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LuvofNursing BSN, MSN, RN

Obstetrics, M/S, Family medicine
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LuvofNursing has 17 years experience as a BSN, MSN, RN and specializes in Obstetrics, M/S, Family medicine.

I am a 38 year old mother of 4 who JUST passed the ANCC board exam! I am planning to go into practice with an internal medicine doctor in my town.

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    Stuck in the middle?

    So, I completed by FNP program... CHECK! I passed by ANCC exam... CHECK! I submitted my paperwork for licensure and to obtain my furnishing number to the BRN... CHECK! BUT I've been told it can take 2 months to get licensed!! In the meantim...
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    Chamberlain online FNP

    As I mentioned before, Chamberlain (as I imagine are most online programs) are best for self motivated people who are able and willing to put the time in. The BEST thing about the Chamberlain program is that they purchase and FNP review for you in t...
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    Chamberlain online FNP

    Walgreens and CVS are constantly taking students. They have a pretty streamlined process, just don't miss the application deadline. I did a portion of my first clinical session there (I ended up adding an urgent care, because the CVS' in norther...
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    Chamberlain online FNP

    sorry it took so long to respond! I graduated in Feb 2016 and just passed my ANCC exam. I am grateful for a program that allows the flexibility that I needed in my circumstances, but Chamberlain is, in my opinion, similar to a self study program. ...
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    L&D nurse now FNP student

    Thank you everyone for explaining the ways that you relate. And anh06005, BSN, RN I just received the Barkley CDs. Enjoying them so far and yes they seem to break down the information into manageable nuggets.
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    L&D nurse now FNP student

    I am currently smack dab in the middle of my FNP degree after being a postpartum nurse for 3 years and labor and delivery nurse for 1 year. I graduated nursing school with acceptance to a Versant program, scholarships to pay off school and recommend...
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    Any Chamberlain RN-to-BSN that have gone on to FNP?

    I received my RN to BSN from Chamberlain in December 2010, and I am currently in Chamberlain's FNP program. You are given $100 off per credit hour as an alumni who is attending Chamberlain for a Master's degree, which was a plus. I had heard (throu...
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    Chamberlain FNP program

    Taking my third class. No tests all papers.
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    Chamberlain FNP program

    I received my ADN to BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing. I was very happy with the program... here is how I would rate it. 10/10 - convenience (including applying, access to classrooms and contact with teachers) 7/10 - quality (i have to be...
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    Job for a mother/baby experienced RN?

    anyone know of rn (mother/baby, pediatrics or labor and delivery) positions in the area from modesto to sacramento? experienced rn (bsn) in mother/baby with training in pediatrics. thank you! :)
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    Discharging a baby with abnormal labs?

    Looking for comments on the following scenario.... Mom delivered vaginally, GBS + treated only once, no other risk factors for baby to have an infection. We automatically order a CBC, CRP, blood culture on the baby since it had less than 2 treatme...
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    Magnesium Sulfate Policy in your hospital

    I was glad to find this thread, because there has been some discussion as to what is considered standard of care for Magnesium patients. I work in a mother/baby unit, and our mag patients are considered the same as all other patients, so they are ...
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    Welcome to Mother-Baby Musings!

    Wow, 75%! That is quite high! I'd say my hospital is around 30% (although our hospital DID just put an end to mothers having an option for a VBAC). I think c-sections have become so common that we need to sit back and remember that we are performi...
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    If I'd only known....

    i am currently a mother/baby nurse who will be transferring to labor and delivery in the next 6 months. i have learned a lot in mother/baby, one of those things being.... labor and delivery is very different than postpartum. i have been reading abo...
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    Drug testing Labor patients

    AndreaRN23, I'm surprised about things not happening after baby is found positive. CPS is involved in all cases where baby is + for anything other than MJ (sometimes opiates depending on the patient's situation) At our hospital, we test premat...
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    Help New to L&D

    I bought the book on "Perinatal Nursing" by Simpson through AWHONN. It does a good job of giving textbook information without being 'blah' like a textbook. As far as the most important information to know before going to labor and delivery, I'm afr...