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ArgentumRN has 5 years experience and specializes in Surgical,Peds,MBU,LDR.

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  1. ArgentumRN

    Device to insert misoprostol vaginally

    we use an applicator.
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    Regions that take male new grads into L/D

    BTW I am a male nurse as well and to everyone I am just a nurse, not a male nurse. Love L&D and I agree with the previous post that L&D is a mix of ICU and ER at time. You will love it. message me and we can get in contact if you want.
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    Regions that take male new grads into L/D

    Our hospital just hired a male RN. They offered several New Grad training programs for L&D and he is part of that new wave of nurses. Good luck. L&D is a great place to work.
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    L&D gals

    Hello everyone: I am a dude aswell. In our labor and Delivery unit there is not a "limit" for vaginal deliveries; it is mostly at the discretion of the nurse, but I always ask the patient how many people she wants during labor vs pushing stages. On ...
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    Male WHNP/CNM

    Great comments from everyone!. Glad to hear there are other guys out there supporting our moms, their babies and their partners. I strongly agree that it all depends how you present yourself and the level of support you provide your patients with. I...
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    Male Nurses

    The answer is YES. There are afew of us male nurses working Post-Partun and Labor and Delivery. You will do just fine and who knows you might decide to stay, specially is you like the emergent situations that arise without warning... Best of Luck.
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    Are we tyrants?

    Well said!!!!
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    Are we tyrants?

    SaoirseRN: You missed the point and the sarcasm that went with it. The basic point is that being territorial does not help anyone... we are suppose to care for these patients as a team and that we dont own these patients... do you see it now? ...
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    Are we tyrants?

    "So yeah, I claim it as my baby...i'm there to protect them from harm, to get them through the night alive, and to get them home in a few months. I spend hours more time each day, with these babies, than even their parents do" You still dont get it.....
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    Are we tyrants?

    Well said!!!!
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    Are we tyrants?

    Right... we are responsibles for the care of patient. But dont call your patients "my baby" understand they are NOT YOURS! and when you act "territorial" it does not make you a better nurse. It makes you look insane and unprofesional. If the RT is "p...
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    men in pediatrics:) thoughts?

    If that is your calling and passion go for it!! you are there to be a nurse NOT a male nurse. Put that behind you and move forwad. You will be great as a nurse in pediatrics or anywhere you go. Again follow your passion.
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    Is there a good way to wear a tie with scrubs?

    Go for it if it suits you. Personally is not for me...
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    Is it WORTH IT?

    Dont worry about being a good "male nurse".... just be a good nurse.
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    Fetal monitoring guidelines

    found it. Thank you both.