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  1. What other message forums are there for L&D/MB nursing?
    Just wondering what other good websites are there for support and questions in our area of L&D and MD?
    Nov 20, '15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Does MAGNET STATUS hospital really matters?
    I'm wondering if a magnet status hospital really makes a difference in nurses' satisfaction? Studies say yes, but I'm wondering if anyone out there can tell me otherwise? Have you worked at a...
    Nov 20, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. New Nurse, New Job in Postpartum...Worse Than I Could Have Imagined
    Just read you first paragraph and it sounds like hell. We only do at most, 3 couplets care.
    May 3, '15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. L/D RN learning to scrub for c/sec
    Our FBC (LDRP) , nurses are assigned to either learn PACU or scrubs. It works out fine because if an Rn is the scrub for our shift, the scrub Rn only takes mother baby couplets for patient care and...
    May 3, '15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. L&D gals
    At my current hospital, there is no limit in the number of visitors. However most patients choose to only have the significant other there only, sometimes that is also because they are military...
    May 3, '15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Do you always keep emergency meds on hand for deliveries?
    Yes. It's standard at our hospital we have emergency medications at every delivery. You never know when you really need them, always good to have them. And if you don't need it, you can always return...
    Sep 29, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Should I donate all my scrubs?
    I've been in L&D at this new facility for about 2 years now. Here, they provide our scrubs for us and they wash them for us. My previous hospital did not provide scrubs for the nurses. We had to...
    Sep 29, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. How to cope when you had a bad delivery
    I hate the feeling... Can't stop thinking of what else I could have done... Or what I should have done... Even moments of "maybe this isn't for me anymore"... Even as far as" i think I should quit......
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Who out there is doing standardized pitocin orders?
    Standard order, start at 1 mU then increase by 1 - 2 every 30 minutes to a maximum of 20 mU.
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Changing jobs
    After being on the floor for a little over a year as a new grad RN on L&D, a coworker lender this book to me... I wish I had read it as a new grad. It was extremely helpful. Labor and Delivery...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Philadelphia Hospitals - Charting/Pay
    I would call HR, they can give you a general idea before you decide to apply and whether its for you or not. Let us know what you find out please.
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Median pay for L&D RNC-OB with 4 years experience
    I've thought about moving to PA but the pay for RN is very low. I believe CA and NY are the top paying states for RN. I don't mean to brag and please don't take it wrong but I have 2 years of...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. LDRP vs L&D/Postpartum
    I'm in CA, at a baby-friendly hospital. We average 100-110 births per month. Active labor, always 1:1. Mother baby always 1:3. Charge RN never takes patients. We are pretty well staff, which I'm...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Help Becoming Baby Friendly
    We are baby friendly, and we do LDRP. Recently one of the major change to baby friendly is skin to skin immediately after birth for one uninterrupted hour! That means no baby weight, no meds, nothing...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. What do you chart when you have a normal vaginal delivery?
    At this new facility, they are very short...just "SVD female" then "placenta delivered". I was trained to be more detail from my old facility.... "Spontaneous vaginal delivery of viable...
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Perineal Prep Solutions?
    My old workplace, and currently where I am at.... always betadine.
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. It's been 7 months since I've been on the floor...
    It's been 7 months since I've been on the floor and I'm starting my new position next week... errr how do I prepare??? What is my nurse preceptor going to expect of me? I do have only 1 year and 4...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. I think I should learn to sew. Can't find perfect scrubs.
    They do sell paterns you can buy so you can sew your own scrubs, good luck.
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Not exactly full time, 0.9, but how should I schedule myself?
    i'm starting my new job soon and i have to decide today if i want to do 0.9 or full time working nights 8 hour shifts. if doing full time, it will be 5 nights/week but if 0.9 it will be 4 nights one...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. how to do 8 hour night shifts
    Currently im jobless. I resigned from my last job because I was going to relocate to the East coast but plans changed after i reigned
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. how to do 8 hour night shifts
    I just accepted a job offer in my specialty that is 8 hour shift x5/week and x4/week alternating since is. 9 not full time. The pay is good. I will have to relocate and they are helping me with...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Need ideas for a new career when nursing career is over
    I'm still new in the nursing field but there are some ideas... * Try public health... look into county jobs? Your public health department? How about the World Health Organization? or the CDC......
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. How to answer this interview question....
    Unit manager: What skills would you bring to our facility, our unit when we hire you? ??? I only have 1 year and 4 months of experience of L&D as a new grad... I can't say, I have loads of...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. Travel Nursing in CA
    Did you end up taking the assignment?? How was it? I'm also looking into the area as well....
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. How to get into a Kaiser facility?
    Any advice on how to land a job with them?
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: California Nursing


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