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  1. MSN-Leadership/Management April 1st start?
    Add me to the list!! I start April 1st for the RN to BSN program. I will have 65 credits going into the program; however, I still want to finish the program in two terms (finger crossed!)....
    Feb 28
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  2. Has anyone taken and passed the NCLEX without a review?
    Adding myself to the list. Studied just NCLEX Q and A books/CD-Roms for both LPN and RN, tested about a month after both graduations, and passed on the first try with the minimum amount of questions...
    Dec 27, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Working Private Duty/Home Health
    I managed to work fulltime the entire year of my LPN to RN bridge program and was successful in school, graduating 4th in my class. Did 14 hour shifts as a private duty LPN every Fri, Sat, and Sun...
    Dec 3, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. on call schedules/rotations
    As a f/t rn, I'm not required to take call, but if I volunteered to do so, I'd get additional on call pay and if I have to make a visit while on call, I get paid for the visit too.
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. What kind of shoes do you wear to work?
    I wear Sketch Air sneakers from Sketchers in black and pink. Very comfortable and lightweight.
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Work Tablet
    Charting in electronic format for me is much more preferable to paper form. I can sync completed visits for 7 to 8 patients including 2 to 3 admissions in about two hours of after-visit charting and...
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Work Tablet
    The agency that I am employed with gives us nurses a work tablet with the ability to access each client's medical record, chart visits, order supplies, etc. I feel this makes my job as a fulltime RN...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Anyone else "only" going for LPN?
    I have been an RN since June of this year who had previously been an LPN since 2009. I had no intentions at first to further my education when I first obtained my LPN license. But like another poster...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. It's Raining Jobs!!!
    Thanks for the support everyone! I start my four-week floor orientation tonight!! I will come back in a month to let you know if I survived!
    Aug 4, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. It's Raining Jobs!!!
    You're right! I don't know about everyone else, but I am the sole financial provider for myself and many bills to pay, therefore I could not afford to be choosy. Also, because I'm single with no...
    Aug 3, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  11. It's Raining Jobs!!!
    Thanks very much!
    Aug 2, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. It's Raining Jobs!!!
    The treasure coast of Florida (don't want to be too specific as to my location).
    Aug 2, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. It's Raining Jobs!!!
    So I had previously been an LPN for four and a half years before graduating and passing my NCLEX in June--my entire nursing career had been in home health. I was pretty scared once I began applying...
    Aug 2, '14
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. LPN to RN Bridge at Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations (WPB, FL)
    My experience in the program, I have to be 100% honest, was not the best. It is a very fast paced program, and you're expected to do a lot of self study. You can't let yourself fall behind AT ALL...
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  15. LPN to RN Bridge at Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations (WPB, FL)
    Muchas gracias;)
    Jul 10, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. LPN vs. RN program difficulty
    I completed an LPN program in 2009 and worked as an LPN for a couple of years prior to going back for my RN in 2013. For me, my LPN program was far easier than the RN program. In the LPN program, I...
    Jul 9, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. LPN to RN Bridge at Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations (WPB, FL)
    Hello everyone!! Graduated from ANHO in early June (only 41 out of 100 made it), took NCLEX yesterday, and found out I passed today! No complaints, in and out in a year, and now I have RN status!!...
    Jun 24, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. My Ideal Belated Bday Gift Would Be To...
    Thanks a lot! Just found out passed this morning:) Add one more to the roster of RN's on All Nurses!
    Jun 24, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. My Ideal Belated Bday Gift Would Be To...
    Pass NCLEX, of course:) So my goal was to take and pass boards prior to my 30th birthday which was Friday. My ATT letter took longer than expected to arrive, so the earliest I could schedule the test...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. What reality show do you follow?
    I love many of the frivolous Oxygen channel shows, particularly The Bad Girls Club. Sloppy drunk 20 somethings with a chip on their shoulder and lots of drama! Helps me to escape my boring,...
    Jun 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What Should I Be Doing Right Now?
    Trust me, just relax doing working and enjoying your hobbies during the summer because it will be full speed ahead once nursing school starts. The fall will be here before you it, so spend time with...
    May 28, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Graduating next week!
    Congrats! I too graduate this month!! Last test is today (please keep your fingers crossed for me!). Then its on to NCLEX and our new lives as RN's:) It's been a hard journey but it's all worth it!
    May 14, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  23. RN or no?
    I would say take a year or so off to wind down from school and really soak in the responsibilities of your job and become the proficient nurse you were trained to be. If by then you can envision...
    Apr 15, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. How long did you wait to go back to school?
    I earned my LPN license September 2009 and began my RN bridge program May 2013. I am set to finish my program next month. I have worked anywhere between 30 and 45 hours a week the entire year so...
    Apr 13, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  25. Are you willing to move out of your city to find jobs?
    I am also most willing and able to relocate as well. I will try every hospital, nursing home, hospice, clinic, and home health agency in my state first. If I have no luck in the first few months then...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance