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  1. What is so special about working in postpartum???
    Its been over two years since I started and I still love it ! Every day I still look forward to going to work. It has its challenges but such a nice change from ICU.
    Apr 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Shift Work vs Monday to Friday - Which would you prefer?
    I'm torn. Now that I recently became a mom I hate working nights weekends and holidays. However , I'm blessed to work part time 2 nights a week.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I Love Night Shift
    I love the 3am giggles!!!!!
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. A Nurse's Hands
    Beautiful hands they are.
    Apr 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Tips on how to get into post partum in my hospital
    I would stay for six months to a year then ask for a transfer. See what the transfer policy is and follow that.
    Apr 14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. But you're a nurse, you could've done this....
    When it comes to my family, I'm not a nurse. When in doubt call 911, ambulance and all. Ofcourse my nursing background may help but it is always best to get an objective opinion.
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I want to get off a Committee
    Thanks Ladies !!!! I will definitely send that email stating I will cut back for a while.
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Oh No! I'm praying for you Esme12. We love and miss you. Get better soon!
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I want to get off a Committee
    I've been on a committee at work for 2 years now. However, after returning from maternity leave and starting nights part time I'm finding it hard to attend meetings and events for the committee. How...
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Studying for RNC
    If I pass I will surely let you know how it went. Not sure when I'm going to test. I'm so nervous!!!!
    Apr 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Vent: L and D nurses please check your post partum orders
    Sorry for the typos. I hate the auto correct feature on my phone. Yes, the post partum nurses do communicate this issue during report and it is often shrugged off. The only way to fix it per...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. disturbing observation at the Children's hospital...
    Why are you so caught up in looks? I don't care what a nurse looks like as long as they are competent. Just because you are old and heavy doesn't make you a better a nurse.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN or Surgical tech?
    I would go with the RN as you will have access to a variety of specialties and career opportunities. What if you hate the OR then you can always get a job somewhere else as a RN.
    Apr 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Am I a new nurse, or a new nurse with lots of experience
    I disagree with ICUmaggie. I had three years of exp.as a LPN. When I received an RN job ad a new grad, I did get paid more because I had experience as a nurse already. For every year I was LPN I got...
    Apr 7
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Termination
    So sorry to hear. I agree with the previous post. You could have gotten terminated 10 times for tardiness but that is not a violation of the nurse practice act.
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Wait, what the what ?!
    I agree with you all.I'm still waiting on one of them to forward me that email. Unbelievable.
    Apr 5
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. CNA impersonating RN
    I worked as a school health assistant ad a CNA. Everyone called me the school nurse no matter how many times I corrected them. Pure ignorance. If you haven't seen her impersonate a nurse with your...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Wait, what the what ?!
    I was talking to my Nicu friends and I was told that per the FDA and hospital policy that only BSNs can do heel stick to test Glucose on critically ill babies. I find this to be a slap in the face...
    Apr 5
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  19. So sick of this Nurses eat the young crap.
    And I'm sick of people complaining about others complaining about NETY. Don't read NETY threads if it bothers you so much.
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Overwhelmed...and NOT a new grad
    First , I would advise you to delete your user name just in case someone you work with finds this thread and reads it. Next , take a deep breath. Any new job will take time. If after 6-12 months...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nursing is Family Friendly?
    A nurses schedule depends on a variety of factors such as the hospitals scheduling policy , what shift you are hired for and etc. For example at my job we self schedule but there are a set of rules...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Passed the ANCC FNP Exam 2015
    Yay! Congratulations!!!
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How do you sign your name?
    P. Last name RN
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Vent: L and D nurses please check your post partum orders
    If you have to keep an unstable PP mom in your unit please do the chart check every shift that is required per policy. I know you all have shifts that are crazy busy and higher priorities where chart...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. first RN paycheck?
    My first lpn check was 2000 after taxes. I did a lot of OT my first two weeks. I bought food, paid bills, and treated my husband and to something nice.
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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