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  1. I need a job in KY
    Lexington Professional Associates are looking for an LPN. Try career builders.com as it lets you specify general locale you are seeking employment in as LPN. Good Luck. Also, try the agency nurses...
    Apr 7, '08
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  2. Disturbance During Lunch/Break
    I skip breaks and lunch alot, also. But that is by choice, sometimes. Other times it is too busy and there is no one to relieve me, and I am paid for "no lunch". If I was ever disciplined for not...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I Hear Singing And There's No One There
    what a touching story...for all of us who have lost their dads...you never quite get over it. :cry: my sympathies to you, thanks for a great share.
    Mar 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. PLEASE HELP ME!  I thought there was a nursing shortage?
    well, there is a shortage....but it depends on where you are!! have you gone to the hospitals websites to see what they have available? have you decided if relocation is a possibility? have you...
    Mar 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. KY nurses and students STAND UP. What part of KY are you from.
    hi ledwards63! hope your 120 hours is going well. are you planning to stay at emrmc? i also went to eku for my undergrad degree. let me know if i can help you out in any way, hang in...
    Aug 24, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  6. Nurses with disabilities
    Any nurses out there working in clinical setting that have had a cochlear implant? I have Nucleus 23 but am having a hard time getting my stethoscope to work with it. Anyone have a stet that works...
    Aug 24, '07
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  7. University of Phoenix MSN Program
    By the way, as far as expense goes, when I took into consideration:tuition/fees/books/wear&tear on car/having to juggle work schedule&class schedule/having to actually attend a class (rather than...
    Aug 24, '07
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. University of Phoenix MSN Program
    I earned my MSN in 2000 from UOP. I highly recommend going this route for education or management. They've changed alot since I was in the program, for the better I think. One other nurse from my...
    Aug 24, '07
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. KY nurses and students STAND UP. What part of KY are you from.
    hi, i am an oldie but goodie, been rn for 26 years, in central ky, small rural hospital, have msn, work middle management in er/medsurg. love nursing. :welcome:
    Aug 22, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  10. will my dx prevent me from entering NS?
    Well controlled seizures and asthma should not be a reason for denial to nursing school. If they do deny you admission for that, I would seek legal advice, but I don't think they will. It is...
    Aug 22, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why are Newbies Such Whiners?
    i just really think it all boils down to: "do unto others as you would have them do unto you." the first thing i told my students was that there are no stupid questions. i really believe that...
    Jan 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Trouble c accents at work?
    i've been asked many times where i am from, and when i tell them they all say "i thought you were swedish or something with that accent". (i am from both ohio and ky) no, i am just hearing impaired...
    Jan 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Thinking of moving from Ohio to Pulaski Co...
    hi, ditto on the advice about emrmc in danville. you can also check out their affiliate hospital 10 minutes from them in stanford, ky. it is a small rural hospital. med/surg, ob, or, er are the...
    May 12, '06
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  14. MD orders, is this normal .......
    i have also seen this, and agree it is a mistake waiting to happen. why not just not write the order until they have checked with the other doc? in my experience, these orders were written most...
    May 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing Supervisor
    hi, i think it's a wonderful idea---and ladies auxillary or volunteers should be the ones available to do it. we are usually just too bogged down with meds, txs, charting, calling doctors, etc. etc....
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Snappy things to say to coworkers
    :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: thanks! i needed that!!
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. MSN earning power -- Clinical or Administrative??
    [B]In this area, clinical gets the nod. I work the floor now, but I got a grand total of about a dollar an hour raise for my administrative/education MSN. Did mine online, clinicals at a local...
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. unlicensed assistive personel- ideas to improve performance, attendance, and outlook
    :uhoh3: rnkitty04 wasn't really needed on that shift. yeah, right:uhoh3: :rolleyes: excuse me? what were the 10 other people doing? i hope you at least got some help doing this, or at least if...
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. unlicensed assistive personel- ideas to improve performance, attendance, and outlook
    :angryfire now that's a good solution, just get rid of all of them.:angryfire as a mother of a male cna, and a master's prepared rn with 23 years experience in everything from babies to...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Cna
    Cna
    what about nursery? i know there'd be some lifting, but hopefully (for the new mom:chuckle ) nothing over 9 to 10 lbs. talk with your employer. do you have adequate help with turns, lifts, etc? ...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How many of you are perfect?
    shamrock--i tried that out too and killed my person over, and over, and over. guess i'll just have to wait until next week to finish up the bypass after i practice a few more times. :chuckle
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How many of you are perfect?
    yes, i am perfect.:saint: my 18 month old granddaughter says so!! so there!! it must be true!! haaahaaa (rotfl) :rotfl: boy, don't i wish. never for one moment think you are getting anywhere...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Anyone gone from ADN to BSN online?
    i too went to uop -- msn in 2001. the tuition is steeper, but once you figure in mileage, wear and tear on vehicle, time spent away from family, not having to be at "scheduled" class--i think it was...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I passed ncleX
    :nurse: :hatparty: congratulations on a job well done. like they said......now, the fun begins!!!!:balloons: :balloons:
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. What does your post name reflect about you?
    :) well, of course, mine is my first name and bsn was the degree i had when i joined. now i have my msn and want to change it. how do i do that? i emailed a request but haven't heard yet. hope i...
    Feb 16, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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