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  1. 2010 LPN/LVN hourly wage
    Southcentral PA $15.50 in Urgent Care setting
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. New LVN concerned about Code and STAT response.
    I would also check to see which residents are full codes vs. DNR or have living wills. In the LTC facility that I worked at, those things ultimately determined what was done in a emergency...
    Sep 28, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Starting LPN program Fall 2011, need help
    If you take A&P now, you may be able to skip that in the LPN program. Two girls in my class were able to do this because they'd had A&P courses within 5 years of starting the program. I'd check...
    Sep 12, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Re: Does anyone regret becoming an LPN?
    The only thing I regret about being an LPN is that there are limited positions here in my area. Hospitals stopped hiring us about the time I graduated, which is where I really wanted to work. ...
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. No raise this year.!!!!!
    None of the employees at my job have received raises - as far as I know. Being an almost 2-year old practice though, it's still getting off the ground, so I haven't really complained. However, my...
    Jan 8, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. What is your employers attendance policy?
    My current employer has NO attendance policy, nor policies for anything else for that matter, but that's another thread. One of my fellow co-workers was a no call/no show about 3 weeks ago. This is...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Any Ideas???
    The Blind Association in my area provides free books on tape to those who cannot see.
    Dec 19, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. How long did you work for while your were pregnant?
    Nope I guess not. We had a good laugh about if for the first month or so after I went back to work tho.
    Dec 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. who is??
    I've just completed my first year of pre-reqs. One more year of pre-reqs. I can apply next summer for the nursing program that will start January '11. I will then graduate May 2012.
    Dec 18, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. How long did you work for while your were pregnant?
    With my third child, I worked until the day before my planned c-section. I was working FT in LTC and also PT doing wheelchair transports. I performed all of my duties with the exception of any...
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Lets get a current salary thread going for 09/10
    South central PA Nearly 5 years experience as an LPN $15/hr in an Urgent Care Center
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Scared about boards
    I was in the same situation. I was single and pregnant when I graduated from nursing school. There were many factors involved other than that, but bottom line is that it was a full year before I...
    Dec 6, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. How Old Are You?
    39 here. LPN for 4 years and currently working on pre-reqs for ADN program
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. College help
    CC stands for community college
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. adding to the paperwork
    You mean the quarterly pain, fall risk, elopement, etc. assessments? At my old facility, floor nurses had to do them as well. They were divied up between the shifts - days did pain, evenings - fall...
    Nov 14, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. I got accepted
    Congratulations!! Best of luck in your endeavor.
    Nov 4, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. New nurse orientation Tuesday need Advice
    The Hospice inpatient units in my area require the LPN to have med/surg experience. Kinda stinks as the hospitals around here have not been hiring LPNs for several years.
    Oct 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. LPN's & urgent care......
    I work in Urgent Care and love the fact that you never know what's going to walk through the door next. Sasha is right, it's not really a mini er, but more of a doctors office. As long as the...
    Oct 17, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Would you take the flu shot?
    Here in PA they're sending the H1N1 vaccine to those areas that have been hit the hardest with swine flu first. So it's my understanding that it won't be widely available to start with, but...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. recaps
    They are the monthly doctor's orders in a LTCF which generate the MARs. Each month they need to be checked for accuracy, ie: any new orders, d/c'd orders, new dx, diet or allergies, etc.. The PCP...
    Sep 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. In need of some advice/guidance!
    At the vo-tech shool I went to, we were able to take the Nurse Aide certification test after we completed all of the basic care modules. If you want to work as a CNA while in school, I'd check to...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Can a LPN be a school Nurse
    One of the school districts in my area was only paying $8/hr for school nurses! Sad isn't it?
    Sep 12, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. LPN school: wasted a year of my life
    If paying the loans at this time will create a hardship for you, you can try to get a Forbearance, which is for people with financial hardships or a deferment which would allow you to pay the...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Hate/Love Relationship with Nursing
    Ain't that the truth! I worked as a receptionist in the LTCF I became a nurse at. So I knew in the back of my mind that I'd be mostly pushing pills, but had managed to kid myself into thinking it...
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Can a LPN be a school Nurse
    School districts in my area of PA hire LPN's. As others have said, there's an RN for the whole district and she/he won't necessarily be in the same building.
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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