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  1. I GOT  A JOB!
    Congrats! That's the sort of job I've been hoping for as well.
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. How do you schedule yourself when working 8's and e/o weekend?
    I work in LTC working every other weekend and 8 hour shifts. They'll schedule you depending on the facility's staffing needs.
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The New Grad & Charting
    Charting is a learned art, and when I was as new as you are, I was staying over that long as well. Your best bet is to chart right after something occurs. If you have 30 seconds, make a note. This...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Care Planning Confusion
    Hello all! I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but I looked for a while under the "student nurse" tab and didn't find what I was looking for. Anyway, I'm an LPN to RN student and...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. Is it worth travelling 4 hrs to work?
    I would not do it. Gas is too expensive for a 4 hour commute. I'm not close with my own family, so there wouldn't be anyone to watch my children. I would move if it were that important to me.
    May 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What's Wrong with My Resume?
    My professional profile would be nowhere near that impressive- which is obvious because you have much more experience than I have. I don't have my ASN yet and I have minimal hospital training. I...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  7. Scope of Practice / Nurse Practice Act
    LPN and RN scopes of practice are determined by the facility. That's why some LPNs can hang blood and others can't.
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  8. What's Wrong with My Resume?
    BRITTANY ______ Address | CITY, IN ZIP| Phone Number _____@ivytech.edu OBJECTIVE A licensed practical nurse seeking a full time direct patient care position in an inpatient hospital...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. What's Wrong with My Resume?
    Indiana's state practice acts are pretty vague. Typically what LPNs are prohibited from doing are determined by the facilities. As a nurse in my facility, I always do the initial admission...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  10. What's Wrong with My Resume?
    BRITTANY _____ Address Here | City, IN zip| phone number ____@ivytech.edu OBJECTIVE A licensed practical nursing position that will totally utilize my skills and abilities SKILLS PROFILE...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  11. new graduate RN -- terminated after 2 months
    i was terminated from my first lpn position after 4 terrible months on the job. i didn't know what i was doing, really, and the facility i worked at chewed up and spit out new nurses. what i did...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. Question from a nursing student
    Not an RN yet- just got admitted to the program- but as an LPN, I do have some insight for you. You will find there are floor nurses who would rather you go away and leave them alone. They will...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. My DON is  sexually harassing me
    Ladies, I am at a loss. Since I was fired from my first job at a LTC facility, I've had massive anxiety about keeping a job and keeping enough money to take care of my kids. I worked as an...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Help need advice - I am a new grad with no luck!!! Suggestions welcome
    You might want to look at LTC to get some experience. LTC facilities are always looking to woo RNs, the pay is pretty good, and it'll give you some patient experience.
    Oct 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Starting at LTAC facility after working at LTC- advice?
    I've already asked about orientation. I'm familiar with the facility but only because I was there as a student. The facility wants me to come in an hour before my shift Wednesday night. I asked for a...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  16. Starting at LTAC facility after working at LTC- advice?
    I was let go this time last month from my LTC facility and I recently got accepted to work with a staffing agency that will be sending me frequently to a LTAC facility. My official job description is...
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  17. New LPN let go from LTC facility
    Thank you. I think the worst part of my experience there is that I'm leaving with my nursing confidence shattered. I know I'm capable of being a good nurse... I just don't know what that means...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. New LPN let go from LTC facility
    Oh, it was one job but two facilities on the same property. They had LTC and then across the parking lot, they had Assisted/Independent Living. Sorry I wasn't more clear. I did fulfill my 90 day...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. New LPN let go from LTC facility
    I graduated from my LPN program in late December and took boards in late January. I immediately got a job at a LTC facility thanks to a friend who was a new RN and UM there. I was always pretty...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    I took the NCLEX-PN on the 21st at 8am. I've been checking my BON obsessively all weekend and was going stir crazy, especially when I heard about other nurses having the same test day and already...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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