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Joined Jan 6, '13. Posts: 348 (34% Liked) Likes: 216

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  1. It will happen less and less the longer you practice. Don't let it bother you. If they want to see the doctor let them see...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. You can do it!! take a Refresher course either in person or online. Take CPR and other courses that interest you for example...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. Future - Why is it you seem to want to hijack this and any other thread you post on to discuss your agenda? This is not a...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Glad to see this thread. I worked as an RN in a functional medicine clinic and am getting my MSN so I can be a functional...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. This is your most important course, at least for your first few years of practice. You need to be able to do a full or...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. yes also glass bottles, glass three bottle chest tube set up, metal trachs, gomco suction set up, crank beds, no lifting...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. In the days of large green oxygen cylinders at the bedside, glass IV bottles and chest tube drainage bottles, large open...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. When I worked as an LVN (91-93), we wore all white. I had the most comfortable pair of big clunky white NurseMates (truly...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I forgot glass IV bottles, that we taped down the side with masking tape, of course that was after we did the math, on our...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I've been a nurse since temperatures were taken with glass/mercury thermometers. We had fifty that we kept in a metal pan in...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I've been a nurse since doctors and nurses smoked at the desk. I was working the night John Lennon was killed. We wore those...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I charted with a 4 color pen to show which shift I was working. "/QUOTE] I had forgotten that! Black/blue 7-3 shift,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. This November marks my 40th year in nursing. Two thirds of my life. I remember being so thrilled when we were allowed to...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Me Too!!! I remember having to wear a 'spacesuit' to take care of my first AIDS patient.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I have been a nurse since the days when employees wasted time at work doing the crossword puzzles from the newspapers on...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I'm sorry but your argument doesn't make any sense. You fail to make the connection between the difficulty of getting...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. My program has a mix. There are proctored exams and then there are open book exams. The open book exams are much harder than...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Hello, I am currently in the MA program for my Associate's Degree. I was trying to figure out what were the necessary steps...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  19. Always carry your own professional malpractice /liability insurance. The cost is worthwhile.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. How about attitudes of healthcare providers in patients who are seeking pain relief in the ED.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Hi Want2bfree, I can tell you hands down the Leik book was a great resource... The AANP exam was not as difficult as some...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Forget medcalc that should be the least of your worries, it's basic math. Review your physical assessment, pathophys,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Could? Yes, certainly could. However, there are legal and tax ramifications to it that you and he should know in more...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Here is a great site you could check out with good information. The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. NP for the US Embassy in the Philippines. Easy work with a bunch or pretty healthy people to look after, Decent pay,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. The article did cite examples of a hospital system that has implemented this. Novant Health, a Winston-Salem, N.C. based...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  27. It's really hard to predict On the one hand people are saying that the market is becoming saturated with nurses due to all...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. I am very direct, many patients have told me, "thanks for not bs'ing me". It's all in your delivery..put it in a way that...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. Absolutely carry your own personal policy. 1/3mil or 3/5 mil.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. Before you think your getting a raise, consult with a tax accountant and get the numbers crunched. You will be paying more...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. Welcome to the club...((HUGS)) I NEVER thought nursing would do this....we used to be rewarded for tenure and seniority. ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  32. Second rule... don't use wikipedia as a referencing source.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  33. Step one, stop using the term "mid-level".
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  34. Everything is perception. I'm sure you have every good intention and that many of your patients are able to take the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. Sure it can help. if a hospital gets 10 identical resumes, and yours is the only one that's lists a foreign language....
    lhflanurse
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  36. That's a huge red flag. Is the school accredited?
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. I'm still in my twenties and I've noticed this mentality amongst young people. I think it's a combination of a lot of...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. When I am mentoring a new nurse I expect her to know where to look for the answers to all of the questions she might have,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. That would never happen on these boards :sarcastic:. I do find the APRN section to be decent about this, though. Good...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. It's a good question, and one that if people don't get overly opinionated about by post #4 it will be a major miracle! ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. I personally don't see a reason for DNP unless you think the DNP courses will help with your future goals. DNP won't get you...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  42. Not offensive at all. I introduce myself by my first name, but many of my patients call me Dr. LastName anyway. I correct...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. I so the same as the above posters. I introduce myself by my first name and I let patients know it's perfectly fine to call...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. I got my MSN at age 57 - no regrets. Have no plans to retire EVER so the whole age thing did not really matter to me.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  45. I couldn't agree more, people should research the programs that meet their needs. Some, need a program that provides the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  46. Absolutely fine!
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  47. If you want to go to medical school, go to medical school. Additional nursing degrees are not going to help you get there. ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  48. Penn State, Pitt, Duquesne, offer online degrees, master's nursing degrees at that. So where is all this evidence that...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  49. You provide some very great anecdotal "facts" based on your experiences in your area of the country. I live in a very rural...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  50. I graduated from an online program, had rotations with some of the best physicians in the area in internal medicine,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


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