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  1. Finding a new niche
    I am 50 and cannot do floor nursing currently as my knees are bone on bone and I need bilateral total knees. So my last job of 5 years which was case management also with abstraction to emr was...
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Musings on Protecting Nurses: Protecting Ourselves and Our Patients
    "We have to question everything. We have to report things we feel aren’t in our or our patient’s best interests. We have to above all, feel that we have been informed of any risk we might be taking...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. God Hates Nurses Now
    I have that shirt as well! :laugh:
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. God Hates Nurses Now
    That is horrid. Someone should have called the police on that man that took your epi pen and stomped it. If you can find out who he is you should press assault charges.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Nurses, Say Thank You to Ebola Nurses, Patients, Those Speaking Out
    Words cannot express the gratitude, healing vibes and prayers and love I send to Nina, Amber and all the nurses, doctors and healthcare workers caring for EBV patients worldwide and sharing your...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. Pearson Vue Trick
    YAY!! Congrats!!
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. LPN to RN bridge program in Michigan
    Hi There, I know Schoolcraft & OCC both have bridge programs. THey wouldnt work for me because all my credits were > 10 years but for a new grad such as yourself they would be great! I do believe...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  8. Packing my bag to leave the medical field for good.
    I feel your frustration, but I am still not understanding why you feel the BON or school should look the other way regarding your lack of IV certification? And I am also not understanding what those...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  9. Microbiology Exam
    Wonderful-Congrats!!:yes: I'm taking transitions next Fri then on to Micro-And although I would love an A- I'd be thrilled to pass with a C :0)
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    You've gotten lots of good advice here. I worked as a CNA before becoming a LPN and while I liked the interaction and bedside care-I don't think anyone really enjoys dealing with a code brown in...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Well guess you made it then! I just checked to make sure they processed my payment in time. I sent in my paperwork and CC on th 27th and it cleared on the 28th-yea! I do wish we could get...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Peter, You give me hope it's do-able in a reasonable amount of time-You certainly have accomplished a lot in a short amount of time! Any study tips? ~Ms.P
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. PASSED CPNE at Albany Med 9/30
    Congrats! I imagine it was very nerve wracking!! Do you think the online workshop was worth it or in hindsight would you recommend a more intensive week long prep course? So happy for you! ...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Do it Barbara! I'm enrolling this week-and prey to God my brain is still functional enough to do it. I didn't transitions done but I'm still going to try and test out on before the end of the month....
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. I got a job!!
    Yea, Congrats!!! So happy for you!:up: Ms. P
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. It can be done
    Congrats to you! It's very inspiring to me (back in school-lpn to rn-at age 47!). I too would like to move to a completely different area of nursing that isn't an option as an LPN. Thank you for...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    Yes! I remember that!
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    And well, I'm pretty much capped out on a LPN salary. There's no one paying LPNs any more than I'm making so I have to do it if I want to work in higher skilled areas or if I want to be able to...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Thanks Barbara, I think I may appeal the math and A&P but either way I need to do this. I've spoken with the. Recently without much success. Yup, had to mail them my new license as well. I just don't...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. Collaboration....
    Makes life so much easier when we work together! Love this story :0) I'm really lucky to be in a situation where everyone works well together & helps each other out. Heck, when I take a day off...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Hi Barbara, Thanks for the heads up on Straighterline & ALEKS! Will check them out. I need to do this as cost effectively as possible, Have a son in his Sr yr at college, he's working an internship...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Lifespan Psych Sociology A&P Microbiology Math (I took algebra but because it was beginners algebra they will not accept it as my math credit) I have ALL of these, but they wouldn't accept my...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Lpn to rn program
    Hi There! I just did my very first exam and essentials of nursing safety &and preparening for transition to RN now. For me it's good as I'm working FT, have a side business so I can study a couple...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    Oh My Gosh- I do the same exact thing, LOL- my husband thinks my "thing" about having to have fresh crisp sheets every couple days and the insisting on hospital corners and sheets/blankets completely...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Online Micro. Anyone take it and where?
    Thanks very much :0)
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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