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  1. LPN starting salary for new grads Columbia, SC
    I'm in the Upstate of SC, not the Midlands, but from what I've seen, LPNs start at around $14-16/hr. The hospitals here no longer hire LPNs. They are hired almost exclusively by nursing homes and...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. Bed bath & linen change skill exam help!
    I agree with GrnTea. Your school should have provided you with specific instructions, including critical errors. Anything not addressed in their instructions probably will not fail you (i.e., washing...
    Sep 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. When did you start using NCLEX review books??
    I bought one early on with every intention of using it throughout school. I never actually used mine until I graduated, though. Our school recommended both the Saunders book and Davis's Q&A. I bought...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Content or nclex questions?!Plz help, love ya
    My school used ATI and our last class contained a week-long review of content. We were given ATI review books, which were about 300 pages and summarized the content without us having to read...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Could someone explain the ladder system to me?
    I earned my ADN from a community college with a similar progression. I spent my first year taking prerequisites for the nursing program (A&P, Microbiology, etc.). I was then able to enter the nursing...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Should I switch Nursing Schools after finishing my 1st semester?
    I don't know if this helps or not, but in switching from a non-accredited school to an accredited one, your classes may not transfer. It could mean starting over from the beginning at a new school....
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Passed the nclex with 250 questions
    Rosio, try putting a dash in your school code. I believe it's after the second digit (i.e., 03-419). Congratulations to all who passed!
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Should I take medical terminology as an elective?
    I took a medical terminology course before I started nursing classes. The structured learning helped me stay on track (which I wouldn't have done on my own) and it was a fairly easy online course....
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Can you recommend a medical terminology book
    I recommend taking a Medical Terminology course at your school. Assuming you study, it's a great way to boost your GPA. The textbook for the course I took was Medical Terminology for Health...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Some of the posts indicate that there is a new good Pearson Vue popup ("The candidate has previously passed..."). I took the NCLEX Saturday, July 7, 2012 and didn't get the new good popup, but the...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Advice...please
    I think it's important for you to do SOMETHING. Even if you decide later that it's not the right path for you, you'll at least have a means to make a change. As for your shyness, don't let it deter...
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    You take your first nursing job wherever you can get it.
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements

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