Labor and Delivery nurses work in the happiest place in the hospital. Where else do you get to go to birthday parties all day and night long? If you love adrenaline, babies and a little bit of everything, the “Baby Factory” might be the place for you! Labor and Delivery is a mix of the Emergency Department (ED), Medical-Surgical, Operating Room (OR), Recovery Room, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and Critical Care all mashed together into one exciting unit!
I think a lot of nursing students, as well as nurses in general, carry misconceptions about what it’s like to be a nurse in a nursing home. Many don’t really know what nursing home nurses do. This guest post will walk you through a typical shift and see if it’s what you imagined.