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  1. Tx CE's - LVN in BSN program
    As always, the BON has the final say in this matter. This is from the Texas BON: "Academic Courses Academic courses must be within the framework of a curriculum that leads to an academic degree in...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Hopeless, depressed, jobless in Austin
    I have found the smaller hospitals to be a more nurturing atmosphere. Yes, they may consider a less experienced nurse. The med surg may be a very appropriate area for your level of skill.
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Hopeless, depressed, jobless in Austin
    Yes, I currently work in Gonzales. Hubby relocated in april, and I did not look for work until i finished the semester in mid June. I've not heard a peep from seguin, but was able to begin...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Hopeless, depressed, jobless in Austin
    Gonzales is hiring. The pay is good, and so far the staff and facility have been above average. They have er, med surg, ob, and surgical areas. Pm me if you'd Like more information.
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. New RN Loving Rural Nursing
    Hi, I landed in rural west Texas as a new grad LVN in December 2006. I settled in, took (and passed - yipee) boards, and began working at our local rural hospital in November 2007. I found...
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  6. Whats wrong with Ivy Tech nurses?
    Hi, I graduated from Ivy Tech, Fort Wayne in December 2006 through their LPN program. I passed my boards on the first try in Spring of 2007. I had a wonderful experience with my education and...
    Sep 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Advice for First Night on the Floor?
    I know that the rooms are supposed to be stocked, but... I always try to check at the beginning of the shift... IV tray full? asst sizes of cannulas? an open ns, and a full ns. Tape, alcohol...
    Jul 5, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Please..What else can I do with an Associate Degree in Nursing
    What about WIC? Women, Infants and Children?
    Jun 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. RN as director of a daycare...talk about new frontier!!!
    Sorry, I thought of more...grin. How does your center handle children with medical needs? Asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis? Are there medication administration areas? How is this governed by...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. RN as director of a daycare...talk about new frontier!!!
    Hi, What a great place to post this question, here on allnurses. And welcome to the world of child care. :-) I'm a new nurse, LVN, now working on bridging to my RN. Before attending nursing...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Any info on Red Lake Minn. Hospital
    Also saw this report. It does not mention the Red Lake, but it is a picture of health care in many Indian Reservations. Broken promises: Reservations lack basic care Health clinics donít...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Any info on Red Lake Minn. Hospital
    Red Lake is an independent Indian Reservation area. They have their own government, law enforcement, etc. There are several Indian Reservations in the area. Red Lake is much more of an independent...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ever hear of Alexander technique for backpain?
    I found this site that talks about AT. http://www.alexandertech.org/
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. INSULIN NCLEX question
    Just to clarify: Even though you are administering one injection, that injection contains two different drugs. Regular insulin and NPH insulin. That's why there are two peak times. Hope...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. INSULIN NCLEX question
    It's not just this question...all your questions will follow this same format. The question will give you information. Take the time to read it!!! And then the question will ask you for...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. INSULIN NCLEX question
    First, all of the questions will be formatted in somewhat the same manner. Your nursing instructors are using your time in nursing school to help you understand how to decipher the questions. ...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ever hear of Alexander technique for backpain?
    If this is the same technique, and it sounds like it is, the Alexander Technique is used by some harpists. Playing the harp is all about relaxation, and proper harp technique. But we've got lots...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Differences b/w rural hospital vs. a large city hospital
    Hi 3kittiesRN, This is my first position as a new grad. In a small, 22 bed, critical access, rural hospital. I love it!!! Hospital was always my first choice, but I was scared to jump into...
    Aug 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. RN Career Paths without Hospital Work Experiance
    Try WIC, Women, Infants and Children. I have a friend who, as a new grad RN, was hired by WIC. This was/is her first job. Hope this helps!!!
    Jul 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Pharm question...
    13. the nurse is preparing to administer labetalol (normodyne) iv push for a patient diagnosed with hypertensive crisis. which intervention should the nurse implement? (best answer) a)...
    Apr 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. i neen hel doing careplan for patient with AD.
    Hi, I always did very well on my careplans, and was given the following format to follow: one r/t pt safety r/t disease one r/t pt psychological/social needs also r/t disease and One on disease...
    Mar 1, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Cathether Bag question
    I always use gloves. And I always take 2 paper towels with me. One to set on the floor, put the graduated container on top of it, just to keep the area/and the container clean - floors are always...
    Feb 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. can you add KCL to IVF?
    Hi, At my facility, a small rural hospital, we do mix KCL in IVF. Also mix IV antibiotic therapies. It's been a great learning experience. :paw:Can't resist the pawprint!!! Catlover13
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Rural Nursing as a SPECIALTY!!
    Hi, I've landed in a rural area, our nearest "big city" of 75K is almost 1 hour away, and I've been balking at the idea of applying for a job there. Don't want the commute... We do have a...
    Jun 30, '07
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  25. HELP Ivy tech or MVCTC accepted to both?
    Which Ivy Tech are you accepted at? I don't know what your other program is by the initials. I can tell you about Ivy Tech, Ft Wayne. I just graduated in the LPN program, Dec 2006. And I...
    Jun 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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