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By MentalRn

Joined Aug 30, '07. Posts: 35 (54% Liked) Likes: 29

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  1. I agree that people can be cruel in our field. I do not understand why some think there must be a pecking order of such. I...
    Dec 15 '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. I have worked on contract in Anchorage Alaska. I have worked at the Native hospital, Providence medical center and I did a...
    Dec 15 '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. I think this argument is one that could be heard in many ERs across the nation. If you treat all people that come through...
    Mar 2 '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. You need to check with the Department of Corrections up there they frequently hire LPNs thoughout the state of Alaska...
    Feb 1 '10
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  5. you go girl! It never mattered to me if my superior was RN or LPN. The one with the most experience takes the cake.
    Jun 22 '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I started out in LTC and have no regrets. In fact I chose it over a hospital position when first out of school. I loved my...
    Jun 22 '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Pack warm clothing. Also bring any kinds of foods you may want that are dried or canned. Be prepared for detox patients like...
    Jun 8 '09
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  8. Don't stress the LTC experience. You will learn plenty. I started my nursing career in LTC and I do not regret it. I...
    Mar 24 '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Well I for one think it is a good idea. Experienced LPNs should be able to petition the board. Some of the smartest well...
    May 26 '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. I just say "nurse". I have worked as a CNA, LPN and Rn and we all do nursing, taking care of the sick.
    Apr 19 '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Do you ever wonder why some people are drawn into the field of psychiatrics? I myself have only been in psych for about 7...
    Apr 1 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. I agree with the above post. I always have mixed the haldol w/the ativan, and given the benadryl by itself. When I'm not...
    Apr 1 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. I worked full time as an LPN while in RN school. I worked night shifts. Many places manily LTC offer weekend baylor plans...
    Apr 1 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Try and not be so hard on yourself. We do all make mistakes. You certainly are not a bad nurse because of this. Your charge...
    Mar 31 '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. I think your honesty is refreshing. As a charge nurse I trust nurses like yourself because I know you will come to me when...
    Mar 31 '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. I was a CNA for several years, then a med assist CNA, then an LPN, and now RN of several years. It certainly has helped me a...
    Mar 31 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I have filled in as a CNA/PCT several times when they can't find someone to do the job, and I don't mind. It pays the same.
    Mar 30 '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I think that #1 you should not be so hard on yourself. #2 you do not need more study, you need help with a possible anxiety...
    Mar 24 '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. I am needing to leave a two year contract with the hospital I am currently with due to my husbands job relocating us. My...
    Mar 23 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I agree! There are several nurses that have left the floor. Sure we get paid well at times, but it is so hard to schedule in...
    Mar 9 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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