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  1. LS2
    LS2
    So I passed LS1 using the online course. I'm going back to the exam option for my last two exams. Printing the content guide for lifespans 2 this weekend. I'm almost there. Any tips for LS2?
    Jun 30
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. How many jobs/units until you found your "niche"
    I haven't found my niche yet. Been a LVN x4 years, 6 months in LTC and 3.5 years in family practice. Working on completing my RN currently. I have learned my niche is not pedi nor ob/gyn related.
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Failed LPN school twice...need advice
    I just want to make sure I'm understanding this right. You went to NS # 1 and failed out in the last semester. Then went to NS # 2 and failed out in third semester so restarted NS # 2 again and...
    Jun 28
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. board exam
    Contact your states BON
    Jun 28
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  5. What would you do in this situation? (If you know it all ;) )
    Wouldn't you start the Lasix first and then get the urine for the drug screen? Once you start the Lasix they should be able to produce a sample for drug screening. Teaching and counseling about...
    Jun 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What would you do in this situation? (If you know it all ;) )
    5: close door to patients room and hope next shift comes in soon to take care of the train wreck ๐Ÿ˜œ (Just to clarify I'm only joking)
    Jun 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Thank you
    So I did a one day NICU rotation in LVN school. Babies aren't my thing so I didn't take much interest in that particular rotation and honestly don't remember much from that day. My sister gave...
    Jun 27
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. I Need A Nurse To Interview!!
    I work in a clinic and have done interviews for our patients for their perspective nursing programs. Even had a pre med student interview me and one of my docs, that was interesting. I have no...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Fitbit to track sleeping habits
    I just got the Fitbit charge HR as an anniversary gift (thanks hubby). So far I'm loving it. It tracks sleep automatically so you don't have to put it into sleep mode. When I'm sitting still watching...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. IV's/Blood draws as FNP
    I'm an LVN in primary care. Our NPs never do blood draws and in the 3 years I've been in primary care we've only done 2 IVs. Both were started by the LVNs. I have no doubt our NPs can do IVs and...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. this is  for a school assignment
    I highly recommend you ask these to a nurse in person. Try going to a local LTC and see if anyone would be willing to help you out. Do NOT going during shift change or meal time as those are...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Texting & Driving: Must See Video
    They did the every 15 minutes at my high school. It was very eye opening
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. LPN or RN. Which program is more difficult?
    I'm a LVN. The RN program wait list was ridiculous. I'm now going back for my RN. My advice is to go for the RN and just get it over with. It's just two years for the rest of your life (work wise). I...
    Jun 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What Did You Do Before Your First Job?
    I live in a small town and knew the right managers of a local nursing home. Being the new grad I took what I could get ๐Ÿ˜œ If you do go scrub shopping check with your unit or facility to see if you...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 5 hours til go time!
    You got this. Just try to stay calm and read all of the question thoroughly. Don't rush. Take a deep breath before beginning and relax as much as possible. Good luck!
    Jun 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. How to keep a quiet environment on the night shift
    Turn the lights down or off (ask them to install dimmer switches for the hallway lights if possible). Turn the volume down on alarms and call lights if possible, keep staff conversations quiet and...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What Did You Do Before Your First Job?
    I didn't have any time off so I apologize if this doesn't help. I graduated on Friday and started orientation the following Monday. If I did have some time off and some extra cash I would take a mini...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. HESI exit exam as a requirement to graduate from the Rhode Island College Nursing Program
    We had to take the HESI exit in order for our director to send our paperwork to the board of nursing to sit for the nclex. We could graduate but sit for boards until we passed the HESI all the...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Medical Assistant or EMT B
    We have a CMA who got her associates degree in medical assisting and another who went to a 6 month training course for held the price. They make the same amount per hour and perform the exact same...
    Jun 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Medical Assistant or EMT B
    EMT would expose you to more types of patients and disease processes than MA. MA is also going to be clinic hours which are mon-fri 8-5. EMT you can work different shifts and may be able to go to...
    Jun 18
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Surgical Clearance
    I'm not a NP so I apologize in advance if this doesn't help answer your question. I work for a large multi hospital system in Texas. Our PAs and NPs can't do pre-ops. It has to be one of the MDs. Not...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Depressed about a job offer
    This sounds more about the hubby than the job. You two are supposed to be a team and he needs to do his part. You both need to sit down and work this out. You may not be able to go to nights right...
    Jun 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. CNA training through LTC?
    The LTC I worked for right out of nursing school did on the job CNA training. It was 2 weeks classroom stuff and 4 weeks on the floor with one of the CNAs or even one of the nurses if we were...
    Jun 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. 9 months in, quitting to work private practice
    The biggest difference between the RN and LVN in my clinic is the RN has to do the phone triage. In Texas LVNs can only do in person focused assessments and obviously phone triage falls outside of...
    Jun 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Medical school after nursing school ?
    You need to research the nursing practice model and the medical practice model and decide which one fits your personality best. If it's nursing get your BSN then go to NP school. NPs are providers...
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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