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  1. Regarding nursing students- was this too much to ask?
    Speaking as a student, I'd really appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. I'd love to arrive prepared and hopefully saving you some time as well by you not having to explain this to me when I...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Appropriate way to Check off Bed Baths (Fundamentals)
    What about how the patient feels about their privacy? It's a catch-22. The patient might feel threatened, embarrassed & upset too.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Appropriate way to Check off Bed Baths (Fundamentals)
    We knew going in that we'd have to bathe each other. We are also giving each other injections (saline) & lifting each other & our doctors had to sign off on all of that during our physical before...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What city are you in??
    Philadelphia suburbs
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Dropping like Flies
    Do not worry about what a student told you. You worked hard to get there, focus on yourself. Your studies & making it work for you. It's hard, but you can do it!
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. Complete surprise, in a good way, LTC experience so far
    I am that rare student nurse that wants to work in LTC. The reason I'm in school was to be a nurse in LTC. I loved your post. So nice to see the good side of it! Thank you for sharing :)
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    I'm pretty sure she was being facetious.
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Thank you to the nurse who made me what I am today!
    I love it!!
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Is Your Name Important?
    Great read, thank you. I have a very, very boring first name. It can't even be made into a nickname or shortened, lol. I often wonder what people would assume of me, based on seeing it written...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. REALLY would like to go to school to become an LPN. Is it possible at my age? I am 37
    Anything is possible if you really want it, and realize the huge amount of time you'll be spending on JUST SCHOOL. Age means nothing. I'll be 38 next week, and I just finished my first month of...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. How many clinical hours is your LPN/LVN program?
    As far as I remember, we were told it was 50% clinical hours. Our program is 1500 hours, so I'll say 750 ;)
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Person impersonates nurse 27 years before she was caught.
    I'd be pretty upset if I was taught by an unlicensed nurse. I'd be questioning everything I learned & then would worry how that would affect my future. :-/
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. First day is tomorrow!
    Hi, :) I don't know what your school will be like, but on my first day, I needed a notebook & pen/pencil. Then the next day we jumped right into A&P. We didn't need the stethoscope or BP Cuff (&...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. LPN entrance exam
    Be sure you know your fractions & percents :bookworm: if you don't already. I used to print out worksheets & do them over & over.the rest, was fairly easy for me. Good Luck!! :)
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Starting clinicals tomorrow morning...
    This is what we are going to have to do.
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. The moments that make LPN school totally worth it...
    So did this. Thank you.
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. The moments that make LPN school totally worth it...
    This made my night.
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Cost of Part time LVN/LPN SCHOOL
    Where are you? I thought mine at $18,000 was expensive and it's 2 years part time.
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Are there any LPN's not going for RN?
    I don't plan to. I don't need to for what I want to do. I hear it all the time too, or its just implied that of course, I'll go on for my RN. As for being "just" an LPN, my instructor about lost her...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Does nursing school LocatioN matter?
    If I am correct, and I'd have to check my facts, I'm a brand new student, I believe if you graduate from an accredited school, and get your license, you can work anywhere. Of course if you plan to...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. What's the process for moving out of state after licensing??
    I can't wait to hear the answers, I have the same question.
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Should I give nursing another try?
    There are emergencies that arise in plastic surgery (kanye's mom?) and in out patient care. A juice box isn't going to help you there. NO nursing job totally stress free or easy. I don't think you...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. I start school tonight!
    Huh? Delete what?
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. I start school tonight!
    Thanks so much! I totally agree that we have our life experiences on our side. I definitely have a goal. My program is evenings, part time for two years.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. They make nursing school much harder than it needs to be
    Since I start tonight, I'm hyper aware of everything I've read & heard here. I'm planning for the worst & hoping for the best.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student