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  1. How much does WIA pay toward your degree???
    I graduated LVN school late last year. Recvd my license early this year. I work part time and attend college full time. This is no fun! )-: but it's my last semester of prereqs needed to apply to the...
    10:47 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. PCT/LPN/RN??
    I assume PCT is similar to a Nursing assistant or perhaps a medical assistant? A lot of for profit schools steer prospective students toward these programs just because it's easier to financially...
    10:22 am
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. How much does WIA pay toward your degree???
    I was originally told there was no funding left in Jan (2012) so I went back to Community college. Then in Aug of same year they called me. I ended up having to start Lvn school immediately And...
    2:01 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. How much does WIA pay toward your degree???
    This is a very old thread. Be nice to the WIA worker and be prepared to jump though hoops. Be enthusiastic and eager. I hope it works our for you. This program was a God-send for me! I'm now an LVN...
    1:43 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. Charting PRN requests
    Im a new grad LVN on an inpatient psych unit incl forensic cases. When a resident specifically requests PRN Haldol (or Thorazine, Ativan, etcetera), how do you question them to ascertain the...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. School equipment?
    Ditto for Danskos! If your school is private, they may provide you with a basic stethoscope, BP cuff, etc. We were only given 2 uniforms but had classes 5 days/wk, so I bought additional uniforms....
    Apr 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. if you hate nursing, what would you rather do instead?
    Same exact for me!! I'd settle for Internet thousand-aire, though!
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Pearson NCLEX Trick 2014
    Every state does not participate in quick results. Plus is CA it takes a few weeks to get your results by mail. They don't show up online.
    Apr 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Weird PVT Pop up
    That's the good pop up! Congrats!!!
    Apr 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Pearson NCLEX Trick 2014
    RNChrissy....I'm not sure what to say except that he seems needy, which I understand because my significant other is also. It's up to you to figure out how much you'll allow him to have control over...
    Apr 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. How much orientation did you get as a new grad Lvn?
    I haven't worked in a true SNF as a new grad. One place was an ALF... Non medical. I received about 3 wks full time. I didn't stay there long so was still a new grad for my next job at an...
    Apr 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Male locks (hair)
    While it may be a form of discrimination, assimilation is the name of the US work game!
    Apr 16
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. I'm so conflicted..HELP!
    In my area, it's common to staff an RN on the floor in a SNF for the noc shift.
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Pearson NCLEX Trick 2014
    You could still have passed even if the trick says you didn't. In the future, don't answer phone the day of the test. Stay away from drama. I had an argument with my significant other the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. What if you don't get into a nursing program?
    My plan is: I took most of my RN prereqs from 2010-11. I did an Lvn program 2012-2013. I'm now taking last term of prereqs to apply for RN.(spring 2014) I will apply to at least 3 schools,...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Male locks (hair)
    I teach me African American sons (and my daughter) not to go on any interview with non-conservative grooming. I'd tell them to cut their hair neat and short to get the job. Myself, I wear short...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. if you hate nursing, what would you rather do instead?
    I'm a new LVN, but I sometimes think that I'd be better suited to teaching somewhere in K-12. I used to really want to teach because I like working with children and really enjoy teaching. Alas,...
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Curam College in Sacramento and SETA Pays for Certs
    I did not attend Curam. I attended a different for profit Accelerated LVN school in Sacramento. My school had a dedicated career center with full time staff and they do try to help you find jobs. I...
    Apr 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. LVN-to-RN Program at American River College-Sacramento
    Thanks so much for the information on the program akulahawk!
    Apr 12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. First nursing interview in Psych!
    I was also hired at a psych inpatient facility. . On call! I'm on my second day. It's been...interesting.
    Apr 12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. First nursing interview in Psych!
    In case anyone else wants psych interview tips.... They asked me situational questions r/t psych. They also asked me about common meds, which PRNs I'd expect to be ordered when the client has...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. First nursing interview in Psych!
    Thank you, psych guy! Tomorrow's my interview!
    Apr 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. Bay Area Nursing Programs?
    Northern, southern or Bay Area of CA?
    Apr 5
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. Waiting for LVN license in Ca
    Mine showed up within 1 business day of it being cashed. Hope yours shows up soon! Oh...and this was on February, so pretty recently.
    Apr 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. First nursing interview in Psych!
    I also have a psych Lvn position interview next week! I hope someone can post to tell us what kinds of traits people are looking for in a good psych nurse!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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