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  1. Looking for a new stethoscope
    Hi there! I have a similar question! I just got a job in pediatrics - I already have a Littman II Classic. Is it worth me investing in a Littman II Pediatric stethoscope? What do you nurses find,...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Pediatric Scrubs!
    Hi all, Just a quick wee question for all you pediatric nurses! Where do you get your pediatric-themed scrubs from? I am looking to order several at a cheap price from overseas and would love...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Advice for Pediatrics Cover Letter
    Hi all, Do you all have any advice on what to include in a cover letter for a pediatrics position as a new graduate? Firstly, I want to show that I have used reason and intelligence to decide that...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. New Grad with PEDs interview!
    Great news, congratulations! Let us know how you go and how you enjoy it :)
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
    Distraction is key! Blowing up a glove and tying it then drawing eyes above the thumb (which is now the nose) or blowing bubbles (can help with children who need to breathe deeper). I find that...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  6. Pediatrics- school age/ortho/trauma: what to expect?
    Well done! Let us know how it goes :) So funny that there are nurses on here in the same ward!!!
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. Medical vs Surgical Nursing
    Thanks for your feedback! Do you have a whole range of different surgeries rather than a common one? Any med ward people care to comment? :-) Thanks so much again :)
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Medical vs Surgical Nursing
    Hi there nurses! :nurse: Just a quick question! What's the main differences between medical and surgical nursing in terms of a typical day and duties? Have you worked in both? And which do you...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Swollen ankles and feet! Ouuuuuch!
    Hi nurses! :heartbeat Not sure if Im posting in the right thread but I have noticed since I started nursing, by the end of an 8 hour shift I have really swollen ankles and feet, like reallllly...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. How did you *know* your specialty and when?
    I actually finished a Bachelors degree in psychology and then worked in community psych for a year before deciding it wasnt for me. Like you, I found neuro interesting but the reality out there was...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How did you *know* your specialty and when?
    You're absolutely right! Its a VERY popular choice amongst our class, although none have been in a NICU ward yet so time will tell! Thanks so much for the advice!
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How did you *know* your specialty and when?
    Thank you so much for all your replies! So interesting! And very true one person who said that its not necessarily one calling for some people but will be a narrowing down from things you dont enjoy!...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How did you *know* your specialty and when?
    Hi nurses! :redpinkhe I was just curious - when did you know what specialty you wanted to work in? I have one year left of nursing school and have done several placements but haven't really found...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I graduated todayyyyyy!!!!!
    Congratulations!!! :) :) :)
    May 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Did you just *know* what area?
    Hi lovely nurses out there! I just had a question... I will be third year soon and able to pick placements but I have no idea what I want to specialize in. I feel that there's a lot of student...
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Abbreviations galore! Please help :-)
    Hi there, I am sure to all you expert nurses out there, these abbreviations will be second nature to you but am really curious from the handover notes, what these mean? I am just starting out...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. NZ State Exams!!! :-S
    Well done you two! :) Enjoy your nursing careers!!! By the way, what yellow book are you talking about?
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. To sell m nursing books or not to sell them...
    Ummm I guess it depends if you think you will need them to reference back to and whether $250 is worth not having those books around in case you need them. Completely up to you but I know for me, I...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. NZ State Exams!!! :-S
    I agree - Id love to know more info on the format of the NZ state nursing exam.. any help guys? :)
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. what are the hours/shifts in nz?
    And what are day shift hours? Or the 12 hour ones?
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. what are the hours/shifts in nz?
    Hi there :) Just a quick question, am curious about general shifts/hours in NZ (8 or 12 hour ones). Is the night shift generally 11pm til 7am? Thanks :o
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. Needle stick injury
    Great advice here from the other nurses :yeah:. As the others have said, try to stay positive until you do find out and chances are, you will be just fine! Even though the powers of the mind can make...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. drug calculations
    I know this is an old post but in case others are searching this for drug calculation help, heres an excellent website that may help you :)
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. Done with work!
    Wow must be such a good feeling to leave it all behind for a little while and focus on you! Now you can relax and in no time, you'll be meeting your new bubba. Really happy for you :)
    Jun 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Tips for studying pharmacology?
    A simple list of suffixes of the various drug classes may help! :)
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student