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  1. Help with a difficult Resident
    I am currently working at an ALF and as I see it , am having personality issues with one of the Residents. My record to date is perfect and I am extremely scared that she will blemish it. I have been...
    Jan 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. acls algorithms
    try this website http://www.acls.net/aclsalg.htm
    Jun 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How old were you when you finished nursing school?
    I was 17 when I graduated LPN school.
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How often do your guys need to renew your RN/LPN license?
    In Fl it is every two years. In New york it is every three
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  5. I just lost my brother, hoping to get some feedback
    I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my brother several years ago to AIDS it was difficult because like you I was very close to him. I agree with the above posts go to grief counseling lean on your...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. LPN Care Video
    I don't know of any videos....but i attended a hands on one day seminar thru Kane seminars on nursing skills ie: trach care, foley insertion, iv's etc it was a very good program and i did not think...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Entry Level LPN Jobs
    You could also try an Assisted Living Facility. I was in the same boat as Selenak, out of nursing for a long time, took a refresher course, got IV certified and BLS then began looking for a...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Putting on a condom catheter
    That is just wrong! How is that not sexual abuse or elder abuse? She needs to be reported!
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I am just Sad!
    Thank you all for your kind words!
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I am just Sad!
    Sadly when i went to work today my friend had passed. It was truly an honor and a blessing to have him in my life I will never forget him! He was truly an amazing person. I felt a feeling of relief...
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I am just Sad!
    First let me say Happy Holidays to all the allnurses.com bloggers and staff! I am a reentry LPN working at an ALF and I do love it been there about 10 months now and I am now dealing with one of my...
    Dec 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. New York State Licensure
    After many years of having my NY license inactive I contacted them to reactivate my license and I have to say they were most helpful to me I received the paperwork very quickly! The whole process...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Success Returning to Nursing
    Actually no. I did the online program and what is nice is you do it really at your pace also worked along with Saunders NCLEX Review book!I also was so nervous about going back to school, but as i...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  14. I need two people to respond to this question about nurses and attire.
    Up until recently I would have said starched white uniforms but i truly believe that colorful print scrubs are much better . I think they make patients less afraid and feel more comfortable. And my...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Let's Have Some FUN!
    nueroblastoma-malignant (cancerous) tumor that develops from nerve tissue. It occurs in infants and children.
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Let's Have Some FUN!
    Seizure Disorder
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. trying to renew my lpn license after 15 years
    Also you might want to post on the LPN/LVN site
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. trying to renew my lpn license after 15 years
    Def speak with your BON. I was in a similar situation as you and was going to do the same thing ....get my CNA in fact I took a skills course and even took he exam and passed but at that time through...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. I need 25 people to answer the following question....
    Yes I would, most definitely, without question!!!!!
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Assisted Living
    Please let us know what happens and good luck in whichever works out best for you!
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Assisted Living
    Well I work at an ALF and I love it I really can get to know my residents and I can notice subtle changes some are indepedent, a few alzhiemers ( that have to be watched)but because most are semi...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Wound Care Certification
    Anyone know anything about Wound Care Educators and their Wound Care Certification Course? I have checked out both websites and the prices are very different so any input would be greatly...
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. returning to Nursing
    There is a refresher course in Lake worth FL the name is Capscare,it is a refresher course for RNs and LPNs I was a re-enrty LPN and took this course, It was great! They have either an online or...
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  24. Success Returning to Nursing
    Yes it is a little expensive but I think well worth the money. I think the clinicals were as important as the theory, it gave me a chance to get familiar with the hospital experience and routines a...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  25. Success Returning to Nursing
    I took the Capscare Refresher Course and I loved it . There are clinicals as well( 100 clinical hours) which is awesome. I did finally get a job and a I love it! The market is tough here in South...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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