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  1. Night shift scheduling!
    Where I work, we self schedule. I work mainly weekends, so I do Friday/Sat/Sun. I do that because it's more money. Otherwise yes, I do prefer 3 days in a row, b/c I feel like I get more time...
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Bedadine for vaginal birth
    We are still using a betadine prep and then washing off with a soap/water solution.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Graduate School & Finances
    Personally, if it were me, I would spend the time while you both wait to go to NP school, to pay off any debt you have(credit cards, loans, etc), and not buy a house. If you need to downsize into...
    Aug 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Any midwives in Texas?
    Are there any midwives who are working in Texas who wouldn't mind talking to me about your career there? I plan to start school next Fall 2016, and Texas is a potential place I may consider...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Babies on a plane!! (and also cord clamping)
    One of our OB docs tells the parents that delayed cord clamping leads to increased RBC in the baby, leading to increased jaundice. She says for a normal term baby, she prefers not to delay cord...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. Every Nurse has that one patient they'll remember forever
    Most of the patients I have are happy, as I am a labor and delivery nurse, but not all of them. I remember this one because of a variety of reasons that I won't go into, but she was a mom with a...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. University of Louisiana-Lafayette online RN-BSN
    So I found you actually can't take 353/354 with any other nursing classes. They must be taken alone. I have finished my first term and am almost done with the second term, which included 421, and...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  8. Mental math very important in nursing?
    YOu do not need to do mental math in your head for nursing. First of all, pharmacy almost always does all of the calculations, but you do know how to make sure it is correct. I've had pharm send...
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. rant.. "4 weeks notice"
    4 weeks notice is pretty common. That's our requirement where I work.
    Jun 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. L & D Experience
    From what I have observed most employers want the cnm they hire to have labor and delivery experience. It is very helpful! I just saw a cnm student ask about how to read fetal monitoring strips. ...
    May 25
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Twelve hour shifts. Are you doing 3 or 4 days a week?
    I work 3-12 hour shifts a week. Our week runs Sun-Sat. No mandatory overtime, but we do have to pick up call which averages 20-30 hour a 6 week period. And yes are paid 1.5 pay for holidays.
    May 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Half of the class fails
    Our first class started with 32 and I believe it was 24 that graduated. Everyone graduated from the last semester. Most of the failures start in the first semester when students realize it isn't...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. So 39 weeks is the full term cut off now?
    37 to 40 weeks is considered term. Anything prior to 37 weeks is considered preterm. However, guidelines to prevent docs from inducing prior to 39 are in place as it is preferred to let babies...
    May 22
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. About pitocin
    Pitocin is regularly given after birth which is what the above nurse is referencing. During labor we often give it if a patient has been ruptured for a long time and labor hasn't kicked in or perhaps...
    May 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Patient Thank You Gifts
    Any kind of food is appreciated. We love pizza. I've had some patients bring a basket with individual packs of snacks and drinks and chocolate. My patient the other night gave me a lotion set...
    May 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. 2015 Rn pay per hour
    It definitely depends where you are. Where I am at in NC, it's about 21-22. That sounds not so great, but factor in shift diffs......5$ for nights, and 10$ for weeks, and I work mainly weekends so...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. L&D gals
    My hospital allows 3 visitors, which includes the s/o. And they can take turns going in. This is during labor and pushing.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Hepatitis B titer low?
    I would go through the hep b series again....very expensive...so find out if your facility will pay for it. Mine will. I have had I think 3 series and my titers are still low, so the vax is...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. can RN order another RN to bring medicine for a client prescribed by physician
    Not order, but a nurse can ask another nurse to do something for them. This happens often. Doc orders an IV......I am busy doing the admission work, and may ask another RN to start my IV(we do it...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. CNM student malpractice insurance
    There is an ACNM Student Midwife group on FB. IF you are on FB, perhaps someone there may know.
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  21. If admitted to a CNM program(or graduated) what were your stats?
    Queenanne what was your bachelors in? I have a bachelors as well in Sociology which wasn't hard for me and then my ASn and am doing an RN to BSN now. My ASN was pretty rigorous and hard. Also...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  22. Paying For Nursing School - 2nd Degree
    I had a previous bachelors degree and got loans for my asn program. Did you take out loans for your bachelors degree? If not you will be eligible for aid. If you did...you may still be able to...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Nurses and Financial Freedom
    Follow Dave Ramsey. Follow the baby steps and you will get there. Work more than 1 job if you can.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Asking for prayers:  multiple nursing students died in car accident
    I just read this. How sad for the families and nursing community.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. scrubs or business casual
    I usually wear scrubs.
    Apr 22
    Forum: School Nurses


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