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  1. Being Asked to Come in and Work as CNA...
    I'm an LPN... My question is: if you're an LPN, but working in the roll as a CNA, if someone codes, etc., are you held to the standard of a CNA or LPN on that shift??
    Aug 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Plan to go on to RN?
    No, I used to want to be an RN. But after doing my clinicals in a hospital, and a lousy job in LTC & clinic nursing, I've began to think nursing isn't for me. As a matter of fact, I loathe it. I'm...
    Jul 31
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. get kicked off because of med error
    Wow, I'm really sorry... When I was in LPN school, we weren't allowed to give meds, especially narcotics, without an instructor or precepting nurse present. I'm an LPN, but am getting out of floor...
    Jul 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. CEUs
    Yeah, we had to have intro to computers, basic public speaking & several others as well. I went to an LPN to RN bridge program, but exited as an LPN. I only need to more nursing courses to be an RN,...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. CEUs
    Believe it or not, no. We didn't have to have it for the LPN program I did through a local comm. college. We had to have Anatomy I & II, microbiology, math, psychology, & be a certified CNA before...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. CEUs
    OK, Thanks so much! You too!
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. CEUs
    Hey! Thanks for your reply! :) So I'm assuming medical terminology would count?? I don't plan to pursue my RN or RN-BSN anymore... I'm actually wanting to get in to medical coding away from floor...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. CEUs
    I posted this in the Virginia nursing forum, but never got any responses. I was wondering if any other LPNs might know here? I'm an LPN in the state of VA. I will be renewing my LPN license in two...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I remember being young, & ready for nursing school too, John... Oh, if I'd only known ...
    Jul 23
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Amen!
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    OMG, I totally agree with you. I know a lady who used to be a nurse manager in a certain dept. of her hospital, but was recently promoted to the main nurse manager over hundreds of nurses now at that...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, this!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I have never been a "victim" or been "tormented" in any situation! I've been picked on and bullied by teachers and co-workers, but haven't taken it. I've either stood up to them face to face, or...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    yes, I agree we can't always run away crying and screaming. However, bullying is a real thing, especially in nursing, and it isn't always the victim's fault. Just because someone is being mentally...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    [QUOTE=OCNRN63;8024064] Sometimes you have to go deep within yourself and just stand up and say "Enough!" I had a couple instructors who made my life miserable, but my ICU instructor...that woman...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I disagree. Sometimes people can't stand up for themselves... For an example, if a nursing instructor is picking on a certain student constantly, & giving them failing grades, it's hard for a student...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, I totally agree. Before I became an LPN, I was enrolled in a cosmetology school to become a cosmetologist. The instructor there gave me sheer H-e-l-l, everyday. That woman picked & picked at me,...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. lpn career question
    I'm sure it couldn't hurt. Any certifications you get looks good on a resume! :) I had a patient once that was an RN & sonographer. She couldn't decide what she wanted to be she told me, so she went...
    Jul 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Correctional Facility Nurse
    Well, I haven't worked as an LPN in a jail or prison, but am an LPN. I have a friend who is a teacher in a local prison. She said teaching in a prison can be stressful. She warned me against being a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Medical coding...
    Anyone leave bedside/clinic nursing for medical coding? I've been a part time LPN since 2008, and am already burned out. I really dislike nursing anymore. The thought of applying for or working any...
    Jul 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. June 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I've worked so hard tonight doctor I feel beside myself!!!!
    Jun 27
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  22. New nurse, may get fired...
    Praying everything goes ok for you in whatever happened. I've actually felt mad, upset, & very emotional in several nursing jobs I've held, therefore I am trying to get away from clinic/ floor...
    Jun 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Quit First Job After 3 Days of Orientation
    Unfortunately, this seems to be the norm in many facilities when becoming a new LPN. I had a similar situation with my first LPN job. My advice is if you didn't feel comfortable, look for a new job...
    Jun 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Best Tips for Studying?
    I felt the exact same way in LPN school. I was ecstatic when I made it to my second semester. What helped me was highlighting the sections in the book I was studying with different color...
    Jun 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. LPN Undercutting...
    Wow, where do you live? I live in a rural area on the east coast and the average LPN pay is $9.00-15.00 an hour! Unless you've been an LPN for years, then you might make around $21.00 an hour if...
    Jun 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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