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  1. Nursing in Germany
    I know this may have been asked before, but I need some recent information. I just got licensed as an LPN in the U.S.... well yesterday actually. My boyfriend/ will be husband is in the military...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. military spouse Germany
    This post is very helpful as I might be going to Germany in the near future. Although I have no experience, thank you for the post. It has helped me as to what to expect.
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. About to take nclex!! Who is with me?! :)
    I am taking the NCLEX PN in a week or so.... sooooo nervous. Never feel like I can know enough. Currently watching youtubes of nursing procedures etc.
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Jehovah's Witness and Blood Refusal in OR
    as an almost new nurse entering the field, this discussion has been very helpful. It is the hardest thing as a healthcare worker, hardwired to save lives with resources available, to not use...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. Why Do People Bully Me?
    Awesome article, this is super helpful. It is horrible that people act this way after grade school, but alas, they do. It is a sad life when they can only get satisfaction from bringing others down....
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    I am no hospice nurse, just interested in the topic but found some interesting articles related to this discussion. Apparently there has been a correlation between neurological disorders and...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Moving to OK, Where to take my Boards?
    Hello Oklahoma nurses, I am going to be graduating from a school in NY with an LPN in May (as long as I pass and all) and moving to OK shortly after that. I am wondering where it would be best to...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  8. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    This post has been very helpful! I too will be moving to OK from NY in the spring/ summer this year. Kind of excited to see a different pace from the northeast here. I am assuming the cost of...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  9. recently got hired in a sub-acute facility!!
    I am a NA in a sub acute rehab. Also, I have nursing school clinicals at a nursing home. The difference seems to be, collecting more samples, more foleys, more iv's, more trach's, and the hope of...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Worries after Leaving Work
    Its true, there is much better things to save my energies for.
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Worries after Leaving Work
    Hi all, I am currently a nurse aide as well as an LPN student and I am working on getting over some of my worries and anxiety after work. I care so much about my patients and try so hard to make...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Almost 4 months in?
    That is an excellent way to sum up how I feel, grown as a person. I haven't done the injection meds yet, but have done some wound care and PO meds. My fears too are slowly being diminished as I...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Nurse Assistants- Call for advice for a newbie
    To veteran nurse assistants- what has helped you cope over the years with holding the responsibility of care for your patients? What anxiety reducing techniques or thoughts do you have as advice...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Feel Good Moments
    Hi allnurses! I am a fairly new nursing assistant who is also in nursing school (LPN). Nurse assistants do a lot each day, running around like crazy (so do nurses of course) and our lives can be...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Burnout:  getting through the shift
    At present I am feeling the same way! I am trying to find out what is stressing me here are two things- 1. Being responsible for the health and safety of so many (what you had said, I feel the...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Need some advice on working vs. not working.
    Is it possible to work part time as suggested by hgrimmett? It is very true that its easier to get a job if you are currently employed. Also your references remember you better! Its good that you...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. What interesting things did you learn this week in nursing school?
    I like this thread idea! Well, it is all interesting. I am just starting nursing school this week after finishing my pre-reqs this last year. This week we had clinical at a nursing home and I was...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Do direct commission RN's (Army) go through basic training?
    Hello, I am currently going through a bunch of different options concerning potentially entering the Army for a nursing career. One thing that has had unclear answers is if direct commission...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. Is it possible for a CNA to both work and go to school full time?
    Maybe you could find a part time position and pick up shifts as needed. My new position as a nurse assistant allows flexible shifts and flex days. Then I can pick up more shifts as needed and as...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. First CNA job
    Hey! Props to you for changing careers! Yesterday was my first day on the job as a nurse assistant and I am changing careers. I am working a medical rehab unit. My boss is willing to work with...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. First day as PCT...need to vent :(
    Today was my first day too! I am not a CNA though only and NA- I have no prior certificate so today was just really getting oriented and observing. I don't feel completely comfortable either just...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. resume help; dietary aide
    If you have no prior experience I would say let them know of your good qualities and, if you can, relate anything you have previously done with the position. Also, definitely put in your cover letter...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Accredited LPN Program?
    I called the board of nursing for NY state recently and they say that BOCES is a legit program, at least for NY state (I too am applying for one). Now, I do not know exactly of the prospects...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. LPN at Boces in New York State- post school prospects
    Well, I don't know for sure yet, I too am trying to sort things out! Also, I dont know if I have been accepted into BOCES or not. They are supposed to notify me sometime this week.
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  25. LPN at Boces in New York State- post school prospects
    Cmm- Thanks for the info! Its nice to hear all the good comments about BOCES and that your friend was able to get their licence so quickly after the program. Good luck to you in your LPN...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing

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