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  1. did the pvt trick
    Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit, I stand corrected.
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. did the pvt trick
    I simply don't understand this focus you have on ACTUALLY PAYING and foolishly wasting money.... THERE IS NO NEED TO ACTUALLY MAKE THE PAYMENT TO DO THE PVT!!!! The only thing you need to know is...
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Home ventilators
    Home vent stays plugged in 24/7. Portable vent gets plugged in at night along with the w/c for recharging. Removable battery on home vent gets rotated in use for outings of more than half a...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. do you wash your hair every day?
    My scalp is much healthier using just conditioner.... I used to have pretty horrid dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis, but it has virtually disappeared since I got away from the sulfate shampoos.
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. do you wash your hair every day?
    I wash my hair with shampoo once a year whether it needs it or not. I wash my hair with conditioner typically twice a week (I like Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut -- silicone free, cheap, smells...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    You keep using that phrase. I do not think it means what you think it means. ...
    Jan 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Things Little Old Ladies Say
    That's the first thing that I thought of, too!
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    I run the timeclock / scoreboard / scoresheet for my son's hockey games. There is more than one scoresheet out there that is signed, "brillohead, RN"!
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. LPN vs RN home health nurse
    maryen, go ahead and finish your RN degree! Life is short, enjoy it more. It took me 40 years to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up, but now I'm 45yo and doing a job I love. It's...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Fell asleep at private case
    Personally, I wouldn't contact your malpractice insurance company until / unless something actually comes from this ... as in, if you're told you're being reported to the BON. Otherwise, you are...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. LPN vs RN home health nurse
    It depends on what kind of "home health" you're talking about doing. If you're talking about shift work, where you're in a client's home for 8-12 hours straight providing care, that's also called...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Home ventilators
    Trilogy here, too. Be sure to know your scope of practice with regard to the vent. Both of the agencies I work a vent case for specifically prohibit the nurses (LPN or RN) from making ANY...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Going into nursing school without any experience?
    You do realize that BLS is just CPR for the healthcare provider, right? It was required to even get into my nursing program, so it's not going to be something that's going to help you get a job as...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Going into nursing school without any experience?
    Call and ask the hospitals/nursing homes in your area -- this is a facility decision, not a law/rule. In my area's facilities, if you have completed Med-Surg I (which is typically the next class...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Going into nursing school without any experience?
    In my area, you can get a Patient Care Tech job if you're a nursing student who has completed the first semester of Med-Surg clinicals, at which point you already have WAY more training than a CNA...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Fired for "sounding like I'm high"....
    Oh thank goodness, I thought I was the only one who thought this way! I'm frankly appalled at the number of recommendations to "lawyer up"... don't we get mad when people want to sue us for...
    Jan 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Will NCLEX ever REQUIRE BSN???
    What on earth are you talking about? What "states" BONs require a BSN degree to take the NCLEX-RN exam???
    Jan 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    I've been thinking the same exact thing!
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Fired for "sounding like I'm high"....
    Not sure where you live, but if you don't have an Employment Contract, chances are you're an at-will employee, which means they can fire you for anything or nothing (other than a federal protected...
    Jan 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    Given that you have another degree/profession, I'm going to guess that you are a "non-traditional" (read: older) student. I was, too, and I was shocked at how college had changed in 25 years. ...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Will NCLEX ever REQUIRE BSN???
    You do realize that you don't take the NCLEX every time you renew your license, right???
    Jan 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Travel Nurse- First gig!
    Have you thought about checking out the Travel Nursing forum here?
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. skeptical of another nurse
    I work private duty, and I've been amazed at the incompetence of some of the "experienced" nurses who have been sent to orient on one of my cases. I actually had to argue with one recently about...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Receiving report
    Regarding report.... if you're already familiar with the case and if there are no extenuating circumstances, what more are you wanting for a report? I had a case where, "He's doing good, nothing...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. how to become a PDN in california?
    Based on the size of my butt, not a darned thing! LOL
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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