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  1. Quiting LPN School
    I agree with the other posters. If I were you - I would PICK ONE AREA of priority and focus there. If you are just getting your LPN so you can work while you get your BSN - I would consider being...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. I am tired of this attitude
    OMG - I died laughing!!! That's hilarious! :yeah: :lol_hitti
    Nov 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How you make yourself immune while you work as a nurse? Any ideas?
    here is what i do to protect myself and my family: when i get home from work - i remove my scrubs - turn them inside out and put them in a laundry basket designated for my work clothes. i remove...
    Nov 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I am tired of this attitude
    I think that there are A FEW (not most - but a few) people out there who just think about nursing as $$$ or a way to climb up a ladder to quick power and respect. These FEW people do tend to not...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The Kaplan LPN experience
    I am so excited! I start LPN school on the 2nd of December and have orientation tomorrow! YEY! :dance: I started a blog a while back about my journey so far... http://candacespn.yolasite.com ...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. Needs advice 4rm all u smart nurses pls!!!!
    as a mother of 3 :jester:, i know how you feel. i decided to do an accelerated nursing program because i just dont have the years to dedicate to school with 3 young babies. so, i am going into a 1 yr...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. what do you regret?
    Dont be afraid to ask questions. Do not be intimated by the instructor. Do not be intimated by the patient. BE CONFIDENT even when you are so scared you think you peed yourself
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Question for all your school nurses
    Can LPNs be school nurses? What do you typically do in your field? What is a typical day in your shoes like? Thanks, Candace :dance:
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Tricks to getting patients to do what you want?
    Sometimes it is appropriate to tell instead of ask... For example some patients when asked if they want a bath will say no... But if you come in and say Its time for your bath they will comply. ...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Does allnurses.com make you a better nurse?
    This site has helped me learn about many specialties in nursing that I had no access to. This includes: Correctional nursing, burn unit nursing, labor and delivery nursing and many other areas. ...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. NEEDED: Creative advice for a new grad
    Today, I am writing a letter of congrats to my best friend who is graduating from the BSN nursing program. As I sat here and tried to come up with witty words of encouragement I realized that I...
    Nov 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. grey area abuse and a homecare worker
    I do not see a grey area at all. If the man is lucid - aware - and able to make coherent decisions that is his choice. You have no idea what the circumstances were. Maybe she has a hard knock life...
    Nov 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Pregnancy-Hot Baths
    Because hot hot hot water will raise internal temps.... (kind of morbid but I always thought of it like boiling a chicken.) I think the reason has something to do with the baby not being able to...
    Nov 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Speaking of facebook...inappropriate...but am I within my rights...?
    Its a LARGE can of worms.... The chances of it going smooth are 50% and the chances of it blowing up are 50%. I would say - that if the FACILITY agrees with you to have the conversation - with a...
    Nov 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. So we have a Code coming in....
    I know what you mean about sounding morbid... I worry about what other people think when I get excited about medically gross things... It is sad that the patient did not make it. It is also...
    Nov 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New LPN students to start soon !! Come share your experiences :)
    Wow! I finally found someone else going to Kaplan here in Vegas!!! That is so awesome! Are you excited? I am thrilled - but like everyone else here tired of waiting...
    Nov 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. write up
    Do you think you told her she was going to the Er or are you sure you told her? Either way - it was an error that I am sure you will never have happen again. What you could have done to cover your...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Instructor from hell fails me in clinical!
    I have personally witnessed one of my instructors "targeting" students they either 1 - did not like or 2 - thought they would not make a good nurse. My teacher was wonderful with me except for...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Dismissed from Nursing school
    Why did you give the injection in another site? What site did you inject in? Were there other issues going on or warnings given from the teacher? Can you provide more info on what exactly happened...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. A Sister Never Forgets
    Your story was so touching and left so many questions for me that I googled your brothers name... I found a website you created to honor his memory. A lot of things went through my mind as I read the...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Job you would NEVER do in nursing....
    Peds- when my oldest son was a baby he had chronic high fevers... One particular night the doc wanted to get a spinal tap on him to check for infections... Needless to say, I was asked to step out of...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Quit after first day of orientation!
    My reading comprehension skills are just fine. Maybe you need a communications class. Correct me if I am wrong but you words were: "...I've noticed quite a few people anywhere from overweight to just...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New LPN students to start soon !! Come share your experiences :)
    Yey! I am so excited... The moment is quickly approaching... Only 9 days left and believe me I am counting..... 7 days until orientation! Yey!!! Words cant describe my excitement! CONGRATS to all...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. How can I stay in nursing after this weekend?
    Keep your head up! I would look at the other nurses not appearing to be stressed as a GREAT sign. It probably means that they acclimated to the pace and chaos and you will also. It is...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Quit after first day of orientation!
    This is off topic- but responding to another poster Wow! That was pretty judgmental. As a "fat girl" I would like to say - that I have 3 small children, I take care of my mother, and I work five...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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