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  1. Nursing in Nova Scotia
    hi there, i don't know what kind of nursing you are interested in, but i recently saw lpn positions posted for the new shannex owned nursing homes in the valley. valley regional hospital in...
    Sep 8, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. SANE Interview
    Hi All, I am going to be interviewing next week to be a SANE nurse...can't wait! I've wanted to do this for a long time, and the time is finally right. I don't have any emerg experience, but I do...
    Sep 8, '10
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  3. Moving to Nova Scotia
    Hi, I was born, raised, and still live (and work) in the Halifax area! Can't imagine living anywhere else...except maybe the Caribbean after I win the lottery, LOL. It seems that jobs in some...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. Recovering newborn in OB PACU???
    I work in a 13 bed LDR with 4 triage beds (can expand to 6 if necessary), 2 ORs, and a 3 bed PACU. We scrub, circulate, and recover our sections, and unless the babes have to go to NICU, always...
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Comments from the peanut gallery....
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Management making mountains out of mole hills
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How do L&D nurses REALLY feel about natural birth?
    This is the best birth plan ever! :bow:
    Nov 10, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Mandatory OT
    I'm in Canada, and at the hospital I work at, we have a huge problem with overtime, as does the unit I work for. Mandatory OT doesn't happen every day, but it certainly is a too common occurence. My...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Pagopica and anemia
    I never knew the word, but did know about the ice cravings and its association with anemia. I work L&D, and I've noted a lot of women that crave ice will have low hemoglobin.
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. fundal checks
    I work L&D, and we recover our patients post C-section (also scrub and circulate in the OR), until they are ready for transfer to postpartum. For sections, we do fundal checks, vitals, etc. q15...
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Will I get fired? this for real? May I suggest getting a life, getting a job that you might be good at, getting some English and spelling lessons, and get out of the area of nursing...please!
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Does your hospital have a policy on no walking after ROM?
    No...I've never heard of something so foolish! At my hospital, patients with ruptured membranes with no complications (no mec, no GBS+ status) and in no labor go home to await induction or labor, as...
    Oct 24, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Advice on Career Decision
    Oct 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Direct OP position
    I would love to hear more about this peanut ball! Looking forward to your post with more info.
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Do your docs bring baby to sterile warmer in c/s?
    We cover our warmer with a sterile disposable drape, warm blankets underneath, and resus equipment under to one side or on the shelf above. A doc closest to the warmer brings the babe over to the...
    Oct 13, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Direct OP position
    Not only have I seen this a ton in ten years of obs nursing, I also had a primary section for this reason! I rocked myself on hands and knees from 7-10 cm to no avail, then pushed for 2 1/2...
    Oct 13, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Ugh!  Delivered Baby On My Own The Other Day...
    I'd say your attending needs to get a grip...multips tend to deliver quickly! I like the previous reply. If the doc wants to ensure they're there for a multip delivery, then they can get their butts...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Worried about the hours...
    A problem finding an RN job in Canada? I don't think so...there is a major shortage now, and it is only going to get worse. This is copied from the CNA (Canadian Nurses Association) website. They...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Bye, Bye, LPN's
    At the hospital where I work, all of the LPNs were phased out about 16 years they're being phased back in...go figure. Their training and scope of practice has expanded is my understanding,...
    Aug 2, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. learn to say it correctly!!
    My obs pet peeve is EPIDERMAL for in "we're at the hospital now, she got an epidermal and is comfortable". the epidermal. I hear this all the time! :banghead:
    Jun 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Wanted to share a story: The impact of nurses in my Grandpa's death
    I agree with this 110%. The nurses at the hospital do need to hear this. Thank you for sharing this story with all of us. So sorry for your loss.
    Jun 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Moving to the OR
    Hello! After ten years in OBS, I'm moving to a pediatric OR job in September. I have some OR experience in that we scrub and circulate for our operative deliveries, but I know that this will be...
    May 22, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Just  Another Code
    Wow...beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
    Apr 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nursing = Choose your own hours....
    From the article... "Most nurses can choose their own shifts..." Not where I work! This is hilarious for me and most nurses that I know. I don't choose to work every second Christmas, every...
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. is the advisor right?
    In a word, no.
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion