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  1. Math Tutorials
    Hi I am returning to school to work on my RN degree. I need to refresh my nursing math and was wondering if anyone could recommend some webiste that have nursing math tutorials that they find are...
    Jul 20
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  2. Should I work in LTC ?
    Thanks everyone!
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Should I work in LTC ?
    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I am looking for greener pastures though. I need to learn new things or I will become stagnant.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Should I work in LTC?
    Hi everyone! I currently work in home health nursing as an LPN. However, I wish to learn more skills and feel I am stagnant in my job. Should I make a leap of faith to long term care? or will the...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. How has being (becoming) a lpn changed your life?
    Your story is so inspiring! How did nursing change my life? well, I am an LPN. I got an LPN job just 10 days after passing NCLEX! I got promoted without hardly trying! For the first time in my...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Should I work in LTC ?
    hi, I am currently working home health nursing as an LPN. THese last couple years, i feel my skills are becoming stagnant. I am not learning anything new. I would like to work in a nursing home ,...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. That Dreaded 3-11 Shift
    I like 3-11 pm well enough, BUT i miss out on a TON of activities! have had to miss many evening things, church related things, community related things because I have to work in the evening. ...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. As a Nurse our whole lives revolve round our schedule
    you raised some really good points in this post. I see time and time again totallly unfair scheduling. Some people NEVER have to work a friday. I have to agree, people who DON'T have kids, are...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Verses for Nurse's Funeral Mass?
    how about the verse in the new testament..."well done good and faithful servant"? your mom was a servant to others her whole life. And she was also GOD"s servant! My sympathies to you on your...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  10. Schedule issues...how common is it ?
    I work at an agency that is what I would call, UNFAIR in scheduling people. I won't get into all the particulars but it seems the PM shifts are the ones with the least amount of back up. Also, I...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    I am an LPN, and I DO MORE than my RN supervisor. not only does she not have a clue as to what is going on with our patients, she can't do a schedule right to save her life and doesn't know who is...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. To all the students about to start nursing school...
    Thanks for your encouragement! Good luck on your NCLEX!:)
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Pay Off My Student Loans In Full or Make Monthly Payments?
    I would pay them off in full! You lucky dog!
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Medication Mistake
    I don' t mean to put you down, but you are an RN and you didn't realize that? Medication Administration 101.
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. What exactly is so bad about LTC??
    Most RN's have a superiority attitude when dealing with LPN's. That has been my experience anyway.
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Does The VA  need LPN's
    thank youi everyone for taking the time to answer! :)
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Does The VA  need LPN's
    or are they mostly looking for RN's? trying to get a feel for the market. thanks!
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. Accredited or not Accredited ?
    Yes, I REALLY asked this question. You see, i was not blessed with such extreme intelligence as you seem to have been. I stupidly thought I would ask a question on a nursing message board run...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Accredited or not Accredited ?
    oops oops ooops
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. VA and accredited college........
    Is it true that the Veterans Administration will only hire nurses from accredited schools such as the NLN or CCE?
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Do you have a lot of Debt to pay off
    thanks guys for the info on excelsior. I am more confused then ever about accreditted schools!
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Do you have a lot of Debt to pay off
    I thought Excelsior was accredited? so ...it won't be accepted depending on the state?
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. LPN not taken serious
    well I know one thing,,,I work a HE** of a lot harder than the RN's at my facility! Just like the CNA's work harder than anyone else....AND get the lowest pay!
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Do you have a lot of Debt to pay off
    yep...just look at the welfare system.
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Accredited or not Accredited ?
    I read about the importance of a nursing school being accredited. Ok...does this mean it must be accredited by the NLN? If I go to a community college that is accredited but the program is not...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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