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  1. BSN as entry into practice; why we decided against it.
    Was the consulting firm Stroudwater, by any chance?
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Is an Associate's degree a waste of time?
    Did you ever wonder where that money is coming from?
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Stupid q's: Has smoking cigarettes kept you from getting a job?
    And what if all smokers cared enough about the health of themselves and those around them to quit (or not start) smoking??? That would put tobacco growers out of business. It would also radically...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Questions about tuition reimbursement from work?
    If there is money available, it would be interesting to know where it comes from.
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. LPN working CNA shifts??
    "on a weekly basis" (see comment #1) is not occasionally. Those aides should file a grievance because you take their work and get paid a lot more. That would also help protect the number of union...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. License Dilemma-LPN with new RN license
    Something strange going on here. ...represent yourself as an LPN with an RN license...that doesn't even sound legal. Would your work be grossly different, in practice as an RN, than it was as a...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  7. LTC facility, can an LPN adjust TPN?
    When did TPN become a LTC issue? Thought that was an acute care or even ICU field.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Has it always been out of LPN scope or has the scope changed at some point?
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Do you mean they won't be allowed to push a cardiac med. or do an initial assessment?
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Are you content with being an LPN?
    If non-bargaining unit RN's are taking bargaining unit LPN jobs it is a union thing and requires union approval at all levels. Are you active in the union that you credit with protecting the job you...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Are you content with being an LPN?
    What union do you have and is there an RN union where you work? Do you think a lot of LPN's in unions have been replaced by non-bargaining unit RN's?
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. LPN cancelled everywhere in AZ but GWCC
    What is the proof of the statement: Hospitals make the bucks Feds (state) with a full RN crew. The only way they can go gold.???
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. California RN-staffing ratio law is threatened. See letter to legislators.
    is it rn- to- patient ratio or nurse-patient ratio???
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Hospitals only hiring BSN's?
    And to think they did this without a RN/pt. ratio law! When are nurses (mostly women) really going to stand up for themselves?
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. LPN working as MedTech and Don't Like It
    Who supervises you at the ALF? Do you feel you are learning? Who makes the decision to give or hold a BP med. for instance, if the residents' BP is low?
    May 22, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. LPNs in home health in Illinois & telephone orders
    Who does the BON answer to--gather your documentation of attempts to communicate and go higher.
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Ch, ch, ch, ch... changes. What are your long term goals?
    Will you be fired if you don't return to school?
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. New LVN on Med/Surg Floor.
    Do you know what your job description will be? Brush up on head-to-toe assessment skills. Your five senses, a BP cuff and good stethoscope will serve you well. Listen carefully during...
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Feeling pretty negligent and the size of an ant right now
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. BSN... worth the tuition?
    What is the difference in training costs of a new grad ADN vs. a new grad BSN? Would 'recent years' mean since 2009?
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Sympathy strike...would you do it??
    Are these pre-agreements known as "memos of understandings" and will incorporate into the next contract? Don't forget there is a process to address corrupt unions. Sometimes you have to stand up...
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Patient Care Technician and LPN/LVN
    Could it be about getting 'nurse' out of your title? How much do the MA's make?
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. In a few years all RNs will be required to have a BSN?
    If BSN becomes the entry into nursing, no one with less than a BSN degree can be called a nurse.
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Are LPN's allowed to access and monitor central lines?
    Good for you, Jim Thorpe, for digging into your practice act!! More LPNs need to be doing that!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. Looking for work, but all I see is jobs for RNs ???
    To stop educating any more LPNs and then allow the ones already licensed to finish their career would have been the honorable thing to do.
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing