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  1. Ampule Question: Does this make sense?
    Hey, you've said it all!! You're in NURSING SCHOOL and they always teach us techniques that we sometimes never use in the "real world" :uhoh3: Don't worry about it, just git 'er done!! Good luck!!
    May 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Just lost my hearing in one ear- now what?
    I am so sorry to hear about your hearing loss. Would you be interested in working in a clinical setting? Research nursing? I think there are a lot of different opportunities you could look into. Or...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Vocational nurse training cost???
    Are there not community colleges or technical colleges with LVN/LPN programs in your area? I'm an LVN and I paid less than $6000 for a 15 month program at a technical college. I'd investigate other...
    Jan 7, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. AIDS Awareness
    Wow!! This was shocking by American commercial standards but eye opening and profound!!! I sure got the point!!!!
    Dec 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Yay! I did it! Let's get some excitement in the house!
    Congratulations!!!:dancgrp:Doesn't feel great when you attempt AND accomplish your goals!!
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. Can I be a nurse if I'm not a morning person?
    I know you're questioning about working day shifts, but what about nursing school itself? My classes started at 7AM. All my clinicals were 6AM to 3 PM!!! Just something you should think...
    Oct 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How do you care for yourself??
    Prayer, Mani/Pedi's, facials, go to gym 5 days per week, try to eat healthy and laughter!!!! I leave my job at the door!!!
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. IV Certification Austin, TX
    Hi AdalynnsMom09 There is an IV certification seminar in Dallas scheduled for October 28, 2010 at Methodist Charleton Medical Center. Contact info: Perivascular Nurse Consultants (Gannett Education)...
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. SICK OF BEING A LPN
    I've never been disrespected by an RN, MA or MD-at least to my face- BECAUSE I don't allow them to. Keep your head up. If you walk around looking, acting and feeling "less than" you'll be treated...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. IV & Central Venous Cath certification-Will this benefit...
    an LVN? I have three years OTJ IV experience but no certification. I'm interested in taking a seminar for IV cert. So how does this work-do I perform so many hours/successful sticks after cert or...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. First semester LPN student
    Hi Linda, I truly know how you feel!! I completed LPN school 8 years ago but I remember the fear, stress, unsureness, terror, fatigue, incompetency you're probably feeling at this time. :chair: Kudos...
    Sep 29, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    Performing duties in the capacity of a licensed professional and signing off on them-This is on a totally different level than a loved one, church member, grandmother,etc. "nursing a loved one back...
    Sep 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Panola College ADN and/or on-line ADN program?
    Yes, I'm an LVN hoping to bridge if I can find a program that fits my needs. The school in Kansas (Pratt Community College) with the on-line bridge requires that students come to campus 4 times for...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    I've heard MANY docs introduce the MA's as "my nurse" so I don't think the MA's are being pressured by the docs-I think the docs are at fault for allowing and accepting and promoting this-especially...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Turf wars may have cost me my dream job
    ITA with caliotter3. You talked too much!! I would have mentioned applying for the other position and nothing further....bad mouthing a manager during an interview WITH HR???!!! :uhoh3: I admire you...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Panola College ADN and/or on-line ADN program?
    Thanks TXRN2B13-What other programs are you interested in? I've checked DNI and they are too expensive and unaccredited-so they would be my last resort. El Centro College wants med-surg job...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. Where was your first LPN job????
    Congratulations jommit52!!!!! :ancong!: Remember to be positive, ask questions if you're unsure about anything, earn the respect and trust of your CNA's and they will respect you, AND; this may...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Panola College ADN and/or on-line ADN program?
    :D No I haven't called them-wanted to talk with someone whose actually done or is doing the program first. I'm not ready to attend just yet but I'm trying to find out about several programs to find...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Will you help welcome an RN to New York, USA?!
    Welcome Rachelle! Cogratulations with completing nursing school and good luck taking the NCLEX!! :wlcmhnds:
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. Panola College ADN and/or on-line ADN program?
    I would like some info regarding this community college in East Texas!! Have you or somone you know attended either program? Is it difficult to get in? Tuition reasonable? Pre-req's seem doable-Chem...
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. Panola College ADN and/or on-line ADN program?
    Does anyone have knowledge about this community college's ADN program, especially it's on-line program? Is it difficult to get it? Tuition amount? etc!!!! It's accredited and the pre-req's seem...
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  22. NLNAC/CCNE accreditation-will this REALLY affect my success?
    I'm currently an LVN interested in attending an ADN program that is not accredited. I've read several posts that seem to discourage attendance to these programs. I do plan to further my education so...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Where was your first LPN job????
    Sorry, but this was 8 years ago. My first LPN job was LTC (3-11). I was hired during my last week of school and started externing 2 days after graduation. This was in Louisiana. But keep the faith...
    Sep 7, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Prerequisites needed for AS program at Platts College
    Thank you for thoroughly answering what I was wondering about. This sounds like an intense program for 13 months!! Are the courses BSN transferable? And I've noticed you're in Texas, TheCommuter. Do...
    Sep 7, '10
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  25. Prerequisites needed for AS program at Platts College
    Thanks you -TheCommuter- for your response. No A&P I and II, no Pathophysiology, no English comp??? I'm not sure if I should be thrilled because I'm more curious than ever!! I bet the cost is way up...
    Sep 7, '10
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing


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