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  1. LVN to RN
    Try asking up in the distance learning forum, they might be able to offer some more help --Cashew
    Sep 3, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Beth Israel Hospital Nursing School
    In this time and age, ADN's and BSN's are still RPN's (basically, there is no license difference between ADN's and BSN's..) Usually, the only difference between either is pay rate. Also, Most...
    Aug 31, '05
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. What is subacute like?
    Subacute tends to have alot of rehab cases-- Recent Cardiac Surgery, Recent Ortho Surgery, S/P MVA's, Nuero rehab(strokes, anoxia, Traumatic brain injury) And whatever else you can possibly...
    Aug 31, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. I stopped at 205...
    I hate to say it, but its extremely hard to predict passing and failure based on the number of question... Please refer to 'How the NCLEX works', at the top of this forum for more info. ...
    Aug 31, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. What can I do?
    I have to agree with the above... until you are issued a license number, and have the license in hand (your employer needs a copy) you are still a GVN, or GPN, legally. So, you'd still have to be...
    Aug 28, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. HIPPA -- Use patient's first name or last name?
    hmm...if you just called for 'ms. smith' or, 'Mr. Joe Schmo' it would be ok...but if you called out 'I need the Ms. Smith with Cancer' or, ' Mr. Schmo, please come in for your chest x-ray' ...
    Aug 28, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nurse makes a bad patient.... arghh
    hmm... I was in the hospital I used to work for (my mom still works in the ER as an RN) for biliary colic. I recieved several mg's of mso4 for pain. unfortunately, I was having mild relief, and...
    Aug 22, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Any Healthcare facilities  that offer Paid apprenticeship /Internship to be a LPN?
    Hi, and welcome to allnurses.com Nursing is not typically taught by a traditional apprenticeship... You must attend classes at a school that teaches nursing for a set period of time, then you...
    Aug 20, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. What was IV tubing made of before the invention of plastics?
    ooh--bucks-- I"ve got a lol in it now, and, its the first time I've seen it since school (in 99) -Cashew
    Aug 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. LVN Wages in California
    Hello, and welcome to allnurses.com please check out this thread, its covered here. http://allnurses.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101290
    Aug 10, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Question please
    I would say it depends on what speciality you'd be working in... It also varies from day to day. there is another thread about this a little further back. --Cashew
    Aug 10, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. CSI, NYU and ST. Vincent's ?'s
    just to let you know, CSI also offers a BSN program. (I as one will not go there, as when i was a freshman in college, one of the instructors [who did not know I already was a nurse] looked at my...
    Aug 10, '05
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. Transvaginal Sonogram
    wow... I have'nt seen this thread in years.... 3 years actually... I'm gonna lock it, so that we can move more into the present. Tis always better to start something anew, than to live in the...
    Aug 9, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Anyone passed with 205 ?'s
    Please read the post entitled 'How the NCLEX Works' at the top of the forum Yes, you can either pass or fail. We all feel like we failed until we get the news. It happens, you'll find out in a...
    Aug 1, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Abrasive Strips for the Bathtub????
    perhaps a shower chair and an assist for showering may be a better thing than just the non skids... a Grab bar may be a good idea too... those non skids can be found in hardware stores --Cashew
    Jul 31, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Getting stuck with a used needle...
    there is no law dictating that a patient must have bloods drawn in event of a needlestick in NYS. Other states may be different.... So, basically a patient may refuse. Needlestick survivor x2...
    Jul 26, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Curious about LPN clinicals vs. CNA
    At times it can be similar, but you end up doing the same tasks for different means... (using bedbaths to learn to assess skin, et al) Sometimes ya gotta pay your dues... --Cashew
    Jul 26, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. I Need Help!!!!
    contact the school you intend on going into, and request from them which study guides to use, as well as the format of the test. Theres more than one entrance exam --Cashew
    Jul 26, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Are small jokes accepted?
    uh... jokings fine, heck, I play around all the time, but, in the wild and wooley world of medicine, I will give you a creed you should always follow... Thou shalt not misrepresent yourself. ...
    Jul 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing careers with animals?
    forgive me for going off topic-- Hippotherapy? Whats that?
    Jul 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Graduated last night!
    congrats, and good luck, let us know how it goes! Cashew
    Jul 25, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. How the NCLEX works.
    Since there have been oh so many questions on 'did I pass at 85 questions' or 'did I pass at 250 questions' I figured I'd make a nice big sticky explaining it. -The NCLEX-PN is the licensing exam...
    Jul 25, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. RN work schedules, I'm confused
    my schedule for example, I work 12 hour shifts, with an every-other weekend... I work Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Tues, Weds, Thurs, later, rinse repeat... Seriously, though, I work an entire...
    Jul 22, '05
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. LPN's: not CNA's and not RN's so....
    Hi... I"m gonna close this on basis of Beating a dead horse. Please give a quick look in the forum.. Any questions/comments/concerns, feel free to drop me a line, I'm around. --Cashew
    Jul 21, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. I need a dsd class. Help any info?
    dsd class? I've never heard of that before... Can you explain a little? --Cashew
    Jul 19, '05
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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