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  1. Ebola in the news...
    Yes, I know what you mean... I definitely feel for the people of Texas right now. I know this is definitely all new to the U.S., and I feel we were unprepared for it. My husband and I live in a rural...
    Oct 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Ebola in the news...
    I was just wondering if all of this news about Ebola is making fellow nurses and nurse aides nervous about going to work?? I have health anxiety, so I have to admit it makes me a little nervous! I'm...
    Oct 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I'm an LPN currently working on a coding certification. I have seen several job openings for coders in my area. I also see work from home coding positions as well. I really hope I'm able to get a job...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. First flu shot clinic...
    OK Thanks everyone! :) I have started reviewing flu stuff some on my company's website & online...
    Oct 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. First flu shot clinic...
    OK Thanks, that puts my mind at ease a bit! :) I actually liked giving the flu shot in nursing school, just don't like managing others!
    Oct 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. First flu shot clinic...
    I've been an LPN since 2008. I'm currently working PRN for a health screening company. We do health screenings at companies for their employees (height, weight, BP checks, cholesterol screening,...
    Oct 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. September 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I'm sorry doctor, but I refuse to be replaced by this thing that identifies himself as "Mr. Roboto," & dances every 30 minutes!
    Sep 8
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. Being Asked to Come in and Work as CNA...
    I'm an LPN... My question is: if you're an LPN, but working in the roll as a CNA, if someone codes, etc., are you held to the standard of a CNA or LPN on that shift??
    Aug 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Plan to go on to RN?
    No, I used to want to be an RN. But after doing my clinicals in a hospital, and a lousy job in LTC & clinic nursing, I've began to think nursing isn't for me. As a matter of fact, I loathe it. I'm...
    Jul 31
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. get kicked off because of med error
    Wow, I'm really sorry... When I was in LPN school, we weren't allowed to give meds, especially narcotics, without an instructor or precepting nurse present. I'm an LPN, but am getting out of floor...
    Jul 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. CEUs
    Yeah, we had to have intro to computers, basic public speaking & several others as well. I went to an LPN to RN bridge program, but exited as an LPN. I only need to more nursing courses to be an RN,...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. CEUs
    Believe it or not, no. We didn't have to have it for the LPN program I did through a local comm. college. We had to have Anatomy I & II, microbiology, math, psychology, & be a certified CNA before...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. CEUs
    OK, Thanks so much! You too!
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. CEUs
    Hey! Thanks for your reply! :) So I'm assuming medical terminology would count?? I don't plan to pursue my RN or RN-BSN anymore... I'm actually wanting to get in to medical coding away from floor...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. CEUs
    I posted this in the Virginia nursing forum, but never got any responses. I was wondering if any other LPNs might know here? I'm an LPN in the state of VA. I will be renewing my LPN license in two...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I remember being young, & ready for nursing school too, John... Oh, if I'd only known ...
    Jul 23
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Amen!
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    OMG, I totally agree with you. I know a lady who used to be a nurse manager in a certain dept. of her hospital, but was recently promoted to the main nurse manager over hundreds of nurses now at that...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, this!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I have never been a "victim" or been "tormented" in any situation! I've been picked on and bullied by teachers and co-workers, but haven't taken it. I've either stood up to them face to face, or...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    yes, I agree we can't always run away crying and screaming. However, bullying is a real thing, especially in nursing, and it isn't always the victim's fault. Just because someone is being mentally...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    [QUOTE=OCNRN63;8024064] Sometimes you have to go deep within yourself and just stand up and say "Enough!" I had a couple instructors who made my life miserable, but my ICU instructor...that woman...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I disagree. Sometimes people can't stand up for themselves... For an example, if a nursing instructor is picking on a certain student constantly, & giving them failing grades, it's hard for a student...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, I totally agree. Before I became an LPN, I was enrolled in a cosmetology school to become a cosmetologist. The instructor there gave me sheer H-e-l-l, everyday. That woman picked & picked at me,...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. lpn career question
    I'm sure it couldn't hurt. Any certifications you get looks good on a resume! :) I had a patient once that was an RN & sonographer. She couldn't decide what she wanted to be she told me, so she went...
    Jul 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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