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  1. How Long Does This Order Last?
    Thank you sooo much KelRN215, you have answered my question!
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How Long Does This Order Last?
    Thanks for the replies. We do use orders like this in our long term care facility. Say though, it's a different medication and a 3 or 4 was circled instead of the PRN. I thought (as well as most of...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How Long Does This Order Last?
    Need the answer to this question (and no I'm not a nursing student). I have worked at different facilities but this one facility is different. Need your expertise on how long this example of an order...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Certain States do not Accept Excelsior?
    Thanks everyone for your replies. They were very helpful. :-)
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. Nursing will decrease my life expectancy... how do you keep going?
    I was employed at a facility that was highly stressful. I gained weight and sometimes I would cry after work. I always dreaded going. After 5 years I resigned and took a tremendous pay cut at the...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Certain States do not Accept Excelsior?
    Hi everyone, I was thinking about bridging from LPN to RN through Excelsior but when I was in the process of getting my LPN License in another State, I thoroughly read the terms/conditions. My...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  7. GA License by Endorsement Questions
    Thanks everyone for your response. I FINALLY got in touch with someone from the board after patiently waiting 48 minutes on the phone. Yes, I counted. They told me that if my employer couldn't...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  8. Why do people fail the NCLEX?
    Great reply. I would also like to add that some have severe test anxiety. Nervousness can definitely get in the way of thinking clearly enough to give the correct answer.
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Do you like being a LPN? :)
    I am an LPN and very happy with my jobs. I have several. I make enough money to live on and am overall very happy and satisfied. I have no desire to work in the hospital setting nor do I have a...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Hand Lotion
    Lubriderm is great! You can also go a little further and put lubriderm or vasoline on your hands at night and wear gloves to let the moisture soak in. when you awake in the morning you will have...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. It's Finally Happened!
    Of course this is me silly ;-) I have a movie coming out soon!
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. It's Finally Happened!
    This is what I wanted to say! I was in a hurry when I posted a reply and was on my phone so my reply didn't come out quite the way I had hoped. Very well said!
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. It's Finally Happened!
    Another thing, people who try to "connect the dots" to figure out who someone is has WAY TOO MUCH time on their hands. JMHO :-)
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. It's Finally Happened!
    How do you know 100% that it's her? It could be someone else using her identity to slander her name, especially if that nurse knows that you frequent AN. I am against using this website, or any...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Septic from Venepunture
    In advance, please forgive me for any typos. My internet is slightly messed up and It's very HARD to type accurately . I'm an LPN so I don't have as broad of scope as an RN First of all, I would...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Do you tell people where you work?
    I usually like leaving work at work, if you now what i mean. I don't usually tell strangers I am a nurse, much less where I work. If someone is upfront and asks me, I won't lie. I will tell them I...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ga Board of Nurses by Endorsement questions & Frustrations
    Hi, just wanted to vent first. I am trying to transfer my license to Ga. Every time I call them with a question, I am put on hold from 30min to an hour. I'm trying to get my questions organized so I...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. GA License by Endorsement Questions
    Thanks! Good grief! So much work to transfer!!! :-/
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. GA License by Endorsement Questions
    I am trying to transfer my license to GA. Do you have to get fingerprinted as part of the application process. It's 14 pages of pure headache but I haven't seen where you need to get your...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. I Chart Too Much?!
    Another thing I was taught by a DON was to paint a picture while you chart. Maybe this is where I got it from. Hmmmm....
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I Chart Too Much?!
    Thank you for this post. We are required to document at least every 2 hours in our paper charts. I do double chart in my narrative notes what my assessments are. I will definitely rethink this after...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I Chart Too Much?!
    Thank you...thank you....thank you!!!! This is the type of advice I was looking for. :-)
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I Chart Too Much?!
    I write everything down the moment I do it. If I don't write it down in the charts immediately, I write it down on my hand, a scrap paper I keep in my pocket, or my notebook. Whatever is the fastest....
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I Chart Too Much?!
    Hi classicdame, I actually have more than PLENTY of time to get my job done and charting seems to take up less time than it does others. Maybe it's the fact that I like to write. Words come easy to...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I Chart Too Much?!
    This was meant for a quote :-)
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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