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  1. Alzheimer's patients and falls
    I work in a memory care/Alzheimer's/Dementia unit and I have some of my residents that have weekly falls. Is this normal? How do I explain this to family members that are upset when the fall is...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  2. Do you have to pass the NCLEX before your hired in IL?
    yes you do have to pass the NCLEX b4 you can start working in Illinois
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. How many of you are forced to clock out to stay back and chart?
    I work at a LTC facility in Illinois. The DON and the Administrator will personally walk any of the nurses or CNA's that are there past their shift working. It's so wrong that we can not finish the...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Im a new nurse..please help!!!
    Have you tried applying at LTC and Home Health care Facilities? You may have to apply to places a little further than you want to drive to get your initial experience and go from there!
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  5. IV Certification
    OmniCare has one!
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. New Corrections Nurse
    All you can do in that situation is let the charge nurse know your concerns and document any issues and concerns. That is a lot of patients/inmates for one nurse to medicate in 8 hours. I work in a...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. What is your current LPN salary
    I have heard that U of M Hospital hires LPN's you might want to check them out. I'm not sure the pay, but hospital experience is the best in my opinion.
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. LPN bridging to RN soon, where can I get the best experience in my job?
    Hi, I am an LPN that has ben licensed in the state of Illinois for 6 months. I am planning on bridging my LPN to RN in the next year and would like to know what type of facility I can get the best...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. LPN TO RN Program
    Does anyone know which states have limited enrollment for nursing programs and which states don't? I know that Ohio doesn't have a limited enrollment but I moved and am know in Illinois. I am...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. How long will it take to get a response from the BON for a deficiency checklist?
    I have a misdemeanor on my record from 3 years ago that the BON is now requesting court documents and a letter of explanation of my circumstances. This is all new territory for me and I am terrified...
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  11. You must have an Attorney when going before the BON
    I would love if you could forward me the information on that national organization to assist me in case I have to go in front of the board of nursing. I have a misdemeanor on my record from 3 years...
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  12. getting ready to take NCLEX-PN in Illinois, any study suggestions/
    Has anyone recently sat for the Illinois NCLEX-PN? if so, any study suggestions? I am using my ATI study codes from school & the NCLEX-PN flash cards that I bought from the book store. Currently,...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. looking for schools either on-line or campus in Michigan that offer LPN to RN bridge
    Help! I'm having trouble finding schools in Michigan either on-line or on site that offer the LPN to RN bridge program. Does anyone know that can help?
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student

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