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  1. Over Analyze on the NCLEX
    Are you doing practice questions? You need to be sure that you are understanding exactly what the question is asking... look for key words, and don't second guess your gut reactions.
    Apr 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    Were the residents alert and oriented? If she was a willing participant and enjoyed herself, I don't see a problem... Seems like her son saw the photo and dollar signs popped into his head.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    "Can we tip with medical advice?"
    Apr 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. RN Mom kills 6 week infant through breastmilk
    I saw this... with her knowledge as a nurse I don't understand why she chose to breast feed... Sad story all around. I wish her husband could have gotten her help before it got this far :(
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Worried about my past!!
    If the BON approved you for your LPN license with no restrictions, I am sure you will be fine applying to take the NCLEX-RN, provided you do not add to your criminal history before that time. As for...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  6. Salem state nursing program questions
    I went to Salem State but was accepted back in 2006, and the curriculum has since changed since I graduated. However, the professors in the nursing program are AMAZING and very supportive. I was able...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. Need to get my story out there
    I think you will feel better if you come clean with your family. You need their support to get through this. I think you will be pleasantly surprised by their response. Most people want the best for...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. it is possible
    Good for you! Congratulations!!
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  9. Maybe I'm not meant to be a nurse :(
    Being a bad test taker or having a low GPA does not mean that you aren't cut out to be a nurse. However, it may be difficult to get into nursing school because it is so competitive. I would apply...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. revoked lpn license
    Agreed. Check with the LA BON, and it may be helpful to get yourself a lawyer with experience with the nursing board. Good luck!
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  11. I have an criminal background
    Check the TX BON website for information... each state has different requirements. You may be required to prove good moral character or something similar. It is not impossible to be licensed with a...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  12. Abuse in Nursing
    I wonder if adding it to consent forms would be helpful? "If you physically assault your nurse/healthcare professionals while being cared for at this hospital, police will be called, charges filed,...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. New CNA with sharp pain in lower back
    Make an appointment with your PCP and they might be able to refer you to a chiropractor. In the meantime, ask your fellow CNA's or nurses to show you how they turn and reposition patients to make...
    Mar 24
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    This happened in my program while I was in the middle of it. They let the students who were enrolled before keep the old passing rate of 74%, and the new students had to have a 77%. I would think...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Is it okay to do this?
    I work privately as an RN for a man in his home. There is one other nurse there, and the rest are CNA's and PCA's. One of the CNA's took a medical leave of absence in November of 2012 and is still...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. This is my story... please read.
    You are not alone, and soon this will be a distant memory. Everything will be okay!
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Misdemeanor Conviction hit and run, property damage
    Have you checked the Nevada BON website for information?
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. Good Pop-Up but still Failed?
    If you got the good pop-up, you passed. Congratulations, nurse!
    Mar 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. FL RN student with misdemeanors seeks answers please
    Look on the Florida BON website for their application for initial licensure. In Massachusetts I had to prove "good moral character" to the board due to my two misdemeanors (possession of marijuana...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Sobriety and nursing school interviews
    What an encouraging thread! Although I'm glad to say I read the whole thing today and didn't have to wait to see what happened. So happy for you and you should be so proud of yourself! The nursing...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. I can't get over my failure...
    http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/im-freaking-out-652691.html found it! check that out, it's really a great article. thank you rn/writer for it!
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I can't get over my failure...
    There is an article written by a member here on allnurses that is called "Freaking Out and Frantic." It is amazing and helped me when I had failed a course and when I was just feeling down on myself...
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Sorry, sorry about that, I'm so sorry.
    I haven't read all the other comments so sorry if this is a repeat, but I have the SAME problem. I have always been this way, and it annoys a lot of people close to me. It is frustrating because it...
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Low self esteem throughout program?
    don't let your classmates let you feel down about your abilities. i'm sure there will be topics that are easy for you and tough for others! try to get yourself a math tutor because the math in...
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Fundamentals instructor doesn't teach.
    does your school have a SIM lab? maybe try a study group? i think we have all had an instructor similar to this at some point in time during school. i agree with a previous poster who said that the...
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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