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  1. Should I quit nursing school?
    It's so cliche to say this, BUT, it takes a special person to be a nurse. If your heart is not in it, it won't be good for you or your patients. You are so close to being finished!!!! Look at the...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. Chattanooga state lpn program
    I went through the program back in 2006. From what they told us it is pretty much first come, first serve. But, I do think they look at the students who have completed some of the pre-nursing...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  3. Hiccups, Hiccups and more Hiccups!!
    Thanks! My pt had Pancreatic CA. Unfortunately, Thorazine is not on our pharmacy formulary :bored:. But, good to know for the future. My pt did pass that evening.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Hiccups, Hiccups and more Hiccups!!
    This is a Hospice pt BTW
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Hiccups, Hiccups and more Hiccups!!
    Today I had a pt who has been hiccuping for days on and off. Each time they last around 2-3 hours. The doc prescribed Haldol, but no matter what, they did not stop!! Anyone else ever had this...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. oxygen sTaturations
    I literally LOL'd with this one!!!!:D
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. oxygen sTaturations
    I literally laughed out loud with that one!!! LOL:laugh:
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New LPN Seeking Info On How To Become Hospice Nurse
    I am an LPN who "officially" works crisis care in my hospice company. However, there are times when I have to make primary nurse visits or work in our acute inpatient facility. My hospice does 10...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. I am not sure if I should do the LPN route first
    From personal experience, I would go the RN route and pass up the LPN. I have been an LPN for 6 years and it is just as difficult to get into a bridge program than it is to go straight into the RN...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Need advice about what to say to pt family
    At my hospice they offer literature to hand out to family members to read when they have time. Also, we use a "timeline". Often we will ask the family member how the pt was doing a month, 2 weeks,...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. LPN starting pay
    It depends on the type of job you do. Experience also plays a big role. Starting pay in nursing homes is anywhere from $15-$18 an hour. You will be paid less in a hospital setting or in a doctor's...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing


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