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  1. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    It actually has been said multiple times that crowd funding is offensive. No I cannot take a semester off. Where I live seats are so limited that is simply not an option. I will take...
    Nov 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    No its not an option. It's my final semester. I do work. I work as many hours as I can. I have cut costs. I'm applying for additional scholarships. I'm doing everything in my power to finish...
    Nov 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    Sharing a "gofundme" or "kickstarter" on one's Facebook or Twitter in hopes to raise funds. One asks friends to like and share it in hopes it will reach someone with a willingness to help in one's...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    I'm crowd funding. I work. I'm drowning but I don't want to quit school. It's a last ditch effort to not go on government aid. I'm not asking for my full costs, just enough to finish my last...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Working while in school
    I work at Starbucks. They are very student friendly. I am also a CNA, but every facility in my area wanted some NOC's and I just can't. It's just too much for me to do NOC's. I barely manage my...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Nursing diagnosis for a mother that smoked during pregnancy and is continuing to smoke
    Oh my gosh I could hug you for making this point. As a type 1 diabetic I've come to hate the term non compliance. So many things come into play with this term, but ultimately, I don't have to...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. What is a day or week like in nursing school?
    Lvn program 4 days a week, 2 theory, 2 clinical. Yes I work. I have children too. I work 24 additional hours in my 3 days off school. I'm very very tired all the time.
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. discrimination in the nursing field
    The scope of an LPN/LVN is different. That's not discrimination, that's just how it is. I am in an LVN course to immediately bridge and avoid wait lists and lotteries, but I went in well aware...
    Nov 3
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Lantus BID
    I did levemir BID while pregnant for tighter control. I saw significant improvement on the BID dosing. My CDE explained that not every person gets a full 24 out of either Lantus or Levemir. The...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  10. Am I crazy to do LPN to RN instead of ADN
    I am doing this route. For me it was cheaper. It also let me avoid the dreaded lottery system. In addition my local hospital hires LVN's in the er and on med surg so my employment prospects are...
    Nov 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. RN...to me, means real nurse
    Just a point, LPN/LVN is not in the same category as CNA/PCT/MA they are UAP, we are not. :) ETA: but my nursing clinical group had been getting a lot of flack from the RN's on the floor about...
    Oct 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Being lumped in, and how to fix it...
    Thank you, much appreciated.
    Oct 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Being lumped in, and how to fix it...
    So, without a bunch of identifying details, I have a situation I'd like advice on. I'm a nursing student (of course) at a clinical site with an absolutely amazing instructor. Recently our group...
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Fearbola: Irrational Fear Now Sweeping U.S.
    I heard this the other day "if I get it just take me out back and shoot me". This isn't 100% deadly, it's actually treatable. People survive. Wth smdh.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. I only held his hand
    You made me tear up a little. I have been struggling in clincal because I honestly thought (I am naive I suppose) that there would be more of this and less of the pt being the dx or the procedure. ...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Quitting The Nursing Program
    It's okay to not want to be a nurse. A&P is a key element. It is important that you get it.
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. How much was your lpn program?
    Mine was 6k.
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Lpn clinical rotations
    Most of my clinical is in a hospital setting. We do multiple rotations through OB, OR, ICU, ER, SNF, hospice, health clinics, pediatric clinics, and wound care clinics. I really can't imagine...
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    Okay, I know I shouldn't be scared. The smart piece of me knows better, and yet I still am. She was wearing PPE. Brantley was wearing PPE. I feel a little sick and scared down deep in the pit of...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    Exactly! But the media is reporting, and spokespeople are saying, she broke protocol. I'm hearing careless thrown around. Um? I wonder if anybody reporting knows what PPE even is? How it...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. First Person To Person Spread Of Ebola In US
    I just have a hard time believing anybody would be careless with EBOLA! Really? I'm not even careless with C Diff...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Miss Manners for Nurses
    My manners tip: it is never anyone's business to comment on another's food choice. Please don't tell me how awful GMOs are if I'm eating microwave popcorn. Please don't tell me how much better...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Question about WIA program
    WIA can grant as a SIP (Self initiated participant), but you have to have already been getting welfare before you started school. You can't quit working and get WIA for am existing activity, at...
    Sep 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. How do you say "diabetes"?
    Die-ya-bee-teez I say "I have Type 1 die-ya-bee-teez" I hate it when people say "dia-ya-beat-us" lol. I lived in the south for awhile and everyone called it "the sugar", like "you must have the...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. condom catheters
    I agree, if pt doesn't want anything on his penis, he isn't going to keep anything on his penis. I know briefs are not the best option, but could be a better option than this poor man pulling the...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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