International Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Malpractice Prevention

Labor and Delivery Nurse - March 1982 - 12:50 a.m. I glanced at the whiteboard after we transferred the surprise twins to Neonatal ICU for observation (see Part I of the previous post). Bonnie, the health tech, had put a new admission in my other room named Wanda. Bonnie handed me her blood pressure and… Continue reading Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Malpractice Prevention

Christian Single, General Nursing, graduate school, International Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse, Nurse Practitioner

Transcultural Nursing Course – Dominican Republic – Part 3

January 3, 1995 It seems hard to believe that our trip is half over. Today, we returned to the city hospital to work as a group so Tammy could translate for us. We made rounds in the pediatric ward and watched a skilled nurse easily start several IV's in babies, unlike yesterday. She wore a… Continue reading Transcultural Nursing Course – Dominican Republic – Part 3

International Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Part 2

March, 1982 - 12:50 a.m. I glanced at the white board after we transferred the surprise twins to Neonatal ICU for observation (see Part I of previous post). Bonnie, the health tech, had put a new admission in my other room named Wanda. Bonnie handed me her blood pressure and temperature on a piece of… Continue reading Surprise in Labor and Delivery – Part 2

Labor & Delivery Nurse

All About Babies!

Labor & Delivery Nurse - Midwest USA, August, 1981 I have begun my orientation in Labor and Delivery which is 6 weeks on day shift and 2 weeks on night shift. This 1000 bed private hospital in the suburbs of the city seems much more professional and more advanced than the inner city hospital where… Continue reading All About Babies!