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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. Ugh, I hate this! I, too, feel like the Urgent Care for everyone in the building, plus the parents. Some doozies: "Johnny...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. I like working holidays. I'm still a new nurse (with 1 year as a PCA) so this is only my second holiday season... but I just...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Document -- PSN or incident report or whatever. Also talk to your manager about this. If he's well known for doing this...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. My first job was like that. That job had more beginner and novice nurses than my current one, but I actually thought it was...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Business casual, period. In no way should anything you're wearing be described as cute or trendy. Nothing tight-fitting. ...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I remember, 12 years later, the nurse who held my hand, for 10 seconds, the day before my mom died. She looked in my eyes,...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I once read another poster in this forum state that the "ED can break you down, chew you up, and spit you back out." I...
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. I know ,I already quit and got a new job ;)
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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 Nursing Student
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Well would you rather go to nursing school right now or have a husband?
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. Moscato,good sex, chick fil a for breakfast.
    AheleneLPN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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