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  1. What do I do?
    First, I wouldn't give out my full name as you did. This site is supposed to be anonymous. Also, the best you can do is speak with a counselor at your said college. They are the one's who can advise...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. care plans
    I used a sample given to us in nursing school & then created my own on my computer.
    Feb 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    Thank you Brandon because I was about to say....LPN = Licensed Practical NURSE or LVN = Licensed Vocational NURSE.
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Student Nurse "Help me!" Threads
    I am a working LVN & RN nursing student. I am always asking questions to others & I love the "normal" questions asked here on AN. What do I mean by normal? I too find it extremely frustrating how so...
    Feb 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 33 and wanting to leap...
    LVN to RN in 8 months? Are you in Texas or CA?
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. why I decided to Bridge from LPN to RN
    My theory is if you aren't able to utilize your skills then you will lose them. Naturally, you may forget things. I am an LVN at a hospital in Southern California. I hang IV's, give PRN narcotics and...
    Jan 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. What's a good LVN school ?
    What LVN School did you attend?[/QUOTE] I went to Career Care Institute in Ventura. I was living out in Ventura at the time & moved back to the SFValley once I graduated. Finding a job as an LVN...
    Jan 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. What's a good LVN school ?
    Science in Nursing. I am taking my pre-req's as we speak & I am an LVN.
    Jan 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Telecommuting jobs
    Telecommuting means you will be monitored by big brother even more. You may find it difficult to move up and eventually you may grow tiresome of staying at home. It's hard for some cause they feel...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. What's a good LVN school ?
    Re-take them. You'd have a harder time being an LVN.
    Jan 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. TCN scam
    What did the better business bureau say? I wouldn't pay it and get a lawyer to get money back. I am sure there are flaws in the contract somewhere. I'm sorry you are going through this.
    Jan 16
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. What's a good LVN school ?
    I went to Career Care in Ventura as I was living out there at the time. The commuter is right. The job market for LVN's does not suffice going to an over priced private school. My program was about...
    Jan 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Dressing for psych
    When I worked at a psych facility, we had 2 choices. We could wear scrubs or street clothes. I never felt comfortable in street clothes, so I usually opted for scrubs. I never wore jewelry & minimal...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Can nurses refuse to perform/assist circumcisions and abortions?
    I am an LVN and I do pre-op/post-op care for elective surgeries. Which does include abortions & circumcisions. Do I agree with abortions 100% of the time? In no way but I am not the patient. My job...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Prejudice in Nursing
    I'm mixed & there are plenty of diversity at my hospital. I've never had an issue with race and there are many nurses, Dr's, RT's & Techs of color at my facility.
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. As a Nurse and a Patient
    I would want me as a nurse & I am one of the assertive, strong one's. I am not mean but I'm straight forward. Yes, I smile & laugh but sometimes that isn't appropriate. I recently had my own health...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. New Grad job help please!
    Keep applying!!! I had my cover letter customized for each job I applied to. I applied to every hospital from Southern California & never let anyone stop me. You can apply to the State Corrections &...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Bad Day, How do you get over it?
    I wouldn't take it personally. You can't please everybody all of the time. Some of my patients have said I was "ok" as a nurse but I did everything I needed for them as a nurse & beyond. I was like...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Hate hate hate my job
    Let me tell you, no matter where you work there will be negative people. Don't allow those people to stop you from doing what you need to do. Regardless of their attitude, ask necessary questions...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. In need for some positive feedback about being an LPN, new nurse not landing a job
    The best advice I can give you is, if you truly want this then don't allow anyone to make you give up. This is an extremely tough industry & not for the quitters. It took me months to find my 1st LVN...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Rn being trained by lpn?
    I'm an LVN but I've learned from CNA's, secretaries & MA's. I feel there is something we can learn from everyone & a title is just that, a title.
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. What is the worst hardship/story you have ever seen/heard in your nursing career?
    How sad!!! This alone would make me recover just to make his life a living nightmare. Do you know if she ever recovered? Talk about divorce, law suit & anything else I could possibly throw at the low...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is the worst hardship/story you have ever seen/heard in your nursing career?
    I forgot to add the vet did this after losing his job when the real estate market crashed. He had plenty of pictures of his "old days" and he was once a very handsome man with a beautiful fiancÚ who...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What is the worst hardship/story you have ever seen/heard in your nursing career?
    During sub-acute clinicals there were several heart felt stories....like the beautiful, young mother pregnant with her 1st baby now in a seizured out due to pre-eclampsia, several of the men there...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How much was your lpn program?
    Ok, relax! Your comments aren't necessary. What I said is exactly what I meant. I didn't qualify for ANY aid thus I have loans & school debt. You can easily go back & read the posts. I wasn't...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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