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  1. Need help understanding acute, chronic, stable, and unstable
    As a RN, I would obtain the first set of VS and if stable, delegate to the LPN or CNA the subsequent VS. But it also depends on the patients condition. If the patient is immediate post-op, I as the...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Anyone have info on St. Vincent's Hospital in Westchester?
    This pertains to RN positions, but any info is helpful. Salary, working conditions, management, etc.? Thanks in advance.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. For anyone who's done the Kaplan Qbank?
    Those numbers are actually pretty good. I could never get higher than 64% on Kaplan, my lowest score was 58%, and they say to aim for 65%. I passed nclex with 75 questions, I agree with the other...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Need help understanding acute, chronic, stable, and unstable
    Anything that requires teaching, patients going into a procedure, admissions and transfers go to the RN. Unstable patients go to RN (patient reporting any pain needs to be assessed, SOB, starting new...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. NCLEX Candidate Performance Report
    I used the Kaplan question trainers and qbank. I also briefly used nclex 3500 (its free, there is a link somewhere on this site) but I found the Kaplan questions more challenging. There's also a...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. NCLEX Candidate Performance Report
    Yes I did, I did all of the question trainers, scored between 58-64%, and I did about half of the qbank questions
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. NCLEX Candidate Performance Report
    What is your study plan? Have u taken a review course such as Kaplan? You have an advantage in receiving your performance report because you can see what areas you did poorly in. Focus on those...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Time to get ATT
    I live in NY, and applied to NY BON. I mailed in my paperwork and $143 fee on 11/23, they cashed the check on Tuesday 11/27. I paid for NCLEX-RN through Pearson Vue on 11/28. I received the ATT via...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    Cheaters come a dime a dozen. It happens everyday, everywhere, it may be happening right under your own nose, whether you like it or not. If she's not caught, and she gets a higher mark than me, it...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    Holypeas, please read the entire thread before commenting. The woman asked me for my work, I DID NOT GIVE IT TO HER. She asked around and got someone to DO HER CARE PLAN FOR HER. So no, I don't have...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  11. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    Honestly, I have no desire to get involved. The other student doing the care plan is also a grown woman, who can make her own decisions. If she wants to do the care plan for her, let her be. I have...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    Hi, OP here. Just an update: today was the first day I've seen the woman, she said hello but did not ask me for anything. I found out later that she has someone in our group DOING HER CAREPLAN FOR...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  13. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    This is the OP. First, thank u for all your responses. Just to clarify, this is an older woman who has no computer skills (she has said before that her teenage children help her on the computer). Our...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  14. How can I gracefully and tactfully say No?
    I am in a Lpn to Rn program that I'd pretty fast paced, each semester is 10 weeks long. Anywho, I finished my care plan which took me 2 days to do and handed it in in time. One of my classmate just...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  15. Rikers Island Agenc
    Walk into ANY nursing home and submit your resume and application. More often than not, they will at least give you a call back.
    May 20, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Wearing Scrubs in a psych clinic?
    Hi all, I'm an LPN and work in an outpatient psychiatric clinic, giving IM's. The clinic is part of the larger psych hospital, and is on the 8th floor. I know that professional clothing is required...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. RN student in NYC, relocating take NCLEX in NY or Maryland?
    Hi, I am going to school in NYC to become an RN. I am hoping to move to Maryland when I'm done. My question is should I apply to take the NCLEX in Maryland therefore I can skip the whole ...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hyper vagal response?
    One of my residents last night had what i assume to be a vasovagal response. He was being assisted to the bathroom via wheelchair, he is a COPD'er on 1.5 Liters of O2 via N/C. He is a 1 assist, he is...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Been accepted to for the Fall 2007 class and scared to death!
    hey stacy, mind if i ask what school you are entering? sounds kinda like the program i am starting in september (westchester cc). even tho i am an lpn i have to take the challenge exam in july, but i...
    Jun 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. When nursing students are mean to each other...
    it's so sad that these people are judging you and they are going into a profession where each patient should be treated EQUALLY and should be given quality care, no matter what race, gender or sexual...
    Jun 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Dosage Calculations Online Course!?
    Hi everyone, I've just been accepted to an ADN Program, and I have the option of taking Dosage Calculations through an Online Course for school rather than traditional classroom. Would anyone...
    Jun 5, '07
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  22. One week orientation at nursing home w/25 pt's?
    CRAZYSTUDENT, i dont think 25 patients is a bad deal. I have 20 patients myself, there are 2 nurses and 40 residents on the floor, so each nurse takes half. After a few days you will know their...
    Mar 25, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. don't know if nursing is right for me!!
    I will definitely keep you in my prayers, glad to hear you are feeling better. Your post doesn't make me feel as bad for myself now, nobody has ever asked me to pass meds I didn't pull or any...
    Mar 25, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. don't know if nursing is right for me!!
    I am dreading going in to work tomorrow, I am researching other majors that I may want to switch to. I am considering Dietetics, it seems like something I would really enjoy. But I don't want to...
    Mar 21, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. don't know if nursing is right for me!!
    I don't know if I should just NOT mention it. I want to get into the 1199 Union and I have to work there for 3 months before I get in. I don't know if not disclosing my current employment would...
    Mar 21, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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