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  1. leaving my job gave a 2 weeks manager very rude.
    Hi SweettartRN, When you handed in your resignation without notice, did you find it difficult to obtain another position elsewhere? I live in an at will state also. Once in my life I resigned without...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Got My Dream Job!
    Congratulations! I'd love to find my dream job, but I don't know what it is. I currently work in LTC and its very close to where I live. With the way jobs are so hard to get these days I don't dare...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Little Brother
    This is a very beautiful story, thank you for sharing it with us. It made me stop and think of why I became a nurse in the first place. At times I feel we lose that along the way somehow. You're...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. LPN starting pay $26.50!
    I know this is an older post, but wow! You have a lot of credentialling (sp?) and I feel you should be paid more than $23.00/hr.
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. got the new nurse nerves!!!
    i remember what it was like starting out as a new nurse. my first nursing job was in a ltc, that was a mistake for me. i didn't know enough i thought to be the only nurse on noc shift and...
    May 14, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. LPN starting pay $26.50!
    wow! i'd love to make that kind of money. i've been an lpn since 1998, i work in a ltcf and make around $19/hr. which is a good amount, but $26.50 would be so much nicer and make living much easier....
    Apr 9, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Orientation length?
    i think that 3 days orientation is rediculous. that is how many i had at the ltcf i work at now. not nearly enough time. another ltcf gave 1 week orientation. that was when i was fresh out of school....
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. med error questions and more
    Where I work if a med isn't available, I initial and circle it. Then we are to write above on the PRN med sheet why it wasn't given. I think writing it on the MAR makes more sense, then the reason...
    Apr 25, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Let go
    i'm sorry to hear that you were let go. it does sound like it may have been a blessing. i know that doesn't help much, but perhaps you can get full time hours at the nh or something else. i would...
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Med error!!!!
    i used to work in a hospital on a subacute unit. i came on duty and received patients from a float nurse. prior to my arrival he had administered medications to the wrong patient and some of the meds...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Which organ is in charge in human body?
    this is so true in some cases. http://content.sweetim.com/sim/cpie/emoticons/0002006e.gif http://content.sweetim.com/tbsig/sig.asp?img=ad1
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Worst doctors orders ever received
    i was thinking pretty much the same thing when i read that post. i've been a nurse for almost 11 years and this is the first time i have seen that order.
    Jan 19, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. My 9 year old patient was raped and required surgery
    that is an excellent suggestion. to the op: i'm so very sorry to hear about this tragic event that happened to the child. she will need much care, guidance, love and understanding. she has a long...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Patient is a famous star
    oh crud!!! sorry about the double posts on this topic, my browser messed up so i didn't think it work. :banghead:. i guess there is no doubt though who i love......jon bon jovi...........in case...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Patient is a famous star
    that is exactly how i feel about jon bon jovi. i'd be the best nurse he'd ever have. he could have anything he ever wanted lol. he does it for me. that man still has it going on after all these...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Patient is a famous star
    1. Matthew McConaughey 2. Johnny Depp 3. Burt Reynolds 4. Sebastian Bach 5. Jon Bon Jovi Just to name a few :heartbeat. I'm sure there are more lol, but all I can think of at the moment. I'd...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    I wish this were true as I have a very dear friend that has Hepatits C. He has been through many treatments for this. He says at times its in remission.? Sometimes he feels very ill from the Hep C.
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. worried about how long I will be worried
    Very well said.
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I graduate in 9 days ...
    Congratulations. Wishing you good luck on your exam!! Let us know how you do.
    Oct 16, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Grossest Thing You've Ever Seen
    these are very interesting stories, but i think i'm going to have to read them another night. i've had a queasy stomach tonight and this isn't helping. :barf02: lol. but please keep them coming. i...
    Aug 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I just need to say this
    I felt the same way as you do when I took my test 10 years ago. Mine stopped at 85 questions. I was so relieved that the test was over, but was very nervous about if I passed or not. I think everyone...
    Aug 4, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Nurses marrying doctors
    :chuckle...somtimes I wonder if this isn't true! lol.
    Jul 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Does anyone feel the same way?
    "i sense that you are confusing "better than anyone else" in the human value sense as opposed to "better" as in more experience, education, or background." i think you may be right. i have a hard...
    Jul 19, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Does anyone feel the same way?
    [quote=bagladytorn;2971724]to all you beautiful lvn's out there- have you ever gotten the feeling that lvn's aren't considered as valuable as rn's? quote] i haven't felt that we aren't as...
    Jul 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. What is my job title?
    my first position was in long term care. for me, i feel that was a mistake. i was night charge and alone other than two cna's. i didn't feel that i knew enough to be night charge alone and my comfort...
    Jul 6, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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