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  1. Interview Questions & Hand Eczema
    Bless your heart!! do i also suffer from this but my skin also cracks, deep painful cracks. i have been a nurse now 13 years. i dont point this out at job interviews. i have a prescription...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Displaced Autoworker Wants To Be A Nurse 46yrs old
    i pray these unemployed workers that are flocking to nursing will have compassion and really want to be a nurse instead of just wanting a job where they are not layed off.
    Mar 11, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  3. LPN Starting Salary
    i have 10 years experience in LTC. your nursing homes will always pay more than the hospitals. and there are many nursing homes now offering health insurance, that before you could only get while...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Double Shifts: Your tips and tricks for getting through it
    i have worked the Baylor plan for four years now. 2 days and my whole week is done. work 32 hours paid for 40. anything and almost everything is completed the first part of the shift when i am...
    Mar 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What to do when state comes in?
    i always walk up to them introduce myself, let them know i am the floor nurse. i tell them i have such and such treatment to do and i invite them to go with me. many times they will just ask me a...
    Jun 22, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Doctor rounds
    when a Dr. makes rounds on my unit i take the time to make them with him/her. i can personal talk with them and let them know what has been going on with my patient. also you get to know the Dr....
    Jun 22, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. What was the toughest part of Nursing school for you?
    i made very good grades in class and clinicals were 2nd nature to me, then....OBGYN durning clinicals. every baby in at least 5 counties was born durning my rotation. each baby that was born was...
    Jun 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Best Brand of Shoes
    there is a shoe out called Z-Coil. to wonderful to explain. very ugly but i now dance through 16 hour shifts and my back and legs feel brand new. big price around $200.00 but you can replace the...
    May 21, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. east texas vs. amarillo
    i work at a wonderful facility; family owned not a corparation. it is the dang heat down here that is a killer. 95 degrees outside and 100% humidity. it is a killer. when i visited amarillo i...
    Jun 10, '05
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. east texas vs. amarillo
    hello i am an LVN in the deep east texas, LTC making 20.00 an hour for 32/40 weekend shift. i would like to relocate to amarillo texas and can not get a straight answer from anyone the rate of pay...
    Jun 10, '05
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Switching to night shift?
    WalkMyGardenPath very well written. you captured the heart of all GOOD night nurses. i would be proud to work night shift with you anytime. lots of times i work with the nurses that read the...
    Apr 14, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Switching to night shift?
    i have been a nurse for 4.5 years now and 4 of them have been on nights. my reason for this i dont get mixed up in all the politics. i find at nights i dont have all the demands of this has to be...
    Apr 14, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. dr kivorcian or not
    we had a patient once that was dx with cancer of the stomach and pancress and nothing for pain was ordered. the man was laying in the bed screaming in pain at the end. dr. notified and i still...
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing as a second career
    i was a prison guard for 10 years and then a truck driver for several years. i had a surgery with complications stayed in the hospital 21 days then developed staf infection back in the hospital 4...
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. hello
    i am a Texas LVN and want to travel to yalls beautiful state. are there jobs out there for LPN's? and what are the salaries? and cost of living? thanks
    Jan 5, '04
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  16. Lpn ????
    hello i am a Texas LVN and would really like to relocate to Las Vegas. can anyone tell me if LPN are used in Nevada? are there lots of jobs? what kind of pay scale? and what is the housing...
    Jan 5, '04
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  17. long term night shift work versus health
    i have always been a night owl so the night shift is for me.....and with the stress of nursing i would not have a job if it were not for nights.....durning day shift there are too many chiefs and not...
    Dec 17, '03
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. HELP! nursing school essay
    wow thank yall so much. what wonderful ideas. i am also impressed with how many responses i have recieved in such a short time. i told my room mate see this is one reason why i wanted to be a...
    Sep 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. HELP! nursing school essay
    hello my room mate is tring to get into nursing school and has to write a one page essay. this needs to be snappy and a real eye catcher! any ideas? please help! thanks Savagewist
    Sep 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. essay for nursing school entrance
    hello my room mate is tring to get into nursing school and one of the biggest requirements is a one page essay "why i want to be a nurse" she has all the requirements to be a good nurse...
    Sep 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Questions re: Agency Nursing as alternative to permanent staffing
    when i was in portland oregon i worked for intelistaf. they also had insurance that you could afford. i never went without work. when i was cancelled they always found another shift for me. good...
    Aug 30, '03
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  22. Hi
    Hi
    thanks so much iliel
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  23. Howdy!!!!!!!
    hi yall good luck in nursing school....it will one of the hardest things you will ever attempt but when it is over you will be so glad you stuck it out. if you get down in the dumps dont hesitate...
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Hi
    Hi
    hi i am a texas lvn wanting to try las vegas area for awhile. can someone tell me about the job opp. for lvn/lpn? thanks
    Aug 20, '03
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  25. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    this story was very funny...thanks
    Apr 3, '03
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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