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  1. LPNs are nurses too.
    This debate has went on for years and years. Yes RNs have more school, yes, LPNs typically work under the direction of an RN. However, LPN stands for Licensed practical NURSE. I'm an LPN and am proud...
    May 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Win $100! May 2015 Caption Contest
    Looks like nursing finals are over at the community college...
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Burned out and hate nursing
    I see this post is a little old as well, but figured I'd put in my two cents. I wanted to post this mainly for those planning on being a nurse, & current nursing students. I became an LPN in '08. I...
    May 2
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. CNA claiming to be a nurse
    I'm an LPN. I worked with a person like this once. They came in off the street and "claimed" to be a medical assistant. The private practice doctors I worked with actually hired them. That person...
    Apr 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Keep my License Active or Let it Expire?
    I would keep it active if I were in your shoes. As others have said, never know when you'll need it! Plus, nursing school was hard. We all worked hard for those diplomas, degrees & licenses. I'm an...
    Apr 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Help! I look young!
    That sounds a bit harsh... I think she was truly looking for some advice...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Not getting charge nurse position
    So sorry you're dealing with that... I think it's dirty of your company to treat you that way when you were obviously more qualified. If it were me, I'd look for a nurse management position at...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Management
  8. I am the wife of a male student nurse and having trouble coping.
    I'm an LPN. When I was in LPN school, studying was my life. My husband & I had a 4 year old child at the time (who is now 12 1/2). I felt like I neglected them when studying. My hubby would take our...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Forced to resign, new grad with only 1 year of experinece.
    Yes! This is so true!
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Forced to resign, new grad with only 1 year of experinece.
    I'm really sorry you're going through all of this. I've been an LPN since '08. I worked in the hospital ER a little bit in nursing school during clinicals at a local hospital. I worked with some of...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How old is too old to pursue an MSN?
    I don't think you're ever too old to pursue your dreams. My cousin who is an RN just got her NP in her mid 40s. It really depends on how much energy you want to put in to something I think. She said...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    That's great you found a job, I'm happy for you! I actually worked as an LPN in a clinic setting myself in 2012. I worked about 6 months for a couple of doctors in a dermatology setting, so I know...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  13. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I have been thinking of applying for admissions clerk type jobs for part time or PRN work, while working on my coding certificate, but I'm afraid that my LPN will hold me back as well. :( Has any...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  14. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Do you currently work as an LPN or are you still a full time SAHM? Did you ever find another career path? I'm an LPN & full time SAHM. I work PRN as a healthscreener nurse though. I am trying to...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  15. Should I quit nursing school?
    I don't want to discourage you, and don't want to tell you to quit, you definitely have to do what you feel is right in this situation. If you're interested in psychology, you could definitely do...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I think everyone is different. Many people have to work outside of the home, others it doesn't matter. My husband is the type that has to work outside of the home... He can't sit still more than 30...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  17. Feb - Mar 2015 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Shower at work? Why not? I live here anyway...
    Feb 11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Hi, wasn't sure if your comment was for me or not... If it was I haven't became a CPC yet. I'm still taking classes online to become one. Right now I'm just learning about insurance and the steps to...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  19. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I did decide to go in to coding, and am glad I did. I already love the coding material I'm starting to learn. I am doing a community college certificate program for it (all online). I am hoping to be...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  20. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I posted on here a couple months ago, but just wanted to update. I'm still currently taking classes to be a medical coder. I've been an LPN since '08 and hate nursing. I'm a married, mom of two, &...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  21. Ebola in the news...
    Yes, I know what you mean... I definitely feel for the people of Texas right now. I know this is definitely all new to the U.S., and I feel we were unprepared for it. My husband and I live in a rural...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Ebola in the news...
    I was just wondering if all of this news about Ebola is making fellow nurses and nurse aides nervous about going to work?? I have health anxiety, so I have to admit it makes me a little nervous! I'm...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    I'm an LPN currently working on a coding certification. I have seen several job openings for coders in my area. I also see work from home coding positions as well. I really hope I'm able to get a job...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  24. First flu shot clinic...
    OK Thanks everyone! :) I have started reviewing flu stuff some on my company's website & online...
    Oct 7, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. First flu shot clinic...
    OK Thanks, that puts my mind at ease a bit! :) I actually liked giving the flu shot in nursing school, just don't like managing others!
    Oct 7, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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