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  1. Anyone else call 'em johnnies?
    I'm in Wisconsin and have Never heard to term johnnie for a gown here they are house gowns. a johnnie is a company that supplies portable outhouses to events they are 'jimmy's johnnys'. And we call...
    Jul 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Is LPN school less stressful and easier than RN school?
    The school I went to, which is the same at all tech schools in wi, the 1st year of the RN program is the LPN program. So in order to get to the 2nd year of the RN program you must complete the LPN...
    Jul 28, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. The Names are changing
    Ray, Roy and Robert are our most popular 7 of the all on the same unit, 2 in the same room, all in rooms 8-16 in a facility of 47 people. Much easier to call them by their last names (mr smith, mr...
    Jul 11, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Its ONLY 115 outside today
    I agree with you whole heartedly!!! I really don't like summer, give me winter anyday. But, I can deal with my weather here today 71 degrees no humidity with a light breeze. If this is how summer...
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Well I don't have an ethical issue but I need to discuss one !
    Last semester I did my ethics paper on organ transplant. It is an issue that is very easy to find materal on. (I got an A with out to much effort)
    Jun 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    When I was a kid grandma always told us to eat our carrots so we'd have red hair. I never did like carrots and am the only granddaughter without red hair. She also said the carrots would give us good...
    Jun 1, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Why no nursing love from Grey's?
    I work in LTC one of my duties is to round with the Dr when she visits monthly to see her pts. Many of the pts she has had to see had issues with their coccyx or periarea and we needed to remove the...
    May 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. St Paul College
    I really don't mean to argue but if you check the program catalog on the CVTC website you'll see that the LPN program is now only offered at the Eau Claire campus. In order to get your LPN in River...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  9. St Paul College
    I did the RN program in River Falls, WI there is no LPN program there anymore. You can however start the RN program and take the LPN NCLEX after the 1st year
    May 13, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  10. St Paul College
    I did the RN program in River Falls, WI there is no LPN program there anymore. You can however start the RN program and take the LPN NCLEX after the 1st year
    May 13, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  11. What you get for nurses week
    madmominavan: wow, guess the name says it all :(
    May 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What you get for nurses week
    we got a doughnut and coffee reception with our residents, a facility t-shirt and a hand written thank-you note from the administrator. Certainly didn't brake the bank (I work in a small LTC...
    May 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Disturbing data on Wisconsin
    the 'fact' that the op is stating is "one quarter of all drivers on the road at any one time in wi are drunk" is what got my goat. i just heard the report on the news a little while ago and the study...
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  14. Disturbing data on Wisconsin
    Sorry, I live in Wisconsin and find that information not only disturbing but completely false! 25% on wisconsin drivers intoxicated? sorry I don't think so. Even at bar closing that seems quite...
    Apr 23, '08
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  15. How lengthy is your commute?
    About 10 blocks to work for me, It take just a couple of minutes to get there! I love it! I'm home before my coworkers are even out of town! I Live about 40 minutes from the Twin Cities and could...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. We took a stand against our Clinical Instructor...
    WOW good for you all taking a stand, but I too think I might have talked to her first. You all will either have a great clinical from here on out or she will make your life a living HE**! Can't...
    Apr 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Working Full-time and going to school
    I did it! Just completed the RN Program (passed my boards too on 2/14). I worked as a CNA every weekend 6pm-8am friday and sat. and got paid for 40! It was hard to work every week-end for nearly...
    Feb 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. what kind of watch do you wear?
    timex indiglo with a rubber band
    Feb 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Phobias anyone???
    BIRDS!!! I hate birds! :uhoh21: they scare me to death, those little beaks, the spindly yucky legs, the flapping wings! Just thinking about them makes my heart pound. My grandma had a mad rooster...
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. What kind of grading scale does your program have??
    Just graduated in Dec. 80 is a C 79 is an F some of you have low grading scales. Our school has around 98% pass rate on NCLEX I guess that is more important to me.
    Feb 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How long did you take off work post cholesystectomy
    I had what was to have been a lap chole done nearly 3 weeks ago, ended up with 2 lg incisions and 2 lap incision with 15 staple total and went back to work 10 days post-op. Probably shouldn't have...
    Feb 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Minnesota Roll Call
    HI I was born and raised in MN 50 miles north of the Twin Cities. Work for 10 yrs and a LTC facility in New Brighton as a NA/R before moving in to Eastern WI. Currently working as and LPN in a LTC...
    Feb 5, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  23. More sick calls on Superbowl Sunday?  (Why was I not surprised to get a call?)
    Yeah, I work in LTC and I worked the 6-230 shift this am, we had a CNA come in this am at 10 to work a 12 hour shift (2nd day of off orientation) 1st she said she thought she had strep throat, took...
    Feb 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Waiting on ATT letter...
    YIPEE!!! got my ATT today, soonest test date for location I wanted is feb 19 so I took it, hope someone cancels before then maybe I can move up the date.
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Shoes...what do you wear?
    new balance white leather walking shoe! I love them! I have flat feet and wear an ortho insert and they fit perfect! even after a 14 hour shift my feet don't hurt, I wouldn't buy anything else
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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