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  1. Dream job interview... What should *I* ask??
    ASK ABOUT ORIENTATION! Seriously, as a new grad in L&D, you need AT LEAST 3-6 mos orientation to get off to a good start. I started L&D right out of school, have 6 yrs in, and love it but it is a...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading
    plus, i always say in my childbirth classes that birth plans are like Christmas wish lists--you may or may not get everything you want on the list. that seems to lace the idea with some reality! ok,...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading
    pt requesting "clitoral stimulation" from nurse during induction on birth plan=not gonna happen :D that said, most birth plans i am coming across lately have been okay--usually printed off the...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    I've seen this one too: L-A Pronounced LeDasha Pt told me "the dash is silent" Um no, it's not???
    Feb 1, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. OB T-shirt slogans?
    "Meconium Happens" or "Mec Happens" :thankya:
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. NY: Handcuffed During Labor Now Barred
    Yes, I see this at my hospital. The pt stays handcuffed throughout labor with a corrections officer who is armed at her side at all times. Seems abusive IMHO--goes against everything I believe as a...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Do you love nursing or hate it???
    It's love here--and it's pretty unconditional on my part. It has to be! Nursing is HARD!
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Starting salary in Missouri
    Oh, I'm in KC--I've heard st louis pays less!
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. Starting salary in Missouri
    I started w/ an ASN at 20.50/hr last January--now am up to 21.60 plus a 3.50/hr night diff and 1.25/hr added diff on wkends. Best wishes!
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. I was just laid off
    SO SORRY! (hugs)
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Greenwich Hospital Salary
    Here is the only info I found: from fheard Registered User Age: 33 Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 1 Mar 26, 2009, 01:54 PM
    Jun 11, '09
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  12. Am I too shallow to be a nurse?
    Well, I think that the act of "thinking about being too shallow" may just preclude you from being too shallow... That said, I don't think your reasons for wanting to go into nursing are going to...
    Jun 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I need to interview a Nurse Attorney for my BSN bridge--
    Anyone out there want to help me out? I am somewhat desperate and unsure as to how to get a hold of someone for this interview? :) Thanks for any ideas/suggestions!
    Mar 3, '09
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  14. how much do you make an hour/year?
    Just got my final pay stub for the yr--as a new nurse in my 1st year (and I started at the end of January) I made 46,000 and brought home 36,000 after taxes and parking, etc. An additional 3 wks...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I hate my life.....
    I understand your frustration yet becoming a nurse won't solve all of life's problems, IMHO. I had many classmates that thjought getting a degree would make them happy only to find that nursing is...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. plz answer my qestion about GED
    I also have a GED and am now working on an RN-Masters program. It took me a long time to grow up and realize the value of education. I have had to work very hard, remediate through math and I was...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Is it really possible to do L&D as a new grad with 12 weeks of orientation?
    6 weeks L&D orientation here in a teaching hospital w/ high risk patients--I did it and am doing it. Yup, it is hard, exciting and crazy. Plus it has been the most stressful thing ever. (I oriented...
    Nov 20, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Do you raid the patient fridge?
    yeah, when i dont get to take my break or sit down for 13 hrs i have been known to grab a diet coke or some graham crackers and pnut butter on the run. ;)
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Lees Summit Medical Center?
    Hi-I know some nurses who work their L&D unit--it is slow but they seem to like it! Good luck!
    Nov 10, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  20. Any nurses you dread giving report to?
    Don't ya wish these nurses would read this thread and mend their ways? ;) Like that will ever happen!!!
    Oct 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Night shifters- what do you do if you have one night off?
    I stay up all night--do laundry, read, wach movies, work on my online class, sometimes make a late trip to 24-hr Walmart for groceries, etc. Fun.
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing Superstitions!
    No "quiet" or "bored" words Everything comes in three--if not then they happen in 7's Going to the bathroom means the s&*^ will hit the fan while you're gone Full moon brings out the crazies...
    Sep 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. Anyone else on nights feel completely out of it?
    Update: Thanks all for your feedback. Talked to my boss and had a choice between full time days and part time nights--took the PT night job so still dont have to pay for childcare (900/month), still...
    Sep 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Anyone else on nights feel completely out of it?
    Been on nights for 9 months now! Ok, so I love the night crew, don't have a problem sleeping during the day, and like my job but... I am so out of whack with my family and friends. I just am not...
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Scoping out NP programs...anyone heard anything about UMKC?
    I'm in UMKC's RN-BSN online program right now and love it. It is very doable w/ my full time work schedule! Good luck!
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing