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  1. What didnt you do in school?
    I'm an LPN, 10 yrs in the field. I followed my instructors around like a puppy dog during clinicals and hounded to do every and any procedure I could get in on! I would even ask the staff nurses at...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I hate LTC- How I want to fix it!
    Libran 1984, While I sympathize with your bad experiences in LTC, I could'nt read every word. WAAAAY too much Dear. You sound young & inexperienced. There isn't ONE single area in nursing that...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. What would you tell to your younger self?
    I live in Erie Pa. I became an LPN @ age 38. I love giving care, am good @ it and have empathy & sympathy for the ill & frail. Unfortunetly in this town there are no good jobs really. I work in a LTC...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The Patient I Failed
    Beautiful story. and a reality I deal with daily. LTC, family dynamics, staff opinions, dr's opinions, loved ones inability to let go...very stressful. Yet I get something else out of it. I do what I...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. A Nurses' Most Powerful Tool: Touch
    I'm not an ER/OR nurse...nothing as exciting, educated or interesting. In fact, I work mostly in Geriatrics. One of the most important/imperative places to me, that the gift of human touch is needed...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Please quit wasting my time: Interview Advice from Hiring Manager
    I think this article was great and I'd seriously like to give a free seminar to new grads and maybe some current "professionals". It amazes me that I work with and meet new medical profs all the time...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. Welcome to the Shangri-La: My (Almost) Perfect Job
    Really Viva? I find your story redundant and rather selfish. You are a self-described "super nurse"...we have those where I work...none of us can stand them! You bounced from place to place and never...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Handling rude or dishonest patients
    Hi Wildlaural, I'm an LPN of several yrs, LTC, love it! Unfortunetly I have experienced some of your frustrations. My best advice to you is, if you are a good, compassionate, thorough nurse...have a...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Really don't understand the mystery of LPNs not able being able to do certain things
    Wow to whomever it was that posted the 1st answer. I'm an 8 yr LPN. I almost went back to school at age 47 for my RN. Fortunetly a male RN with whom I'm friends with, work with and went to LPN school...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner