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  1. How is this acceptable? 50 patients ltc/skilled DAYSHIFT!
    These facilities like playing with fire giving all these pt to one nurse, tells me that when not if the s--t hits the fan they'll probably throw the nurse under the bus.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. LPN from Rochester, NY moving to Jacksonville
    My parents are in Jax, the pay is peanuts down there, I know the cost of living is low and the weathers nice but I like money. My cousin was a teacher (elementary) down there but left the field and...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. New grad lvn. I think I am in the wrong field.
    Question, are you on a rehab/short term unit? long term/ dementia units are usually alot less stressful.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. LPN vs PCT?
    I personally would take the pct job being that your going for your RN, Acute Care experience goes along way.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Was this the "right way" to terminate my employment? advice need it please!
    Is your facility union?, Right to work state? Pysche facility is this a Government job? need more info Not judging you but are they reporting you to state board? good luck to you
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. LPN with no Job!!!
    Careful you end up being a unemployed RN theres plenty of those.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. I start my lpn class april 1
    Stay on point, life may have to go on hold for a while. If you can get a copy of your Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) book. and read ahead. Research medical terminology. Good Luck.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Volunteer to be a union rep or not?
    Sounds impossible in my facility! Workers will do wrong and expect you to back them. I fear my facility which is one of the better facilities in my area for Workers and Pt.s alike will go down hill...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Volunteer to be a union rep or not?
    Heres my situation.... My facility just got our union contract signed in october after 2012 three plus years after being voted in. Not a lot of support from colleagues less than a dozen people at...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Clinicals - I hate them!
    Nobody likes clinicals the students, the instructors or the staff. Really only the patients only like the clinicals. Its easy for people whom have never worked in a nursing home to judge what goes...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. No test reviews in my program... Anyone else ?
    Wow hope they dont use scan trons, my class would find tons of right answer check wrong, makes me kind of mad I ve been using them all my schooling years how many times have Ive been jigged.
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Residents missing clothes?
    We have had a problem for a while at my facility with residents missing clothes. The laundry is sent out to another facility to be cleaned but even before when we were cleaning clothes in house we...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. LVN moving to New York
    Honestly I have know idea about Rochester might want to ask in the NY part of this forum.
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. LVN moving to New York
    What area of NY? NYC? Suburbs? Upstate? Im upstate in Dutchess County! In most non rural areas of NY LPNs work exclusivically in LTC, Sub acute, Rehab and MD offices. Not a whole lot of acute care...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Current Climate for LPNs in CO?
    Thinking about eventually relocating either to Florida or Colorado from NY. If someone can answer my question that'd be awesome. Whats the average pay rate for LPNs in LTC for LPN with 1 year...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. Help from other LPN's
    I think it has alot to do with your age if I read your post right your in your early to mid twenties. I takes time to find yourself. Your parents pushing you into the field probably has to do with...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Failed nclex lvn
    Try to figure out why you selected the wrong answers; was it your lack of knowledge of the subject matter, poor strategy, nerves, some other reason. You cant pass until you figure out what your...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. new LPN night nurse
    Familarize yourself with SBAR
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Tips for clinicals (today was my first day and overwhelmed)
    1. Be respectful to the staff if they look stressed stay out of there way. 2.Dont transfer any pt.s with out permission and help. Dont drop anyone. Think safety first.
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. What are the best schools for LPN training
    Have you thought about a out of state program. Dont know about your area I live in upstate NY in NY the BOCES technical schools run the LPN programs they are state run and pretty decent ovreall...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. H E L P!!!.....
    I would like to suggest the Kaplan Nclex book for your particular test as its good for strategy and not that expensive less than $20 on amazon. Good Luck
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. How was your program broken up? What did you learn first?
    orientation medical terminolgy, time management, drug card layout ect. I. 1. A&P 2.Foundations -nursing concepts -infection control
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. Quickest LPN to RN program from brick and mortar school?
    It seems everywhere I look its 2 years to 15 months the quickest? Anything quicker thats not online?
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. 2006 graduate, 2 fail attempts.... Studying advice please!!!!
    In my opinoin you have to determine why are failing. You are selecting the wrong answers! why? Bad strategy? (The Kaplan books is good addressing this) No confidence? Lack of knowledge of...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. State Survey all this week.
    My facility is having its first survey while im on my 10 month as a new nurse was a CNA at the facility prior. I am needless to say nervous, I work 3-11 so they are pretty much wraping up when I roll...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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