# CaneRN

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1. ## BP question

A asked a question for an assignment a few days ago and everyone was so helpful so I'm hoping for one more. I have an odd (to me anyway) question relating to blood pressure that I'm looking for opinions about. So a patient who is at 28 weeks has a BP of 120/80. However, her initial BP at her first clinic visit at 10 weeks was 112/60. I have 4 choices: Normal as BP increases in the second trimester, Abnormal as BP decreases in the second trimester, Normal as the DBP is less than 90, or Abnormal as the BP should remain at pre-pregnant levels until the third trimester when it decreases. I'm caught between two of them, Abnormal because BP decreases in 2nd and normal because DBP is less than 90, but I'm not sure. Does anyone have any ideas on this? I'd really appreciate any input! Thanks again!
2. ## GPTPAL Question

Thank you for your comments. So just to clarify, to list the G and G followed by TPAL is redundant or unnecessary? As I listed before I had G4P3T2P1A0L4, but the para is wrong to list or at least not the way I have it? Thank you!
3. ## GPTPAL Question

I'm really hoping someone can help me out with this. I have an assignment for an OB lecture trying to calculate a Pt's OB history, which I havent had to do in a while and I'm really hoping someone could just tell me if I'm doing this correctly or if I'm misunderstanding something. Q: A Pt in her second trimester comes in for a prenatal visit. This is her 4th pregnancy. She currently has 2 living children delivered at 38 weeks and one set of twins delivered at 36 weeks. This is my assessment: G4 P3 T2 P1 A0 L4 I've been using a few sources to try and check my work, but I keep coming up a number short/high in one or two places. Am I right or wrong? I'd really appreciate some guidance. Thanks so much!

5. ## Anyone accepted into USC (southern california) FNP program?

Thank you. Yes, I've been very impressed with what I've read and my interactions with individuals involved with the program. I'm just having some trouble wrapping my brain around the total, haha.
6. ## Anyone accepted into USC (southern california) FNP program?

I've been looking at this program a lot and I am glad so many people have given thoughts etc. I know this was brought up previously in the discussion, but for those of you that applied/are in the program, is the cost really justified? Again, I say this as someone who is interested in applying, but ~90k seems to be a lot. I guess I'm trying to decide for myself if that price is a good investment long term when other programs seem to be a good bit less. Maybe it really is that good. I'm not criticizing, just looking for ideas as to why the price is warranted. Of course, cost for one person and the means to go about it are different for everyone. Thanks!
7. ## Jackson hospital or Mount Sinai medical center?

As someone who had clinicals at Jackson as a student at UM and never having heard good things about Mount Sinai, I'll go with option C