New England, possibly to the Portsmouth, NH area. I am curious as to how the NH nurses feel about the...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  14. PTSD in ED Nursing/ Critical Care Nursing
    There are nights I come home from work and feel like calling in for good before my next shift. I have had bad nights run through my head over and over again (Tyleonol PM is a great thing). When I...
    Aug 5, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Your least favorite patient.
    Oh, so many favorites! Let's see. My-Primary-Doctor-is-the-ER-doctor patient Mean Drunk (male or female) Redneck trash-talking woman (the type that think snapping their fingers gets them...
    Aug 5, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. venting: fetal demise
    While all nurses see problems with patients' health caused by their own poor choices, none to me is more heartbreaking than when it affects infants/children. It is so easy to get angry and furious...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. L&D nurse is calling formula poison!!!
    I was a bottle fed baby and while I'm not the smartest or richest person by far I don't think I turned out too badly. I fed my son breast milk and supplemented formula for the first two weeks of...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Brother and Sister born on the same day
    I can't help but feel that a lot of these women are so uneducated about their options and are so desparate for some kind of family unit they take whatever they feel they can get. The men seem to...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    ANyone ever have a goth chick as a patient? They can come up with some good ones. Most memorable was a girl in my graduating high school class named her daughter "Shiktriga"-some kind of Romanian...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Did anyone read the People story about Christina Aguilera?
    An earlier poster stated that c-sectioned women "bounce back" to their pre-pregnancy shape earlier than vag delivered women do. Pray tell how, because after eight weeks, my body is in "Snapdragon"...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. ER Pet Peeves
    1. Press Ganey (goes without saying) 2. Drama Queens/Kings 3. EMTs who don't know how to start an IV and have fluids running through an infiltrated line. 4. Restarting IV sites on pts who...
    Jul 31, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. What was the WORST thing a patient has been brought to ER for?
    I forgot this one in my first post: We hear from the PD there is a bad MVC on a well-known curvy road. We've had pts from MVC's on that road before, rollovers, going too fast that sort of thing. ...
    Jul 31, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. My first SANE exam...
    Congrats to you. I tip my hat to you because I can't handle being a SANE nurse. Have a hard enough time as it is doing my regular job, not going to add the stress of evidence collection and seeing...
    Jul 24, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Why do you like Emergency Department Nursing?
    I like the variety and the fact that I come away from every shift knowing I learned something new. I love some of the other nurses and paramedics I work with and since this is a small town, I know...
    Jul 24, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. What was the WORST thing a patient has been brought to ER for?
    Older male pt, comes in via EMS with c/o vomitting blood. Had eaten spaghetti that night. That was mixed in to the emesis. I couldn't eat Italian for a month. 50 yr old construction worker came...
    Jul 23, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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