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  1. OB narrative nursing notes
    For just an hourly round note, I chart what they are doing and whether or not they have any needs. If they do, I state what it was/how it was met. Some examples: Patient sitting up in bed talking...
    May 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. How is the job market in Indiana?
    Congrats on the new job! I have been a nurse for many years and was looking to get back into a specialty I had plenty of experience in. I applied for many positions but was not getting any calls...
    Dec 2, '14
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  3. L&D nursing an NICU
    A hospital where I worked had resource nurse positions. The perinatal resource nurses worked in nicu, l&d and postpartum. They may be scheduled for a certain unit but could be pulled to one of the...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Do not like L&D!!
    Where I work the moms are kept in L&D for 2 hours after delivery. However, sometimes when things are busy they may pull a postpartum nurse to L&D to do recoveries. Of course, the recoveries are done...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Oh my goodness....!
    Congrats on the new position and welcome to the "club" :D
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. feeling overwhelmed...
    I learned a long time ago to carefully check my schedule whenever I needed to take a class during the day. Sometimes the people who do the scheduling are day people who don't realize that a nocs...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    Indiana 15 years exp Postpartum/Newborn Nursery $32.00/hr base $5.25/hr nocs diff, $4.75/hr weekend diff No union Rent for a 3bed/2bath apartment in a nice area is $1000/month
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. PRN pay vs. full time pay?
    The PRN was at the job I was leaving. I did not really plan to stay PRN and really did not think about wages when I told them I would pick up some hours when I could. My old boss had always seemed...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. PRN pay vs. full time pay?
    I recently landed my "dream job" at a local hospital. I stayed on PRN at my old job more as a favor to them then for any financial need on my part. They were giving me first choice of available hours...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I can't sleep!!!
    Unless I am off the next night and have something to do after work in the morning, I stop the caffeinated beverages around 3AM. Also, I wear sunglasses for my drive home unless it is winter and still...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Haven't found my "place" in nursing.
    It sounds like you are having a rough time. It does take time, maybe about a year, before you really start to feel somewhat confident in what you do. Also, night shift is very hard on a lot of...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Acute care nurse surveyor questions
    Is anyone out there a nurse surveyor? I have an interview set up for this position at the end of the week. I applied so long ago that I forgot all about it until the woman called me yesterday to see...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN some experience looking to change hospitals advice needed!!!!!!
    I would absolutely apply at a hospital closer to my new home. With that as your reason for changing jobs after six months, I don't think that would be held against you. Fifty miles is quite a long...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Tips on how NOT to appear like a Drug seeker
    And who are we helping by continuing to give narcotics and benzos to people who are not following up on whatever it is that brings them to the emergency room? Prescription drug abuse is a real...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. How to respond after shadowing experiences
    I currently work nights so another position on nights would not be an issue for me. The openings occurred because of a couple of nurses who are leaving. One of the nurses I shadowed will be leaving...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How to respond after shadowing experiences
    I recently interviewed for a position I applied for so long ago I forgot I had applied for it. Seriously, I applied to this hospital eight months ago and didn't hear back until a few days ago. I...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Turnover Rate
    Where I work we seem to have a high turnover. A lot of nurses decide it just isn't their cup of tea. It does wear you down when you are constantly dealing with people who are confrontational with...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. Catholic hospital
    I used to work for a hospital which was bought out by a Catholic hospital. While I am Catholic, it was not a requirement to work there. Most of my co-workers were not Catholic and even the chaplain...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  19. Vodka tampons?!?
    I would imagine they use the plastic applicator type of tampon and pour the alcohol inside the applicator.
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Medical Observation Unit
    I am currently employed. While my current work situation isn't ideal, I don't want to make a hasty decision and find myself in a worse situation.
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Medical Observation Unit
    I was just wondering if anyone here works or has worked on a medical observation unit. There is an opening at one of the local hospitals and before I applied I was wondering what working on such a...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Do you have a "Work You" vs. a "Home You"?
    I work in corrections so yes my work self is different from my home self. Although sometimes my college age child would beg to differ, especially when I let her and her friends know they are being a...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Making a great shadow impression
    I am looking for a little advice here. I had an interview recently and later this week I will have the opportunity to shadow on the unit for a few hours so I can get an idea of what the job entails....
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nubain Issues
    I got report one night on a postpartum mom who was on methadone. The off going nurse had given her nubain for some reason early in the day. I understand it was not pleasant.
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. help...job decision
    "throw yourself on the alter of the Goddess of Float" Love that!!! My opinion is that you do what you feel is best for you.
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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