MVgal

MVgal

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  1. Abortion in nursing school rotations?

    My ob rotation was very limited, as it was in a small hospital. During my day in L&D, i ended up spending my whole shift observing a husband and wife who had learned that same morning that her full term infant was stillborn. It was a very emotion...
  2. I live in Pa, and even though AWHONN recommends a nurse ratio of 1:1 in stage 2 of labor, my nurse manager insists that we are expected to stay at a 1:2 ratio, that we should be able to "handle it". I've been in L & D for almost 1 1/2 years now, ...
  3. On the Edge

    You CAN do it, take each assignment one day at a time, i graduated in 2008 as an RN , at age 38. I also have 3 children, a husband, a cat with an attitude, and I think I only killed one betta fish, (don't tell the kids, it was quickly replaced). I am...
  4. online rn to bsn chamberlain college

    definately glad to hear that it is accredited, nervous about everything right now i guess
  5. I am about to start an online rn to bsn through Chamberlain College of Nursing on march 1st 2010. I've read lots of reviews, more good than bad, so I decided to proceed. I am wondering if anybody out there has any new information about their own expe...
  6. Chatham University

    just looking for a follow up opinion now that you are done with Chatham University, what was your overall experience? I have put in a request to speak to an advisor, i would like to continue to my bsn, as i currently have my diploma in nursing, but a...
  7. Help!! I am a new RN grad, and work on a surg-med unit. All the nurse managers care about every shift is their staff numbers, which changes based on census at any given moment. It's common for us to have 6 patients each, and not have an aide, or a tr...
  8. Anyone else call 'em johnnies?

    I'm originally from massachusetts, and we always called them "johnnies" also. I've been here in pennsylvania for two years, and nobody has ever heard that term either.