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  1. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    "The candidate has previously passed this exam. A new appointment cannot be scheduled" I can't wait to see my license number post to the BON website :clpty:
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Hard time finding LPN-RN online programs...
    Indiana State University has a distance learning program for LPN to BSN. This might be one step more than you were wanting but it might be worth it to have the extra education.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Ideas for Teaching Project
    I have to come up with an idea for my community teaching project & I am coming up blank. I will be presenting this to women at a homeless shelter for women & children (I'm not sure how many children...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. learn to say it correctly!!
    I think that I am most irritated to see fellow nurses put that we have "recieved" medication for a resident. Um, it's "i" before "e" except after c. Received! You have a college education people,...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Advise for RN graduating from FW - Ivy Tech at end of July
    I waited about a month after graduating to take the NCLEX (this was the quickest I could schedule the exam b/c you have to wait for Ivy Tech to send your info to Indy & you have forms to send to...
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  6. Do  you identify yourself as a nurse when you or your family are a patient?
    I try not to introduce myself as a nurse b/c I realize that just because I'm a nurse, it doesn't mean that I know everything about the medical situation (there's a reason that nurses specialize!) and...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Really struggling with first job in nursing home
    Pegasus65, I'm glad to hear that your new job is working out so well. I, too, seem to have made it into a facility that is willing to train and answer questions. And yes, the med cart is so much...
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Ivy Tech 'Fall 2010' Applicants
    I have the same issue. I used clear nail polish to cover the part of the metal on the watch that touches my skin. This seems to have helped. I've also worn a long sleeved shirt under my scrub shirt...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  9. Really struggling with first job in nursing home
    Thank you kocheli, positive postings from members is one of the main reasons that I keep coming back to this website! It really helps to have someone else share their experiences with you to let you...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Really struggling with first job in nursing home
    Yes, never a good sign when an employee is "out of there" at the first opportunity! I was just offered a job today at another nursing home. At first I didn't want to accept it but I had just had a...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Really struggling with first job in nursing home
    Thank you Pegasus65. It really helps to know that I am not alone in this experience. I have been feeling so bad about this experience and it doesn't help that my former classmate is still working...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Really struggling with first job in nursing home
    I obtained my LPN in September and started a new job in LTC in October. I was so excited to get a new job so quickly. The excitement quickly turned to dread. I was supposed to get 5 days of...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. MedTech College
    I went to Ivy Tech for my LPN. It seemed to me that they tried to cram too much info into too short of a time. A lot of our material was "self-study" that was tested on in class along with the...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
    My ATI Mock NCLEX Exam was 180 questions, 30 of these questions were "research" questions that didn't apply to my results, and I think that it took me just over an hour to complete, though I am a...
    Jul 30, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. NCLEX Registration
    I was wondering how long it takes to get a date to test for the NCLEX in Indiana after sending in your application? I want to take a month after school is over to study for the NCLEX but I don't want...
    Jul 26, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  16. SB Chemistry & Lifespan Development online
    Has anyone else on here taken Chemistry or Lifespan Development online through Ivy Tech South Bend? I am just wondering how the lab in Chemistry is done online? I am also curious of what papers,...
    Jun 26, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  17. Instructor's throwing out exam questions
    I have had instructors throw out questions in the past because they felt that if the majority of the class missed it, then it was a poorly written question (most of our exam questions come from a...
    Jun 10, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Public schools to send home weight reports
    I realize that this is something that the schools are doing to try to stop childhood obesity but I feel that it is not up to the school system to gauge the "appropriateness" of my child's weight....
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. LPN--Ivy Tech Valpo
    There should be an academic calendar available on Ivy Tech's website that should give you the dates that classes are being held and what holidays students have off. If it is similar to Fort Wayne's...
    Jan 24, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  20. does IVY TECH, Ft Wayne give quality nursing training?
    A lot of information in the nursing program at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne is self study-like dosage calculations and medical terminology-but you are still tested on it in class and it counts against your...
    Jan 24, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  21. how can I be a good clinical student?
    We won't be allowed to pass meds until we have checked off on this in lab, which will be in the next 3-4 weeks. I don't know how they can allow us to pass meds this early in our training. We are...
    Oct 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. how can I be a good clinical student?
    You get a nurse? How lucky are you! We were assigned a pt. on the first day of clinical and were told that the best way to learn was to jump right in. We were left trying to figure out what we were...
    Oct 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New LPN students??
    I start my LPN classes on August 25.
    Jul 5, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. starting school this fall
    I'm 33, and math and science were never my strong subjects. I was surprised that I did as well as I did in these sections on my TEAS test. I also did very well in my ANP 101 & 102 classes, so there...
    Jul 4, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Ivy Tech: Dosage Calc. & Medical Terminology
    I took medical terminology Fall '07 at the suggestion of a friend of mine that has been a RN for ten years. It has already helped me out a lot when I was taking ANP 101 & 102. I was already familiar...
    Jul 4, '08
    Forum: Indiana Nursing

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