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By AheleneLPN

Joined May 20, '12 - from 'Loxahatchee, FL, US'. AheleneLPN is a LPN. Posts: 143 (20% Liked) Likes: 30

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  1. What the job ad wants and what they hire are often two totally different things. Our ads say 2 yr er exp minimum, we have...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. We do the usual CNA stuff like vitals but also do EKGs, blood draws, blood cultures, POCs (Chem8, CG4, etc as well as urine...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. We have both CNAs and EMTs as techs in our ED. I don't know what a PCT is. Pacific Crest Trail is a nice trail though....
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. A person subordinate in job title and function put an alarm on you and another stated that you failed to do a job task when...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. I totally respect the medical assistants ,I know they are very prepared to work in a clinic setting . I had to quit because...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Just to play devils advocate, I did the MA program once upon a time and it was the same length as the LPN program. IMO,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. I know ,I already quit and got a new job ;)
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Just me, but I would leave. If not, tell the MA that I plan to prepare my own medications if I am to give it. If she doesn't...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. If the MAs are competitive that is fine. You are NOT in competition with them or against them because you are not an MA. ...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Like the others, we order meds as we need them (thru the computer, point, click, order, send). Twice per day (day/evening)...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Cap refill should be brisk, less than 3 seconds. Greater than 3 seconds is a positive finding that must be addressed
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. I agree about the 12 hr shifts..it's one of several reasons why I have not worked and am not interested in working FT in a...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I hate it when mandatory education is scheduled from 8am to noon, after you've worked all night. No one would ever DREAM of...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RANT: The only thing I dislike about night shift, is the general disrespect that other shifts have for our sleep and our...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. School nurse here, best gift came from one of my students who hugged me and said, "It feels like home when you fix me". I...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. Just a side note.... Remember, in the NCLEX world, never try to add other factors that aren't mentioned in the question....
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. fbanh, I am 57 years old in my final year of an RN program. My daughter and my husband are my biggest supporters and I...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Did you read the OP's post? #1 Her husband is employed #2 She isn't commuting, she wants to uproot and MOVE the kids 2...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. At the end of the day, you have to think about what is best for the FAMILY. Not just one member. I do not think the...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. If this is truly your dream, it will always be there. Children are only children once, do you think you would regret...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. He is supportive of you going to nursing school, but he is not supportive of you choosing one that is so far away that it...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Well would you rather go to nursing school right now or have a husband?
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Moscato,good sex, chick fil a for breakfast.
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Yes, I too can relate... I have traveled for 10 yrs and so many places they treat you like you're stupid or their dumping...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  25. Maybe since I'm a DNS, I come from a different perspective. Change is essential for growth both professionally and to...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. I went to LTC after 17 years of acute care. Your experience sounds just like mine. They've cut the RN's in LTC to just a...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  27. I agree with Chrisrn24. What the heck is wrong with you people? It's NOT SAFE for a student to have that many patients,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Wow some of you guys are not nice...that is a lot of work for a student. When I started my first job it was a struggle. ...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. So should a person with a mental illness not be sent to the ER then, because they were seen on the street attacking and...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. If a resident goes from placid and sweet to vicious and assaultive in under 60 seconds, there IS an underlying medical...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  31. WOW. This is not evidence of a patient dump. I have worked in hospitals as well, and they (maybe not yours) are more capable...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. I agree that it is perfectly normal to feel the way you do right now. I would be worried if you didn't have concerns! I...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. I just started at a LTC last week also. They asked if I would cut short my training by two days and I said no. I'm taking...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  34. In the years I have been an LPN it become increasing apparent that the nursing profession must be one of the most abuse...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  35. And I want to add that even though I usually function as a "med nurse" and spend most of my time passing pills, I still...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  36. Exactly. I never said I hated CMA, or that it's the CMA's fault that facilities are shifting to a "cost-effective model." In...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  37. All the studies I have read indicate that medication aides make FEWER med errors than nurses do. They just pass pills. Tney...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  38. I am a CMA. Let me enlighten you all on how I got my certificate! I took my transcript to the BON, with a form that...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  39. This is going to continue, until we, as nurses, RNs and LPN/LVNs, go public with this. Teachers aren't being replaced with...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  40. Yep, they can give the meds. They can't teach them they can't monitor for effect or side effect they can't assess for prns
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  41. I'm sorry this happened to you. While CMAs are cheaper, I would personally feel more comfortable with a LPN giving...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  42. It is scary, but if implemented appropriately, CMA's can be beneficial in ALF's. A for SNF/NF's, not sure I'd want to go...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  43. Because I am one of 46 grandchildren from 13 children, I never was able to inherit any of my grandmother's nursing supplies,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  44. onprobation, let me tell you the following, it's actually a no brainer. None of the people responding to your question,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  45. I agree with TX RN! We are nurses here, not judges over somebody else's life! What ever happen to the therapeutic term...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  46. I love being a LPN! I am set to graduate August 2013 from the LPN to RN mobility program. My time as a LPN has been awesome!...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  47. I'm an LPN and I love it. I've worked in offices because I want my evenings/weekends/holidays off for my family. Good...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  48. Oh, and I live in middle TN, and the hospital in my small town does still hire some LPNs. You don't find them in CVICU, ICU,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  49. Good for you! I am an LPN and I absolutely love it. I have been an LPN since 1990, (although I did work in other jobs than...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  50. Im so touched with your situation, i truely would fast and pray for 3 things, 1. God to show you his favor over this case....
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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