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    Lisa Miller Seminars?

    Hi guys! I am interested in attending one of the Lisa Miller Advanced EFM Seminars this fall. I can't find any information on pre-requisites for attending the seminar, and I was curious if any of you knew about that. Is there a required number of exp...
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    ER nurse to L&D

    You're going to love it! Congratulations on this exciting switch. I think you will find that your experience is extremely useful and relevant. One book that I really enjoyed when I was orienting was Intrapartum Management Modules. You can buy it on A...
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    Videos to assist the OB nurse with vaginal examination

    These are great! Thank you! Totally sharing this with the new residents on my floor.
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    One week 'til off residency!

    Thank you very much for the kind words!!
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    One week 'til off residency!

    Thanks, everyone! So far, so good. :)
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    One week 'til off residency!

    Hi there! I am a new RN graduate, just one week away from completing my 18-week OB Residency! Starting next week I will be taking my own patient assignments. Despite all of the training, I obviously still have a lot of fear/anxiety about the fact tha...
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    Advice for New Grad L&D Interview

    Hello! I recently received my first graduate nursing position as an L&D nurse. My interview asked a lot of prioritization questions (which patient will you see first), so it would be helpful to review your OB assessment and potential emergency sc...
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    Preparing for PLU Nursing School?

    Are you able to just take j term off, or do you lose your financial aid for doing that?? If you have to take something I recommend doing a fun PE like yoga or power aerobics!
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    OB Nurses, Help!

    iPink RN - thank you very much! My coworkers really are very nice and supportive for the most part. I hope that they help me through it like your unit did for you.
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    OB Nurses, Help!

    Thank you very much pierand for your kind words and encouragement! I definitely agree with you that I need to be more assertive. I appreciate your response!
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    OB Nurses, Help!

    Taz5869, thank you SO much for all of your kind words and helpful information! I will definitely put your tips to use. By learning/practicing with your tools, I can at least have a bit more "structure" within my shifts. It's nice to hear from all of ...
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    L&D Nurse Residency - Advice Please!!

    Thank you for your kind words! It's nice to know that I'm not alone in my feelings. I just wish that I felt more capable of being independent at work...OB is a crazy world with lots of exceptions to the "rules" and routines of other specialties. Mad ...
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    OB Nurses, Help!

    Brand new RN here in month 2 of my orientation on a high-risk maternity floor. I knew that this field was very specialized, and that it would take me a long time to feel even remotely comfortable, but I had no idea that the learning curve would be TH...
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    L&D Stress

    PepeSilvia, I'm so sorry that you're feeling so overwhelmed. I am in the same boat right now and it is NOT a fun place to be in. I am a new graduate nurse starting out on a high-risk maternity floor and I had no idea that L&D could be so incredib...
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    Student Seeking Advice - Is NICU for me?

    BabyRN and Kaela_V, thank you so so so much for your responses. They give me lot of hope and make me very excited to continuing honing my skills. I know that the skills will come with practice and exposure and time. The stories you shared make me fee...