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  1. St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Salary?
    Sounds like its full time at 32 hrs per week. I really can't answer anything more about it in terms of night/weekend diffs. I dont' work there. I have former classmate cohorts who do but I don't know...
    4:57 pm
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  2. St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Salary?
    I know SVMC isn't but I think the Behavioral Health is..again..don't quote me. :)
    3:55 pm
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  3. St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Salary?
    Yeah, I'm sure it is. CT pays much higher than FL. I'm pretty sure its high 20's..close to $30..but don't quote me. As an new grad LPN in 2008 I was making close to $24 so new grad RN is def...
    3:18 pm
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  4. St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Salary?
    Hi, I edited it b/c I 'stalked' your posts and saw you were a new grad. I have friends who work for SVMC Behavioral Health and started as new grads but I'm not sure what new grad pay rate is.
    3:07 pm
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  5. St. Vincent's Behavioral Health Salary?
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    2:52 pm
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  6. Nurses, Say Thank You to Ebola Nurses, Patients, Those Speaking Out
    Sending out thoughts, prayers and well wishes to Amber and Nina as well as their friends and loved ones. Praying for a speedy and 100% recovery. Hoping they can gain some normalicy in their lives...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. How soon to pursue RN to BSN transition?
    I had plans of going right to work (I went from LPN to RN) and hopefully working for a hospital that offers tuition reimbursement or assistance. The pay would also help pay the student loans. Well,...
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. How soon to pursue RN to BSN transition?
    I graduated in May 2013 and started my BSN in October 2013 (had to take some gen eds before I could begin the BSN classes, the BSN classes started in January for me). Even with that small of a lapse,...
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Medical Leave , make up clinical hours
    First let me say, I'm so glad you survived! Not only suvived but are able to continue on with your education! Now to your question...During my LPN schooling we got a grade for the lecture/class...
    Oct 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Lpn clinical rotations
    The majority of our clinical rotations were in SNF/Rehab facilities for my LPN program. For psych we did go to the hospital inpatient psych unit for our manditory hours deemed by the State, we also...
    Oct 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Saw an angry clinical instructor...
    If the instructor acts that way in public for all eyes to see and ears to hear..I can only imagine the abuse the students get when there ARE no 'prying eyes and ears!
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. NCLEX on Friday, results on...?
    It's 48 hrs. You can get results on weekends and holidays. I got both my LPN and RN results on the weekend and I have several friends who got theirs on holidays.
    Oct 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. med cart change over
    Like the others, we order meds as we need them (thru the computer, point, click, order, send). Twice per day (day/evening) we get a delivery from the pharmacy. When the meds come in, the super looks...
    Oct 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. PVT works even weekend and holiday?
    Quick results are available on weekends and holidays.
    Oct 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Lpn program and Clinicals
    In my program we had set days that clinicals were on. For the first few months we had clinicals two times a week and three days in class for lectures, later on we had clinical three times a week and...
    Oct 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Nursing Student Ethical Dilemna
    As meanmaryjean said, she crossed a line..but not only did he/she cross the line..he/she kept on going FARRRR past that line! I would be livid if someone did that to my family members without...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  17. Why does USA allow 2 year degree for RN's
    Did you REALLY just say this?! I don't know where you were educated nor will I assume. However, you are completely off base with the statement I have placed in bold. Community College courses are not...
    Oct 11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. whats so good about working in a hospital?
    I learned so much working in the LTC as a brand new LPN. My critical thinking skills were constantly being tested. The LTC isn't privy to all the extras the hosptial is as far as doctors who are...
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?
    I had a patient pass on my shift, it was sudden and not expected. No family was there. Only me. I was close with the family as they always came in faithfully and loved their mom so much. They were...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. Did you attend your RN-BSN graduation?
    I attended my LPN and RN graduation and you can bet I'll be walking for my RN to BSN! I didn't want to do either graduation but my husband and children (as well as my mother, MIL, and friends) all...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Did you attend your RN-BSN graduation?
    Your speech made me laugh..and made me tear up! I have a very similar story as you (I'm 45 and in my RN to BSN course, 2 children, 1st college graduate in the family). I actually did my LPN to RN...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. JOBLESS
    No shame in having to take a job that isn't nursing. An honest job pays the bills just as much as the nursing jobs. The bill collectors don't notice a greener hue to the money from a nurse or a...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. Opinions on A&P...Am I Crazy
    Is it doable..sure. Would I recommend it..nope. A&P is the foundation of the vast majority of all your nursing classes. With A&P its not a test it and forget it, you NEED to remember the info or...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Working Full-Time While Going to Nursing School
    I did it, both during my LPN schooling and my LPN to RN schooling. Can it be done, yup. Is it easy..in a word..NO! I worked full time and went to school full time. You have to be flexible, you...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Online vs. Classroom/Hybrid
    I've done both online, classroom and hybrid. All of my LPN and LPN to RN nursing classes were in the classroom and in clinicals. All of my RN to BSN classes are online with the exception of two...
    Oct 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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